Contest Yachts 42 Ketch in very good condition

Euro €79,500 Negotiable Finance
42' 8" - 13.00m
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Vessel Location
Curacao and Bonaire Dutch Caribbean Insurance
Launch Year
Hull Material

Contest 42, in very good condition, ready to sail, lots of extra's!

This Contest 42 ketch is of well known, high standard Dutch design. She is very well equipped, with lots of renewals done from 2014 to 2018! This ocean-going ship of Dutch design dates from 1979, the 75 HP motor from 1996. All sails new 2014 and in good condition. Genua Furler Harken unit 2, new 2016. Rigging 10 mm stainless steel, new 2016. Lowfrans electrical windlass new 2017, with 25 kg Kobra anchor. Maxprop fethering propellor new 2016. SSB radio and Pactor modem. Raymarine Evo electrical autopilot and Windpilot Pacific Plus 1 windvane mechanical autopilot.
3 cabins with 7 fixed berths, plus 2 flexible in de saloon. Aft cabin has 1 double bed and 1 single. 2 bathrooms with toilet and shower. Antifouling December 2018. Ready for long travels and living aboard. Comes with complete inventory.

Recent survey (Dec. 2018) available on request, as well as a full list of equipment.

From the Survey Report: "The overall condition of the vessel is very good and the vessel is well maintained and well equipped with lots of cruising gear, tools and spares. "

For sale at Bonaire (we will be there until February 2020)

So come sailing for one or two seasons in the Caribbean and than sail your yacht home! Everything you need is there! Including kitchenwere, plates, glasses, bedsheets, towels etc. So all you have to do is just sail away.

The Survey Report is attasched to this ad.
For any questions, and full list of equipment in pdf:

symidushi@yahoo. Com

Euro €79,500 Negotiable    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Mi Dushi (meaning My Sweetheart)
Launch Year
42' 8" - 13.00m
4 m
1,95 m
14 tons
Keel / Ballast
Cast iron, 3.5 tons
Vessel Location
Curacao And Bonaire Dutch Caribbean
North America and Caribbean
Rego Expiry
Dick Zaal Yacht Design
Contest Yacht Builders The Netherlands
Hull Material
Decks Material
75 hp Volvo Penta TMD22-A diesel engine 1996. Fuel consumption 2,8 liters per hour @ 2000 RPM. Speed approximately 5 knots. Propellershaft 35 mm water lubricated. Maxprop fethering propellor new 2016. Fixed propellor as spare Enging hour gauge located in dashboard. (2476 hrs dec 2018). Starter motor rebuild 2016. Alternator rebuild dec 2018 Volvo Penta spareparts. Impellers, filters. V-belt, timing belt, spare waterpump and new spare starter motor.
Engine Make
Volvo Penta
Number Engines
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
Fuel Consumption
Max Speed
7,5 knots
Cruise Speed
6 knots
Shaft, Maxprop fethering propellor new 2016
425 liters of diesel in 2 separate stainless steel/tanks. Tanks are renewed in 2016.
1000 liters in 4 separate tanks. 4 valves regulate wich tank is in use or wich tank is filled. 4 x separate water gauges are located in dashboard.
Zodiac cadet 325 fast roller with inflatable Floor.
5 hp Yamaha 2 stroke outboard engine with 2 liters internal and 25 liters external tank.
1 x sprayhood new 2016.
Doghouse tent zipped onto sprayhood new 2016.
Fixed windscreen glass in aluminum frame.
Sunscreen for windscreen.
Winter tent covering complete cockpit with windows zipped onto sprayhood new 2016.
Doghouse tent zipped onto sprayhood new 2016.
Large white tent covering complete cockpit.
Sleeps max 9 people. Teak inerior.
Aft cabin, side cabin, main cabin, front cabin, Teak interior.
3 cabins with 7 fixed berths, plus 2 flexible in de saloon. Aft cabin has 1 double bed and 1 single.
2 bathrooms with toilet and shower.
2 bathrooms with toilet and shower.
Radio and cd player, television
Ample storage space.
2 sinks.
Refrigirator (top loader) 12 volts.
1 x manual salt waterpump.
1 x electrical drinkwaterpump whale, new 2016.
1 x foot operated drinkwaterpump.
1 x 40 liter boiler in engine compartiment, heats by engine or shorepower (220/110 volts).
Kitchen is fully equiped with pans, cutlery and tableware.
Refrigerator (top loader) 12 volts.
2 burner gas stove "Dometic moonlight 2" with oven and grill. Electrical ignition. New 2016.
Hot Water
40 liter boiler in engine compartiment, heats by engine or shorepower (220/110 volts).
Ground Tackle
Lofrans Cayman 88 electrical windlass with freefall. New 2017.
55 meters anchor chain 10mm (3/8")
25 kilo Cobra anchor
25 kilo CQR spare anchor with 15 meters of chain and 30 meters of lead mooring line.
Lots of rope.
Safety Gear
4 x fire extinguishers new 2018.
4 x harnesses.
4 x lifelines.
2 x webbing on deck for hooking up the lifelines.
2 x recue buoys acttached aft.
1 x lifesling attached aft.
1 x stake buoy with light.
1 x Grabbag fully equipped.
1 x First aid kit fully equipped.
Navigation lights all LED.
Masttop light is a Aquasignal combined tricolor and anchorlight, all LED.
Full set of pyrotechnics, flares, smoke etc
Bilge Pumps
2 x Whale Gusher manual bilgepump.
Life Raft
1 x Plastimo offshore 4 person liferaft. Inspection due 2019.
1 x epirb ocean signal. Batteries change due may 2026.
Life Jackets
2 x automatic inflatable secumar lifejackets 150 2 x automatic inflatable secumar lifejackets 275.
Full set of pyrotechnics, flares, smoke etc
Fire Protection
1 x fire blanket. 4 x fire extinguishers new 2018.
4 x service batteries 160 Ah new 2018.
1 x starter battery 80 Ah new 2018.
1 x Battery charger Sterling power procharge ultra 110-220 volts input, output 12 volt 60 amps.
Solar panels 240 watts. Attached to dedicated frame with ajustable angle. Tristar solar charger/controller with digital meter, new 2018.
Rutland 913 wind generator in mizzen mast. Rutland controller with stop switch new 2018.
Victron inverter 220/12 volt. 500 watts.
2 x Battery discharge indicators (service and starter battery) located in dashboard.

