Boat Reviews

Albin Vega

A lightweight 27-footer that's designed for offshore. With good workmanship and nice handling, it's a good value.

Like a lot of people, our first recollection of the Albin Vega was an advertisement in the sailing magazines. In the early 1970s, a time when California production coastal cruisers dominated the American market, this little Swedish import was hyped as a serious offshore cruiser.

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