Used Yachts for Sale

John G.Alden Schooner
€ 2.500.000 (VAT Not paid)


Short Description

Never in charter! New topside paint, new antifouling , new anodes as well as installation of new sailing-instruments.Offers are invited!

General Description

Model: Custom John G. Alden Schooner
Design: Number 492, “Freedom” from 1931
Builder: Nikolai Shipyard

Engine compartment
Engine: Vetus Deutz 6-Zylinder Diesel (Full Service in 2011)
Engine working hours: 950
Engine power: 195 Hp
Speed: Cruising - 9kts/Max. -  12 kts
Consumption: 8L/hour (Cruising)
Mechanical “worm drive”steering
Hydraulic Gearbox
Dual cooling system
Three bladed bronze propeller
80mm s/s Propeller Shaft (New in 2006)

Fuel capacity(l): 6900
Fresh water capacity(l): 6500
Grey water tank(l): 1000 (Full service 2011 incl. New odor filters)
Black water tank(l): 1000 (Full service 2011 incl. New odor filters)

“English Style” white panelling with dark wood accents
Seasafe Carpet throughout except deckshouse, galley and bathrooms (wood-parquet)

Cabins 6 (+Deckshouse), 13 berths
Guest Cabins with ensuite facilities: 4
Crew Cabins with shared facilities: 2
Heads: 5
Showers: 5
Guest Berths: 8
Crew Berths: 3 (Double + Single Captains) + Pilot Berth in Deckshouse
Pillows, Linen, Blankets, Sheets, Towels for 12 (New/Added 2011)
Large Midships Table seating 12 persons in comfort, safety and privacy
Table doubles during long distance cruising as dinghy storage
Master Stateroom located to port amidships featuring large double berth and ensuite facilities
All guest cabins feature upper & lower berth, ensuite facilities and individual entertainment systems as well as individually controllable airconditioning
Crew Accommodation is located aft of deckshouse consisting of one twin (upper/lower berth) cabin and a separate Captains cabin with one full size berth, one emergency berth, writing desk.
Salon features writing desk / Computer-Internet Station, reading seat, U-shaped
sofa/dining area to starboard seating 8, 42” flat screen TV, Stereo System, huge
inventory of movies & music and large library (book shelves)
Utility Room
Whirlpool Washing Machine (220V)
Whirlpool Tumbling Dryer (220 V)
Whirlpool full size deep freezer (220V)

Whirlpool  4 Plate stove (220V)
Whirlpool  Microwave (220V)
Whirlpool  Oven (220V)
Saeco Espresso Machine
Fridge with Freezer Compartment
Crockery & Cutlery for 12 Persons

Vetus electric/hydraulic Bow Thruster (Fully Serviced 2011)
24 V onboard system drawing on 4 banks of 2x12V Varta Maint.Free, Service
Batteries of 190A/h each = ttl.: 760Ah (New 2011)
12V System via 3 separate converters (New 2011)
24V Starter batteries (conventional) main engine (New 2011)
2 x 12V Starter batteries – conventional - (one per generator) (New 2011)
Tec-Pro Battery Charger for Main Engine Starter (New/Added 2011)
Trace Engineering Service Battery Charger & 4,5 KW Inverter (New/Added 2011)
Einhell Mobile heavy duty battery charger with 100A booster (New/Added 2011)
Shore Power 30A with 15m & 25m H/D cable and galvanic separator (New 2011)
8 KW Kohler 24V / 220V Generator in soundproof box (12V start. battery) Serviced 2011
25 KW Kohler 24V / 220V Generator in soundproof box (12V start. battery) Serviced 2011
3 KW Mastervolt-Dakar Inverter & HD Battery Charger (Added / New 2011)
Tec-Pro HD Battery Charger (Fully Serviced 2011)
Tec-Pro HD Bettery Charger (Spare, Added 2011)
195 Amp service dedicated alternator on main engine
Airconditioning / Heating
Condaria Double-Compressor 80.000 BTU System
All individual areas can be regulated separately (Full Service 2011)

Master Stateroom
TV with Video & DVD-Player
Stereo Radio with speakers set into ceiling MP3, CD, i-pod
Guest Staterooms
Stereo Radio with speakers set into ceiling, Cassette / CD
42” Flat Screen TV, DVD player, HD-movie library;
Stereo-Radio with speakers set into ceiling, CD & USB

Binnacle Compass (1895, completely refurbished & certified 2011)
Hand Held Electronic Compass (New/Added 2011)
Raymarine Speed, Sounder, Water Temperature with slaves in Cockpit (New 2011)
ICOM VHF fixed station (Fully serviced 2011)
3 x Icom Handheld VHF/ Folating (New 2011)
Radar Furuno 36nm 
Autopilot  Neco Marine 2000XTE (Complete overhaul 2011)
GPS Raymarine fixed station (New 2011)
Depth/Speed/Water-Temp Raymarine (New 2011)
GPS Handheld (New/Added 2011)
Clock, Barometer, Binoculars w/bearing-compass, dividers & rulers (New/Added 2011)
 1000 Paper charts world wide coverage (New/Added 2011)

