Alden 46

1987 — 1997
Designer
Niels Helleberg
Builder
Alden Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Keel/Cbrd.
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
47 8 / 14.5 m
Waterline Length
37 0 / 11.3 m
Beam
13 5 / 4.1 m
Draft
5 3 / 1.6 m 10 1 / 3.1 m
Displacement
32,000 lbs / 14,515 kg
Ballast
13,000 lbs / 5,897 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
1,076 ft2 / 100 m2
Total Sail Area
1,075.9 ft2 / 100 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
496.9 ft2 / 46.2 m2
P
52 11 / 16.2 m
E
18 9 / 5.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
579 ft2 / 53.8 m2
I
60 0 / 18.3 m
J
19 3 / 5.9 m
Forestay Length
63 0 / 19.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Westerbeke
Model
?
HP
58
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
120 gal / 454 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
180 gal / 681 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.16 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.08
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.63
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
280.21
heavy
Comfort Ratio
38.08
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.7
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Alden design #1193 (ALDEN 46/48/50.)


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