I often get emails from various people asking all sorts of questions about Living on a Boat. 1968 Alberg Atomic Four This very pretty Alberg 30, designed by Carl Alberg and built by Whitby Boat Works in Canada, is a very popular cruising boat. Back to Listings Back to Home “Tabasco” is one of the ever popular Alberg 30 design. The boats are solidly built. Search and browse boat ads for sale in Calvert, Maryland on Vivaboats.com 20 to 30 indicates a coastal cruiser; 30 to 40 indicates a moderate bluewater cruising boat; 40 to 50 indicates a heavy bluewater boat; over 50 indicates an extremely heavy bluewater boat. 29' Custom Ben Bow Cutter Georgetown Bahamas Asking $48,500. The front and side panels for the hanging locker were installed with a piece of Jatoba cut and routered to join the two panels. The vast majority of his designs were built in the US where he spent most of his life. This was followed by the Universal Atomic 4 engine and, in the later years of production, A-30s were offered with diesel engines. Explore. The fiberglass was hand laid and polyester resin was used. This beam was subject to cracking and failure after hard use. Having encountered several "naysayers" in regard to taking my Alberg offshore, I will NEVER stop compiling evidence that shows otherwise - either from my own experience or the experiences of others. Alberg certainly drew some beautiful boats, and I would feel confident going offshore in many of them mentioned in this thread. Soon afterward came the INVICTA, a 38-footer designed by William Tripp Jr., the first production fiberglass boat to win the Newport-to-Bermuda Race. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Showing the typical Alberg moderation of basic ratios, a slim, slippery hull only 5’6" deep with beam of 10’2" and 26’6" of LWL is powered by 646 square feet of sail (in the available sloop version). These boats have an upright icebox accessible from both the cabin and the cockpit. She has great bones but needs a little TLC. Alberg 30. We arrived at the boat in Branford, CT at midnight, road-weary from a 17 hour drive up from Brunswick, GA. My sole companion, Sergei, A Moscow real estate broker, beams with pride and adoration as he surveys his boat under the dock lights at Dutch Wharf Marina. I like they way they slip through the waves instead of pounding. Among his most well-known designs are the Pearson and Aeromarine Triton, Bristol 27, Pearson Ariel, Commander, Ensign, Alberg 30, Alberg 35, Alberg 37 and many of the Cape Dory designs. 36' Catalina Yachts C-36 Long Beach, California Asking $37,000 . The single-spreader mainmast goes right through the coachroof to rest on a well engineered mast step and perfect for offshore work. The compact cruiser-racer design was commissioned, and the hulls built, by a trio of speculative San Francisco sailors and engineers in the late 50’s. The configuration had to have a full keel, a practical cockpit, and an interior that had full standing headroom interior and a decent galley. A classic and unique 1967 Alberg 30, made by Whitby Boat Works. 30' alberg 30 Bay City, Michigan Asking $29,000. 29' Island Packet 29 Englewood FL, Florida Asking $55,000. 30' Ted Brewer Bulldog Coconut Grove Miami, Florida Asking $60,000. The original mast of the Alberg 30 was not designed for standing through a capsize, a very likely accident for such a small boat playing in the Roaring Forties. The Chesapeake Bay Alberg 30 One-Design Association, Inc., which has about 250 members, produces a monthly newsletter and an annual handbook, conducts springtime educational and maintenance seminars, organizes an annual dinner, and promotes numerous races, cruises and rendezvous annually. Colour/ White. Sail away from the safe harbor. While you might not think a small sailboat is up to the task of going long distances, but some of the best bluewater sailboats are under 40 feet. The mast is deck-stepped and supported originally by a laminated wooden beam on early boats, which over the years have proven to be a weak point. Whitby Boat Works offered the boat with a number of different engines but the 23-hp Volvo MD2D and the 27-hp MD11C were the standard for most years. Pre-1970 models were of laminated wood, check for signs of cracking. With more than 710 built over two decades, the Alberg 30 is a Canadian success story with American and Swedish connections. And unlike many newer one-designs in its size range, it'll do so comfortably, with its seakindly sailing characteristics. Alberg 35 Specifications. Hero Member; Posts: 3091; kARRR-ma: +80/-24; Re: Alberg 30 "Gaelic Sea" « Reply #1 on: July 18, 2007, … 30' Ted Brewer Bulldog Coconut Grove Miami, Florida Asking $60,000. Ballast 3,300 lb. The boat that resulted was the Alberg 30 which was introduced in the following year of 1962. 