1996 Alden 56 Downeast Flybridge Sedan

  • 56
  • Alden
  • Savannah, GA, US

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CALL BROKER FOR MORE DETAILS. This Boat Turns Heads Every Place It Goes With Classic Looks That Are Timeless.....

Stunning 3 Stateroom Downeast Alden. If You Have Not Seen An Alden You Owe It To Yourself To See The Quality, Fit & Finish On This One. We Cannot Overstate How Nice This Boat Is...


One of the highlights of the Alden 56 is it's performance in a chop. The Hunt designed deep V hull and modest beam makes this a safe and comfortable boat when running down the coast.

Boat Will Top Out Over 30 Knots!

Painted Hull, Teak Cockpit, Bow Thruster & So Much More. 


Basic Information

56 Downeast Flybridge Sedan
Savannah, GA, US
Vessel Name:
G 6085 VR
Boat Type:
Downeast, Flybridge, Motor Yachts
Hull Material:

Dimensions & Weight

56 ft - 17.07 meter
56 ft 6 in - 17.22 meter
15 ft 8 in - 4.78 meter
Draft - max:
- meter
Bridge Clearance:
20 ft
Dry Weight:


6v92 TA Hours SMOH
Cruise Speed:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
625 (Individual), 1250 (combined)
Max Speed:

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
615 Gallon(s) - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
152 Gallon(s) - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Heads:



Recent Improvements

Fly bridge

  1. Fly bridge dodger received rear enclosure with zipper door to keep birds away and to keep     warmer in winter.
  2. Special high gain Wi-Fi marine antenna added with router below to send signal throughout vessel.
  3. Small refrigerator (110V AC) installed under bridge cabinet.
  4. Safety gate installed for children.
  5. New captain chair foot rests installed. 
  6. New auto pilot gauges installed
  7. Older Ray Marine Chart plotter repaired
  8. DC lighting added on top of fly bridge dodger to light aft deck and on deck in front of fly bridge to light up foward deck area.
  9. Bennett trim tab indicators repaired/replaced

Aft deck/lazarette

  1. Stainless grill adjustable grill support added.
  2. 12 Volt bilge dry pump system installed and run to all bilge pumps
  3. Hydraulic steering system removed and rebuilt to stop leaking
  4. Grounding wires installed from rudder posts to side deck railing
  5. Teak deck and steps cleaned/oiled
  6. Swim platform fitted with stainless brackets to hold inflatable out of water while towing.
  7. Aft deck shower system rebuilt and replaced with new stainless hardware.
  8. New flag pole (varnished professionally) and larger American flag ensign added.

Deck area

  1. Crazing repaired on fiberglass
  2. Windshield wiper blades replaced along with washing hoses.
  3. Flag staff added to forward rail for Yacht Club Burgee flag
  4. Gate installed in life lines on port side to allow easier access from dock/dock stairs


  1.  New Garmin chat plotter installed.
  2. Sirius XM satellite system installed for music and off shore weather with subscription
  3. New auto pilot system gauges installed
  4. New high bilge alarm installed
  5. New tank level indicator for septic tank installed.
  6. New electric panel AA and DC gauges installed where defunct.
  7. New Auto Pilot installed (Garmin) and synced to chart plotters.
  8. New engine fire alarm and automatic extinguisher system installed in engine room with monitoring at lower steering station.   Duplicate system found to be with last upgrade of main engines which unknown to previous owner.  Therefore two redundant fire/engine stop systems.
  9. HVSAC Salon system overhauled.
  10. Two (2() swivel chairs replaced with hardwood benches with cushions an d storage cabinets
  11. 10.  New Fusion stereo system installed in center cabinet utilizing pre-existing speakers in salon and fly bridge.
  12. Smart TV bracket mounted to support TV and free up desk area.
  13. Cabling installed from TV’s to new outdoor antennas for both salon and master cabin televisions.
  14. All ceiling and hallway lighting changed to cooler and brighter dimmable LED lighting as well as well as in galley.
  15. New winter portable heater installed
  16. Bennett trim tab indicators repaired/replaced.


  1. New knob for refrigerator installed
  2. New convection oven installed 
  3. New coffee maker and toaster oven installed
  4. New grey water holding tank with pump installed under floor area.


