Price AU $179,500

Price
AU $179,500
Details
With its gleaming topsides, stunning lines, and true Bluewater pedigree, this Roberts 46 Centre Cockpit Ketch is sure to impressive. Having cruised the South Pacific, and extensively around Tasmania, its capability for keeping its crews safe and comfortable is without doubt. Professionally built to a standard that puts many modern production yachts to shame, the vessel is exceptionally strong and stable in even the most challenging conditions. This vessel has been under the same highly experienced ownership for the last 9 years, and has been extensively upgraded in that time, including new sails, and the addition of a 240V Genset. It presents an incredible opportunity for anyone looking for a truely capable yacht to fulfil even the most ambitious cruising aspirations. With its stunning timber fit out, extensive storage, and excellent accommodation, it would also make a very comfortable live-aboard!

Stepping inside, the warm and traditional ambience is immediately welcoming. The Blackwood timber trims are in excellent condition and give the vessel a real old world charm. The spacious saloon features a large timber dinette with seating for 8 in comfort on the neatly upholstered settees. This is an ideal place to relax with a book, or perfect for entertaining friends and family. The large L shaped galley is to starboard, and is very well set up for extended stays on board. There is extensive fridge and freezer space, a 4 burner gas stove with oven, microwave, H/C pressurised water, and 240V outlets for all your modern kitchen appliances. The accommodation is ideal for family holidays, or cruising with multiple couples. The master cabin is aft and features a queen sized bed, extensive hanging space and plenty of drawers. There is a toilet with vanity adjacent. The rest of the accommodation is forward, with a second private cabin which can be configured as two singles or a double, and 4 additional single berths available in the saloon when required. The package is complete with a second toilet forward, and separate shower bay with vanity opposite. For the traditional sailor, there is also a generous chart table which also features a built in computer running Open CPN charts, ideal for serious passage planning.

On deck, the fully protected centre cockpit is the ideal place for keeping watch out of the weather, or just relaxing at anchor on the full length cushions! The hard spray dodger provides plenty of visibility, and there is comprehensive instrumentation including Lowrance Chart plotter, VHF Radio, Autopilot, and wind instruments. This vessel is set up to be easily managed shorthanded, and with the in boom furling and self tacking furling jib, it is simply a joy to sail. There is easy access all around the vessel with the wide side decks and solid guard rail, and all the cruising features you could need such as electric anchor winch with 80m x NEW chain, dinghy davits, and a tender with outboard included as part of the package.

This vessel is powered by a reliable and well maintained Ford Lees 80HP Diesel Engine. This along with the 8kVa Genset are easily accessed for hassle free servicing. This vessel cruises comfortably at 7 knots, and with an incredible 820L fuel capacity, even the most remote locations are within reach!

Presenting in excellent condition, this is a vessel not to miss. Whether you want to sail the stunning waters of Southern Tasmania with family and friends, head off around the world, or something in between, this vessel does it all in safety, comfort, and style. For more information please call Jo Breen on 0432031100 or John Radonic on 0459322862.

Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Region
Tasmania
Location
Kettering TAS
Usage
Leisure, Cruising, Live Aboard
Reference
Aranjee251021
Year
1984
Designer
Bruce Roberts
Length
46' - 14.02m
Beam
14ft
Draft
2m
Displacement
14.8 Tonnes
Keel / Ballast
Lead Keel
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Deck Material
Fiberglass
Engine
80HP Ford Lees Diesel Engine Very well maintained. Serviced annually with maintenance log book onboard.
Engine Make
Ford Lees
HorsePower
80HP
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
1627 hours
Number Engines
1
Cruise Speed
7 Knots
Propulsion
Shaft Drive with fixed propeller
Genset
8 kVa Seawasp (onan) Genset
Fuel
820L
Water
1400L
Galley
Very well appointed galley to starboard featuring extensive fridge and freezer space, H/C pressurised water, a 4 burner stove with oven, plenty of storage, and excellent bench space.
Refrigeration
Eutectic 20L Fridge
Freezer
Eutectic 60L Freezer
Stove
4 burner stove with oven and microwave
Hot Water System
60L Hot water system
Accommodation
Excellent accommodation with a large double berth aft in private cabin, and second double (or two singles) forward. The are four additional single berths available in the saloon when required
Cabins
2
Berths
8
Shower
Separate shower stall with vanity
Toilet
2 x Toilets
Entertainment
TV
Radio/CD Player
Dinghy
10ft Rib
Outboard
15HP Mercury Outboard
Covers
Cockpit covers
Mizzen boom cover
Ground Tackle
Electric Anchor Winch
NEW 2020 80M x Chain
2 x Plough Anchors
Bilge Pumps
2 x Bilge Pumps
Epirb
Yes
Flares
Inshore Flare Kit
Fire Protection
Fire Extinguishers and Fire Blanket
Electrics
Lowrance GPS
Computer with open CPN Charts
Koden Radar
Lowrance Dual Frequency Depth Sounder
Raymarine Autopilot
2 x GME VHF Radios
SCA 222 HF Radio
Wind Instruments
Electronics
12V and 240V Systems throughout
NEW 2021 Engine Start Battery
NEW 2021 House Batteries
Sail Inventory
Fully Battened Mainsail (in boom furling)
Mizzen
NEW 2015 Furling Jib (self tacking)
MPS (in a sock)
Spinnaker
Storm Jib
Mast / Rigging
Ketch Rigged with NEW 1994 Aluminium Main and Mizzen Masts
NEW 2015 Stainless Steel standing rigging
NEW 2015 Headsail Furler
NEW 2015 Self Tacking Track for Headsail
Deck Gear
Dinghy Davits
Anderson Sheet winches
Lewmar Spinnaker winches
Remarks
Extensive spares and tools included with the vessel

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