36' Lavranos L36 Green Cove Springs, Florida Asking $29,900. Decks and cabin houses are constructed of fiberglass cloth and resin, and a core was used in areas of the deck and top of the cabin house for added strength. All new equipment and her liveaboard, offshore-ready modifications listed below were completed at that time unless otherwise noted. The boat, then named "Bells", was trucked to New England where she was sailed locally and dry stored during the winters. She is a classic 1970 Alberg 30 which has been upgraded into a modern cruising boat. Pre-hull liner model Reinforced mast beam Tohatsu 6hp outboard in a lazerette motor well same as Atom Voyages. 1968 Alberg 30 $15,000 Bottom painted February this year All the rigging and systems re-fit for offshore use. Interestingly, the Alberg 37 ranked lower, at fourth. Most problems commonly associated with Alberg 30s can be attributed to normal wear and aging of a vintage boat. The compact cruiser-racer design was commissioned, and the hulls built, by a trio of speculative San Francisco sailors and engineers in the late 50’s. Year 1981 Make Alberg 30 Designer Carl Alberg Builder Whitby Boatworks Construction f/glass LOA 30' 3" LWL 21' 8" Beam 8' 9" Draft 4' 3" Displacement 9,000 lb. 1968 Alberg 30 Whitby Actual ConditionIt was reported that the vessel was damaged on the keel during a storm. Alberg 30 is getting the least amount of love but I get it. Fundamentally the Alberg 30 is a very solidly built fiberglass boat. Year/ 1967. Best Prices Online. Beam/ 8'9" Draft/ 4'3" Displacement/ 9000 lbs. Brian Walter ( LUNA BLUE), and Sue Barrett, Fayne Farrar, and George Dinwiddie (TERN TWO) rafted together and were later joined by […] Crusing Column – July 2007. alberg 30 pictures - Google Search. Another group from Annapolis left with orders for 12, the production run continued into what has become a one of the longest runs on record tallying over 750 boats through a 22 year period. Customize your sail cloth and options online. 30' Ted Brewer Bulldog Coconut Grove Miami, Florida Asking $60,000 . The Alberg 37 raced under the CCA rule and the design has long overhangs and a short full keel ending with a raked rudder to reduce the wetted area. The Alberg 30 is classic design from the 1960s period when many boats were transitioning from wood to fiberglass construction. 1968 Alberg 30 $15,000 Bottom painted February 2018 No blisters All the rigging and systems re-fit for offshore use. The Alberg 30’s rugged construction, classic styling, seaworthy design, and admirable sailing qualities aside, the number one attraction of the Alberg 30 remains an active, enthusiastic, helpful, and friendly owners’ association which has endured for more than thirty years. As of 2010, the asking price of Alberg 30s generally range from $15k-$30k USD depending on their condition as much as their year of build. The Alberg 30 has been described as a forgiving boat to sail. Alberg manufactures models with inboard propulsion systems, available in diesel fuel systems. 612 Third Street, Suite 3CAnnapolis, MD 21403[email protected](410) 216-9309©2020 SpinSheet Publishing Company. It starts up and runs perfectly!! By Towney Townshend Fleet Captain Mike Meinhold (RINN DUIN) hosted the “Stired, Not Shaken Cruise” in mid-May. Main sail in fair condition, roller furling Genoa in good condition. So throw off the bowlines. Many are from people who are contemplating moving aboard themselves and are looking for information and knowledge from those of us who have already taken the plunge (so to speak.) View pictures and details of this boat or search for more Alberg boats for sale on boats.com. ALBERG 30 HISTORY We now have a spreadsheet document listing the known history of every Alberg 30 by hull number thanks to the efforts of a few good folk from the Chesapeake Bay