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Bruce Roberts Spray 40 for sale in United Kingdom for £77,500

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LOA
13 m
Price
£77,500
Beam
4.4 m
Tax Status
Tax Paid
Draft Max
1.5 m
Year
1992
Keel
Full Keel
Engine Make
Ford
Hull Material
Steel
Engine Model
2712E
Boat Type
Sail
Engine Count
1
RB Ref
RB415177
Fuel
diesel
Location
Hartlepool
Broker
Boatpoint
Broker Office
Boatpoint at Royal Quays Marina
newcastle@boatpoint.co.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 272 9086
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About this Bruce Roberts Spray 40


Steel built blue water cruiser with berths for 6 persons over two cabins and saloon. Powerful yet economical, 72hp inboard Ford diesel with shaft drive 3-blade prop. Ketch rig with aluminium masts by Z-Spars. Suit of Dolphin Sails including main, mizzen and a brand new Steve Douthwaite outer furling genoa. Interior is beautifully appointed using teak and Sapele wood with mahogany trim. Electronics include colour Raymarine chart plotters, Radar, GPS, Autopilot, DSC VHF and wind speed/direction. Brand new Liferaft. Bespoke bathing platform, dinghy davits and granny bars. Bow Thruster.

Construction

Steel hull and superstructure using 5mm steel plate. Box section long keel with 3200 kgs of lead pigs, epoxied in place. Steel plate rudder counter hung attached to keel.
Underwater areas treated and coated in 2018 using Andrews Sigma 280 marine coatings
The topsides, deck and superstructure were also repainted in 2018.
Raised aft deck with heightened aft rails with incorporated seats port and starboard. Gate to new bathing ladder and bespoke stainless steel bathing platform. Bathing platform has additional ladder that leads to water. Installed in 2021

New stainless steel davits hinged to raise and lower dinghy easily. Deck mounted storage lockers with locks. Raised bulwarks with steel stanchions offer protection when moving forward. Large scuppers keep deck free from water. Flared bow with hawser holes Tapered steel bowsprit supported by rigging wire. New pulpit platform and rails in stainless steel connected to guardrails in 2021.
Centre cockpit with half wheelhouse. New cockpit enclosure 2019.
Coachroof with Houdini style opening ports for added security.

  • Hull antifouled March 2021
Mechanical

Vessel powered by an inboard Ford 2712E, 72hp diesel. Vessel cruises at 5 Knots @1200rpm.
This economical and reliable workhorse is situated in a soundproofed compartment beneath the cockpit.
Access is easy allowing servicing/daily checks to take place. Serviced regularly with most recent in 2021.
Fuel is prefiltered via a Vetus Pre-Filter system before reaching engine.
Newage PRM 160 D2 reduction gearbox driving a stainless steel shaft and bronze 3-bladed propeller. New disc rope cutter 2021
Cutlass bearing at propeller side was renewed in 2018 and a deep Sea seal introduced inboard at engine side 2018.
12/240V system onboard with 4x 110 amp, 12V domestic, 2x 110amp 12V engine start and 12V, 170 amp bow thruster batteries. The domestic batteries were replaced in 2021.
The batteries are recharged via the engine alternator, onboard Freemark Lyra smart charge battery charger or the newly installed 80W solar panels.
There is a Sterling Smartcharge battery charger onboard in a box ready should the Freemark fail.
Metered galvanic isolator.

  • New domestic batteries 2021
  • Solar panels
  • Battery chargers
  • Shore power
Rigging

Cutter rig sailing yacht with deck stepped Z-Spars aluminum masts.
Stainless steel standing rigging inspected and certificated in 2021. Forestay replaced in 2021.
Terylene running rigging with the majority led aft via deck organisers and turning blocks to helm. New outhaul, genoa, main and mizzen stay sail halyards replaced in 2021 along with new genoa sheet halyards.
Roller furling inner and outer headsails with genoa sheet tracks mounted on coach roof, keeping side decks clear.
Main and mizzen sails are by Dolphin and were purchased in 2003. As previously mentioned they were not used until 2009.
Main genoa sail was replaced March 2022 by local sailmaker Steve Douthwaite. The main and mizzen sails are mounted within lazy bags. The sails were inspected by local sail maker and the main genoa had a minor repair. Sails in good order. Spinnaker pole and rigging.
The winches are by Antal and are all 2-speed and self tailing.
W16 at Mizzen, 2X44 sheet winches, 2XW30.2 stay sail, and W16 main mast.

