Cory Armstrong and the engineering team at ACI Boats have blended the stability and efficiency of the deep V catamaran hull design with the weight savings and strength of welded aluminum to make the next generation of semi-custom high performance recreational sport fishing cruisers. The brand new 34 Alegria 1634XC has the interior room of a full width cabin and cuddy riding on the strength of a wave dampening performance of aluminum catamaran hulls. She is for the skipper that wants more from their sport fishing cruiser than the rest of the pack.
Stepping into her full width cabin, you find a roomy no nonsense cabin that feels much bigger than mono hulls of the same size. She uses the no maintenance Zolatone to enhance a contemporary styling. To starboard you see a fully equipped galley that goes on forever with solid surface countertops, a two burner cooktop, stainless steel sink with hot and cold water, a 3.5 cu. ft. refrigerator/freezer, the convenience of a pantry pull-out cutting board and storage C-rail shelves. To port you find a Horseshoe shaped settee with built in cup holders that comfortably seats six and can convert to a berth making for a versatile entertainment and lounging area. When cruising she is equipped with a swiveling, shock mitigating pedestal helm seat and an extended navigators bench so the whole crew an enjoy the passing scenery together. On those cold wet rainy days the skipper will enjoy great visibility because of her forward facing window are kept clear by three pantograph windshield arms and the quiet efficiency of her unique defrosting bar that is integrated in her forced air, diesel heating system. For your personal comfort her head comes complete with electric toilet supported by a 35 gallon holding tank, as well as a sink and shower that draw from a 15-gallon hot water tank with an additional 35 gallons of fresh water. For overnight accommodations, one of the unique advantages of the catamaran design is a wide bow that provides the room for not just one but two separate large berths forward outfitted with the comfort of a 3 high density foam cushions.
Outside you appreciate that she offers a maintenance free aluminum hull and superstructure that only requires a simple rinse to keep her looking good. For style she provides accent colors by the latest in vinyl wrap technology that is not only maintenance free but if you get tired of the color you can have it removed with a heat gun and replaced to fit your mood. This all comes down to what you want to do with your time compound and wax a fiberglass hull or get out on the water and fish. For your crew s safety she has self-bailing decks and superstructure, with non-slip deck treatment and plenty of sturdy hand holds not just in her massive cockpit but throughout. Hatches for hull access, transom lockers and batteries are all weatherproof. When anchoring her galvanized claw style anchor 300 of 3 strand anchor line complete with 30 5/16 chain is all controlled by a powerful electric winch.When transporting or storing her under cover she even uses folding radar & antenna mast.
Her hull was designed for not only a comfortable ride and stability at rest but performance so that her twin 350 hp Yamahas will let her cruise at 35 knots and with her twin 175-gallon fuel tanks she can offer an impressive range of 300 NM range. Electronic helm controls and multifunction color digital displays at both cabin and cockpit helms provide operational confidence to the skipper.
Equipped with a Northern Lights diesel generator and she runs a standard 30 amp shore service. Her DC power is provided by large group 27 batteries for both start and house banks that are all controlled by a Blue Seas isolation start and house bank system. The use of modern technologies such as LED lighting and the latest in power efficient chart plotter technologies all help optimize her DC power requirements. Her electronics package is as technologically advanced as her hull design with easy to use integrated touch screen 12 Garmin GPS chart plotter, radar, depth sounder and VHF radio.
ACI Boats is focused on building a new generation of semi-custom aluminum cats. The Alegria series is the premier opportunity to own this advanced technology sport fishing cruiser. Or just take her for a test ride and have ACI Boats customize one just the way you want it.