Review of Alden Malabar

Basic specs.

sail specifications
The Alden Malabar is a sailboat.

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The boat can enter most marinas as the draft is just about 1.52 - 1.62 meter (4.99 - 5.29 ft) dependent on the load.


The boat is typically equipped with an engine.

Sailing characteristics

This section covers widely used rules of thumb to describe the sailing characteristics. Please note that even though the calculations are correct, the interpretation of the results might not be valid for extreme boats.

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Sailing statistics

This section is statistical comparison with similar boats of the same category. The basis of the following statistical computations is our unique database with more than 26,000 different boat types and 350,000 data points.

Sorry, we do not have sufficient statistical information available for this boat to provide a significant reliable analysis.



Dimensions of sail.

mainsail specifications headsail specifications

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If you need to renew parts of your running rig and is not quite sure of the dimensions, you may find the estimates computed below useful.

Guiding dimensions of running rig
Mainsail halyard 28.6 m(94.0 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Jib/genoa halyard28.6 m(94.0 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Spinnaker halyard28.6 m(94.0 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Jib sheet 11.6 m(38.0 feet)14 mm(0.55 inch)
Genoa sheet11.6 m(38.0 feet)14 mm(0.55 inch)
Mainsheet 28.9 m(95.0 feet)14 mm(0.55 inch)
Spinnaker sheet25.5 m(83.6 feet)14 mm(0.55 inch)
Cunningham5.0 m(16.5 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Kickingstrap10.1 m(33.0 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)
Clew-outhaul10.1 m(33.0 feet)12 mm(1/2 inch)

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