56ft 1984 Aluminum Boat Co. 65

  • 65'
  • 1984
  • Ft Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • $159,900



Rugged all Aluminum Blue Water Cruiser - Built in Nyborg, Denmark

Extensive refit over last 5 years

3 Double cabins and 2 heads w/showers

(2) Of the cabins can either be masters or VIP both with King sized berths and en-suite heads– Plus an additional Crew/Guest cabin forward

Rich hardwood custom interior and abundant storage space throughout the vessel – w/teak parquet flooring

Extensive work-bench and tool/parts storage area located in companionway to aft cabin

Large “Chef’s” Galley with abundant countertop space, and storage lockers

Decks are covered in insulated teak finished cork composite – Solid Aluminum double railing surrounds the deck

Large protected Pilot House w/360 degree visibility – Plus additional deck area behind the Pilot house with Bimini top

Huge fore-deck with large storage locker integrated into the superstructure

Blue Water – Cutter rigged sloop with Pilot House.  Her deck space is unique with not only a well- protected helm in the Pilot House for all weather conditions, but also a large covered aft deck, and expansive fore-deck.  Easy for a couple to handle for long range cruising, she is an ideal sea vessel or Live aboard with abundant living space.

Please see “full specs” for more information and photos, or contact the listing broker to discuss further.


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Category: Cruising Sailboat
  • Model: 56
  • Model Year: 1984
  • YearBuilt: 1984
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: 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: 0/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 65' 0" (19.81m)
  • LWL: 48' 0" (14.63m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 16' 0" (4.88m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 7' 5" (2.26m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
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  • Displacement: 30 Tonne
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 720 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 700 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: N/A
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: N/A
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • 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: Perkins
  • Model: 4236
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


Designer – Niels Roos –

Builder - Alu-Yachts –Nybiorg, Denmark

LOA …………….. 65 ft

LWL ……………… 48 ft

Beam ………….  16 ft

Draft…………….. 7 ft 5 in

Displacement …. 30 tonns


Fuel – (2) x 700 gal – Aluminum tanks

Water – (2) x 720 gal  - Aluminum

Perkins 4236 diesel engine  89 HP ( 4 cylinders) 4380 hours


(3) Cabins (2) heads

Aft Cabin: - Can be used as master cabin or VIP cabin – This cabin is very private, and is accessed through the work room – aft of the galley.   Complete with King sized berth – fore and aft configuration – and 2 rows of abundant storage lockers outboard on either side of the berth.  Full standing headroom and private head w/shower.  A large overhead opening hatch and side ports provide natural light and ventilation.  Private head w/ shower – Corian counter top and SS sink with decorator fixtures – rich woodwork and storage lockers

King sized berth

Numerous rich wood storage cabinets out board to either side of the berth – Cedar finished inside

Mirrored headboard

Reading lamps

Overhead hatch

Vanities to either side of berth with storage

Flat screen TV facing berth in wood finished cut-out in bulkhead

Access to private head w/shower

LED lighting

Private head w/shower

AFT HEAD: - SS sink w/Corian counter top – rich wood storage cabinets and drawers - shower


Forward Cabin – Can also be used as a master or VIP cabin – Also designed with a King berth, this cabin has the added feature of a large L-Shaped settee and library.  There are abundant storage lockers and under berth drawers.  This cabin is en-suite with private head and shower.  There is also access from this cabin to the forward v-berth cabin.  The sliding door forward can be closed for privacy between the cabins – or opened if the fore-cabin is to be used for additional storage.  Private head w/ shower – Corian counter top and SS sink with decorator fixtures – rich woodwork and storage lockers.

King berth

Numerous rich wood storage cabinets out-board to either side of the berth – Cedar finished inside

Additional wood cabinets over settee

Overhead hatches

Vanities to either side of berth with storage

Access to fore-cabin forward with sliding door for separation

Comfortable L-Shaped settee with bookshelves – storage below settee

Teak parquet floor

Private head w/shower

FORWARD HEAD: - SS sink w/Corian counter top – rich wood storage cabinets and drawers - shower



Fore-Cabin – This cabin is accessed from either the forward cabin, or from the forward deck.  It can be used as a crew cabin or additional guest cabin.  A V-berth provides accommodations for 2.  The oversized hatch above provides light and ventilation.

Interior woods – Oak, Cedar, Mahogany

Teak heartwood parquet floor throughout

Shelving to either side of berth

Access to bosons locker in the bow, and chain locker


Raritan Electro San ERST#12 waste water treatment system

(2) Showers – w/Rule shower pumps

(2) Hand basins

Headroom – 6 ft 6in


Upon boarding the boat – the first distinctive feature is her synthetic teak appearance on the decks, however unlike natural teak wood, her decks look great without the constant maintenance of natural teak.  Also unlike natural teak, these decks do not get extremely hot in the sun.

