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Contest 29

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Boat REF# 25271
removed from sale
Length 8.40m (27'7")
Year 1968
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 24hp, Yanmar 36M (unknown year)
Lying Poole


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Extra Details

Builder Comyplex
Lying Poole
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 363.7 ltr (80.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 909.2 ltr (200.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 24hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 36M (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Engine spares tick


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.40m (27'7")
Beam 2.30m (7'7")
Draft Max 1.45m (4'9")
Displacement 6,500kg (14,332.5lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")


10% discount on rigging

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


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Inmast (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails cruising shute (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


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


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
(CQR + Danforth)
40.00m (131'3") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

This boat has some wonderful stories to tell, sailing down to the meditteranean, providing comfortable accomodation and always looking after the owners.
If you are looking for a good family sail boat, at a sensible price, this is worh a look.
Now available at winter price only.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Contest 29 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian of Boatshed Poole. 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.