  • Standing rigging inspected, certified and new forestay in 2021
  • Main halyards for outhaul, genoa, main and mizzen staysail replaced 2021
  • New genoa sheets 2021
  • New furling genoa - March 2022
Equipment

Well equipped yacht suitable for long range cruising. Included in the sale are the following:

Navigation Aids:
Sestrel Major compass mounted on binnacle
Autohelm ST50 Speed/log
Autohelm ST50 Depth
Autohelm ST50 Wind speed & Close haul VMG
Garmin GPS 128
Raymarine RL80C colour chartplotter with Pathfinder radar.
Raymarine Element colour chart plotter NEW 2019
Icom ICM421 VHF
Standard Horizon Hand Held HX890 -GPS/DSC with MOB and Strobe function
Vetus AP2S autopilot
Raymarine AIS350 Receiver

Safety Equipment:
Seago 6-Man liferaft - NEW 2021
5 off Fire extinguishers
2 off Horseshoe lifebuoys
Danbuoy in holder
Automatic life jackets X4
Smoke detector
CO monitor with alarm and spare - NEW 2021
Signalling horn X2
Automatic bilge pump with high water alarm
Manual bilge pump
Fire blanket

Deck Equipment:
Vetus electric windlass with hand control
Delta Fastset main anchor with 50 metres of 10mm chain.
Fortress FX16 spare anchor mounted ready with 45 metres chain.
Various anchor warps.
2 off deck mounted lockable storage boxes
Mooring warps
Fenders (various)

General Chandlery:
Navigation lights
3.2M dinghy
6hp Mercury outboard
Boathook / Moorfast pickup stick / Bosun's chair / Storm drogue
Cockpit enclosure NEW 2019
Clock & Barometer set
Engine spares

Domestic:
Cutlery/Crockery/Utensils

Accommodation

Below decks is beautifully appointed as well as being practical. The interior woods are a mixture of Columbian wood planking, Sapele wood, vanished teak and mahogany trims and vinyl covered marine ply panels. The interior is carpeted throughout in nautical blue hard wearing materials whilst all the upholstery was replaced in beige, machine washable, soft fabrics in 2021.
The saloon is entered from the cockpit. immediately to port is the well equipped galley with gas fueled Plastimo Neptune 200 oven with 2-burner hob and grill. Beside this is a stainless steel double sink with hot & cold mixer tap. The water is heated from either the engine when under way or the 2019 installed, C-Warm calorifier. Below the sink and oven are drawers for additional storage. On the hull side of the galley is work surface/preparation areas as well as bespoke plate storage. Beneath the work tops is additional larder storage and a front opening Vitrifrigo fridge with ice compartment. Opposite the galley is the large day heads/shower room. This is fitted with a Lavac sea toilet with holding tank and change over switch. Separate shower stall with pump out and extractor fan. Opening port for ventilation. 12V lighting.
Forward of the galley is the large U-shaped seating dining area. This will sit 6 people in comfort with an additional 2-persons opposite on the day bed/seating area. At the end of the day bed is the chart table with chart storage and 12V switch panel. On the bulkhead is a fiddled shelf with storage for pilot books and logs.
In the bow is a cabin with a double berth, offset against the portside hull. There is a large wardrobe opposite and a deck hatch above for light and ventilation.
Returning to the saloon and moving aft there are two passages. To starboard passage allows access to the engine bay on one side whilst outboard is access to the tool room. Here you will find one of the water and one of the diesel tanks. The portside passage leads to the aft cabin. Again you will have access to the other side of the engine bay and outboard you will find the other water and diesel tanks.
The aft cabin is both bright and beautifully finished. Large double bed to starboard with a separate section at the bottom suitable as a crib or storage area. Settee/dressing seat aft and a large wardrobe. Adjacent forward of the wardrobe is the en-suite heads with Raske sea toilet and sink. There is a large storage area aft. The headroom hear is 6'plus as is the saloon. The aft cabin can be accessed from the cockpit ensuring privacy for those sleeping in the saloon. 12V lighting and opening ports. LED lights throughout.

  • Mikuni diesel fired cabin heating
  • New upholstery 2021

Specifications

DesignerBruce Roberts
Drive Transmission DescriptionDirect
Engine Horse Power72.0
Engine Hours815
Engine Year2003
Engine LocationCenter
Engine TypeInboard
No of Heads2
Hull TypeMonohull
Propeller Type3 Blade, Bronze

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