Albin Ballad for sale

Troon, United Kingdom

£14,000 GBP

Albin Ballad
General information
Make/model
Albin Ballad
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
£14,000 GBP
Name of boat
Jake
Year
1978
Length overall
9.13 metres
Location
Troon, United Kingdom

About this Albin Ballad

English

The Albin Ballad "Jake" is a capable 9 metre fin keeled yacht built in Sweden by Albin Marine. A fast hull with masthead rig, spacious saloon, separate heads compartment and twin berth bow cabin with overhead hatch, The Albin Ballad has accommodation for 5 in 2 cabins and is rewarding to sail either cruising or as a club racer.  Originally designed as a fast, seaworthy racer / cruiser, they have a reputation for good, predictable handling.

Accommodation

Forward cabin with V double berth with storage under, overhead hatch and adjacent hanging locker. Reading lights above berths. Main battery switch under starboard bunk Bifold door for heads privacy plus further bifold door to saloon with bench settees with storage under, removeable folding saloon table and reading lights.
Forward facing chart table aft to port with main Furuno unit mounted on board to use either at chart table or positioned in companionway for use at cockpit. Quarter berth aft of chart table and galley to starboard. Engine access under the removeable companionway steps. LED interior lights and portlight curtains.

Galley
Tilley Talisman twin burner hob and grill
Sink with 2 hand pump taps, fresh and sea water
Storage
Forward water tank clean and not used

Heads
Jabsco marine toilet
Slide out sink

Instruments

Engine instruments at forward end of cockpit
Furuno Navnet 30 radar, can be positioned at chart table or at companionway or in cockpit
Furuno GPS with displays port and starboard
Clipper log
Garmin Fishfinder 160
Clock and Barometer
Cobra waterproof DSC VHF radio
Simrad TP22 tillerpilot
Clock and barometer

Sails and rigging

Mainsail on boom roller furling
Furling genoa
Rotastay roller reefing system
Mast in anodised gold through deck stepped
Gold anodised spinnaker pole
Two Lewmar 40 headsail sheet winches
Two Lewmar 16 spinnaker sheet winches
Two Lewmar halyard winches on coachroof
Adjustable main sheet track
Backstay tensioner
Main sail cover

Engine and machinery

Volvo Penta Series 2000 18hp diesel engine
Propeller shaft Super Seal 2019
Two blade folding propeller
Two 50Ah batteries and one 70Ah battery
Engine instruments at forward end cockpit
Webasto warm air cabin heating, serviced 2022

Cockpit

Tiller steering
Mainsheet track system at companionway entrance
Spray dodgers
Spray hood
Halyard bags
Deep cockpit lockers port and starboard
Gas bottles mounted in starboard cockpit locker 
Stern locker
Large steering compass centrally mounted on cockpit floor
(at some point in this yachts life, a wheel steering pedestal had been mounted in this position)
4 strongpoints for lifeline attachment
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit tent

Deck gear

Stainless steel pulpit
Stainless steel pushpit
Stainless steel stanchions and double life lines.
Bruce style 10kg anchor with chain
Anchor windlass, manual
CQR anchor and kedge anchor
Sail control netting on foredeck
Outboard bracket
Various warps and fenders
Mast head tricolour and all round white navigation light, 2019

Safety equipment

Sowester Crew Link Man overboard recovery system
Danbuoy
Horseshoe lifebelt
Perry rescue throw line
Bilge pump

Comment

Albin Marine built 1,500 Albin Ballads between 1971 and 1982. After this the Ballad One-Design Association acquired the moulds and leased them to a number of Swedish yards to continue building a number of Ballad 30 yachts until 1998.

Further information

Hull polished, antifouled and anodes replaced by West Coast Marine 2022
All interior varnish stripped and six coats of varnish applied 2020

Euroyachts

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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Propulsion
Fuel
Diesel
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Broker/Dealer Information

Euroyachts - Troon Office

Troon Yacht Haven
Troon
KA10 6DJ
United Kingdom
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