|Fuel capacity||50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||100.0 ltr (22.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x diesel 10hp|
|Engine make and model||Yanmar 1GM10 (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Prop(s)||2 blade fixed|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||6 knots|
The engine has been fully serviced in preparation for the new season
Sloop rigged Unknown Aluminium spars (1967) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2014)
|Reefing mainsail||Unknown - roller boom (unknown year)|
|Headsail||- Furling (unknown year)|
|Other sails||Storm Gib (unknown year)|
|Spinaker (unknown year)|
It is fair to say that the sails are past their best though still serviceable and suitable for cruising but unlikely to win any races!
12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine
|Underwater profile||Long Keel|
Accommodation consists of a forward cabin with twin berth, aft of which is a small head to starboard and hanging locker space opposite to port. The main cabin/saloon has a small galley to port with 2 burner cooker and grill. The small chart table with storage under lies opposite the galley to starboard. The vinyl upholstery throughout is in very good condition.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of single berths||4|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
2 burner propane Stove
|Manual water system|
2 burner propane Stove
4 sheet winches
30.00m of chain
dinghy (unknown year)
Navigation instruments comprises Stowe depth, Navman speed and log, Garmin 120 and a non DSC vhf radio, all located at the nav station. In the cockpit can be found a Garmin 551s plotter and Suunto Compass.
1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)
From the well respected stable of David Sadler and Jeremy Rogers the Contessa 26 has earned a well respected reputation for seaworthiness, ease of handling, particularly single handed and is pretty to boot. The blue water qualities of this design has resulted in many ocean crossings and circumnavigations. Furthermore, her long flat keel provides a solid platform on which to dry out with the aid of beaching legs.
This Contessa 26 is very well presented and has been kept in excellent condition both inside and out, her shinny blue hull is a real eye catcher.
She has been fitted out with cruising in mind, with a small heads compartment, a galley and a chart table. That said she is perfectly at ease racing around the cans
She is fully prepared for the coming season and is now afloat on her mooring awaiting a new custodian. If you are looking for a traditional, easy to handle, dependable sailing yacht with a slice of yachting history at an affordable price, this Contessa 26 could be for you and is well worth adding to your list.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.