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1970 Rybovich Convertible

$300,000 USD

  • $300,000 USD
  • Bill Kimball
  • Active
  • Used
  • Multi Species Fish Boats
  • 1970
  • Rybovich
  • Convertible
  • Miami, Florida, US
  • Power
  • 54ft / 16.46 m
  • 15ft 8in / 4.78 m
  • Man
  • 2848le
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Wood
  • 2015-05-26
  • 2016-07-07
  • 1854912

TA-BOO is a classic Rybovich in superior condition. She has a teak interior, 3 stateroom layout, and a long history of generous ownership and great sea keeping abilities.

Vessel Walkthrough

Starting forward is a guest stateroom with twin stacked berths to starboard. To port are hanging lockers and drawer storage. Also to port are concealed pullman style sink and head. Aft to port are twin stacked companionway berths with hanging lockers and drawer storage. Further aft to port is a guest head with shower, vanity, and sink. Opposite to starboard is the master stateroom with ensuite head. The master has over under criss cross berths, a large hanging locker, built in vanity, and lots of drawer storage. The master head has a shower and sink with medicine cabinet. Aft and up 3 steps is the salon with forward galley. The galley is L shaped to starboard and has concealed icemaker, a 4 burner cooktop with oven, microwave, and sink. To port are 4 subzero refrigerator and freezer drawers. Aft to starboard is a large settee with storage under. To Port are two leather occasional chairs separated by an entertainment center with a pop up Sony 40" flat screen TV and a Sony blue ray DVD/stereo system. The interior is teak paneled and trimmed and has teak and holly flooring and teak countertops. The joiner work is in excellent condition and shows very little wear and tear. She is a classic Rybovich in all respects with superior fit and finish throughout.


The cockpit is set up for fishing and has tackle storage with a freezer and drink box on the bulkhead to port. To starboard is another freezer with tackle drawers, sink, and cockpit controls. There is a full sized Rybovich fighting chair with rocket launcher. Below deck are a bait well and fish box. There is a large transom door and port and starboard gaff and rod lockers. She has Rupp double spreader outriggers and a full tuna tower with a hardtop above the bridge and a buggy top above the tower control station.


The flybridge has a center console with concealed electronics. There is a Rybovich helm chair and a Rybovich companion chair as well as port and starboard bench seats. Electronics as follows:

  • Furuno Nav Net VX2 With 12" And 7" Screens Networked To GPS, Color Fish Finder, And 64 Mile Radar
  • Simrad AP 22 Auto Pilot
  • Icom M502 VHF
  • Datamarine Digital Depth With Repeater In Tower
  • Icom M802 SSB
  • KVH Trac Vision Satellite Antenna For Television
  • Alpine AM/FM/CD Player


  • Northern Lights 16 KW Generator With 6000 Hours
  • Four House And Starting Batteries
  • One Generator Starting Battery
  • 12V, 24V,110V,220V Circuits With Magnetic Breakers In Panel
  • Vessel Is Fully Bonded
  • 50' Of 220V 50amp Shore Cord With Circuit Breaker
  • 240V Acme Shore Power Transformer With Sure Safe Solenoid
  • Hubbell Phone And Cable TV Inlets
  • Port And Starboard 12V Cockpit Outlets With Waterproof Covers
  • Sentry 24V 40 Amp Battery Charger
  • Two 12V 20 Amp Dolphin 12V Battery Chargers

Mechanical Details

  • 3 Zone Cruisair AC
  • Racor 2000 Fuel Filters
  • Marine Exhaust Systems Fiberglass Mufflers
  • 3 Station Panish Single Lever Controls
  • Tides Dripless Stuffing Boxes
  • Auto And Manual Bilge Pumps
  • Port And Starboard Engine Driven Crash Pumps
  • 3 High Water Alarms
  • Main Engine Starting Parallel Switch
  • Air Compressor For Horns
  • Glendinning Engine Synchronizer
  • Lectra San Head System
  • Sealand Holding Tank Pump
  • Sears Craftsman Shallow Well Pump For Water System
  • Walbro Fuel Priming Pumps
  • And Starboard Engine Room Exhaust Blowers
  • Sealand Fish Box Macerating Exhaust Pump
  • Oberdorfer Reversible Oil X-Change Pump
  • Lenco Bridge Electronics Box Actuator Lift
  • Ideal Windlass
  • Lenco Trim Tabs


Ta-Boo is cold molded of diagonal planked mahogany with an exterior coating of fiberglass. She has extensive interior teak paneling and trim. Her cockpit bulkhead is bright finished teak as are the tackle centers, bridge half round, toe rails, and bridge hand rail. Her cockpit, covering boards, and cockpit coaming are natural finished teak.

Broker's Comments

TA-BOO was built by Tommy Rybovich as the Seven Days in 1970 and is generally acknowledged to be one of his finest efforts. She is very well behaved in all sea conditions and has had a long history of solid maintenance and care. She is in excellent condition and has benefitted from numerous upgrades through the years. She is a "must see" vessel for anybody looking to acquire a solid, classic Rybovich, that is ready to go.

Mechanical Disclaimer

* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters.  The broker cannot guarantee the true hours.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.



The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.




For Sale By United Yacht Sales

110 SW Atlanta Avenue
Stuart, Florida, 34994