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SV Tundra

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SV Tundra 1977 Albert 37
Alberg 37
LOA (ft.): 
37 ft.
Rio Dulce
$45,000 (USD)
By Appointment Only: 
Listing Agent: 
Chris S.

Price Reduced August 2016! You can search far and wide and then again farther and wider but may never find a more gorgeous combination of form and function as this particular Alberg 37 offers!  Lovingly cared for and continually improved and maintained, the original owners of 39 years are now ready to see this dream boat safely into the care of an appreciative new owner..

Read on and you'll discover the many thoughtful improvements made through the years that help make this Alberg among the very best examples of the class!  Of this very popular 248-boat design, a quick internet search reveals high praise and excellent information such as:

--Whitby Boat Works had a reputation for building strong boats and Alberg 37s have proven themselves over time.

--The Alberg 37 is best in heavy seas, but in light winds and well trimmed sails she can maintain 6 knots.

--The Alberg 37 has an easy motion through the water, sea kindliness pays important dividends in offshore work where reducing fatigue is key to safe passages.

--There is a popular Alberg 37 International Owner's Association online providing a fantastic resource of information, currently with over 85 views per week:  (Google it)

The owners/sellers returned to Guatemala in late January, 2016, for yet another excellent cruising season of fun adventure.  Your inquiry is of course welcome anytime, and their cruising plans are said to be flexible to accommodate an inspection/purchase. 

Your ideal cruising sailboat is already conveniently located in one of the finest cruising areas possible: the pristine Western Caribbean!  Now safely tucked up the beautiful Rio Dulce in Guatemala for hurricane season, same-day cruising from the Rio can have you snorkeling or diving the world’s 2nd largest barrier reef – Belize it!  Or, it’s just an overnighter away to experience the Bay Islands of Honduras (Utila, Roatan, Guanaja).  Farther voyages can have you enjoying Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, Caymans, and Panama before returning to the Rio sanctuary year after year, as countless cruisers do.  Great Yacht, Great Location… it’s time to have fun!!

Proceed with the peace of mind fostered by a brokerage reputation built on professionalism and integrity.  SYS Brokerage only accepts yacht listings with realistic or bargain prices, listings that our brokers can represent truthfully as being worthwhile.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Flag of Registry: Canada
Keel: Full

LOA: 37 ft 2 in
Beam: 10 ft 2 in
LWL: 26 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 6 in
Ballast: 6500 lbs
Dry Weight: 16800 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1998
Engine Model: 3JH2 (B) E
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller

Depthsounder - Autohelm ST50+, and Garmin fish finder/depth sounder
Radio - SSB-Icom I.C. M802 with automatic Smart Tuner and Kiss ground system. Also a backup manual tuner -- AND Pactor III modem
Autopilot - Raymarine ST 4000 PLUS- with Remote Autohelm 2000 for backup Autohelm 1000 for backup under power
VHF - VHF-Horizon Matrix AIS 2100 (2010)
Log-speedometer - Raymarine ST+

Furling genoa - Working Jib (furling) and Storm Jib to hank on auxiliary removable head stay
Spinnaker - DRS w/sock
Storm jib
Fully battened mainsail - plus storm mainsail and second track on mast


Inside Equipment
Marine head
Refrigerator - E-Z Cold 12 volt, air or water cooled
Manual bilge pump - Manual Bilge Pump-Gusher#10 and a portable bilge pump to pump out ships tanks or bilge
Battery charger - Freedom 15 Heart inverter/charger
Fresh water maker - PUR 80 2032 R Includes many spare filters. parts and chemicals
Electric bilge pump

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Inverter - Freedom 15 Heart inverter/charger with Remote Control Panel plus e meter

Outside Equipment/Extras
Liferaft - Life Raft-DBC Marine Safety Systems Swiftshure offshore 4 persons Inspected 20/12/2005
Swimming ladder
Tender - Carib 9-foot w/15hp Yamaha
Wind generator - Air Marine
Solar panel - 2 Siemens 75 watt panels with sun saver 10 controller
Total Liferaft Capacity: 4
Electric windlass

Lazy bag
Bimini Top
Spray hood - fiberglass-top dodger
Cockpit cover - Full length storage or for shade Sunbrella awnings

An amazing list of continual improvements include:

--Replaced original engine with Yanmar Model-3JH2 (B) E in 1998

--new stainless steel fuel tank, March 2013

--Amptech 125/108A, with Balmar Max-Charge regulator

--Carib lightweight 9-foot dinghy, with 15hp Yamaha (2005)

--Air Marine wind generator

--Two Siemens 75-watt solar panels, with SunSaver 10 controller

--Lofrans Tigress 1200-watt anchor windlass, and double bow roller

--PUR 80 watermaker

--Batteries: windlass, engine, house bank -- using two automatic combiners.

--Many LED bulbs for interior lighting

--Autopilot(s!):  Raymarine ST 4000 PLUS- with Remote, Autohelm 2000 for backup, Autohelm 1000 for backup under power

--Hull and deck has been re-gelcoated, and looks great

--All opening portlights have been recently replaced with new

--Modern 12-volt refrigeration, air or water cooled

--Four 10-pound aluminum propane tanks

--VHF radio has AIS receiver

--Standing rigging with Staylock fittings (1999)

--Stainless steel dinghy davits

--Sails(!): Main, jib, DRS spinnaker with sock, storm jib and storm main

--Screens for mid, main, and fore hatches, and all opening portlights

--Anchor washdown pump

--LOADS of spare parts, filters, and tools to specifically service Tundra's maintenance

--Many SS additions were made such as two separate gallows, bimini frame , stern davits to accommodate dinghy lift and two Siemens 75W solar panels, SS structure to support the wind generator, SS rail to surround the cockpit, cockpit table bracket and personal life line tie down, side and stern boarding ladders, replaced all teak handrails inside and out with SS.

--A 23lb Danforth anchor (standard) on bow pulpit, a 45 lb CQR and a 22 lb fast Set Delta Plough and a 15 lb. Stern anchor mounted on the stern and 200 ft. of 6 ft. chain and 200 ft. of rope rode stored in the stern locker.

--The 15 gallon water tank was replaced with a Pur 80 Water Maker,  Also replaced was the 30 gallon aluminum holding tank with a custom fiberglass one which is now temporarily being used as an extra fuel tank. This tank can be easily converted back to a holding tank using one of the two macerator pumps available, one which was never used.  An electric transfer pump to pump fuel to the main fuel tank is in place. The main fuel tank was also replaced recently with a custom SS fuel tank. The bilge underneath these tanks were re glassed and hugely strengthened with many layers of cloth and West Epoxy.

--At factory 1997 optional alterations above standard:

-Bow Single Roller later converted to a Double Roller

-Teak Rub rails with stainless strap later glassed over with West Epoxy and Glass

-Double SS bow and stern pulpits, oversize cockpit main winches as well as a pair of smaller trim winches that were added later

-Mid hatch was upgraded to an Atkins Hoyle translucent hatch

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.