Contessa 38


Lying: Jersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom

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General Information

Manufacturer/ModelContessa 38
NameBlade of Yar
DesignerDavid Alan-Williams
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingJersey, Channel Islands, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP
Keel TypeFin Keel


Engine38hp Beta Marine diesel installed 2009
Fuel Capacity180l


Drinking Water Capacity265l
Further InformationACCOMMODATION: Forward cabin with double berth and “en-suite” heads, cupboards and hanging locker. Saloon: fold down table with seating both sides providing 1 double and 1 single berth with lee cloth. Under berth and side shelf storage. Aft Cabin: 2 single berths. Under berth storage with pull out drawers both sides Heads: 2 each with Taylor w.c. and washbasin with electric operated mixer taps Galley: 2 sinks with electric operated mixer tap, paraffin stove, rotating storage bins and worksurface, nightlight, and extract fan. Navigation Area: sliding chart table, sit on Isotherm SP sea water cooled refrigerator.l


This much loved and attended Contessa 38 is currently lying in the Ionian, Greece.

Navigation equipment

Electrics: 2x 95 amp service batteries ( new 09.20. ): 1x90 amp starter battery (new 05.18)
12 V.switch panel
service/engine/both main switch. Circuit breakers for maintained and windlass supplies.
50watt solar panel
12-240V inverter
32amp A.C. shore supply with breakers and rcd. 32-16amp adaptor,16 amp splitter, extension lead.
240V internal power for sockets, water heater and battery charger 13 interior lights: masthead red over green and anchor. Deck and steaming,
nav. stem/stern, portable anchor light, portable searchlight.
Electronics: G.P.S. with external repeater
Log, sounder,instruments.
Autohelm self steering unit.
Navigation equipment: Bulkhead compass, handheld compass, P.C. based electronic charts ( Mediterranean),
Paper charts, Breton plotter

Additional equipment

Safety equipment: Epirb 2015
2011/ 6 person canister liferaft (serviced August 2020 )
Automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment.
4 hand held extinguishers. All serviced 2018.
Fire blanket in galley.
Battery operated smoke alarm
Automatic bilge alarm and pump
Manual bilge pump all seals replaced 09/18.
Danbuoy and 2 liferings.
M.O.B. sling
6 adult lifejackets and harnesses.
Grab bag
ElectronicFlares X 2
2 boxes first aid equipment.
Large trihedral radar reflector, anchored and motor sailing symbols.

15 Kg. blade anchor, 30 metres 8mm. galv.chain, 50 metres 14mm rope ( 09,20 )
Kedge anchor, 9.2m 9m.m. chain,21m.18m.m warp.
Electric windlass Maxwell RH8-8 with bow foot and cockpit remote controls (09.20 )
Eberspacher space heater.( last serviced 2004 and not used since).
Avon inflatable with oars, floor board, seat and pump.
Bimini 04.14.
Hinged cockpit table.
Climbing harness.


Main 2011 Saunders: 3 reefs
Roller reefed forestay for
Yankee 2011 Saunders
No.1 genoa
working jib
storm jib

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