"Muscadet de Havelet"   Contessa 32  Lying  South Devon

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GRP hull, deck and superstructure. Dark blue hull, with white cove line and while boot topping. 

Long fin keel with tiller steering.

Sleeps six persons in two cabins. 

Usual Contessa layout, with teak interior.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  32ft 9.75m
Waterline Length  24ft 7.32m
Beam  9ft 6ins 2.9m
Draft  5ft 6ins 1.68m
Displacement  9250lbs  
Ballast  4500lbs  

Rig and deck gear

Sloop rig with Kemp gold anodised aluminium spars with single spreaders. 
Stainless steel standing rigging - renewed 1996. 
Wire with prestretched rope tails running rigging. 
Slab and rolling mainsail reeling system. 
Spinnaker pole. 
Mainsail cover - 2001. 
Sprayhood - 1994. 
Wheel backstay adjuster. 
2 x Lewmar 43 two speed genoa sheet winches. 
2 x Lewmar 25 two speed spinnaker sheet winches. 
2 x Lewmar 2.5 two speed halyard/control line winches. 
I x Harlow 16 single speed maxisail reefing winch. 
Mainsail - Sanders.
No. 1 Genoa - Sanders. 
Spare No. 1 Genoa - Sanders. 
No. 2 Genoa - Sanders. 
No. 3 Genoa - Ratsey. 
Storm jib - Sanders, 1989. 
Trisail - Sanders, 1989.
0.75oz Spinnaker - Sanders, 1989. 
1.5oz Spinnaker - Sanders, 1989.
Teak grating on cockpit sole. 
Teak slats on cockpit seals. 
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and double guard wires_


25 hp, Volvo Penta 2 cylinder Diesel engine, driving a 2 bladed fixed propeller through a conventional propeller shaft. 
The engine was rebuilt in 1996. 
Morse single lever controls. 
Engine regularly serviced by Starey Marine.
2 x 12volt heavy duty batteries, switched and charged by engine alternator.


Fuel capacity is approximately 10 gallons in stainless steel tank. 
Fresh Water capacity is approximately 17.5 gallons in new stainless steel tank.
Pumped fresh water system.



Plastimo Pacific 2000 2 burner gas cooker with oven
Fresh & Salt water pumps to galley. 
Sink and cold store
Ample work and stowage space throughout


Separate heads compartment with washbasin and Lavac sea toilet - 1997. 

Navigation Gear

2 x bulkhead steering compasses. 
Fixed GPS new 2001. 
Navico log & Echosounder. 
Navico wind speed and direction. 
Autohelm 1000 autopilot - 1991. 
Sealine 3 VHF radio telephone - 1999. 
Lighter socket for hand held GPS - 1999. 

Safety Gear

6 man liferaft with deck stowage chocks. 
2 x Horseshoe Iifebelts. 
Radar reflector. 
Several Fire Extinguishers. (not all guaranteed in date)
ORC flare pack. (not all guaranteed in date)
2 x Manual Bilge Pumps. 
Automatic electric bilge pump - fitted 1998., 
Wire jackstays. 
Safety harness attachment wire in cockpit. 
Navigation lights. 


25lb CQR anchor, with 20m chain and 30m warp. 
Cockpit cushions. 
2 wooden helmsman's seats (teak). 
Various warps & fenders. 
Clock & Barometer. 
crockery & cutlery. 
Brass oil lamp. 
Stereo tape and radio. 
Aluminium (portable) cradle 1997

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