Category Archives: History

Contest history

1959


Ed Conijn

Founder of Conyplex and the adventurous pioneer of the big water was already standing before WW II at the cradle of sea sailing with “smaller yachts” and built his own ventur.

Ed Conijn

1960

Contest 25

The first sailing cruiser build by Conyplex is the Contest 25. Provided with the dutch tulip; also the pride of a dutch national product.

Contest 25 Nijntje

1969

Contest 27

Bouwcontract

2003

FIRE

A huge fire reduced the buildings of Conyplex to ashes. There were several sailing boats in the buildings that could no longer be saved. The damage ran into the millions and the fire brigade still has a long time to extinguish.


2020

Contest Yachts 60 jaar

Since its inception sixty years ago, Contest Yachts has been at the forefront of the Dutch yacht building industry.

This is how the yard from Medemblik introduced serial construction of sailing yachts. “Every week we built a 25 ft in our factory.”

Contest 60