Contest 32 CS

1978 — 1985
Designer
Dick Zaal
Builder
Contest Yachts - Conyplex
Associations
?
# Built
100
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
31 9 / 9.7 m
Waterline Length
25 7 / 7.8 m
Beam
10 10 / 3.3 m
Draft
5 2 / 1.6 m
Displacement
14,300 lbs / 6,486 kg
Ballast
6,380 lbs / 2,894 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
389 ft2 / 36.1 m2
Total Sail Area
389.4 ft2 / 36.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
181.2 ft2 / 16.8 m2
P
34 6 / 10.5 m
E
10 5 / 3.2 m
Mast Height
46 3 / 14.1 m
Foresail
Sail Area
208.3 ft2 / 19.4 m2
I
39 3 / 12 m
J
10 7 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
40 8 / 12.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
MD 17C
HP
36
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
48 gal / 182 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
77 gal / 291 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.79 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
10.56
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
44.62
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
377.85
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
33.16
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.79
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Sloop or Ketch.
Shallow draft: 4.25’


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