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42' Contest Ketch

$99,000

SHANNON is a venerable blue water cruiser that was designed by Dick Zaal and built in Holland by Conyplex Marine (Contest Yachts).  Contest still builds iconic and sought-after sailing yachts today.  All Contest Yachts are built to Lloyds standards and are comparable in quality to any domestic high-end boutique builder.  Contest's of this era are very similar to many Hallberg Rassy designs. 

  • Make: Contest
  • Model: Ketch
  • Year: 1982
  • Length: 42ft
  • Name: SHANNON
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • Located In: Emeryville, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Ketch
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • LOA: 42.58 feet
  • LWL: 32.83 feet
  • Beam: 13.08 feet
  • Max Draft: 6.17 feet
  • Ballast: 9921 pounds
  • Displacement: 27403 pounds
  • Total Engines:
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 95 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 50 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 4
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Single Berths: 2
  • Double Berths: 3
  • Twin Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions

Hull and Decks

Solid fiberglass hull layup with glassed in longitudinal stiffeners (approx. 18 in. spacing)

Teak rub strake w/S.Stl molding. The deck construction wraps over the gunnel to the rub strake. This makes the deck very rigid and the deck to hull joint very strong and waterproof.

Large stainless steel bow protector.

White gel-coat topsides

Blue sheer stripe

Blue boot stripe

Stainless steel swim ladder with teak treads

Teak deck over fiberglass molded substrate with balsa core

 

 

 

Aft Deck

Stainless steel Dingy Davits

Stainless steel Pushpit

Outboard motor mount

Force 10 S.Stl LPG BBQ Grill on Pushpit

LPG Tank on pushpit

Lifesling

Navigation lights

MOB Ring in cradle

Bow large cleats port and starboard

Stern large cleats port and starboard

Brest large cleats port and starboard

 

Aft Coach Roof

• Teak handrails Main Salon port and starboard • Teak handrails Aft Cabin port and starboard • Aluminum framed deck hatch with acrylic lenses • Vents • Mainsail Traveler – Harken • Life raft tiedown on Aft Cabin Top

 

Cockpit

Cockpit

Comfortable mid-cockpit featuring good size seat backs and comfortable protection from seas and wind while allowing effective views for navigation and sailing.  

Hard dodger with safety glass windows opening Front/Port/ Starboard

 

Whitlock Steering (no cables)

Teak slat seats w/ Teak grates sole• Teak Folding Table to front of wheel Cockpit Chart table on companionway slide • Engine panel Compass Winches:▪ Primary (2) Enkes AR26 2-speed self-tailingSecondary / Spinnaker (2) Barient 36 2-speed chrome Padded Winch mounted seats

 

Weather Decks

Jib tracks port and starboard

Adjustable car for sheets

Turning block on rail for Jib & Genoa

Turning block for spinnaker

Midships cleats port and starboard

Stanchions with over/under life lines port and starboard

Gate on Starboard

 

 

 

forward Coach Roof
Salon windows – side and front Aluminum framed deck hatch with acrylic lens Deck wash down valve - port side compartment  

 

Fore Deck

(2) Aluminum framed deck hatches with acrylic lenses (Head and Fwd Stateroom)

Bow cleats port and starboard

Main and Aux anchor bow rollers

Deck locker

Stainless steel pulpit

Navigation lights

 

Deck Locker

Line and fender storage

Sheet and mooring line storage

Fish cutting board storage

Electric Windlass Vetus Tiger (1000 w) with Chain Gypsy

and Line Spool

150 ft. 3/8 chain under locker in self-draining chain

locker

 

Sails

Mainsail ~ 2003 Hood w/Dutchman Furling/ 2 Slab Reefing

Mizzen ~ 2003 Hood w/Dutchman Furling/ 2 Slab Reefing

Harken 2 Roller Furling

Genoa #1 (120%)

Genoa #2 (150%)

Storm sail

Cruising Spinnaker with Furl Sleeve

Mizzen Staysail

Sail Cover 2014

 

