1971 John Alden Centre Cockpit Ketch

$265,000Big Reduction

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Vinings Marlborough
   03 573 7457
  Waikawa Marina
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Designed by the famous naval architect John G. Alden, she is 14.6/ 17.2m built with superb craftsmanship by T. Keith Atkinson , circa 1971, professionally refurbished in 2005. Constructed of Carvel Kauri, Teak and Mahogany with hand-crafted joinery . Ketch rigged for easy sail handling, exceptional balance off the wind and a sea kindly motion, easily handled by a couple, but she's big enough for a family to comfortably live aboard for extended periods.  Generous main saloon with four vista windows gaining superb views and natural light, spacious aft cabin with en-suite and bow cabin forward with plenty of room for two adults. Separate access to the forward bathroom with front loading washing machine. 7 berths in total. Natural teak floors throughout.

* Cummins 115 hp diesel, Kohler 8.5 KVA genset, dual wetbacks to twin HW services. 
*  Comprehensive sail wardrobe, including 2 MPS , spinakers, storm sails and more.
*   Full boom shade cover and cockpit fully enclosed tent for dry sailing, teak boarding ladder.
*   Near new Raymarine Instruments ,underwater sonar, 25 LPH water maker, holding tank, 2 GPS,  twin depth sounders, forward scanning, VHF        and SSB, 25km Radar, liferaft , capstain , Aqua pro solid 4M RIB, 
*  24 Volt electric refrigeration, fridge/freezer. optional dive compressor.

This unique blue water cruiser is exceptionally strong, offering offshore security, rarely found in boats built today. Cherished by the current owners for the last 25 years

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