Alajuela 33 Offshore Cruiser "Mico"


Price
AU $59,000 Finance
Currency
Length
37' 1" - 11.30m
Use
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Vessel Location
Wynyard, Northwest TAS Insurance
Launch Year
1979
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

The Alajuela 33 is described by knowledgeable blue water sailors as one of the finest 33' ocean capable sailboats ever built. Designed by Ray Richards and built in the USA to the highest specs the A33 is famous for... *Build quality; attention to detail and fine craftsmanship. *Performance; outstanding all-weather sailing performance belies the traditional style. *Function and comfort; the cockpit is deep, roomy while below deck, the layout works well at sea or in port. Much loved "Mico" (set up for shorthanded cruising) has safely crossed many oceans. Ill health has curtailed further cruising plans.

"Mico "is reluctantly offered for sale. Call to arrange an inspection. Be prepared to fall in love with this rare and exceptional blue water cruising yacht with her eye-catching oiled teak bulwark caps and cockpit trim and eight opening port lights of solid brass.


Price
AU $59,000    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
"Mico"
Boat Reference
8654546
Launch Year
1979
Length
37' 1" - 11.30m
Beam
3.25m
Draft
1.45m
Displacement
6.12 Tonnes
Keel / Ballast
Integrated long cruising fin. 2.13 Tonnes. Skeg hung rudder.
Vessel Location
Wynyard, Northwest Tas
Region
Tasmania
Designer
Ray Richards (USA)
Builder
Alajuela Boats, USA have garnered an excellent reputation for quality and performance.
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Decks Material
Fibreglass
Engine
Iveco aifo 4041 4 cylinders 39 HP diesel, new 2004. New water pump 2017 Engine compartment aft of companionway stairs is thoroughly sound insulated.
Engine Make
Iveco
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
2500 hours approx.
Fuel
190 litres
Water
416 litres in two stainless steel tanks located in the bilge.
Dinghy
See note in General Remarks
Covers
Spray Dodger and cockpit bimini.
New boom bag by Steve Walker Sails in 2017.
Accommodation
Up forward, the double V berth cabin is well ventilated with an opening hatch over and two opening brass portlights. Aft of the bulkhead is the saloon with folding dinette. The saloon light and ventilation is enhanced by a large deck hatch and four opening portlights. The settees double as occasional berths with storage behind and under. The private toilet and wash basin are to port. The galley and chart table is to starboard. 2 x quarter berths (great sea berths). There are plenty of storage spaces sufficient for the long passage necessities.
Berths
6 Berths
Toilet
Electric Toilet empties via macerator to holding tank.
Galley
The galley is the classic U shape favoured by blue water sailors. The equipment includes a 3 burner LPG stove with oven, a deep stainless steel sink with
pressurised water drawn from the 416 L tanks. Storage and bench space (folding bench leaf) is generous.
Refrigeration
An integrated galley fridge located under the galley counter requires a new heat exchanger.
Water-Maker
Katadyn PowerSurvivor 40E watermaker (reverse osmosis) - installed but not in service.
Ground Tackle
16 kg plough anchor plus spare.
Lewmar Pro-Star electric anchor winch.
Approx. 55m galvanised chain plus spare warp.
Safety Gear
3 Burke self-inflating lifejackets plus sundry other lifejackets.
Two Burke lifelines and safety harnesses.
MOB life ring.
Bilge Pumps
Manual and auto
Life Raft
Great Circle Oceanmaster 4 person self-inflating liferaft - new Jan 2017 and in service. Hydrostati
Epirb
EPIRB 406MHz Safety Alert with GPS - new 2017.
Fire Protection
Manual Extinguishers
Electrics
Wired for 240 V and 12 V.
Two 240 V inverters delivering 150 and 400 watts.
Batteries: 4 x 6V (house) New 2017, heavy duty deep cycle 1 x 12V (starting) New 2018.
125 W solar panel above aft deck.
AirX Marine 400W wind turbine.
Built-in 240 V battery charger (delivering 25 amps DC at 13.8 V max)
12 V LED interior lighting.
Navigation, steaming and deck lights.
Electronics / Navigation
VHF - AIS Matrix GX2100.
MF/HF transceiver (ICOM ICM710) with antenna tuner (ICOM AT-130
Bulkhead Garmin cockpit compass (new 2017).
Raymarine GPS and chart navigation system, with C series display in cabin and repeater in cockpit.
Raymarine Pathfinder radar (awaiting small spare part)
Raymarine ST40 wind direction and speed instrument. Masthead anemometer unit new Nov. 2018 but as yet uninstalled.
Raymarine ST40 depth sounder
Alpine CD player and radio with JVC speakers.
Tiller, Raymarine SmartPilot X-5 tiller autopilot. Mechanical unit new in 2018
Windpilot wind vane self-steering.
Brass ships clock and barometer.
NOTE re STEERING: This boat was originally offered with either tiller or wheel option and the former was designed to allow easy conversion to a wheel. Mico comes with a wheel, pedestal, quadrant and cables but these have not been installed.
Sail Inventory
Mainsail, 150% genoa and forestaysail (on furlers) in good condition, inspected by Steve Walker sails.
Spinnaker appears in good condition but unused by the present owner.
Boom bag with lazy jacks.
Mast / Rigging
Cutter rigged.
Rigging: Inner stays replaced 2013 and all other standing rigging replaced in 2017.
Jib (genoa) and forestaysail on Profurl self furlers type C-32V (new in 2017).
Top Climber mast climbing apparatus with life harness. Burke bosun's chair.
Deck Gear
2 x Lewmar 42 self-tailing, two-speed genoa winches.
2 x Lewmar 16 two-speed staysail winches on cabin top.
2 x Lewmar 8 halyard winches.
1 x Lewmar 15 on the mast.
Stainless steel boarding ladder, deck brush, boat hook
Remarks
Dingy and Outboard (available by separate arrangement): Highfield RUSL250 (3 person) inflatable dingy - new 2017.2HP Yamaha outboard - new 2018

CONTACT DETAILS
Dealer
Boat Sales Tasmania
Telephone
Address
Muirs Boat Yard
44 Napoleon St
Battery Point
City / Suburb
Hobart
State
TAS
Country
Australia
Website


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