The Albin Vega is a well proven offshore cruiser with fast and seakindly performance and moderate draft for exploring the East coast. Having been in the same ownership for 22yrs, Aquila is a good example of her class and benefits from recent standing rigging, seacocks, toilet and boom tent.
Viewing by appointment through our Essex office on (01621) 785600.
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Albin Marin AB
Designer: Per Brohall
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 27 ft 1 in
Beam: 8 ft 0 in
LWL: 23 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 10 in
Displacement: 2300 kgs
Ballast: 915 kgs
Fresh Water Tanks: (65 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: (30 Liters)
The accommodation offers four berths in two cabins. V berth forward with infill. Opening hatch to foredeck. Heads compartment with marine toilet (new 2007 and unused) and basin. In saloon, two settee berths, table and storage. Galley with 2-burner gas cooker and grill, sink with manually pumped cold water supply and storage.
Located abaft the companionway, Volvo Penta MD6A 10hp 2-cylinder diesel engine. Seawater cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to fixed pitch propeller. The engine has been well maintained during her current ownership of over 30yrs.
Sails & Spars
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 1999). Terylene running rigging. Sailspar headsail furling system. Two sheet winches. Two halyard winches.
Mainsail, furling Genoa, spinnaker and storm jib
Assorted other sails also included
Anchor with chain and warp
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and stanchions
Sprayhood, mainsail cover and named cockpit dodgers in blue
Full boom mounted cockpit tent (used once)
Various warps and fenders
Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass
Manual bilge pump
Albin Vega built in 1973 by Albin Marin AB to a design by Per Brohall. White GRP hull with cove line. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to decks. Long keel. Tiller steering to keel hung rudder. Aft self draining cockpit.
Aquila has not been launched since 2007 and has had new seacocks and heads in 2007. She has been in the same ownership since 1980 and has been well maintained by her marine engineer owner.
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