Contest 38s in fabulous condition
A rare opportunity to acquire this super 38ft sloop with wing keel. She is in truly lovely condition with a huge inventory.
She is fast and seaworthy and must be seen to appreciate her.
Lying southern Spain (Almeria 45 minutes)
€65,000 Tax paid
Displacement: 8,500 kilo
Ballast 3,500 kilo
Vertical clearance 16 m
Year built 1987
Designers: Dick Zaal
Built by Contest yachts, Medenblik, Holland.
Build number 38060
Laid teak deck
Rudder on skeg
Ports hardened glass aluminum frame.
4 beds + 2 in saloon
2 manual toilets
3 burner stove with oven
Top loading fridge
Webasto heating (2008)
Stainless (350l) water tank
Waste tank 65 litres
Volvo Penta 43hp. Major overhaul 2010. Hours: 2,800.
Two alternators, one for each battery bank.
Economy: at cruising speed of 5.5 knots 1.5 litres per hour.
Diesel tank 240 litres + 25 litre day tank.
Oil and filters changed mid April.
NEW batteries this year.
Sterling battery charger
Mainsail: In-mast furling Far East sails, 21.92 m2 (2014)
Genoa: Far East Sails 45.6m2 (2014)
Genoa reefing: Furlex.
Genaker: Momentum 93 m2 (2007)
2 Lewmar 48 electric winches.
5 hand winches.
Led navigation lights.
All interior lights are LED
Compass: Raymarine ST60
Log: Raymarine ST60
Depth: Raymarine ST60
Wind: Raymarine ST60
Autopìlot: Raymarine ST7002
VHF: Icon M421
Chartplotter/Radar/AIS Raymarine C80.
All instruments updated 2011
CD player and radio
2 CQR Anchors (24 & 17 kg)
1 Fortress F16 4.5kg
Full set of fenders
2 Rescue buoys.
4 gas operated life jackets + harnesses.
Quicksilver 2.2 dinghy with Suzuki 2 hp outboard
I am listing this for a friend. Please feel free to ask any questions. This yacht is in the same marina as me so I can be available to view at very short notice.
We don’t expect her to take long to sell. The first serious person to view will buy. She, as stated, is in excellent condition. Almost faultless. She has been maintained and improved all of her life.
She was anti-fouled and had new anodes and batteries fitted in May 2021.
The marina berth is paid for till mid April 2022
She is ready to go sailing as soon as she is sold. Nothing needs doing.
Contact me, Chris Southwood +34 622 55 93 92 (WhatsApp) or email mail@ChrisSouthwood.com.
I will be happy to discuss further and arrange a viewing.