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1969 Contessa 26   £7,650
Who fancies owning and bringing a classic, well proven and pretty little racer cruiser back to her former glory? When Jeremy Rogers and David Sadler got their heads together and organised the building of the GRP Contessa 26, they produced a classic small racer/cruiser capable of sailing inshore, offshore or across the oceans and around the globe. Although this example has sat safely on a yard unused for a considerable time and is in need of some t.l.c. and updating to get her back on the water, there is a pretty good package here for a budding enthusiast. This vessel had a refit back in 2006... read more

Year:1969
Length: 7.77m
Location:Near Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only) Devon UK
Price: £7,650
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ID: 545105  (Trade)
Posted: 3 hours ago

Contessa 26 1971   £6,000
1971 JEREMY ROGERS BUILT YANMAR 1GM 10hp INBOARD FURLEX WITH RECENT FURLING HEADSAIL SELF TAILING WINCHES NEW FORESTAY AND FOIL NEW BACKSTAYS NEW CUSHIONS, SPIRIT STOVE AND JABSCO HEADS TEAK IN COCKPIT RECENT TOPSIDES REPAINT TENNAMAST GALVANISED CRADLE LYING : Ashore, ROYAL FORTH YACHT CLUB , GRANTON... read more

Year:1971
Length: 26'
Location:Granton Edinburgh UK
Price: £6,000 Tax Paid
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ID: 597199  (Private)
Posted: 9 days ago

1972 Contessa 32   £16,250
Remarks : The Contessa 32 is one of the most successful cruiser racers of the last 30 years with her long fin keel and a skeg-mounted rudder, she s a solid sea-boat that will see you through all seasons of offshore sailing. All that and she s still winning races on handicap. Contessa Biance underwent a comprehensive refit in 2011, prepared for distance cruising with all the kit. She has been day sailed since and is presented 'ready to go'. coastal or ocean sailing. Look sharp..... she comes will all the bells and whistles and is going to get a lot of interest. ... read more

Year:1972
Length: 32'
Location:East Llanion Boatyard UK
Price: £16,250 Tax Paid
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ID: 611870  (Trade)
Posted: 28 days ago

1972 Contessa 26   £8,250
A true Classic small yacht with a fully justified reputation for seaworthiness. designed by Jeremy Rogers along the lines of the Folkboat but with improved accommodation. These boats have sucessfully completed circumnavigations and have also won major races. Thanks to the current owner this boat is equipped for racing with all new Saunders sails purchased in 2018 and used only once! Our first impressions are that there has been a lot of time/money spent on the exterior of this boat and her racing equipment and some minor attention to her interior would make her a worthy "true classic". Alth... read more

Year:1972
Length: 7.77m
Location:Falmouth,UK Cornwall UK
Price: £8,250
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ID: 600992  (Trade)
Posted: 29 days ago

1979 Contessa 32   £21,950
1979 launched 1985 Contessa 32 21,950 The Contessa 32 is a well proven and enduring design and these elegant cruising yachts are easy to handle and fun to sail. Their sea keeping qualities are legendary and they are just as happy being used as coastal cruisers as they are crossing oceans. This excellent example has been well looked after and continually upgraded and we highly recommend viewing. Vessel has had only two previous owners and was last surveyed in 2005. April 2019 - she has just been antifouled and hull polished and anodes replaced. Please call our Kent Chatham Office+44... read more

Year:1979
Length: 32'
Location:Chatham Kent UK
Price: £21,950
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ID: 591589  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago


1979 Contessa 32   £34,500
The CONTESSA 32 was first built at the Jeremy Rogers Ltd.. When introduced at the London boat show of 1973, it was awarded "Boat of the Show". Since then the yard built over 700. Coh Karek is a well respected Contessa 32 in the solent racing scene. She has been updated throughout her life and is full of great equipment.... read more

Year:1979
Length: 9.75m
Location:Cowes Hampshire UK
Price: £34,500 Tax Paid
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ID: 621753  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago

1984 Contessa OOD 34   £24,950
Nazca II is a well looked after and specified Contessa OOD 34, her current owner bought her in 2000 and has cruised and raced her regularly in that time. She has a strong inventory and will serve her next owners well, she has been set up for ORC Category 2 offshore racing. AVAILABLE TO VIEW SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AT THE LARGEST DISPLAY OF USED BOATS FOR SALE ON THE SOUTH COAST, ONLY 5 MINS FROM M27 J8... read more

Year:1984
Length: 33'
Location:Bursledon Hampshire UK
Price: £24,950
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ID: 621762  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago

1983 Contessa 34   £19,950
It s easy to see why this strong, seaworthy, spacious, Contessa 34 hasn t exchanged ownership much in her lifetime. Built on the same successful hull moulding as the OOD 34, this fast family cruiser with graceful lines has a longer cast iron keel, extra ballast and a skeg hung rudder giving extra stiffness and stability for tackling challenging conditions and making her a good all round passage maker. Purchased as a boat show model at the 1983 London Boat Show, she was proudly sailed home to Plymouth by the first owner. In 2001, she was relocated to Poole by the owners son. In 2006, she was... read more

Year:1983
Length: 10.7m
Location:Near Plymouth, Devon, UK (viewing by appointment) Devon UK
Price: £19,950
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ID: 610265  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago

