Contessa 32 for sale

Southampton, United Kingdom

£78,000 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

Contessa 32
General information
Contessa 32
Used sail boat for sale
£78,000 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Length overall
9.75 metres
Length waterline
7.32 metres
2.90 metres
1.68 metres
4,309 kg
Fin Keel
Southampton, United Kingdom

About this Contessa 32


The Contessa 32 is a modern classic. Since first launching from the Rogers yard in 1971 she has become widely recognised as the most popular racer cruiser ever - beautiful to look at, a dream to sail and with a formidable reputation for seaworthiness.

With an extensive refurbishment in Jeremy Rogers yard in the winter of 2011,2012 and 2013, and sailed the Arc 2015/16. 


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Hull and Superstructure

Hull number 615 by Jeremy Rogers Ltd 1978

CopperCoat antifouling 2012/3

New rudder 2013/4

8 seacocks (Blakes)

Hull anode


Cockpit drains

Whale bilge pump in cockpit and electric bilge pump in cockpit locker

Fetherstream 3 bladed propellor and anode

Through hull depth sounder and log

Dynaplate grounding system with copper foil connections

Teak toe rail, cockpit seats, cockpit grating and grab rails

Varnished tiller with connections for Windpilot and Autohelm

Emergency tiller

Hull repainted 2020 Joton Megagloss

Mast and rigging

Mast, boom, standing and running rigging including mainsheet track and rod kicker (Seldon)

Furlex twin groove roller reefing system with removable drum

Lines led back to cockpit

Stack-pack system with fully battened mainsail, furling genoa on Furlex drum lead back to the cockpit

Inner forestay

Manual tensioner for inner forestay

In mast reefing for first and second reef and at mast for the third reef

Poles for twistle rig (2).

Carbon fibre spinnaker pole on mast

Mast top LED tricolour light

Steaming light on mast

Navigation lights on stem and stern


Fully battened mainsail

Stack pack with battens and lazyjacks

Sail cover

Genoa with new UV strip

Working jib with hanks for inner forestay

Storm jib with hanks

Two twistle sails with universal joint and lines

Spinnaker and sheets

Asymmetric cruising chute on Profurl Spinex 1.5 and sheets

Lines back to cockpit with two halyard winches on coach deck


Electric windlass and wired controller with electric breaker under the chart table

Stem fitting with bow roller, pulpit and connection for the cruising chute

Seago ISO 9650-1 Liferaft with >24 grab bag

Jon-buoy recovery system

Windpilot self steering gear with lines and chain


2 Lewmar 46 ST chrome primary sheet winches

3 Lewmar halyard winches (one on mast)

2 Lewmar spinnaker sheet winches

3 winch handles

Sheet tracks on gunwale

Spinnaker and sheet blocks (4)

Deck light

Starboard side stainless steel bordering ladder (J Rogers design)

Stainless steel stanchions and lifelines

Connections for ST 2000 autohelm self steering gear and 12v sockets for flashlight and VHF radio in starboard cockpit locker

Two switched Camping Gaz cylinders in vented locker with second switch in galley

Insulated backstay

Stern locker with water hose, bucket and sponges

Sprayhood, 2021


Backdrop for sprayhood

Tiller cover

Cockpit mounted waterproof instrument panel for Betamarine 25 HP engine

Ground Tackle

15 KG Rocna anchor with 50m chain in forward locker

10 KG Delta anchor and Fortress kedge anchor, both with separate chain and lines

Various mooring lines and warps (in cockpit locker)

Boat hook

5 fenders

Flag staff, ensign and burgee


Three Varta 110 batteries in two banks (house and start buttons) with Smartguage

2 solar panels with separate metres

240v shore power with connector in cockpit and leads

Battery charger

Navigation and electronics

Plastimo deck bulkhead compass

Icom IC-7200 SSB radio

Icom AH-4 ATU

SCS DR-7400 Pactor 4 modem

Garmin 200i DSC VHF radio

Garmin 10i handset

Echomax Active - XS RTE

Hailer horn (missing)

Furuno NX-300 Navtex

Garmin GPSmap 750 Chartplotter in cockpit

Garmin GPSmap 12" Chartplotter with radar connection at chart table

GA38 GPS Antenna      

Garmin Radar GMR 18

Garmin AIS 600

Garmin GMI 10 wind, depth, log bundle

Garmin marine heading sensor

Fusion Marine MS-IP600 entertainment system

BT blue tooth module

Fusion OS420 box speakers

NASA Meteoman barometer

Raymarine ST200 auto helm

12v socket at chart table

USB charger socket at chart table

12v fan over chart table

Chart overhead light at chart table

LED lights in cabin and at chart table (night red)

12v electrical system with two on/off switches and an override switch

Two solar panels with separate controllers



6 berths in 2 cabins

Lee cloths port and starboard

Force 10 oven, grill and 2 burner hob

Galley with coolbox vented to bilge and separate storage in two lockers

Twin stainless steel sinks

Foot pumped fresh water

Hand pumped salt water

Drainage foot pump

Plates, cups and miscellaneous cutlery


Folding dinette table

Lavac sea toilet

Holding tank with electronic sensor

55L freshwater stainless steel water tank under port quarter

80L flexible water tank in forepeak with connections to main tank

Chart table

Eberspacher D2 Airtronic diesel in aft locker with outlet over pilot berth


Betamarine 25 HP diesel (780 hours)

Stern gear with snuffing box and grease pump

Gearbox and control cables to cockpit

Stainless steel fuel tank with viewing pipe and on/off switches

Exhaust system


  • Trisail
  • Swimming ladder
  • Heating
  • Tiller
  • Asymmetric spinnaker
  • Plotter
  • Navigation center
  • Autopilot
  • Cockpit table
  • Lazy bag
  • Spinnaker pole
  • Sea water pump
  • Bimini top
  • Vhf
  • Repeater
  • Electric winch
  • Depthsounder
  • Compass
  • Lazyjacks
  • Spinnaker
  • Fully battened mainsail
  • Storm jib
  • Radar detector
  • Radar
  • Log speedometer
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Teak cockpit
  • Furling genoa
  • Oven
  • Gps
  • Liferaft
  • Solar panel
  • Cockpit speakers
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Radio
  • Mainsail cover
  • Outboard engine brackets
  • Radar reflector
  • Battery charger
  • Spray hood
  • Shore power inlet
  • Marine head

Contact Information

John Oldroyd; 07825 654 211

Read more

1 x Betamax 25
Fuel capacity
55 litres
Number of cabins
Number of berths

We offer the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such detials as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price chnage or withdrawl without notice.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Arcona Yachts UK

Mr Alasdair James Marshal
Hamble Point Marina, School Lane
United Kingdom
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