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Contest - Contest 29
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Contest - Contest 29

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1969 Contest 29 £11,500
The Contest 29 is a well built, long-keeled heavy displacement cruiser with good performance and a sea kindly motion.  They are capable offshore cruisers and with their moderate draft, great for creek crawling and shallow water exploration as well.  This excellent example has been maintained to a high standard and continually upgraded (recent new mainsail, furling genoa and covers, engine and is presented for sale in excellent condition.

Accommodation :
The accommodation offers five berths in two cabins.  V berth forward with stowage under.   Full width heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet with holding tank and washbasin. Hanging locker opposite with drawers.  In saloon, two settee berths with double berth infill. Quarter berth and galley opposite.  Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven   Stainless steel sink with manually pumped water supply.  140  litres freshwater capacity.  Eberspacher diesel cabin heating. Full cockpit enclosure

Inventory :
Deck Equipment
  • Anchor with chain
  • Manual anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires
  • Mainsail cover,
  • Cockpit spray dodgers
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • 3 x Warps
  • 6 x Fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • 2 x Contest steering compass
  • Depth Raymarine ST60
  • Wind System Raymarine ST60
  • Speed  Raymarine ST60
  • Autohelm autopilot
  • Chartplotter - Raymarine C120
  • Radar - Raymarine
  • Clock and barometer
  • Masthead and deck level navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • 3 x Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Radar reflector
  • Foghorn
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Liferaft - needs a service
  • Two manual bilge pumps

Long keel


Built in 1969 by Conyplex to a design by Dick Zaal.  White painted GRP hull.  White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to deck.  Long keel with encapsulated ballast.  Keel hung rudder.  Tiller steering.  Aft self draining cockpit. 

Mechanical :
Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway, Volvo three cylinder 21hp diesel engine, installed new in 2011/2012 complete with new shaft and three bladed propeller. Shaft drive.  Single lever control.  50 litres fuel capacity in stainless steel tank giving approximately 160 mile range at 5 knots cruising speed.  Maximum speed under power 6.5 knots. 

Electrical Systems
  • 2 x 12-volt batteries in two banks (2017)
  • Alternator charging
  • 240v Battery Charger
  • New electrical panel 2010
  • 240v Shorepower
Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop.  Wooden mast and boom  Stainless steel standing rigging (age unknown)  Terylene running rigging.  Slab reefing mainsail.  Headsail furling system.  Two Harken 16 self tailing sheet winches).  Two Barlow halyard winches.  Barlow reefing winch.

  • Mainsail - condition good
  • Furling Genoa -condition good

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ModelContest 29
Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
Year built1969
Sales statusavailable
LOA8.84 m/29 ft
Length8.84 m/29 ft
Width2.44 m/8 ft
Categoryfin keel
Engine manufacturervolvo
No. of engines1
Material hullGRP
£ 16,995
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