2002 Contest 48CS “II Audeacious” - built by Conyplex, designed by Georg Nissen and Dick Zaal is a proven blue-water cruising yacht that has been sailed from Europe to Australia by her current owners before she was shipped back to Europe. Her layout both above and below decks works very well for long term live-aboard cruising and she is well equipped for this purpose.

Competitively priced and ready for immediate delivery , viewing highly recommended.


  • Boat Make / Model: Contest 48CS
  • Boat Length: 14.7 feet
  • Year: 2002
  • Located: Hamble
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine: Volvo Penta TAMD22P
  • Fuel Type: diesel

General Description

“II Audeacious” has three cabins (2 doubles and one twin bunk cabin), two heads with separate shower stalls, saloon and a companionway style galley. All cabins have electric ventilation fans.


On deck the hydraulic In-mast furling main with hydraulic outhaul, electric winches and Genoa roller furling allow her to be easily sailed by one person from the safe confines of the centre cockpit. There are two lazarette’s which provide ample deck stowage, a large chain locker forward and dinghy on davits.


The galley work surfaces are made from Corian with twin insert stainless steel basins. There is stainless steel grab handle and Galley strap fitted below the wooden fiddle. A top loading freezer and an upright stainless steel fridge. There is a three burner Force 10 gimballing stove and oven. In addition there is a Russel Hobbs microwave.


The deck saloon has a large table and built in seating and an extendable saloon table and a large chart table to port.



  • GRP with a balsa core to both hull and deck.
  • Wing Keel (1.8m draft)
  • Skeg hung rudder
  • Hull painted with Awl-Grip
  • Teak laid decks (recently sanded and some caulking replaced)
  • Stainless steel pushpit with fold down wooden corner seats
  • Stainless steel pulpit, stanchions and guard wires
  • Interior finished in varnished teak
  • Cabin sole finished in traditional teak and holly

Rigging and Sails

Rigging and Sails

  • Proctor Sloop rig with painted hydraulic in mast furling and two sets of spreaders
  • Boom - Proctor white painted
  • Spinnaker pole mounted on the front of the mast.
  • Raymarine Radar with stainless steel protection fitted to the mast
  • Stainless steel wire standing rigging
  • Backstay tensioner
  • Insulated backstay for SSB antenna
  • Selden Furlex manual furling system for Genoa
  • Furling line lead aft to a Lewmar 44 self-tailing winch in the cockpit
  • Removable inner forestay and check stays
  • Cockpit light fitted in the underside of the boom
  • Boom vang is a ridged Proctor screw system that supports the boom when not in use
  • Flag halyards on the first spreader
  • Masthead Anchor light 360 white
  • Masthead Tri Colour
  • Steaming light
  • Foredeck light
  • Cyclops -11 Radar reflector


  • Furling Genoa
  • Furling mainsail
  • Cruising Chute
  • Staysail for Inner forestay



  • Shore power
  • 220 Volt AC power outlets throughout the yacht’s interior from shore power or by inverter
  • Shore power
  • 12-volt engine and generator start system and batteries.
  • 12-volt house batteries
  • Engine Start Battery (2021)
  • Victron Battery charger inverter 220 v/ 75 amp / 1600 w Inverter operated through a Phoenix control panel by the chart table.
  • 105-amp hour 12-volt alternator fitted to main engine to charge house batteries
  • Victron Pallas 220vAC to 12-volt 50 amps Battery charger.
  • Cruisair reverse cycle 12,000 BTU air-conditioning unit to supply the saloon
  • 4 x Electric Safe Furnace blower heaters (1 each cabin and one in saloon)
  • 2 x PAR electric marine heads
  • 12-volt lights throughout accommodation
  • Magnetronic DCC-4000 Battery-Control-System

 Domestic Electronics

  • Eumenia Sparmeister 802 washer dryer fitted to aft heads
  • Russell Hobbs microwave in the galley
  • Sony CD radio to Main Saloon with built in speakers
  • External speakers built into cockpit coaming
  • CD Radio to fore cabin with built in speakers
  • CD/radio to bunk cabin with pod speakers
  • Fan to bunk cabin
  • 2x fans to aft cabin
  • Fan to forward cabin
  • Extractor fans fitted to shower stalls
  • CD/radio to aft cabin with built in speakers
  • JVC CD stacker in aft cabin hanging locker
  • TV locker in aft cabin with TV aerial and 220-volt power
  • Watermaker fitted under saloon seating

