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1981 42 (ft.) Bruce Roberts Pilot House -

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General Information

Listing# 124218

Price
$128,900.00
Location
Miami, FL, United States
Manufacturer
Bruce Roberts Pilot House -
Boat Type
Sailboat
Model Year
1981
Category
Cruisers
Designer
Bruce Roberts
Status
Used
Length
42 (ft.)
Beam
14.5
LOA
42
Hull Material
Fiberglass
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Model
Ford Lehman 4D-254
Number of Engines
1
Engine Hours
4000

General Details

BUILT TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS FOR COMFORTABLE WORLD CRUISING OR LIVE-A-BOARD

PILOT HOUSE YACHT WITH -*** Large Master Stateroom Aft *** 3 Zone Air Conditioning *** Large Galley with Oversized Refrigerator and Freezer *** Comfortable Dinette ** Private Forward Cabin *** Shallow Draft *** Newer Electronics *** REcent Sails *** Washer/Dryer *** High Capacity Watermaker

Extremely Sea Worthy - Has Crossed the Atlantic Two Times

Well Maintained By Her Professional Engineer Owner

Fully Enclosed Pilothouse w/Excellent 360 Degree Visibility - Large Owner's Aft Stateroom - Private Forward Guest Stateroom, Huge Well Equipped Galley w/ Separate Full Sized Dinette

Complete Walk-a-Round Deck w/Entrance To Pilothouse Port & Strbd - Huge Aft Deck Area w/ Custom Dinghy Lift - Large Foredeck Area

All Upgraded Mechanical Systems - Commercial Quality

Ketch Rigged w/Masts That Fold Down on Tabernacle Fittings, and can Be Lowered Without the Assistance of a Crane

Roller furling system on all sails - Main, Mizzen, Genoa, Staysail

 This well built cruising Ketch is a proven Blue Water vessel. She has been overbuilt with commercial quality custom systems. Her pilothouse is bright with 360 degree visibility and separates the Aft stateroom from the rest of the vessel. She has easy to handle sail systems, and is a dependable and comfortable motor sailer in all weather conditions.

CONTACT THE CENTRAL LISTING AGENT TO SEE THIS REMARKABLE VESSEL

 

