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1964 ALDEN YACHTS 47′ Alden 47 / Ketch
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Alden 47 / Ketch
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Sleeps 4 in single berths. Chain/equipment locker right forward followed by V-berth with shelves outboard, stowage below, and hanging locker aft to starboard. Opposite to port is enclosed head with sink, W.C., and stowage. Next aft, opposite the head, is a hanging locker followed by the galley, which is equipped with 3-burner propane stove with oven, refrigerator and freezer, hot-water heater (works off the engine and 110V). Opposite the galley, to port, is a settee berth with pilot berth outboard. A folding table is mounted on the forward port bulkhead. Aft, one step up, is the main saloon with large navigation station (freezer under) to starboard and sofa and drop-leaf table to port. There is a hot-and-cold pressure shower. The interior is finished in teak with a varnished cabin sole. Ventilation is provided by 3 hatches/slides and 8 opening ports (10 screens). Headroom: 7'+.
Boston barometer and clock, 6" Danforth compass, spare compass, Neco autopilot, Datamarine S200DL depth sounder, Datamarine LX360 masthead wind indicator, Datamarine A-180 speed/log, Sitex handheld radio, Northstar GPS and Loran, Pioneer AM/FM radio/CD player, some charts, flat-screen TV.
Double-planked Philippine mahogany outer planking over cedar inner planking over oak frames, structural keel, and backbone, bronze-screw fastened. Teak-over-plywood deck (redone 2001) with teak trim. Self-bailing teak cockpit, Edson steering gear (rebuilt 1995). Painted canvas-covered cabin roofs. 9,000-lb. lead ballast keel. White hull with green bottom and teak deck.
Engine and Tankage
1981 Volvo Penta TMD 40A 124-hp 6-cyl. diesel engine; engine and transmission 1998 rebuilt by Manchester Marine. 20" feathering propeller on 1 1/2" stainless steel shaft. Spare propeller. Cruising speed 8 kn., 8.5 kn. max.
90-gal. welded aluminum fuel tank, 150-gal. tinned-copper water tank, holding tank with macerator pump.
2V lighting and 12V starting systems with 90-amp engine-driven alternator, four 8D/12V batteries, circuit-breaker panel, shore-power hook-up, battery-charger, polarity indicator, master switch, battery-condition indicator, converter/inverter.