Contessa 32 (1978) for sale in Lymington, United Kingdom

£85,000 GBP
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Step aboard the exquisite "Heroine", a masterfully re-fitted and upgraded Contessa 32, located in Lymington, UK. Manufactured in 1978 and meticulously revamped by Jeremy Rogers Yachts in 2017/18, this yacht dazzles with its thoroughbred racing pedigree and long-distance cruising capability. Equipped with a new Beta 25hp engine, cutting-edge Garmin electronics, Windpilot self-steering, and a Rutland wind generator, "Heroine" is primed for any adventure. Revel in new teak finishes, a D2 Eberspacher diesel heater, and a luxurious new interior. Perfect for those seeking an exceptional, timeless yacht ready for immediate sailing. Viewing by appointment – this is your chance to own a piece of maritime perfection.

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Contessa 32
Used sail boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Lymington, United Kingdom

About this Contessa 32


This is a beautifully re-fitted and upgraded example of this timeless and popular yacht. Built in 1978 and very extensively re-fitted by Jeremy Rogers Yachts in 2017/18 she is presented in lovely condition and ready for the season. 'Heroine' is equally suited to long distance cruising, racing and short handed sailing. With no expense spared, inventory includes; new Beta 25hp engine (2019, 400 hours) Rutland wind generator (2022), Windpilot foil self-steering, additional water tank, top-spec Viking life raft, first class Garmin instrumentation and electronics, third independent plotter/GPS, spare sails, second electronic autopilot, new windlass, anchor and chain, solar panel. Recently transported from Spain to the UK, 'Heroine' is currently ashore in Lymington and viewing by appointment is welcome. Additional Photographs coming soon, please contact us for a download link to full size photographs.

Refit and subsequent updates

Jeremy Rogers refit 2017-18 - and subsequent improvements - include:

• New Beta 25hp engine (2019) with 400 hours (5/24)

• New prop shaft and prop

• New water inlet seacock and other 6 (Blakes) re-serviced 2022

• New electric windlass (Quick) with remote controls, new 35lbs Manson anchor and 50m chain

• New bow roller

• New cranked stanchions (2)

• New lazy jacks

• New jackstays

• New chainplates

• New gooseneck and standing rigging

• New dyneema main halyard, spinnaker halyard and outhaul

• New genoa furling line

• Anodes (hull, engine, prop, seacocks) replaced 2023

• New Solar panel for new auto bilge pump

• New sprayhood (2021)

• New Simrad TP32 autohelm (with previous Autohelm ST2000 as back-up)

• Full new navigation and instruments package -all Garmin incl GMR Fantom 18/24 radar, AIS 600, Panoptix Sonar, 9 Axis Heading Sensor, GMI 20 and GNX instruments, GND 10, 2 x GPS MAP 722XS plotters in cabin and cockpit, g wind, GPS antenna (plus previous Garmin GPS 451 as back up)

• 2 removable mid ship cleats fitting on genoa tracks

• New teak cockpit seats, cockpit floor grate, cabin top handrails, toe rails

• New backstay adjuster

• New Rutland 1200 wind generator incl remote control panel (2022)

• New D2 Eberspacher diesel heater

• New interior LED (with red night function) and ext nav lights + chart table light

• New water pipes and re-wired

• New gas pipes, solenoid switch and alarms

• Refurbished interior teak work and some new matched panels

• Repaint inside lockers and all “hidden” areas

• New teak and cherry floor

• New Formica throughout galley

• New fridge/cold box plate unit and compressor

• New Neptune4500 2 burner, grill and oven

• New Blakes/Lavac WC

• New USB points (3) and AC/inverter sockets (2)

• New Victron energy inverter, battery monitor and digital multi control

• New batteries: 2 “house” and 1 engine start (replaced 2023 – Optima AGM 815A CCA)

• New shore power connection and galvanic isolator

• New (Sanders of Lymington) V38 firm foam matresses and cushions throughout in Aquanova

• New lee cloths (2)

• New Oceanair blinds throughout

• New Fusion MS AV 750 stereo system with Bluetooth and remote control. 2 int speakers + bass woofer and 2 ext speakers

• New 3 fire extinguishers (incl auto in engine bay) + fire blankets

• New 75lts stainless steel main water tank (in keel)

• New Plastimo collapsible 120 ltr reserve water tank under front bunks

• New 55 ltr stainless steel diesel tank

• New fuel and water gauges

• New Sanders Code S with Selden Furler

• New Sanders storm gib

• New attachable inner forestay

• Existing Hood gib adapted by Sanders with piston hanks (as with storm gib) to set on inner forestay

• Spare mainsail (converted 2017 to be used on recent Tidesmarine slides)

• New Sanders custom made cockpit awning, washboards bag and windvane (for Windpilot) bag

• New Forespar whisker pole

• New Viking Rescu You Pro cannister 4 man liferaft (Iso 9650 spec with Iso 1 pack) and integral deck fitting

The boat also comes with recent improvements undertaken by previous owner in 2016-17:

• Sanders main sail and furling genoa (2016)

• Mainsail cover

• Spare full sized teak tiller

• ICOM IC-M323 radio

• Spinlock cleats and clutches with all lines led aft along cabin roof

• New windows throughout (supplied by Jeremy Rogers)

• New winches for genoa sheets (2 x Lewmar 44s) and cabin top lead-back halyard/line controls (2 x Lewmar 30s)

• Windpilot self steering

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Broker/Dealer Information

DFD Marine Ltd (Malo Yachts UK)

Mr Dan Hills
Lymington Yacht Haven
SO41 3QD
United Kingdom
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