1995 Contest CC Cutter

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Class Sails
Category Cruisers
Year 1995
Make Contest
Length 46'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location St. Petersburg, FL
Recent Major Upgrades


  • Chainplates and standing rigging replaced, Spring 2018. SSMR and Elite Marine
  • New running rigging, Spring 2018. SSMR
  • Bottom stripped and resealed, new paint. Spring 2018, Elite marine.
  • Teak decks removed and New fiberglass deck, 2016. Yachts Solutions, Cortez, FL
  • Keel fuel tank filled and sealed, removed from system, 2016. Yachts Solutions




This CONTEST 46, is a three private stateroom, two full head, center cockpit cutter.  The interior is satin teak with teak and holly cabin sole. The aft master cabin has a center line queen, full head with separate shower stall.  The main salon has a dinette to port and navigation station to starboard.  Forward of the main salon to port is an over-under stateroom, opposite another full head with large separate shower stall. Forward is a V berth.




  • B&G Hydra 330 system: analog wind angle, magnified wind, water depth and boat speed in cockpit
  • Two Digital Hydra FFDs (Full Function Displays) in cockpit and at nav station

  • B&G Hydra autopilot with Halcyon 3 fluxgate electronic compass 

  • Furuno 1831 radar
  • Garmin 4008 GPS Chartplotter, 2009

  • Icom 802 HF Marine SSB radio transceiver

  • Garmin 300VHF radio transceiver with additional cockpit speaker and plug-in control, 2012

  • AIS vessel warning system, SI-Tex
  • Sirius marine weather system
  • Pactor 3 modem for Winlink or Sailmail
  • Sony AM/FM radio/CD player with additional Sony 10 CD changer. Twin speakers in saloon and cockpit




  • 4 X 2 *** gel house batteries providing a nominal 420 ah @24 volt
  • 2 X 1 *** gel engine start batteries @ 24v
  • All batteries new in 2016
  • One 12 volt *** gel light and instrument battery
  • One 12 volt *** gel generator start battery
  • Innovative Energy Systems DS 1000 desulphator
  • Dual alternators with Heart Smart Regulator, main is Balmar 24 volt. 2016

  • Max Charge MC 624 voltage regulator. 2016
  • Magnetronic DCC4000 battery control system
  • Mastervolt DC and AC remote power control panels Mastervolt 24/75 battery charger
  • Mastervolt 24/2500 inverter
  • Fischer Panda 6000 240V 50 hz generator, approx. 1100 hrs, 2006
  • Air Breeze 24 volt wind generator. 2014
  • Kyocera 250 Watt 24 volt solar panel, KD 2506x-LFB. 2014
  • Galvanic isolator, DEI 6I-30AFSP
  • 220-240 volt custom shore power cable with Smartplug connection to boat, various pigtails

  • Blue Sea VSM 422 systems monitor.
  • Simran 3000 watt step-down transformer 240 volts AC-110 volts AC

  • One 110 volt AC battery trickle charger





The galley is located to port and aft of the main salon in the passageway to the aft master stateroom.  Stove, oven, microwave oven, freezer and fridge.

  • Frigiboat 24 volt upright fridge, air cooled, new 2013
  • Frigiboat 24 volt chest freezer, water cooled
  • Techimpex three-burner stove and oven with solenoid switch for gas
  • Siemens 240 volt 800 watt microwave

  • Corian counter tops
  • Stainless steel sinks
  • Two 5 lb. propane tanks, in vented deck locker
  • Misc. 240 volt appliances including toaster, and vacuum cleaner

  • Microwave
  • Portable stick blender



Propulsion / Running Gear
  • Perkins model: M130R 125 horsepower six-cylinder, fresh-water-cooled diesel with approximately 3800 hours
  • Switchable Separate fuel prefilters. Aux fuel filters are Separ brand.

  • ZF45A-1.5 hydraulic gearbox (new September, 2007)

  • 45 mm stainless steel drive shaft

  • Easylok shaft brake, 2012

  • Brunton Autoprop model H9-570 (new September, 2008)

  • Whitlock Mamba steering

  • Emergency tiller



Sails and Rigging


  • Selden anodized aluminum mast, 71 ft. above waterline
  • Selden boom.
  • Selden Rodkicker vang.
  • Hood mainsail, Dyneema reinforced with Furlin electric reefing, reefing motor replaced 2016.
  • Hood #1 genoa with Furlex reefing
  • Hood staysail with Furlex reefing
  • Cruising spinnaker with manual furler
  • Spinnaker pole and fittings




  • Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP, Fiberglass) to Lloyds specifications
  • Dyneema reinforced bow section
  • 25 HP hydraulic bow thruster
  • Teak hard dodger and glass with 2 windscreen washer/wipers
  • Two Lewmar #58 electric winches
  • One Lewmar #44 electric winch
  • Two Lewmar #40 manual winches
  • All Lewmar tracks and cars
  • Triple stainless steel rails aft of port and starboard entry gates
  • Triple stainless steel lifelines forward of entry gates to pulpit
  • Lewmar V4/V5 hydraulic windlass (new February, 2007) motor

  • Delta 20 kg galvanized anchor
  • 60 lb galvanized claw anchor
  • 2 galvanized Danforth anchors carried in custom stern holders
  • 100 meters of 10 mm ISO galvanized chain (re-galvanized in August, 2007)
  • Lewmar chain stopper, uninstalled at present time
  • 2 300 ft 5/8 nylon rodes, each with 40 ft of 10 mm. chain
  • Salt water deck washdown pump
  • Bimini over center cockpit with removeable sun shades
  • Removable teak boards in cockpit with Sunbrella cushions
  • Folding cockpit table
  • Two folding stainless steel and teak seats aft
  • Stainless steel dinghy davits
  • Forespar dinghy motor lift