12 volts. Charged either by engine, solarpanels, wind energy or shorepower.
All interor lights are LED.
4 x shorepower multiple outlets (220/110 volts)
Electronics / Navigation
1 x fixed Furuno GPS 39 gps new 2017.
1 x fixed Navman Tracker 500 gps.
1 x Handheld Garmin gps (in grabbag).
1 x Nasa Target pro Navtex with digital sceen.
1 x ICOM IC-M506 VHF ATIS with built in AIS receiver and command mic (located in cockpit).
1 x handheld VHF horizon 270 with ATIS (in grabbag)
1 x ICOM IC-718 all band SSB transceiver 110 watts.
1 x ICOM AT-141 antenna tuner.
1 x Pactor SCS PTC-2 USB modem.
1 x WATCHEYE Class B ais transponder with silent mode.
1 x laptop serving as a chartplotter with CM93 edition 2013 worldwide charts, SSB e-mail software installed.
1 x car audio with speakers in saloon.
1 x Raytheon ST60 windset.
1 x Raytheon ST60 depth sounder.
1 x Raytheon ST60 speed.
1 x Raytheon P70 electric autopilot with multiple colour screen, all new 2016 including software update 2016.
1 x commandmic ICOM VHF with LCD screen.
1 x Cipper GPS repeater.
1 x external VHF Speaker with on/of switch.
1 x Raytheon Radar SC70RC, lcd screen.
Sail Inventory
Mainsail with 2 slab reefs.
Genoa 2 on furler with uv strip.
Mizzen with 2 slab reefs.
Genaker 115 sq meter with dedicated lanyards and blocks.
all sails 2014 and in good condition
Mast / Rigging
Aluminum mast with 1 spreader 17,5 meter above water. All rigging 10 mm stainles steel new 2016 including tensioners.
Backstay with isolators, functioning as an SSB arial.
2 x 2 speed halyard winch Enkes 26.
1 x 1 speed reefing winch Enkes 12.
5 halyard stoppers lewmar.
Halyards all-in good condition.
On a rail on the mast, 1 x aluminum boom with up and downhaul.
1 x spare telescopic boom.
1 x Furler Harken unit 2 new 2016.
4 x lewmar 48 2-speed self tailing winches in cockpit.
Mainsail traveller in cockpit.

Mizzen mast:
Aluminum mast with 1 spreader. All rigging in 6 mm stainless steel. New 2016 including tensioners. Equipped with running backstays.
3 x Enkes 12 1 speed winches.
Deck Gear
9 large Fenders.
2 marinco solar powered deck fans.
1 x large deck locker aft.
1 x gas locker with 3 bottles of 7 kilo's of propane.
1 x through deck isolator for SSB arial.
1 x WINDPILOT windvane steering Pacific plus 1 with auxiliary rudder.
Removable Davits
Bathing platform with swim ladder suitable to climb with finns on.
Fore compartiment is equipped with shower with 12 volt wastewater pump and Jabsco manual pump toilet "twist and lock" with large bowl. New in 2016.
Aft compartiment is equipped with shower with 12 volt wastewater pump and Jabsco manual pump toilet "twist and lock" with large bowl. New in 2016. This compartiment is also equipped with a 60 liters holding tank. New in 2016. The holding tank has the possibility to be pumped out by shore station or dedicated inboard manual Whale wastewater pump. Valves are fitted to give you the choice to pump the wastewater overboard or into the holding tank. Complete system new in 2016.
Webasto airtop evo 5500 hot air heater with outets in all cabins. Control panel and thermostat in navigation center. All new in 2016.

The registration number is Dutch and will never expire unless the owner asks the officials to do so.

Henk & Angela Diters
City / Suburb
Curacao and Bonaire
Dutch Caribbean
Curacao And Bonaire

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