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Contest Brokerage BV

Overleek 5

Fax:  +31 (0)227 540149

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2009 Contest 50CS

EUR 599,000 (Listed price: US$652,311)


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Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Other 
Beam 4.58 m    

Detailed Specifications
LOA: 14/99 m/cm
Beam: 4/58 m/cm
Maximum Draft: 2/15 m/cm

For Sale by

Contest Brokerage BV

Overleek 5

Fax:  +31 (0)227 540149


The Contest 50CS "Caruso" is a perfect example of a well thought through yacht built for an experienced owner. She looks marvellous in Majestic Blue. She is very well equipped with hydraulic furling for both headsail as well as mainsail. This beautifull peace of craftmanship offers you options like 6 electric winches, fridge, freezer, electric toilets, full electronics, heating, 3DL North Sails and much more. This is a unique opportunity to start sailing directly and skip building time of 12 months. Ex. VAT delivery optional.

General features

Hull Shape: Roundbilged, vacuum infused GRP hull and deck, hull in Majestic Blue
Deck Construction/Material: Teak deck
Superstructure: GRP
Keel Type: Bulb keel
Rudder: Balanced GRP rudder with aluminium
Steering: JEFA steering pedestal with tandem spoke 1100 mm wheel and wood grib
Windows: GEBO thermopane windows
Displacement: 17.500 kg
Ballast: 6.100 kg
Boatyard: Contest Yachts
Designer: Georg Nissen
Other: Beautiful handcrafted yacht buildt with the reknown Contest Vacuum system. This makes the yacht one of the stiffest on the market. During sailing you will not hear a sound inside. Due to her design she has the best combination of performance and comfort at sea. Her spacious layout and large cockpit ensure a comfortable stay on board as well as a comfortable ride at sea.
Clearance(m): 22.80m
: CE-A Ocean


Material And Colours: Modern styling, teak joinery with light oak floor
Saloons: 3 Cabins with saloon
Cabins: Forward cabin, portside cabin, saloon, aftcabin
Toilet(s): PAR 24V toilet for, PAR 12V big bowl aftcabin
Shower(s): Showers in both heads, aft head with seperate shower cabin
Sound Systems and TV: Radio-CD-MP3 JVC 9104 in saloon and in forward cabin, , audio DVD in saloon, TV 26, 19" TV in forward cabin
Cooking Devices: 3 Burner gas cooker with oven
Fridge: Refridgerator with s.s. front
Freezer: Vitrifrigo 230 ltr Ocean Steel
Heating: Webasto Thermo 90 incl. hot water system
Other: Very light and spacious saloon, excellent hand crafted teak joinery throughout the yacht, large galley with Corian worktop, additional storage facilities, rollos for hatches in all cabins, speakers in cockpit, extra speakers in saloon, remote controlled gasvalve,
: 6 berths + 1 in saloon

Navigation and Electronics

Navigation Lights: All in LED
Compass: Yes
Log Speed: Raymarine 1x multiview at charttable
Depth: Raymarine ST60+ 3x repeatres in cockpit: depth/speed/multiview
Wind: Raymarine ST60+ analog repeater 2x in cockpit: 360
Autopilot: Raymarine ST7002 (display on steering pedestal) + remote control (S100 wireless)
Radar: Radar plotter Raymarine E80
GPS: S3G smartpilot course computer
VHF: Raymarine Ray 240E DSC clas D ATIS 1 station outside
Chart Plotter: Radar plotter Raymarine E80
Other: Activ radarreflector. LED navigation lighting, Antenna VHF/ AM/FM V tronic, AIS receiver Raymarine, Tracvision Sat receiver with dome,


Type: Fractionally rigged aluminium (Seld??n) mast with 3 pairs of back swept spreaders
Spars Stays: Stainless steel dyform stays
Winches: 2x Lewmar electric 48 AEST winches, 2x Lewmar 64 AEST winches, electr. winch on mast, electric mainsheet winch
Main Sail: Vertech mainsail in 3DL North Sails
Main Sail Reefing System: Hydraulic in-mast reefing system
Genoa: Furling genoa in 3 DL North Sails with UV-ply
Genoa Reefing System: Genoa hydraulic furling system Furlex
Other: Holmatro hydraulic backstay adjuster , furling gennaker, s.s. bowsprit for flying headsail, etc. All winches in stainless Steel, fairleads adustable from cockpit,


Anchor: Delta Anchor
Windlass: Lewmar electric anchorwinch, including up and down switches on deck.
Fenders Lines: Yes
Exterior Cushions: Custom fit set of cockpit cushions
Covers: Cover for steering pedestal
Sprayhood: Sprayhood
Bimini: Bimini
Swimming Ladder: With teak steps
Swimming Platform: Yes, with shower at stern (hot & cold)
Sea Rails Pushpit Pullpit: In stainless steel with wires (75 cm. high)
Other: Large varnished cockpit table, glasholder on steering pedestal, cover for steering wheel, 2 folding seats (teak/s.s.) on push pit, cockpit cushions (sit and backrest), deckwashpump, fresh water connection in cockpit, screen for windows in superstructure, cockpit light in boom, carbon lightweight gangway.


Yanmar 110 hp dsl.


Engine Power: 110 hp, 81 kW, 4 cylinder turbo charged
Engine Year: 2009
Engine Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Tank: 600 ltr
Cooling System: Indirect
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with Maxprop 24 feathering propeller
Cruising Speed(knots): Aprox. 7.5 (under engine)
Max Speed(knots): Approx. 8.5 (under engine)
Bow Thruster: Sleipner 24V
Voltage: 24V
Operating Panel: Professional switchboard at charttable
Battery: 6 x 85Ah service battery + extra gelbattery, 54 Ah starterbattery
Battery Charger: 2 x Charger/inverter Mastervolt 24V
Dynamo: Extra alternator
Inverter: Mastervolt 24V
Water Pressure System: Pressurized hot & cold water
Warm Water: Boiler with double exchanger to engine and heater
Water Tank: 720 ltr.
Holding Tank: 75 ltr.
Other: Grey watersystem with collection tank and automatic discharge. 230 shorepower, De Bug filter, deckshower on stern (hot & cold), additional batteries and extra alternator.
Make: Yanmar
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CE Certification: A
Life Jackets Harnesses: 2x lifebelts with safety lines
Other: Electric gasvalve, fire extinguishers,