Alden 42 Schooner
Alden 42 Schooner for sale | 14.94m (49'0") | 1965 | 1x diesel 60hp | Wood Construction | Long Keel underwater profile | 5 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 140260
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|Builder||Morse Boat Building Co|
Bremerton, WA USA
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|Fuel capacity||409.2 ltr (90.0 USG) Total - 3 Tanks|
|Water capacity||272.8 ltr (60.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||27.3 ltr (6.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x diesel 60hp|
|Engine make and model||Isuzu C240 (1983)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 4100|
|Prop(s)||Bronze 4 blade|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||4.5 ltr (1.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||6 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||7 knots|
The Isuzu engine was installed mid '80s with year estimated. 3 batteries new in 2011 are 4-D gel, 2 Optima start new in 2010.
Keel cooler for engine no raw water with dry exhaust insulated and routed through aft cabin. Engine spares. Solar panels 55 Watt.
|Draft Max||2.18m (7'2")|
Schooner rigged Unknown Aluminium spars (1985) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2010)
|Reefing mainsail||Schattauer - Other (2010)|
|Headsail||Schattauer - Furling (2010)|
|Other sails||Jib (2010)|
|Cruising Spinnaker (2010)|
All new winches, standing rigging, halyards, running rigging and sails in 2010. 3/4 of the standing rigging was replaced by Brion Toss of Port Townsend utilizing Hayn Hi-Mod terminals and Suncor 316 1x19 Stainless Wire. New Hounds and eye splices on the foremast. The remaining rigging was carefully inspected by Brion and found fit for sea. This was all done in September of 2010. The Main is on a Hood Furler (see photos). Booms are all vertical grain solid fir, boomkin is laminated fir. Sail cloth is Dacron; color is Egyptian.
Hasse and Company's Port Townsend Sails made a Fisherman Staysail using 2.2 OZ storm spinnaker cloth plus a 615 SQ. Ft. 1.5 OZ assymetrical cruising spinnaker with sock in 2010 for this vessel. All sails appear as new. The Egyptian color stay sail, jib and main were manufactured by Schattauer.
12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power
|Underwater profile||Long Keel|
On deck measurement is 42 Feet. Length overall is 49 feet including boomkin and bowsprit. Originally built as a gaff-rigged schooner for the Forbes family. Built of mahogany carvel planks in 1965, in 2002 she was stripped of paint, completely refastened with bronze fasteners under the waterline and the entire hull was recalked by Dave Thompson of Port Townsend. The decks and house are fiberglass covered marine plywood. Her gaff rig and wood spars were replaced with aluminum masts and the bowsprit shortened by six feet to compensate. Today her paint is fresh and everywhere you look is beautifully finished.
|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||3|
|No. of single berths||2|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
|Fresh water wash|
|Raw water wash|
Entering the pilothouse doors there are seats directly to port and starboard with the autopilot mounted to starboard. There is no wheel in the pilothouse -- it is mounted in the cockpit. You fairly quickly step down into the galley and aft cabin. A pilot berth to port mirrored with storage to starboard. The galley is starboard with a large nav station to port. A deck height passway leads you forward into a good sized salon with settes and table to port and a Dickenson Antarctic heater and tall hot water tank to starboard. There is another settee to starboard with the forward cabin accessed slightly to starboard of center. The head is to port with the passway into the forward cabin converting to a shower when needed with grated floor. The good size master has a V-style berth. The entire interor is painted and varnished and in very nice condition.
All fabrics and foam were new in 2010.
2 burner propane Stove
Garmin 18HD Radar on gimballed Scan Strut Mount,
Garmin 3210 GPSMAP, COM NAV under deck mount auto pilot, EPERB in liferaft.
4 halyard winches
6 sheet winches
Electric lofrans tigres windlass
(Stainless CQR 70 LB)
76.20m (250'0") of chain
15.24m (50'0") of rode
9 1/2 Foot Eddon dinghy (unknown year)
Lofrans Tigres windlass new in July 2011, 250 feet 3/8 BBB chain new in 2010, All winches new 2010. Dingy is sail rig or row. Second anchor is 40LB Danforth. New deck hatches 2010, all canvas new 2010. 3 piece deck canvas cover. Decks and house painted with Epifanes Enamel fresh in 2009.
3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)
Switlik MD-2 Life Raft certified May 2010 Deck Mount Canister. One auto electric bilge pump is 4000GPH with 2 inch line has never turned on. One bilge pump new in 2010 is a Whale Manual.