  1. Both head systems disassembled and rebuilt.
  2. New towels supplied
  3. Winter portable heater installed

Forward Master Cabin

  1. New HVAC unit/system installed for heating and cooling

Engine Room

  1.  New exhaust fan installed on port side
  2. Hull Ultra Sonic barnacle killing device installed along with transponders throughout inside of hull.  Note:  Owner plans to remove this system leaving wiring for future owner’s use.
  3. Main HVAC system overhauled.
  4. Engine and generator oil changing pump system repaired
  5. Engine oil /filters changed annually.
  6. Generator oil/filter changed as needed.
  7. Koldban International Starting Capacitor {www.koldban.com}
  8. All new batteries installed
  9. Engines, and Generator recently fully serviced.

Forward Master Walkaround Berth

Hanging Lockers

Flat Screen TV

En Suite Head with Stall Shower

Teak & Holly Flooring

Custom Soft Goods

Starboard Guest Cabin With Over Under Bunks

Hanging Locker

Port Guest Cabin With Over Under Bunks

Hanging Locker

Shared Guest Head with Shower

Stacked Washer/Dryer


The salon of the Alden is light and airy. Windows all around are low enough to allow for excellent visibility when seated.

L Shaped Settee

Custom Lighting

Flat Screen TV

Swivel Chairs

Cherrywood Interior

Teak & Holly Flooring




U-Shaped Galley with opening ports, and open above for excellent ventilation. Compact enough for safety underway

Propane Range with Oven


Dual Corian Sink

Norcold Fridge/Freezer

Food Warmer

Ample Storage


Wide side decks and tall life lines for safe, and easy access to the bow and line handling

Bimini Top & Enclosure

Fly Bridge Cushions

Painted Hull

Teak Cockpit Decking

Custom Lighting

Underwater Lights

Fiberglass Swim Platform

Windlass with 200' Chain

Pompanette Helm Chairs

Bridge Fridge

Eight Deck Hatches

Anti-barnacle device installed

Recently hauled, and all underwater parts serviced, and propspeed applied.

Topsides professionally varnished, and new toe rail covers installed

Isenglass replaced


Engines & Mechanical

Roomy and well lit engine room with cockpit access as well

Twin Detroit 6V92/TA DDEC with dual station controls.

Engines rebuilt 2016 at 2000 hours with 600 hours SMOH. Complete overhaul of both engines, including rods, and main bearings, cylinder kits, exchanged heads; rebuild injectors, turbos, blowers, fresh water, and raw water pumps. Rebuild fuel pumps, cleaned and resealed all coolers; replaced fuel hoses and clamps.

Northern Lights 12 KW generator with 1,800 hours

Sidepower 7 hp bow thruster.

Oil change system has reverse function for both emptying and filling oil sumps in main engines and generator

Engine panel is all electric including gauges for RPM, oil pressure, voltage, temp, and audible alarm for over temp and low oil pressure.

Shafts are 2 1/2 " Aquamet 22. Through PSS Shaft seals.

Single lever electronic controls.

Hynautic hydraulic power steering system.

Twin Racor fuel filters with selection valves.

4 Bennett Marine trim tabs. Automatic fire extinguishing system.

Sealand Vacuflush head system.

"Marine Air" air conditioning system with three 16,000 BTU reverse cycle unit

Two stainless steel water tanks.

Groco Paragon Senior water pressure pump with PST-3 accumulator tank.

20 gal. Stainless steel Hot water tank.

Three electric Rule bilge pumps 3700 GPH each.

Deck wash down with fresh/salt selector.

Hot and cold cockpit shower.

All plumbing lines and thru hull labeled as to function. Holding tank discharge pump with macerator.


Lower Helm:

New Garmin GPS Map

Raymarine VHF

Detroit Diesel Electronic Controls

New Garmin Autopilot

Bennett Trim Tab Indicator

Upper Helm:

New Garmin GPS Map

Raymarine C120 GPS Chartplotter

Raymarine Depth Gauge

Furuno DGPS GP-37

Raymarine Ray Chart 601XX

New Garmin Autopilot

Standard Horizon VHF with Hailer

Bow Thruster - Side Power

Detroit Diesel Electronic Controls

Bennett Trim Tab Indicator


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(7608522)