Greetings and welcome aboard the CF
, Pierre and Tish.
Sailboat Data wonders if
“The Alpa 42 molds were later purchased by the Zuanelli yard where, with a few modifiactions, it became the Zuanelli 42?”
Alpa 42 ➥ ALPA 42 Sailboat details on sailboatdata.com (units English)
Founded in 1956 by Danilo Cattadori, Alpa was one the earliest producers of fiberglass
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 ane 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 1977.
Brokerage ➥ Alpa yachts