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Contessa 28

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Boat REF# 3503
This boat has been sold
Length 8.41m (27'7")
Year 1979
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Perkins M20 (1995)
Lying Costa del Sol


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Extra Details

Designer Doug Peterson
Builder J C Rogers
Lying Costa del Sol
Fuel capacity 45.0 ltr (9.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 72.0 ltr (15.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 00/00/1995


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Perkins M20 (1995)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.7 ltr (0.6 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Engine spares tick

New engine 1995. Engine hours approx 1100, mostly used for day sailing.


Length 8.41m (27'7")
LWL 6.71m (22'0")
Beam 2.98m (9'9")
Draft Min 1.64m (5'5")
Draft Max 1.64m (5'5")
Displacement 3,160kg (6,967.8lbs)
Headroom 1.70m (5'7")


Sloop rigged Selden Aluminium spars (1979) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2001)


Reefing mainsail Hood - Slab (1999)
Headsail - Furling (1999)
Other sails TriSail (1979)
Spare Head (1979)
Spare Main (1979)
Spinnaker (1979)
Spinnaker gear tick

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Expoxied in Spring 1999.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 halyard winches
6 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR, Danforth)
10.00m (32'10") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

Recently reduced to £14,995, a very nice boat for the price, just have a look at interior photos. A very nice Contessa 28 with great sea keeping abilities. Has the benefit of new engine 1995, standing rigging replaced 2001, 1999 mainsail and fore sail with spares. See "more photos" to view 39 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Boatshed Costa del Sol.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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.