Boat Features

Manufacturer: Contest

Year: 1985

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Nominal Length: 12.5

Length Overall: 12.5


Contest 41S from 1985 currently at Largs Yacht Haven.She has been continuously upgraded over the years with e.g. new engine (05) new teak decks (11) new floorboards (12) New lithium batteries (17) and much more. See below for recent list of upgrade work done:

2004 New Harken 55St electric winches
New cushions inside and mattresses
New steering pedestal and service of steering linkage
Rudder bearings changed
2005 New Yanmar 55 4JH4E, new shaft, bearings
New Variofold 3 blade propellor
New fridge compressor
New boiler
Dieseltank restored
2006 New Sun awning - Antigua Sails
All work from 2009 by CR Yachts the builders of Sweden Yachts, Regina and CR. Boat stored inside
2012 New teak deck
New deck hatches in GRP
New cockpit cushions
New Sprayhood
Machine rubbing and polish of all GRP
New Cockpit tent
2013 New Selden head sail furler
New Raymarine i50 depth and i50 Speed
New Raymarine sailing instruments i60 and i70
New RaymarineGPS/ Chartplotter (e7)
New Raymarine HD Color radar
New floorboards
2014 New countertops in galley and in the heads
New diesel meter
Service steering system
Clean tanks
2015 New Lundh fully batten mainsail
New Selden batcar system
2016 New back stay
New Selden vang
2017 New inflatable dinghy
New outboard engine
New MAkspower Lithium Ion batteries with charger
2018 Full service of liferaft by Viking
New Ocean Signal EPIRB 1
New Battery monitor (BMS)
Keel sandblasted and faired. Epoxy treated
Keel and hull joint cleaned, and fileld with Sikaflex
New galvanic isolator on shore power

Works done 2019: 


Hull and keel sand blasted filled and faired and epoxied

Shore power isolator installed

Companionway hatch rebedded

Lithium batteries charging optimised

Hull and waterline rpainted

She has a Doyle Durasail genoa. A large multipurpose sail. A well used sail.

She has a mainsail that’s only a few years old and a lovely sail ref. spec

There is a hi cut jib for use in the tropics. Its an older sail but used lightly.

there is an inner fore stay for her in storage.

I also have running back stays for her. We used that to bullet proof the rig for heavy winds. 


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