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53 Roberts – MON53-0104

Roberts 53 Yacht for Sale in South Africa
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Launched: 2009
LOA: 53'
Beam: 4.70 m (15' 4'')
Draft: 1.90 m
Keel: 3/4 Cruising (6mm steel)
Displ: +/- 20 Tons
Design: Roberts
Builder: Professional owner builder
Designer: Bruce Roberts
Hull: Steel (5mm)
Deck: Steel (5mm)

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Ketch, Paul Green aluminium mast, mizzen and booms (all unused - never been stepped), aluminium spinnaker pole, no rigging.
Total: 6 - Make: Cheong Lee. Main with lazy-jacks, Genoa, Tri-radial Spinnaker, Mizzen, Staysail, Working jib. Sails have never been used and are all still in the original sail bags.
Total: 8 - Make: Gibb. 2 Primaries, 2 Secondaries, 2 Mast, 2 Mizzen.
100hp Ford Straigh-6 engine (1 engine hour), Reduction hydraulic 2:1 PRM gearbox, 1500L diesel storage in 6 polyethylene tanks, 4 x 65Ah batteries, 3-bladed bronze prop.
Dual Edson pedestal wheel hydraulic steering, emergency tiller; system in place but no tiller, Cetrek autopilot with fluxgate compass.
Seafarer Sea Voice 550 VHF, Walker 412 GPS, Seafarer 600 echo sounder and log, Aquatronic wind instruments, 2 Aquatronic repeaters, binnacle compass, Guest 2550 50Ah battery management system, Rutland wind generator, 6Kw Mase auxiliary power/diesel generator (zero hours), Halmar Halstead water driven charger, 2 quartz clocks, 2 thermometers, 2 hydrometers, 2 barometers. All electrics are unused.
Total berths: 10 - 3 cabins. 1 Double, 8 singles, 2 heads, shower, bath, 2 basins, black-water tank, material upholstery, the interior is finished in beautifully crafted Mahogany and Finish Birch and to a very high standard, Philippine Mahogany floor. Owners Stateroom includes its own private heads and saloon.
3-Burner gas stove, oven and grill, microwave, 2 fridges (1 cold box still to be completed - no hold over plates), compressor unit for freezer, 4 gas bottles, pressurised (pressure vessel system) hot and cold fresh water system, stainless steel water purifier.
2000L Water storage in 8 high-density Polyethylene in GRP tanks, pressurised hot and cold water system - pressure vessel system with hot from Paloma (gas) and electric Zanker instant hot water heater, 2 bilge pumps - 1 electric and 1 manual.
3 Danforth anchors, chain and warp, manual windlass, 2 horseshoe life rings, 3 fire extinguishers, black ball, 2 x 6-man Autoflug life rafts.
All original plans and drawings available, 200m Marlow uncut sheeting, 40 sheets (900 x 1000) blue Treadmaster M-Tech, spare Intercooler for engine, Iroko panelling in chain locker and heads.
This is the last one of 4 of these 53 Roberts that this owner has built. A beautiful vessel which is finished to the very highest quality.
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