  • Edson dinghy motor rail bracket

  • Stern swimming ladder
  • Hot and cold shower on aft platform
  • Nylon webbing reel mounted aft decks
  • Sea anchor/drogue

  • 30 meter heaving line

  • Two jack lines

  • Two custom made shade awnings

  • Seven fenders (bumpers) and two fender boards

  • One 12 volt DC compressor for fender/bumper inflation


Water, Head, other systems/appliances


  • HRO System 9/400 AC watermaker, 16 gal/hr, with fresh water flush.
  • Webasto DW80 diesel heater with air ducting to all cabins
  • Frigiboat reverse cycle 240 volt 50 hz air conditioner in aft cabin
  • Eumenia Sparmeister 800 washer/dryer.  Not used since 2009

  • Isotemp 40 litre hot water tank, 240 volt element for Webasto heater

  • 25 US gallon holding tank aft and 18 US gallon holding tank fwd, both plumbed with deck pump-out or direct discharge




  • Revere Coastal Commander 2.0 6 person liferaft, new January 2017
  • McMurdo Precision 406 mhz EPIRB, registered with NOAA
  • Four Crewsaver Crewfit 40 auto inflate lifejackets, with lights, whistles, harnesses and tethers
  • 5 regular life coastal jackets
  • Flares to USCG specification
  • Two horseshoe life rings
  • Two jack lines
  • Four dry chemical fire extinguisher
  • Two electric and one manual bilge pump
  • Soft wood plugs for all through hulls
  • Lifesling




  • Two Di Blasi folding bicycles
  • Misc. 240 volt tools including drill, saw, and sander
  • 3 Explorer Chartbooks of the Bahamas
  • 4 Maptech Chartbooks of the U.S. East Coast
  • Weatherfax software
  • One torque wrench
  • Two 5 gallon emergency water containers
  • One teak chair
  • Selection of metric tools
  • CFL boat alarm system
  • Bosuns Chair

  • Two West Marine Down the Hatch wind scoops

  • 2-24 volt high intensity spotlights with cockpit plug in

  • Selection of spare parts and extras
  • Steaming cone
  • Anchor ball



Preferred Yachts 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.

Co-Brokerage Agreement
Preferred Yachts offers this listing on a 50-50 split with corresponding Florida licensed brokerages. Brokers unlicensed in Florida must contact listing broker to make arrangements that comply with Florida law.

Contact Information

Call Bo Brown, Central Listing Agent .  Direct number: 727-408-1027



Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Bridge Clearance
Max Draft
Electrical Circuit
Fuel Tank Capacity
Fuel Tank Material
Stainless Steel
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
Fresh Water Tank Material
Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Capacity
Engine Make Perkins
Engine Model M130R
Engine Year 1995
Total Power 125hp
Engine Hours 3800
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
Electrical Equipment
Shore Power Inlet
220-240 volt Smartplug
Fischer Panda 6000 240V, 1100,
Mastervolt 24/2500
Garmin 300, Addnl cockpit speaker
Wind Speed and Direction
B&G Hydra 330
B&G Hydra with Halcyon 3 fluxgate
Garmin 4008, 2009
B&G Hydra 330
B&G Hydra 330
Furuno 1831
Garmin 4008, 2009
CD Player
Genoa Cover
Cockpit Cover
Bimini Top
Steering Wheel
Spinnaker Pole
Electric Winch
Furling Genoa
Hood and Furling Staysail
Furling Mainsail
Hood In Mast
Outside Equipment/Extras
Wind Generator
Air Breeze 24 volt, 2014
Cockpit Shower
Stern Swim Platform
Cockpit Table
Revere Coastal Commander 2.0 6 person liferaft, new January 2017
Swimming Ladder
Sugar scoop stern with swim platform
Outboard Engine Brackets
Solar Panel
Kyocera 250 watt, 24 volt, 2014
Cockpit Cushions
Inside Equipment
Electric Bilge Pump
Two, one is for aft sump
Frigiboat 24 volt Upright, air cooled, new in 2013
Bow Thruster
25 hp hydraulic
Techimpex 3 burner stove and oven
Washing Machine
Eumenia Sparmeister 800 washer/dryer
Webasto DW80 diesel heater
Fresh Water Maker
HRO System 9/400
Battery Charger
Mastervolt DC and AC remote power control panels Mastervolt 24/75 battery charger
Hot Water
Isotemp 40 litre
Deep Freezer
Frigiboat 24 volt chest, water cooled
Air Compressor
Air Conditioning
Microwave Oven
Siemens 240 volt 800 watt
Manual Bilge Pump
1995 Contest CC Cutter

A Rare Opportunity to purchase a world cruising yacht.  The only Contest in it's size and year range in the US!   Call. Come by. Take a look.  Make an offer.  We are ready to sell!

Built in the Netherlands, this boat has cruised The Med, made the trans-Atlantic to the U.S. on its own hull, did extensive seasonal Bahamas cruising for many years.  This is the perfect boat to circumnavigate or do extensive coastal cruising in the U.S. or abroad.

Major recent upgrades

    New chain plates (2018)

    Bottom taken down to gel coat, epoxy barrier coat and new bottom paint (2018)

    Re-built steering quadrant (2018)

    New Running Rigging (2018)

    Teak decks removed and re-placed with fiberglass (2016)

    Keel fuel tank filled and sealed, removed from system (2016)


Key Features Include...

Radar, AIS, Single Side Band, Fischer Panda Generator, Kyocera 250 Watt 24 volt solar panel, HRO System 9/400 Watermaker, Eumenia Sparmeiser 800 Washer/Dryer, In-Mast furling main, 25 HP hydraulic bow thruster, and MUCH, MUCH MORE.  

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