Contest 57CS ‘Pearly Bell’
Boat Make: Contest
Boat Model: 57CS
Boat Length: 17.23 m
Engine Power (hp):
Keel Type: Bulb keel
Hull Material: Polyester sandwich
Blue water cruiser
The Contest 57CS is the first model in the Contest Yachts range with the characteristic double cockpit; a helming area from where she can be operated easily with her push-button sailing technique and a lounging cockpit which can stay covered with a bimini whilst sailing. She has the sense of the big boat, yet she sails with the natural touch for which Contest Yachts are so renowned. With an accommodation plan to suit every use from cruising couple with a skipper in his separate cabin to sailing with family and friends, this Contest 57CS demonstrates not just great standards of craftsmanship but versatility to. Sound design, sound engineering, together delivering enviable performance, designed by Georg Nissen. Preliminary brochure.
Hull shape: Sandwich, vacuum infused, roundbilged GRP hull in AWL-Grip Royal Night Blue with white striping
Rudder: Balanced spade rudder
Steering system: Rack & pinion steering system by JEFA with carbon steering wheels
Windows: Laminated double glass for panoramic wrap around window
Displacement: Approx. 27.9 tonnes
Ballast: Approx. 10.9 tonnes
Vertical clearance: Approx. 27.50 m. excl. antenna's
Hull number: 57104
CE-category: CE-A, unlimited ocean going voyages
Flush hatches integrated in teak deck, louge cockpit and steering cockpit separated, spacious for deck, rubbing strake in teak with s.s. strip, etc.
Material, colours: Handcrafted modern teak interior, combined with classic details.
Curtains: Red and blue upholstery.
Saloons: Spacious saloon with huge L shaped sofa and two chairs ample daylight through panoramic window
Berths: Owners cabin in aft, bow area with double bed on the side and bunk bed forward (be be separated for skipper-use).
Television: 1x saloon , 1x owners cabin and 1 in guest cabin.
Cooker & fuel: 4-burner with oven
Washing machine, rollo's troughout yacht, dimmer ceiling lights in saloon, hotel switch in owners cabin, dishwasser, hot & cold shower at the stern, etc.
Engine, electrics, water
Fuel tanks: Approx. 900L.
Cooling system: Freshwater heat exchanger
Propulsion: Prop shaft with folding proppellor(by Perkins)
Measuring instruments: Professional control panel
Dynamo: Extra alternator 90 Ah
Water system: Electric water pressure system
Hot water: Through boiler
Water tank & material: Approx. 900L in PE tanks
Waste water tank: 2x black water tank
Shorepower: Yes, with cable
Water tank gauge: Yes
Fuel tank gauge: Yes
Oil pressure gauge: Yes
Temperature gauge: Yes
De-bug filter, double Separ fuel filters, deckwashpump, 9x 230V sockets
Rig and sails
Sailplan type: Fractionally rigged with Rod rigging
Spars, stays: Aluminium Seldén mast, sprayed in white
Winches: Lewmar: 2x electric SEST for main sheet, 2x electric SEST for genoa sheet and 2x electr. SEST for multi purpose
Genoa: North Sails spectra genoa with UV ply
Genoa reefing system: Hydraulic furling Furlex system
Combined control panel for hydraulic backstay and vang, genoa fairleads adjustable from cockpit, removable cutterstay, lights on all spreaders, etc.
Navigation and electronics
Antenna R&R Biscaya vhf-am/fm-ssb-weatherfax-Digi TV connection, Fleetbroadband 250 KVH at pole at the stern, etc.
Outdoor cushions: Cockpit cushions with backrest
Boat cover: Cover for panoramic wrap around window
Swimming platform: Foldable transom, electrical operated, teak covered, including integrated stair and swimming ladder
Davits: Electric Simpson stainless steel davits
Folding teak seats with stainless support in pushpit, hydraulic gangway, Simpson HL60 deckcrane for outboard engine, cockpit table with internal fridge, etc.
Electric gas valve, etc.