Albin Boats

Albin Boats History

Albin Boats, founded by Albin Larson in 1899 in Sweden, started out as Albin Marine – a company that manufactured marine diesel engines. The company evolved into a master builder of sailboats and power yachts. In the mid-‘60s, Fred Peters, a Dutchman who loved sailing, hopped onboard Albin Boats. By 1974, he owned the company and moved its operations to a 147,000-square-foot facility in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where he introduced a new style of boat that was both rugged and reasonably priced. This new line – called Down-easters – included the Albin 25, Albin 27 and Albin 28 and created a whole new market.

Today, Albin 25 and Albin 28 boats for sale are still some of the most popular pre-owned vessels on the market worldwide. From stem to stern, every Albin boat for sale has all the features Scandinavian vessels are famous for: high-quality craftsmanship, classic design, easy handling in rough seas, reliability and comfortable spaces. Before the company was sold to C&C Marine in 2007, thousands of seaworthy vessels ranging from 25 to 49 feet were built under Fred’s watchful eye. In fact, between 1968 and 1981, Albin Boats had built and sold more than 5,000 of one of its most popular models – the Albin 25 family cruiser.

Where Power and Economy Co-Exist

Aside from having a century’s worth of Swedish shipbuilding knowledge, technology and techniques embedded in every inch, Albin boats for sale have special features and options that make them ideal for cruising families and saltwater and freshwater anglers. Albin Boats offers five unique hull types: deep-Vee, modified-Vee, monohull, semi-displacement and displacement; inboard and outboard propulsion systems are available in diesel and gas fuel systems. Plus, thanks to enclosed cockpits and high coaming, Albin boats are super safe.

The types of models range from Albin motor cruisers, motor sailers; Albin Tournament Express (25 TE, 28 TE, 31 TE); Albin Ballad cruiser-racers, Trawlers, North Sea Cutters and Sportfishers.

Shipyard Stats:

  • Founder: Albin Larson
  • Size: 25 to 50 feet
  • Type: Sailboats, motor yachts, trawlers
  • Hulls types: Deep-Vee, modified-Vee, monohull, semi-displacement and displacement

If you’re searching for a well-constructed, reliable cruiser or sportfisher that has proven it can stand the test of tide and time, let our comprehensive yachts for sale database steer you to the Albin boats for sale. It’s quick and easy, and our cutting-edge technology ensures our data is current.

1899
Established
Kristinehamn, Sweden
Location
Fiberglass
Construction

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