Specifications

Dimensions
LOA: 42' LOD (12.8 m) Beam: 14' 6" (4.42m) Max Draft: 4' 8" (1.47 m) Ballast: 11,000 lbs (4,990 kilo) Displacement: 36,000 lbs (16.329 kilo) Fuel: 280 gal (1.060 ltr) Fresh Water: 300 gal (1,136 ltr) in (2) tanks
Accommodations
The main Cabin is entered from either Port of Starboard full height Dutch doors to the Pilot House. There is 360 degree visibility from the Pilot House and comfortable seating. A complete Nav Station, all electronics, main breaker panel, and engine access is located in the Pilot House. A few steps down from the Pilot House is the large Aft master Stateroom. There are numerous full height hanging lockers, storage cabinets, drawers, and shelving to accommodate all of your cruising or live-a-board needs. Also in the aft cabin is a washer/dryer in a hide-a-way cabinet. Forward of the Pilot House is a full size Galley, to Port, with 17 cu ft Refrigerator/freezer, and large Dinette/lounge, to Starboard. The Dinette features an incredibly beautiful carved table, protected by a glass top, that must be seen to be appreciated. Abundant storage is evident throughout this area. A full hanging locker with deep storage area behind is forward of the Dinette, and a huge bathroom with shower and marble vanity is forward of the Galley, to Port. This bathroom cannot merely be called a "Head". Forward is a large private cabin with a double berth and work bench. There is also a large hanging locker and extra storage lockers available. THE ENTIRE VESSEL IS DESIGNED WITH A COMFORTABLE OPEN FLOW BETWEEN ALL AREAS, AND MAKES MAXIMUM USE OF HER INTERIOR SPACE FOR LIVING ACCOMMODATIONS AND STORAGE. FULLY   AIR CONDITIONED  - 3 ZONE SYSTEM Large private aft with full queen berth and storage Concealed washer/dryer in aft cabin Central Pilot house with 360 degree visibility: Contains helm seat, Wood Binnacle w/wood steering wheel and compass, Companion seat, Nav Station, Doorways Port & Starboard (Dutch top/bottom opening doors), Electrical panel, All navigation equipment, Access to engine room, Storage lockers and shelves Fully air conditioned with 3 zone chilled water system Second private cabin forward w/double berth and workshop area Instantaneous propane water heater - no hot water tank needed White oak varnished interior - bright and airy Large storage lockers throughout All opening hatches fully screened HEAD and SHOWER: Electric vacu-flush system Marble vanity, Large shower area w/separate sump and holding tank (electric pump out), Storage w/tambour Wood doors, Instantaneous hot water heater Minimum 6'6" headroom throughout (7' in Galley & Dinette)
Galley
The U-Shaped Galley features a Huge 17cu Ft. Refrigerator/freezer, SS stove w/ 3 burner cook-top, and SS double sink. There are numerous storage cabinets for all of your supplies, dishware, and accessories. One prominent feature is the unique decorative glass panel cabinets above the refrigerator/freezer that lend an air of elegance to the entire space. A large expanse of counter top makes food prep and serving very convenient. Galley: Wood Tambour door and Frosted Glass front cabinets Huge 17 1/2 cu ft top load refrigerator & freezer w/ 4" insulation-efficient liquid cooled holding plate system-using 110 A/c motor or main engine Microwave-built in Coffee maker-built in Toaster-built in Food Processor-built in Double SS sink w/ hot-cold pressurized water 3 Burner propane stove w/ shut off valve & solenoid Pull out storage drawers Dinette: Custom wood table with carved relief under glass Extra storage under settee and cabinets behind Library Desk w/drawers Swivel chairs 110v wall sconces Oil lamp & 12v wall lighting
Electronics
A complete compliment of late model electronics allows for navigation anywhere in the world. Included is a forward reading sonar for added safety. Copper mesh has been incorporated in the original build in the cabin overhead to enhance reception and transmission strength of SSB or Ham Radio. MOST OF THE ELECTRONICS HAVE BEEN  REPLACED Furuno GPS Navigator GP-30 Robertson Dataline AP 3000Auto pilot (2004) - Recently rebuilt Standard Horizon VHF w/hailer 24 Mile Radar - JRC Rastasr  3000 (2006) Interphase forward looking sonar - probe to 1200 ft. Datamarine depth sounder Raymarine i60 wind direction and speed Stereo 10 disc system SAmsung 24" Flat screen TV Samsung DVD/VHS
Electrical
Electrical systems are number coded and installed to the highest quality standards. Number panels are hinged for easy access to wiring. All number coded wiring in dedicated chases 110v & 12v Electric panel w/inter phase meter for House, Engine starting, and Windlass slave batteries Full engine instrumentation with oil & temp alarms Swing out master battery switch panel Heart Marine 20 inverter - 2000 watts Optima 100 amp starting battery Slave battery for windlass 500 Amp Rolls house batter bank
Deck and Hull Equipment
The hull is solid fiberglass and intentionally overbuilt for blue water cruising. It is fully insulated with foam to maintain inside temperature and eliminate condensation. Unique Pilot House yacht with wide walk around decks Forward heavy wood, glassed over bowsprit w/dual anchor rollers 75 lb CQR w/ 200 ft HT 3/8 chain 65 lb FOB ship's anchor w/chain & rode 2 storage lockers Lofrans electric windlass (rebuilt 2008) Aft deck has beautiful extended height varnished teak rail All cleats are SS w/SS backing plates Shower on aft deck 2 Bottle propane locker to port, 1 bottle propane locker starboard-all aluminum propane bottles 45 lb CQR anchor in aft locker w/3/4 nylon rode Outboard motor crane and mount Custom aft dinghy davit system w/crank - tender can be raised from aft deck with crew aboard the tender Deck house & cabin Awl gripped 2007 CUSTOM BOAT AWNING - 3 SECTIONS
Mechanical & Engine Room
The engine room is fully accessible from the pilot house. Large opening over sized engine compartment. There are numerous advanced systems designed by a professional engineer to be economical and highly efficient. Ford Lehman engine w/constant velocity joint between shaft & engine ( 4D-254 80 HP) - Total 4000 hours - 1690 since MOH Rebuilt transmission Fresh warer engine back wash system SK Watermaker -  20 GPH 110v & 12v lighting in engine room Air blower fully vents entire engine compartment Fuel & water tanks to Port & Starboard Refrigerator/Freezer compressor runs off 110v motor Dockside water inlet w/valve to feed fresh water to engine for cooling check New plumbing and tinned wiring New engine compartment sound-proofing Racor fuel filter Dual alternators-75 amp & 100 amp w/ smart regulator Water filtration system w/prefilter for water maker Chiller system for A/C(2008) Diversion manifold to run engine Hot water heating system High pressure dockside water water system - services entire boat
Sails and Rigging
The unique feature of this vessel is her heavily reinforced tabernacle system which allows both masts to be lowered for clearing fixed bridges. This can conveniently be done from the deck of the vessel with no outside assistance or equipment. The system is functional and very rugged. This vessel has crossed the Atlantic twice without difficult Pro-furl roller furling system on foresail and staysail Forespar EZ furl  roller furling on Main and Mizzen sails Main Sail, 120% Genoa, working jib, and Staysail 3 halyard winches on main mast Reaching pole attached to mast In mast roller furling for Main Sail & Mizzen Sail Boom gallows for main boom 2 Primary self tailing Maxwell #28 winches for head sail sheets 2 Secondary Barient #28 winches for sheets
Broker's Comments
THIS IS A UNIQUE VESSEL FOR THE DISCRIMINATING CRUISER OR LIVE-A-BOARD. SHE IS OVERBUILT IN EVERY WAY TO WITHSTAND THE RIGORS OF OCEAN CROSSING. SHE ALSO HAS UPGRADED COMMERCIAL GRADE MECHANICAL SYSTEMS WITH MANY REDUNDANCIES FOR THE HIGHEST RELIABILITY POSSIBLE. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A VESSEL THAT CAN TRULY BE CALLED A BLUE WATER CRUISER, AND CAN ALSO TRANSIT MANY AREAS INACCESSIBLE TO OTHER SAILBOATS DUE TO THEIR DRAFT OR MAST RESTRICTIONS, THIS VESSEL WILL SATISFY ALL OF YOUR NEEDS. "STRENGTH", "RELIABILITY", "SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATIONS", "EXCELLENT STORAGE", "EXCELLENT APPEARANCE". OWNER HAS REPORTED SAILING SPEEDS OF UP TO 11-12 KTS ORIGINAL OWNER VESSEL -BUILT IN CANADA - OWNER HAS CRUISED THE MEDITERANEAN AND THE RIVERS AND CANALS OF EUROPE ( masts fold down)
Disclaimer
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.