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Midcoast Yacht & Ship Brokerage

P.O. Box 504
Tenants Harbor
ME
04860
United States

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1986 Alden Passenger Schooner - 49 Passenger - 5 Year Hull Inspection

US$195,000

Great Lakes,United States

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Description/Condition

Topsail Schooner Design by John G. Alden, the third schooner to these plans

Built in 1986

Construction by Nathaniel Zirlott in Alabama

Passenger Schooner COI for 49 Passengers
5 year hull inspection in May 2013 - Coast Guard found no deficiencies (835's)

UPDATE APRIL 2014 

MASTER SHIPWRIGHT PETER LITTLE (see information below) HAS BEEN WORKING ABOARD FOR THE PAST FEW WEEKS AND FINDS THIS VESSEL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, AS HE SAYS, "AMAZINGLY GOOD CONDITION"


Specifications:
LOA 77
LOD 54.8 
Beam 17'6"
Draft 6'
41 Tons

Tankage:
Fuel 600 Gallons Diesel
Water 75 Gallons (Potable)
Waste 40 Gallons

Hull planking is 2" Mahogany on Cypress Frames.  Florida Juniper decks. Cypress cabin tops. Douglas Fir masts, booms and gaffs.

SAILS
(New in 2008? Heavy construction. Excellent condition. Jib, Staysail, Foresail, Mainsail, Main Topsail, Fisherman)


INTERIOR
Sleeps 12 in 4 Cabins (Forecastle sleeps 2 in 2 single berths; Salon sleeps 4 in 4 single berths; Captain's Quarters sleeps 2 in narrow double berth; Aft cabin sleeps 4 in two double berths.
Galley. Sink with electric water pump. Large ice chest. Microwave
2 Heads. One head with electric toilet and sink. Second head with portable toilet (only)
Navigation Station with desk (and main 12-volt electrical panel)

GROUND TACKLE


RECENT MODIFICATIONS/UPGRADES/REPLACEMENTS

ENGINE
Cummins Diesel (2008). 175 hp. 1,500 hours
Double Raycor Fuel Filter System (2012)
Throttle cable (2013)
Throttle (2013)
Copper fuel line -- partial replacement (2013)

INSTRUMENTATION
GPS -- Garmin 5212 (2010)
Radar -- Garmin 16-mile high resolution with 5212 interface (2012)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Lightning Protection -- mast-tops (2012) with new wire to keel
VHF Radios at helm -- ICOM and Westmarine (2011, 2012)
VHF Radio Antennae (2012)
Complete 12-Volt Electrical System (2013)
Complete 110-Volt Electrical System (2012)
Aft Electrical Panel (2013)
Switches and Connectors in Main Electrical Panel (2013)
(2) 8-D Batteries (2013)
Battery Charger (2013)
Spare Alternator (2013)
Spare Starter (2013)
(4) Spare Serpentine Belts (2013)
Serpentine Belt Tensioner and Idler (2013)

BILGE SYSTEMS
Bilge pumps (2012, 2013)
Redundant aft bilge pump (2012)
Bilge hose (2012)

THRU-HULLS
Replaced (2013)



Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Wood 
Engine Make CumminsEngine Year 2008 
Engine Hours 1500Number of Engines 1 
For Sale by

Midcoast Yacht & Ship Brokerage

P.O. Box 504
Tenants Harbor
ME
04860
United States

Full Specs

Passenger Schooner COI for 49 Passengers

5 year hull inspection in May 2013 - there were no 835's issued

Topsail Schooner Design by John G. Alden, the third schooner to these plans

Built in 1986

Construction by Nathaniel Zirlott in Alabama

Specifications:
LOA 77
LOD 54.8 
Beam 17'6"
Draft 6'
41 Tons

Tankage:
Fuel 600 Gallons Diesel
Water 75 Gallons (Potable)
Waste 40 Gallons

Hull planking is Mahogany on either Cypress or White Oak Frames. Likely Cypress. Florida Juniper deck. Cypress cabin tops. Douglas Fir masts, booms and gaffs.

SAILS
(New in 2008? Heavy construction. Excellent condition. Jib, Staysail, Foresail, Mainsail, Main Topsail, Fisherman)


INTERIOR
Sleeps 12 in 4 Cabins (Forecastle sleeps 2 in 2 single berths; Salon sleeps 4 in 4 single berths; Captain's Quarters sleeps 2 in narrow double berth; Aft cabin sleeps 4 in two double berths.
Galley. Sink with electric water pump. Large ice chest. Microwave
2 Heads. One head with electric toilet and sink. Second head with portable toilet (only)
Navigation Station with desk (and main 12-volt electrical panel)

GROUND TACKLE


RECENT MODIFICATIONS/UPGRADES/REPLACEMENTS

ENGINE
Cummins Diesel (2008). 175 hp. 1,500 hours
Double Raycor Fuel Filter System (2012)
Throttle cable (2013)
Throttle (2013)
Copper fuel line -- partial replacement (2013)

