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2009 45 (ft.) Custom Sailboat Bruce Roberts Design

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General Information

Listing# 96784

Unknown, MA, United States
Custom Sailboat
Boat Type
Model Year
Bruce Roberts Design
45 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Number of Engines

General Details


********* HUGE DROP IN PRICE ********* MAY 2013

This is a custom design by Bruce Roberts, located near Cape Cod in Mass.

While she still needs to be completed, she is perfectly capable of heading out to sea at any time,
once the new anchor platform is installed. Designed as a live aboard, the owner, an ex-boat builder for over 20 years has had to put his dream to the side due to health reasons.

The hull contains 9,000 lbs of ballast with  wooden beams athwartships down below, she will make an excellent live aboard or blue water cruiser, but she does need work.

First titled in 2008 and first commissioned in 2009. The hull is solid fiberglass, one full inch at the deckline and tapers thicker towards the keel.

Full keel molded in with the hull contains 9,000 lbs ballast and also houses the water tank which is approx 75 gallons. Electric water pump, composite fuel tank (29 gal) composite holding tank (18 gal) The hull also has vertical & horizontal reinforcement to guarantee structural integrity.

The mast is aluminum, 50’ stepped on top of the deck with a compression pole directly below. The boom is 18’.

Engine is a Vetus, it has less than 200 total hours. It also has a Vetus wet exhaust system, heat exchanger and all components hoses & clamps in very good condition. Engine has been well tended, oil change every 35 hrs rather than 70.

Interior is trimmed in Honduran mahogany beams, doors, and floor. Understructure is all mahogany construction and encapsulated with west system epoxy and secured with all stainless steel screws.

Cabin and deck are marine plywood laminated (1 layer 5/8” & 1 layer ½”) this is covered with roven woven fiberglass and west system rather than polyester for durability. There is a section around the  anchor locker that shows moisture penetration and will need to be taken care of.

The V berth and shower are not finished and have been used for storage. The owner has, but has not installed—solar panel, Pur 35 gal per day watermaker (new) WP5000 auto pilot.

She comes with a West Marine tender, new (less than 60 days in the water) 12’6” made by zodiac

Ceiling height in main salon is 7’4” providing plenty of headroom, beam is 13’; loa is 45’, displaces 49,000 lbs; draws 6’. Edson steering (quadrant) Richie compass (5” card) center cockpit, aft cabin.

Make an appointment to come out and see the boat.


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.
  Please contact the listing broker, Larry Rutter, for an appoinment. or by phone - 401-338-3554