Contessa 26 GRP Cruiser

Lovely folk boat lines. Pedigree Yacht. 2001 Beta 13.5Hp diesel

  • This boat has been sold. It is no longer available.
Vessel Name“Tessa of Tamar”
BuilderJeremy Rogers Yachts of Lymington
DesignerDavid Sadler
No. Engines1
Engine ModelBeta
Engine Power13.5hp
Fuel TypeDiesel
Drive TypeShaft
Length Overall25'6"
Hull MaterialGRP
Hull ColourBottle Green
Keel TypeFin Keel
Fuel CapacityApprox 12 gallons
Water CapacityApprox 12 gallons
Displacement5 tonnes approx
Small Ships RegSSR05985


  • Full teak lockable three slotted lifting boards with vent, leading to two steps over engine bay and one fixed into cabin.
  • Bracket mounted fire extinguisher.
  • Bracket mounted fog horn.
  • To port and starboard interior teak grab rails fitted to cabin roof.
  • Four teak lockers flush fitting various, storage equipment.
  • Raised lifting area, for storage of maps and map reading.
  • Navico Axis RT1400 VHF Radio.
  • Full electrical switch panel.
  • Techimpex two ring gas hob with grill and oven.
  • Stainless steel round sink with pump action tap.
  • Six curtain windows to port and starboard.
  • Two vinyl single berths to port and starboard.
  • Full access to secure engine hatch, access to engine sea cock.
  • Compass.
  • Internal cabin lights.
  • Beta marine engine ignition to starboard side.
  • Starboard side under berth battery fitted with isolator switch.
  • Starboard side cupboard housing main and jib sails.
  • Portside cupboard housing Plastimo pump action sea toilet.
  • Forward double berth with large smoked glass escape deck hatch.
  • Storage under berth.
  • Two grab handles either side of cabin steps.
  • Two stainless steel Vetus deck breathers.


  • Stainless steel bow roller, stainless steel pulpit fitted with navigational lights.
  • Teak trim gunnel.
  • Four aluminium deck cleats, large bow anchor fitted in sockets.
  • Large smoked glass deck hatch to double berth.
  • Three deck port windows, three starboard side windows.
  • Full rigging, stainless steel pulpit with fitted stanchions right back to stainless steel pushpit.
  • Teak grab rails on deck to port and starboard.
  • Antal W7 reefing fitted to port and starboard.
  • Large cockpit trimmed in teak.
  • Four aluminium deck cleats, large teak rudder with teak extended tiller arm.
  • Bracket on pushpit to house auxiliary engine.
  • Portside throttle controls.
  • Raymarine depth sounder.
  • Various storage areas in cockpit housing gas bottle and various rigging ropes.
  • Full warps and fenders.


The yacht was re-engined in 2001 and serviced on a regular basis, engine hours are approximately 200. A new main sail and jib was purchased in 2005. Plus original main and jib, also kept in sail bags within forward locker. File available with service history, invoices etc.


These details are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. They are based on information provided by the current owner(s) and observation. Prospective purchasers are strongly advised to have an independent survey carried out to satisfy themselves as to the condition of the vessel, its inventory, and the information contained herein. These details are not intended to, and do not, form any part of any current or future contract. In this transaction we are acting as Brokers only. All sales subject to contract. No guarantee is given or implied as to the condition or legal title. No appliances or systems have been tested. All measurements stated are approximate.

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Chart references
Admiralty Folio - SC5601 East Devon & Dorset Coast, Exmouth to Christchurch
Imray Chart 2300.6 River Exe