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Contessa 26 - 1976 - Hull Number 169

Price: $5,950

Location: Kingston, Ontario

Contessa 26

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LOA: 25.60'

LWL: 20.00'

Beam: 7.60'

Draft: 4.00'

Disp: 5460 lbs.

Ballast: 2300 lbs.

Designer: Jeremy Rogers

Contruct: Fibreglass

Hull Description:Hull Number 169 - Green with white accents  

Pleasure Craft License - 50E97673

Make: JJ Taylor

Year - 1976

Model: Contessa 26

Engine: Petter Diesel - 6.6 HP

The Contessa 26 was donated to Brigantine Inc. to support traditional sail training for youth. This vessel is bare bones. Equipped with a Petter diesel marine engine, newer black anodized mast, boom and standing rigging. This vessel has sailed from the National Yacht Club in Toronto for many years before it was donated. It has no fancy electronics of dodger but otherwise a very clean solid vessel with average sails. All deck fittings and stanchions appear to be in good shape with no leaks. The previous owner had a stainless steel fabricating business and there are several clever stainless steel upgrades incorporated into the vessel.

Inventory ; Mainsail with double reefing points, storm jib, working jib, #1 genoa,  Blue interior sette cushions, cockpit cushions, double life lines, double stern pulpit, bow pulpit, Knot meter (needs rewiring),

                 halyard winch with handle and pouch, teak cockpit grating, fire extinguisher, two burnercounter top alcohol stove, mini galley stove, boat hook, wisker pole, boat hook, ir guide compass,

                 topping lift, 13 lb Danforth anchor, chain hawse, 100 feet nylon 3/8 rope, curtains, mainsail cover, hrose shoe life ring 9 (6 years old), storage cradle, VHF Mecca 2400 with Shakespeare antenna


Privateer Yacht Sales 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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