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Contest 42CS 'Famous Four'

  • Dimensions12.85 x 4.15 x 2.2m
  • Year of build2014
  • DesignerGeorg Nissen
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik, NL
  • BuilderContest Yachts, Medemblik, The Netherlands


Fast, single handed blue water cruiser

The 42CS is the latest yacht from the Contest range. Winning the 2014 "Yacht of the year" award her versatility, quality and speed are internationally recognised. She is sailed easily single handed due to her electric reefing for mainsail and genoa. Her 5 electric winches will ensure easy handling under all circumstances. Important features are double laminated panoramic window, handcrafted oak joinery, 3-cabins, large galley with large fridges, generator, folding transom/bathing platform. The owner has decided to purchase a larger Contest and therefore, this 2014 yacht is up for sale.


  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Boat name
    Famous Four


  • Beam
    4.15 metres  
  • Draft
    2.2 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    12.85 metres  


  • Designer
    Georg Nissen  
  • Builder
    Contest Yachts, Medemblik, The Netherlands  
  • Year
  • Hull construction
    Polyester sandwich  
  • Hull type
    Sandwich,vacuum infused, roundbilged hull in Majestic Blue, Underwatership in epoxy.  
  • Superstructure
  • Deck construction
    Teak on vacuum infused GRP sandwich deck  
  • Keel type
    Fin keel with lead bulb  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 11 tonnes  


  • Fuel
  • Horse power
    54 HP  
  • Engine manufacturer
    Yanmar 4JH5 turbo charged  
  • Cooling system


  • Cabins
    Owners cabin forward, two guest cabins aft  
  • Berths
  • Toilet

Rig sails

  • Type
    Fractionally rigged with 2 pairs of swept back spreaders  
  • Rig
    Seldèn aluminium mast and boom  
  • Winches
    Electric winches for main sheet, genoa sheets, 1 x electric outhaul main/halyard, 1 x manual halyard  
  • Mainsail
    North Sails Soft Norlam with vertical battens  
  • Mainsail reefing system
    Electric in-mast reefing system  
  • Genoa
    North Sails Soft Norlam with battens  
  • Genua reefing system
    Electric genoa furling system