Alba Venturer

Alba Venturer

Perfectly suited to sail training

Bermudan ketch designed and built by the world class Oyster Marine Ltd in 1998/99, and launched in March 1999. Alba Venturer has a standard Oyster 70′ hull but fitted to OYT Scotland’s exacting specifications for sail training.

Alba Venturer has sailed over 100,000 nautical miles, during which she has been all around the Scottish coastline and islands, and visited England, Ireland, Wales, Iceland, Norway, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Spain and the Faroe Islands.

Yacht specifications

  • Length overall: 70ft (21.53m)
  • Beam: 17.3ft (5.26m)
  • Mast height 83ft 9″ (25.45m)
  • Draught full load: 8ft 1.5″ (2.47m)
  • Gross tonnage: 58.83 tonnes
  • Rig: Bermudan Ketch
  • Hull: GRP
  • 6 Sea Staff
  • 12 crew
  • Home port: Glasgow

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