Ariel | Alden 43' 1993

Dighton, MA
$235,000


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John Osetek

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.

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Basic Info

Yacht Name: Ariel
Builder: Alden
Model: 43
Year: 1993
Location: Dighton, MA
Asking Price: $235,000
Hull Material: Composite
 

"Ariel"Is a rare Alden 43 with minimal teak for easy maintenance. She has just undergone an extensive refit by a knowledgeable owner and is ready for another life of serious cruising or another Bermuda race. The Alden's systems and basic structure were reviewed and updated. Repplaced standing and running rigging, refurbished decks, updated electronis and much more. She is ready to do the next Bermuda Race. She is a must see for the sailor who values classic looks and the appreciation of the value in "Ariel". 

Dimensions

Length: 43'
Beam: 12' 6"
Draft: 5' 9"
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Westerbeke
Engine Model: 63B- Four
Power: 63 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1166 Hours

Accommodations

  • Espar D4 heater
  • Reverse cycle AC Marine aire
  • Cabin fans
  • V-berth with two bunks
  • Quarter cabin with double berth
  • Saloon with convertible dining area (sleeps two)
  • Settee (sleeps one)
  • Varnished teak with teak and holly cabin sole interior
  • Ultra-suede salon cushions
  • All berth cushion foam replaced (2019)
  • New protective covers for berths (2019)
  • New cover for dining table (2020)

 

Galley & Head

  • U-shaped galley with double sink and corian counters
  • Force p10 stainless steel 3 burner propane stove/oven
  • Xintex S-2 propane monitor
  • 12 volt solenoid safety switch
  • 110V AC Atlantic Marine hot water tank with engine take-off
  • Microwave oven
  • H&C pressure water, pump new (2020)
  • New tiptoe galley pump (2020)
  • Sea Frost 12 volt refrigerator/freezer (2018)
  • Two (2) enclosed, manual heads with holding tank, deck pump out (Wilcox Crittenden)
  • Overboard Y-valve (2)
  • New electric waste discharge pump (2020)
  • Two (2) stainless steel head sinks with counterspace
  • Two (2) showers, separate stall in forward head
  • New holding tank (2020)
  • New head hoses (2020)

 

Electronics

  • Icom VHF radio
  • B&G H5000 Hercules sailing/racing instrument package w/cockpit and nav center displays.
  • Simrad H5000 autopilot
  • Simrad DT 800 depth sounder
  • Navionics Plus electronic charts
  • B&G Zeus integrated chart plotter system and 4G radar
  • Class B AIS
  • Polyplaner AM/FM/Cassette stereo with 3 sets of speakers
  • New cockpit speakers (2020)
  • Polyplasner 6 CD changer
  • Flat screen TV (2012)

 

Hull & Deck Equipment

  • Dark blue hull
  • White gelcoat decks refitted (2019-2020)
  • Replaced fixed ports and Bomar opening hatches (2020)
  • Installed dedicated seacock for cockpit drain
  • New Spinlock line clutches for halyards
  • Natural teak cockpit surface
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay and vang
  • Non-skid teak with slotted toe-rail
  • Stainless bow and stern rails with double life lines and gates
  • Pedestal wheel steering with oversized leather-wrapped wheel
  • Cockpit instrument pod and table
  • Three (3) Chrome Dorade deck vents with covers (2019)
  • Flag halyard
  • Windex
  • Two (2) #64 Lewmar electric primaries
  • Two (2) #50 Lewmar secondaries
  • One (1) #44 Lewmar electric halyard winch
  • One (1) #44 Lewmar coach roof winch
  • Two (2) #44 Lewmar utility mast winches
  • Dodger (2014) with stainless steel frame
  • Swim ladder
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit coaming storage
  • Reef lines and halyards led aft
  • Mast track for whisker pole
  • Detachable inner stay

 

Sails & Rigging

  • Mainsail (2018) Elvstrom laminar membrane with Harken batt cars and cover (2020)
  • 130,110 and heavy weather jib (100%)
  • Asym Spinnaker 1.5 oz (Doyle 2006)
  • Storm staysail
  • Storm trysail
  • Storm trysail track
  • Aluminum mast and boom with check stay/baby stays
  • New Mast boot (2019)
  • Running rigging (2018)
  • New rod standing rigging (2020)
  • Mast, boom, pole and Questus awlgripped (2020)
  • Double spreader masthead rig
  • Stainless steel rod stays and shrouds
  • Harken roller furling headstay system
  • Harken Battcar System
  • Harken mainsheet traveler
  • Lazy jacks (2020)
  • Navtec hydraulic panel rebuilt (2020)

 

Mechanical & Electrical

  • Forespar dinghy motor hoist
  • Two (2) manual (Whale Gusher & Henderson) electric bilge pumps (2020)
  • Two (2) Par head sump pumps
  • Two (2) 125 Volt 30 amp shore power inlets
  • Two (2) 125 volt 30 amp shore power cords
  • Six (6) 12 Volt Interstate AGM Marine batteries (2020)
  • On/Off battery switch (2)
  • AC/DC voltmeter and ampmeter
  • 12 Volt marine battery charger Xantrax
  • Heart interface engine management system
  • 90 amp and 115 amp alternators
  • Running lights, mast head, tri color and foredeck lights LED (2020)
  • Crossover lockouts
  • 12 Volt Lewmar anchor windlass
  • Anchor roller
  • New prop shaft coupling and cutlass bearing (2020)

 

Engine

  • Westerbeke 4 cycle diesel 63B-four
  • 1166 hours
  • 3 blade bronze Max prop
  • Racor inline fuel filter
  • Stainless steel shaft
  • Dripless shaft log
  • Mylar foam and lead engine insulation

 

Additional Features

  • Water maker
  • Intex fire detection system
  • Three (3) USCG approved fire extinguishers (2020)
  • Halon 1301 automatic fire extinguisher system
  • Ritchie Compass - pedestal mounted rebuilt (2020)
  • Three (3) personalized first aid kits
  • Emergency tiller
  • Carbon whisker pole (telescoping)
  • Lee cloths
  • Flares, PFDs, and Horseshoe life rings
  • New Winslow 8-man liferaft (2020)
  • MOM 8A (2020)
  • Life sling
  • Orion alert/locate signal kit
  • Dock lines and fenders
  • 45 lbs CQR anchor
  • 2nd fortress anchor
  • Fairclough cover (2020)