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Alden 55 Centerboard Yacht

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Price: AU $429,000  REDUCED

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Description:

This beautiful, hand crafted timber sailing vessel is now offered for sale for only the second time since her launch in 1985. Bolero is carvel-built of Huon planks over Celery Top Pine frames (both from Tasmania, Australia) and her backbone is Bluegum. The superstructure, deck and interior are all constructed from Burmese Golden Teak, hand-picked in Burma. All fastenings are from the USA. The centerboard casing and board, and bulk of the floors are constructed from silicon bronze.

Bolero features an extended coach house and bimini over the companionway and cockpit. Below, there is forward accommodation with two generous single berths. In the saloon there is a navigational berth to starboard and two additional berths (from lounge conversions), one to starboard and one to port. The main head, shower and hanging locker is situated between the saloon and the forward accommodation.

The forepeak houses a maintenance workshop facility, which includes excellent access to the anchor chain and windlass. It also includes an extra head, workbench with vice, and lockers/drawers for spare parts.

In the aft portion of the saloon is the galley, fridges and navigational bench. An exquisitely crafted Teak table occupies the saloon centrally and it is surrounded by cobalt leather seating. The galley, with fresh and salt water taps, has a Broadwater four-burner gas stove and oven. Four gas bottles are fitted externally in above-deck lockers adjacent to the mizzen mast. Refrigeration is a large commercial unit (fridge and freezer combined) driven by the Onan generator, main engine or shore power.

Gold-plated lights and hardware prevent excessive tarnishing. Stowage and locker space is extensive and thoughtfully designed, enabling Bolero to travel vast distances without stopovers. Bolero’s features a Yawl rig, with main mast electric furling and mizzen mast manual furling. Both spars are constructed by Allyacht Spars, USA. The main mast is fitted with four Barlow winches; the mizzen is fitted with three Barlow winches. All sails are Hood Vectran (includes new MPS and mizzen staysail).

Bolero was built by Andy Engwirda of Tweed Heads, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. This centre board yawl was designed by John Alden (Margaree 1959) and her construction took place over a period of eleven years. Bolero has been entered into a number of wooden boat shows and has consistently been awarded Supreme Prize.

Now seriously offered for sale at a price well below her replacement cost, Bolero offers a select few that unique opportunity to own a piece of Maritime history, and a simply stunning vessel sure to be the envy of many. Please contact for full details of Bolero’s history and technical specifications.

Reference:
ESB 796
Name:
Bolero
Location:
Gold Coast, Australia
Region:
Queensland
Year:
1985
Designer:
John Alden
Builder:
Andy Engwirda
Length:
55' - 16.76m
Beam:
13'6"
Draft:
6' / 11'6"
Displacement:
22,000kg
Keel / Ballast:
7 tonne lead keel, 4 tonne bronze centerboard
Hull Material:
Timber
Deck Material:
Timber
Engine:
New 1993 Perkins 6-cylinder Borg Warner diesel
Genset:
Onan, 6.5 Kva
Fuel:
800L
Water:
600L
Accommodation:
CABINS: Two singles forward in owner's stateroom, two singles in saloon
TOTAL BERTHS: 4
SALOON: Very comfortable leather settees in saloon
HEADROOM: 6'3"
SHOWER: Yes
Galley:
LAYOUT: Excellent storage and bench top space, twin S/S sinks
STOVE TYPE: Broadwater gas stove/oven
Refrigeration:
Large commercial unit - Separate fridge and freezer
Shower:
Yes
Toilet:
2 x toilet manual plus Holding Tank
Dinghy:
Avon
Outboard:
2Hp
Covers:
Full set of boat covers
Ground Tackle:
ANCHOR WINCH: Muir electric winch
ANCHOR: 2 x 65lbs, 1 x 80lbs Admiralty
CHAIN: 100m x 12mm
Safety Gear:
BILGE PUMPS: Electric + manual
LIFERAFT: RFD 4-pax
EPIRB: GME 406Mhz
FIRE PROTECTION: Dry chemical fighting
SPOTLIGHT: Yes
Electrics:
LIGHTING: 12v/240v
SHORE POWER: 240v
BATTERIES: 6 x 180AH Maxi house, 2 x 180AH 24v start, 1 x 180AH genset
Electronics
Navigation:
GPS: Magnavox MK100 GPS, Magellon 500DX GPS
PLOTTER: Coden chart plotter
SOUNDER: Lowrance 3400 sounder, Lowrance 3600 sounder
RADAR: Coden MD3604
AUTO PILOT: Coursemaster 750 Auto, Magna MK4
WIND INSTRUMENTS: 2 x VDO wind instruments
RADIOS: Icom M800 HF radio, Icom IC M210 VHF
Sail Inventory:
Hood Vectran sails including MPS, furling mizzen staysail, furling headsail, furling staysail, furling main, storm trisail, storm jib
Mast / Rigging:
RIG TYPE: Yawl rig
RIG AGE: Rigging inspected two years ago - Approx 2000 age
FURLER: Yes
SPARS: Both spars imported and constructed by All Yacht Spars
Deck Gear:
Main mast fitted with 4 Barlow winches, mizzen mast fitted with 3 Marlow winches, 4 x 32ST Barlow winches, 2 x 25ST Barlow winches, 2 x 24ST Barlow
Survey Details:
2012 Surveyed and antifouled
 
 
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