Contest 42 Ketch (1978) for sale in Dartmouth, United Kingdom

General information
Contest 42 Ketch
Used sail boat for sale
Name of boat
Length overall
12.98 metres
3.99 metres
Dartmouth, United Kingdom

About this Contest 42 Ketch


Parkstone Bay Yachts is thrilled to present 'CHRISTINA MAY'.  The Contest 42 ketch is a prime example of a 'blue water' cruising yacht. The history of this yacht is testament to that. The ketch rig offers flexibility and balanced sailing and the deep centre cockpit provides great protection.

Much of the interior is original with Contest's superb joinery still in excellent condition. The original theme doesn't stop there, some of the navigation equipment is also original as is the upholstery, which shows the level of care from the current and previous owners. 

CHRISTINA MAY is also very spacious, as can be found with the amount of berths onboard which includes: two doubles, three single bunk beds along with the occasional saloon berths making her ideal for longer distance sailing. The owners cabin also includes an en-suite heads. 

The ideal vessel for those who want to adventure further afield whilst having a great level of space and storage! 

A beauty that must be viewed to be fully appreciated, currently lying in Dartmouth. 

Contact us to arrange a viewing. 


Two doubles, three bunk beds along with occasional saloon berths


  • Genoa
  • Main
  • Mizzen
  • Hanked Working Jib (used on second forestay)
  • Hanked Storm Jib (used on second forestay)
  • Mizzen Staysail
  • Cruising Chute with Snuffer
  • Booster with Snuffer


  • Two depth sounders
  • Radar
  • Log-speedometer
  • Wind Speed and Direction 
  • Autopilot
  • Compass 
  • Two GPS
  • Two VHF - 1 DSC with AIS receiver 

Inside Equipment

  • Refrigerator 
  • Battery Charger
  • Sound system speakers in saloon & owners cabin

Outside Equipment/Extras

  • Teak Cockpit
  • Teak Sidedecks
  • Bowthruster
  • Swimming Ladder
  • CQR anchor 
  • Kedge anchor 
  • Spinnaker poles 


  • Swimming ladder
  • Battery charger
  • Autopilot
  • Radar
  • Hard top
  • Compass
  • Refrigerator
  • Shore power inlet
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Gps
  • Teak sidedecks
  • Log speedometer
  • Vhf
  • Depthsounder
  • Teak cockpit

Parkstone Bay Yachts provides the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information set out in these particulars, and do we warrant the condition of the vessel. The particulars are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is advised to check the particulars and specifications and where appropriate instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to fully inspect the vessel and/or to have a sea trial of the vessel. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Parkstone Bay Yacht Sales

Parkstone Bay Marina Turks Lane
BH14 8EW
United Kingdom
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