Alden 64 Cutter





Alden 64 Cutter

Built in 1950 in Newcastle, Australia by S. F. Heaton for his family. Nirvana 1 was the first yacht built specifically for the Sydney-Hobart race. Her sturdy hull is made of ironwood and her topsides are rosewood all fastened with 7/16 inch copper rivets to sawn oak ribs then splined and skinned with Dynel.

She is beautifully furnished in teak, mahogany and maple below decks providing a lovely, elegant feel which is very bright and airy. Etched glass, butterfly hatches and a custom stained glass ports brighten the saloon and add old-world charm.

There is very comfortable lounging around a large U shaped dining saloon forward of the large and well equipped U shaped galley area, and a separate reading cabin just aft of the owners suite forward which has a full queen bed. There is a guest double cabin aft with additional single The cabinetry is a masterclass in joinery.

Nirvana 1 underwent a complete refit from 2006-2008 including rebuilding the interior with the finest materials, the deck glassed over, a new Yanmar 4JH3-HTE 92hp turbo installed was installed along with new plumbing and electrical wiring. Recently the hull was repainted in 2015 and a brand new mast and rigging was installed 2021, as was a a new Bimini dodger and headsail

Other notable inventory items include:

Complete Raymarine navigation system including autopilot, radar, AIS.
Fresh water deck wash.
Highfield rib with aluminium bottom and boat cover stored in cradle on deck.
20hp Tohatsu only 20hrs.
Stainless steel anchor with 100m chain and 100m warp (replaced 2021).
Lots of safety gear.
Iridium Go Sat phone.
Solar panels.

Nirvana 1 presents beautifully and is ready for a new owner to step straight in and go cruising locally or out to the Pacific, maybe even win a classic regatta as she just did in late 2021.

This is a true classic gem to look at and an absolute pleasure to sail.

$300,000 Contact Flagstaff Marine for more information. PH 1300 998 662


Boat type sail
Make Alden
Model 64 Cutter
Length 19.51
Condition used
Year manufactured 1950
Hull type mono
Registration number O/N 862023
Registration expiry