Contention 33

£14,000.00
  • Boat REF#  ·  273063
  • Length  ·  10.00m
  • Year  ·  1978
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Fin
  • Sleeping berths  ·  7
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 20hp, Beta Marine (unknown year)
  • Lying  ·  Lancashire
Boatshed Lancashire
Boatshed Lancashire
Paul Diffin

Extra Details

Designer Doug Peterson
Builder Hull - Southern Ocean Shipyard,Poole,UK.
Lying Lancashire
Fuel capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 227.3 ltr (50.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/07/2020

Mechanical

Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Beta Marine (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade Folding Prop
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded

Dimensions

Length 10.00m
LWL 8.68m
Beam 3.20m
Draft Min 1.83m
Draft Max 1.83m
Displacement 4,572kg (10,081.7lbs)
Storage Ashore

Rig

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1978) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2009)

Sails

Reefing mainsail Hood - Slab (2009) 2 Reefs
Headsail Saturn - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Spinnaker (unknown year)
No.1 (1990)
No.2 (1990)
No.3 (1990)
Roller Genoa - Crusader (unknown year)
Spare Main (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power

Construction

Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Accommodation

Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

2 burner Stove

Accommodation

Stove
Broiler
Oven
Sink
Refrigerator
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Fresh water wash

2 burner Stove

Deck Gear

Sprayhood
Rode
Fenders
Instrument Covers

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
2 anchors
(25kg CQR / 10kg Bruce)
40.00m of chain

Nav Equipment

Compass
Speed
Log
VHF
Barometer
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

The well trusted Contention 33 was originally reviewed by Yachting World magazine back in 1976, describing her as a "3/4 Tonner of just the right size for a racing boat which can be made into a sensible cruiser". A well found sea boat from the highly respected Doug Peterson and very well built by Southern Ocean Shipyard she was at the forefront of 3/4 ton design and led the field into Contessa 34 OOD and others.

This boat has had 3 owners and this owner has had the boat for 35 years. All the running riffing comes back to the cockpit for single hand use, the engine was serviced 2 years ago and she has just had a survey (July 2020) which is available for a prospective purchaser.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Contention 33 has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul of Boatshed Lancashire. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

35 years

Why are you selling her?

Health

Where have you sailed her?

UK

The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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