Alberg group; namely Mike Lehman and Jonathan Bresler. Moorage/ yes. There was the ELECTRA, which had been added in 1960, and the ALBERG 35 introduced in 1961. Ballast 3,300 lb. Buyers Notes Most boats were delivered with either the 23­hp Volvo MD2D or the 27hp MD11C which are underpowered, a 40­hp Westerbeke 4-107 was an option, this is the one to go for (or similar power rating if it’s been repowered). Among his most well-known designs are the Pearson and Aeromarine Triton, Bristol 27, Pearson Ariel, Commander, Ensign, Alberg 30, Alberg 35, Alberg 37 and many of the Cape Dory designs. In between is the head. August 22, 2008 / 71 Comments. Host Office/ Sidney. Configuration and Construction. The rudders on the earliest boats were reported not to be strong enough with the internal reinforcing parting from the fiberglass. So I decided to equip my boat with a heavier mast, supported with double spreaders and oversize rig. Alberg 30, … Prior to the 1970 deck change, Whitby utilized a laminated wooden support beam beneath the deck step mast. Engine/ Diesel. Advice can be sought from the active community of owner associations. SpinSheet Racing Team 2020, Safety Equipment, Century Club Stories, and more! In its day it would have been considered a relatively quick boat, being designed to be raced under the Cruising Club of America racing rules, but don't expect modern day performance. By the time the first boat was built, a large group of Chesapeake Bay sailors had also commissioned a fleet. As may be expected, many A-30’s have been re-powered over the years, but there are still plenty with their original engines. Less than two years ago, neither of us had heard of the man let alone his boats. They rocked for 3 hours straight! Pre-hull liner model Reinforced mast beam Tohatsu 6hp outboard in a lazerette motor well same as Atom Voyages. There is also damage to the toe rail on the port side, stern rail is bent and life lines are damaged. Inboard removed for storage space. Most boats of this vintage have been retrofitted with an aluminum plate to add support to the area. 2540. Offshore sailboats need to have a solid construction that will withstand the test of storms, tall waves and strong winds. Aug 22, 2016 - Find Alberg 30 boats for sale in your area & across the world on YachtWorld. They are generally used for traditional, time-honored on-the-water activities such as overnight cruising, watersports and sailing. Please do your research and compare. (internal) Keel: full Rudder keel hung Steering tiller Electronics Icom M302 VHF radio, Lowrance HD7 Chart Plotter and depth sounder, compass, Simrad TP 22 Auto Tiller Sail area 410 sq. It's an unmistakably traditional boat with long overhangs, a narrow beam, and a full cutaway keel-attached rudder, a design harkening back to the early 60s that's forgiving to sail and seaworthy enough to cross oceans. A Teaching Passage Down the East Coast. Remember that the value of a boat is affected by the equipment that is included in the sale. Sailboats 21-30ft. In more extreme conditions, the classically seaworthy design is well suited for heaving-to or laying ahull without complications. It's not uncommon to find early boats to have been retrofitted with aluminum supporting beam. Iron ballast is encapsulated in the full length fiberglass keel, and a fiberglass composite rudder is attached to the keel. Dream. Alberg 30 trailer nearing completion, Alberg 30 Salacia first sail of 2014 In the last post we were in the middle of a great weekend. Showing the typical Alberg moderation of basic ratios, a slim, slippery hull only 5’6" deep with beam of 10’2" and 26’6" of LWL is powered by 646 square feet of sail (in the available sloop version). Boats produced from 1970 changed over to an aluminum beam encased with fiberglass. One quarter-inch bolts used to attach the chain plates for the upper and lower shrouds should also be inspected thoroughly for signs of bending or elongation. 59' Custom Colin Archer 58 Cumayasa Dominican Republic Asking $29,997. Chesapeake Bay Alberg 30 One-Design Association, Inc. Hull Material/ Fiberglass. Alberg 30- check out sailingsalsa.com, I believe in his blog he says all said and done he spent 40K, getting his Alberg ready for a circumnavigation AdriftAtSea. However if If you’re thinking about buying a boat for offshore cruising, there are a few things to know about what makes a small boat offshore capable.. Expect some amount of hobby-horsing. 