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Contest 44CS 'Cocopelli'

  • Dimensions13.5 x 4.1 x 2.1m
  • Year of build2005
  • DesignerGeorg Nissen
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik, The Netherlands


Very well maintained blue water cruiser with full hydraulics

Craftsmanship, comfort and innovation... These are the key attributes of every Contest yacht. The Contest 44CS represents a giant leap forward in yachting technology - a sporty touring boat that offers an impressive sailing performance. With these words the Contest 44CS was introduced in 2001. After an intensive testing period; Yachting world magazine commented "I'll eat my hard-disk if this boat isn't a winner for Contest Yachts". "Cocopelli" is built in 2005 and sailed by a couple. "Cocopelli" is moored at our facilities, here at the Contest Yard in Medemblik. Preliminary information.


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  • Model
  • Boat name


  • Beam
    4.1 metres  
  • Draft
    2.1 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    13.5 metres  


  • Designer
    Georg Nissen  
  • Builder
    Contest Yachts, Medemblik - The Netherlands  
  • Year
  • Hull construction
  • Hull type
    Roundbilged vacüum infused GRP Hull in Awl grip flag blue with Silver striping  
  • Superstructure construction
    Vacüum infused GRP  
  • Deck construction
    Teak on GRP  
  • Keel type
    Fin keel  
  • Ballast
    Approx 4.900kg  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 13.500kg  


  • Fuel
  • Cruising speed
    Approx. 7 knots (under engine)  
  • Max speed
    Approx. 8 knots (under engine)  
  • Horse Power
    100 Hp / 74 kW  
  • Engine manufacturer
    Yanmar 4JH3-HTE  


  • Cabins
    Owners cabin aft and guest cabin forward  
  • Berths
  • Toilet

Rig sails

  • Type
    Sloop rigged with two pairs of spreaders  
  • Round wooden rigging
    Seldén aluminium  
  • Lieren
    Andersen 52ST electric winches for genoa, Andersen halyard winches on the mast.  
  • Main sail
    UK De Vries: In-mast furling main sail 44m2 (2017)  
  • Main sail reefsysteem
    Hydraulic in-mast reefing, controlled from the steering pedestal  
  • Genua
    De Vries genoa with UV-ply  
  • Genua reefsystem
    Furlex, Hydraulic operated from steering pedestal