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  • Manufacturer: Bruce Roberts
  • Location: Plymouth
  • Year: 1995
  • LOA: 53'5" (16.27m)
  • Beam: 13' 0'' (3.96m)
  • Berths: 10
  • Draft: 2.26
  • Keel: Long
  • ID no.: 1011140
  • Cabins: 4
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 800 Litres
  • Engine Make: Cummins
  • Horsepower: 174hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 750 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 6 Knots
  • Top Speed: 9 Knots

Broker Remarks

This Bruce Roberts 53 yacht offers an excellent opportunity for those looking to do some extended cruising, she is the perfect boat for purchasers on a budget looking to get themselves a blue water cruiser and take off to the Caribbean or down to the Mediterranean.
The current owners spent the last three years living aboard in Spain with their young family, the boat offers good accommodation and excellent living space she is well specified with good deck hardware, navigation aids and an excellent power sources that include solar panels and a generator.


Sleeps up to 10 in 4 cabins and the saloon
Forward cabin with two single bunk berths
Second cabin again with two bunk berths
Heads with shower toilet and hand basin
Saloon with C-shaped seating to port, this converts to a large double berth with dividing curtain
L-shaped seating to starboard (could be used as a single berth)
Raised dinette seating area with panoramic views
Linea galley to starboard
Aft heads with shower toilet and hand basin
2 X double aft cabins to port and starboard

Mechanical and Rigging


Cummins 174hp diesel engine (removed, stripped & rebuilt in 2010)
Shaft driven
Single lever Morse control
Long fin, steel Keel (keelbolts replaced 2009)

Fuel capacity 750 litres in stainless steel tank
Fresh water capacity 800 litres in a stainless steel tank & a plastic tank
Holding tank capacity 200 litres
New tanks in 2010


Paguro 3000 3.5 kva generator (new 2010)
2 X Sunware 140w solar panels (new 2010)
2 X 12V 140ah batteries
12V 170ah battery
12V anchor windlass battery
Sterling power products pro charge D mains battery charger (new 2010)
Charging from engine alternator 
Sterling power products pro power Q 600W invertor (new 2010)
Clipper BM-1 battery monitor 
Marlec HDRi charge regulator
240V mains shorepower & cable
Sterling power products pro save A galvanic isolator 

Cutter rigged Ketch
Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2013)
Running rigging replaced 2010
Aluminium spars
Aluminium spinnaker pole
Running backstays for the main mast

Fully battened mainsail - Doyal 1995
Furling genoa - Jeckles 2010, D 1995
Storm Jib - D 1995
Spinnaker - 1997


Navigation Aids:
Helm Pedestal;
All electronics new 2009
Raymarine E120 chartplotter
AIS receiver
Raymarine ST60 Wind speed and direction
Raymarine ST60 speed
Raymarine ST60 depth
Raymarine ST60 compass
Ray marine ST6002 autopilot
Icom command mic 3 DSC VHF radio
Suunto steering compass
Raymarine 18 kw raydome

Chart Table;
AG neovo Windows PC
AIS receiver
Raymarine ST60 Graphic
Clipper navtex via SSB
Target communications receiver
Vivanco SBX 2L BPE speaker connector
Icom IC-M505 DSC, VHF radio

Ground Tackle:
60lb CQR anchor
60meters of 12mm chain
Fortress anchor
Simpson Lawrence electric anchor windlass (new 2010)
Double stainless steel bow roller
Aluminium mooring cleats
aluminium fairleads 

Deck Gear:
Harken #48, two speed, self-tailing mainsheet winch 
2 X Harken #64, two speed, self-tailing Genoa sheet winches
Ronstan mainsheet traveller 
Ronstan mizzensail traveller 
Harken adjustable Genoa tracks and cars 
4 X XT rope clutches for furling gear and staysail sheets
Simpson Lawrence davits 

Safety Equipment:
Plastimo 6 person liferaft 
Acusat EPIRB 
Horseshoe lifebuoys X 2
XM Oscar man overboard rescue sling
Grab bag
First aid kit
Ellectric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Anchoring ball and motoring cone
LED navigation lights
Vetus gas detector 

Canvas sprayhood
Inflatable dinghy
5hp Tohatsu outboard engine
Sony MP3/CD/radio sound system
Sony internal speakers
Bose cockpit speakers

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Disclaimer : Network Yacht Brokers (Southwest) Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Plymouth offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.