42' … ISBN:978-0939837328. Another weak point of the Alberg 30 design seems to have been the attachment of the forward lower shroud chain plates to less than substantial support knees. And Grampian looks like a good low price boat in that length although I must admit I'm not in love with its looks. Offering the best selection of Alberg boats to choose from. Thursday, December 25, 2008. Built in 1959, Métisse is hull #1 of Carl Alberg’s Alberg Odyssey 30 class. Solidly built, these boats enjoy a long history of one design club racing, family crusing, offshore passages, and at least one has a Circumnavigation to her Credit. A 40-hp Westerbeke 4-107 was also a heavy-duty option. Early decks were cored with Masonite, which gave way in favor of balsa after 1970. Mast, rig and sails look in good overall condition. Price/ $23,000 CAD. The vast majority of his designs were built in the US where he spent most of his life. Instant pricing on Alberg 30 sails. Saturday night we went to an amazing concert, Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band. Inboard removed for storage space. &noscript=1"/>. A steal for the money. Whitby Boat Works - Alberg 30 Sailboats for Sale. The brief that was given to Alberg was for a boat built from fiberglass that would sleep four. See more ideas about Boat, Sailboat, Sailing. Dragon Fly is a lovely Alberg 30. The lineup at this time also included a few medium sized powerboats. So congratulations. src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2363124017041113&ev=PageView Discover. Discover. New rigging, new chainplates, new sails, new through hull fittings, new engine. There are several areas where questionable design and construction seem to have led to problems. 30' alberg 30 Bay City, Michigan Asking $29,000. Alberg 30 Mainsheet. Sweet Old Boat was totally restored several years ago and nothing was left to be done. Tartan 33 may be too much of a boat for me as a 1st time buyer. Alberg 30, Boat Life, Books, Marina, Simple Life. As with all Alberg designs and in fact many sailboats of that period, the Alberg 35 derives its ancestry from Scandinavian folkboat influence. 29' Custom Ben Bow Cutter Georgetown Bahamas Asking $48,500. The Alberg 35 is well designed, safe, and capable of serious offshore cruising; best of all she's good looking and affordable. Unlike many boats this size, the A30 is big enough to carry your family and gear for a weekend, a week or longer. New rigging, new chainplates, new sails, new through hull fittings, new engine. The following day we went sailing. $23,000 CAD. Alberg 30, 1965 Alberg 30's have with stood the test of time. 36' Catalina Yachts C-36 Long Beach, California Asking $37,000 . Learn all you can - sailors are eager to share knowledge and there's a brotherhood among sailors (just like bikers). Offshore used sailboats for sale by owner. The condition of older engines depends greatly upon the care and maintenance they have had over the years. -Mark Twain . First were the single cylinder Bukh diesels, followed by two cylinder Volvo Penta marine engines. Needs new propeller, through hulls and batteries. The boat will not point particularly high to windward, the best point of sail is reported to be a beam reach to close reach. Over three hundred of these boats were delivered to the Chesapeake Bay; many of which still sail the Bay and its tributaries. Though the original design by Alberg called for lead ballast, the boats were instead produced with iron ballast encapsulated inside the keel cavity. When looking at the history of how the boat came to be, it's not surprising the design is heavily influenced by the Scandinavian folkboat style, Carl Alberg himself being a Swedish born American. Alberg 30 North Carolina Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. These boats have a cult following, and Pickle was basically the best Alberg 30 on the market. Includes portapotty and Raritan electroscan toilet LOA/ 24. The Alberg 35 is well designed, safe, and capable of serious offshore cruising; best of all she’s good looking and affordable. Excellent condition M3-20B Diesel Engine with less than 100 hours!! Newer boats have an aluminum mast brace