Title Authorsort ascending Description Document
Rudder removal
Steve Wellings, 'Odin, Tim Pilcher, 'Pisces' and Simon Begley, 'Blue Jalma'

How to remove and refit a CO32 Rudder

PDF icon CO32RudderRemoval.pdf
Cabin and water heating
Paul Smith, 'Waratah'

Installing a full hot water and heating system.

PDF icon Co32HotWaterCabinHeating.pdf
Convert coolbox to fridge
Paul Smith, 'Waratah'

One way of converting the standard CO32 coolbox into a fridge.

PDF icon CO32ConvertingCoolboxFridge.pdf
Fit a gas locker
Paul Smith, 'Waratah'

How to fit a new cockpit gas locker that meets today's standards.

PDF icon CO32FittingGasLocker.pdf
Sterngear arrangement
Original drawing by Jeremy Rogers, digitised by Colin King

Jeremy Rogers drawing: general arrangement for CO32 sterngear.

PDF icon CO32SterngearArrangement.pdf
General arrangement plan
Original drawing by Jeremy Rogers, digitised by Colin King

Jeremy Rogers drawing: general arrangement for CO32.

PDF icon CO32GeneralPlan.pdf
Fitting a wind vane self steering system
Mark Wisdish & George Isted

An overview on the selection, fitting and use of a Wind vane (WindPilot) self steering system.

PDF icon CO32WindPilotWindvaneSelfSteering.pdf
Finding and Fixing Engine Vibration
Ken Young (Pisces of Stone)

Finding and fixing the noise caused by engine and stern-gear vibration

PDF icon Vibration noise from engine.pdf
Replacing the windows
Jeremy Rogers

Guidance from Jeremy Rogers on this commonly required job.

PDF icon CO32WindowReplacement.pdf
Smelly bilge
James Moore, 'Katisha'

Long term means of keeping your Contessa 32 selling like new!

PDF icon Co32BilgeSmells.pdf
Creating more storage space below
Ian Girvan

How to modify your double bunk to create a lot more storage in the main cabin.

PDF icon CO32StorageSpace.pdf
Racing setup
Ian Brown

A comprehensive article by Ian Brown, of Quantum Sails on setting up and racing a Contessa!

PDF icon CO32TuningTips.pdf
Replacing water tank
Harry Allaway

Keeping water sweet in older Contessas can require the water tank to be replaced. This paper explains how to do it.

PDF icon CO32WaterTankReplacement.pdf
Improved battery storage
George Isted

Some smart suggestions on making the battery space on an older CO32 tidier and easier to work with, includes suggestions from Jeremy Rogers.

PDF icon CO32BatteryStowage.pdf
Use of race software
Eldred Himsworh

Result of a trial by 'Drumbeat' on the use of race software on a PC when racing in the Solent.

PDF icon CO32RaceSoftware.pdf
Exhaust replacement
Conor Owen, 'Sealion'

Replacing your exhaust on a PERKINS PERAMA engine.

PDF icon CO32ExhaustReplacementPerkins Perama.pdf
CO32 Health Checklist
Collated by George Isted (Class Measurer)

An overall 'guide' to the things to look out for when assessing a Contessa 32. Not legally binding!

PDF icon Co32HealthCheck.pdf
Teak trim for cockpit lockers (square)
Colin King

Fitting an attractive teak trim to your cockpit side lockers.

PDF icon CO32CockpitTrimSquare.pdf
Hull to deck joint and toerail
Colin King

Jeremy Rogers drawing showing the Hull to Deck join and how the Toerail is attached.

PDF icon CO32HullDeckJoint.pdf
Teak trim for cockpit lockers (round)
Chris Bradley

Fitting an attractive teak trim to your cockpit side lockers.

PDF icon CO32CockpitTrim.pdf
Fitting a queen size bed
Charles McGrory

How to turn the standard double bunk into a 'Queen Bed'

PDF icon CO32QueenSizeBed.pdf
Petter replacement
Brian Bird, 'Genie'

How to do a complete replacement of a Petter 12HP with a BETA 20HP engine.

PDF icon CO32PetterEngineReplacment.pdf
Setting up the kicker/vang
Anthony B Ruffel

How to set up your Kicker/Vang to control the boat on fast reaches.

PDF icon CO32KickerSetup.pdf
Setting up the spinnaker
Anthony B Ruffel

A description of how nearly all the 'racing' Contessas set up their Kites and associated gear.

PDF icon CO32SpinnakerSetup_0.pdf