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Boat ref 27945

Boat Reference 27945    
Boat Name JO-ANNE Build Year 2004
Boat Price 298,000 EUR VAT Status Included
Hull Construction Polyester Lying In Sales Harbour
Builder Contest Yachts, Medemblik, The Netherlands Designer Georg Nissen
LOA 13.5 metres LWL  metres
Deaft 2.1 metres Beam 4.1 metres
Displacement Approx. 13,5 tonnes Ballast Approx. 4.9 tonnes
Engine(s) Engine Horsepower 100 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Fuel Tankage  litres


Well equipped blue water cruiser

JO-ANNE is a Contest 44CS still in the hands of her first and only user. She has sailed around the globe and has proven to be a reliable and fast center cockpit cruiser. Her solar panels and Duogen wind/water generator offer electric independence in a "green solution". Navigation and communication equipment are extensive. She has just been thoroughly polished and looks like she only has sailed on fresh water. If you are planning a fast and safe circumnavigation JO-ANNE is the yacht that will offer you this.

Shape: Vacuum infused roundbilged hull in gelcoat white with blue striping, new gelshield streatment.
Rudder: Semi balanced rudder in skeg
Steering system: Withlock rack & pinion steering system, leather grip on steering wheel
Windows: Thermopane windows in superstructure.
Load displacement (kg): Approx. 13,5 tonnes
Ballast (kg): Approx. 4.9 tonnes
Vertical clearance (m): Approx. 21 metres
Build Nr.: 44314
CE code: CE-A, unlimited ocean going voyages

Material, colours: Spacious interior with handcrafted teak joinery
Upholstery, curtains: Bue cloth upholstery
Saloons: Saloon
Cabins: Large guest cabin forward with V-Berth, Owners cabin aft with large centreline French Berth
Berths: 4 in cabins en 1 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 2 metres
Cooking device: Techimpex 3-burner stove with oven
Other: Beautiful handcrafted teak interior with lots of daylight coming in, galley with corian worktop, ensuite bathrooms with forward and owners cabin, both heads equipped with seperate shower cabins, Many led lights in interior to reduce electric consumption, darkening/musquito rollo under hatch in aftcabin, curtains under deck hatches, multiple opening portholes, several lights in saloon and galley are in LED.

Engine, electrics, water
Power: 100 HP
Year built: 2003
Engine hours: 1.545 hours
Fuel tank: 315 Litres in stainless steel, extra 120L. capacity in 10L tanks in decklocker
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with 22" maxprop 3 bladed feathering propeller, 3 bladed fixed propeller as spare
Fuel consumption: Approx. 5L/h at 7 knots, 3.5L/h at 5 knots
Measuring instruments: RPM, oil pressure, temperature, and charging current
Voltage: 12V/220V
Operating panel: Professional control panel in saloon
Alternator: Dynamo on engine, extra 150Ah Balmar alternator
Wind generator: Duogen water/wind generator
Solar panel: Larger solar panel on top of bimini Capaciteit 20Ah/12V
Water pressure system: Electric water pressure system, mix taps in galley and heads
Warm water: 40L boiler in stainless steel
Water tank: Polyehtyleen 500L
Holding tank: 50L for aft head
Water maker: Spectra watermaker 26l/h (appr. 2006)
Shore power: Yes
Voltmeter: Yes
Tachometer: Yes
Water tank gauge: Yes, on control panel
Fuelmeter: Yes, on control panel
Other: Magnetronic battery monitoring system

Rig and sails
Type: Sloop rigged with 2-pairs of spreaders
Spars, stays: Seldèn aluminium mast, boom, boomvang and spi-pole, isolated backstay
Winches: Andersen S.S. winches for genoa (electric), 2 x manual ST for ATS, 2 x halyard ST, 1 x boomvang,
Genoa: De Vries Sails in heavy duty dacron (2009)
Genoa reefing system: Furlex manual genoa reefing system
Halfwinder: De Vries Assymetric Touring Spinnaker with stripper, halyard and sheets
Other: Removable cutterstay with tensioner, cutter sail de Vries Sails (2011)

Navigation and electronics
Rudder indicator: On autopilot
Weatherfax/Navtex: Furuno 300NX
Radio receiver: Kenwood transceiver (2005) with Pactor.
Charts, pilots: Extensive electronic chart library
Other: Raymarine ST60 Graphic at companionway and chart table, Vesper Marine AIS.

Windlass: Lewmar electric windlass, 75mtr. chain,
Covers: Lazybag for mainsail in blue (2014)
Swimming ladder: Stainless steel and teak
Swimming platform: Teak on bathing platform, hot & cold shower at stern
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: Stainless steel pull and push pit, 2 wires, opening gates on both sides
Tender: Zodiac RIB (2004)
Outboard engine: Yamaha 2.5HP 4-stroke (2004)
Other: Foldable cockpit table in teak, Diving equipment (bottle, diving suits, lead, many spare parts like waterpump, blocks etc. etc.

CE certification: CE-A, Ocean going voyages
Radar reflector: Cyclops II
Flares: Yes, not checked
Life jackets, harnesses: Lifelines for deck
Gas bottle locker: Yes, with space for 2 bottles (2 aluminium bottles come with the yacht)
Other: Harness eyes in cockpit, 2 horse shoe life buoys on push pit.

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate, at this own expense, to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. The vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.