enclosed inside a molded fiberglass liner. Built in 1959, Métisse is hull #1 of Carl Alberg’s Alberg Odyssey 30 class. The galley is situated in the well vented space at the back of the saloon below the companionway where the cook can be a part of the social happenings outside in the cockpit when under anchor. Boats built prior to 1970 utilized masonite as a core material, while those built after used balsa wood. Today Alberg 30s can be found scattered over all parts of the world, but mainly concentrating around North America and particularly in Chesapeake Bay where a vibrant owners association has approximately 250 members. Many have completed extensive offshore passages, and at least one has a circumnavigation to her credit. But lightweight construction limits the 26’s suitability for offshore. ALBERG 30 SLOOP; 30' Sloop. Catch the trade winds in your sails. What makes a small boat offshore capable. Alberg 30 Offshore Shakedown. Interestingly, the Alberg 37 ranked lower, at fourth. They were looking for a design for sailing on the San Francisco Bay but also suitable for offshore use, built to the MORC rule (Micro Offshore Racing Club). Also by Alberg were that 26 foot ARIEL, and a 16' HAWK. Alberg 30 Offshore Shakedown. The Alberg is narrow and small by today's standards, with a beam of only 10 ft. 2 in. Inboard removed for storage space. Particular areas for inspection are listed below: Check the support under the deck-stepped mast for signs of delamination. The Alberg 30 is an adaptation of a 30-footer Alberg designed for San Francisco Bay and was first built in response to a request by some Toronto sailors for a cruising auxiliary that could be fleet raced. The value of the strong owners’ association, particularly for those considering an older boat needing some work, can’t be overstated. Similar Alberg 30's are selling for $15,000 up to $29,000. Jan 21, 2012 - Sailing 'Sabrina' our 1966 Alberg 30 #158 on the Potomac River in Maryland during the fall of 2003. Saved by Loretta. This unique Voyager Edition Alberg 30 underwent an extensive professional refit at CYS in Brunswick, GA, completed in 2014. By modern standards the boat's narrow beam and low freeboard means the insides will seem extremely small and cramped however this traditional approach to seaworthiness pays dividends in rough seas with a hull that is ultimately stable and seakindly. As with all Alberg designs and in fact many sailboats of that period, the Alberg 35 derives its ancestry from Scandinavian folkboat influence. Specifications. Decks are masonite cored and drain directly overboard under the toe rail. By the time the first boat was built, a large group of Chesapeake Bay sailors had also commissioned a fleet. Listing No. Narrow beam, low freeboard, large overhangs, and a full keel with a cutaway on the forefoot and a rudder directly attached were the order of the day. 56' Ted Brewer … Jan 21, 2015 - Explore Kirsten Austin's board "Alberg 30" on Pinterest. More ideas for you Originally, the Alberg 30 was powered by the 22 horsepower Gray Marine gasoline engine. Narrow beam, low freeboard, large overhangs, and a full keel with a cutaway on the forefoot and a rudder directly attached were the order of the day. Pre-hull liner model Reinforced mast beam Tohatsu 6hp outboard in a lazerette motor well same as Atom Voyages. The Alberg 37 has an easy motion through the water, sea kindliness pays important dividends in offshore work where reducing fatigue is key to safe passages. These days, when getting the family sailboat ready in the spring may mean little more than a weekend spent washing and waxing the topsides, plus a quick coat of paint on the bottom, it’s hard to remember that owning a boat some thirty years ago usually meant work—and a lot of it—or money, and a lot of that, too. This usually means a thick, well-maintained fiberglass or steel hull and a rock-solid structure. and a waterline of 26 ft. 6 in. It was a time when fiberglass was the new wonder material and pioneering a new material meant construction was pretty conservative. With an Alberg 30 you can go anywhere - Yves Gelinas sailed one of these around the world (search: Jean du Sud Around the World). 1. 