Used Albin Ballad Cruiser Sailboat For Sale 4 pictures

Seattle Yachts presents this Cruisers 1983 Albin Ballad boat for sale.

  • This Albin Ballad offered at $45,000
  • Powered by single Yanmar 2GM20F / 940 hrs
  • The boat located in Marina Del Rey, California (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since May 28th 2021

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Rolf Magnusson designed, Swedish Classic. Built for the North Atlantic, these are very strong boats with an excellent sailing reputation !


Max Bridge Clearance: 42'+

Ballast: 3420# Lead

Displacement: 7280#


Total Power: 18

Cruising Speed: 6kt


Fuel: 8.5 (SS)

Fresh Water: 17 (GRP)

Holding: yes

Accommodations and Galley

  – Mahogany Interior Finish with 6' headroom
  – Sleeps five - if you're friendly!
  – Nice Dodger
  – SS Sink, Icebox (no refrigeration)
  – Seaward gimballed 2 burner Propane stove
  – Force 10 Kerosene heat

Sails and Rig notes

Plenty of sail powers this boat in light or heavy air, so easily balanced a tiller-pilot was never needed. Keel stepped Alum. Mast Six Lewmar winches, correctly sized from 8 to 40, and all self-tailing make trimming easy.

  – Schattauer Main (171sqft/Dacron 92)
  – North #1 Genoa (346sqft/Laminate 86)
  – Northwynd #2 (271sqft/Dacron)
  – Triplett Storm Jib (80sqft/Dacron)
  – 3/4, 1/2, and 1.5 oz spinnakers
  – 150 Drifter and Tall Staysail
  – Spinnaker and Whisker Poles
  – Mechanical Backstay Adjuster

Engine and Electrical

Repowered in 1986, this Yanmar 2GM20F Diesel with only 940 hours, sips 1/3 gal per hour and provides a range of about 150 miles.

  – 2-Blade MAXprop
  – Simple reliable 12VDC System
  – Icom VHF (ICM100)
  – Autohelm Knotmeter and Depth Sounder
  – JVC Stereo Apeleo Loran
  – Nav.Lights

Deck & Hull

Repainted in 2004 Awlgrip Dark Green, this is sweet sailing boat and a real head-turner! The combination of encapsulated led keel and semi-elliptical rudder on a full skeg provides the security of a true offshore boat.

  – Tiller Steering
  – Large Cockpit
  – Bridgedeck Travler
  – Heavy Danforth #22S w/ chain rode
  – Custom anchor holder
  – Fenders, mooring lines Swim Ladder


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.

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Approximate boat location – Marina Del Rey, California

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Seattle Yachts

(206) 457-1900
/ Seattle, WA

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