Contessa 43 for sale

Chatham, Kent, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

$56,346USD
Listed price £43,500 GBP

General information
Make/model
Contessa 43
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
$56,346 USD | Listed price £43,500 GBP
Year
1979
Designer
Doug Peterson
Length overall
42'9"
Beam
12'0"
Draft
7'6"
Keel
Fin Keel
Location
Chatham, Kent, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Contessa 43

English

Excellent Contessa 43 yacht by Jeremy Rogers cutter rigged is for sale. Built in 1979 this yacht offers sea kindly fast cruising capability with classic and elegant accommodation. Full of graceful lines this vessel lives up to the wonderful reputation of Contessa Yachts, yacht builders of Lymington. Jeremy Rogers, the builder of Contessa yacht raced one like Ortac to take the Admirals Cup. Ortac is a pedigree yachts that will look after the owner in any variety of sea conditions.

This boat also benefits from a series of updates under the current owner (listed within the sales particulars).



General Description


Excellent Contessa 43 yacht by Jeremy Rogers cutter rigged is for sale. Built in 1979 this yacht offers sea kindly fast cruising capability with classic and elegant accommodation.

Full of graceful lines this vessel lives up to the wonderful reputation of Contessa Yachts, yacht builders of Lymington. Jeremy Rogers, the builder of Contessa yacht raced a 43 like Ortac to take the Admirals Cup. Ortac is a pedigree yacht that will look after the owner in any variety of sea conditions.

This boat also benefits from a series of updates under the current owner (listed within the sales particulars).

Vessel type: Fast Cruiser

Designer: Doug Peterson

Builder: Contessa

Make: Contessa

Model: 43

Year constructed: 1979

Berths: 8

No. of engines: 1

Engine model: Beta

Engine power: 38

Fuel type: Diesel

Drive type: Shaft drive

Length over all: 42' 9"

Length at waterline: 34' 3"

Beam: 12' 6"

Maximum draft: 7' 4"

Hull material: Glass Fibre

Hull colour: Blue

Keel type: Fin Keel


Upgrades and Refits


2013 New Beta 38HP in board diesel motor with new morse controls and control panel. Serviced 2019.
2014 Full osmosis treatment 6 coats of International gel shield ( precautionary no osmosis found on the survey).
2014 New lazy jack and stack pack.
2014.New spray hood and sail cover.
2014.New upholstery through out.
2014.New aft heads
2018.New forward heads.
2017.New blakes sea cocks
2014.Raymarine nav equipment inc AIS, Auto pilot,Radar and touch screen with the ability to repeat to iPad or tablet via wireless connection.
2014. Raymarine depth and log inc wind direction and speed.
2017.New bespoke cockpit locker lids in Teak.
2020.Anchor Windlas service
2014.All lines lead back to cockpit including reefs.
2018. NASA weather monitor.
Hot and cold pumped water heater via the motor or separate immersion.
Cooker
Top loading fridge.
2014.New running rigging.
2014.Inverter.
2014.Rutland wind generator.
2014. Last sidestepped and serviced. Some of the rod rigging was replaced where necessary.
2014.Smart charge system which will take solar panel
2020.Electrics serviced.
2020.Pump for sink waste water.
2020Main bilge pump and secondary engine compartment bilge pump both automatic or manual.
2018 TV
2018 New pushpit
2014New nav lights all round.
2014 Radar reflector
2014 Danbouy

Specifications


Vessel type: Fast Cruiser Designer: Doug Peterson Builder: Contessa Make: Contessa Model: 43 Year constructed: 1979 Berths: 8 No. of engines: 1 Engine model: Beta Engine power: 38 Fuel type: Diesel Drive type: Shaft drive Length over all: 42' 75" Length at waterline: 34' 33" Beam: 12' 6" Maximum draft: 7' 4" Hull material: Glass Fibre Hull colour: Blue Keel type: Fin Keel

Accommodation


Double vee birth in forward cabin with seat, hanging wardrobe and lockers, storage under berth.

Aft cabin double berth and a single with ensuite heads new WC in 2014. Main saloon 2 berths with a third pilot berth.

Galley with gimbled cooker and 2 ring gas hob, sink with H and C pumped water, also foot pumped cold water, fridge loads of storage lockers.

Large navigation station with chart table with storage under and chart holder.

Fold down table with slide out glass and bottle holder, more lockers and storage space.
Forward heads with sink and new WC 2018.

Deck Equipment


  • All lines are led back to cockpit for short handed sailing.
  • Two x self tailing 65 primary Lewmar winches
  • Two x 44 Lewmar secondary winches
  • Two x Lewmar self tailing winches for reefs and Seldon kicker
  • Running back stays
  • Rutland wind generator.
  • Three batteries, two leisure and one start.

Navigation Equipment


  • Raymarine touch screen chart plotter with AIS
  • Raymarine radar & radar reflector
  • Navtex weather monitor
  • Raymarine auto pilot
  • Raymarine speed depth and AWS indicator
  • Compass
  • VHF radio

Electronics

Depthsounder, Log, speedometer, Plotter, Autopilot, Compass, GPS, VHF, Radar, TV set, Radio

Inside Equipment

Electric bilge pump, Manual bilge pump, Oven, Marine head, Refrigerator

Outside Equipment

Cockpit table, Radar reflector, Liferaft, Spray hood, Lazyjacks

Other Equipment

Jeremy Rogers, Wind speed and direction, Navigation center, Radar Detector, Genoa, Furling genoa, Storm jib, Steering wheel, Wind generator

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Propulsion
Fuel
Diesel
Accommodation
Number of cabins
3
Number of berths
7
This Contessa 43 has been viewed 331 times
Broker/Dealer Information

Vivid Blue Marine

Mr Jonathan Tait- Harris
1 Golden Court
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 1EU
United Kingdom
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