1970 Alberg 30 "Sugar" is a very rare find! Its been reported the forward lower shroud chainplates are not well supported and should be inspected closely for signs of movement or stress. FOR SALE - Victoria - 1968 Alberg 30 30.5' loa 8'10" beam 4'3" draft 9000lbs disp. 59' Custom Colin Archer 58 Cumayasa Dominican Republic Asking $29,997. They were looking for a design for sailing on the San Francisco Bay but also suitable for offshore use, built to the MORC rule (Micro Offshore Racing Club). Two layers of insulation was installed on the hull in the V-berth in the same manner as in the head. Year 1981 Make Alberg 30 Designer Carl Alberg Builder Whitby Boatworks Construction f/glass LOA 30' 3" LWL 21' 8" Beam 8' 9" Draft 4' 3" Displacement 9,000 lb. Sail away from the safe harbor. What Alberg is the best? Have you heard of Carl Alberg? 30' alberg 30 Bay City, Michigan Asking $29,000. On the list of 75 boats, the Alberg 30 has the second best ranking. Capsize Screening Formula (CSF): Designed to determine if a boat has blue water capability. These include leaking ports and fittings, balsa wood deck core that has deteriorated through water saturation, and worn rudder pintles, gudgeons and bushings. This Blog will chronicle the complete restoration of an Alberg 30 sailboat. Alberg 30, 1969, Beaufort, North Carolina, $14,000, Price reduced 7/24/12 to $10,000, Taken off market : Home: Lessons: Rentals: How To: Forums : Videos: Texas Regattas: Bookstore: Search: Sailboats for sale: Sailboat Photo Gallery: Sails: Scam Warnings: Texas Lakes: Advertise with us: Contact: Free Sailboat Ad: Go to Sailing Texas classifieds for current sailboats for sale . On older boats, the heel fitting on the rudder may be worn. It was a spectacular display of pure musicianship, the band had so many talented musicians. So throw off the bowlines. Now, Carl Alberg has taken on near legendary status for us – we were dropping h… Article by Loretta. This repair is common and seems to have solved the problem. Berths accommodating a crew of four are divided into two areas, two in the v-berth, and two in the main saloon area. by James Baldwin. "A legend in it's own time", that's the description John Vigor made about the Alberg 30 in his book Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere. Alberg 30 North Carolina Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. Hero Member; Posts: 3091; kARRR-ma: +80/-24; Re: Alberg 30 "Gaelic Sea" « Reply #1 on: July 18, 2007, … Check the deck for delamination as well as signs of rot in the coring (creaking sounds). Fundamentally the Alberg 30 is a very solidly built fiberglass boat. Her 18 HP Yanmar engine has undergone regular maintenance and has under 350 hours on it (be sure to view the video!). The vessel shows to be in good condition overall. Many Albergs have proven offshore capable, with appropriate upgrades and modifications. The Alberg 30 is an adaption of a 30-footer Alberg designed for San Francisco Bay and was first built in response to a request by some Toronto sailors for a cruising auxiliary that could be fleet raced. Most problems commonly associated with Alberg 30s can be attributed to normal wear and aging of a vintage boat. It was chilly and rainy, but Ridout Creek was well protected from the 20 kt westerly. Configuration and Construction. Restaurants in der Nähe von Chocolat auf Tripadvisor: Schauen Sie sich 5.041 Bewertungen und 1.108 authentische Fotos von Restaurants in der Nähe von Chocolat in La Thuile, Aostatal an. The Alberg 30 is classic design from the 1960s period when many boats were transitioning from wood to fiberglass construction. The boat had been trucked to New England by her owner and recently resold to a consulting client of mine from Russia. Capsize Screening Formula (CSF): Designed to determine if a boat has blue water capability. This is a living document that is always open to revision and updates as and when they become available. I picked Alberg 30, Mainly because it is the boat I have chosen as well. Dream. 