North Kingstown, RI
David Walters Yachts is pleased to announce the opening of their Newport, RI, office with John Osetek at the helm. John's on the water experience is a varied as his marine business experience, from racing Thisles on Lake Ontario as a teenager to acting as operations officer aboard a fleet tanker during his service in the US Navy.
With over thirty years in the marine industry assisting clients in buying, selling, financing and building power and sailing yachts, John's experience and expertise run from runabouts and day sailers to custom world cruisers. His ten plus years with Alden Yachts make him a valuable resource for current Alden owners or those interested in purchasing an Alden.View Broker (John Osetek)
|Yacht Name:||Cross Current|
|Location:||North Kingstown, RI|
"Fast and Fun" with crew around the buoys or with the grandson for an afternoon sail. Avalanche 5 excels at both. An easy to handle Hall spars V boom, Square top Mainsail and Harken roller furler. Retractable bow Sprit and efficient deck layout. Make her a joy to single or double hand. Her light composite hull and generous sail plan make her a force around the buoys.
Yanmar sail drive with Gori folding prop.
Sail inventory in excellent condition including Quantum Main and jib, North A2 and code 0.
Electronics include Garmin Chart plotter, VHF. and remote auto pilot.
New hull paint 2017.
Changes in family logistics force the sale. Boat is in excellent condition.
Yanmar 3YM20C with Sail drive and Folding Gori two blade propeller. Yanmar information panel and Spinlock winch handle engine control.
Vetus wet muffler with a carbon fiber wet exhaust tube.
Fully sound proofed engine compartment
Hull and deck are laid up in female molds and Vacuum Bagged epoxy resin E-glass and PVC Foam Core lamination's. Longitudinal and Transverse reinforcements constructed with Carbon unidirectional and E-Glass pre-peg material. Then laminated to the hull with epoxy resin.
Keel and Lead bulb supported by a carbon fiber composite cone-shaped box allowing easy dis-assembly of keel for transportation and reassembly without fairing.
Full Harken and Spinlock deck equipment. Harken self tailing winches, jib furler, mainsheet traveler, adjustable jib tracks, block and cam cleats. (2) additional self tailing winches for running backstays.
Recessed in the aft end of the cabin top are Spinlock clutches and Harken Cam Cleats for sail controls.
Flush mounted bow and stern mooring cleats. Stern mounted Carbon fiber Flag Pole.
Retractable Carbon Bow Sprit. Fully controlled from Cockpit. 1" SS stanchions and Pulpit rigged with Navtec Rod rigging as life lines.Six Backsider Sunbrella life line pads.Aft Deck mounted pad eyes for removable backstay system (included)
Bow and side seating/bunks all covered with Dallas Leather Touch marine grade fabric.Removable Head concealed in V Berth.
Companionway, Floorboards and Trim Clear Coated Carbon Fiber with Non-Skip on Steps. Three LED cabin lights
Main -Quantum (new)
Jib - Quantum (new)
Spinnaker - North A2
Code 0 Jib
Mainsail Cover attached to V Boom - Zipper Closure
Mast & Boom
Custom Hall Spars carbon mast - lightweight EZV Boom along with custom designed standing and running rigging package.
Rig includes optional - removable backstay system. She does not need this to sail as a day sailor, but does benefit from it is a racing configuration. 30 degree swept spreaders with Nitronic 50 Rod Standing rigging.
Carbon Fiber Nomex cored V Boom with integrated sail cover and Harken out haul system and Hall B-12 Quik Vang.
Deck Layout & Steering
Simple / Clean Deck arrangement - Lines lead aft under deck. Recessed Clutches, jammers and cam cleats in aft end of deck house.
Teak Deck and Cockpit - Carbon Foot bracing in cockpit - Main sheet and traveler controls are at hand - retractable Mooring Cleats fore and aft
Clear Awlgrip Carbon Tiller with Spinlock extension - Carbon Fiber Rudder and Post, Blade is PVC cored, vacuum bagged epoxy laminate - Rudder bearings Solimar Roller Bearing