General Description and Inventory
Reportedly rebuilt in 2002. Kept in fresh water until June 2013. 6months in the fresh water of Rio Dulce Guatemala and again in Lake Gatun Panama. New Volvo shaft coupling 2011. The engine was removed from the boat in 2015 for overhauling.
Extremely fuel efficient. Runs like a dream. No issues at all.
New engine room/bilge blower 2016 and new unopened spare.
New custom stainless-steel exhaust elbow 2016
Oil, fuel filters, impeller and thermostat changed April 2019
Injectors and valve clearance checked and cleaned 2019
Many original volvo spares, including spare fuel pump, spare water pump, oil fuel and air filters, gasket and seal kits, and fuse banks.
All through hulls and seacocks have been changed to ball valves and are of excellent condition.
Jabsco diaphragm fresh water pump including unopened spare.
Jabsco manual head with Y valve selector for overboard or holding tank discharge. Including spares for every part of the head.
Rigging & Sails:
1/19 stainless-steel 9/32 swaged shrouds... excellent condition. Forestay and backstay were replaced with 5/16 SS wires in May 2016, with Sta-Lok terminals. Paint on mast and boom is aged. Wire spliced main halyard plus new spare halyard ready to be used. Spare Halyard rigged with mast head cheek block.
Shaefer 1100 roller furler stripped down and serviced during 2016 forestay replacement.
Winches: 2x Barlow #27 two speed self-tailing, 2x Lewmar #40 two speed, 4x Lewmar #10 single speed, 2x Lewmar #8 single speed. All regreased regularly, and pawls changed.
Sail inventory: North Sails 8oz Dacron fully battened main 2007(excellent cond) with 3 reefing points, North Sails 8oz Dacron 110 Genoa 2007(excellent), Hood 150 genoa(good), Hood battenless main(aged/useable spare), Fogh #L1 Genoa(good),
Dual main sheet setup at mid boom to free up space in cockpit.
Whisker pole. Very useful for downwind sailing.
Dodger in excellent condition with Tenara stitching.
Bimini replaced in 2015.
Every time I leave the boat, the sails get rinsed and dried, then taken down and stored out of the elements.
Furuno RD-30 depth, speed, and temp Triducer multisensor. Spare through hull for secondary sounder up forward.
SIMRAD Cruise-9 inch chartplotter new 2021
Furuno FM-3000 VHF with remote connection at helm. No remote included. Portable Icom IC-M88 VHF 2014 with DC 12V charger. Portable or AC Tecsun SSB receiver great for offshore weather updates and cruiser nets.
Whitlock wheel steering with binnacle mounted Plastimo compass and rack and pinion steering. The binnacle on this alberg37 has been shifted aft. It opens the cockpit up beautifully and frees space around the companionway for the pop-up table and operating the winches.
Auto pilots: CPT Auto helm, overhauled by Californian manufacturers in 2015. Monitor windvane NEW 2013 with spare windvane and various pieces. I have single handed this boat from the Great Lakes to the Caribbean and through the most remote areas of Central America. The boat is more than ready for single handing.
Barometer. New Olympus binoculars, spare handheld compass, handheld anemometer.
All cruising guides and chart books from San Diego to Chicago including great circle route. Atlantic pilot and Admiralty tide tables and GMDSS manual. World atlas for inspiration.
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