Contest 43 – Lefkas Greece

Contest 43. Built 1992. A respected quality centre cockpit cruiser maintained to high standard. Teak decks, Fin keel. 100hp Volvo TMD 31B, Sleipner bowthruster, Inmast furling main, Sails 2004, Comprehesive navigational inventory, Full safety equipment, Sleeps 6 in 3 cabins plus 2 in saloon .We doubt you will find better. Long term British owners.  £110,000   Click here for details


White GRP hull
Teak laid on GRP deck
Keel ground back old sealant removed
3 x Coats of rust treatment, 2 x coats epoxy primer, filled in and shaped new sealant
Advice sort from Contest prior to work commencing
Wheel steering


Volvo Penta TMD 31B 1992 engine
100 hp with 2100 hours
Continuously maintained
Removed and renewed seawater engine filters
Cleaned rust and carbon from turbo
Engine winterised every year
New cutlass bearing fitted
Max prop fully overhauled
Sleipner bowthruster


12v, 24 and 220v systems
4 x Engine and domestic batteries 2010
Independent bowthruster battery 2010
Victron Pallas 12/50 Mobitronic charging systems
Shore power


Fuel: 350ltrs S/S tank (new senders fitted)
Water: 2 x stainless steel tank 750ltrs total capacity (new senders fitted)
Holding tank

Rig & Sails

Sloop rig
Original rigging S/Steel rigging
Selden Aluminium spars

White De Vries in-mast furling mainsail
White Goacher roller furling headsail
Cutter staysail
All sails stored, cleaned and re-stitched every year

4 x Enkes (2 x 32 & 2 x 26) sheet winches
3 x Enkes (1 x 10 & 2 x 26) halyard winches


Sleeps 6 in 3 cabins plus 2 in saloon
Teak joinery
2 x Heads with Jabsco toilets and showers
Hot/Cold water pressurised system


Frigomatic water cooled fridge
Ice box
Techniplex cooker with 3 burners and Oven
All gas pipes renewed
New heating elements installed in immersion heater
Crockery and cutlery
Cooking Utensils
Hermle Clock
Hermle Barometer


Lofrans electric windlass
27 kg Delta 50m chain,
Danforth & kedge anchor
Cockpit cover
Boarding ladder
Swimming platform
Winter cover
Nav lights


C Plath Venus serviced compass
Raymarine log
Raymarine VHF
Siemens SSB receiver
Raymarine wind instruments
Raymarine echo sounder
Raytheon GPS
Furuno Navtex
Raytheon chart plotter
Autohelm Seatalk Raymarine autopilot


6 Man Plastimo life raft
Last serviced in May 2012
4 x Life jackets
2 x Life buoys
3 x Dry powder manual fire extinguishers
2 x Manual bilge pumps


Bombard 3 men tender
Honda 2.4 H.P. 2006 outboard engine
Last serviced in 2012