The Pilot house/cockpit is centrally located and offers excellent 360 visibility for the helmsman, as well as a fully protected area for the captain and guests.  There is also a good amount of protected space on-deck aft of the Pilot House

A Stairway leads from the Pilot House to the rich wood trimmed Salon.  A full U-Shaped Galley is to Port, and a curved dinette is to Starbd.  Aft of the Dinette, on Starbd side is the Nav Station which is quite complete and also the electrical panel within easy reach.

Access to the Aft cabin is through a work shop area,  aft of the Galley, on Port side.  This work area includes a counter and numerous storage lockers and drawers.   The Aft cabin is a very private cabin with a large King berth, and private head /shower

Forward of the Salon is the large forward cabin and private head w/shower – this is not a V-berth – but rather has a comfortable square King berth. This cabin also contains a private settee and head. 

There is an additional Crew/Guest cabin forward with a V-berth that sleeps 2 additional guests.  This cabin can be accessed through a sliding door forward of the Berth in the forward cabin, or from an overhead hatch on the foredeck.  This Crew/Guest cabin near the bow of the boat can be used as a crew cabin, additional guest cabin, or storage – there is a separate chain locker forward of this cabin with deck access.

WORK ROOM: - A convenient workroom is between the Salon (aft of the Galley) and Master Cabin., along the Port side of the vessel.  This not only provides a companionway separating the master suite from the Salon, but contains a functional work bench and numerous storage drawers and lockers for: Tools, Spare parts, and addition provisions.  It Is lit and ventilated by side ports.  The Teak parquet floor extends through this area as well, and all of the hull sides and interior walls are finished in rich woods


SALON:  The Salon is located amidships to Starbd,  and contains the inside Dinette, Galley, and Nav Station.  Rich woods cover the hull sides and make up the overhead beams in the traditional design of the interior.  There is abundant storage shelving, and additional storage under the dinette seating. A rich looking antique table fills the dinette space, and overhead hatches and side ports provide light and ventilation.  Outboard of the Dinette is shelving, done in rich wood finishes. Additional storage is below and behind Dinette seating.

U-shaped seating around antique wood table

Thick padded seat cushions

Storage lockers and shelving

Traditional overhead with finished wood beams and light panels between beams

Teak parquet floor throughout

GALLEY:   The Galley is located opposite the dinette and is on the Port side of the Salon –It is convenient for serving at the lower Dinette, or to the Pilot House.  The Galley has large counter areas, nearly completely surrounding the chef, with all appliances within easy reach. There are numerous storage lockers both at eye level and below the counters, and overhead hatch and side ports for light and ventilation.  All finishes are rich woods and there is a large Corian countertop for preparing meals

Oven- Seaward Princess 3 burner LPG stove and oven – 7,000 BTU burners, and 10,000 BTU burner

Grill – Weber Genesis S-330 SS 10,000 BTU

Microwave – 18” Tappan

Refrigerator-  Now-Cool 12v

Freezer  - Now Cool 12v

SS Double galley sink

Icemaker – Isotherm “Clear Ice” model 5S21A1

Complete cutlery set – pots – dishware

Spice rack

Corian backsplash

Rich wood finished cabinetry – vented

Overhead hatch and side ports

Microwave oven at eye level


Electrical and Electronics

Electrical- 1 & 24 v systems

Batteries – (7) 12v and (2)  in 24v system  - Fullriver Deep Cycle 8D AGM -  1300AH

Solar panels- (4) Kyocera KC40T-130 watt   w/ 12v Xantrex XW-PPT60-150 Solar controller

(2) Kyocera KC40T-130 watt w/24v Xantrex C-40 Solar Controller

Wind Generator – Air-X 400 watt

Xantrex Link 10 Battery monitor

Xantrex Freedom SW 3012 Pure Sine wave Charger/inverter

50 Amp shore power receptical w. 50 ft cord


Compass – Ritchie  (2009)

Knot log – Raymarine ST-60   (2009)

Wind – Raymarine ST-60  (2009)

SatNav – Raynarine C120w Multifunction  ( 2009)

GPS/Chartplotter – Raymarine C120w Multifunction  (2009)

GPS – Raymarine RS130  (2014)

Radar – Raymarine RD418D 4 kw w/ Digital Radome Scanner

Auto-pilot – WH dual hydraulic double acting ram system w/cockpit control

Jensen Marine stereo MSR7007 = waterproof – AM/FM/B/CDP/ w/ cockpit controls

TV- (2) 26” Insignia color TV combo LCD HD-TV/DVD

(1)22” Insignia color TV combo LCD HD-TV/DVD

Tank gages: SCAD profile series 8 tank gage monitoring & display system


Perkins 4236 diesel engine  89 HP ( 4 cylinders) 4380 hours

Velvet drive gear box

(2) High output Balmar SPMC-612 altimeters – w/Dual –H regulator

Morse controls

Fixed -3-blade bronze propeller – 26”

Bo Thruster -Side Power SP200-TCi

Hydraulic wheel steering

Pressurized hot & cold water – 12v and 125v systems

Water heater – Isotherm Square 16 Marine water heater – 4.2 gal

Windlass – Ideal 24v

Bilge  pumps – Automatic and Manual

Hull and Deck

Hull is all Aluminum for strength and durability,  The deck is a composite material, over the base Aluminum decking, that has a cork core and Teak-Look finish.  It is durable, provides excellent sound and temperature control, is low maintenance, and looks great.  Decks are safe and secure with double, Aluminum railing and high bulwarks. There is convenient seating forward of the pilot house on a raised deck, that opens for deck storage, and also a settee- Aft of the Pilot House are 2 seats, Port & Starbd that are protected by an overhead Bimini and provide additional deck storage. A large storage locker is accessed from 2 hatches on the aft deck - An Anchor windlass is mounted on the Solid bowsprit which provides additional deck area, and is protected by the double bow rail for safety.

