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Contest 62CS 'Marita'

  • Dimensions19.18 x 5.45 x 2.65m
  • Year of build2008
  • DesignerGeorg Nissen
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik, NL


Perfectly maintained and "push button" blue water cruiser

'Marita of London' is a fast and luxurious ocean cruiser, equipped to the highest standard. This Contest 62CS is easy to handle with her full-hydraulic equipment. Also the interior makes ocean cruising a relaxing experience on board this immaculate sailing yacht. In warm climates her climate control will cool down the interior while enjoying the benefits of the well-thought-out comfort of the spacious living areas. She is professionally maintained by a skipper and has recently been refitted including a lot of improvements (2013/2014).


  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Boat name


  • Beam
    5.45 metres  
  • Draft
    2.65 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    19.18 metres  


  • Designer
    Georg Nissen  
  • Builder
    Contest Yachts, The Netherlands  
  • Year
  • Hull construction
    Polyester sandwich  
  • Hull type
    Roundbilged hull in mist black metallic  
  • Superstructure construction
    GRP with double glazing  
  • Deck construction
    Teak on GRP, Rondal flush deckhatches  
  • Keel type
    Fin keel with bulb  
  • Ballast
    Approx. 11,5 tonnes  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 31 tonnes  


  • Fuel
  • Cruising speed
    8,5 knots  
  • Max speed
    11,5 knots  
  • Horse Power
    185 HP  
  • Engine manufacturer
    Perkins, 6 cylinder  
  • Engine quantity
    Approx. 2010 hours  
  • Cooling system


  • Cabins
    3 cabins + crew cabin in forward compartment  
  • Berths
  • Toilet

Rig sails

  • Type
    Fractional rigged, Hall Spars aluminium keel stepped mast with 3 pairs of swept back spreaders  
  • Round wooden rigging
    Aluminium boom and stadning rod rigging, carbon spi pole with topping lift and guy  
  • Lieren
    Electric genoa winches, electric mainsheet winches, all other winches ST (all Lewmar)  
  • Main sail
    In-mast furling North Sails in Spectra with Vertech system (vertical battens)  
  • Main sail reefsysteem
    Hydraulic in-mast furling  
  • Genua
    North Sails in Spectra with UV ply  
  • Genua reefsystem
    Reckmann hydraulic furling genoa  
  • Gennaker
    North Sails with snuffer, halyards and sheets