The Albin 24 could be classified as a "Cross-over". It's not just a fishing boat, it's a "comfortible for 2 overnight" as well, thus a cruiser. It's not a "true to form" DownEaster, but it has the appearance when looking at her from a short distance, as having DownEaster lines, somewhat, but not totally authentic. As soon as you realize it's an Albin, you automatically think "Trawler" and she looks like when she grows up she might be one. Hard to pinpoint. But what she is.....is hell-built for stout, with a great ride, and many are amazed at the total accomodations with big boat feel, but on a trailerable 24 footer.
She's a 25mph max boat, but certainly not a gas guzzler. 8.4 gph @ 3300rpm.
One of the more impressive aspects of the Getaway is its solid ride A modified-V (16 degree dead-rise aft) hull creates the stability.
A solid-glass keel runs from amidships aft to the stern and accounts for the boat's even response, especailly in a following sea. A bronze skeg protects the running gear.
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Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
Radar - Brand New Still in the box JRC
Refrigerator - Under Helm Seat
Bow thruster - Vetus
Electric bilge pump
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 12V
Bimini Top - With full enclosure
Road trailer - Like new custom Welded Aluminum tandem-axle w/surge brakes
Although the Getaway will accommodate three people, she's an ideal sleep aboard for a couple.
Forward is a large U-shaped settee (with stowage beneath) converts to a queen-size berth when the dining table is lowered. The mattress is 4" thick providing reasonable comfort.
If you want to bring along a third passenger, a comfortable 6'3" long by 2'3" wide quarter berth is located aft.
To port, forward of the quarterberth a small galley features a single burner Origo alcohol stove, sink, stowage and fiddled counter space.
Opposite the galley, a big enclosed head has sink, toilet with 10 gallon holding tank, shower nozzle, counter space, stowage and a huge medicine cabinet. The head is all fiberglass too, so clean-up is a cinch.
Notable features in the cabin include standing headroom (6'2") at the galley and in the head.
A total of seven opening screened portholes, a 1'5" X 1'5" opening hatch and a small hanging locker.
Fresh water cooled.
1/1/4" diameter SS shaft.
18" diameter, 3-blade "Ribral" Prop.
Bronze seacock and water strainers.
144 Gal fuel tank is marine grade aluminum. Fuel pick-up standpipe & tank sender unit are incorporated in a tank clean-out inspection plate. (access at lifting step)
Engine exhaust system is a "two into one" type, which terminates at the starboard transom after passing through an aqualift muffler.
Hot & cold water system feed to the galley sink, head basin and shower faucet. 6 gallon hot water tank/heater.
30 gallon water tank is removable in the event repair is necessary.
Recirculating baitwell system.
Salt water deck wash-down.
SS 3/16" handrails, grab handles, cleats, bow rails and windscreen rail.
No teak or other woodwork on the esterior which reduces maintenance.
VETUS BOW THRUSTER (NEW 2002)
Cockpit & Command Bridge
110V AC shore chord.
Cockpit courtesy lights (3)
Large fish boxes (2) built into cockpit sole.
Lockable tackle box with drawers.
Concealed rod storage in lockable compartment to starboard.
Rod holders fitted to side and rear cockpit coamings.
Lazarette hatch w/access to steering.
Removable cockpit sole sections for removal of fuel tank, if necessary.
Split hatches and removable steps give generous access to the engine and transmission.
1 12" cockpit drains have flush-mounted transom flaps to prevent intake surge.
Built-in upholstered bench seat on command bridge for two people.
14" steering wheel w/ tilt action.
Morse dual function sinngle-level throttle and gear control.
Trim tab control.
Full set of engine instruments mounted in upper console comprising; Rev counter, oil pressure, water temp, volt meter, fuel gauge, quartz clock and warning lights for engine blower, bait well, ignition and bilge pump.
Venturi-type windscreen mounted on SS tube frame around forward end of command bridge.
Floding cup-holders in three positions on command bridge.
Built-in steps from cockpit to side decks.
Side and Forward Deck Area
Wide, unobstructed side decks leading to large foredeck.
Foredeck has two (2) opening hatches for access to self-draining anchor/rope locker.
F.R.P. bow pulpit with anchor roller and 2 chocks.
Deck plates for water (blue); Fuel (red); and waste pump-out.
Six (6) 10" (Over-sized) mooring cleats located conveniently for docking "single-handed".
Mooring bit located at bow pulpit.
Aft cockpit corners have "through-the-deck" hawse pipes for aft mooring cleats.
Standard Horizon VHF.
JRC New, still in the box, Radar.
Garmin GPS (not a plotter).
AM-FM Stereo w/cockpit speakers.
Custom-built (2002) Load Master welded aluminum tandem axle trailer w/surge brakes. Mileage on trailer is one-time-only trip from Charleston, SC to Maine.
Vessel professionally winterized, engine pickled for 5 year covered storage.
USCG standard safety equipment (flares out-dated).
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.