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SOLD: 1972 Contessa 26 Hull #27

“LITTLE MINUTE” IS FOR SALE. A Contessa 26 completely restored by a very talented master craftsman to better than original construction.
This boat underwent a two year out of water complete rebuild. Everything on this boat was rebuilt, strengthened, or replaced.

This restoration includes the following:
• Decks professionally re-cored
• Bottom barrier coated with 5 coats of Interprotect
• Hull, 5 coats of Perfection 2 part polyurethane
• Decks, 3 coats of Perfection 2 part polyurethane
• Rebuilt mast interior support beam
• New teak toe rail and hull to deck joint redone and strengthened
• New teak rudder cap assembly and tiller
• All exterior teak is new (see pictures)
• New Lewmar centre hatch
• New Lexan in all ports
• All deck fittings re-bedded with stainless backer plates
• Interior wood completely replaced including bulkheads
• All cushions replaced with new upholstery and foam
• New Origo gimballed alcohol stove
• New 120 volt shore power system including a new panel
• 12 volt system: 2 new DC panels, new marine grade wiring, two recent 12V batteries and built in battery charger
LED navigation and interior lighting
• All new electronics: Raymarine VHF, speed, depth, and autopilot ST2000
• Plumbing-All new items: bronze seacocks, hoses, stainless steel sink, Fyn Spray faucet, manual and electric bilge pumps
• All new standing and running rigging, turn buckles, and SS chain plates
• New Harken traveller and mainsheet system
• New double life lines
• Custom bow roller
• New Harken #32 two speed self tailing winches
• Sails: full battened main (good), 150 genoa (good), 120 genoa (new 2009), 90 Jib (new 2009) asymmetrical spinnaker (excellent)
• Kubota 6HP diesel with low hours, new aluminium fuel tank, Racor separator/filter, new Vetus waterlock exhaust and hosing, and new raw water strainer
• Anchor, 100’ anchor rode, all safety equipment, and cockpit cushions included.

Boat is located on Presqu’ile Bay Lake Ontario. See the listing in for pictures. There is more to this list, so please call or email for more information.