|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Heybridge Basin, nr Maldon, Essex Essex UK|
Contessa 26 kept at local sailing club stood ashore for the Winter. Last survey was carried out in 2017 which concluded that she was in good condition but needed some TLC and cosmetics. 2019, the engine has been overhauled and new engine mounts were fitted.
Every Contessa 26 carries it's own solid, dependable provenance. This example was built in 1968. Modifications have been carried out to make her a useful day sailer : a new stack pack main sail. Head sail furling system. The water system has been removed. the toilet uninstalled. ( It is included in the sale). All berths cushions have been recovered and kept in dry store off the vessel, as have the sails.
L.W.L.: 21' 0" Beam: 7' 6" Draft: 4' 0" Displacement: 2.5tonnes Ballast: 2300 lbs. (1043 kg.)
|Vessel name:||Pitti Sing|
|Vessel condition:||All sound, needs cosmetics.|
|Vessel type:||GRP Displacement hull|
|Builder:||Jeremy Rogers, Lymington|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Yanmar GM10|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Cruising Speed:||5 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||7 Knots|
|Length over all:||7.92m|
|Length at waterline:||6.40m|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Hull colour:||Painted dark Blue|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||50 Litres|
A full set of berth cushions, Blue velvet fabric, all unused and dry stored.
A double gas stove, gas bottle removed on recommendation from surveyor.
Sea toilet was taken out and the pipework removed. It is included in the sale and would required re installing.
Main cabin: Two opposing full length berths both have lee cloths.
Standing headroom of 5ft 7ins approx. Stowage under bunks.
amid ships the galley station with gas stove (unconnected) gimballed double burner with grill. Opposite, there was a sink, presently no water system on board. Unit was converted and used as the navigation station.
12 v Cabin lighting ( untested) .
Forward through mast deck bulkhead to starboard is where the toilet would have been now a large heavy duty battery resides, opposite hanging locker space.
A circular fore hatch lid. Fore peak twin berths with an infill to create a large double.
GRP Fixed long keel encapsulated ballast keel. An open deep draining cockpit, two bench seating with stowage lockers beneath them.
A Lazerette locker aft, gives access to the fuel tank, shaft and drainage pipes.
Teak grating over the cockpit sole.Transom hung rudder, stainless steel pintels.
Tiller steering. ( Tiller and rudder heads have canvas covers.
Hull / deck and accommodation housing are two moulded GRP shells, a wooden rubbing strake over the join.
Exterior hull has been painted as has the interior. (Both require a repaint.)
The 2017 survey mentions that the hull was gel stripped and then epoxy paint coatings applied to the under water hull.
1x Boat hook, Main anchor & chain. Fenders & warps,
blue canvas spray hood with clear screens. A Pram hood stainless steel frame.
A Two part overall light canvas cover, fore and aft over the boom and attaches to the guard wires with clear side panes.
A Heavy duty bespoke Yard trailer with extendable legs, required by the sailing club. New tyres, overhauled. To be sold separately. Mooring buoys and chain also available.
Varnished wooden Tiller, transom hung rudder.
Navigation station below, gauges on the cockpit bulkhead for the helm. Standard Horizon, echo sounder and log. Radio. Through bulkhead compass. Hand held compass.
Tiller pilot. Clock and barometer
10GM Yanmar diesel engine, overhauled in 2019 new engine mounts were installed.
In fine working order.
Sited under the cockpit sole and the "step in" companionway , very accessible.
Stainless shaft and stern gear all accessible under the cockpit sole ( Sealed) and via an aft cockpit locker. .
1 x large heavy duty battery. ( a secure stowage space is required for it) .
Manual, and spares carried onboard.
Triple bladed fixed propeller.
Bermudan sloop gold anodised deck stepped mast and boom.
Self-furling head sail & sheets, Battened "in track" mast and boom main sail,
Alloy Spinnaker pole,
2 x Winch Handles
New main sail with stack pack/ jack stays incorporates a main sail cover, an old main sail. An old genoa ( hank on). Her new furling jib blew out of the furling system ( a replacement is required). A spinnaker.
All sails are dry stored.
Stainless standing rigging. Synthetic running rigging.
Electrics 12v. domestic and engine.
1 x heavy duty battery.
Stainless steel pulpit , stanchions and guard wire around the deck.
Varnished wooden grab rails inside and out.
Manual Whale pump with handles.
Flares and fire extinguisher (expiry dates unchecked)
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.