Mast

• Main Mast/ Mizzen mast • Selden internal sail track • Simple Single Spreader on Main and Mizzen • Independent Rigging – Main and Mizzen • Main Forward Deck Light • Mizzen Aft Deck Light • Nav Lights • Main Mast Tricolor Light

• Mizzen Fixed Masthead Radar reflector • Radar Mount on Mizzen • Air powered Horn below radar mount

 

Engine Room

52HP

Brand: Volvo Penta

Year Built: 1980

Model: MD 21B

Type: Fresh Water Cooled

Fuel Type: Diesel

Location: Center under cockpit

Engine Hours: 3480

Prop: Vetus 2 blade 18 x 13

o Vetus3blade16x14

Gear: MS 3 1.9:1 Hydraulic Cone

Shaft: 30 mm S.Steel

Fuel Filter: Fuel/Water Separator Racor R230

o DoubleSecondaryRacorR12

o FinalVolvo

Engine Room is fully sound proofed by builder.

Access is from main salon, pass thru, and pantry utility room

 

Electrical

Primary - 8D 12 VDC (2018)

Secondary – space for up to 2 additional 8D batteries

Engine – 4D 12 VDC (2017)

Inverter Heart Int Freedom 10 (1000 w/ 3000 w surge)

Alternator 120 Amp.

 

Cockpit Instruments

Datamarine Wind combo Datamarine Depth digital Datamarine Boat Speed Autopilot remote control Robertson300PX Ipad connection

 

Navigation Station

• Robertson AP300 Display & Control

Remote Autopilot Compass

Ray 53 VHF

West Marine BT/ MP3 CD Player with Iphone connection • Gages

o Engine Hour o Fuel Tank o Water Tanks (1 port, 2 Port, 3 Stbd, 4 Stbd)

 

Forced Air Heater

 Webasto HL 6512 Diesel Forced Air Heater • Duct outlets in aft cabin and main salon Thermostat at Nav Station

 

Interior

 

The companion has wide easy to climb steps. The boat has sufficient handholds throughout. Coming down the companionway, one notices luxurious varnished mahogany interior finish with teak and holly cabin soles. Starting just to starboard you have the large wrap around galley with pantry/utility room aft to port.

 

Continuing forward in the interior is the salon. With great light and storage this is a comfortable and functional space to lounge or eat a meal. This area boasts:

• Overhead port-lights • Shelf and locker storage outboard above settees port and

starboard • Kerosene lantern over table • 12 VDC Fans • Ships clock • Upholstered cushions • Large Table (seating for 8) with lockable gimble

Just forward of the salon is the forward head that features:

Overhead hatch

Cabinet Storage outboard of sink

Cabinet Storage below sink

Hanging Locker and Shelves to starboard

Manual marine head (holding tank is on aft head)

Single basin sink with dual control hot/cold fresh water

Shower with Curtain enclosure, flexible hose Shower Wand,

and mixing tap

Vanity mirror

• Built in soap and cup rack

Forward of the head is the Forward Stateroom with:

Double V-Berth

Hanging Locker

Shelf Storage Locker

Overhead hatch

Open Shelf outboard on Port and Starboard

Reading Lights

12VDC Fan

 

Turning around and heading aft just to starboard of the companionway from the cockpit is the navigation station that features:

• Full Size Chart Table • Chart and accessory storage under lifttop • Below cabinet storage for bottles and supplies • Lower wine storage • Reference book rack • Overhead dome lighting (Day/ Night) • Electric panel for all circuits

Gauges for Fuel/ Water

Battery switches below seat

Pilot cabin is Aft past the Nav Station, located about midpoint in the boat for nice seaway motion.

Two 6 ft 6in. pilot berths _top/ Bottom

Leeboards

Reading lights

Opening port light into the cockpit

storage outboard of each bunk.