36' Lavranos L36 Green Cove Springs, Florida Asking $29,900. The Alberg 30 is an adaption of a 30-footer Alberg designed for San Francisco Bay and was first built in response to a request by some Toronto sailors for a cruising auxiliary that could be fleet raced. Owned by the owners of a prominent marine canvas business in St. Augustine, she has been expertly and professionally restored and cared for. I've come to conclude that my intended use is 70% … Many have completed extensive offshore passages, and at least one has a circumnavigation to her credit. Between Hurricanes I drove north to Connecticut to make an offshore delivery on one of the Alberg 30 Voyager Edition boats I had refit here in Brunswick a couple years earlier. She is very safe, stiff, dry and is a sea-kindly motion boat for long passages across large bodies of water. In the summer of 1973, I purchased an Alberg 30, hull 399, built in 1967 or 68 in Whitby, on Lake Ontario. As conditions get rougher, the Alberg 30's seaworthiness starts to shine, with its narrow beam the boat tends to slice through the waves where modern designs which favor beaminess and high freeboard will get thrown around. 59' Custom Colin Archer 58 Cumayasa Dominican Republic Asking $29,997. The Alberg 30 has a reputation as a stoutly built and sea kindly vessel, and was made famous by Qubecoise circumnavigator (and my personal hero) Yves Gillenas. 20 to 30 indicates a coastal cruiser; 30 to 40 indicates a moderate bluewater cruising boat; 40 to 50 indicates a heavy bluewater boat; over 50 indicates an extremely heavy bluewater boat. Explore. Our Boat: The Alberg 30. These boats have a cult following, and Pickle was basically the best Alberg 30 on the market. For the design, Whitby Boat Works in turn approached Carl Alberg (1900 - 1986), at that time one of America's leading yacht designers. They asked Kurt Hansen of Whitby Boat Works to find a … Ideally I want to keep it in the 30 foot max range to keep the maintenance and docking cost down. Alberg 37 Mark II Yawl for sale in Kingston Ontario. In 1962, six folkboat racers from Toronto's National Yacht Club decided that they wanted a bigger boat. The construction of the Alberg 30 hull consists of a solid lay-up of fiberglass cloth and polyester resin. The underwater profile needs to be seaworthy. Sold. Classic cruiser has been refit extensively. 29' Custom Ben Bow Cutter Georgetown Bahamas Asking $48,500. That translated into lots of glass fiber and lots of resin. » Sailing Magazine, Apr 2002, Used Boat Notebook» BoatUS, Alberg 30 review by Jack Horner» The Alberg 30 Association, Information, reviews, photos and more» Twenty Small Sailboats to Take You Anywhere by John Vigor, (Ch1, p1-6) an in depth look at the Alberg 30. I named it Jean-du-Sud, after a song that Gilles Vigneault, a folk signer from Québec, wrote in homage to his father, a fisherman who, “alone on his sailboat, smuggled horizons of far away paradises”. Earlier versions of the ALBERG 30 have a laminated wood mast brace and no liner. This resulted in early boats being quite tender and more ballast was added to subsequent production to correct for this. The Alberg 30 has a reputation as a stoutly built and sea kindly vessel, and was made famous by Qubecoise circumnavigator (and my personal hero) Yves Gillenas. And indeed the Alberg 30 has garnered a huge following with an active community of owners in North America. There are the odd examples that are asking much higher prices having undergone very extensive rebuilds and presenting themselves in "as new" condition. 1968 Alberg 30 $15,000 Bottom painted February 2018 No blisters All the rigging and systems re-fit for offshore use. Location/ Marina. While the boats were being built a group of sailors from Washington DC inspected the Alberg 30 at Whitby Boat Works and left with firm orders for 15. LOA: 30' 3"LWL: 21' 8"Beam: 8' 9"Draft: 4' 3"Displacement: 9,000 lbsSail Area: 410 sqftDesigner: Carl AlbergYear Introduced: 1962Year Ended: 1987Builder: Whitby Boat Works. The 22-year production run of more than 750 boats is, to the best of my knowledge, unprecedented in the marine industry. 36' Catalina Yachts C-36 Long Beach, California Asking $37,000. This 30-footer has many circumnavigations to its credit, perhaps the most notable being that of Yves Gelinas, who made an award winning film of his circumnavigation in Jean du Sud. The negatives I don't like about them (in general) are they typically sail on their ear, and often have weather helm that is hard to balance out. Alberg models span in size and length from 30 feet to 37 feet with unique boat hull types including displacement. V-Berth insulation and hanging locker . 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