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Contest 44CS 'Heiltje'

  • Dimensions13.5 x 4.1 x 1.8m
  • Year of build2004
  • DesignerGeorg Nissen
  • CategorySailing yacht
  • LocationMedemblik - NL
  • BuilderContest Yachts, Medemblik, The Netherlands


Quality blue water cruiser in very good condition

The Contest 44CS is well known for it's comfortable and fast passage making. Her combination of comfort and performance make her an much sought after yacht. "Heiltje" is equipped with all the comfort you will need during both short as well as extended sailing trips. Amongst her list of options are hydraulic in-mast furling system, hydraulic furling genoa, generator, electric winches, heating system and a complete set of navigation equipment. She has a refurbished teakdek (2017) and has been well maintained by her current owner and is all ready to set sail with a new owner. We warmly invite you to visit her. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details! 


  • Manufacturer
  • Model
  • Boat name


  • Beam
    4.1 metres  
  • Draft
    1.8 metres  
  • L.o.a.
    13.5 metres  


  • Designer
    Georg Nissen  
  • Builder
    Contest Yachts, Medemblik, The Netherlands  
  • Year
  • Hull construction
  • Hull type
    Roundbilged vacuum infused sandwich hull in Majestic blue with silver striping  
  • Superstructure
  • Deck construction
    Teak on GRP, teakdek has been refurbished in September 2017  
  • Keel type
    Wing keel  
  • Ballast
    Approx. 5.200 kg  
  • Displacement
    Approx. 13.500 kg  


  • Cruising speed
    Approx. 7.5 knots (under engine)  
  • Max speed
    Approx. 8 knots (under engine)  
  • Horse power
    100 HP / 74 kW  
  • Engine manufacturer
    Yanmar 4JH3 HTE  


  • Cabins
    Large guest cabin forward with V-Berth, owners cabin in aft with large centreline french berth and sprung slats  
  • Berths
  • Toilet

Rig sails

  • Type
    Sloop rigged  
  • Rig
    Hall white painted hydraulic stowaway mast and Hall white painted boom with cockpit light  
  • Winches
    2x electric Anderson 52ST and 2x Anderson 46STFS (gennaker), halyard winches on mast  
  • Mainsail
    De Vries vertically battened Dyneema main sail (2004)  
  • Mainsail reefing system
    Hydraulic in-mast furling system  
  • Genoa
    De Vries furling genoa with UV-ply  
  • Genua reefing system
    Hydraulic furling genoa system  
  • Halvewinder bollejan
    Cruising chute with snuffer (2004)