A particularly good example of the Bruce Roberts 34 Sailing Yacht, built to a very high professional standard, she has a beautiful iroko, mahogany and oak interior.
She is sloop rigged with deck stepped mast, twin backstays, removable inner forestay, furling genoa, main with 3 reefs, battened with lazyjacks and rigid vang. She has wheel steering making best use of the cockpit space.
A very solid, strong and stable yacht, she cruises effortlessly and would be a comfortable long distance cruiser for a couple.
Cruised extensively by the current owner and maintained to a very high level.
The hull was moulded in Birkenhead in 1977 after which it was taken to Dartmouth and remained unused until 1983 before being professionally completed in 1986.
In 2000 it underwent a major refit with all the work done professionally.This included an epoxy treated (below water line) and painted hull (above water line), new standing and running rigging, new boom with single line reefing fittings (not utilized at this time), removal and refitting of seacocks and rear chainplates, new fully battened mainsail and other canvas work.
In 2005 it had further professional work to replace engine bearings, prop shaft, PSS seal, cutlass bearing, rudder bearing and sleeve, and various exhaust fittings.
Up until 2005 the boat was kept between Brixham and Plymouth being cruised in the West Country, Scilly Isles, Channel Isles and Brittany. It was then sailed to Scotland by the present owner and has since been cruised extensively on the west coast.
|LOA||: 34' 0" (10.4m)|
|Beam||: 10' 1" (3.1m)|
|Draft||: 6' 2" (1.9m)|
|Engine||: Volvo 2002 18HP|
|Fuel Capacity||: 80 litres|
|Engine Hours||: 2760|
|Water||: 180 litres|
|Location||: North Oban|
Double berth forward cabin with own washbowl and heads. Saloon with two side berths, one converts to a small double.
Chart table to port and galley to starboard. Main heads compartment to port.
3 burner cooker with oven.
Separate eye level grill.
Fridge. Double sink. Gas water heater. Tiled worktops.
Furling jib, good condition with new UV strip.
Main in good condition with 3 slab reefs, full battens, rigid vang, lazyjacks and zipped sail cover.
Heavy duty jib with piston hanks for inner forestay, marked, but rarely if ever used and in serviceable condition. Spinnaker in good condition
Nasa Wind and depth.
Raymarine Autohelm with twin controls.
12 volt. 1 engine and 2 domestic batteries. Marinetics switch board. Shore power. Sterling Smart charger.
Plastimo 6 person liferaft (requiring service).
Loofrans Project stainless steel electric windlass with deck foot switches.60 metres of calibrated chain with CQR anchor.
Full cockpit tent, in excellent condition.
Fitted wit a Mikuni warm air heater with 4 outlets.
She is solidly constructed with long fin and skeg configuration. She has a wooden cockpit and Treadmaster decks.
The interior is fitted out to a very high standard with mainly iroko fittings and oak head lining giving her a traditional and luxurious feel.
Vessel is part 1 registered.
Barcaldine Marine, The West Coast Centre for Yacht Storage and Berthing. Based at The Marine Resource Centre on Loch Creran just north of Oban.
Boat visited and photographed by Robert White for Western Horizon Yachts, Scotland in August 2012
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