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1961 35 ft. Pearson Alberg 35 – $22,500 A Rare Find!

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East Coast Classic!













This Alberg 35 built by Pearson Yachts, in Bristol RI, is a rare find in the Pacific Northwest. The current owner looking for the perfect cruiser with classic lines shipped her to Port Townsend 10 years ago. Her heavy hand layup fiberglass hull is synonymous with quality. Back then, they were built to last. The well maintained 25hp Universal diesel works like a charm with only 780 hours. Other notable features include Edson pedestal steering with Simrad Autopilot, Standard Horizon GPS Chartplotter and VHF, Milltech Marine AIS and integrated Chartplotter, full sail inventory, Dickenson Cabin Heat, Tasco Propane Stove and much more!  A real headturner in Port Hadlock.


  • Vessel Name: Southern Star
  • Located In: Port Hadlock, WA
  • Documented Vessel 
  • Designer: Carl Alberg
  • Model: Alberg 35
  • Year: 1961
  • LOA: 34.9
  • LWL:  30′
  • Beam: 9’8″
  • Draft: 5′ 2″
  • Headroom:  6’2″
  • Displacement:  13,300 lbs
  • Ballast:  5,300 lbs. encapsulated in fiberglass keel (no keel bolts)
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine 1:
    • Engine Brand: Universal Diesel
    • Year Built: 
    • Engine Model: M$-30
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: 780
    • Drive Type: Direct Drive
    • Engine Power: 25 hp


  • Salon/Main Cabin: Aft is the salon with upholstered bench seats/berths to port and starboard separated by the passageway and a bulkhead mounted, drop-down, drop-leaf table.
  • Mounted on the forward bulkhead are an LPG cabin heater along with brass barometer and ships clock. Storage is found outboard, above and below the bench seats.
  • Galley: Located aft in the salon and divided by the removable companionway steps and engine cover is the galley. To port is a gimbaled two-burner LPG stove (with adjacent LPG control/alarm panel), stainless steel sink with a cold water only pressure fixture and a small dry sink. A varnished mahogany dish rack and shelf are located outboard of the stove and sinks. To starboard beneath the counter top is a top loading ice box. Storage is found under the counter top in drawers located forward of the ice box and outboard shelf above electric panel
  • Both sides of the galley are connected by the counter top which is continuous under the companionway except for in-way of the removable engine cover.



  • Magnetic Compass: Danforth Global with 4” card
  • Nav. Lights: Running: 4 Anchor: 1
  • Steering: Edson pedestal with 22” stainless steel destroyer wheel
  • Autopilot: Simrad
  • Chart Plotter/GPS: Standard Horizon model GPS Chart CP300 mounted on a swing arm in the companionway for internal or external viewing
  • AIS: MillTech Marine SR161 integrated with GPS chart plotter, with VHF antenna splitter
  • VHF Radio: Standard Horizon Quest with DSC.Wind, Speed and Depth Instruments:
  • Horizon instruments for wind, speed and depth bulkhead mounted in cockpit.

Additional Equipment

  • Bilge Evacuation System:
    – Rule 2000 12V bilge pump with float switch and pick-up located in keel sump.
    – Shurflo 12V stripping pump located aft in galley.
    – Manual diaphragm pump located forward in port cockpit seat with pick-up located the in keel sump.
  • Cabin Heat: Dickinson Newport with bulkhead heat shield and proper exhaust.
  • Entertainment:
    – Dual model MXR 42 AM/FM/ SD card/USB player with Dual speakers.
  • Galley Equipment:
    – Gimbaled, Tasco stainless steel 2-burner LPG stove.
    – Top loading ice box.
    – Single stainless steel sink with cold water pressure fixture.
  • Gray Water System: Sinks drain overboard.
    Hot Water Heater: Not so equipped.
  • LPG System: LPG appliances include the 2-burner galley stove and the cabin heater. The dedicated LPG locker is located stbd aft side in the cockpit. It contains a single cylinder (2.5 gal.) with pressure gauge, regulator, drain and solenoid valve
  •  A Fireboy/Xintex model S-2A solenoid control and alarm panel is located adjacent to the stove. An LPG sniffer is located beneath the stove. The system appears to meet ABYC Standards.
  • Masts and Boom: The aluminum mast is painted with Awlgrip, oval in section, masthead rigged and deck stepped. It has a single wood spreader. The mast is fit with a Tides Marine track system.
  • The boom is varnished Sitka spruce and had been converted from roller reefing to slab reefing. It is fitted with Garhauer boom vang along with a Harken traveler using Garhauer traveler blocks.
  • Standing Rigging: The bronze open barrel turnbuckles and toggles are fastened to internal stainless steel chain plates. The shrouds (3 per side), forward stay and backstay are 1 x 19 stainless steel wire (Lowers – 7/16”, Uppers – ¼”, Fore stay ¼”, Back stay – ¼”) and have Norseman end fittings.
  • Winches:
    – (2) Primaries are Andresen model 40 ST two speed self-tailing outboard of the cockpit.
    – (2) Halyard winches are Barient #16 winches mounted on the mast.
    – (1) A single winch for the boom vang and/or spinnaker down haul is mounted port aft on the cabin top.
  • Genoa Tracks: Well secured to port and starboard atop the rail caps. Travelers, cars, blocks and tracks
  • Main Traveler: Harken traveler with Garhauer blocks
  • Running Rigging: Braided Dacron, 5/16”, 3/8” and ½”
  • Sail Inventory:
    – (1) Dacron Main with cover. 1996. (loose footed with Lazyjacks)
    – (1) 110% Working Dacron jib.
    – (1) 130% Genoa.
    – (1) Newer asymmetrical spinnaker 2013 used twice


  • Fuel: 20 gal.
  • Water: 53 gal.
  • Holding: 13 gal.


  • Engine: Single, Universal model M4-30 diesel, 4-cylinder diesel engine rate for 25 hp @ 3600 rpms with engine serial #674798-D504
  • Marine Transmission: Universal model HBW 50-2.0 with a 2.0:1 gear ratio. Serial # 0922917C.
  • Engine Hours: 780
  • Attached units: Single belt driven 12V, 51 amp alternator.
  • Engine Instrumentation: Universal gauge panel located forward on face of stbd cockpit seat with gauges for rpm’s, coolant temperature, volts, oil pressure and hours. Also equipped with push button for glow plugs.
  • Cooling: Raw water through Groco bronze sea strainer then through heat exchanger.
    Starting: 12V Battery.
  • Exhaust: Wet through Vetus waterlift muffler. Water injection hose has a vented high loop.
  • Bilge: Clean, painted white with minimal water in keel sump. Pads under the engine.

Broker Contact

  • Contact: Sandy Bakken
  • Office: 360.385.4000
  • Cell: 503.475.0619