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Contest 250C is a Coastal cruising sailboat built by Conyplex and designed by Jac de Ridder Yacht Design. Her first hull was built in 1982 with an overall lengh of 7.5 m or 24.7 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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CONTEST 250C Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.5 m / 24.7 ft
Builder(s)Conyplex B.V.
Designer(s)Jac de Ridder Yacht Design
categoryCoastal cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built30
First Hull Built1982
Last Hull Built1985
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle transom hung rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 7/8
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)1
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal58 L / 15.3 gal
Ballast Ratio0.39


Overall Length (LOA) 7.5 m / 24.7 ft
Hull Length7.5 m / 24.7 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.25 m / 20.6 ft
Beam (width)2.75 m / 9 ft
Draft1.5 m / 4.11 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 1750 kg / 3858 lb
Maximum Displacement1750 kg / 3858 lb
Ballast Weight685 kg / 1510 lb


Critical Hull Speed6.07 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.30
Comfort Ratio14.65
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)203
Ballast Ratio0.39
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement23.62 m²/T / 254 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement37.74 m²/T / 406 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleNo spreader
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area34.3 m² / 369 ft²
Downwind Sail Area54.8 m² / 590 ft²
Mainsail Area15.8 m² / 170 ft²
Genoa Area18.5 m² / 199 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity45 L / 11.9 gal

Below Deck

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