INSTRUMENTATION
GPS -- Garmin 5212 (2010)
Radar -- Garmin 16-mile high resolution with 5212 interface (2012)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Lightning Protection -- mast-tops (2012) with new wire to keel
VHF Radios at helm -- ICOM and Westmarine (2011, 2012)
VHF Radio Antennae (2012)
Complete 12-Volt Electrical System (2013)
Complete 110-Volt Electrical System (2012)
Aft Electrical Panel (2013)
Switches and Connectors in Main Electrical Panel (2013)
(2) 8-D Batteries (2013)
Battery Charger (2013)
Spare Alternator (2013)
Spare Starter (2013)
(4) Spare Serpentine Belts (2013)
Serpentine Belt Tensioner and Idler (2013)

BILGE SYSTEMS
Bilge pumps (2012, 2013)
Redundant aft bilge pump (2012)
Bilge hose (2012)

THRU-HULLS
Replaced (2013)

RIG
Foremast Gaff (2013)

RIG: RUNNING RIGGING
Lazy Jacks -- Foresail and Mainsail (2013)

HULL
Hull Seams Refurbished (2013)
Hull Paint (2013)
Re-Stuffed Packing Gland (2013)

DECK
Deck Refurbished (2013)
New strongback on davits with metal support (2013)

CABIN TOPS
Cabin Tops Refurbished (2012, 2013)

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Man Overboard Ladder (30" * 48" hinged platform, sits 18" beneath waterline)

Fall 2013 - Painted from masts down, interior painted

Vessel Details

Topsail Schooner Design by John G. Alden, the third schooner to these plans

Built in 1986

Construction by Nathaniel Zirlott in Alabama

Passenger Schooner COI for 49 Passengers
5 year hull inspection in May 2013 - Coast Guard found no deficiencies (835's)

UPDATE APRIL 2014 

MASTER SHIPWRIGHT PETER LITTLE (see information below) HAS BEEN WORKING ABOARD FOR THE PAST FEW WEEKS AND FINDS THIS VESSEL IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, AS HE SAYS, "AMAZINGLY GOOD CONDITION"


Specifications:
LOA 77
LOD 54.8 
Beam 17'6"
Draft 6'
41 Tons

Tankage:
Fuel 600 Gallons Diesel
Water 75 Gallons (Potable)
Waste 40 Gallons

Hull planking is 2" Mahogany on Cypress Frames.  Florida Juniper decks. Cypress cabin tops. Douglas Fir masts, booms and gaffs.

SAILS
(New in 2008? Heavy construction. Excellent condition. Jib, Staysail, Foresail, Mainsail, Main Topsail, Fisherman)


INTERIOR
Sleeps 12 in 4 Cabins (Forecastle sleeps 2 in 2 single berths; Salon sleeps 4 in 4 single berths; Captain's Quarters sleeps 2 in narrow double berth; Aft cabin sleeps 4 in two double berths.
Galley. Sink with electric water pump. Large ice chest. Microwave
2 Heads. One head with electric toilet and sink. Second head with portable toilet (only)
Navigation Station with desk (and main 12-volt electrical panel)

GROUND TACKLE


RECENT MODIFICATIONS/UPGRADES/REPLACEMENTS

ENGINE
Cummins Diesel (2008). 175 hp. 1,500 hours
Double Raycor Fuel Filter System (2012)
Throttle cable (2013)
Throttle (2013)
Copper fuel line -- partial replacement (2013)

INSTRUMENTATION
GPS -- Garmin 5212 (2010)
Radar -- Garmin 16-mile high resolution with 5212 interface (2012)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Lightning Protection -- mast-tops (2012) with new wire to keel
VHF Radios at helm -- ICOM and Westmarine (2011, 2012)
VHF Radio Antennae (2012)
Complete 12-Volt Electrical System (2013)
Complete 110-Volt Electrical System (2012)
Aft Electrical Panel (2013)
Switches and Connectors in Main Electrical Panel (2013)
(2) 8-D Batteries (2013)
Battery Charger (2013)
Spare Alternator (2013)
Spare Starter (2013)
(4) Spare Serpentine Belts (2013)
Serpentine Belt Tensioner and Idler (2013)

BILGE SYSTEMS
Bilge pumps (2012, 2013)
Redundant aft bilge pump (2012)
Bilge hose (2012)

THRU-HULLS
Replaced (2013)

RIG
Foremast Gaff (2013)

RIG: RUNNING RIGGING
Lazy Jacks -- Foresail and Mainsail (2013)

HULL
Hull Seams Refurbished (2013)
Hull Paint (2013)
Re-Stuffed Packing Gland (2013)

DECK
Deck Refurbished (2013)
New strongback on davits with metal support (2013)

CABIN TOPS
Cabin Tops Refurbished (2012, 2013)

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Man Overboard Ladder (30" * 48" hinged platform, sits 18" beneath waterline)

Fall 2013 - Painted from masts down, interior painted

 

Master Shipright Peter Little has been working aboard this vessel March / April 2014 and finds her in very good condition. 

His qualifications:

 

  • Master Builder of the S/V Denis Sullivan - 137' 3-masted Great Lakes Schooner in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ran overall operations, administered 11 full-time employees, and supervised a volunteer force of 250 people.
  • Built 68' Schooner Thomas E Lannon in Essex, Massachusetts. This was the first new Schooner built in Essex in 50 years, on the same site that had built over 5,000 vessels since 1679.
  • Refinished all exterior woodwork in 63' Palmer JohnsonFalcon.
  • Rebuilt 56' Sea Ray Flybridge Cruiser. Co

Disclaimer

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.