Albin Ballad Kotuku

Albin Ballad Kotuku

For Sale

A brief history

Kotuku is the mk2 version of the Ballad class. Sail number 1478 built in 1980.

She was sailed to Hythe in England from Sweden in 1986. She had a change of ownership in 1991 and sailed to her new home in Fowey, Cornwall. She raced very successfully in the Ballad national championships and local sailing clubs for 20 years.

In 2012 She was sailed to the Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland to her new owner. She was then moved to Douglas before coming back to Fowey in 2017, where She was lightly restored to her former condition. She has raced in Fowey very successfully since, winning the Fowey to Falmouth race, twice, in her class and the Autumm series. The 50th anniversary (2022) Ballad national championship 2nd overall.   


  • She had a new Yanmar 2GM20 engine fitted in 1999 which is still in excellent condition.
  • VHF radio. (2017)
  • Sanders main, number 1 and 2 in very good condition.
  • Mitchell Spinnakers x 2, plus 1 x lightweight. 1 x spinnaker pole.
  • Older number 3 and 4 in good condition, plus spare main and number 1 ?
  • 2 of Lewmar 40, 2 speed self-tailing, 4 x Lewmar 7 and 1 x Lewmar 8 winches.
  • 2 of Raymarine ST40 wind instruments, plus log and depth.
  • Tiller extension
  • Raymarine auto pilot. (2017)
  • Gas cooker.
  • All necessary fenders, warps, anchor with chain and stern mounted boarding ladder.
  • Ballad handbook, 2017 survey and comprehensive history.

Priced for quick sale £12,500 ono. 

Call Pat Cooke on 07734 757595 or email