1980 Contessa 28   £9,995
1980 Contessa 28 9,995 The Doug Petersen designed Contessa 28 has a deserved reputation for quick, well-mannered performance and great sea keeping qualities. This good example has been well maintained and continuously upgraded and is presented for sale in good overall condition. 2006 Beta 16hp diesel engine, six berths, recent covers and DSC VHF radio. Please call our Kent Office+44 (0)1634 571605 for further information or to arrange a viewing.... read more

Year:1980
Length: 27' 8"
Location:Faversham Kent UK
Price: £9,995
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ID: 620543  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago

MECHANICAL 1 x Beta 10 HP Inboard Engine (Fitted in 1998) ELECTRICAL 2 x 12 Volt Batteries NAVIGATION 1 x Compass, 1 x Clipper Log,, 1 Clipper Echo Sounder 1 x Simrad TP 10 Autopilot SAFETY Electric and Manual Bilge Pumps DECK GEAR CQR Anchor SAILS Bruce Banks Sails. 1x Genoa, Working Jib 1 x Storm Jib 1 x Spinnaker DOMESTIC 1 x Toilet, Cold Water System, Twin Burner Gas Cooker with Grill and Oven,1 x Clock DEFECTS Non Known OWNERS COMMENTS A well known Make of Boat... read more

Year:1977
Length: 7.77m
Location:Kishorn Highland UK
Price: £3,900 Tax Paid
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ID: 598906  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago


The Contessa 32 of which 750 were built, is widely known and admired by generations of yachtsmen. They have achieved almost a cult status by virtue of their seaworthy design ,robust build and the being the only yacht in the small boat class of the 1979 Fastnet race to finish. Tantris is an example of good ownership in which a regular and conscientious programme of maintenance and renewals have ensured a seaworthy fast cruiser. The hull has been Awlgrip finished and which greatly enhances her appearance. In the previous ownership £20,000 was spent, epoxy; windows; Awlgrip hull; eng... read more

Year:1977
Length: 9.75m
Location:West Sussex UK
Price: £29,950
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ID: 536675  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago

1969 Contessa 26   £9,995
1969 Contessa 26 9,995 The Contessa 26 is a firm favourite with yachtsmen looking for a capable compact offshore cruising yacht with attractive lines. Arguably the most successful of the folkboat derived yachts, they are now becoming sought after and "Contessa Fantana" is a well-equipped for long distance cruising, If you are looking for a Contessa 26 an early viewing is recommended! Viewing by prior appointment only through the Kent office on +44 (0)1634 571605... read more

Year:1969
Length: 25' 6"
Location:Dover Kent UK
Price: £9,995
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ID: 608136  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago

1984 Contessa 33   £18,000
Contessa 33, 1984 Fin Keel, Lombardini diesel, 6 berths, Great boat for club racing or efficient cruising. Excellent space for a 33 footer. If you like your sailing with a bit more pace, this boat could be for you Documents: Bills of sale evidencing 5 years clear title... read more

Year:1984
Length: 9.95m
Location:Netley Abbey Hampshire UK
Price: £18,000
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ID: 618116  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago

1980 Contessa 34 OOD   £17,000
The Contessa 34 OOD (Off shore One Design) was designed to sail as an ocean racer, but as a one design it was also built with comfort in mind down below a genuine cruiser with racer performance when you want it. They were also the first production boat to be built with a resin injection moulding process - see further details in the construction section above. This particular boat has a non standard keel with a shallower draft of 1.49m compared to the standard draft of 1.93m. The yacht is well equipped it had a new engine in 2004 that has only completed 350 hours. The instrumentation is extens... read more

Year:1980
Length: 10.26m
Location:Essex, UK (By Appointment Only) Essex UK
Price: £17,000
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ID: 504470  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago

1985 Contessa 33   £14,000
The contessa 33 are well proven and a great design of that generation of yacht. A product of Rob Humphries. There are numerous articles about this design, highlighting their versatility, whether, cruising, racing or short-handed sailing. Sadly the owner is retiring from sailing, which is why he is offering her for sale. She has all the essentials and just requires a bit more TLC to have her looking at her best again, which is why she has been priced accordingly. These boat details are subject to contract. Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered. Register with Boatshed to see 73 ext... read more

Year:1985
Length: 10.058m
Location:Near Oban Argyll and Bute UK
Price: £14,000
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ID: 532704  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago


Year:1977
Length: 25'
Location:BONNINGSTEDT Schleswig-Holstein Germany
Price: €9,900 Inc. Tax
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ID: 514593  (Trade)
Posted: 3 months ago

The Contessa 32 is a well proven and enduring design and these elegant cruising yachts are easy to handle and fun to sail. Their sea keeping qualities are legendary and they are just as happy being used as coastal cruisers as they are crossing oceans. This good example has been well looked after and continually upgraded and viewing is recommended. This vessel was last surveyed before purchase by present owner in 2004. The owner has replaced the engine; standing rigging; upholstery, sails coppercoated and added Awlgip paint finished the hull in an attractive and enduring dark blue. PRI... read more

Year:1971
Length: 32'
Location:West Sussex UK
Price: £18,500
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ID: 598312  (Trade)
Posted: 3 months ago

Contessa 26   £9,500
Contessa 26 - 1968 A well proven, attractive and traditional design, this example of the classic Contessa 26 has been carefully maintained to a high standard and updated as required.... read more

Year:1967
Length: 26'
Location:Sutton Harbour, Plymouth Devon UK
Price: £9,500 Tax Exempt
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ID: 540873  (Trade)
Posted: 9 months ago



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