1973 Salthouse Bros John Alden Staysail Ketch

A$  191,303*
San Diego, CA
Interested in this boat? Tel: 619-304-3665
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World Cruiser!

Engine/Fuel Type:
Single / diesel
Located In:
San Diego, CA
Hull Material:
Current Price:
US$ 139,900 (A$  191,303) 

New Zealand Salthouse Brothers

Custom 56' John Alden Staysail Ketch

Huge $60,000 Price Reduction

A Timeless Design Showcasing a Century of Quality Ship Building

Cruise the world tomorrow in this turnkey custom built, blue-water sailing vessel.  She was built for long term cruising while still boasting a comfortable open layout, making those long sailing stints a pleasure.

This 56' John Alden was designed with strength of hull and safety first, with ease of operation, redundancy, comfort and luxurious appointments all coming in a close second.

Down below, she sleeps seven comfortably and features a large galley capable of preparing Thanksgiving dinner for you and yours. Serve everyone up top in the cockpit or in your beautifully varnished 8-person dinette/settee.

Stormy weather?  No worries, she is equipped with a down steering station within a hidden helm and has a full set of interior electronics hidden from view in custom made cabinets.

Nice beds made for big people, gorgeous wood furnishings, marble counter tops, lots of personal storage and ample hot water make this a very comfortable world cruiser!

Her Lees Marine Ford 6-Cylinder Diesel has just been rebuilt and should be good now for thousands of hours to come.  This 120 HP motor is strong and economical, reportedly getting a 1 gallon per hour burn at 1300 RPM and 7 knots of speed... Giving you a reported range, with her 400 gallon fuel tank, of 2000+ miles!

So, if you're looking for do anything, go anywhere around the world sailing yacht and want to look good doing it, put this timeless classic on your list to see!

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Mike Stanton

619-269-0800 or Cell 858-231-5993


Please contact Mike Stanton at (619) 269-0800

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