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John Alden 42ft Bermudan Ketch

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Boat REF# 213272
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.80m (42'0")
Year 2000
Construction Composite
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 7
Engine 1 x Diesel 75hp, Yanmar 4JH2-HTE (2000)
Lying Portland


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Extra Details

Designer John Alden
Builder Kenneth Fairbairn
Lying Portland
Fuel capacity 272.7 ltr (60.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 272.7 ltr (60.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 36.4 ltr (8.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 13/04/2012


Engine 1 x Diesel 75hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 4JH2-HTE (2000)
Engine Hours engine1:   1455
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Variprop 4 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots


LOA 12.80m (42'0")
LWL 9.75m (32'0")
Beam 3.39m (11'1")
Draft Min 1.68m (5'6")
Draft Max 1.68m (5'6")
Airdraft 15.24m (50'0")
Displacement 13,000kg (28,665.0lbs)
Headroom 2.01m (6'7")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Ketch rigged Wood spars (2000) with stainless steel standing rigging (2013)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Crusader - (2000)
Headsail Crusader - (2000)
Other sails Mizzen (Crusader Sails) (2000)
Jib (Crusader Sails) (2000)
Staysail (Crusader Sails) (2000)
Mizzen Staysail (Crusader Sails) (2004)
Storm Foresail (Westways Sail) (unknown year)

All 2000 sails not used until 2003
Storm Foresail Unused

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, solar panels, shore power


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Composite
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish 2 pack finish


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Maceration Pump for Holding Tank

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

VHF - ICOM handheld
Autopilot - Vetus hydraulic
CD player
Radar - Raymarine C120
Wind speed and direction
Cockpit speakers
GPS - Raymarine C120 & Furuno
Radar Detector
Depthsounder - Navico
Plotter - Raymarine C120

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Bow Thruster tick

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric SL Anchorman windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(x1 Delta X1 CQR)
60.00m (196'10") of chain
50.00m (164'1") of warp
Valiant D270 dinghy (2009)
2.5hp outboard, Honda 4 Stroke, Short Shaft (2009)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

John Aldens 42ft Bermudan Ketch.

This is one special yacht designed by the renowned navel architect John Alden

His design's success on the offshore racing scene between 1923 and 1932. and John Alden is best known for his fast and seaworthy offshore boats

She is a go any where in the world boat in style and luxury Her owner has spent a considerable sum in her specification and inventory. She was beautifully constructed using traditional and modern materials by Kenneth Fairbairn of Gweek Quay, Cornwall

She has been very well cared for by her owners since commissioning and also has an inventory to die for.

You may be interested to visit the John Alden web site.

Please call me to arrange a viewing of this modern day classic.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This John Alden 42ft Bermudan Ketch has been personally photographed and viewed by Will West of Boatshed Poole. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and where appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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