Boat Specifications

Make: Contest Boats
Model: 72CS
Year: 2012
Length: 71 ft. 5 in.
Type: Motorsailer Sailboats
Listing: 1200643
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Synthesising our more than 50 years of experience and craftsmanship with the very latest engineering and technology, the 72CS is the phenomenal new flagship of the Contest fleet. Sensually sleek, magnificently designed, its go-anywhere cruising potential is equally open to an adventurous couple as a party of ten.

If you are seeking the crème de la crème of performance and comfort combined in a yacht that exudes class, the 72CS will meet and then surpass your expectations. This is the life. This is the style. This is lifestyle sailing.
Beam: 18 ft. 7 in.
Displacement: 97664
Fuel tank capacity: 373
Water tank capacity: 351
Standard features:
Hull and deck are made of high quality materials. Several interior arrangements are possible within the structural bulkheads and keel grid. Two separate watertight bulkheads are foreseen in every interior arrangement.

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
Two year warranty
Hull: gelcoat white
Stripe and waterlines: dark blue
Name and homeport on stern
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, vacuum infused composite with the Conyplex vacuum infusion system ®

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

Large separated guest cockpit, suitable for twelve people sitting
Two cockpit tables with stainless steel 316 support for table and canvas cover for UV protection
Separate aft cockpit, with 2 separate helmsman positions
Winches and sheets situated within reach of helmsman’s position
Free walkway from aft deck to guest cockpit
Pad eyes for safety harnesses mounted in cockpit

Hatches and windows
Flush deck hatches
Flush windows in hull
Yachtglass chemical hardened, laminated windows in coach roof

Deck hardware and equipment
Stainless steel 316 stem head fitting
Stainless steel 316 guardrails 75 cm high with 3 wires
Stainless steel 316 bathing ladder
Stainless steel 316 fillers
Stainless steel 316 handrails on cabin roof
Stainless steel 316 anti chafe rails below mooring cleats
Stainless steel 316 gateway stanchions amidships
Stainless steel 316 mooring cleats; two cleats with two fairleads forward, two cleats amidships, two cleats aft and two fairleads on stern
Seats with stainless support on pushpit
Sprayhood with stainless steel frame
Flagpole with stainless steel 316 support and flag
Aluminum emergency tiller
Boat hook in aluminum stowed on lower shroud
Shower hot/cold at aft ship
Eight fenders with socks and ropes
Four 20 m 16 mm mooring warps
Four 25 m 18 mm mooring warps

Sailing hardware
Ronstan deck fittings.
Lewmar stainless steel self tailing winches throughout
Primary winches electrical
Main sheet winch electrical
Mast winches mounted on deck manual
Foldable chain plate on deck for removable cutter stay
Foldable chain plates on deck for fixing snatch blocks for preventer, gennaker, etc

Anchor system
Integrated anchor launching system in bow
Lewmar electric anchor winch, including remote control
55 kg Delta anchor with 100 m galvanized 13 mm anchor chain
Anchor chain marked each 10 m

Steering system
Twin composite steering pedestals with carbon spoke steering wheels. Canvas pedestal/ wheel cover for UV-protection

Hydraulic back stay tensioner
Hydraulic boomvang
Combined control panel in cockpit for boomvang and back stay
Hydraulic openable bathing platform

Custom made aluminum spars keel stepped mast. Painted in AWL-grip white
Swept back spreaders
Slab reefing system
Ronstan BAT Car system
All navigation lights LED
Spreaders- and boom light
Masthead light 3 colors with anchor light

Removable Kevlar cutter stay with tensioner and running backstays
Standing rigging: Rod rigging
Genoa furling system, Reckmann
Main sheet 14mm, winches situated within reach of the helmsman
Genoa sheets 16mm, 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.

Standard features
Oak joinery
Light oak floor
Matt varnished 8 layers in total
Chrome fittings throughout
Padded side paneling
Padded headboard in aft cabin
Rollo’s at all hatches
Chrome fittings throughout
Shower stalls with on handle mixer valves
Oak doors 30 mm with anti-rattle door locks
CORIAN worktops in galley with 2 sinks
CORIAN tops in each head with molded CORIAN washbasins
Three-burner cooker, with oven and grill fitted on gimbals (stainless steel)
Microwave stainless steel in pantry
Cooker hood with extractor fan in pantry
Combined washer-dryer in front ship
Quality upholstery, color to owners choice
Quality curtains blinds behind padded panels for hull windows and portholes; color to owners choice
Lee cloths in all berths
Overhead lights in all cabins with wall switches
Dimmers on overhead lights in saloon
Hotel switches for ceiling lights in aft cabin
Automatic lighting (30 seconds) when opening companionway hatch
Wet locker with drainage for stowage of wet oilskins
Red navigation light above chart table
Careful noise reduction throughout
Engine room well insulated
7 zone latex mattresses in all cabins
60-set (10 persons) of Contest Yachts porcelain crockery stowed in teak fittings
40-set (10 persons) of drinking glasses and bottle stowage in bar
Extensive mirrors in both heads

