|Founded by Mike Riding and located in Huntington Beach CA. Alajuela was the name of town in Costa Rica where Riding met his wife. The first boat was the ALEJUELA 38, based on a William Atkins design. It is said that it took Riding nearly 4 years to contruct the molds. |
The company was later taken over by Betty and Don Chapman, who had originally built their own ALEJUELA 38 from a bare hull.