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Nicky Tam II



Contest 55CS 2001 for sale in poole



  • Make Contest
  • Model 55CS
  • Length (LOA) 16.75m
  • Beam 4.65m
  • Year built 2001
  • Engine(s) Perkins M225 6-cilinder
  • Lying Medemblik - NL NL
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Centre cockpit blue water cruiser

Launched in 2002 and still in the hands of her first owner "Nicky Tam II" is a yacht that has been taken care of well. Many items have been replaced and renewed so she is in good shape. Amongst her equipment are: hydraulic operated sails, electric winches, bowthruster, extensive navigation equipment, generator, watermaker and much more. Please contact us for more details and we will send you the brochure of this must see 55CS.


Hull shape: Vacuum infused round bilged hull in flag blue with oyster white striping
Rudder: Rudder in skeg
Steering system: Withlock wheel steering, emergency tiller
Windows: Thermopane double glass in superstructure, acrylic portholes in aluminium frames
Displacement: Approx. 26 tonnes
Ballast: Approx. 8.870 Kg
Vertical clearance: Approx. 26 Metres
Hull number: 55009
CE-category: CE-A, unlimited ocean voyages
Other: Very spacious yacht with 3 large cabins to guarentee maximal comfort on board.


Material, colours: First class joinery in teak
Curtains: Light upholstery (2005) and curtains
Saloons: Saloon with large G-shaped settee
Cabins: Owners cabin with double berth aft, double berth forward, side cabin with 2 bunk berths
Berths: 6 in cabins and 1 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 2 metres
Cooker & fuel: Force 10 cooker with 3 burners and oven (left one needs attention)
Shortwave radio: SSB radio
Other: Large G-shaped settee, Large galley with 2 worktops in Corian, 2 s.s. sinks, dimmers for ceiling lights saloon, Candy Alise washing machine in aft head, rollo's and curtains under deck hatches, multiple 220V sockets,

Engine, electrics, water

Power: 225HP
Number of identical engines: 1
Year: Approx. 2001
Engine hours: Approx. 2.100 hours (counter hard to read)
Fuel tanks: Approx. 800 litres
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with Max Prop 3-bladed feathering propeller (2010)
Fuel consumption: Approx. 8/9 L/H
Measuring instruments: RPM, temperature, voltage, oil pressure
Voltage: 24V board system, contverters for 12V equipment and 220V throughout the yacht
Control panel: Professional switchboard at navigation seat
Dynamo: Yes, second alternator on engine
Water system: Electric water pressure system, sea water pump
Hot water: Through boiler
Water tank & material: Approx. 1000 litres in 2 tanks
Waste water tank: 2 x 50L.
Water maker: Technicomar SL fresh water maker 140l/h
Shorepower: Yes
Voltmeter: Yes
Tachometer: Yes
Water tank gauge: Yes
Fuel tank gauge: Yes
Oil pressure gauge: Yes
Temperature gauge: Yes
Other: Hurth gearbox, spare 3-bladed propeller,

Rig and sails

Sailplan type: Sloop/cutter rigged
Spars, stays: Hall aluminium mast (2006) and Proctor boom (2006) in Oyster white, rigid boomvang, rigging renewed in 2005/6
Winches: 4 x electric for genoa and cutter, 2 x mainsheet, 2 x halyard, 1 x extra, all Anderson in S.S and ST
Genoa: Doyle (2005)
Genoa reefing system: Hydraulic genoa reefing system
Furling foresail: Hydraulic cutter furling system
Halfwinder, bollejan: Cruising chute (with snuffer)
Other: Running back stays, 2-speed electric winches, spinnakerboom,

Navigation and electronics

Rudder position indicator: On autopilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: Furuno NX-300 Navtex
Satellite communication: Sailor SP4164 Inmarsat-M
Other: Digital AC-ammeter, R&R combi antenna (GSM/VHF/TV/AM-FM/SSB weatherfax) with integrated windex, ICOM IC-M802 SSB (2005)


Anchor windlass: Electric windlass with remote control from cockpit (2011)
Fenders, lines: Ample
Swimming ladder: Stainless steel with teak steps
Swimming platform: Yes, with teak,
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: Stainless steel with 3-wires and opening gates on both sides
Outboard engine: Mercury 8HP 4-stroke outboard (2006)
Davits: Heavy Simpson 125 davits, Novalift crane for outboarder
Other: foling teak seats in pushpits (in teak and S.S.) outboardbrackets on stern an in deck locker, Besenzoni hydraulic gangway, hot&cold shower at bathing platform, cockpit light in boom, deck lights in spreaders, cockpit table, clock, barometer, hygrometer,


CE-standard: CE-A Ocean
Radar reflector: Cyclops II
Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes
Other: 2 x safety line, 4-harness eyes in cockpit, 2 x horse shoe life buoys, RORC standard safety equipment,

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