– John Alden 42ft Ketch for sale
£ 98,500Vat Included / Paid


REDUCED – 2000 (commissioned 2003) 42ft (excluding bowsprit) Clipper Ketch by John Alden (design no.1008). RCD Cat.A. GRP hull (epoxied from new & re-done 2013). Encapsulated lead keel. Decks in epoxied cedar. Douglas Fir spars. 75HP Yanmar. Bowthruster. Liferaft. 7 berths.
A real head-turner and admired where ever she goes.


75hp Yanmar 4 cylinder Diesel engine + turbocharger.
Shaft drive – Variprop 4-bladed feathering prop (2005).
75 Kgf Vetus Bow thruster (2003).
Engine room ventilation fan.
Spare 3 bladed fixed prop
Engine spares incl alternator & starter motor.
Engine Hour Meter with approximately hours showing.


2×210 Ah domestic batteries (2007)
Engine start battery (2012)
Bowthruster & Windlass battery (2012)
Charging by engine alternator, 2 x battery chargers, Aquair wind/water generator & 65 watt Solar panel (2008)
Shore power
Adverc Battery monitoring system
Sterling 350 watt Invertor.


Raymarine C120 Radar/chartplotter/GPS (2008) charts for UK
Furuno GPS / repeater for either GPS.
Furuno Navtex
Vetus Autopilot / repeater
Nasa AIS Radar (2006)
Navico Depth/speed
Std Horizon VM 3500E DSC radio / remote mike in cockpit (2006).
Portable VHF
Electronic Clock & Thermometer.
Tacktick Wind Speed and Direction Indicator.
Tacktick wireless Interface and remote control.
CD radio with MP3 input.
Cockpit speaker for CD/Radio or VHF.
Poseidon Compass.


2 electric/ 1 manual bilge pump
6 man liferaft in cradle
406 Mhz EPIRB with GPS.
Lifebuoy with light & Danbuoy
Rescue sling
Foghorn & loud hailer
Radar reflector
Vetus Gas detector with auto shut off.
4 fire + 1 engine extinguishers
Fire blanket
2 x manual gas Life Jackets with integral safety harnesses.
Emergency Tiller.
Galley strap.
4 x strong hook-on points in cockpit.


Varnished Douglas Fir Main & Mizzen masts.
Standing Rigging renewed 2013.
Elec Simpson Lawrence Anchorman Windlass
Dinghy davits
Boom gallows
2 anchors (1 with 60m chain & other with chain and warp)
Vetus Hydraulic steering with integral autopilot and fluxgate compass.
2 x Telescopic poles.
Teak cockpit gratings
Sprayhood & Dodgers.
Cockpit cover for winter storage.
Sun canopy
2 x boathooks.
Heavy bronze deck cleats and fairleads.
Canvas hatch and wheel covers.
4 x deck vents & 2 x Dorade vents.
Full length cockpit cushions.


Main (3 slab reefs), Mizzen (1 reef), Jib & Staysail (1st used 2003)
Mizzen staysail (2004)
Storm staysail
Stackaway / lazyjacks for main & mizzen
Self furling jib & staysail
5 sheet winches
Main & mizzen winches.
Low stretch Cruising Dyneema Main Halyard – other Halyards are pre-stretched Terylene.


Interior is beautifully fitted out in Mahogany.
Hot & Cold water systems feeding galley sink, shower and wash basin.
Water Calorifier with electric immersion heater
Webasto 3500 Diesel cabin heating with three outlets.
Heads with direct overboard discharge and holding tank on port side forward of the saloon with Hanging locker opposite.
Smev Gas 4 ring hob with separate gas oven (2011)
Frigomatic 12v Refrigerator.
3 dorade & 4 other deck vents
12 x Opening bronze windows with removable mosquito screens.
7 berths with double in the forepeak. 2 x singles in main saloon. Double in guest cabin (port aft side) & single in the starboard quater berth. All berths with lee-cloths.


Following available subject to negotiation:
Valiant D270 RIB (suitable for use in the davits).
Honda 2.3 Outboard new in 2009 – 5 year guarantee.
6 leg Stowage Cradle by EYE.
Extensive spares.

Broker Cove Yacht Brokerage Ltd

2018-02-03 14:36:25

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