Contest 43 ‘Vive Somnium’

PRICE €149,000

Boat Make: Contest

Boat Model: 43

Boat Length: 13 m

Engine Power (hp):

Keel Type: Fin keel with bulb

Hull Material: Polyester

High quality blue water cruiser

Vive Somnium is a very well kept Contest 43 with over €50.000,- spend on improvements over the last 3 years. With her rare 3-cabin layout she ideal for family cruising. She has a beautiful and spacious teak interior. Amongst her renewals are: new standing rigging, new running rigging, new B & G electronics, new tri-radial cut sails, new seacocks etc..
If you are looking for a family world cruiser in turn key condition, this could be your yacht. Please contact us for more details.

Hull shape: Roundbilged hull in white with turqoise striping
Rudder: Rudder in skeg
Steering system: Wheel steering
Windows: Perspex windows in aluminium frames (2007)
Displacement: 12.900 Kg
Ballast: 5.780 Kg
Vertical clearance: Approx. 20 mtrs.
Hull number: 43007
Other: Hull profesionally waxed in 2016
Material, colours: Classic handcrafted teak joinery
Curtains: Blue upholstery
Saloons: Spacious and light saloon
Cabins: Forward cabin (V-berth), cabin in passage to aft cabin, owners cabin with double centreline berth
Berths: 6+2 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 1.98m.
Cooker & fuel: Force 10 3- burner stove with oven
Other: Classic teak interior with smooth round curvings, U-shaped galley on portside, charttable on starboard,
U-shaped and straight settee in saloon with stowage space behind back rests, V-berth in forward cabin with ensuite head/shower, double bunk berth in passage to aftcabin, double centreline berth in aftcabin with ensuite head and shower cabin.
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 62 HP
Year: 1990
Engine hours: Approx. 2850 hrs.
Fuel tanks: 350L. in S.S, 20L daytank
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with 3-bladed feathering propeller
Fuel consumption: Approx 3.5L/h
Measuring instruments: RPM, temperature, tank meters
Voltage: 12V and 220V (shorepower)
Control panel: Yes, professional switchboard
Dynamo: Yes
Water system: Electric and footpump
Hot water: Through boiler (engine and shorepower)
Water tank & material: 2 x 350 L in Stainless steel
Other: Double Separ filters, Victron Argofet 100-3 100A with 3 outlets (2015), digital multiconrol RJ45 (2015), all seacocks replaced (2015), Exhaust system renewed incl. waterlock (2016), engine serviced in 2016,
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Sloop rigged
Spars, stays: New standig rigging and terminals (2016)
Winches: 2 x Andersen S.S. 2-spd, 2 x Lewmar ST 2-spd., 2 x halyard (of which 1 ST)
Sails material: Zwaan sails (2015), 39.3 sqm. tri-radial cut, Hybrid 9.65-8.65OZ
Genoa: Zwaan Sails (2015), 51.6 sqm. tri-radial cut,Hybrid 9.65-8.65OZ, with foam strip luff
Genoa reefing system: Harken furling system
Halfwinder, bollejan: Yes, hardley used
Other: Electric winch for reefing genoa's, Backstays in Dyneema, Spinnaker boom aluminium, Adjustable backstay, new Seldén Rodkicker boomvang (2015), Complete new running rigging (2016) from Lancelin type: Full Dyn SK78 and Punch SK78 Dyneema, Anderson winches and mastwinch serviced in 2016, new Goosneck fitting (2016)

Navigation and electronics
Weatherfax/Navtex: Furuno nx-300 (2004)
Other: Go Free Wifi-1 system with M@ sailboat package (2014/2015), NAIS-400 Class B AIS (2014), new windex (2015), extra B&G GPS antenna, new decklight (2015),
Anchor windlass: New electric anchor winch (extra powerful) (2016)
Fenders, lines: Yes
Swimming ladder: Yes, stainless steel
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: 2-wires with opening gates (renewed in 2016) on both sides
Other: Emergency tiller, Cockpit tent, Life lines, new teak next to entrance (2015), Stainless steel bowladder (2016), stainless steel wharp proctection strips at clamps (2016),
Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes
Other: In 2015 the gas system was renewed and approved,

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