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Bruce Roberts 43

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Boat REF# 61713
removed from sale
Length 13.11m (43'0")
Year 1995
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 64hp, Perkins 4 Cylinder (1995)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Bruce Roberts
Builder Bruce Roberts Designed
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 270.0 ltr (59.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 1,500.0 ltr (330.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 27/04/2005


Engine 1 x diesel 64hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4 Cylinder (1995)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 1.5KVA
Engine spares tick

2 Domestic plus 1 Engine heavy duty Batteries.
Aerogen wind generator. Honda EP1500 Generator.
Nikkai 150W Inverter.
Cetrek Automatic Battery Charging System.
240V Supply to Galley area.


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Length 13.11m (43'0")
LWL 10.06m (33'0")
Beam 3.89m (12'9")
Draft Min 2.00m (6'7")
Draft Max 2.00m (6'7")
Headroom 2.05m (6'9")
Storage Ashore


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Cutter rigged Aluminium spars (1995) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1995)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Crusader - Slab (1995)
Headsail - Furling (1995)
Other sails Bi-radial yankee (1995)
Staysail (1995)
Crusing Chute (1995)
Storm Jib (1995)

Deckstepped mast. Staysail self-tacking track on foredeck. Lazyjacks.
Halyard Winches:
1 Lewmar 40 Single speed. 1 Lewmar 44 Three Speed.
Sheet Winches:
2 Lewmar 52 Single speed.
2 Lewmar 40 twin Speed.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, shore power, generator


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Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Multichine steel construction 3/16" hull, 1/8" deck. Sandblasted from new and treated with 7 coats of epoxy below waterline and 5 coats above. Flush decks painted with Epifanes non-slip paint.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 4
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Two berths in foreward cabin, heads with basin and shower. Saloon with setee berth, c-shaped seating plus folding table. Full size fitted galley with Plastimo Neptune Cooker. Various crockery, cutlery, storage jars,pans etc all to remain.
En-suite heads in aft cabin, plus vanity unit and basin. Paloma heater, Goldstar microwave.
Force 10 Cabin Heater (Propane fuel).
Fly Screen to fit Saloon windows.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Sestrel compass, Icom VHF, Autohelm Bidata Log/ Echosounder
Autohelm ST4000
Koden MDL-7 Radar
Raytheon Raystar 390 GPS. Garmin 176C Chart Plotter.
Garmin GPS 48 Handheld.
Nav4 Navtex.
Seafarer 701 Depth.
Windy Handheld Wind Speed Indicator.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans Tigres windlass
3 anchors
(CQR 60lbs, Kedge, Danforth Type.)
54.00m (177'2") of chain
GRP Tender - Narwal 3m dinghy (unknown year)


Twin Bow Rollers.
Cockpit Table.
Cockpit Cushions.

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

3 Fire Extinguishers.
1 Automatic Extinguisher in Engine compartment. Fireblanket.
4 man liferaft (Requires Service).
2 Handheld Torches.
1 Pair of Binoculars.
HMI Exhaust Alert.

Broker's Comments

She is clearly a capable bluewater cruiser; well equiped with comfortable accommodation that includes a large saloon area, a fully-fitted galley and well designed navigation area.
The photographs reflect he current appearance, she needs a jet wash and the decks, possibly the hull, re-painting.
But do not be put off this really is not a major job on a steel yacht - a few weekends work and she will look great.
The interior looks fine - it's just the exterior that needs a good sort out!
Priced to reflect her current appearance, if you are looking for a well built ocean going yacht this one is well worth serious consideration.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Bruce Roberts 43 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.