This Contest 55 in Lymington was undergoing a major refurbishment project when as a Marine Surveyor I was asked to supervise the project. The critical moisture level below the waterline was accurately established using the latest testing equipment, reading both the laminate and the internal end grain balsa core, prior to a full epoxy treatment with WEST system 105.
Contest 50CS Marine Survey in Medemblik, Holland where she was originally built. This great go anywhere cruiser was being sold by the original owner, who has already cruised the world in her. In great condition and ready to go around the world again, one of my favourite cruisers!
Contest 45CS Marine Survey at Berthon Lymington. This Contest 45CS Pre-purchase survey was built to high standards in Holland. Contest – robust luxury cruisers have been proven over decades to be solid, reliable and ideal either as a liveaboard or an ocean going cruiser.
A Contest 46 Marine Survey – Contest, built in Holland, surveyed in Holland and in great condition for a 25 year old vessel. These boats are solid and well built, this one meticulously looked after by the German owner, wintered ashore under cover for 6 months every year, with a comprehensive maintenance programme.