Contessa 26  The beautiful 1969 yacht “No Doubt”
I circumnavigated the Uk solo last summer in this beautiful little yacht. She has everything you need. She stars in my YouTube video The Neil WilliamsGallery, and is now lying up the Medina river past Cowes on The Isle of Wight. She was in good condition when I bought her for my circumnavigation and I made the following upgrades in 2023 - AIS send and receive - replaced old round front hatch with new square hatch for light and to ensure watertight. -new self steering Raymarine St 2000+ -good Epirb fitted The engine is a Volvo Penta MD2010. I had its cooling system replaced in June 202... read more

Length: 26'
Location:River Medina, Cowes Isle of Wight UK
Price: £10,500 Tax Paid
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ID: 754255  (Private)
Posted: 2 days ago

Contessa 26
Contessa 26   £9,750
Contessa 26 'Hot Chocolate' is a considerable way through her restoration which so far includes: New (0 hours)Beta 14 engine with all the associated fittings and new hoses throughout. New control panel and morse control New engine beds. New stern tube, shaft, stern gland. New Darglow Featherstream 3 bladed prop Engine hardware alone worth over £7000 Very dry hull faired and epoxy coated. Brand new windows and tannoy vents. New varnished tiller New Cockpit grating Reconditioned rudder with new wooden cheeks. Original Proctor mast and boom in fair condition. ... read more

Length: 26'
Location:Lymington Hampshire UK
Price: £9,750 Including VAT
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ID: 732746  (Private)
Posted: 3 days ago

Project Contessa 26
Project Contessa 26   £1,000
An opportunity to buy a classic 1960s Contessa 26. She comes with the beautiful classic lines and heritage of the Contessa and just needs a new owner who wants to take on a restoration project. She has a good mast and boom and hull and deck are in good condition. She needs an engine and new windows (can be supplied). She does not have a trailer so would need to be moved by transporter, she is not ready to sail quite yet!... read more

Length: 8m
Location:Lymington Hampshire UK
Price: £1,000
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ID: 754752  (Private)
Posted: 4 days ago

1971 Contessa 26
1971 Contessa 26   £4,950
*** RECENTLY REDUCED PRICE *** 1971 26ft GRP 4 berth long keel sailing boat, powered by a single (Rebuilt) Yanmar 1GM10 10hp inboard diesel engine with shaft drive. A nice example of the ever popular Contessa 26, built in 1971 by the renowned Jeremy Rogers to a David Sadler design. These are robust, go anywhere yachts built for the rigors of extended periods afloat. Lying at Portland out of the water. MECHANICAL 1x Yanmar 10hp inboard diesel engine with shaft drive. Engine rebuild in 2013 New fuel tank in 2016 ELECTRICAL 2 x 12v battery NAVIGATION Icom IC-M421 DSC VHF Radio Furuno handheld... read more

Length: 7.8m
Location:Portland Dorset UK
Price: £4,950 Tax Paid
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ID: 736761  (Trade)
Posted: 8 days ago

Contessa 26, Mk1 version, 1972
Contessa Juliet,1972. A Mark 1, GRP masthead sloop. Presently ashore, under cover for the Winter 23-24. She will require recommissioning in the Spring The engine is in good working order - it required a new exhaust and head, which was done in 2022. The seacocks were all maintained at the same time and are in good condition. Her sails are crisp and in good order, in addition there are two sets of old sails, in serviceable condition, suitable for cruising. The hull is in excellent condition, no blistering and really fair. Cooper coated anti-fouling is which was applied in 2022 and is in ... read more

Length: 26'
Location:Walton on the Naze, CO14 Essex UK
Price: £12,950
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ID: 754612  (Trade)
Posted: 22 days ago

1973 Contessa 26
1973 Contessa 26   £11,995
The Contessa 26 was designed in 1965 by David Sadler and introduced at the London Boat Show in 1966 by Jeremy Rogers of Lymington, England. Between 1966 and 1977 Rogers built 350 Contessa 26s, the moulds then going to Canada where they continued with another 400. Solo circumnavigations, transatlantic crossings, Round Britain and Ireland races or around the cans, this little boat can turn herself to anything! Two long sea berths, a v-berth forward and ample storage mean that family cruising, although basic, is perfectly do-able and she certainly is more than spacious enough for short handed ... read more

Length: 7.77m
Location:Isle of Wight UK
Price: £11,995
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ID: 754560  (Trade)
Posted: 23 days ago

1966 Contessa 26
1966 Contessa 26   £7,950
For the sailing enthusiast who appreciates Classic designs , the sleek beauty of this Contessa deserves to be restored to her former beauty. Structurally sound with a good engine the basis of a great boat awaits the right person. She has spent most of the time in SCOTLAND Mainly on the MORAY FIRTH and on the CLYDE sailed extensively around west coast , sailed across the top of SCOTLAND ROUND CAPE WRAITH , - moved by lorry to PORTISHEAD 2019 CYCA HANDICAP 24.5 MINS - successful racer in local; club events competed three times in West highland YACHTING WEEK - ONE SECOND PLACE IN CROAB... read more

Length: 25'
Location:Portishead UK
Price: £7,950
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ID: 753341  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago

1970 Contessa 26
1970 Contessa 26   £11,000
The current owners have seen to it that this Contessa 26 has been professionally maintained since they acquired her in 2016. There is an extensive list of new items and work done, all carried out by professionally qualified people, including the refurbishment of the of the Beta 10 hp engine in 2018. If you are looking at this you are probably aware of the Contessa 26 pedigree; they have been sailed around the globe, well known for their turn of speed. With 350 built by Jeremy Rogers and a further 400 built by J.J. Taylor in Canada. As with all boats of this age it is important to stay o... read more

Length: 7.77m
Location:Oban Argyll and Bute UK
Price: £11,000
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ID: 718594  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago

2022 Contessa 26
2022 Contessa 26   £49,950
Features 2022 - Contessa 26. 'Rose of Purbecks' This newly fully re-built model designed by Jeremy Rogers and built by local renowned boat builder Chris Somner, was commissioned by my client. This is a modern take on the classic and popular 26. All as new from 2022 to include a Yanmar 9hp diesel engine, rigging and all electronics. Just serviced and ready to sail. All build documents available. Must be viewed. Serious enquiries. Navigation Raymarine Chart plotter, auto pilot, log/speed/depth, wind indicator, GPS, echo sounder, VHF. Compass. Clock and barometer. Elect... read more

Length: 7.80m
Location:Poole UK
Price: £49,950 Inc. Tax
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ID: 743690  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago

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