Vessel has a modified fin keel and skeg hung rudder ( skeg is well supported on both sides by hull braces).  Propeller shaft exits through a well protected  hull extrusion.   She is hard chined at the waterline, and turn of the bilge for better stability.

Decking – 3/8” marinedeck 2000 composite cork over Aluminum

Superstructure – Aluminum

Bottom painted 2014

Skeg Mounted rudder

Epoxy treated – 2009

Completely repainted 2009 w/ Awlgrip-2000 –

 On-Deck storage:

Two Large deck hatches in forward cabins, (2) deck hatches in main Salon (1) overhead hatch in Aft cabin - plus (2) dorados, 5 opening ports

Hatches in aft deck for access to aft storage locker

On deck storage locker forward of Pilot House

Hatch to fore-peak and chain locker

Ground Tackle – (1) CQR 125 lbs, w/ all chain ½ BBB 300 ft

(2) CQR 75 lb each

Fortress 55 lb

Windlass – Ideal 24 v


Boarding ladder

Swim Platform – 3ft 8in long x 3ft 8 in wide w/teak grating – folds up against transom when not in use

LPG Bar-B-Que integrated into aft rail

Numerous heavy duty mooring bits

Solid double Aluminum rail surrounds entire vessel

Safety Mast rails on either side of mast

Wood and canvas awning protect entire forward deck at anchor, and provides additional shade


Pilot House

Pilot House:  Pilot house is enclosed on 3 sides with glass windows (forward windows open) and solid overhead.  A Binnacle steering console is in the center with folding steering wheel, and wood table forward.  Table leaves open to either side to serve settees to either side of pilot house.  A comfortable helm seat the seats 2-3 is aft of the Binnacle, and companionway to below decks is easily reached forward of the Table. Navigation and other instruments are suspended from the overhead, and are clearly visible to the helm.  The overhead also has hand rails.  Convenient steps lead to the aft deck, and both side decks

Folding steering wheel

Nav Instruments

Helm bench and side settees


Folding dining table

360 degree visibility

Opening forward windows

Sails and Rigging

Aluminum spars - /deck stepped mast

Wire standing rigging replaced 2008-2010


Main –LaMorgan – fully battened – w/ slab/Jiffy reefing system- VG condition

Genoa –LaMorgan 120%  on Profurl furler roller furler – VG condition

Staysail –LaMorgan 110% on Profurl furler roller furler –Self tending on forward track - VG condition

Drifter –Main - – LaMorgan – G condition

Drifter – Genoa – LaMorgan – G condition


Primary Genoa – (2) Anderson #66 ST 2 speed self-tailing

Spinnaker – (2) Harken #56 ST 2 speed self-tailing

Halyard – (2) Lewmar ( main and foresails)   speed self-tailing

Other – (2) Lewmar #43 ST 2 speed self-tailing

Harken Mainsheet traveler – Harken and Lewmar blocks – Harken staysail fair leads

Boom vang

Additional Equipment

Fireboy – Xintex propane/CNG fume detector w/ solenoid valve control S-2a

Searchlight – handheld Q-beam

Fire extinguishers (4) Ansel Sentry & fire blanket

Tender – 11 ft 5 in Hypalon RIB w/ 18 HP Nissan outboard ( 2014)


Life Raft – Givens Deluxe 6 person w/ canister ( last serviced 2009)

(4) Mustang inflatable PFD

ACR Rapid ditch bag

Katadyn Pur 35 Reverse osmosis water maker

Browning 3rd lung Hookah diving system model EX130D50016156

Givens Buoy Life raft ( not inspected)


This vessel is ideal for long term cruising or live aboard.  She is a secure offshore Blue Water vessel, capable of reaching any coastal destination throughout the world. Her Aluminum build offers a solid and sound hull, and her functional cutter rigged sail plan offers options for any offshore conditions.  She is equipped with a powerful diesel engine, solar panels and wind generator for self-sufficient offshore passage making. 

For the live aboard sailor. This vessel offers some very unique and exceptional qualities.  There is expansive deck space for lounging or guest space.  Her large pilothouse offers a protected area to view the outdoors in any weather conditions, and a well-protected dining table for alfresco dining.  Below decks, she offers a spacious interior with 2 very private en-suite cabins, plus additional forward berth area.  Her galley will be a chef’s delight and the large dinette below offers abundant seating for dining or lounging

The entire vessel is finished in rich woods with teak parquet flooring throughout