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'Silver Heels' is a 1980 Alajuela 38 sailboat offered for sale by her owner in Barcelona, Spain. She is a double-ended heavy-displacement cutter designed by William Atkin and built by Alajuela Yacht Corp in the USA.
With her long keel and transom hung rudder, cutter rig, canoe stern and heavy GRP construction, the Alajuela 38 is a robust and comfortable ocean cruising yacht.
'Silver Heels' is 46' long overall if you include her impressive bowsprit, or 38' if you don't.
Her hull was epoxy treated in June 2021 and stayed out of the water for two months.
Sleeping accommodation is provided for four people (no pilot berth). These include a "V"-berth in the forecabin, 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
Petrol Cabin Heating
Freezer and Fridge Dual Compressor
The yacht comes with 7 sails: a mainsail, Genoa and staysail by Lee sails 1998 and a Storm Main, Strom staysail, Gennaker + Spinnaker which are originals.
Winches, Lewmar 2 speed:
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 fuel tank holds 250 litres and the 2 fresh water tanks have a capacity of 190 litres each. There is a holding tank of 132 litres but it is not connected.
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