The Contango in Detail

The Contango is a custom 53′ sportfish built by Jarrett Bay Boatworks. She was designed and built to offer luxurious accommodations that will meet the approval the most discerning of clientele. Upon stepping aboard, the broad cockpit is overlooked by a large, air-conditioned mezzanine with spacious sofa. The bridge boasts bench seats and uniquely-designed bucket seats for excellent support & comfort in even the most trying of sea conditions. The lavish salon features wrap-around seating, full galley and bar and a complete entertainment system. Below-decks features a master stateroom, full head with shower, and five single bunks divided among the companionway and v-berth.

The Contango is equipped with a roll-eliminating Seakeeper Gyro stabilizer for the finest in comfort and stability while on the hook or underway!

What’s a Seakeeper?
A Seakeeper is a ground breaking marine stabilization device using gyroscope technology. Basically, a flywheel spinning at a high rate of speed within a sphere is pivoting on an axis to counteract the force of waves interacting with the boat. The Seakeeper gyro stabilizer has proven its ability to reduce roll by 80%-90% in boats of all sizes and styles.

Seakeeper Gyro Stabilizer Demo

Posted by Contango Sportfishing on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Contango in Sporty Seas with Seakeeper Engaged

Builder: Jarrett Bay Boatworks

Year: 2008
LOA: 53′
Beam: 17′
Displacement: 55,000 lbs
Draft: 5’0″

NEW: Seakeeper 9 Gyro Stabilizer
NEW: Onan 21.5kW Generator

Engines: Twin Cat C18 ACERT
HP: 1,150 each

Cruising Speed: 33 kts
Max Speed: 36 kts

Fuel: 1100 gal
Water: 150 gal

Entering the salon, there is a large L-shaped sofa to port. Forward of the sofa, there is a large granite counter, and built-in to the cabinet beneath you will find roll-out freezer and refrigerator drawers. There is granite counter top in the front of the galley with three large roll-out storage drawers. Above the rollout-drawers are three cabinets and a built-in convection microwave. The galley has a cherry and holly sole. The galley and salon have a high gloss cherry finish, showing the finest workmanship possible. There are cherry steps with inlaid teak to lower cabin area. To port you will find the master stateroom with an island queen bed, a closet and a lustrous high gloss cherry finish. The master also has a spacious full head. The guest stateroom is forward with three bunks. There are two bunks in the companionway on the starboard side along with a second bathroom with a full head and shower.

Contango upcoming charter schedule:
September – December, 2017 | Marina Cap Cana, DR
January – April, 2018 | Casa De Campo, DR