Continuing aft is the aft cabin you enter a large cabin with ensuite head and lots of light. This area also has:

Quarter berth with Leeboard

Double berth with Leeboard

Overhead deck hatch

Port lights port and starboard

Storage above and outboard of bunks

12 VDC Fan over berth

Reading Lights

Cabinets above berth (Port and Starboard)

Hanging Locker

Credenza between bunks with slide out tray

Ensuite- Head:

• Overhead dome lighting • Storage outboard above and below sink • Single basin sink with dual control hot/cold fresh water

mixing tap • Manual marine head with Holding Tank

Vanity mirror

Towel rack

Teak floor grate

Turning around and heading aft just to starboard of the companionway from the cockpit is the navigation station that features:

 

• Full Size Chart Table • Chart and accessory storage under lifttop • Below cabinet storage for bottles and supplies • Lower wine storage • Reference book rack • Overhead dome lighting (Day/ Night) • Electric panel for all circuits

Gauges for Fuel/ Water

Battery switches below seat

Pilot cabin is Aft past the Nav Station, located about midpoint in the boat for nice seaway motion.

Two 6 ft 6in. pilot berths _top/ Bottom

Leeboards

Reading lights

Opening port light into the cockpit

storage outboard of each bunk.

Continuing aft is the aft cabin you enter a large cabin with ensuite head and lots of light. This area also has:

Quarter berth with Leeboard

Double berth with Leeboard

Overhead deck hatch

Port lights port and starboard

Storage above and outboard of bunks

12 VDC Fan over berth

Reading Lights

Cabinets above berth (Port and Starboard)

Hanging Locker

Credenza between bunks with slide out tray

Ensuite- Head:

• Overhead dome lighting • Storage outboard above and below sink • Single basin sink with dual control hot/cold fresh water

mixing tap • Manual marine head with Holding Tank

Vanity mirror

Towel rack

Teak floor grate

 

Galley Features

Overhead port lights

Overhead dome lighting

Drip Coffee Maker with Carafe

12 VDC fan

Solenoid propane controls

Built-in spice rack

2-Burner propane stove with oven and stainless protection bar with tether attachment points

Sink basins with dual control fresh water hot/cold

Refrigeration

Grunert AR-50 12 vdc motor driven compressor w/ Cold Plate in freezer section

Extra insulated top loading box.

Stainless Steel Lined with Drain

Insulated Freezer/ Refrigerator Divider with cool

port

 

 

 

 

Construction

Construction Notes:

The builder Contest Yachts, in

moved to larger more semi-custom designs. These are great yachts, little seen in the USA

but admired in Europe.

The hull and deck are balsa cored with solid GDP at all area of stress. The thinnest lay up of

solid glass parts is over 1/2" thick and the areas at the mast step are 2 1/2" and at the keel

are 3".

The joinery is excellent with up to 11 coats of varnish, rubbed effect in most areas except

the head. All bulkheads are properly tapped to the hull to the core of the plywood.

The keels are cast iron and the hull has a recess to accommodate a flange atop the keel

casting. The deep fin has 8 pairs of keel bolts which distribute the loads far better than CL

bolts.

Holland, began

The rudder is fully skegged and the shaft is protected in a "log" or fairing so there is no

with smaller boats and over the years has

vulnerable strut as seen on many boats.

The cockpit is one of the crew and guests’ favorite spots. With almost 8 feet long and great

protection from the elements it is both comfortable and social. With Winch Seats in place at

the aft end of the cockpit and lounging on the aft cabin parties up to 12 can be entertained

easily while sailing. Of course, the fiddles on the cockpit table are key to keeping those

munchies at the ready.

The head room is min 6'2 throughout. It has a large U shaped galley and a full size separate

nav station. The cockpit is quite large and well protected with Whitlock pedestal and

rod steering. Tanks are constructed of S.Stl. There is handy stern boarding/swim ladder.

The rig is by Selden and is Deck stepped. The standing rigging is S.Stl Both Main and

Mizzen masts are rigged individually without a triatic stay for simplicity and redundancy.

One of the best attributes about her, though, is the way she behaves. Her manners are so

refined and gentle. Her wheel stays light even in more aggressive conditions and her

balance is remarkable. The boat balances well and steered easily by the autopilot or

helmsman. Her relatively short spreaders give her good up-wind angles. She well under

power with her large rudder able to turn easily. Coming alongside quays is easy using a

single mid-spring or line to the primary winches which allows easy control from cockpit.

 

Additional Features

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Broker Details

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales
bill@rubiconyachts.com
415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office
3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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