All Contessa Sailing Yachts for sale in the UK
1969 Contessa 26 7,495
The Contessa 26 is a firm favourite with yachtsmen looking for a capable compact offshore cruising yacht with attractive lines. Arguably the most successful of the folkboat derived yachts, they are now becoming sought after and "Contessa Fantana" is a well-equipped for long-distance cruising, If you are looking for a Contessa 26 an early viewing is recommended - owner open to offers.
Viewing by prior appointment only through the Kent office on +44 (0)1634 571605... read more
|Length:|| 25' 6"|
|Location:||Dover Kent UK|
Contessa 28 "PELAGIC" from 1982 is a masthead sloop with spade rudder and tiller steering. Updated in 2019/20 with new Beta 16hp engine with 21 hours on clock (August 2020), new gearbox, shaft, coupling, Flexifold propellor,mainsail, navigation instruments (all 2019/20) and many other upgrades.... read more
|Location:||River Bann, Coleraine Londonderry UK|
|Price:|| £13,000 Tax Paid|
Yacht Chameleon is a good quality 1980 OOD 34. Designed by Doug Peterson and built by Jeremy Rogers of Contessa she is in very good condition. A perfect yacht for a young family or for use as a competitive cruiser/racer.
We have owned Chameleon since 2004. She is a beautiful yacht, easily managed and sailed. Our family of four have sailed in Northern Ireland and the West Coast of Scotland in Chameleon for the past 15 years. She is a lovely comfortable cruising yacht; she is quick and very responsive and could still be a competitive racing yacht if sailed under handicap. Since we purcha... read more
|Location:||Ringhaddy Cruising Club, Strangford Lough Down UK|
|Price:|| £16,000 Tax Paid|
The Contessa 34 OOD (Off shore One Design) was designed to sail as an ocean racer, but as a one design it was also built with comfort in mind down below a genuine cruiser with racer performance when you want it. They were also the first production boat to be built with a resin injection moulding process - see further details in the construction section above. This particular boat has a non standard keel with a shallower draft of 1.49m compared to the standard draft of 1.93m.
The yacht is well equipped it had a new engine in 2004 that has only completed 350 hours. The instrumentation is exten... read more
|Location:||Essex, UK (By Appointment Only) Essex UK|
Contessa 26 “NeIIie” Sail No. 255 Built 1972
" Nellie"benefits from an extensive refit over recent years with no expense spared on getting her in the condition she now enjoys. This is not a "project boat" as per many others on the market at the moment.
She is ready to voyage and is a truly wonderful and unique vessel.
She is the rare "B" layout, with the galley on the portside of the companion way.
She has a bespoke mahogany interior.
Now fitted with single line reefing so she can be completely controlled from the cockpit.
This and th... read more
|Length:|| 25' 6"|
|Location:||Saltash Cornwall UK|
|Price:|| £20,000 Tax Exempt|
ALL VIEWINGS ARE CURRENTLY STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
The Contessa 32 is a well-proven and enduring design, considered to be the benchmark yacht at their time and now enjoying true classic yacht status. Although popular for one-design and club racing, they are easy to handle and fun to sail, with many being used for short-handed long-distance cruising. 'Scintilla II' is a very good example has been fitted with a modern engine and electric windlass, but is otherwise unusually original and unmodified, offering a great opportunity for a Contessa enthusiast! She is only for sale after 35 ye... read more
|Location:||Burnham-on-Crouch Essex UK|
This Contessa 28 has been in the same ownership for 16 years, she has been very well maintained and only cruised, never raced.
Autohelm/Raymarine ST30 depth
Garmin GPS 126
Navico tiller pilot
Autohelm electric hand bearing compass
10kg Bruce anchor
Chain and warp
Stainless steel bow roller
Dec... read more
|Location:||Plymouth Devon UK|
|Price:|| £12,500 Tax Paid|
The Contessa 35 was a 1970s cruiser-racer - for a while the fastest production boat eligible to compete in the One Ton Cup. Designed by Doug Peterson, she is a early IOR rule design before strange hull shapes emerged to "cheat the handicap rules". She has a simple but effective cruising interior. This yacht is only in her second ownership from new, and unlike many other Contessa 35s, does not appear to have a hard life. She has her original engine, but this was totally rebuilt in the present ownership.... read more
|Length:|| 35' 6"|
|Price:|| £28,000 Tax Paid|
Contessa 26 kept at local sailing club stood ashore for the Winter. Last survey was carried out in 2017 which concluded that she was in good condition but needed some TLC and cosmetics. 2019, the engine has been overhauled and new engine mounts were fitted.
Every Contessa 26 carries it's own solid, dependable provenance. This example was built in 1968. Modifications have been carried out to make her a useful day sailer : a new stack pack main sail. Head sail furling system. The water system has been removed. the toilet uninstalled. ( It is included in the sale). All berths cushions... read more
|Location:||Heybridge Basin, nr Maldon, Essex Essex UK|
|Price:|| £5,450 Tax Exempt|
The Contessa 32 is a well proven and enduring design and these elegant cruising yachts are easy to handle and fun to sail.
Their sea keeping qualities are legendary and they are just as happy being used as coastal cruisers as they are crossing oceans.
This good example has been well looked after and continually upgraded and viewing is recommended.
This vessel was last surveyed before purchase by present owner in 2004.
The owner has replaced the engine; standing rigging; upholstery, sails coppercoated and added Awlgip paint finished the hull in an attractive and enduring dark blue.
PRI... read more
|Location:||West Sussex UK|