Contest 42CS Fleur du Rocher
Boat Make: Contest
Boat Model: 42CS
Boat Length: 12.85 m
Engine Power (hp):
Keel Type: Fin keel with lead bulb
Hull Material: Polyester sandwich
Fast, single handed blue water cruiser
The 42CS is the latest yacht from the Contest range. Winning the 2014 "Yacht of the year" award her versatility, quality and speed are internationally recognised. She is sailed easily single handed due to her electric reefing for mainsail and genoa. Her 5 electric winches will ensure easy handling under all circumstances. "Fleur de Rocher" has always been maintained by a proffesional licensed captain and therefore she is in the best technical and tidy condition possible. Other important features are double laminated panoramic window, handcrafted oak joinery, 3-cabins, large galley with large fridges, generator, folding transom/bathing platform. Preliminary brochure
Hull shape: Sandwich, vacuum infused, roundbilged hull in Majestic Blue, Underwatership in epoxy.
Rudder: Balanced spade rudder
Steering system: Rack & pinion steering system by JEFA
Windows: Double, laminated privacy glass, flush deck hatches, rollo's under all deck hatches
Displacement: Approx. 11 tonnes
Vertical clearance: Approx. 23 metres (including antenna)
Hull number: 42204
CE-category: CE-A, unlimited ocean going voyages
Other: Construction is to the highest Dutch standards with each yacht combining hand finished craftsmanship with modern technologies including five-axis CNC cutting, vacuum resin infusion of balsa cored composite hulls and vacuum bonding of teak decks. Combined, this assures accuracy, consistency and optimised integrity for a stronger, lighter, more durable yacht.
Material, colours: Spacious handcrafted interior in Oak (matt satin whitewash finish)
Curtains: Warm beige cloth upholstery
Saloons: Spacious saloon with ample daylight through panoramic window
Cabins: Owners cabin forward, two guest cabins aft
Berths: double berths in all cabins
Headroom: Approx. 2.05m.
Television: Samsung 32
Cooker & fuel: Three burner stove with oven
Underneath the flush deck a crew of six can be accommodated in the high end, hand made, interior of which the Contest yard is famous. The interior is in oak with a white wash varnish. Light oak floor boards, leather panels at the bulkheads and the sophisticated upholstery finishes her cosy atmosphere.
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 54 HP
Engine hours: 959 hrs
Fuel tanks: 230L + 88L day tank (both in PE)
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Saildrive with 3-bladed folding propellor
Measuring instruments: RPM, acoustic alarm for oil pressure, temperature and charging current
Control panel: Mastervolt touch screen (BUS system)
Water system: Electric water pressure system
Hot water: Boiler (on engine and 220V
Water tank & material: Approx. 325 ltr
Waste water tank: Waste water tanks for both heads
Shorepower: Yes, with circuit breaker
Water tank gauge: Yes
Fuel tank gauge: Yes
Other: This yacht is equipped with the high-speed CANbus electric wiring technology of Mastervolt. The intelligent, one-cable MasterBus network simplifies wiring, saving valuable space and weight. Additionally, the system can be automated and customized to meet all requirements of the user. The wide range of interfaces and modules can connect any equipment to the MasterBus system and can be managed, monitored or operated locally or centrally, multiple 230V sockets, isolation transformer.
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Fractionally rigged with 2 pairs of swept back spreaders
Spars, stays: Seldèn aluminium mast and tree
Winches: Electric winches for main sheet, genoa sheets, 1 x electric outhaul main/halyard, 1 x manual halyard
Genoa: North Sails Soft Norlam with battens
Genoa reefing system: Electric genoa furling system
Seldén aluminum mast and boom,deck stepped,demolition,mast with 2 swept back spreaders. The non-overlapping head sail, in combination with the electric winches enables quick and easy tacking, especially for a small crew. The hydraulic back stay tensioner and boom-vang can be operated from the cockpit. Electric winches for main sail and genoa sheets are within reach of the helmsman, adjustable fairleads from cockpit.
Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: On autopilot
Other: AIS transceiver Simrad NAIS 400, Wifi yachtrouter + WLAN AC marine incl. hotspot, etc. The zeus plotter has a wifi signal and can be intergrated with the Ipad app of B&G. This can be displayed on the LCD tv in the saloon through AppleTV.
Anchor windlass: Electric windlass, up and down
Fenders, lines: Full set of fenders and warps
Outdoor cushions: Full set of cockpit cushions
Swimming ladder: Mounted on folding transom
Swimming platform: Folding transom with teak, hot and cold shower at transom
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: 2 wires in 316 stainless steel
Other: Foldable cockpit table, full set of luxury cockpit cushions,
Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes
Other: Alarms for running bilge pump, water in fuel, battery level and black water tanks.