Alden “Desiderata” Specifications:
LOA: 66’0″ / 20.11m * LOD: * LWL: * Beam: 14’03/ 4.35m* Draft: 7’04 / 2.25m * Ballast: * Displacement: *28.94 tons Sail Area: * Yard Number: * Design No: 0756 * Hull material: Wood * Rig: Cutter Rigged Ketch * Designer: Alden * Built by: USA * Year Built: 1975 * Restored By: * Current Name: Desiderata * Original Owner: * Contract Cost: * Current Owners Website * Sail Number:
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Desiderata is a sister to Malabar XIII.
Desiderata was one of only five to be built to design number 0756, and one of two ketch designs to be personally raced by Alden.