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Contest 55CS 'Nicky Tam II'

  • Dimensions16.75 x 4.65 x 1.95m
  • Year of build2001
  • DesignerDoug Peterson and Georg Nissen
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik - NL


Centre cockpit blue water cruiser

hydraulic operated sails, electric winches, bowthruster, extensive navigation equipment, generator, watermaker and much more. New rigging and mast in 2006. Refurbished teak deck including new caulking in 2019!!! Please contact us for more details and we will send you the brochure of this must see 55CS.


  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Boat name
    Nicky Tam II


  • Beam
    4.65 metres  
  • Draft
    1.95 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    16.75 metres  


  • Designer
    Doug Peterson and Georg Nissen  
  • Builder
    Contest Yachts, Medemblik, The Netherlands  
  • Year
  • Hull construction
    Polyester sandwich  
  • Hull type
    Vacuum infused round bilged hull in flag blue with oyster white striping  
  • Superstructure construction
  • Deck construction
    Teak on vacuum infused sandwich GRP deck, refurbished in 2019!  
  • Keel type
    Wing keel  
  • Ballast
    Approx. 8.870 Kg  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 26 tonnes  


  • Fuel
  • Cruising speed
    Approx. 7.5/8 knots (under engine)  
  • Max speed
    Apporx. 8.5/9 knots (under engine)  
  • Horse Power
  • Engine manufacturer
    Perkins M225 6-cilinder  
  • Engine quantity
  • Cooling system


  • Cabins
    Owners cabin with double berth aft, double berth forward, side cabin with 2 bunk berths  
  • Berths
  • Toilet

Rig sails

  • Type
    Sloop/cutter rigged  
  • Round wooden rigging
    Hall aluminium mast (2006) and Proctor boom (2006) in Oyster white, rigid boomvang, rigging renewed in 2005/6  
  • Lieren
    4 x electric for genoa and cutter, 2 x mainsheet, 2 x halyard, 1 x extra, all Anderson in S.S and ST  
  • Main sail
    Fully battened furling mainsail in Spectra  
  • Main sail reefsysteem
    Hydraulic in mast furling operated from steering pedestal, including hydraulic outhaul  
  • Genua
    Doyle (2005)  
  • Genua reefsystem
    Hydraulic genoa reefing system  
  • Fok reefsysteem
    Hydraulic cutter furling system  
  • Halvewinder bollejan
    Cruising chute (with snuffer)