Albin Express cruiser/racer with GRP hull and decks. 1.45M keel allows more shallower areas to be negotiated safely. Auxiliary powered Mariner, 4hp, 2-stroke outboard mounted on bracket at transom. Deck stepped aluminium rig with comprehensive suit of Hyde sails including main, jib and spinnaker.
Below decks can sleep 4 crew with ease. New upholstery. Comes complete with compass, speed/depth sounder, VHF and GPS.
Due to location, viewings are by prior appointment only. Those wishing to view should be aware that the boat is ashore for the winter and access is via a ladder. To arrange a viewing please call 0191 272 9086 and ask for David or Matt.
Designed by Peter Norlin and built by Albin Marin in Sweden in 1982, this fast racer/cruiser's hull and superstructure is constructed in GRP with sandwich deck for additional strength.
Cast iron fin keel weighing 800Kgs, which is bolted through hull giving a draft of 1.45M.
Transom hung rudder with tiller steering.
Deep self bailing cockpit with locker storage and main sheet traveller.
Large storage locker to stern for fenders and other boat related equipment.
Hull topsides in great shape with new blue decals.
The boat is powered by a Mariner 4hp 2-stroke outboard situated on bracket at transom.
This long shaft unit has been serviced annually and is great for manoeuvring and pushing the tide.
The present owners only use the internal tank to cut down on unnecessary weight but the fittings are there should an external tank be desired.
12V system providing navigation and cabin lighting as well as power for instruments.
Fractional 7/8ths, deck stepped silver anodised aluminium mast by Z-Spar replaced and with new stainless steel standing rigging in 2006.
Running rigging is a mixture of Dyneema and racing braid all in good order.
All sails are by Hyde and were introduced in 2015. These include:
Main, No1 jib and spinnaker including pole.
Also available are a serviceable set of sails including No1 jib, No2 Jib and spinnaker
Two berth forepeak with settee berth port and starboard in saloon.
Pilot berth on port side.
Cushion fabric is smart blue and yacht is finished with varnished mahogany wood panelling.
Saloon table is attached to the forward bulkhead when required.
The sea toilet is accessed via a hinged cover under the forward bunk.
New space saving tidy-alls organisers attached to interior hull.
Galley area on the starboard side, cleverly slides aft and has a sink, gas 2 burner hob, storage unit and hand pumped fresh water.
Garmin handheld GPS 72 interfaced with VHF (2009)
Advansea Multi S400 (2011)
XM VHF DSC (2005)
Manual bilge pump
Horseshoe and light
Bruce anchor with chain and warp
Albert Edward Dock
Coble Dene Road
North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE29 6DU