Comprehensively equipped for Mediterranean cruising, Emblem is a 40yr old Contessa 32 built by Jeremy Rogers in 1979 and now based in Vliho on Lefkas Island in Greece. Progressively upgraded, she is an ideal cruising yacht for 2 people in comfort or even single handed and with the renowned sailing abilities and seagoing qualities that Contessa 32s can offer, she can still outpace most of her contemporaries at any point of sail other than a run. This yacht will turn heads where ever she goes.
|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
|Location:||Vliho, Lefkas Ionian Islands Greece [ Map ]|
|Fit Out:||Continuous over 20yrs|
|Registry:||UK small ships register|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Yanmar 3YM20|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||9.75m|
|Length at waterline:||24' 6"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Hull type:||long keel with shorn foot|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||40 Litres|
|Water capacity:||250 Litres|
|Holding tank capacity:||30 Litres|
The engine was fitted by the agents in Bodrum Turkey in 2014. it has been maintained since in Greece in Leros in the Deodecanes and Lefkas in the Ioanian. Total hours are just under 460hrs
General construction is to a high standard by Jeremy Rogers with extra strengthening stringers fitted to both sides of the hull in 2019.
Nominally 6 berths, though 4 would be more practicable. The port sea berth in the saloon converts into a small double with infill cushion.
New 15kg Rocna anchor (2019) with 70m of 9mm anodized chain attached to Loflans windlass with Quick chain counter handset, mounted on the foredeck.
New Seago 240 Airdeck inflatable dinghy (2019) with 3.5hp Mariner 4 stroke outboard (2019), which is mounted on the pushpit.
Avon 4 man liferaft mounted in a metal cradle in front of the mast.
Roller reefed genoa.
Cruising chute, barely used, which collapses into its own sock for raising and lowering.
All standing rigging and running rigging in good condition with a fully battened mainsail with triple reefs that flakes into a boom mounted sail bag via lazy jacks.
Blue sprayhood with new windows
All winches are in working condition with reef lines led back to the cockpit.
Teak layed cockpit seats with a teak grate on the cockpit sole. Cockpit cushions (2018) are available when harbour.
A stainless steel framed fixed bimini provides cockpit shade, which can be increased all around for harbour use.
Solbian semi flexible solar panel (2017) is attached to the Bimini canvas via Velcro and studs.
Aerogen 4 wind generator is fixed to the stainless steel goal posts
Varnished renovable cockpit table clips onto the wooden varnishe tiller for harbour use.
Teak slatted passerelle normally clipped to the side rail can be attached to the push pit or the bow position in harbour, which has a universal joint and wheels.
Shore power cable with fittings and multiple sockets
5kg kedge anchor with 50m of floating rode can be used to attach a line ashore when at anchor.
New Yanmar 3YM20 diesel engine (2014) with less than 460 running hours, works through a straight drive shaft and Volvo seal unit to a fixed 3 blade bronze propeller. The engine gives about 5.5kts at 2100 rpm using just over 1ltr of fuel per hour.
The sole has extra stringers to strengthen both sides of the hull for hauling out.
A modified galley(2019) incorporates a fully insulated 2 hatch fridge using an isotherm power unit, with a gas hob and extra draw space below for kitchen equipment. 6 place setting for crockery and cutlery is included with carbonate glasses of various sizes.
A colorifier is placed in the cockpit locker for hot and cold water when in harbour.
Half sized chard table with hinged lid allows access to the chart stowage which includes Imray splashproof chart covering many parts of Greece, the Aegean and Turkey.
3 x 75amp/hr wet sealed batteries (2017) are fitted beneath the chart table seat. 2 are dedicated to the domestics while one is for the engine start, windlass and bilge pump.
All lights have LED bulbs.
Saloon seats and cushions are fitted out in terra cotta draylon
50gal fresh water tank is located in the keel with an additional 35ltr tank under the forepeak bunks. Fresh water is distributed through the boat by an electric pump
The holding tank is mounted also in the forepeak, which can be emptied at sea via an electric macerator pum located in the wet locker.
The heads can be completely enclosed by zipped roll up plastic curtain to provide a shower cubicle in harbour.
There is a 4 man life raft stowed on the coach roof in a metal cradle in front of the mast. Further aft in the cockpit there is a Dan Buoy attached to a horse shoe rescue float as well as a sling strop on a long line for assisting people back on board the boat. Below decks there are 3 life jackets with fitted harnesses that attach to hard points around the boat with an umbilical cord. Two jack stays are fitted along each side deck up to the fore deck.