John G. Alden “Malabar Jr”

Alden “Malabar Jr” Specifications:

LOA: 30.00′ / 9.14m * LOD: 30.00′ / 9.14m * LWL: 23’3 / 7.09m * Beam: 9’9 / 2.97m * Draft: 5’1 / 1.55m * Ballast: 4800 lbs. / 2177 kgs. * Displacement: 12,6383 lbs./ 5,729 kgs * Sail Area: 572 sq ft * Yard Number: 326 (five sister ships built) * Hull material: Wood construction * Rig: Sloop * Designer: Alden * Built by: * Year Built: 1927 * Restored By: * Current Name: * Original Owner: * Current Owner: * Sail Number:

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Historical:

Malabar Juniors evolved through several designs, number 271 in 1926 (four sisters built); number 326 in 1927 (five sisters built); number 599 in 1936 (eight sisters built); number 691 in 1939 (26 sisters built); and number 762 in 1946 (16 sisters built). From a simple workboat type, inexpensive design, much like the Friendship sloop, to a more expensive yachty type, with long ends, slacker bilges, with higher freeboard amidships.

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