Contest 55CS Grysaert
Boat Make: Contest
Boat Model: 55CS
Boat Length: 16.75 m
Engine Power (hp):
Keel Type: Vleugelkiel met lood
Hull Material: Polyester
Fully equipped blue water cruiser
Currently "Grysaert" is the only Contest 55CS on the Market. She comes extremely well equipped for both the nordic waters as the Med/Caribic. Amongst her equipment are: hydraulic furling main, genoa and cutter, electric winches, genset, air conditioning, davits, bimini, extensive navigation equipment and much much more. "Grysaert" is refitted in 2021/2022: new standing rigging, new (North) sails, mast & boom sprayed. New through hull fittings & seacocks, generator & engine serviced, new black water tanks, new boiler, new heating, etc, etc. Please read the brochure carefully to find out what has been done.
Expected arrival in Medemblik beginning of April. Call us for further details or to arrange a viewing locally.
Hull shape: Roundbilged hull in white with grey striping
Rudder: Rudder in Skeg
Steering system: Jefa wheel steering, steering wheel with leather gripping (XL wheel)
Windows: Double glazing in superstructure, acrylic portholes in hull
Displacement: Approx. 28 tonnes
Ballast: Approx. 9 tonnes
Vertical clearance: Approx. 26 metres
Hull number: 55019
CE-category: CE-A, unlimited ocean going
Siemens dishwasher (new 2022), galley with 2 worktops in corian, 2x stainless steel sink, Candy washer / dryer, vertical sliding entrance door, cookerhood, finished in teak, sprung slats under matress in aftcabin and forward cabin, several opening portholes, multiple 220V sockets, etc.
Material, colours: Classic teak interior
Curtains: Blue upholstery with off-white curtains
Saloons: Spacious saloon with G-shaped settee, navigation area and galley in passage to aft
Berths: 6 + 1 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 2.00 m.
Cooker & fuel: New 2022 induction cooker with electric multifunction oven
Engine, electrics, water
Power: 135 HP
Fuel tanks: Approx. 800L
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with 3-bladed max prop.
Fuel consumption: Approx. 7.5 ltr/hr
Measuring instruments: RPM, engine temp, charging current, oil pressure
Voltage: 12V/220V shorepower
Dynamo: Additional 135A alternator
Water system: Electric water pressure system
Hot water: Through (new!) boiler
Water tank & material: Approx. 1.000L
Waste water tank: 2x waste water tanks (new in '21 / '22)
Water maker: Technicomar (not in use, to be checked)
Shorepower: Yes, including cable
Water tank gauge: Yes
Fuel tank gauge: Yes
Temperature gauge: Yes
Engine room overhauled in '21 / '22: new exhaust hose, new waterlock, new sealings cooling water pump, new prop shaft seal, new hoses, new bilge alarm, new filters, new hoses, etc, etc. Ropecutter on prop shaft, new start battery generator, etc.
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Sloop rigged aluminum mast sprayed (2021!) in Oyster White (Hall Spars)
Spars, stays: Aluminium
Genoa: New genoa 2021 with UV ply, "North Sails".
Genoa reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic furling system
Jib: New jib 2021 with UV ply, "North Sails".
Furling foresail: Reckmann hydraulic furling system
Gennaker: Gennaker with halyard, sheets and snuffer
Complete rigging over haul in '21 / '22: mast, boom & spi pole sprayed, new standing rigging, several new halyards / sheets, new sails by 'North Sails", etc. Cockpit lights in boom, Hall Spars heavy duty boom vang, etc.
Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: On autopilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: MRD 80 Navtex
Sailor SC4000 Iridium sattelite phone, new Em-trak class A AIS transponder A 200 with 2 antenna's, new VHF Antenna on mast top, etc.
Anchor windlass: Electric windlass with chain counter
Fenders, lines: Ample, new 2021
Outdoor cushions: Yes
Swimming ladder: Yes
Swimming platform: Yes, with hot and cold shower
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: Stainless steel with 2 wires and a UNIQUE FIXED S.S. TOP BAR (instead of the 3rd wire), opening gates on both sides
Davits: Novalift deckcrane for outboard, removable S.S. davits
Outboardbracket on pushpit and in deck locker, folding teak seats at pushpits and carbon/multiplex folding gangway, etc.
Radar reflector: Echomax Active-XS-Dual Band Radar Target Enhancer
Life jackets: Harness eyes in cockpit
Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes