Alpa Yachts (ITA)

www.alpahistorical.org

1956 - 1978

Founded in 1956 by Danilo Cattadori, Alpa was one of the first builders of fiberglass sailing boats in Europe. Early on the company gained a reputation for it's high quality fiberglass FLYING DUTCHMAN class boats. The first larger yacht was the ALPA 50, introduced in 1969. Far more successful was the Van de Stadt designed ALPA 6.7. This was followed by the 9.24, 9.5 and 11.5. Other yachts were the Alpa 42, Alpa 38, 19, 21, 27 and 34. Although the Alpa name was resurrected in 1990, the production sailboat operation closed it's doors in 1978.

Sailboats Built By Alpa Yachts (ITA)

(Dates indicate when boat was first built by any builder)

Model LOA First Built
ALPA A7 22.97 ft / 7.00 m 1961
ALPA 1150 37.96 ft / 11.57 m 1975
ALPA 12.70 41.50 ft / 12.65 m 1969
ALPA 21 21.25 ft / 6.48 m 1976
ALPA 36 MS 36.82 ft / 11.22 m 1972
ALPA 38 37.28 ft / 11.36 m 1976
ALPA 42 39.37 ft / 12.00 m 1973
ALPA 6.7 21.82 ft / 6.65 m 1968
ALPA 7.4 24.28 ft / 7.40 m 1974
ALPA 8.25 27.08 ft / 8.25 m 1967
ALPA 9.50 31.17 ft / 9.50 m 1970
ALPA A11 37.01 ft / 11.28 m 1968
ALPA A15 48.23 ft / 14.70 m 1962
ALPA A19 18.70 ft / 5.70 m 1975
ALPA A27 26.82 ft / 8.17 m 1975
ALPA A34 33.17 ft / 10.11 m 1977
ALPA A8 26.25 ft / 8.00 m 1974
ALPA A9 29.82 ft / 9.09 m 1967
ALPA ESSE 15.42 ft / 4.70 m 1968
FLYING DUTCHMAN 20.00 ft / 6.10 m 1951
INTERNATIONAL FJ 13.22 ft / 4.03 m 1956


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