Contest 46 / 48 Spirit
Boat Make: Contest
Boat Model: 46 / 48
Boat Length: 14.75 m
Engine Power (hp):
Keel Type: Vinkiel met Scheel bulb
Hull Material: Polyester
Blue water cruiser
Contest 46 "Spirit" is a true example of a classic blue water cruiser. Build to Lloyds specifications, she is ready to sail the world's oceans. Due to her spacious interior layout with 3 cabins, large heads, she offers a comfortable stay on board for 6 persons. She is easily sailed single handed from the cockpit. "Spirit" is ready for some new adventures with her new owner.
A well kept classic from Contest yachts!
Please contact us for further information. Preliminary brochure! Inspection possible in Portugal.
Hull shape: Roundbildged hull in "Flag Blue" (sprayed in 2021)
Rudder: Rudder in full skeg
Steering system: Wheel steering "Whitlock"
Displacement: Approx. 15.400 kg
Ballast: Approx. 6.200 kg
Vertical clearance: Approx. 21,5 m
CE-category: CE-A, unlimited sea going
Material, colours: Classic teak interior, coated ceiling upholstery (2009), beige canvas seatings (2010) and curtains.
Saloons: Large saloon with U shaped settee and couch, chart table and pantry in passage to master bedroom.
Cabins: Owners cabin in aft with double bed, forward double V bed cabin and 2 bunk beds in guest cabin.
Berths: 6 + 2
Headroom: Approx. 2mtr.
Television: TV and audio system plus antennas.
Cooker & fuel: Techimpex Mariner 3-burner gas stove, 2 x 5 L campinggas in bun.
Lights changed to LED in 2016, etc.
Engine, electrics, water
Power: Approx. 100 HP
Engine hours: Approx. 3200 hours
Fuel tanks: Stainless steel approx. approx. 450 L fuel tank.
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel shaft with 18" Max prop + spare fixed prop.
Fuel consumption: Approx. 4 L/h @2000 revs
Measuring instruments: Phillippi: tank gauge, tachometer, oil presurre, temperature gauge.
Control panel: Yes
Solar panel: Yes, 2 x 105 Watt (2012)
Water system: Presurized water system in bathrooms and pantry.
Hot water: Raritan boiler of 50 L on 220V and engine. (2012)
Water tank & material: 2 stainless steel tanks under saloon seats, approx. 800 L.
Waste water tank: 1 x stainless steel approx. 50 L and 1 x pvc tank approx. 50 L.
Water maker: Available but decommissioned (not in use / working condition)
Shorepower: Yes, with sockets throughout.
Fuel tank cleaned and forseen of inspection holes in 2020, exhaust system renewed in 2021, laste genrator service October 2020, last engine service june 2021, etc.
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Sloop rigged
Winches: 10 Enkes winches in cockpit (1 electric) and 2 on the mast.
Genoa: UK-de Vries 48 m2 (2012), Harken furling system + spare sail.
Jib: UKde Vries Staysail 15 m2(2012), Harken furling system + spare sail.
Mast height 21.5 mtr, Standing & running rigging renewed in 2012, etc.
Navigation and electronics
Weatherfax/Navtex: Nasa marine (2012)
Vesper anchorwatch AIS transponder seperate and Raymarin AIS integrated in plotter (2014), Electronic(Navionics) and paper charts from North Atlantic European coasts (Norway to Canary Islands, Northsea, Baltic and Western Mediteranean.etc.
Anchor windlass: Electric "Lawrence Simpsom" with foot switches and anchor chain control.
Fenders, lines: Ample fenders & lines.
Outdoor cushions: Yes, cockpit cushions.
Boat cover: Beige, cover on cabin, cockpit and aft deck. (2010)
Swimming ladder: Yes, folding stainless steel.
Swimming platform: Yes, laid with teak in 2020.
Dinghy: 4 person Zodiac
Outboard engine: Yamaha 4HP
Davits: Fixed davits in stainless steel.
Cockpit tent 2016, cover steering pedstal 2010, folding bow ladder, 2 foldable bikes, etc.
Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes for 2 5 ltr bottles.