John G. Alden “Malabar III”

Alden “Malabar III” Specifications:

LOA: 41’6 / 12.60m * LOD: * LWL: 32’11 / 10.03m * Beam: 11’3 / 3.43m * Draft: 6’2 / 1.88m * Ballast: * Displacement: 28,600 lbs / 12,973 kgs * Sail Area: 938 sq ft * Yard Number: 162b * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Schooner * Designer: Alden * Built by: C.A. Morse & Son, Thomaston, ME * Year Built: 1922 * Restored By: * Current Name: * Original Owner: John G. Alden * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

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Malabar II and Malabar III were built from the same lines, and were almost identical except in their accommodations and ballast. Malabar III has a slightly different arrangement with the port quarter berth has a bulkhead around it to make a small, private after stateroom. Malabar III has no engine, but was provided with a shaft log and propeller aperture (closed in) in case future owners wanted power. Sail plans for II and III are identical.

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