Boat Specifications

Make: Contest Boats
Model: 50CS
Year: 2012
Length: 48 ft. 0 in.
Type: Motorsailer Sailboats
Listing: 1199420
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The Contest 50CS continues the successful evolution of the Contest range with great emphasis on performance and design. Her clean lines, simple rig with ample sail area and careful weight saving make the 50CS an extremely easy yacht for a couple to handle while guaranteeing high average speeds on long passages. Discover the beauty, sporty character and finesse of this true performance yacht. You’ll be surprised!
Beam: 15 ft. 0 in.
Fuel tank capacity: 140
Water tank capacity: 158
Standard features:
Hull and deck are made of high quality materials. Several interior arrangements are available within the structural bulkheads and keel grid.

Hull in sandwich, vacuum infused composite with the Conyplex vacuum infusion system®
Laminate consisting of: quadraxial and biaxial E-glass for inner and outer skins, infused with vinylester resin.
Local unidirectional E-glass reinforcements
Solid laminate in structural areas like the keel area
First layer after gelcoat is a special barrier coat, providing extra osmosis resistance
Structural bulkheads fully laminated to hull and deck
Two year warranty
Hull: gelcoat white
Stripe and waterlines: dark blue
Antifoul: 2 layers of Awl- star Black

Deck in sandwich, vacuum infused composite with the Conyplex vacuum infusion system®
Deck: gelcoat white
Laminate consisting of: quadraxial and biaxial E-glass for inner and outer skins
Local unidirectional E-glass reinforcements
Solid laminate in structural areas where deck equipment is fitted
Deck lockers and anchor locker in composite with white gelcoat finish and aluminum hatches
12 mm hand laid teak deck, toe rail, cockpit seats, cockpit sole and teak detailing around the cockpit

Vacuum infused composite structural bulkheads in sandwich, using the Conyplex vacuum infusion system®
Vacuum infused composite longitudinals in sandwich, using the Conyplex vacuum infusion system®

Lead performance keel with bulb
Keel bolted through solid laminate using stainless steel bolts
Keel girders in sandwich (PVC foam core), vacuum infused
composite with the Conyplex vacuum infusion system®

Fully balanced composite spade rudder
Fiber orientated rudder laminate, vacuum infused composite
with the Conyplex vacuum infusion system®
Aluminum rudderpost
JEFA rudder bearings
JEFA steering system

Large cockpit, suitable for six people with helmsman’s position
Winches and sheets situated within reach of helmsman’s position
Two alcoves for storage of sheets and other small deck gear
Pad eyes for safety harnesses mounted in cockpit

Hatches and windows
Lewmar low profile aluminum deck hatches
Gebo portlights and windows in hull
Gebo thermopane windows in coach roof
Yachtglass chemical hardened, laminated windows in coach
roof of deck version B

Deck hardware and equipment
Stainless steel 316 stem head fitting
Stainless steel 316 guardrails 60 cm high with 2 wires
Stainless steel 316 bathing ladder
Stainless Steel 316 deck fillers
Stainless steel 316 handrails on cabin roof
Stainless steel 316 anti chafe rails below mooring cleats
Stainless steel 316 mooring cleats; two cleats with two fairleads forward, two cleats amidships, two cleats aft and two fairleads on stern
Flagpole with stainless steel 316 support and flag
Aluminum emergency tiller
One yellow lifebuoy in stainless steel 316 supports fitted in deck locker
Self draining gas bottle locker in deck. Including one Campinggaz 907 bottle with gas regulator valve. Extra space for second bottle in locker
Boat hook in aluminum stowed on lower shroud
Four fenders with socks and ropes
Four 20 m 16 mm mooring warps
Two 25 m 18 mm mooring warps

Sailing hardware
Ronstan deck fittings
Lewmar aluminum self tailing winches throughout
Four Lewmar winch handles
Foldable chain plate on deck for removable cutter stay

Anchor system
Integrated anchor launching system in bow
Lewmar electric anchor winch, including remote control
25 kg Delta anchor with 50 m galvanized 10 mm anchor chain
Anchor chain marked each 10 m

Steering system
JEFA steering pedestal (rack and pinion system) with 900mm steering wheel and leather grip
Compass including cover

Selden spars, keel stepped, sloop rigged with silver
anodized finish
Swept back spreaders
Slab reefing system
Selden MDS Car system
Two self tailing Lewmar halyard winches
Deck and cockpit light
Masthead light 3 colors with anchor light
Windex in mast top

Standing rigging in stainless steel
Selden backstay tensioner
Genoa furling system, Furlex 400S manual
Main sheet 12mm with fine trim
Genoa sheets 14mm, winches situated within reach of the helmsman

Mainsail, fully battened, slab reefing by North Sails
Lazy jacks and main sail cover
Furling Genoa, by North Sails

As with all Contest Yachts, the interior will be fully made at our own yard in Medemblik.
The interior is designed by Birgit Schnaase Interior Design with great attendance to flexibility and detailing.

