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Contessa 26

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Boat REF# 142050
removed from sale
Length 7.92m (26'0")
Year 1965
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 13hp, Yanmar 2GM20 (unknown year)
Lying North Wales


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Extra Details

Designer Jeremy Rodgers
Builder Jeremy Rodgers
Lying North Wales
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners


Engine 1 x diesel 13hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM20 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded

Rev Counter added 2006
New Cutlass Bearing 2007
New Water Pump
New Diesel/Water Filter
Engine Mounts Replaced 2005


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.92m (26'0")
LWL 6.40m (21'0")
Beam 2.29m (7'6")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Draft Max 1.22m (4'0")
Displacement 2,449kg (5,400.0lbs)
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2007)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - roller boom (unknown year)
Headsail Sanders - Furling (2007)
Other sails Storm Jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

New Furlex Roller Reefing
New Removable Inner Forestay with High level Lever
New SS Mast Head Fitting with New VHF Tri-Colour

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Drapes tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
SSB tick
Chart plotter tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Depth sounder tick

Hand Held GPS
GPS Repeater

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1 anchors
30.00m (98'5") of chain
New Furlex
New Lewmar Self Tailing Winches
See Me Radar Reflector
AIS Receiver

Safety Equipment

Danbuoy tick
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Fire Blanket
In Date Fire Extinguisher
Electric Bilge Pump with Auto Float Switch

Broker's Comments

The Contessa 26 is a highly regarded boat with pedigree.Great for single handed sailing.This one benefits from new standing rigging (2007) AIS Receiver & a 2007 Headsail.This is an home finish version and a new owner may wish to put their own stamp on the interior.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Contessa 26 has been personally photographed and viewed by Andy Wood of Boatshed North Wales. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.