Bruce Roberts 28B Pilothouse Motor Sailer
Bruce Roberts 28B Pilothouse Motor Sailer for sale | 8.53m (28'0") | 1995 | 1x diesel 59hp | GRP Construction | Other underwater profile | 4 berths | Boat REF# 132057
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|Fuel capacity||613.5 ltr (135.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks|
|Water capacity||545.4 ltr (120.0 G) Total - 3 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||45.5 ltr (10.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 59hp|
|Engine make and model||Ford (unknown year)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||8 knots|
The batteries are at home and connected to a trickle charger once a fortnight.
Engine cooling is through a Bowman Heat Exchanger.
Fuel compsumption is 2 lts/hour at 6 knotts.
The Propshart has a rope cutter fitted for safety.
The internal Steering mechanism has been removed as this is the way the owner prefers it but can be easily refitted.
|Draft Min||0.91m (3'0")|
|Draft Max||0.91m (3'0")|
Rig10% discount on rigging
Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)
SailsDiscounts available from our Preferred Partners
|Mainsail||- Slab (unknown year)|
|Headsail||- Furling (unknown year)|
|Other sails||Cruising Chute (unknown year)|
The main and fore stays are stainless steel 2010 the rest are galvanised 2001
12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine
Construction10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
This is a home build motor sailer and seems to have been built for strength rather than looks you can see the finish is not off a factory production yacht but more than adequate.The owner started the build in 1995 and luanched the boat in 2001 enjoying the sailing the East coast offers.
The hull configeration is a Stub Keel with Bilge Plates with a Skeg hung Rudder.The Hull has been painted using self eroding copper resin from new.
The 3 fuel tanks hold a total of 45 gallons (204.5lts) this comprises of 2 x 17 Gallons and 1 x 11 Gallon day tank, there are electric transfer pumps which feed the day tank.
Cabin head room is 2.10m in the main saloon and 1.86m in the forward cabin.
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of single berths||4|
|Heads||1 heads (Sea Toilet)|
|Manual water system|
|Pressurised water system|
|Fresh water wash|
The accomondation is in 2 cabins the forward cabin has 2 single berths, the main cabin has the galley and 1 single bench seats enough for 4 people to be comfortable and a coal stove for heating, and ther is two quarter berths. Tha saloon table can be moved to the cockpit to provide an outdoor eating area.
2 burner paraffin cooker
.The Navigation equipment is untried and not guaranteed to be working.
1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
10.00m (32'10") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of warp
Safety Equipment10% Discount on courses
4 bilge pumps (2 manual / 2 Electric)
2x Fire extinquishers
1 x Fire Blanket