CONTESSA 43 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 CONTESSA 43. Built by Jeremy Rogers Ltd. and designed by Doug Peterson, the boat was first built in 1977. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 13.03. Its sail area/displacement ratio 18.49. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Seapanther, runs on Diesel.

CONTESSA 43 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 CONTESSA 43 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:13.03 m / 42.75 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):81.38 m2 / 875.97 ft2
Draft (max):2.21 m / 7.25 ft
Displacement:9525 kg / 20999.01 lbs
Ballast:4899 kg / 10800.43 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Designers:Doug Peterson
LWL:10.46 m / 34.32 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:30.47
Capsize Screening Formula:1.82

Rig And Sail Specs

I:17.37 m / 56.99 ft
S.A. Fore:15.7 m / 51.51 ft
E:4.19 m / 13.75 ft
S.A. Fore:48.53 m2 / 522.37 ft2
S.A. Main:32.89 m2 / 354.03 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)81.43 m2 / 876.51 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:76 L / 20.08 gals


Water:265 L / 70.01 gals


Builders:Jeremy Rogers Ltd.
Designers:Doug Peterson


Who designed the CONTESSA 43?

CONTESSA 43 was designed by Doug Peterson.

Who builds CONTESSA 43?

CONTESSA 43 is built by Jeremy Rogers Ltd..

When was CONTESSA 43 first built?

CONTESSA 43 was first built in 1977.

How long is CONTESSA 43?

CONTESSA 43 is 10.46 m in length.

What is mast height on CONTESSA 43?

CONTESSA 43 has a mast height of 15.7 m.

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