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Contest 46/48 'Pelagia'

  • Dimensions14.75 x 4.2 x 1.95m
  • Year of build1993
  • DesignerDick Zaal
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik, NL


Amazing quality build blue water cruiser

Contest 46 "Pelagia" is a true example of a classic blue water cruiser. Build to Lloyds specifications, she is ready to sail the world's oceans. She is very well taken care for by her current owners, who have made a lot of improvements to keep her up to date. Her spacious interior layout with large heads offers a comfortable stay on board for 6 persons. Yet she is easily sailed single handed from the cockpit. All technical equipment is kept in mint condition. "Pelagia" is ready for new adventures with her new owner. A well kept classic from Contest yachts!! Please contact us for further information. Preliminary brochure.


  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Boat name


  • Beam
    4.2 metres  
  • Draft
    1.95 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    14.75 metres  


  • Designer
    Dick Zaal  
  • Builder
    Conyplex, Medemblik, The Netherlands  
  • Year
  • Hull construction
    Polyester sandwich  
  • Hull type
    Roundbilged hull in gelcoat white with turquoise striping  
  • Superstructure construction
  • Deck construction
    Teak on GRP  
  • Keel type
    Fin keel  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 15.400 kg  


  • Fuel
  • Horse Power
  • Engine manufacturer
    Volvo Penta TMD 31B, with 4MS4 gearbox  


  • Cabins
    3 cabins  
  • Berths
  • Toilet

Rig sails

  • Type
    Sloop rigged  
  • Round wooden rigging
    Standing rigging (2011) with dynema running backstays (2014)  
  • Lieren
    Lewmar 2x 62 AST, 2x 40AST sheet winches, 2x 44A, 1x 44AST halyard winches and 1x 44 EAST electric winch  
  • Main sail
    North Sails furling main in 8.5oz Dacron (2010)  
  • Main sail reefsysteem
    In-mast furling system operated from cockpit  
  • Genua
    North Sails Furling 130% genoa in 7.5oz Dacron (2006)  
  • Genua reefsystem
    Harken headsail furler (2011)  
  • Fok
    Staysail/storm jib (2000)  
  • Fok reefsysteem
    Removable cutter stay & running rigging with self tacking system for stay sail  
  • Gennaker
    Cruising chute, ProFurl Spinex Furling system (2014)