Contest 42CS ‘French Tulipe’


Boat Make: Contest

Boat Model: 42CS

Boat Length: 12.85 m

Engine Power (hp):

Keel Type: Fin keel with lead bulb

Hull Material: Polyester

Fast, single handed blue water cruiser

The Contest 42CS is the perfect example of a cruiser-racer. 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 winches for mainsail and genoa. Her 4 electric winches will ensure easy handling under all circumstances. Important features are double laminated panoramic window, handcrafted modern teak joinery, 3-cabins, large L-shaped galley, generator, folding transom/bathing platform. Please contact us for further information. 

Hull shape: Vacuum infused roundbliged hull in Majestic blue
Rudder: Balanced spade rudder
Steering system: Rack & pinion steering system by JEFA with black aluminium steering wheels
Windows: Double, laminated privacy glass, flush deck hatches, rollo's under all deck hatches
Displacement: Approx. 11 tonnes
Hull number: 42209
CE-category: Category A: Unlimited ocean voyages

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: Handcrafted modern teak interior
Saloons: Spacious saloon with ample daylight through panoramic window
Cabins: Owners cabin forward and two guest cabins in aft
Berths: 6 + 2 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 2.05m.
Cooker & fuel: 3-burner stove with oven
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 54HP
Year: 2016
Fuel tanks: Approx. 226 ltr + 88 ltr daytank
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Yanmar SD60 saildrive with (folding) propellor
Voltage: 12V/230V
Control panel: Mastervolt touch screen (BUS system)
Dynamo: 12V/124A alternator
Water system: Electric pressurized water system
Hot water: Through boiler (on engine and 220V)
Water tank & material: Approx. 381 ltr
Waste water tank: Waste water tanks for both heads
Shorepower: Yes, with cable
Voltmeter: Yes
Tachometer: Yes
Fuel tank gauge: Yes
Oil pressure gauge: Yes
Temperature gauge: Yes

She 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 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.

Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Fractionally rigged with 2 pairs of swept back spreaders and removable cutterstay
Winches: 2x electric s/s Lewmar for Genoa, 1x electric s/s Lewmar for main and 1x electric s/s for halyard
Sails material: NorLam
Genoa: North Sails 108% NorLam UltraX
Genoa reefing system: Furling genoa
Jib: North Sails T-cut Norlam Ultra X cutter jib incl. running backstays
Furling foresail: Slab reefing
Gennaker: North Sails G-0 Gennaker

Seldén aluminium mast and boom painted in white, keel stepped, mast with 2 swept back spreaders, combined control panel for hydraulic boomvang and backstay. The non-overlapping head sail, in combination with the electric winches enables quick and easy tacking, especially for a small crew. Electric winches for main sail and genoa sheets are within reach of the helmsman, adjustable fairleads from cockpit.

Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: B&G Triton

B&G GoFree wifi, Triton multiview display, SSB preparation, R&R antenna VHF/TV/AM/FM/SSB/DVB-T/DAB-T

Anchor windlass: Electric windlass, up and down
Boat cover: Cockpit table cover
Swimming ladder: Mounted on folding transom
Swimming platform: Folding transom with teak, hot and cold shower at transom
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: 2-wired in 316 stainless steel
CE-standard: Category A: Unlimited ocean voyages
Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes

Alarms for running bilge pump, water in fuel, battery level and black water tanks.

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