Price Reduction!

              AMERICAN BEAUTY is by far the best maintained and most completely equipped example of this

              classic, time-honored design currently in commission anywhere. $40,000+ in maintenance and

              upgrades recently completed at New England Boatworks in response to a July, 2012 survey. A

              January, 2013 survey, detailing all work is now available. Everything has been done to make her

              immediately ready for an evening sail, a Bermuda race or an extended voyage.


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: ALDEN YACHTS
  • Category: Cruising Sailboat
  • Model: Cutter
  • Model Year: 1990
  • YearBuilt: 1990
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 2/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 44' 0" (13.41m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 12' 6" (3.81m)
  • Min Draft: 4' 11" (1.50m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 7 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 8 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 24,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 160 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 35 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 98 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 2
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Yanmar
  • Model: 4-JH2TE
  • Engine Count: Quad
  • Engine Type: I/O
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


AMERICAN BEAUTY is a marvelous example of this classic Alden design. Her current owner has maintained herwith an open check book, and it shows; she sparkles. All new nav electronics in March, 2011. She isthoroughly equipped for both short handed operation and offshore passage-making: electric primary andhalyard winches, self-deploying life raft, excellent cruising and storm canvas, drogue, autohelm, satellite

weather, HVAC. She is well worth a visit at her berth in Lyford Cay, New Providence Island, Bahamas.

Aft deck

Starting forward there is a full width double V-berth with custom changing seat with a drawer below. There isextensive shelving with a hanging locker to port and drawers and lockers opposite. Mattresses are highdensity foam.


Moving aft to the salon, to port there is a comfortable L-shaped settee with pilot berth outboard. Storage isbelow. A solid teak drop leaf centerline table providing omfortable dining for four people plus two more onthe opposite and to starboard full length bench settee. There is storage above the settee and further locker storage outboard. The salon settees slide out to create excellent sea berths or extra sleeping accommodations. The forward companion way leads to this cabin. Moving aft and to starboard we find thegalley.


To port of the centerline galley and accessible from both the salon and the aft stateroom is a large head and shower unit with plenty of storage and solid teak grating throughout, as well as a full length mirror.


The aft stateroom can be entered from the galley, from the head or from the aft cockpit companionway. Toport is a double berth with drawers and lockers forward and underneath of the berth. To starboard is ahanging locker and full sized, aft facing chart table and navigation station area and navigation station with dedicated helms seat and further storage. There is a bookshelf outboard above the navigation area and threedrawers under the navigation desk. Centrally is a bench with storage drawers above and a large floor space for changing.


In the Alden yacht tradition the whole of the interior is finished in the highest quality teaks, fittings and furnishings using only the best craftsmanship to give her a warm traditional feel throughout. The sole is solid teak and rock maple. Brass on black swedge locks instead of standard finger catches throughout.


UReefer: Grunet AC/DC x 2 (new 2008)


Stove: Force 10 Galley Range (3 Burners + oven/broiler)


Custom built in cup, bowl and plate storage over sinks


Saltwater sprayer at sinks


Place settings for eight


Water Heater


Twin deep stainless steel sinks

Engine & Mechanical


Engine: Yanmar 4-JH2TE (35hp)



Hours 3601.0 @ 3/08/2011




Racor Filters + Vacuum Gauge Kit




Hurth V-Drive HBW150-3ORV-Gearbox




AFT-A #21649




PROPELLER; Max-Prop 17” 3 Blade Classic




Spurs Marine Line, Net & Weed Cutter

Navigation & Electronics

AutoHelm ST6000


Navigation Electronics: All 11/2010


Furuno Radar Model DRS2D


Furuno Multi Function NAVNET Display (MFD12)


Furuno FA50 AIS Transponder


BBWX! NAVNETY Sirius Satellite Weather


Acer S231hl 23” LED Charter Table Display


Magnetic Compass (Binnacle)


Motorola Iridium Satellite Telephone/Docking System( Not Included in Sale)


iCom IC-M59 VHF Marine Transceiver

Sails & Rigging


Mainsail: North (2007)


Genoa: North (2007)


Storm Jib: Hood


Strom Tri : Hild Sails (Hank On)


Genacher, North


Gale Rider:


Next Generation Generator: UCM1-3.5 (3500 Watt )


Kubota EA300NB Base Engine


Xantrex Freedom Marine Inverter


Engine Start + House Batteries


Ocean Marine HVAC

Deck Gear


Maxwell (VWC&VWCLP 2000)-Electric - Anchor Windlass Barient 22-39 Manual Mast Winch

 JIB FURLING - Prop Furl
Barient (Spinnaker) Manual (P&S)
Harken 64-3 (Jib) Electric (P&S)
Barient 24-45 (Reefing) Manual (Port Coaming)
COCKPIT WINCHES: Antal W44 ( Main Sheet & Halyard) – Electric


(Starboard Coaming)

Miscellaneous Gear


Self deploying life raft (8 Man)

Man Overboard Module-MoM 8-A Lifting Device

EPIRB: ACR Global Fix 406mhz (Current Registration/Inspection)

(Included if Buyers undertake at their expense to re-register with NOAA)

Emergency Tiller
Propane Tanks ( 2) x 15lbs
CO Monitors (3)
Halon Extinguisher (1) Engine Compartment
CO2 Fire Extinguishers: 5lbs X 3


Other Features

HVAC-Ocean Marine FX-1

HVAC Heating & AC Forward/Aft


Sea Eagle Tender-8’-11” (October 2010)


Holding Tank: 35 Gallons-Macerator-Level Sensor-Tankwatch 4


IRC Measured


Bermuda Rules Compliant and Certified


Prop shaft replaced November 2010


New s/s folding swim ladder November 2010