Contention 33

Cradle available (negbl).
£29,500.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  177121
  • Length  ·  10.00m
  • Year  ·  2009
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Fin
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 30hp, Ford Marinised XLD (2009)
  • Lying  ·  East Coast Scotland
Boatshed Scotland
Boatshed Scotland
Ian Sawkins

Extra Details

Designer Doug Peterson
Builder Hull - Southern Ocean Shipyard,Poole,UK.
Lying East Coast Scotland
Fuel capacity 70.0 ltr (15.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 66.0 ltr (14.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 10/03/2009


Engine 1 x diesel 30hp
Engine make and model Ford Marinised XLD (2009)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade Folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots
Engine spares


Length 10.00m
Beam 3.16m
Draft Max 1.83m
Airdraft 14.63m
Displacement 4,572kg (10,081.7lbs)
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged Sparcraft Aluminium spars (2009) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2009)


Reefing mainsail Hood - Slab (2009) 3 Reefs
Headsail Hood - Furling (2009)
Other sails 1,000 sq Ft Spinnaker (2009)
Cruising Chute (2009)
Storm Jib (2009)
Long Luff Jib (2009)
Spinnaker gear

Removable storm jib forestay

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 4 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

5 coates of epoxy applied
Beefed up shroud plates
There are full drawings available


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

Very well appointed for the size of the craft. You will appreciate how well the space has been used on this boat. The original hull was purchased in September 1990. She was launched in 2009.
All light bulbs LED

2 burner propane Stove


Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Fresh water wash
Raw water wash

Very well appointed for the size of the craft. You will appreciate how well the space has been used on this boat. The original hull was purchased in September 1990. She was launched in 2009.
All light bulbs LED

2 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Instrument Covers

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Weather fax
Depth sounder
Radar Reflector

2 compasses
Deck lights

Safety Equipment

Emergency steering

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Jack stays , coastal flares , 2 horse shoe bouys ,
3 guard rails instead of 2

Broker's Comments

This boat was launched in 2009 and has been a source of great enjoyment for the owner since. The hull was purchased from Southern Ocean Shipyard in Poole. The interior has been carefully finished out by the present owner with many thoughtfully designed features. The finish is iroko hardwood and stripey sapele wood on many of the doors.

On deck, the spars and rigging are to a high standard with a good complement of cockpit instruments and navigation aids.

All major components of this boat are new since 2009 when she was first launched. Her feel is of a newer boat that has been lovingly cared for.

She has a rolling winter storage cradle that is used to simply and effectively launch and recover her from a slipway. This would make out of the water inspection simple and without cost. The cradle is available separately and the price is negotiable.

Work performed during the summer of 2015 includes re-varnishing, new anodes, engine service, replaced keel plates with heavier versions, instrumentation serviced. This boat is in regular use but the owner would like to down-size to a smaller boat. Quality part exchange boats in the 27ft range might be considered.

View the photographs to get a good idea of what this boat is all about.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Contention 33 has been personally photographed and viewed by Martin Docherty of Boatshed Scotland. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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