Contest 50CS Ithaka
Boat Make: Contest
Boat Model: 50CS
Boat Length: 14.99 m
Engine Power (hp):
Keel Type: Fin keel with bulb
Hull Material: Polyester
Very well equipped blue water cruiser
This Contest 50CS is a 3 cabin version which is fully equipped for blue water crusing with equipment such as watermaker, heating, air conditioning, SSB radio, storm sail on furler, genaker, Code-0 and Hydrogenerator. She is very well maintained and has undergone a complete refit during the recent years. As such she has a new standing rig, new B&G navigation electronics, new charger/inverter, new Gori Propeller, new cutlass bearing and rudder bearings, new sprayhood plus extension and a newly re-caulked teak deck. Her light upholstery makes her interior fresh and warm at the same time. She sails 2-6 persons in great comfort and ease, due to her hydraulic operated sails and electrical winsches. With her large generator she is independent form shore power wihch enables you to anchor in idyllic areas. If you are looking for a very well equipped and perfectly maintained "Blue water cruiser", you should have a look at Ithaka.
Hull shape: Roundbilged hull in Vacuum infused GRP, sprayed in AWL grip dark blue
Rudder: Balanced spade rudder
Steering system: Wheel steering, with rack & pinion
Windows: Double glazing in superstructure and acrylic in portholes
Displacement: 18.9 tons
Ballast: 6,100 Kg
Vertical clearance: Approx. 23.5 metres
Hull number: 50019
Rubbing tight in teak/stainless steel, rudder mechanism overhauled in 2018, etc.
Material, colours: Hand crafted teak interior
Curtains: Light grey / beige upholstery (new in 2011) in saloon and white curtains
Saloons: Saloon with G-shaped sofa and chart table.
Cabins: 3 cabins with 2 double beds and 2 bunk beds
Headroom: Approx 2.05 mtr.
Television: Flat screen television in saloon and aft cabin (to be checked)
Cooker & fuel: Force 10 3-burner with stove, remote controlled gasvalve
New toppers on matrasses of owners cabin and forward cabin in 2017 by "Neptune", ample sockets throughout the yacht, sun blindings/mosquitonets in forward aft cabin and toilets, cockpit speakers, coockerhood above stove (220V), etc.
Engine, electrics, water
Engine hours: Approx. 1800 hours
Fuel tanks: 700L stainless steel, with new inspection hatches and completely cleaned in 2017
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with a NEW (in 2020) 24" Gori folding propeller and new cutlass bearing
Fuel consumption: Approx. 5 l/h, subject to revs
Measuring instruments: RPM
Control panel: Professional switchboard by Philippi including 2 new battery monitors and new charger/inverter control panel
Dynamo: 80Ah and 90Ah
Water system: Electric pressurized
Hot water: Boiler
Water tank & material: 800L in polyethylene
Waste water tank: 2 x 45L
Water maker: "Aquatec" 220V 150L/H NEW in 2018
Shorepower: Yes, with cable
New starter, bow thruster & generator batteries 3x "Optima" in 2019/2020, galvanic isolator "Mastervolt" MASS GI newin 2016, "Swi Tec" hydrogen generator with charger for solar panel (2017), double separ filter on engine, New cutlass bearing in 2020, etc.
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Fractional rigging, aluminum Hall mast in white
Winches: 2 x 48ST elec. (mainsheet), 2 x 65ST elec. (genoa) 3 x ST halyard, all Lewmar
Genoa: Doyle (2016). "Stratis carbon/Technora" with double tafetta
Genoa reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic furling
Gennaker: North Sails with snuffer
New backstays and check stays in 2016 and standing rigging replaced in 2019, New "Seldén rodkicker" boomvang (sprayed in white) in 2013 (adjustable from cockpit), genoa cars adjustable from cockpit, New backstay tensioner by Reckmann in 2018, Code-0 on furler by "UK Halsey -De Vries Sails (approx. 2010), double set of main sail sheet blocks in 2019, sun covers by "Lundh" for mainsail (partly), storm jib and genoa, etc.
Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: On autopilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: Furuno NX300B
SSB receiver: NEW in 2017: ICOM 802 with backstay antenna
A complete B&G Zeus3 package is mounted in 2016, including a voltage regulator. A Jefa autopilot motor is on board as spare, R&R Pacific antenna.
Anchor windlass: Simpson & Lawrence electric (up and down) with 50 mtrs. galvanised 10 mm. chain.
Fenders, lines: Ample set of Fenders & lines
Outdoor cushions: Several
Swimming ladder: Yes, in stainless steel with teak steps.
Swimming platform: Yes, covered with teak
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: 75CM 3 wires with opening gates on both sides
Deckwashpump with salt or fresh water, s.s., cupholder on pedestal, roperack in aft lockers, s.s. protection strip at bow, alarm installation, fog horn, hot and cold shower at bathing platform, 2 folding teak seats at stern, canvas cover for wash boards, out board engine bracket on push pit, new mounted outboard engine lift in 2018, etc.
Radar reflector: Yes, cyclops on mast head
Gas bottle locker with drain: In stern with 2 *11 liters GRP Gas bottles