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Contest 55CS 2003 for sale in poole



  • Make Contest
  • Model 55CS
  • Length (LOA) 16.75m
  • Beam 4.65m
  • Year built 2003
  • Engine(s) Perkins
  • Lying Medemblik - NL NL
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Centre cockpit blue water cruiser

Currently "Equinox" is one of the most recent Contest 55CS on the Market. She comes extremely well equipped for as well the nordic waters as wel as the Med/Caribic. Amongst her equipment are: hydraulic main, genoa and cutter, electric winches, genset, airconditioning, removalble davits, bimini, extensive navigation equipment, watermaker, deckwashpump and much much more. Please note that this information is preliminary.


Hull shape: Roundbilged hull in white with blue striping
Rudder: Rudder in Skeg
Steering system: Jefa wheel steering, steering wheel with leather gripping (XL wheel)
Windows: Double glazing in superstructure, acrylic portholes in hull
Displacement: Approx. 23 tonnes
Ballast: Approx 8.870 Kg
Vertical clearance: Approx. 26 metres
Hull number: 55019


Material, colours: Classic teak interior with U-shaped settee in saloon
Curtains: Light upholstery and curtains
Saloons: Saloon
Cabins: 3 cabins (V-berth forward, 2 bunk berths in sb cabin and french berth in aftcabin)
Berths: 6 + 1
Headroom: Approx. 2. metres
Cooker & fuel: Force 10 3-burner stove with oven
Gally with 2 worktops in corian, 2 s.s. sink, Candy washer/dryer, vertical sliding entrance door, Bosch dishwasher, cookerhood finished in teak, spungs slats under matress in aftcabin and forward cabin, several opening portholes, drinkwater filter, multiple 220V sockets, etc.

Engine, electrics, water

Power: 135 HP
Year: 2003
Fuel tanks: 800L
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with 3-bladed fixed propeller, fixed 3-bladed prop as spare
Fuel consumption: Approx. 7.5 L/H
Measuring instruments: RPM, engine temp, charging current, oil pressure
Voltage: 12V/220V Shorepower
Control panel: Professional Contest switchboard
Dynamo: Extra 135A alternator
Water system: Electric water pressure system
Hot water: Through boiler
Water tank & material: 1000L.
Waste water tank: 2 x
Water maker: Technicomar 60L/h (to be serviced)
Ropecutter on propellor shaft

Rig and sails

Sailplan type: Sloop rigged aluminium mast sprayed in Oyster White (Hall Spars)
Spars, stays: Stainless steel
Sails material: Touring Spectra
Genoa: 2007, with new UV ply
Genoa reefing system: Reckmann hydraulic reefing system
Jib: De Vries Sails (2016) with UV ply
Furling foresail: Reckmann hydraulic reefing system
Gennaker: Gennaker with halyard, sheets and snuffer
Spinnaker boom, cockpit lights in boom, Hall Spars heavy duty boomvang

Navigation and electronics

Rudder position indicator: On autopilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: MRD 80 Navtex SSB decoder
SSB receiver: Icom
Short band transmitter: Icom SSB sender with DSC module
Satellite communication: Trac sat mini C
Other: Sailor SC4000 Iridium sattelite phone, isolated backstay, R & R Pacific combi antenna.


Anchor windlass: Electric windlass with chain counter
Fenders, lines: Ample
Outdoor cushions: Yes
Swimming ladder: Yes
Swimming platform: Yes, with teak and shower (hot and cold)
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: Stainless steel with 2 wires, opening gates on both sides, extra long s.s. push pits
Davits: Novalift deckcrane for outboarder, removable S.S. davits
Other: Outboardbracket on pushpit and in decklocker, folding teak seats in cockpit, teak seat for entrance, carbon/multiplex folding gangway, deck wash pump.


CE-standard: CE-A Ocean
Radar reflector: Cyclops II
Life jackets: Harness eyes in cockpit
Gas bottle locker with drain: Yes
Lightening conductor, safety lines on deck, etc.

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