ROBERTS 50 CRUISING KETCH  

Price
AU $120,000 Or nearest offer Need Finance?
Length
50' 0" - 15.25m
Location
Hastings VIC Need Insurance?
Year
1976
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

Price
AU $120,000 Or nearest offer    Need Finance? Need Insurance?
Description: Roberts 50 Cruising Ketch Encumbrance Check?
This Roberts 50 ( Solitaire) was built in the late 70s and then completed a world trip returning in the mid 80s. Her last long trip was to take part in the 2006 Melbourne to Vanuatu yacht race, finishing 3rd in PHD. She then stayed in Vanuatu and travelled around for 12 months before returning to Melbourne.
She is powered by a 6 cyl Ford Lehman diesel that was rebuilt 600 hours ago..
1000 litres of diesel
800 litres of fresh water
electric, gas, and engine driven hot water service
12/240v Waco 110l l fridge and freezer
Gas 4 burner stove and oven with grille
accomodation for 8
Electronics, HF, VHF, CB, 2XGPS, JRC Radar
Cat 1 safety gear.
Solitaire is a well proven, safe and comfortable world traveling boat, easily sailed and very forgiving.

Region
Victoria
Location
Hastings Vic
Year
1976
Designer
Bruce Roberts
Builder
Bruce Roberts
Length
50' 0" - 15.25m
Beam
13 feet
Draft
6 feet 8 inches
Displacement
20 ton
Keel / Ballast
Lead, internal
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material
Balsa core fiberglass
Engine Make
Ford
Engine
120hp Ford6 cyl Lehman diesel, 600 hours since full rebuild in 2005 Ford120
Engine Hours
600 since re build
Fuel Consumption
About 4 ltres per hour at 7 knots
Max Speed
9 knots
Cruise Speed
7 knots
Propulsion
Shaft with 4 blade propeller
Fuel
1000 litres
Water
800 litres
Accommodation
Sleeps 8 people
Aft master double
2 seperate sleeping areas up forward, plus table drops down to make a double
Cabins
3 cabins
Berths
8
Galley
Ample storage space
4 burner gas stove with oven, and grille
Waeco 110 lithe 12/240v fridge
Pressure hot and cold water
Refrigeration
Waeco 110 l 12/240v fridge freexer
Hotwater System
Gas, 240v/engine
Shower
Yes, Hot and cold
Toilet
2
Entertainment
Stereo CD, tv
Air Conditioning
No
Dinghy
Walker Bay 2,5
Covers
Yes
Ground Tackle
300 feet of 10mm chain with Plow anchor, Muir electric winch, additional 120 feet of 1 inch line with seperate chain and anchor
Safety Gear
Cat 1
Bilge Pumps
3 electric, and 2 hand
Life Raft
6 man (out of date)
Epirb
Yes
Life Jackets
Yes 6
Flares
Yes
Fire Protection
3 extinguishers
Electrics
2 solar panels
2x 250 ah deep draw batteries for service
2 x 80 ah batteries for engine start and radios
Electronics
Navman GPS x 2
JRC 32 mile Radar
Depth sounders x2
Auto pilot
Sail Inventory
1 furling headsail with foam pad, 1 No 1 Mylar (about 130% for light airs), No 3 for the inner forstay
1 x main sail with 4 reefing points (fully battened ) with lazyjacks, 1 x mizzen with(fully battened) 2 reefing points
1 x assymetric Kite (huge) and one symetrical kite.
storm jib, and main
Mast / Rigging
Alloy masts with stainless standing rigging, kevlar running rigging on main mast
Deck Gear
1 main self tailing winch for the headsail, and 2 small winches for kite, 3 winches on the main mast, and 2 on the mizzen
Remarks
Solitaire has a self righting moment of 152 degrees, far more than required fot the Sydney Hobart yachts, she is a pleasure to sail, even in testing conditions, and will always bring you home.

SELLER DETAILS
Name
Mark
Telephone
City
Folley
State
VIC
Country
Australia


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