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1979 Contessa 26ft

Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador

C$18,995

This is the classic J.J. Taylor Contessa 26. The vessel has been very well cared for, re-powered in 2008 with a Yanmar single cylinder 10 hp diesel engine. The new owner purchased a new main and Genoa, new doger and lee cloths. Upholstery is new, double axel yard trailer. If you are in the market for a Contessa 26, this vessel will take you anywhere.

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$18,995
Make: Contessa
Model: 26ft
Year: 1979
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: JJ Taylor
Designer: David Sadler
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel

Dimensions

Length: 26 ft
Length Overall: 25'6 ft
Beam: 7'6 ft
Displacement: 5,400 lb
Cabin Headroom: 5'10 ft
Ballast: 2,300 lb
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: single cylinder
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 10hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 2008
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Propeller RPM: 2000

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 10 gal

Other

Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers

Contact

Dwight Saunders
Ocean Yacht Sales Limited

Office

Ocean Yacht Sales Limited
Ocean Yacht Sales Limited 115 Joseph Zatzman Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 1N3
Tel:902-396-8266


Design & Construction

Designer(s): Jeremy Rogers/David Sadler

Key Design Features: Full Keel Bluewater Cruiser

Keel Configuration: Full Keel

Rudder: Skeg

Long Keel with Fully Protected Rudder: Rudder Hung off pintals on keel.

The Contessa has been sailed around the world by a number of single handed sailors, both male and female. These are excellent sea boats and will start you on your sailing dreams.

 

Accommodations

Main Salon: Describe layout: Straight Settee P or S

Table: Table fits on removable post on center line

Berths:  2 Quarter Berths

Forward Cabin: V-Berth Length: 

Ventilation: 1 Overhead Hatches Opening Ports: Dorades #:Other: 4 portholes

Floor Material: Fiberglass

Deck Gear

Cockpit Layout:  Straight Seats, Tiller Steering, Bow and Stern Pulpits with Lifelines/Gates P and/or S and Aft/Bow.

Fenders #:  4

Docklines #: 4

Primary Winches for Headsail: #6 single speed

Halyard and Control Line Winches on Cabin Top: 2

Primary Anchor: Make: Danforth 12lb, 12 ft of chain, 100 feet of 3/8" Rode

Dodger 

 

 

Mast and Rigging

Make:  Aluminum 

Boom: Aluminum

Standing Rigging:  Wire

Roller Furling: Manufacturer:  Harken

Mainsail Traveler: Adjustable fore of tiller

Sails & Rigging

Main

Manufacturer: Triton

Material: Dacron

Reefs #:  3

Secondary Main

Material: Dacron

Principal Genoa for Furling: 130%  Manufacturer: Triton UV/Foamluff: Yes

Secondary Genoa for Furling: 135% Manufacturer:  Dacron

Other Genoa for Furling: 100% Manufacturer: Dacron

Storm Jib

 

 

Engine Details

Engine: Make/Model/Date:  Yanmar Single Cylinder Diesel

Type:  Inboard

HP: 10

Cylinder#: 1

Closed Loop Cooling: Raw water cooled

Engine Hours: 442

Propeller Make/Model: Fixed, 3 Blade

 

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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