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Bruce Roberts 45

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Boat REF# 41742
removed from sale
Length 13.72m (45'0")
Year 1998
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 50hp, Perkins 4-108 (1986)
Lying Kemah, Texas


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Extra Details

Designer Bruce Roberts
Builder PF2
Lying Kemah, Texas
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 1,800.0 ltr (396.0 USG) Total - 3 Tanks
Water capacity 3,090.8 ltr (680.0 USG) Total - 4 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 240.9 ltr (53.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Deadrise unknown


Engine 1 x diesel 50hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4-108 (1986)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive Other
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bowman Sailprop with Teflon packing
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.4 ltr (0.7 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots
Generator output 5KVA

540 engine hours. Transmission is Velvet Drive 1.91:1, Phasor Diesel 5 KW Generator with 200 hours. PUR Powersurvivor 35 Water Desalinator, galvanic isolation on A/C system, Link 2000R Interface Computerized Battery Monitor, Heart Interface Ideal 3 Stage Regulator, Separate electrical panels for DC and AC systems. Three battery switch system, halogen interior lights throughout. Spreader lights on both masts and a Foredeck light on Mainmast. Navigation lights controlled from cockpit or below. Six 12v Hella cabin fans. Jensen MDC 9645 AM/FM cassette/CD stereo, marine booster antenna for TV and FM band.


Length 13.72m (45'0")
Beam 4.27m (14'0")
Draft Min 1.68m (5'6")
Displacement 12,698kg (28,000.0lbs)
Headroom 2.01m (6'7")
Storage On marina


Ketch rigged Pacific Spars Aluminium spars (1998) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1998)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Lee - Slab (1998)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Working Jib (1998)
Staysail (1998)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Storm Trysail (unknown year)
Mizzen Staysail (unknown year)
Mizzen Sail (2001)
Spinnaker gear tick

Aluminum masts with internal halyards. All standing rigging is grade 316 SS with Stalock Terminals on each end. Forespar telescoping pole. Profurl furler for Jib Sail. Lazyjacks on Main and Mizzen masts. Steps to the top of both masts. Storm Jib and Storm Trysail. Storm Trysail on track on Main mast. Removable boom for staysail. All halyards and sheets lead to cockpit winches.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator 2500 watt Inverter Charger


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Center Cockpit with Hard Dodger, all fiberglass construction.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 1
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
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Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Raw water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

V-Berth with 2 berths over 53 gallon Holding tank with Tankwatch Indicator. Head and Sealand Masterflush toilet, Vanity and cabinets portside. Hanging locker across from head. Main Salon with 2 Settees with storage behind and under, a Pilot bert port and cabinets starboard, storage band water tanks in bilge. Folding leaf Dining Table, Galley to starboard, Navigation Station to port with Chest Refrigerator under. Countertop and cabinets wnd upright refrigerator to starboard, workshop to starboard, engine compartment with A/C and water heater under cockpit with access doors on both sides. Aft cabin with hanging locker starboard, double berth aft, lockers, shower, and vanity port. Force 10 3 burner propane stove with oven. Water Fixer Ultraviolet Water Sterliizer Model 1000. 18000 BTU Reverse cycle A/C and Heater (new in 2004). 2 10 lb. Aluminum propane tanks in vented locker with remote on/off solenoid, 120v A.C. Refrigerator/freezer, 12v DC Refrigerator.

3 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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Log tick
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VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
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GPS tick
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Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

2000 ACR 406 MHZ EPIRB, Furuno Marine Radar, Icom VHF Marine Transceiver, Icom Single Side Band Transceiver, Icom Single Side Band Transceiver Auto Antenna Tumer, Raymarine ST 7000 Plus Autopilot, Navico Hand Programmer

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Spray dodgers tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Ideal Windlass Y3C 12V Reversable windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(CQR anchor 45lb.)
76.20m (250'0") of chain
Hydrovane Self Steering Vane VX2A windvane self-steering system
9' Livingston Fiberglass Catamaran dinghy (2000)
(Hard Dinghy)
8hp outboard, Honda, Short shaft (1999)
2 Anchor lockers below. Secondary anchor 44lb. Bruce Anchor with 40' 3/8 chain and 250' 5/8" strand nylon rode. Lazarette with Generator to starboard, fuel tank and storage to port. Force 10 Propane BBQ grill, two deck boxes aft, many spares including engine water pumps, fuel pumps, fuel and oil filters, gaskets, alternators, regulator, light bulbs and fixtures. Manuals and instruction books for everything on board.

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Gasolene Detector tick
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Searchlight tick
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Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

2000 Switlik Offshore 6 man life raft with inflatable floor and hydrostatic release, Flare kit, 3 mounted fire extinguishers, automatic Halon Fire Extinguisher in engine compartment. Lifesling. 400 GPH electric bilge pump with auto switch, 3500 GPH electric bilge pum with auto switch and larlar for high water. Edison 30 GPM manual pump.

Broker's Comments

WOW! Take a look at this beauty! The owner has meticulously stocked this 45' sail boat with just about everything you could think of for long ocean cruises. Serves as a great livaboard as well! Check out the pictures and read through the details to see what I mean. She is a great value for any serious sailor looking to walk aboard ready to head out to sea. The boat was put to the test during a 3 month voyage from Texas to the Bahamas where her sea worthiness was confirmed. The new owner will most certainly appreciate the attention to detail the builder put into making this boat the outstanding sailing vessel she is.

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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.