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Contest 72CS Standard is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Conyplex and designed by Georg Nissen Yacht Design. Her first hull was built in 2012 with an overall lengh of 21.8 m or 71.6 ft long and a Keel stepped mast mast configuration.

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CONTEST 72CS STANDARD Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft21.8 m / 71.6 ft
Builder(s)Conyplex B.V.
Designer(s)Georg Nissen Yacht Design
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2012
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel fin with bulb
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitTwin cockpit (center and closed aft)
Ballast TypeCast iron fin with lead bulb
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 9/10
Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal1018 L / 268.9 gal
Ballast Ratio0.37


Overall Length (LOA) 21.8 m / 71.6 ft
Hull Length21.8 m / 71.6 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)18.99 m / 62.4 ft
Beam (width)5.7 m / 18.8 ft
Draft2.8 m / 9.2 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 44300 kg / 97665 lb
Ballast Weight16500 kg / 36376 lb


Critical Hull Speed10.58 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)183
Ballast Ratio0.37
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement20.93 m²/T / 225 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutKeel stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL31.2 m / 102.5 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders3
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars (carbon fiber spars as an option)
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire discontinuous
Upwind Sail Area262 m² / 2820 ft²
Mainsail Area133 m² / 1432 ft²
Genoa Area129 m² / 1389 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power225 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity1700 L / 449.1 gal