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Contest 55CS 'Windfall'

  • Dimensions16.75 x 4.65 x 1.95m
  • Year of build2000
  • DesignerDoug Peterson and Georg Nissen
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationPalma de Mallorca Office


Blue water cruiser with all comfort you wish on and below deck

This very well maintained Contest 55CS is a true blue water cruiser equipped to the highest standards of the famous, family-owned, Dutch yard, which celebrates her 60st anniversary in 2019! Staying on board is a true pleasure with all the comfort items you will need like, generator, watermaker, airco and heating. The fully hydraulic operated sails enables to sail her easily by a couple.With her C-shaped settee on starboard and the two arm chairs on port side, "Windfalls" saloon layout deviates from most other 55cs' and is therefor a unique opportunity in todays market.(preliminary brochure).


  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Boat name


  • Beam
    4.65 metres  
  • Draft
    1.95 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    16.75 metres  


  • Designer
    Doug Peterson and Georg Nissen  
  • Builder
    Contest Yachts, Medemblik, The Netherlands  
  • Year
  • Hull construction
    Polyester sandwich  
  • Hull type
    Vacuum infused round bilged hull in flag blue  
  • Superstructure construction
  • Deck construction
    Teak (refurbished '16) on vacuum infused sandwich GRP deck  
  • Keel type
    Wing keel  
  • Ballast
    Approx. 8.870 kg  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 26.000 kg  


  • Fuel
  • Cruising speed
    8.5 knots  
  • Horse Power
    135 HP  
  • Engine manufacturer
    Perkins M135 6 cylinder  
  • Cooling system


  • Cabins
    Owners cabin with double berth aft, double berth forward, side cabin with bunk bed  
  • Berths
  • Toilet

Rig sails

  • Type
    Sloop/cutter rigged  
  • Lieren
    Anderson: 2x manual 40ST at mast, 2x manual 46ST for main sheet, 2x electric 68STEFS for genoa and 2x electric 46STE for cutterjib  
  • Main sail
    North Sails vertical battened spectra dyneema  
  • Main sail reefsysteem
    Hydraulic in-mast furling  
  • Genua
    North Sails spectra dyneema with UV-ply in white and North Sails cover  
  • Genua reefsystem
    Reckmann RF90-2/R30 hydraulic furling genoa system  
  • Fok
    De Vries cutterjib with North Sails cover  
  • Gennaker
    De Vries Sails gennaker with snuffer