STEAL AWAY

43' Bruce Roberts 1986

$119,000

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43' Bruce Roberts 1986 Steal Away

BROKER DESCRIPTION

BRUCE ROBERTS NORFOLK 43, PROFESSIONALLY BUILT BY OCEAN STAR MARINE, INTERIOR FINISHED BY LITTLE HARBOR MARINE IN PORTSMOUTH, RI. Not launched until 1998.

Sail anywhere with confidence aboard this rugged and strong ice-breaker! Repowered with a Yanmar diesel in 2007, and just went through a full restoration. This is a steel boat that was built right!

"Steal Away's" construction is as solid as it looks. She is properly insulated above the waterline and coated on both the interior and exterior. See photos for insulation and finishing, as well as contrsuction photos. From her stainless steel Samson posts to her oversized Maxwell windlass, she's built to withstand anything. Her in-mast Hood roller furling main makes her easy to sail, and her wind and solar power give her self-sufficiency. She is truly a special boat--there are many Bruce Roberts 43's on the market, but none that were built like this! 

When you are shopping for steel boats, you will find many that were built in a backyard or built by novices. That is NOT the case with "Steal Away!" Built and finished by some of the most professional yards in the industry. There is not a spot of rust, as she has been coated and maintained properly. Thick insulation above the waterline but not below. 

This is truly a no-nonsense cruising boat designed to cross oceans--a far cry from the average fiberglass production boats seen today!

  • Launched in 1998
  • Awlgrip Max Barrier Coat used inside and out
  • 2007 Yanmar 4JH3E with low hours and easy access
  • 2017 paint both topsides and bottom
  • 2017 Cutlass Bearing
  • 2016 batteries--3 AGM 8D house batteries and 1 group 31 starting battery
  • Wind generator -- Ampair 100
  • Custom arch with solar panels
  • Stainless steel dinghy davits
  • Maxell electric anchor windlass
  • New Hood in-mast roller furling spar and sail
  • Haarken roller furling jib
  • Lewmar winches in cockpit -- 2 x 48, 2 x 58, and 1 x 40. 
  • Andersen line tender in cockpit
  • Garmin GPSMAP 741XS
  • Autohelm depth sounder
  • Furuno Radar
  • Raymarine ST6000+ autopilot with remote
  • Kenwood HF transceiver 
  • Icom VHF
  • AmplePower energy monitor
  • Heart Interface Inverter
  • Isolation transformer -- 3.6 KVA
  • Beautiful, clean and accessible wiring 
  • 120 gallons water in 2 separate tanks
  • 80 gallons diesel in 4 separate tanks
  • Luxurious teak and mahogany interior. 
  • More than ample storage
  • Water heater
  • In-hatch air conditioner 

Ready to go! Call me and let's go see her today!

SPECIFICATIONS

Builder:

Bruce Roberts

Model:

Norfolk 43 by OceanStar Marine

Cruise Speed:

0 KTS

Max Speed:

0 KTS

Range NMI:

0

Beam:

13' "

Engine Details:

Yanmar 4JH3E

Engine 1:

2007 56.00 HP

Engine 2:

2007 56.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Electric Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

54 GAL

Water Capacity:

60 GAL

DETAILS

 

  • 2007 Yanmar 4JH3E with low hours and easy access
  • 2016 batteries--3 AGM 8D house batteries and 1 group 31 starting battery
  • Wind generator -- Seaview D400
  • Custom arch with solar panels
  • Stainless steel dinghy davits
  • Maxell electric anchor windlass
  • Hood in-mast roller furling main
  • Haarken roller furling jib
  • Lewmar winches in cockpit -- 2 x 48, 2 x 58, and 1 x 40. 
  • Andersen line tender in cockpit
  • Garmin GPSMAP 741XS
  • Autohelm depth sounder
  • Furuno Radar
  • Raymarine ST6000+ autopilot with remote
  • Kenwood HF transceiver
  • Icom VHF
  • AmplePower energy monitor
  • Heart Interface Inverter
  • Isolation transformer -- 3.6 KVA
  • Beautiful, clean and accessible wiring
  • 120 gallons water in 2 separate tanks
  • 80 gallons diesel in 4 separate tanks
  • Luxurious teak and mahogany interior
  • More than ample storage
  • Water heater
  • In-hatch air conditioner

 

From the companionway hatch, you enter into a luxuriously spacious cabin with a salon table to port and well-appointed nav station to starboard. The engine is under the cockpit, allowing full walk-through access on either side of the engine compartment. The starboard side holds the galley and port a workshop which could also be converted to a cabin with berths. Aft of this and aft of the engine is a large master stateroom. 

Forward, there is a full head to port and a private v-berth.

One of the most impressive things about this boat is the amount of storage and the many access points where you can see into the bilge, inspect tanks, and properly maintain the vessel. This is truly a world-cruiser!

"Steal Away" just went back into the water after a complete restoration. She was painted top and bottom, and all her systems were gone through. She is ready to go, and the owner plans to continue to cruise her until she sells. This is a serious world cruiser! Call me and let's go see her!



The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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