Contest 48CS Blue Twinkle
Boat Make: Contest
Boat Model: 48CS
Boat Length: 14.75 m
Engine Power (hp):
Keel Type: Fin keel with 2.10 mtr draft
Hull Material: Polyester
Immaculately maintained blue water cruiser for a small crew due to hydr. furling sails
Blue Twinkle is an excellent yacht, very well equipped and in an immaculate condition. She offers good sailing performance (deep fin keel!) and easy to handle with two persons due to her full hydraulics, electric winches and electric anchor winch. Her gen-set together with her large diesel- and water tank will provide you with a great deal of independence. Her rigging is refitted in 2012, her underwaterbody applied with a gelshield in 2012 and her teakdeck forseen of a new caulking in 2016. All done at Contest Yachts, without saving a penny! Pictures may contain items that are not included in the sale. Preliminary brochure.
Hull shape: Round bilged hull in dark blue Awl grip, with epoxy treatment in in 2012.
Rudder: Rudder in skeg
Steering system: Whitlock steering with rack and pinion
Windows: Thermopane windows in superstructure and acrylic in portholes
Displacement: Approx. 18 tonnes
Ballast: Approx. 6.5 tonnes
Vertical clearance: Approx. 21.5 metres
Hull number: 48141
CE-category: CE A category (ocean worthy)
Blue Twinkle is offered for sale by her second owner who takes care of her since 2011. Since then she has been inside heated facilities every winter and her list of maintenance is almost endless.
Material, colours: Classic teak interior
Cabins: Owners cabin with french berth, side cabin with 2 bunk berths, forward cabin with double v-berth
Berths: 6 + 1 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 2 meters
Television: Flatscreen tv
Cooker & fuel: Force 10 gas cooker (4 burner) with oven and elec. valve
Kitchen in passage to aft cabin with corian top and double s.s. sink, Upholstery in off white Alcantara, mosquito nets for portholes, white curtains throughout the yacht, footpump for water in galley, "Nokia" cellphone with antenna in the mast, WIFI network with antenna in mast, etc.
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 135 Hp
Fuel tanks: 580 ltr with De-bug filter
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: S.s. propeller shaft with 3 bladed "Gori" prop
Fuel consumption: Approx. 5.5 ltr/h at 1400 rpm (cruising speed)
Measuring instruments: Digital AC-ampere meter
Control panel: Professional panel by Contest yachts
Dynamo: On engine
Water system: Yes, with elec. pump
Hot water: Through Webasto system
Water tank & material: 750 ltr
Waste water tank: 1x 45ltr
Shorepower: Yes, with cable and multiple 220V outlets throughtout the yacht
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Sloop rigged with cutter stay
Spars, stays: Proctor alu mast & boom in white, boom with cockpit light
Winches: 4x elec winches at cockpit, 2x manual at mast, all Lewmar
Genoa: By "Hagoort", new in 2012 (checked by Hagoort in '19)
Genoa reefing system: Hydraulic furling system "Reckmann"
Jib: Cutter jib by "Hagoort", new in 2012 (checked by Hagoort in '19)
Furling foresail: Hydraulic furling system "Reckmann"
Gennaker: 184 m2
Mainsail furler overhaul in 2015: new swivel & new bearings. Mast & boom sandblasted and sprayed in 2012. All standing rigging replaced in 2012!
Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: On auto pilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: McMurda ICS NAVTEX6
SSB receiver: "Nasa"
Anchor windlass: Yes, elec. up & down with remote in cockpit
Fenders, lines: Ample
Swimming ladder: In stainless steel
Swimming platform: Covered with teak (new in 2012)
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: In stainless steel with gates on both sides and folding seats in heck
Folding cockpit table in teak, can holder on steering pedestal, cockpit tent, emergency tiller, shower (hot & cold) on bathing platform, novalift outboard engine lift, bracket for outboard engine, pasarell, cockpit cushions new in 2018, deck wash installation, etc.
CE-standard: CE A category (ocean worthy)
Radar reflector: Yes, Cyclops II on mast top