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1998 Bruce Roberts 55

Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada

US$175,000

e  fThis is a Bruce Roberts 53 with Bruce Robert's designed reverse transom making it a 55 footer. Ketch rigged with cutter foresails.

Construction started in 1988 and completed and launched in 1998 by a knowledgeable craftsmen. Lightly used with only 484 hours on it's Perkins 85HP diesel engine.

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Basic Boat Info

Make: Bruce Roberts
Model: 55
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass

Dimensions

Length: 55 ft
Length Overall: 55 ft
Beam: 15'6 ft
Max Draft: 6'9 ft
Displacement: 43,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: 4236M
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 85hp
  • Engine Hours: 484

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 118 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 300 gal

Other

Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Cruisers, Center Cockpit

Contact

Sunnybrook Yachts
Sunnybrook Yachts

Office

Sunnybrook Yachts
130 Marina Rd, Suite 202 PO Box 546
CHESTER, Nova Scotia, CA, B0J 1J0
Tel:902 444 4500
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.


Additional

BOAT CANVAS

Blue Sunbrella Dodger and Bimini

Covers for winches and windlass

Cockpit cushion for both main and aft cockpits

Awnings and hardware for both cockpits

Sun shelter for at mooring

 

SPARS AND RIGGING

Deck stepped masts on solid fibreglass 

Isomat tapered mast(57ft)

Isomat boom and fittings

Isomat tapered mizzon mast and boom(36ft)

DYEFORM stainless steel standing rigging with NORSEMAN turnbuckles

 

HATCHES AND PORTS

3X Atkinson & Hoyle 24X24 opening hatches

1X roller Bomar hatch in main companionway

1X roller Bomar hatch in aft companionway 

4X Vetus port lights in topsides

2X Bomar opening hatches in cockpit and 1 each in heavy duty companionway drop boards

 

VENTS

2X cowl vents

4X NICROFICO day and night solar vents.

 

TOERAIL

Heavy duty Goyot toerail with custom fittings and stanchion bases

 

PULPIT, STERNRAIL AND STANCHIONS

Rails are custom heavy wall 360 stainless steal and tig welded in place to fit sockets in toerail(30”)

 

SAILS AND COVERS

North Sail Dacron full batten in zippered Sunbrellas cover with lazy jacks. BR logo.

North Sail Dacron mizzen sail in zippered Sunbrella cover with lazy jacks

North Sail genoa with profurl furling system

North Sail staysail( self tacking)

North Sail storm sail for main mast

 

ANCHORS AND WINDLASS

Working 75lbs CQR plough on bow fitting

Danforth anchor 105lbs

Danforth anchor 75lbs

3/8 high tensile chain

Chain locker

LUMAR electric windlass for both chain and rode.

 

 

WINCHES

Stainless steel Anderson self tailing winches

GIBB self tailing sheet winches

 

NAVIGATION STATION

Full size chart table with bookshelves and lockers

Adjustable swivel chair

Electrical panels with breakers and monitors, controls for Invertor/Charger

Ratheon radar

Icom VHF

Icom HF radio

Autohelm autopilot

Tank tenders for 3X fuel tanks, 2X water tanks and 1X holding tank

 

WOODWORK

All cabinets and seat fronts, etc, are teak and teak plywood. 

Cabin sole is custom made from wide teak strips and narrow holly wood glues to a plywood base and varnished for a traditional look.

Interior deck beams are Afromosia for strength.

Bulkheads are 3/4 ply covered within the cabin spaces with thick textured vinyl commercial wall covering to ad brightness in the cabins.

All seats, tables and counter tops have fiddles(removable on the saloon table)

The 6 cabin doors are fitted with round cornered frames into bulkheads and 2 frames of louvers for ventilation. All are fitted with lift off hinges and lockable with PERKO hardware

Machinery accesses are painted for easier cleaning.

The engine room has 3 accesses and is lined throughout with 1” lead-lines soundproofing.(main cockpit has a removable pan and helm seat to allow engine removal)

 

STEERING SYSTEM

Pair of cables from centre cockpit pedistal steering to quadrant on rudder shaft. Cables run over sheeves and in conduits to prevent water entry.

Skeg mounted rudder

AUTOHELM auto pilot using compass or wind direction. Controls in cockpit, nav station and and foredeck.

Emergency steering system in aft cockpit.

 

HELM ELECTRONICS

Compass

Ratheon radar

Raymarine wind, speed and depth

Autohelm autopilot

 

NAVIGATION LIGHTS

Navigation lights mounted on pulpit and stern(AQUASIGNAL)

AQUAMARINE trilight on mast and 1 on front of mast

4X deck lights, 2 under main mast spreader and 2 under mizzen mast spreaders

 

 

 

 

GALLEY/SALOON/AFT CABIN

SHIPMATE stainless steel gimballed propane stove with oven

Microwave/convection oven

Taylor SS diesel bulkhead heater

Dickenson SS diesel cabin heater

 

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

EPIRB

Overboard marker pole with flag

Lifesling

Life ring, 2X horseshoe life preservers with lights, 1X throw line

Fire extinguishers

Fire blanket

Alarm system(wired in)

Strobe light on mizzen mast

Jack lines(P&S)

Life jackets

Stainless steel folding boarding ladder(teak steps) for P or S use.

Boat hook

Misc spare parts and fittings

 

 

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.
Additional Contact Information

Sunnybrook Yachts is a professional yacht dealership and brokerage firm with brokers located in boating areas from Newfoundland to Ontario.

Sunnybrook has been providing yacht sales expertise since 1990, with over two hundred years of combined experience and representing new yachts from Alerion, MJM, Island Packet, Jeanneau, J/Boats, Leopard, True North and Tartan Yachts.

Import and export specialists for North American and European transactions.

In addition to new and pre-owned yacht sales, Sunnybrook can provide service and refit management with a full time, year round service team in Chester that focuses their efforts on our clients yachts. The service team’s capabilities include all aspects of commissioning new vessels, yacht refit and repair along with captain services.

For an appointment to see the boat or if you have any questions, please email us at syb@eastlink.ca or try our office at 902.275.2424.

Listing Broker:  John Suederick


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