1969 Contessa 26
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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Dover, Kent, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 12,500 (US$ 16,155)
1969 Contessa 26 £12,500
The Contessa 26 is a firm favourite with yachtsmen looking for a capable compact offshore cruising yacht with attractive lines. Arguably the most successful of the folkboat derived yachts, they are now becoming sought after and "Contessa Fantana" is a well-equipped for long distance cruising, If you are looking for a Contessa 26 an early viewing is recommended!
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: J C Rogers Boatbuilders
Designer: David Sadler
Flag of Registry: United Kingdom
Hull Shape: Displacement
LOA: 25 ft 6 in
Beam: 7 ft 6 in
LWL: 20 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 0 in
Displacement: 5000 kgs
Ballast: 1350 kgs
Total Power: 10 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 1GM
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 475
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 10 HP
Cruising Speed: 4 knots
Maximum Speed: 5 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (45 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: Stainless steel (10 Liters)
Number of single berths: 4
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Seating Capacity: 4
Electrical Circuit: 240V
Total Liferaft Capacity: 4
The Contessa 26 interior offers up to 4 berths in 2 cabins with approx. 5' 8" max. headroom aft.
The Forepeak with V-berth, beneath berth stowage and hatch to foredeck. It has a marine toilet forward between the V berths with a hanging locker to starboard.
The navigation station is in the forward cabin and has storage for charts and space for additional instruments to be mounted.
The saloon offering two generous settee berths. The galley area is aft and is equipped with a 2-burner parafin stove and storage to port, and galley sink . Blue/grey upholstery.
Spars and Sails
Masthead bermudan rigged sloop. Proctor anodised aluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging, age unknown. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with stab reefing.
- 2 x sheet winches.
- 2 x Spinnaker winches.
- 2 x halyard winches
- Mainsail - Sanders
- No.1 Jib - Sanders
- No.2 Jib - Sanders
- Staysail - Sanders
- Storm jib - Sanders
- Trisail - Sanders
- Cruising Chute
- Cruising chute - 2015 - excellent
Located abaft the companionway, Yanmar 1GM 9hp single cylinder diesel engine. Seawater cooled. Morse type single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to 2-bladed fixed propeller. The engine is believed to have completed 475 hours as at 5th June 2019. New steel fuel tank fitted in 2017.
The engine appears to have has been regularly serviced. Last known service was July 2017.
2 x 12v Batteries charged via engine alternator, wind generator and 240V Battery charger. Electrical distribution panel. There is limited cabin lighting.
- Anchor 25LB CQR with chain and 60ft warp
- Manual anchor Windlass - Lofrans
- Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and stanchions
- Stainless steel mainsheet horse
- Blue mainsail cover
- Blue cockpit tonneau cover
- 4 x Mooring warps
- 3 x Fenders
- Boarding ladder
- Cockpit doggers with name on
- Beaching legs
- Silva bulkhead compass
- VHF Radio DSC - ICOM
- Garmin 555 Chartplotter
- Garmin 128 GPS
- Windvane Self-steering system - Windpilot Pacific
- Navigation lights
- Masthead tricolour
- Clock & Barometer
- 2 x Fire extinguishers (may require servicing)
- Cockpit harness points
- Seago 4-man liferaft in cannister - needs a service
- Emergency tiller
- Manual bilge pump
- Electric bilge pump
- First Aid kit
- Radar reflector
Tradtionallong keel with tiller steering.
Title Documents and Tax
- We have seen the full British Ships Part 1 history for this vessel.
- British Ships Part 1 Certificate valid until 2020.
Contessa 26 built in 1969 by Jeremy Rogers to a David Sadler design. black painted hull with cream superstructure and moulded non-slip deck surfaces. Encapsulated cast iron long keel. Tiller steering to keel/transom hung rudder. This yacht has been owned by the current owner for the past 19 years and has sailed her single handed to the Azores and back. He has decided its time to retire to a narrowboat. Last out of the water in 2018 when anodes etc were changed, hull paint work touch-up as required.
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