1964 Alden "Lady Helene" Custom Ketch

  • 47 ft
  • Cruiser
  • Unknown, ME, US

Yacht price :

$300,000

Overview

DELILAH

ex. SEA TOY

DELILAH is one of the handsome and able Alden LADY HELENE cruising ketches (design no. 0983) known for their roomy and comfortable interiors and cockpit areas. DELILAH has benefited from years of good care from her current owner, including consistent upgrades as listed in the "Full Specs." She can be well recommended for anyone desiring a traditional and comfortable cruising yacht with a good pedigree. For parties with serious interest, a copy of a 2004 survey is available upon request.

Specifications

Basic Information

Manufacturer:
Alden
Model:
"Lady Helene" Custom Ketch
Year:
1964
Category:
Sail
Condition:
Used
Location:
Unknown, ME, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Yes
Vessel Name:
DELILAH
Boat Type:
Cruiser
Hull Material:
Wood
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
HIN:
501686
Designer:
John G. Alden Co., Boston, Massachusetts
Flag of Registry:
US

Dimensions & Weight

Length:
47 ft - 14.33 meter
LOA:
-
Beam:
12 ft 1 in - 3.68 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft 4 in - 1.62 meter
Bridge Clearance:
-
Dry Weight:
-

Engine

Make:
Model:
Engine(s):
1
Hours:
-
Cruise Speed:
-
Range:
-
Joystick Control:
No
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Horsepower:
-
Max Speed:
-

Gallery

Descriptions

Construction

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

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.

Tanks

90-gal. welded aluminum fuel tank, 150-gal. tinned-copper water tank, holding tank with macerator pump.

Electrical

12V 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.

Accommodations

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'+.

Sails & Rigging

Hollow varnished Sitka spruce keel-stepped spars, 1-x-19 stainless wire standing rigging to swaged terminals, stainless steel wire halyards, and nylon sheets. Barient wire-reel halyard winches for main and mizzen; 2 Barient no. 28 self-tailing, 1 Barient no. 17 self-tailing, and 1 Barient no. 22 sheet winches.

Ground Tackle

45-lb. stainless steel anchor, Ideal Vertiche capstan.

Equipment

Bilge blower, fire-extinguishing system, Rule 1500 and Rule 2000 electric bilge pumps, Rule manual bilge pump, bell, horn, flares, some PFDs, safety harness, Avon 6-person life raft, 2 horseshoe rings, strobe light, searchlight, spreader lights, EPIRB, boarding ladder, sail covers, single lifelines, cockpit awning, dodger, dinghy, berth cushions, cooking utensils, glassware, flatware, tools.

Electronics & Navigation

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.

Upgrades to Delilah

  • Max Prop 3-blade feathering, 1991
  • Shower redone, 1994
  • Holding tank and macerator pump, 1994
  • New refrigerator and freezer, 1998
  • Radio and CD player, 1991
  • New Furuno radar, 1994
  • Flat screen T.V., 2005
  • Engine $8,000 and transmission rebuilt, 1998
  • Battery charger and inverter Link 2000, 1999
  • Sitex handheld radio, 1997
  • MPS sail, 1991
  • MOM 8, 1996
  • Avon dingy with four stroke Evinrude engine, 1998
  • Northstar GPS & Loran, 1998
  • Rebuilt Datamarine gauges, 1999
  • Stainless steel anchor
  • New cabin lights, 1997
  • New propane tanks and controls, 1998
  • New couch, chair, and chart holder, 1997
  • Major $26,000 frame replacement, 1994
  • New stainless exhaust, 1995
  • Sound insulation in engine compartment, 1998
  • Rebuilt Edson steering gear, 1995
  • Avon 6 person life raft, 1998
  • Survey done, 2004
  • Re-do deck $5,000, 2001

Comments

DELILAH is one of the handsome and able Alden LADY HELENE cruising ketches (design no. 0983) known for their roomy and comfortable interiors and cockpit areas. DELILAH has benefited from years of good care from her current owner, including consistent upgrades as listed above. She can be well recommended for anyone desiring a traditional and comfortable cruising yacht with a good pedigree. For parties with serious interest, a copy of a 2004 survey is available upon request.

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.

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Rockport, ME, US

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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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(955035)
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