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Albin 40 Trawler

Specifications

Name: 40 Trawler
Length: 40
Hull Type: Semi-Disp.
Gross Weight: 26,000 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 400 gals.
Model Years: 1987—1993
Draft: 3'6"
Beam: 13'8"
Water Capacity: 180 gals.
Waste Capacity: 50 gals.
Length w/ Pulpit: --
The Albin 40 Trawler is a sturdy semi-displacement cruising yacht with a traditional trawler-style profile, full teak interior, and comfortable cabin accommodations. (Note that her sistership, the Albin 40 Sundeck, is the same boat with a full-width aft deck and slightly increased owner’s cabin dimensions.) Both models share the same two-stateroom, galley-down interior with a queen bed aft and port and starboard deck access doors in the salon. Visibility from the lower helm is very good, and while the all-teak interior can be a little oppressive, traditionalists will probably find it to their liking. The flybridge seats six, and the full walkaround decks of the Albin 40 are a big plus when it comes to dockside line handling. While a single 135hp Lehman diesel was once standard, most Albin 40s were sold with twin 135hp Lehmans (10 knots cruise/13 knots top) or—more recently—210hp Cummins (12 knots cruise/15 top). Note that the props and rudders are well protected from grounding by the deep skeg. While not a low maintenance boat, the Albin 40 can be a good choice or retirees looking for an inexpensive liveaboard boat.

Overview

Traditional double-cabin trawler with walkaround decks gets high marks for interior volume, resale value.

Features

Two-stateroom, galley-down layout includes lower helm, fold-down serving counter, parquet flooring, twin deck doors. Teak woodwork is finished to high Asian standards. Aft stateroom has queen-size bed, head with tub/shower. Flybridge with facing settees seats six.

Comments

Note simulated lapstrake hull lines. Keel protects props, rudders from grounding.

Performance

Cruise at 10 knots with 135hp Lehmans; 12 knots 210hp Cummins diesels.