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1980 Contessa 28

Levington, United Kingdom

£10,950

Was £11,950 now only £10,950

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.

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Basic Boat Info

Price: £10,950
Boat Name: Natasha III
Make: Contessa
Model: 28
Year: 1980
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Jeremy Rogers
Designer: Doug Peterson
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 28 ft
Length Overall: 27'8 ft
Waterline Length: 22 ft
Beam: 9'6 ft
Max Draft: 4'10 ft
Min Draft: 4'10 ft
Displacement: 3,160 kg
Ballast: 1,270 kg
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 3
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Beta
  • Model: 16
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 16hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Year: 2006
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 10 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 16 L
Accommodation

The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins.  In the forecabin, V berth with infill  and stowage under.  Opening hatch to foredeck.  Full width heads compartment with marine toilet and washbasin.  Hanging space opposite.  In saloon, two settee berths.  The starboard berth can convert it a double.  Quarter berth to starboard with chart table over and galley opposite.  Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven (2015).  Sink with pressurised cold water.  16 gallon freshwater capacity.

Mechanical Systems

Located behind the companionway, Beta Marine twin cylinder 16hp diesel engine, installed nwe in 2006.  Electric start.  Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger.  Shaft drive to two bladed folding propeller.  Single lever control.  10 gallon fuel capacity giving approximately 150 mile range at 5 knot cruising speed.  Maximum speed under power 6 knots.  The engine has low hours and has been regularly serviced from new.

Electrical Systems
  • 2 x 12 volt batteries in two banks
  • Alternator charging
  • Solar panel
  • 240 volt shorepower system
Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged sloop.  Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2004).  Backstay adjuster.  Terylene running rigging.  Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks.  Headsail furling system.  Lines led aft to cockpit (new organisers and clutches 2015).  Two Lewmar control line winches.  Two Lewmar 30 self tailing sheet winches.  Two secondary sheet winches.  

  • Mainsail  -   Dolphn  -  2004
  • Spare mainsail
  • Furling genoa  -  UV strip replaced 2016
Deck Equipment
  • Bruce anchor with chain and warp
  • Kedge anchor
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
  • Teak coachroof grabrails
  • Sailcover with lazyjacks (2015)
  • Sprayhood (2015)
  • Cockpit spray dodgers with boat name (2015)
  • Outboard stowage bracket
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Various warps and fenders
  • Cockpit cushions
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • Speed, depth and log
  • Standard Horizon DSC type VHF radio, new 2017
  • Garmin 152 GPS
  • Autopilot
  • Windex
  • Masthead and deck level navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Lifebuoy
  • Three fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • CO2 detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Webbing jackstays
  • Cockpit harness point
  • Radar reflector
Construction

Built c1980 by Jeremy Rogers to a design by Doug Peterson.  White GRP hull with red cove line.  Alloy toe rail.  White GRP superstructure with grey painted non-slip to deck.  Fin keel with lead ballast.  Spade hung rudder.  Tiller steering.  Aft self draining cockpit. Ply to cockpit seats. The gas system certified in 2016.

Disclaimer

The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only. These particulars do not constitute a part of any contract unless otherwise stated in writing or included with a purchase contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General Notes: Any speed and fuel consumption figures stated are indicative. There are a number of factors that can influence engine and boat performance including, but not exclusively, the condition of the hull, age and condition of the engine, number of people on board, amount of fuel, water, equipment and provisions being carried. Figures stated can only be used as a guide and do not form any part of the contract. Any safety equipment such as life raft, fire extinguishers, flares etc., if being left on-board as part of the sale, may require routine service, replacement, disposal or change to suit the new owners requirements.


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