CONTENDER Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of CONTENDER. Built by Rondar Raceboats and designed by Ben Lexcen, the boat was first built in 1968. It has a hull type of Centerboard Dinghy and LOA is 4.88. Its sail area/displacement ratio 51.19. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

CONTENDER has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about CONTENDER and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:4.88 m / 16.01 ft
Rigging Type:Cat (Marconi)
Hull Type:Centerboard Dinghy
S.A. (reported):11.15 m2 / 120.02 ft2
Draft (max):1.32 m / 4.33 ft
Displacement:104 kg / 229.28 lbs
# Built:2200
Designers:Ben Lexcen
LWL:4.57 m / 14.99 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:2.98
Capsize Screening Formula:3.05


Builders:Rondar Raceboats
Designers:Ben Lexcen


Who designed the CONTENDER?

CONTENDER was designed by Ben Lexcen.

Who builds CONTENDER?

CONTENDER is built by Rondar Raceboats.

When was CONTENDER first built?

CONTENDER was first built in 1968.

How long is CONTENDER?

CONTENDER is 4.57 m in length.

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