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1984 home built bruce roberts spray 40

19 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

pilothouse-aft cockpit & inside steering-needs finishing(galley) & steel work to the pilothouse forward corners and port forward window-forward v-berths-aft kingsize
boat is all steel-hull,deck and pilothouse-hull is solid-no corrosion-a little surface rust on the bow-the forward corners on the pilothouse need repair-the port window base needs repair-the deck has rust spots(don’t know if rusted through-i believe a valve guide let go on one of the heads-the engine burns oil-needs new zincs in the rear (prop & keel)-i think six(6) 12 pounders welded on ( the current ones did their job)-there are 12 altogether-
equipment i didn’t mention:
225 feet of 3/8″ bbb chain with a ~65 lb plow anchor
250 feet of 5/8″ nylon line with a ~50 lb danforth
12.5 kw kohler diesel gen
2-75 gal & 1-150 gal water tanks
2-95 gal diesel tanks
thetford electric head(6 gal)
tub and sink in head (not hooked up)
aluminum davits
hood seafurl (furling headsail ~730 sq.ft.)
north mainsail (~350 sq.ft.)
self tailing aluminum winches(barlow?) for 5/8″ line
2-bilge pumps in keel
1-bilge pump used for gray water
dual edson steering (in pilothouse & aft)
rig is cutter-mast is 49′ from cabin top-55′ from waterline-double spreaders- inside halyards-lewmar 40 bronze winches

engine-350 oldsmobile diesel w/osco heads (I believe a valve guide let go)

forward v-berths-aft kingsize berth-both finished in southern yellow pine~walnut? stain hand pumiced–no galley or settee installed-inside pilothouse needs finishing(mostly done in southern yellow pine)

hull is 3/16″-deck and pilothouse are 1/8″-keel is at least 1/2″

draft is 4.5′-length is 42′ from bowsprit-width is 14’7″ at beam

most i’ve seen that need work are in this range asking $34,000

i,ve a lot more into this-rig alone was ~$7500

Equipment on Board:

head,tub,sink-300 gal water,190 gal fuel,edson steeringtranny-350cu.in. olds diesel-osco heads-borg warner tranny-roller furling headsail~730 sq.ft.-~349 sq.ft.main battened-self tailing winches-12.5kw kohler diesel gen(~300 hrs)-aluminum davits

home built bruce roberts spray 40
home built bruce roberts spray 40
home built bruce roberts spray 40
home built bruce roberts spray 40
home built bruce roberts spray 40
home built bruce roberts spray 40
home built bruce roberts spray 40
home built bruce roberts spray 40
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