Detailing such as hinges, fittings and furniture is prescribed by Birgit Schnaase Interior Design.

Standard features
Teak joinery
Light oak floor
Matt varnished 8 layers in total
White painted teak and matt varnished teak side paneling
Padded headboard in aft cabin
Diagonally sliding saloon table for easy access for comfortable lounging and dining
Two hassocks for occasional seating with release fitting for easy stowage while sailing
Chrome fittings throughout
Shower stalls with on handle mixer valves
Teak doors 30 mm with anti-rattle door locks
CORIAN worktops in galley with 2 sinks
CORIAN tops in each head with molded CORIAN washbasins
Design taps
Three-burner cooker, Mariner, with oven and grill fitted on gimbals (stainless steel)
Refrigerator in stainless steel with front door
Quality upholstery, color to owners’ choice (class A = standard)
Quality curtains for saloon windows and portholes; color to owners’ choice
Lee cloths in all berths
Overhead lights in all cabins with Bticino wall switches
Bticino 230V sockets
Dimmers on overhead lights in saloon
Automatic lighting (30 seconds) when opening companionway hatch
Transparent chart holder on top of sliding companionway hatch
Dedicated wash board storage in navigation cupboard together with chart storage
Wet locker with drainage for stowage of wet oilskins
Trotter box in wet locker for extra berth
Red navigation light above chart table
Careful noise reduction throughout
Engine room well insulated
Sprung slats in aft cabin
7 zone latex mattresses in all cabins
36-set (6 persons) of Contest Yachts porcelain crockery
24-set (6 persons) of drinking glasses and bottle stowage in bar
Garbage bin under companionway stairs
Extensive mirrors in both heads

Spacious engine room with easy access from side passage
YANMAR 4JH4-TCE 55,2 kW (75 hp) 3200 rpm 4 cylinder turbo-charged diesel engine
Indirect cooling
YANMAR SD50 Sail drive
Fixed propeller
12V/80A (starter battery) and 24V/75A alternator (service batteries)
Separate main switch to enable service batteries to be used as starter battery
Single lever gearshift & throttle control on steering pedestal
Engine panel fitted in cockpit with rev. counter, oil pressure-
water temperature- and charge alarm, start and stop buttons
Water-cooled exhaust with double water lock
Engine room insulated with combined drone- and sound absorbing insulation
Engine room-ventilation by double electric ventilators and
natural ventilation grills

Fuel system
Fuel tank capacity 286 liters
SEPAR water separator and fuel filter. Acoustic and visual “water in fuel”-alarm
Electric tank level gauge

Fresh water system
Pressurized hot & cold water system; tank capacity 430 liters
Mixer taps in galley and showers
Hot water tank in 316 stainless steel, 40 liters with double heat-exchanger to engine and 230V element
Electric tank level gauge

Bilge system
Electric bilge pump in keel sump, with automatic switch
Manual bilge pump in engine room
Central discharge in engine room to reduce number of through hull fittings

Black & Grey water system
One manual -flush seawater toilet in forward head
One manual -flush hanging seawater toilet in aft head
Waste water tank 45 liters for aft head and 35 liters for fore head
Indicator on black water tank, indicating full or empty
Two shower stalls with automatic drain
Grey water system with collection tank and automatic discharge
Flexible hose for connection to bilge pump to remove water from any location of the boat

Refrigeration system
Refrigerator in stainless steel with front door

Ventilation system
Forced ventilation system on engine room
safety equipment
Manual gas valve (optional secondary electric valve)
Three foam fire extinguishers 2 kg
Fire blanket
Fire port in engine room wall, for portable fire extinguisher

AC/DC systems
24VDC and 230VAC system on board
Dedicated technical area next to aft shower area for switches and fuses
4 x service batteries; Gell 85 Ah (Mastervolt)
1 x Starter battery: Gell 50 Ah, 830A Cold Crank Capacity.
Emergency engine start on service batteries
230V shore power connection, including cable 25m with CE connector
Shore power isolation transformer Mastervolt Mass GI 3,5KVA (16A), and earth trip switch
24-12V inverter
All sea cocks under the waterline are grounded

Main switchboard
All main switches situated at the switchboard
All navigation lights with control LED’s operated from the switchboard
Tank level gauges situated at the switchboard

Alarms for:
-Water in boat
-Running bilge pump
-Water in fuel
-Battery level
-Black water tank aft cabin
Switch for navigation lights on engine / sailing

Owners manual

The boat is CE certificated category A (unlimited ocean voyages)

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