Restoring a 1947 Alden 47

3/12/2018 - A few years ago, Great Island Boat Yard began a multi-phase restoration effort aboard ALIANZA, a 1947, Alden 47 ketch. During Phase I of her refit, the GIBY team repaired a leaky rudder post; built a new centerboard trunk; rebuilt the mast step area; and replaced 40 frames, all beyond… SEE MORE