Contest 55CS

Contest 55CS te koop. Deze Cruiser met 4 kajuiten is gebouwd in 2007 en werd ontworpen door Georg Nissen & Doug Petersen met een CE Category A - Ocean ontwerpcategorie.

Basic Details

  • Merk:
  • Model:
  • Type:
    Zeilboot - Cruiser
  • Jachtwerf of bouwer:
    Conyplex / Contest Yachts - Medemblik - Netherlands
  • Jaar:
  • Conditie:
  • Locatie:
    Contact For Sail South in Wemeldinge - The Netherlands
  • Prijs:
    485.000 EUR



Shape: round bilged
Deck design: teak
Superstructure: polyester with teak
Keel: lead wing keel
Rudder: rudder in skeg
Steering system: Jefa pedestal with a stainless steel steering wheel (1.10 m), covered with leather and beige steering wheel cover
Windows: Gebo thermopane double (tinted) glass in the superstructure, Gebo hatches (5x rollo), 3x extra deck hatch in the aft cabin and acrylic windows with aluminum frames in the hull
Load displacement: approx. 24,800 kg
Ballast: approx. 8,870 kg
Vertical clearance: approx. 25 meter
Boatyard: Conyplex/Contest Yachts - located in Medemblik - the Netherlands
Designer: Georg Nissen & Doug Petersen
Build Nr.: NL-CON55025G707
CE code: A
GRP hull (with vacuum injection system built) and sprayed in Majestic Blue (Awl-grip) with a silver striping and a teak rubbing strake covered with a stainless steel protection strip
Teak on the cockpit seats and teak on the cockpit floor
Fixed varnished teak cockpit table on a stainless steel frame with folding side blades and front blades
2x Plastic air vent on the superstructure
On the log is a max of 5,000 miles 
New antifouling and anodes from April 2020


Material, colours: classic teak interior
Upholstery, curtains: blue upholstery and white curtains
Cabins: fore cabin, 2x bunk, saloon and spacious owners cabin in the aft cabin
Berths: 8 - 9 berths
Headroom: approx. 2.00 meter
Toilet: 3x electric toilet - 2x Jabsco (with sea water) and 1x Saninautico (with fresh water) in the aft bathroom
Shower: 3x bathroom with shower (2x with separate shower cabin)
Sound system: Kenwood radio/CD/MP3-player with speakers in the saloon and in the cockpit
TV: Sharp TV with DVD-player in the saloon and an Akai TV (2014) with a DVD-player in the aft cabin
Cooking device: 3 burner stainless steel Force Ten cooker and oven
Microwave oven: stainless steel Siemens microwave (220 Volt)
Fridge: front-loader Frigonautica frige (115 Liter - with drawers) and a water cooled compressor
Freezer: top-loader fridge/freezer with a water cooled compressor
Heating: Webasto heater / hot water system (serviced in January 2020)
Air conditioning: air conditioning/heater: 1x Cruisair 12,000 BTU in the aft cabin and 1x Cruisair 10,000 BTU for the fore cabin and both bunks
Very spacious galley on port side (in passage to the aft cabin) with white Corian worktops and a double stainless steel sink
230 Volt Eminia washing machine in the port side bathroom in the fore ship
In the aft cabin is a slatted frame under the mattresses.

Engine, electrics, water

Power: 135 HP / 100 kW
Make: Perkins M135 6 cylinder (engine number: YA30421/1U841179)
Year built: 2005 - tested in 2006 and first time of use in 2007
Engine hours : approx. 950 hours (July 2021 - display isn't always well visual)
Fuel: diesel
Fuel tank: approx. 850 liter stainless steel tank
Cooling system: intercooling
Propulsion: Hurth hydraulic gearbox, a stainless steel propeller shaft with a new (2019) 4 bladed propeller
Cruising speed : approx. 8 knots
Max speed: approx. 8.7 knots
Fuel consumption: approx. 5.5 L/H
Measuring instruments
Bow thruster: Sleipner 24 Volt / 15 HP bow thruster (2x 4-bladed propeller)
Voltage: 12, 24 and 230 Volt
Operating panel
Battery: 8x 12 Volt 85 Ah Dynac domestic gel battery (June 2020), 2x 12 Volt / 50 Ah Optima Red Top engine battery (24 Volt - June 2020) and 1x 12 Volt / 50 Ah Optima Red Top generator battery (August 2018)
Battery charger: 1x Victron Skylla-TG 24 Volt/50A (September 2018) and 1x Victron Phoenix MultiPlus inverter/charger 24V/3,000W/70A
Generator: Fischer Panda 8000 NE 6,5 kW 230V/50A (approx. 526,5 hours - April 2020)
Alternator: 1x standard alternator and 1x additional alternator 75A / 24 Volt
Inverter: Victron Phoenix MultiPlus inverter/charger 24V/3,000W/70A
Water pressure system: electric water pressure system
Warm water: Webasto hot water system
Water tank: 2x approx. 500 liter PE tank
Holding tank: 2x approx. 50 liter
Shore power: fixed shore power connection with a circuit breaker and a shore power cable
Water tank gauge
Fuel meter
Oil pressure gauge: alarm with light.
Temperature meter: alarm with light.
De-Bug fuel filter and a Separ fuel filter.
Well ventilated and insulated engine room.
9x 230 Volt socket.
December 2018 : Gearbox oil renewed.
September 2019 : New Phyton-Drive PCV21-210mm Homokinetic drive shaft.
April 2020 : Service carried out on the engine and on the generator.

