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Contest 42s 'Grover'

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  • Dimensions12.55 x 3.85 x 1.7m
  • Year of build1996
  • DesignerDick Zaal
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik, NL
  • BuilderContest Yachts, Medemblik, the Netherlands

Description

Well known blue water cruiser with centre cockpit

The Contest 42S is perfect yacht for either long- and short voyages. She is very well equipped and, due to her electric winches and in-mast furling, very easy to handle and all weather conditions. Het luxurious interior with spacious saloon and master bedroom are making your trips very comfortable. Contest 42S "Grover" has ample stowage space and headroom, combined with a smart and effective layout makes her ideal for an owner's couple. 

Features

  • Manufacturer
    Contest  
  • Model
    42s  
  • Boat name
    Grover

Dimensions

  • Beam
    3.85 metres  
  • Draft
    1.7 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    12.55 metres  

Build

  • Designer
    Dick Zaal  
  • Builder
    Contest Yachts, Medemblik, the Netherlands  
  • Year
    1996  
  • Hull construction
    Polyester  
  • Hull type
    Roundbilged sandwich built hull in dark blue with gold striping  
  • Superstructure
    GRP  
  • Deck construction
    Teak on GRP (renovated 2014)  
  • Keel type
    Wing keel in cast iron  
  • Ballast
    Approx. 4,8 tonnes  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 12 tonnes  

Engine

  • Fuel
    Diesel  
  • Cruising speed
    Approx. 6.5 knots ( under engine)  
  • Max speed
    Approx. 7.5 knots (under engine)  
  • Horse power
    55HP/44kW  
  • Engine manufacturer
    Volvo Penta MD22A  

Accommodation

  • Cabins
    Double guest cabin forward with ensuite head, Owners cabin aft with centreline berth and ensuite head and shower.  
  • Berths
    5  
  • Toilet
     

Rig sails

  • Type
    Sloop rigged  
  • Rig
    Proctor aluminium mast with 2 pair of spreaders  
  • Winches
    2x Lewmar 44ST, 2x Lewmar electric 54ST, 1x Lewmar 40ST  
  • Mainsail
    Furling main sail by de Vries (1996) Very good condition  
  • Mainsail reefing system
    In-mast furling system  
  • Genoa
    Furling genoa (2005), very good condition  
  • Genua reefing system
    Furling genoa system  
  • Fok
    Storm jib  
  • Gennaker
    Aluminium gennaker pole