Very comfortabel center cockpit yacht. Strong construction, easy handling, moderath deph. Refit 2010. Viewing by appointment.
Very well kept Aloa 45 Center Cockpit Ketch, owned by the seller for 30 years. Refit 2010 with completely re-rigging including new bottle screws and turnbuckles (Staylock); the fuel tank was cleaned and fitted with three inspection hatches. New fuel & water gauges were fitted and all ports and hatches (Goiot) were re-glazed and a Sliepner Sidepower Bowthruster (8hp) was installed. The last eight years sailed in the Baltic where she spent 7 months each year inside a boat storage hall.
A very strong and powerful boat. Her ketch rig with both a reefing main and mizzen together with a staysail means she can be comfortably sailed in almost all conditions. Her heavy displacement and large tanks enable her to travel long distances in complete comfort.
Large chain locker + lashing eyes, watertight access door.
Two berths in over & under formation (approx 6.6ft x 2.3ft) foam mattresses, stowage locker under berth. 2 bunk reading lights, ventilation, opening hatch & cabin door. Wardrobe - Situated on port side and including ample hanging space and shelving and mirror.
On the starboard side there is a door giving access to a spacious head with a sea toilet (with a 60 litre holding tank), wash hand basin, and a moulded shower tray with pressurised hot & cold water. Storage lockers, shelves, mirror, towel rail, fluorescent light. Forward alleyway leading to saloon.
Spacious and comfortable, this is the social centre of the yacht. On the starboard side there is a U shaped settee with 5in foam cushions, large lockers behind and below and a large table for 6-8 people. Installed in one of the lockers is a Waeco freezer. On the port side is another sofa which extends to form a double berth and a locker with stowage for bottes and glasses. The saloon has 2 x 240v occasional lights, 4 x 240v sockets & 6 x 12v LED spotlights. Flat screen DVD player and radio.
Aft is the navigational area with a full size chart table with stowage for charts and navigational equipment. Electronic navigation aids are installed close to the circuit breakers and switch panels fitted on the aft bulkhead. The engine room door is located between the companionway and the chart table.
Large with standing headroom. It accommodates the 80hp Perkins diesel engine, start battery, pumps and water heater, Eberspacher diesel heater, Sterling 50 amp battery charger, Stirling alternator to battery charger and a working bench with vice, that helps with any maintenance work. Electric & manual bilge pumps, circuit breakers, etc.
On the starboard side, there is the spacious, modern and convenient galley with stowage cupboards, below and above for crockery, cutlery and food.
Double bowl stainless steel sink with drainer and hot and cold mixer taps, a pressurized sea water tap, and a two burner gas cooker with oven and grill with an electric extractor fan above. 2 x 240v sockets. A large top loading 12v refrigerator and a full size 240v domestic washing machine plumbed into ship’s tanks.
Door situated at end of walk through galley on the starboard side. It is a large cabin with a queen size French bed, 5 in. thick mattresses, three bedhead lights, lockers and wardrobe. Opening ports and deck hatch. There is a door to the private bathroom. Beneath the bed is a large deep locker and access to the steering quadrant and auto-pilot control centre.
Really exceptional, it includes a hip-bath/shower, a large washbasin with pressurised hot and cold water, a sea toilet (with 100 litre holding tank), storage lockers, mirror and fluorescent lighting.
All the above mentioned accommodation is decorated with top quality materials, throughout.
Spacious and clean for easy manoeuvring and work. At the bow, a stainless steel bowsprit with teak platform and two rollers suitable for anchor stowage. At the stern is a pushpit with gangway opening, folding passeralle and ladder down to swim platform. Ten 24" stanchions with upper and lower life lines, fairleads and mooring cleats with an anodised aluminium alloy toe-rail providing attachments for sheet blocks. In deck self-draining gas locker.
The 11 foot long central cockpit offers plenty of living space. It includes two long seats, a helmsman seat, the engine instruments panel, a pedestal mounted steering wheel with compass. Five 2 speed sheet winches on rounded bases. Kiwi non-slip deck and teak deck and cockpit surfaces. Folding teak cockpit table. There are two cockpit covers, a large canvas one with opening window and removable sun shades and a smaller lower vinyl one for poor weather.
Hull and Deck - One piece moulding of hand laid up GRP/Balsa sandwich construction for extra stiffness and strength.
Hull to deck joint is sealed, through bolted and glassed in. Scantlings are in excess of normal practice. Ballast -Lead, encapsulated. Semi balanced rudder with stainless steel stock, connected to a push/pull steering system. There is a Special fitting for an emergency tiller.
All the glazing seals in the 10 opening ports and 3 hatches have been replaced.
Two alternators (90amp & 45amp).
Two Lewmar self-tailing Genoa winches, 2 Gennaker winches, Mizzen halyard winch. 3 main halyard winches & a mainsail out haul winch. All winches re-chromed and most serviced in 2015. Mainsail 31.5sq, Mizzen 12sq, Jib 38sq, Centre sheeted stay furling 13sq, Genoa 93sq, Gennaker with snuffler 93sq. Lazybags, Lazyjacks, UV-Schutz auf Vorsegeln.
Raymarine Multimeter repeater. Nasa electric Barometer
Fortress Kedge anchor with 100 metres of 14 mm rope and 8 metres of chain.10 fenders, ropes, more equipment.