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Contest 55CS 'Meerlust'

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  • Dimensions16.75 x 4.65 x 1.95m
  • Year of build2002
  • DesignerGeorg Nissen and Doug Peterson
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik, NL

Description

High quality independent blue water cruiser

"Meerlust" is in the hands of her second experienced owner, Her beautiful and spacious interior make it a joy to stay below deck. With full hydraulics, electrics winches and extensive power supply she is ideal for a small crew to set sail for remote and idyllic area's. She is lying at the Contest Yard so personal demands can be made before heading off to new adventures. Please contact us for more details.

Features

  • Manufacturer
    Contest  
  • Model
    55CS  
  • Boat name
    Meerlust

Dimensions

  • Width
    4.65  
  • Draft
    1.95  
  • Length
    16.75  

Build

  • Designer
    Georg Nissen and Doug Peterson  
  • Manufacturer
    Contest Yachts, Medemblik, the Netherlands  
  • Year
    2002  
  • Hull material
    Polyester sandwich  
  • Hull
    Vacuum infused GRP Hull in gelcoat white with blue striping  
  • Superstructure
    GRP  
  • Deck construction
    Teak on vacuum infused GRP deck  
  • Keel type
    Wing keel  
  • Ballast
    Approx. 8.9 tonnes  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 25 tonnes  

Engine

  • Fuel
    Diesel  
  • Cruising speed
    Approx. 7.5 knots (under engine)  
  • Maximum speed
    Approx. 8.5 knots (under engine)  
  • Engine HP
    135 HP 6-cylinder  
  • Engine brand
    Perkins  
  • Cooling system
     

Accommodation

  • Cabins
    Forward guest cabin with double berth, 2 bunk berths in starboard cabin, ownerscabin with large centreline berth  
  • Berths
    6  
  • Toilet
     

Rig sails

  • Type
    Masttop with cutter, (spreaders painted in 2015)  
  • Rondhouten verstaging
    Hall Spars aluminum mast & boom in white  
  • Lieren
    2x Andersen 68 ST 2-speed electric winches, 4x Andersen 46ST 2-speed electric winches, 2 x 52ST on mast for halyards  
  • Grootzeil
    North Sails (2012)  
  • Grootzeil reefsysteem
    Reckmann hydraulic in mast furling sytem  
  • Genua
    North Sails (2012) with UV-ply  
  • Genua reefsysteem
    Reckmann hydraulic genoa furling system  
  • Fok
    North Sails (2012) UV-ply  
  • Fok reefsysteem
    Reckmann RS2000 manual furling genoa system  
  • Halvewinder bollejan
    North Sails Code zero 145 sqm. (2014)