Felixstowe Suffolk UK|
The Contessa 28 has a well deserved reputation for seakindly, well-mannered performance and an excellent turn of speed. Easily handled, they make excellent family cruisers with a safe cockpit and versatile accommodation. This example is in need of some cosmetic refurbishment and her asking price reflects this.
Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||5 knots|
|Maximum Speed:||6 knots|
|Length over all:||27' 8"|
|Length at waterline:||22'|
|Maximum draft:||4' 9"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Fin Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||50 Litres|
|Water capacity:||200 Litres|
The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins. In the forecabin, V berth with infill and stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Full width heads compartment with marine toilet and washbasin. Hanging locker opposite. In saloon, two settee berths. Fixed table with drop leaves. Quarter berth to starboard with fold-down chart table over and galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven. Sink drainer with manually pumped water supply. 200 litre freshwater capacity. Cool box.
Built in 1978 by Jeremy Rogers to a design by Doug Peterson. White GRP hull with style stripes. Alloy toe rail. White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to deck. Fin keel. Spade hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit.
Bruce anchor with chain and warp
Self draining anchor stowage locker
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
Teak coachroof grabrails
Fixed windscreen with attached sprayhood
Outboard stowage bracket
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Various warps and fenders
Plastimo Contest steering compass
Clipper windspeed and direction
Clock and barometer
Masthead and deck level navigation lights
Located behind the companionway, Nanni 2.6HE twin cylinder 15hp diesel engine, installed new in 1987. Approximately 2500 hours running time. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Shaft rope cutter. Single lever control. 50 litre fuel capacity in stainless steel tank giving approxiamtely 150 mile range at 5 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6 knots. The engine has been regularly serviced and winterised annually in the present ownership.
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom by Kemp Spars. Stainless steel standing rigging. Backstay adjuster. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Furlex 200s headsail furling system (2000). Some lines led aft to cockpit. Two Lewmar 30 self tailing genoa sheet winches. Two Lewmar 7 spinnaker sheet winches. Two Lewmar 16 control line winches. Lewmar 7 halyard winch at mast. Telescopic spinnaker pole. Strut kicker.
Mainsail - 2010
Furling genoa - 2010
3 x 12 volt batteries
Two manual bilge pumps