Contest 55CS Papa

PRICE €325,000

Boat Make: Contest

Boat Model: 55CS

Boat Length: 16.75 m

Engine Power (hp):

Keel Type: Wing keel

Hull Material: Polyester

Blue water cruiser

"Papa" is in the hands of her third owner. Her beautiful and spacious interior make it a joy to stay below deck. With full hydraulics, electric winches and extensive power supply she is ideal for a small crew to set sail for remote and idyllic area's. She is lying in our sales harbour in Medemblik, where she can be seen at appoinment. Technically upgraded last year, but still some TLC is needed to finalize this refit for. But therefore she is priced friendly! Please contact us for more details. Preliminary brochure!

Hull shape: Vacuum infused round bilged hull in flag blue (to be sprayed)
Rudder: Rudder in skeg
Steering system: Withlock wheel steering with rack & pinion system and emergency tiller
Windows: Thermopane double glass in superstructure, acrylic portholes in aluminium frames
Displacement: Approx. 26 tonnes
Ballast: Approx. 9 tonnes
Hull number: 55014
CE-category: CE-A, unlimited ocean going voyages

New through hull fittings (2021), renewed seacocks through hull fittings (2020), hull under waterline is sandblasted, primered and 2 layers of antifouling (2020). 

Material, colours: Classic first class teak joinery
Curtains: Dark blue upholstery with white curtains
Saloons: Saloon with large G-shaped settee
Cabins: Owners cabin with double berth aft, double berth forward, side cabin with 2 bunk berths
Berths: 6 in cabins and 1 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 2 metres
Cooker & fuel: New "Eno grand large" 2-burner gasstove with oven

All black water hoses, hose fittings and connectors renewed (2021), All grey water hoses, hose fittings and connectors renewed (2021), All fresh water hoses, hose fittings and connectors renewed (2021)

Engine, electrics, water
Power: 225 HP
Fuel tanks: Approx. 1000 litres
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel shaft with 3 bladed Maxprop with spare propellor
Fuel consumption: Approx. 8.5 L/h
Measuring instruments: RPM, temperature, voltage, oil pressure
Voltage: 24V
Solar panel: 2017: 2 solar panels on coachroof + charge controller
Water system: Pressurized hot and cold water system
Water tank & material: Approx. 1,000 litres
Waste water tank: Waste water tank on aft toilet, 45 ltr.
Water maker: Yes
Shorepower: Yes, with cable
Tachometer: Yes, outside on panel
Water tank gauge: Yes
Fuel tank gauge: Yes, on switch panel
Oil pressure gauge: Yes, outside on panel
Temperature gauge: Yes, outside on panel

Service of generator (2017), full service and inspection of engine (2020), renewed shaft bearing (2020), new seal for prop shaft (2020), replaced fuel hoses towards and from engine and generator (2021), double separate fuel filter installed for main engine (2021) and repaired engine room ventilation (2021). 


Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Slop rigged, with cutter
Spars, stays: Aluminum mast
Winches: Lewmar winches, primaries elec.
Genoa: Dacron
Genoa reefing system: Hydraulic furling
Jib: Cutter jib in Dacron
Furling foresail: Hydraulic furling
Gennaker: Yes

In-mast furler revised by Reckmann in 2012, new main sail in 2017, genoa overhauled in 2017, etc.

Navigation and electronics
Rudder position indicator: on autopilot
Satellite communication: Thrane & Thrane (to be checked)

Radar/reflector Cyclops II, R&R combi antenna Pacific (GSM/VHF/TV/radio/SSB/Wheaterfax) incl. Windex, Stainless steel antenna pole o mounted on stern, AIS system: CTRX Graphene Plus from True Heading (2013), etc.


Fenders, lines: Complete set of fenders and lines
Swimming ladder: Yes
Swimming platform: Yes
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: Double wired stainless steel with opening gates on both sides
Davits: Simpson 125 s.s.

Besenzoni Hydraulic gangway with remote control, deckshower on stern with hot and cold water, 2 folding seats in teak/s.s. in pushpit, etc.

6x new Lewmar deck hatches installed (2020), 2x new anchor rollers (2021). 

Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes

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