Mechanical equipment


  • Volvo Penta TAMD 22 4 Cylinders 100hp/74kw with HS25 gearbox
  • Cooling system with a heat exchanger
  • Two Separ KWA 50 MK Primary fuel filters and water separators fitted with alarm to detect water in fuel one for the main engine and one for the genset. Alarm light fitted to engine instrument panel in cockpit.
  • 3 Bladed folding Maxprop fitted to shaft
  • Fisher Panda 6 /5.5 KW generator (1879.7 hours)
  • Sleipner 10CV/12V bow thruster - New Battery (2021)
  • Simpson Lawrence electric Anchor windlass with cockpit and deck switches
  • Bauer Electric Dive Compressor fitted in bunk cabin under lower berth
  • Whitlock pedestal with solid link steering
  • Spare fixed blade propeller
  • Lewmar Commander 200 hydraulic pump and tank for in mast furling system
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric Bilge Pump

Electronic Equipment


Cockpit Navigation instruments

  • Over the companionway
  • Raymarine ST60 – analogue wind
  • Raymarine ST60 Close hauled wind
  • Raymarine ST60 Multi
  • Raymarine ST60 Speed
  • Raymarine ST60 Graphic
  • Raymarine RL 90-C radar plotter repeater screen (stbd side of compaionway area)
  • Raymarine ST60 Pilot control at helm
  • VHF Handset and speaker port side by helm

Chart Table

  • Shipmate RS8300 VHF speaker
  • Icom IC-M054 VHF radio
  • VHF speaker
  • Icom IC-M803 SSB radio
  • Icom Speaker
  • Raymarine autopilot remote control
  • Raymarine C90-w Radar / Plotter
  • Raymarine i70 Multi-Function
  • McMurdo 406 MHz EPIRB
  • Raytheon 120 GPS/SD
  • Wand flexible chart light
  • Masthead R and R Pacific  antenna GSM/VHF/TV/AM-FM/SSB/ Weatherfax

Deck Equipment

Deck equipment

  • 30 kg Bugel (Wasi) anchor with 85 m of stainless steel 10mm chain
  • 2 x Lewmar 44 self-tailing halyard winches on mast
  • Spinnaker pole track is fitted with a captive line system to allow the pole to be stowed vertically on the mast
  • Spinlock jammers on both sides for the halyards
  • There are cleats fitted to the mast for flag halyards
  • There are staysail /cutter sheet track on the deck
  • Genoa sheet cars are controlled via tag lines lead aft to the cockpit via tuning blocks with jammers
  • Jackstay fixing eyes abaft the anchor windless deck switches
  • Lewmar Ocean genoa sheet turning blocks
  • The gunwale has spinnaker guy fixing points and Spinnaker sheet blocks on tracks
  • Side deck mounted genoa furling line Spinlock jammer on the port side deck
  • 2 x Lewmar 58 self-tailing electric primary winches
  • Simpson 100kg stainless steel davits to the transom
  • Novalift outboard motor crane fitted to pushpit
  • Stainless steel and teak outboard bracket fitted to pushpit
  • Stainless steel Magma Bar-B-Q fitted to pushpit
  • Aluminum and teak boarding ladder
  • Danforth kedge anchor with rode stowed on a stainless-steel spool mounted on the pushpit rail
  • 2 x Horseshoe life belts with lights stowed on pushpit
  • Pushpit mounted life sling
  • Sprayhood with opening window
  • Bimini on stainless steel frame
  • Teak cockpit tables
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Stainless steel boarding / swimming ladder
  • Hot and cold shower at the transom sugar scoop
  • Gas Locker on transom
  • Zodiac Rib
  • 8hp 2 stroke Yamaha outboard and plastic fuel tank
  • Sea Anchor


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Stewart Oliver

Mobile +44 (0)7771 766651

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