50ft - 2001 - Excitingly Priced for a quick sale £85,000!
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John Alden Ketch - 2001 - £85,000
A well presented and lovingly maintained, individual cruising yacht at an excitingly competitive price.
Please contact us on 01752 228855 for further details or e-mail us
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Beam: 3.63 m
LWL: 10.03 m
Length on Deck: 12.80 m
Minimum Draft: 1.70 m
Maximum Draft: 1.70 m
Displacement: 14764 kgs
Mechanical and electrical systems
75hp Yanmar four cylinder diesel with turbo charger.
Shaft drive to Variprop 4-bladed feathering propeller. (2005).
75 Kgf Vetus Bow thruster (2003).
Engine room ventilation fan.
Spare 3 bladed fixed propeller.
Engine spares incl alternator & starter motor.
2 x 210 Ah domestic batteries (2007)
Engine start battery (2012)
Bowthruster & Windlass battery (2012)
Charging by engine alternator, 2 x battery chargers, Aquair wind/water generator & 65 watt Solar panel (2008)
240 volt shore power
Adverc Battery monitoring system
Sterling 350 watt Inverter.
Water heated by calorifier
Vetus 60 gallon plastic fuel tank
Sails & Spars
Cutter headed bermudan ketch rig on square section Douglas fir masts. The main mast is keel stepped and the mizzen mast is deck stepped.
Varnished wooden slab reefing booms with lazy jacks and Stackaway packing system.
Roller furling systems for both Jib & Staysail
Stainless steel standing rigging all renewed in 2013
Low stretch Cruising Dyneema Main Halyard - other Halyards are pre-stretched Terylene.
Main (3 slab reefs)
Mizzen (1 reef)
Furling Jib & Staysail
Mizzen staysail (2004)
Seven berths in total, with two double cabins, saloon berths and large quarter berth. Interior fit out in mahogany. All berths provided with lee cloths.
Forward cabin with large double berth and full standing headroom.
Double cabin aft and to port of companionway, with large single quarter berth opposite and abaft the chart table.
Heads compartment forw'd with sea toilet & holding tank
Saloon with 'U'-shaped seating to port. Straight berth to starboard.
Navigation area to starboard with chart table, instrumentation and electric distribution panels.
'U' shaped galley to port, abaft main saloon seating and forward of aft cabin with Smev four burner gas hob, Smev oven and grill, twin stainless steel sinks, 12v top loading fridge, ample stowage and worktop space.
Webasto 3500 cabin heating
Radio/CD player with cockpit speaker
Raymarine C120 radar/chart plotter/GPS
Silva GPS cockpit repeater
NASA radar with AIS
Navico speed/depth to cockpit
Standard Horizon VM3500E VHF with DSC to cockpit
ICOM hand held VHF
CD radio with MP3 input
Tacktick wind speed/direction
Tacktick wireless interface with remote control
Hydraulic wheel steering, steering pedestal with compass binnacle and engine controls.
Simpson Lawrence Anchorman windlass
Anchor with chain
Anchor with chain and warp
2 x telescopic headsail poles
Warps and fenders
2 x boathooks
Canvas hatch and wheelcovers
Valiant D270 RIB with Honda 2.3hp outboard engine
Plastimo Offshore 6 man liferaft in cradle
EPIRB with GPS
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Manual fire extinguishers
Automatic fire extinguisher to engine bay
Automatic fog horn
Vetus gas detector
Lifebuoy and Danbuoy
Two lifejackets with harnesses
Jackstays to side decks
History & Construction
Designed by John Alden, built at Gweek Quay
GRP hull, deck and superstructure, re-epoxied in 2013.
Clipper bow and counter stern
Encapsulated lead keel
Self-draining cockpit, teak cockpit sole. Deep cockpit lockers to port and starboard
Brazilian Cedar decks, epoxy sheathed and with non-slip finish.
White painted cockpit coamings.
Varnished teak grab rails
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.