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BRUCE ROBERTS Mauritius For Sale at CreepyCrabs | Buy Motor Yacht For Sale

BRUCE ROBERTS Mauritius Available

  Motor Yacht

Sellers Telephone(+1)USA
Sellers Website
Advert Ref6020
Price64900 US Dollars
Year Built1983
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141 feet
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Engine Manufacturer42 HP, Single, Inboard, Diesel, BMW
General DescriptionThis Bruce Roberts designed 43' fiberglass ketch is now available for new owners. As a blue water ketch of classic design and a center cockpit. Hull construction is of heavy fiberglass by VHV Marine, Durban SA. Interior millwork and joiner was completed by independent marine carpenters. This BR 43 features traditional sailboat systems that are proven over time. A must see if you need an affordable blue water cruiser.


Builder: VHV Marine, Surban SA

Designer: Bruce Roberts-Goodson

Keel: Full

Hull Shape: Monohull


LOA: 43 ft 0 in

Beam: 12 ft 0 in

Maximum Draft: 5 ft 10 in


Engine 1:

Engine Brand: BMW

Year Built: 1983

Engine Model: D50

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

Propeller: 2 blade propeller

Drive Type: Direct Drive

Engine Power: 42 HP


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (211 Gallons)

Fuel Tanks: 1 (185 Gallons)

Holding Tanks: 1 (15 Gallons)


Number of single berths: 2

Number of double berths: 1

Number of cabins: 3

Number of heads: 1


Navigation center



TV set

Wind speed and direction






Battened mainsail

Storm jib



Spinnaker pole

Steering wheel

Inside Equipment

Battery charger



Marine head

Microwave oven

Deep freezer

Air conditioning - Through hatch units

Hot water

Electric bilge pump

Electrical Equipment

Shore power inlet


Electrical Circuit: 12V

Outside Equipment/Extras

Cockpit table

Cockpit cushions

Outboard engine brackets

Teak sidedecks

Teak cockpit

Swimming ladder

Electric windlass


Spray hood - Rigid

Mainsail cover

Vessel Walk Through

Upon stepping on deck you will notice the deep and well protected center cockpit with a hard dodger.

Descending the ladder into the main salon, the u shaped settee with dinning table is on port with a second settee to starboard. Note lots of built in storage and the quality of the fit and finish millwork. There is a small refrigeration locker built into the settee seat.

Moving forward, the forward head is on port with a large sail lock to starboard of the companionway. Further forward are twin berths.

Returning to the main salon, the galley is to the port side of the entry ladder. On the starboard side of the ladder is another built in storage area with one refrigeration locker and a large freezer locker adjoining the companionway aft.

Further down the companionway aft on starboard is the chart table with seat and electrical breaker panel. Opposite the chart table on center line is the engine compartment with great access.

The aft cabin features a large settee, lots of storage lockers, a hanging locker and a double berth.  The aft cabin head has had the plumbing fixtures removed and is being used as a storage locker.


Shore power is 220V with 12v fixtures throughout the BR43. An inverter provides 110v as needed. There are five house batteries installed new between 2011 and 2013. Mastervolt charging system plus 150 amp alternator, engine driven.


Navman sailing instruments in cockpit and a LMS 527 chart plotter.Hand held Megellan Nav 5000 and a Uniden hand help VHF.


Auxiliary power is a BMW D50 diesel engine 42hp fresh water cooled . No engine hour meter. There are two through hatch A/C units 110hp. Hot & cold fresh water pressurized system.

Two blade fixed propeller.

Steering is cable with an emergency tiller.


Sails & Rigging

Ketch rigged, Elvstrom aluminum masts, booms and spreaders, stainless steel standing rigging and a spinnaker pole. Sails include 2 mains, four genoas, two mizzen, one spinnaker, mizzen staysail, staysail and storm jib. Winches : Total 11, Gibb & Lemar, two primary, two secondary,  five main mast and two mizzen mast winches. Sails are serviceable but condition should be confirmed.

Deck & Hull

The hull and deck are fiberglass with teak decks over the fiberglass. Teak decks appear to be in good condition.  Simpson Lawrence electric windlass on the bow and two CQR anchors with chain and rode.

Full long keel protection for the prop and rudder.

Misc. Other Equipment

Life preservers, flares, fire extinguishers, harnesses, flags

LocationRuskin, Florida United States
CountryRuskin, Florida United States
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