Levington Suffolk UK
The Contest 29 is a well built, long-keeled heavy displacement cruiser with good performance and a sea kindly motion. They are capable offshore cruisers and with their moderate draft, great for creek crawling and shallow water exploration as well. This excellent example has been maintained to a high standard and continually upgraded (new mainsail, furling genoa and mainsail cover in 2019) and is presented for sale in excellent condition.
Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||5 knots|
|Maximum Speed:||6.5 knots|
|Length over all:||29'|
|Length at waterline:||24'|
|Maximum draft:||4' 3"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||50 Litres|
|Water capacity:||140 Litres|
Located abaft the companionway, Nanni 3.21 three cylinder 21hp diesel engine, installed new in 2011 complete with new shaft and three bladed propeller. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive. Single lever control. 50 litres fuel capacity in stainless steel tank giving approximately 160 mile range at 5 knots cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6.5 knots. The engine has only completed 180 hours running time since new.
Built in 1969 by Conyplex to a design by Dick Zaal. White painted GRP hull. White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to deck (re-painted 2013). Long keel with encapsulated ballast. Keel hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit. New seacocks 2004. Good recent survey.
The accommodation offers five berths in two cabins. V berth forward with stowage under. Full width heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet (2011) and washbasin. Hanging locker opposite with drawers. In saloon, two settee berths with double berth infill. Quarter berth and galley opposite. Neptune two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven (2016). Stainless steel sink with manually pumped water supply. 140 litres freshwater capacity. Refleks diesel cabin heater.
10kg Delta anchor with chain (new chain 2007)
8kg Bruce anchor
Simpson Lawrence Hyspeed manual anchor windlass
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires
Mainsail cover, new 2019
Cockpit spray dodgers with boat name.
Boom tent (2017)
Hatch covers (2017)
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Various warps and fenders
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom by Z Spars (1991). Stainless steel standing rigging (1987). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail. Sailspar headsail furling system. Two Harken 16 self tailing sheet winches (2000). Two Barlow halyard winches. Barlow reefing winch. Spinnaker pole.
Mainsail - 2019 - Parker & Kay - As new
Furling Genoa - 2019 - Parker & Kay - As new
Mainsail & Furling Genoa - 1987 - fair
Cruising chute (with snuffer) - 1993 - good
Spinnaker (with snuffer) - 1987 - fair
No 3 jib - 1985 - fair
Storm jib - 1969 - good
Plastimo steering compass (2012)
Nasa Clipper depth (2012)
Nasa Clipper windspeed and direction (2012)
Standard Horizon DSC VHF radio with AIS
Garmin 128 GPS (2004)
Clock and barometer
Masthead and deck level navigation lights (new LED tri/white 2012)
2 x 100Ah 12 volt batteries in two banks (2011)
Alternator charging with BEP split charging relay (2005)
New electrical panel 2003
Rutland wind generator with regulator
Two fire extinguishers
Two manual bilge pumps
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner s specific needs.