PERKINS M216C 161 kW (216hp) 2100 rpm 6 cylinder turbo-charged diesel engine
Indirect cooling
Hurth ZF63A hydraulic gearbox with 2,04:1 reduction
1x 24V/ 40A and 1x 24V/75A alternator (1 for service battery bank and 1 for heavy duty battery bank)
Single lever gears throttle control on starboard steering pedestal
Engine panel fitted in cockpit including rev. counter, oil pressure- temperature- and charge alarm, start and stop buttons and fuel gauge
Water cooled exhaust with water lock and water separator
Stainless steel propeller shaft with thrust bearing and
flexible coupling. Stern tube with water lubricated bearings and water seal
4-bladed propeller in bronze
Engine room insulated with combined drone- and sound absorbing insulation
Engine room-ventilation by electric ventilator and via
double natural ventilation grills
Automatic engine room fire-extinguish system


Fuel system
Sump on fuel tank with drain pump
SEPAR water separator and fuel filter. Acoustic and visual “water in fuel”-alarm
Electric tank level gauge

Fresh water system
2x Hot water tank in stainless 316 with double exchanger to engine and heater with 220V heating element
Mixer taps in galley and washbasins
Deckwash midships
Pressurized hot & cold water
Electric tank level gauge

Bilge system
Electric bilge pump in keel sump, with automatic switch
Manual bilge pump in engine room
Electric bilge pump in storage room with automatic switch
Manual bilge pump in storage room

Black & Grey water system
Two Electric-flush seawater toilets
Two manual-flush seawater toilets
Black water system
Indicator on black water tanks, indicating full or empty
Three shower stalls with automatic drain
Grey water system

Refrigeration system
Refrigerator in stainless steel with front door
Top opening freezer in galley work top
Top opening cool box in cockpit

Ventilation system
Forced ventilation system on engine room
Natural ventilation in galley (optional forced ventilation)

Safety equipment
Gas valve electric and manual
Four foam fire extinguishers 2 kg
Fire blanket
Fire extinguish system Firepro in engine room

AC/DC systems
24VDC and 230VAC system on board
Service batteries 320Ah@24VDC Mastervolt Lithium-Ion (MLI 24-160)
Heavy duty batteries 320Ah@24VDC Mastervolt Lithium-Ion (MLI 24-160)
Start batteries engine 70Ah@24VDC Mastervolt AGM 12-70
Start battery generator 70Ah@12VDC Mastervolt AGM 12-70
Energypack 230V 50Hz
Generator, 8kW, 230VAC 50Hz, Low RPM (Mastervolt)
-Battery charger service batteries 1x 24V/100A Mastervolt chargemaster 24/100-3)
-Battery charger heavy duty batteries 1x 24V/80A (Mastervolt chargemaster 24/80-3)
-Mastervolt Inverter 1x 24V/5000W (Mass Sine 24/5000 230V)
-Alternator 60 Ah start battery engine group
-Alternator 75 Ah service battery group
230V shore power connection:
-Shore power socket at transom for 110V/220V, 50Hz/60Hz shore power
-Shore isolation transformer, Mastervolt Mass GI 7.0 kVA/32A
Including cable 25m with CE connector and earth trip switch
Battery monitor Mastervolt MasterView Easy, with Voltage – Running Amps – Amp. Hours – Capacity Ah - Adjustable optical alarm for capacity
230V socket in each cabin/ compartment
Emergency engine start on service batteries
All sea cocks under waterline are grounded

Main switchpanel
Mastervolt 10.4" touch screen mounted near the chart table
All main switches operated from the touch screen
All navigation lights with fault indication operated from the touch screen
Tank level gauges integrated in the touch screen
Easy power equipment monitoring
Alarms on touch screen (overriding all pages) for:
-Running bilge pump
-Fire extinguish engine room
-Water in fuel
-Battery level
-Black water tanks

Owners manual

The boat is CE certificated category A (unlimited ocean voyages).
Lloyds certificate on hull

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