Water & Bilges
220 V Hot Water System (New / Serviced 2011)
220 V Pressure Water System with 24V back-up (New 2011)
Fresh Water deck wash system
2 x 220V heavy duty Vetus bilge pump with manifolds connecting to all compartments 
(Full Service 2011)
24V heavy duty Liverani bilge pump connected to same manifold system (Full Service 2011)
Reverse Osmosis Water Maker (Offshore Marine Laboratories) 2.000 L/day (Added/ New 2011)

Super Heavy Duty Shrouds, Stays & Bottle Screws (S/S) (full service in 2011)
Heavy Duty wood covered blocks (overhauled 2011)
Mainsail: Marconi by Aquatron full service incl, washing & impregnating 2011
Schooner Sail: Gaff (New 2011( by Chanel 9 Sails
Fisherman (Topsail): Aquatron (Full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011)
Boom Jib: Aquatron (Full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011)
Outer Jib: Furling, Harken/ Aquatron (Full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011)
Inner Jib: Furling, Harken/ Aquatron (Full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011)
All Hallyards and Sheets have been professionally cleaned in 2011

10 Harken Sheet Winches (6 x 48ST, 2x 53ST & 2x 56 ST)
2 Harken Decks-Winches (48)
2 Harken Electric Winches (48 ST-E & 56 ST-E) 
(All winches are 2-speed completely serviced 2011)
Alloy Masts stepped keel
Alloy Booms (Serviced & painted in 2011)

Steel Deck with Teak & Mahogany superstructure and massive teak deck (laid floating)
Two Patent Anchors of  100kg each, 2 x 120m of 16mm chain

1 x 8 & 1 x 4 Person Offshore Life Rafts (New/Added 2011)
12 Life Jackets with Strobe Lights (New/Added 2011)
4 Lifejackets with built in harness (New/Added 2011)
3 Fire Extinguishers ABC 5kg each (Fully Serviced 2011)
6 Fire Extinguishers ABC 3kg each (Fully Serviced 2011)
Emergency Tiller
Full Set of Offshore Flares (New/Added 2011)
Lifelines for all boat (New/Added 2011)

Additional information
Sun-Awings for Midships & Aft (New 2011)
Wooden Dinghi Crane (New 2011)
Scuba Diving & Fishing
Bauer 220V Dive Compressor (New / Added 2011)
Complete Scuba Diving Equipment for two
3 Offshore Fishing Rods w/various tackle (New/Added 2011)
Dinghies & Tenders
Caribe 350 RIB to be stored in a (removable) cradle on bow (New/Added 2011)
Selva 25HP “Antibes” Outboard Engine (New/Added 2011)
Zodiac 340 RIB to be stored on top of midships table when enroute (New/Added 2011)
Yamaha 30HP Autolube Outboard Engine (New/Added 2011)
Bombard Typhoon 305 inflatable bottom stored below for spare (New/Added 2011)
Mercury 4-Stroke 6HP Outboard Engine (New/Added 2011)
Dedicated Crane for Dinghi mounted to main mast (New 2011)
Spare Parts & Tools
Spare parts for main engine, generators and electrics (New/Added 2011)
Spare parts for all pumps (incl. spare pumps) & all plumbing
Spare parts for rigging & other hard-ware
Extensive inventory of ropes
Huge Inventory of tools (New/Added 2011)

Built by Nikolai Shipyard Ukraine to Llyods 100 A1 and even so the documentation to
this has been lost, the quality of construction shows absolutely everywhere.
Built as a Modern Classic to the plans of a Custom Schooner drawn and built by John
Alden in 1931. The Original had been built by Great Lakes Boat Building Corporation
for Mr. Sterling Morton of Chicago. The construction of the steel hull has been kept
as close as possible to the original design and specifications.
The original vessel built in 1931 once raced against “America” – and won!
Steel Hull with steel frames and stringers of exceptional strength. (S-framed hull)
Steel Superstructure with massive oak panelling under teak-marineply.
Stainless Steel Portholes in Superstructure.Steel Portholes in Hull

Maintenance history
The vessel has been owned by some well known personalities who had little
opportunity to actually enjoy this head turning beauty. She never the less received a “back to new” (or even better than new) refit during 2005/2006 whilst which a teak deck was added further reflecting the extraordinary quality this yacht can pride herself with.
Following some years of neglect by the next owner she eventually did receive
another major refit between fall 2010 and fall 2011 during which she once again was
brought back to former glory and not one piece of equipment had been left out from
servicing or replacing.Today, as of November 2011 she shows in almost immaculate perfection and is
ready to take someone to any corner of this world, pretty much at any time.


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.


Length: 30.00 m
Beam: 6.10 m
Depth : 3.65 m
Asking Price: € 2.500.000
Categories: Motorsailor
Material: Steel
Year Built: 1999
Dimensions:    30.00 m x 6.10 m x 3.65 m
Location: Belize
Yacht Reference Code: 29733

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