This Boat is Off Market

Sloop 1986 Bruce Roberts Custom

Off Market since Aug 23rd 2018

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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. 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 few that are as high quality as this one!

  –  2007 Yanmar 4JH3E with low hours and easy access
  –  2017 paint both topsides and bottom
  –  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
  –  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

Specs Keel: Full
Dimensions LOA: 43 ft 2 in
Beam: 13 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 7 ft 8 in
Engines Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2007
Engine Model: 4JH3E
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 125 HP
Tanks Fresh Water Tanks: 2 (60 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 4 (20 Gallons)
Accommodations Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Electronics Depthsounder
Navigation center
Sails Furling genoa
Furling mainsail
Rigging Steering wheel
Inside Equipment Battery charger
Marine head
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Hot water
Air conditioning
Electrical Equipment Inverter
Shore power inlet
Outside Equipment/Extras Solar panel
Wind generator
Electric windlass
Covers Bimini Top

Equipment List

  – 2007 Yanmar 4JH3E with low hours and easy access
  – 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
  – 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!

Broker's Notes

"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!

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