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Contest 45CS Standard is a Cruising sailboat built by Conyplex and designed by Georg Nissen Yacht Design. Her first hull was built in 2005 with an overall lengh of 13.7 m or 44.11 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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CONTEST 45CS STANDARD Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft13.7 m / 44.11 ft
Builder(s)Conyplex B.V.
Designer(s)Georg Nissen Yacht Design
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2005
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel fin with bulb
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitCenter cockpit
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 19/20
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal420 L / 111 gal
Ballast Ratio0.38


Overall Length (LOA) 13.7 m / 44.11 ft
Hull Length13.7 m / 44.11 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.64 m / 38.2 ft
Beam (width)4.1 m / 13.6 ft
Draft1.95 m / 6.5 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 13500 kg / 29762 lb
Ballast Weight5100 kg / 11244 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.28 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)242
Ballast Ratio0.38
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement18.17 m²/T / 196 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL21.08 m / 69.2 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars (carbon fiber spars as an option)
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire discontinuous
Upwind Sail Area103 m² / 1109 ft²
Mainsail Area54 m² / 581 ft²
Genoa Area49 m² / 527 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity286 L / 75.6 gal

Below Deck