Rig and sails

Type: sloop cutter rigged
Spars, stays: aluminum Oyster White painted Hall Spars mast, boom and fixed boomvang, stainless steel Dyform stays, three pair of spreaders, diamond stays, cutter stay and an Holmatro hydraulic back stay tensioner
Winches: Andersen: 2x 68ST electric (genoa winch), 2x 46ST electric (main sheet winch), 2x 46ST (cutter jib winch), 2x 52ST (winches on the mast)
Sails material: North Sails: white Soft Norlam sails
Main sail: North Sails: Soft Norlam vertical battened furling mainsail
Main sail reefing system: hydraulic stow-a-way system
Genoa: North Sails: Soft Norlam furling Genoa with an UV protection strip
Genoa reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic furling genoa system
Fore sail: North Sails: Soft Norlam furling Cutter Jib
Fore sail reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic furling Cutter Jib system
Carbon Oyster White painted Hall Spars spinnaker pole (hanging on the front side of the mast)
Lewmar aluminum and stainless steel deck hardware
Dark blue Genoa cover and Cutter Jib cover
Removable back stays
April 2020 :

  • New gray Doublebraid mainsail sheet.
  • New gray D2 Race mainsheet traveler trimline.
  • New Doublebraid Spinnaker pole topping lift.
  • New white Genoa sheets.
  • All halyards, sheets, backstays and other lines washed.

Navigation and electronics

Navigation lights: Strobe-, mast head tri colour-, anchor-, steam-. deck-, bow-, stern- and cockpit - (in boom) light
Compass: Suunto compass on the pedestal
Rudder indicator: via autopilot
Log/speed: B&B Hydra
Depth: B&B Hydra
Wind: B&B Hydra + Close Hauled (mast head wind unit has been replaced in spring 2019)
Autopilot: B&G (drive and display have been replaced in April 2019) 
Radar: Furuno 1833C radar/chart plotter (at the chart table and on the pedestal)
GPS: in the chart plotter
VHF: Simrad RS87 VHF with 2nd handset and speaker in the cockpit
Weatherfax/Navtex: only antenna connection
Chart plotter: Furuno 1833C radar/chart plotter (at the chart table and on the pedestal)
Charts, pilots: 1x digital chart for the chart plotter
2x B&G Hydra Multi display
R&R combi-antenna Pacific (VHF/TV/AM-FM/SSB/GPS/Weatherfax)
Air Fog horn
Trane & Trane F8 500 TracPhone (2009)
Wifi on board
2019 : The display of the B&G NAC-3 Core Pack and Triton-2 autopilot shows the information of the speedometer, the depth gauge and the wind gauge.


Anchor: 1x approx. 40 kg Delta anchor with approx. 90 meter anchor chain
Windlass: Maxwell 24 Volt electric windlass
Fenders, lines
Exterior cushions: grey cockpit cushions
Sprayhood: 2016 : Beige sprayhood
Swimming ladder : stainless steel with teak steps
Swimming platform : covered with teak
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: stainless steel stanchions (75 cm), pulpit, pushpit with folding teak seats, three-wire stainless steel guardrail with openings amidship
Davits: stainless steel (removable) Simpson & Lawrence davits (mounted in 2010) with 2x stainless steel Antal W16 winch 
Crane: manual stainless steel crane (for the outboard engine) mounted on the pushpit
Teak outboard engine bracket with a stainless steel bracket on the pushpit
Shower on the bathing platform (hot and cold water).
April 2020 : New deck wash pump installed.

CE certification: A
Radar reflector: Cyclops II
Bilge pump: 1x manual and 1x electric (with alarm and a flashing indicator)
Fire extinguisher: fire-extinguishing system in the engine compartment (needs to be surveyed/renewed) and 3x fire extinguisher (2015 - need to be surveyed/renewed)
Gas bottle locker
Emergency tiller
Built-in safe
Air-/Fog horn
2x Stainless steel bracket on the pushpit for orange horseshoe lifebuoys


  • Lengte:
  • Breedte:
  • Lengte waterlijn:
  • Maximum diepgang:
  • Waterverplaatsing:
  • Ballast:


  • Romp materiaal:
    GRP - sandwich
  • Kleur romp:

Voortstuwing en energie

  • Motor merk:
  • Motor vermorgen:
    135 HP / 100.76 KW (hp)
  • Brandstof:
  • Fuel tank size:
    850 l
  • Boegschroef:
  • Batterij:
  • Batterijlader:
  • DC/AC Omvormer:
  • Generator:
  • Walstroom aansluiting:


  • Salons:
  • Kajuiten:
  • Toiletten:


  • Tuigage type:
    Cutter sloop rigged
  • Mast materiaal:
  • Grootzeil:
    North Sails : Soft Norlam vertical full battened furling mainsail
  • Storm sails:
    North Sails : Soft Norlam furling Cutter Jib
  • Voorzeilen:
    North Sails : Soft Norlam furling Genoa with an UV protection strip

Ander specificaties

  • CE Certificatie:
    Category A - Ocean
  • Ontwerper:
    Georg Nissen & Doug Petersen