Roberts 44ft steel pilot house cruising sloop. Designed and constructed from steel for offshore sailing. At home in the Australian coastal and offshore sailing environment with many destinations ready to explore. Launched for the first time in Jan 2021. Located in Manly, QLD.
With a draft of only 1.8m (6ft), a spacious beam of 4m (13ft), and a displacement of 18 tons (6 tons of lead in the keel). She is a stable and proven offshore sailing vessel design.
Roomy, economical to run, stable & seaworthy. Immaculately built from steel construction, and maintained professionally, by its current professional boat builder owner.
Large saloon area and galley space when you walk down below from the cockpit. Moving forward down below, there is a head with toilet and shower to port, and a large single bunk to starboard. Walking forward, you can see two single bunk berths on port, a storage area to starboard, and there is a double berth up in the bow. All berths have plenty of storage underneath.
The Roberts 44ft steel pilot house cruising sloop is an excellent family boat for offshore sailing, coastal cruising, island hopping, fishing, diving, surfing and all manner of water sports, or simply just exploring the Australian coastline. Or live-a-board and rent out your home, or set-up as an office, so many options, compared to other boat types, due to the stability, low draft and extensive living space of this fine vessel.
Recently inspected by an independent marine surveyor for her insurance survey, (Feb 2021 survey)