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Robert Clark 50 Ketch

Build year:  1981

Zaandam, The Netherland...

Sailing boat for sale

57,351 EUR

  • Breitner Yacht Brokers
  • Breitnerlaan 14
  • 3582 HB Utrecht
  • The Netherlands
  • +31 (0)637139954
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A mid-cockpit vessel for longer voyages, possibly with passengers. Given its design, it is well suited to the somewhat colder regions. The hull is a semi-splant and is heavily built. Designed by the famous yacht designer Robert Clark. It is a design made for the first Whitbread race round the world from 1973-1974. The ship sailed under the name CS&RB Busnelli with skipper Doi Malingri and became 8th in the race. Originally there was no engine in the boat and no superstructure, only a dome to navigate. This ship is rebuilt from this drawing, only extremely strong built for a world trip. Length is 15,18 mar wide 4,06 mar draft 2,15 marUnusual is that his designs were made in polyester. This ship is built in the mold, so has no gelcoat layer but is finished with polyester and then painted. As a result, there is no chance of osmosis in this ship. Striking is safe, small cockpit with fixed spray hood. The ship has good walkable decks. The masts are placed in sturdy mast boxes on the deck, so they can be lowered. The cockpit is equipped with a recent spray hood. The hull is sandwich built with Airrex. From the bow to the keel is a stainless steel pipe laminated 15mm wall thickness diameter 12cm. Rigging is 12mm thick. Hull is 6cm thick under water.

The interior is spacious with a traditional layout: to starboard the (new) chart table with new switch panel and the necessary meters. On port side the spacious galley. Behind the galley is a passage to the aft cabin. In the passageway is access to the engine room and a pilot's berth on port side. Opposite the entrance to the aft cabin is the large wet room, with shower and toilet connection. Forward of the ship is the second cabin with four single berths and a separate toilet room. The length of the berths in the front is 2 meters, in the rear the berths are a little shorter: 1.90 meters. there is ample headroom > 2 meters everywhere.

The ship is equipped with a solid, good working diesel engine. The electri


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