Alajuela 38 for sale | 11.58m (38'0") | 1976 | 1x diesel 55hp | GRP Construction | Long keel underwater profile | 4 berths | Boat REF# 136606
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|Designer||Colin Archer / William Atkin|
|Builder||Alajuela Yacht Corporation|
Sequim, WA USA
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|Fuel capacity||218.2 ltr (48.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||409.0 ltr (90.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||122.7 ltr (27.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 55hp|
|Engine make and model||Volvo-Penta D2-55 (2005)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 1300|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||3.6 ltr (0.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||6.5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||8 knots|
Volvo-Penta D2 4-cyl diesel engine installed new in 2005, with new mounts, new shift/throttle/stop cables, new muffler, new instrumentation, new shaft, new dripless shaft seal.
12 volt alternator is rated at 115 amps.
Borg Warner Velvet Drive gear rebuilt 2005.
MAxProp 3-blade feathering 18x18" prop new in 2005.
House bank consists of two Trojan 6-volt deep cycle batteries. Single start battery.
1000 watt inverter. Xantrex Truecharge 20+ charger.
|Draft Min||1.70m (5'7")|
Cutter rigged Aluminium spars (1976) with stainless steel standing rigging (1995)
|Mainsail||Banks - Slab (1997) Lazy Jacks, 3 Reefs|
|Headsail||Banks - Furling (1997)|
|Other sails||Main (1976)|
|genoa (unknown year)|
|storm jib (unknown year)|
|spinnaker (unknown year)|
Barient #25 genoa winches (2); Barient #21 halyard winches (3); Barient #21 main/staysail winches (3). Custom stainless steel genoa winch mounts new 2006 replaced original wood mounts.
All standing rigging replaced 1995 except bobstay and whisker stays (2000) and upper shrouds (2005). All standing rigging terminal fittings are Norseman mechanical fittings.
12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
|Underwater profile||Long keel|
Total LOA from bowsprit to rudder is 46'. Including the wind vane total LOA is 48'
Built by Alajuela Yacht Corporation of Costa Mesa, CA, and completely factory finished. Double-ender design for capable long-distance blue water cruising. Heavily ballasted with 10,000 lbs of internal lead in the keel. Stern-mounted rudder with tiller. Original wooden bowsprit replaced with a custom aluminum bowsprit to original dimensions in 2006. Heavily-built solid hand-laid FRP laminate hull. Hull topsides, deck and spars are Awlgrip coated. Exposed areas of hull interior are lined with 1/2" closed cell foam insulation.
Chainplates are outboard, allowing easy movement around the boat inside of the shrouds. Double lifelines on sturdy stanchions all around.
All through-hulls and seacocks replaced 2005 - 2007.
Bottom recoated April 2011.
48 gallon fuel capacity is supplemented by additional 9 gallon day tank capacity -- for diesel furnace or engine.
Water tanks show above as 2x45 gallons -- actual capacity is one 50 gallon tank and one 40 gallon tanks -- both stainless steel.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||3|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Manual water system|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
Large open cockpit with teak seating and extensive storage in deep port and starboard cockpit lockers. Two propane tanks in lazarette.
Wide companionway with stairs down into cabin. The cabin immediately impresses with its warm woods, comfortable upholstery, abundant light (from the large butterfly skylight and the many opening bronze port lights). U-shaped galley to starboard with large icebox. Sink has pressure water (hot and cold) plus sea water and fresh water spigots from foot pumps. Hot water heater new in 2005 complete with recirculating system to conserve water when hot water is demanded.
The nav station is to port, with a useful wet gear locker immediately aft. The nav station provides a very large working area for charts and storage for full-size charts within the table.
The saloon features a Dickinson Antarctic diesel heater, large settees port and starboard (with an additional pilot berth outboard port), and a beautifully-finished saloon table beneath the skylight and the hanging oil lamp. Settees and pilot berth have lee clothes.
The master stateroom has a large double v-berth, a large translucent overhead hatch, a small settee, a hanging locker and plenty of drawer storage.
Teak and holly floors.
The wet head compartment is roomy, and includes a Raritan PHII head new in 2007.
2 burner gas cooker
Raymarine RC 435 chartplotter; Garmin GPS 120; Furuno 1621 MKII radar; ICOM M45 VHF; ICOM M1 handheld VHF; Morrow S-120 sounder (with spare).
Raymarine tiller autopilot -- integrated with Monitor wind vane.
Clarion stereo with CD.
Insulated backstay antenna and two Guest Dynaplates for SSB grounding.
3 halyard winches
5 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans Tigres 1200 W windlass (with remote control)
(CQR 35 lbs primary; Bruce 44 lbs secondary)
76.20m (250'0") of chain
Monitor windvane self-steering system
Seaworthy dinghy (1997)
Primary anchor chain 250' of 3/8" BBB.
Dodger with side curtains, winter cover for aft half of boat, individual covers for skylight, forward hatch, companionway hatch and tiller. A companionway hood is included for use when the dodger is removed.
2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)