Boat Details

Boat Name
1980 Alajuela 38 Sailboat
38 Sailboat
Sail Boat / Cruise
Fuel Type
Hull Material



1980 Alajuela 38 Sailboat

1980 Alajuela 38 Sailboat Silver Heels is a 38ft Double-Ended Sloop designed by William Atkin and built-in Huntington, the USA, as a cruiser. The Alajuela Yacht Corp in the United States made her design. The Alajuela 38 is a recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fibreglass, with wood trim. It has a cutter rig, a spooned raked stem with a teak bowsprit, a canoe transom, a transom-hung rudder controlled by a tiller, and a fixed long keel. The name Atkin has long been associated with the best in seaworthy boats. If you are looking for "the right boat" to build, you will be delighted with the boat design collections of William Atkin. Inherently solid, grand sea-goers and comfortable. The yacht was epoxy treated in June 2021 and stayed out of the water for two months. See here the inventory Accommodation Sleeping accommodations are provided for four people (no pilot berth). These include a "V"-berth in the bow cabin, plus two settee berths in the saloon. The galley is "U"-shaped and located on the starboard side at the foot of the companionway steps. It includes a top-loading icebox and a two-burner propane-fueled stove. There is a navigation station aft. A wet locker is mounted between aft engine room and navigation station aft. The cabin has a teak and holly sole and is finished in teak wood, with a planked ceiling. The head is located just aft of the bow cabin, on the starboard side. The stern lazarette provides vented storage for propane tanks. Ventilation is provided by four teak ventilators, plus an optional teak skylight. 1 forward double cabin 2 single berths in the saloon LPG fuel cooker 2 burners 1 oven 1 grill 2 sink Petrol Cabin Heating Freezer and Fridge Dual Compressor Mechanical and Rigging The yacht comes with 7 sails: a main sail, Genoa and staysale by Lee sails 1998 and a Storm Main, Strom staysale, Gennaker + Spinnaker with are originals. Winches Lewmar 2 speed 2 x 44 2 x 32 3 x 30 The motor is installed under the bridge deck and cockpit floor. The motor is splayed to the port hand. The propeller, however, is in the center of the stern post. The advantage of this arrangement is easy steering when the boat is under power; no pull on the tiller as would be the case with straight center line drive. The engine is a Izuzu 40 HP 3 cylinders fresh water cooling system. Last serviced in 2019 with 4789 engine hours. Shaft drive 18" fixed 3 blade bronze propeller. The boat is fitted with an inboard diesel engine of 40 hp (30 kW) for docking and maneuvering. The fuel tank holds 250 L and the 2 fresh water tank have a capacity of 190 L each. There is a holding tank of 132 L but it is not connected. 5 vetus/exide batteries capacity 110 x 3 year 2021, 12 volt Mastervolt 240 Battery Charger 220 Shore Power Electric Windlass 100 meters of chain 80 meters of warp + chain 5 ground tackle Inventory Navigation Aids Plastimo Compass 1980 x2 Horizon Speed WS45 2000 Wind GPS 2000 Garmin Plotter Echo Sounder Horizon 2000 Log Walker KDS MK III Radar Sitex 24 miles 1980 VHF 1980 Autopilot Autohelm 4000 year 2000 Navtex 2000 Card System Radar Detector monitor windvane General Equipment Tools Complete Set Dishes and Glasses Pot and pans Linens and Towels Many Engine, pluming and electrical spare parts Gas Detector Searchlight Horn Boarding Ladder Achilles Dinghy 4 persons 2000 Outboard Yahama Malta 2000 10 Fenders 1 Manual Bilge Pump 2 Electric Bilge Pumps 3 Navigation Lights 2 Boathooks 1 Sprayhood 1 Sun Awning 1 Clock 2 Barometer 1 Boat Alarm Many engine Spares 1 Radio 1 Cassette 1 CD Safety Equipment 1 Liferaft serviced in 2000 3 Manual Fire Extinguishers to recharge 3 Life Jackets. Located in Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain.


Contact Information

Catalunya, Spain
Jim Van Reet

Date of Update

Date of Update
September 21, 2022


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