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Contessa 32

Contessa 32

The Contessa 32 made it's first appearance at the London Boat Show in 1971. She has proved to be a fast and seaworthy racer throughout the years. Jeremy Rogers continues production of this classic yacht in his boat yard.

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Show news Contessa 32 Class Association 2024 Season
Congregating again on race courses, marinas and, inevitably, pontoon parties
Posted on 7 May
Taittinger Royal Solent YC Regatta entries growing
Attracting a mixture of repeat and new competitors for a weekend of racing and socialising
Posted on 2 May
RSYC Contessa Regatta 2024 open for entries
Discounted early bird entry available until midnight Friday 8th April
Posted on 6 Mar
Entries open for Cowes Week 2024
Hoping to welcome around 500 boats racing in up to 36 different classes
Posted on 5 Jan
2023 Cowes Week day 7
Enigma wins White Group, and the week overall too
Posted on 4 Aug 2023
2023 Cowes Week day 6
Less wind, but more tide, and no discards
Posted on 3 Aug 2023
2023 Cowes Week update
Winner of inaugural Youth Trophy announced
Posted on 2 Aug 2023
2023 Cowes Week day 4
Women's Day highlight's the huge impact women have at Cowes and is to inspire
Posted on 1 Aug 2023
2023 Cowes Week day 3
Royal Navy Day and Charity Day in the presence of HRH the Princess Royal
Posted on 31 Jul 2023
2023 Cowes Week Day 2
Strong winds force abandonment of racing
Posted on 30 Jul 2023
2023 Cowes Week Day 1
Off to a thrilling start with winds gusting well over 20 knots
Posted on 29 Jul 2023
A good year for the Contessa 32 in the Solent
High turnouts at the Contessa Regatta in Yarmouth and in the Round the Island Race
Posted on 23 Jul 2023
Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta 2023
High winds and high stakes in the Western Solent
Posted on 20 Jul 2023
All-Contessa Regatta
Royal Solent YC sees winners receiving a Magnum/Jeroboam of champagne
Posted on 13 Jun 2023
All Contessa Regatta preview
Incorporating Contessa 26 and 28 Nationals, and Contessa 32 Point Series
Posted on 19 May 2023
All-Contessa Regatta to be held at Yarmouth
Starts for Contessa 32s, Contessa 26s, and Contessa 28s
Posted on 26 Apr 2023
Entries open for Cowes Week 2023
In this iconic regatta two of the most competitive classes are worlds apart
Posted on 17 Jan 2023
Jeremy Rogers MBE: 1937 - 2022
One of Britain's most successful yachtsmen passes away
Posted on 18 Oct 2022
Cowes Week 2022 overall
A spectacularly busy finish line at the Royal Yacht Squadron
Posted on 6 Aug 2022
Cowes Week day 6
Khumbu wins the New York Yacht Club Challenge Cup
Posted on 4 Aug 2022
Cowes Week day 5
Ian Atkins' Dark 'n' Stormy wins the Britannia Cup
Posted on 3 Aug 2022
Cowes Week day 4
Women's Day sees a great ratio of female helms
Posted on 2 Aug 2022
Cowes Week day 3
One highlight: more than 20 XODs crossed the finish line overlapped
Posted on 1 Aug 2022
Cowes Week day 2
Lashings of excitement, thrills, spills and adrenaline
Posted on 31 Jul 2022
Cowes Week day 1
Sun and a west-south-westerly breeze that built from 10 to 15 knots
Posted on 30 Jul 2022
Cowes Week Regatta Update - 17 days to go!
There is still time to enter the world's largest regatta
Posted on 12 Jul 2022
Celebrating 50 years of the Contessa 32
Visitors from as far away as Sydney and Baltimore gather in Lymington
Posted on 1 Jul 2022
Cowes Week 2022 plans taking shape
Nearly 300 boats have already entered
Posted on 27 May 2022
2021 Contessa 32 Nationals at Cowes
A palpable frisson of excitement with a record entry for recent years
Posted on 19 Oct 2021
Contessa 32 Nationals 2021 preview
To be held from Cowes on 1-3 October
Posted on 23 Sep 2021
Links
Contessa 32 UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

Photos

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2024 Contessa 32 training day
© Rob Hamlett, Connie
RSYC Contessa Regatta 2024
© RSYC
Longay on day 7 of Cowes Week 2023
© Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com
Day 7 of Cowes Week 2023
© Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com
Day 3 of Cowes Week 2023
© Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com
Day 3 of Cowes Week 2023
© Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com
Day 3 of Cowes Week 2023
© Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com
Contessa Regatta in Yarmouth
© Clive Hughes
Contessa Regatta in Yarmouth
© Clive Hughes
Contessa Regatta in Yarmouth
© Ben Price
The inaugural All-Contessa Regatta at Royal Solent Yacht Club
© Christian Beasley
The inaugural All-Contessa Regatta at Royal Solent Yacht Club
© Christian Beasley
Nick Bradley, owner and skipper of Merak II, winner of the CO32 class, at the inaugural All-Contessa Regatta at Royal Solent Yacht Club
© RSYC
Merak II leading her class during the inaugural All-Contessa Regatta at Royal Solent Yacht Club
© Christian Beasley
Contessas racing off the Royal Solent YC in 2022
© Jake Sugden
The first ever all-Contessa Regatta
© Jeremy Rogers Ltd.
Yachtsman, boatbuilder and 1977 Yachtsman of the Year award winner Jeremy Rogers from Lymington, at the helm of his Contessa 32 yacht Calypso
© Jeremy Rogers Archive / PPL
Jeremy Rogers at the helm of his Contessa 32 yacht GIGI on day 6 of the 2008 Skandia Cowes Week
© onEdition / PPL
Jemmana during the Carey Olsen Jersey Regatta 2022
© Simon Ropert
Contessa 32s on Cowes Week day 2
© Martin Augustus / www.sailingimages.co.uk
Contessa 32s on Cowes Week day 2
© Martin Augustus / www.sailingimages.co.uk
Contessa 32s on Cowes Week day 2
© Martin Augustus / www.sailingimages.co.uk
Contessa 32s on Cowes Week day 2
© Martin Augustus / www.sailingimages.co.uk
Contessa 32s on Cowes Week day 2
© Martin Augustus / www.sailingimages.co.uk
Starstreak - Cowes Week day 2
© Ingrid Abery / www.ingridabery.com
Contessa 32 50th Anniversary Party - Muscadet of Marchwood sailing home
© Adam Price
Contessa 32 50th Anniversary Party - Sailing home after a fun weekend
© Adam Price
Contessa 32 50th Anniversary Party - Partying the night away
© Adam Price
Contessa 32 50th Anniversary Party - Former Class Captains catch up over a Dark 'n Stormy
© Adam Price
Contessa 32 50th Anniversary Party - 20 boats gathered on the pontoons in Lymington to celebrate 50 years of the Contessa 32
© Adam Price