The Contest 67CS belongs to the Contest Yachts range.
|Contest 67CS's Main Features|
|Type of hull||Monohull|
|Category||Offshore cruising sailboat|
Rolf E. Vrolijk
|Construction||Hull and deck:
sandwich E-glass / vinylester (vacuum infusion)
|First built hull||2016|
|Last built hull||Still in production|
Fin with bulb
|Rudder||1 spade rudder|
|Cockpit||Twin cockpit (central and closed aft)|
|Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only)||
|Contest 67CS's Main dimensions|
|Length overall||69’ 10”|
|Hull length||69’ 10”|
|Waterline length||60’ 8”|
|Beam (width)||18’ 6”|
|Light displacement||87083 lbs|
|Ballast type||Cast iron fin with lead bulb|
|Contest 67CS's Rig and sails|
|Upwind sail area||2723 sq.ft|
|Mainsail area||1561 sq.ft|
|Genoa area||1163 sq.ft|
|Rigging type||Sloop Marconi 7/8|
|Mast position||Keel stepped mast|
|Spars||Mast and boom in Aluminum (carbon fiber as an option)|
|Standing rigging||1x19 strand wire discontinuous|
|Number of levels of spreaders||3|
|Contest 67CS's Performances|
|Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
|Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
|Maximum righting momentiThe righting moment is a moment (torque) that tends to restore a boat to its previous position after a rotational displacement. Its value corresponds to the torque needed to heel the boat for this angle.
Higher the righting moment is for an angle, greater is the stability at this angle.
|318253 lbs.ft @ 54.00 °|
|Hull speediAs a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. This leads to the concept of "hull speed".
The hull speed is obtained by multiplying the square root of the waterline length (in feet) by 1.34.
|Contest 67CS's Auxiliary engine|
|Engine type||Inboard engine|
|Fuel tank capacity||420 gal|
|Contest 67CS's Accommodation|
|Cabin(s) (min/max)||3 / 4|
|Berth(s) (min/max)||6 / 10|
|Head(s) (min/max)||3 / 4|
|Fresh water tank capacity||261 gal|
|Water heater capacity||19.8 gal|