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1997 Alden 56 FB Express

Harwich Port, Massachusetts

$295,000

Opportunity to acquire a solid, well constructed  Alden cockpit motor yacht.  C. Raymond Hunt designed cruiser.  Reminiscent of the classic commuter styled yachts of an earlier era. Hardtop Flybridge with  Strata-glass enclosure and lower pilothouse helm station - with opening wing door to port. Twin CAT 3196 engines, Northern Lights 30 KW generator.  Understated elegance.  Steady, strong sea handling performance. Fuel efficient at 9 to 10 knots, and capable of cruising at twice that speed.

Nicely appointed salon with plenty of all around windows providing expansive views.  Warm, rich  teak and cherry joinery make for an inviting interior. Two stateroom layout.  Spacious galley and dining below. Centerline queen in master stateroom, cherry cabinetry, ensuite head to starboard, separate shower to port. Starboard guest cabin with twin berths.  Head and shower to port.  Air conditioning and reverse cycle heat.

Teak cockpit sole, fiberglass foredeck. Large swim platform, davits, spare props.

Offers are encouraged.

Please call listing broker Charles Cahoon at CahoonYachts for details. 

 

Disclaimer

Down East Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Cahoon Yacht Brokerage.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Alden
Model: 56 FB Express
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: ADN56006K697
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 56 ft / 17.07 m
Length Overall: 56'9 ft / 17.30 m
Length Of Deck: 50'5 ft / 15.37 m
Beam: 15'4 ft / 4.67 m
Min Draft: 4.42 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 5 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Hours: 3175
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3196
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 660hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 5 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Hours: 3175
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 1,320hp

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 640 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 200 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gal

Other

Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Express Cruiser, Downeast, Flybridge

Additional Information

Air-conditioning from MarineAir 79,000 BTU units, central vacuum

Galley equipment includes:

Gaggenau 4 burner cooktop and separate oven, Sub-Zero refrig, Kurig coffee maker, Sharp 1800 W Microwave, Cuisinart toaster.

Lower helm electronics include:

Recent Furuno MFD display, two ACR spotlight s, Autohelm depth, Robertson AP300X Sidepower bow thruster, Xantrex Link10 battery monitor, trim tabs, Icom Ic-M127 VHF

Flybridge hem electronics include:

Autohelm Depth and Speed, Robertson Auto-Pilot. Recent Furuno MFD , Raymarine C80- GPS, Raymarine C-8- Radar, CAT Engine Vision system smart monitors, trim tabs, spotlight

 Ground tackle is a sizable stainless CQR style plow anchor, bow roller, windlass, 200+ ‘ of chain, spare anchor in locker

Nibral 5 blade props and spares, Tender davits on swim platform.

TV designed to lower into cabinet

Disclaimer
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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