Roberts 56 Ketch 50 ft LOD

AU $140,000 GST included Finance
56' 0" - 17.07m
Leisure, Cruising
Vessel Location
Airlie Beach Insurance
Launch Year
1982 approximate
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP 16mm thick no foam just strong glass

This dual helm, pilot house yacht is set up for world or coastal cruising. Fully insured, She is strong, comfortabe and very Big inside Launched in 1982, with extensive refits during her life. The layout is very functional and the timber fitout is beautiful She sails well and has massive amounts of storage area and all of the equipment required for cruising and living in style. She is easy to maintaiin and has been well looked after and slipped and antifouled in 2018 Has Australian Rego and can be sailed single handed. Sleeps 8 below deck, 6 solar panels and a wind generator. 2.5 ton of water, so self sufficient for months. On anchor or cruising. Insured for 140 k, worth Lots more $$$ Total live aboard. Dont really need to sell her No marina fees. Have water havent used a shore tap in a year (deck catches rain) lots of fuel, wind and solar power, cupboards full of food, Music Tv and the whitsunday Islands Or the east coast on our days and weeks off, Thats All we need. !I, If ya keen, thats good, dont really need unrealistic offers!!! cost ya a million to build, she dont rust sails 6-8 in 20Kn motors at 6 Kn, at 2200 0r nine if required. Lovely little ship My home for 3 years the Whit sunday Islands are my back yard Dont plan to sail away away overseas soon as her past owners did, Took us 2 years. Bris to Bowen, Every Island, many reefs. Every River and town, really set up lifestyle Dont need to go ashore much.
Shes my home and strong. Roomy and comfortable. Turn the key, anytime and sail away in 5 minutes, on my own, or with good company !!!
Love my Sea Eagle..... Asking 140K will axcept 120 K Thats it... If your not happy with that You wont find one shes my home and a roomy live aboard dont really wan to sell her so not really intrested in fender kickerst theres 40 k in teak, 16 mm glass does 9 knotts under motor 8 in 20 knts under sail lived on her for 3 years close to 5000 miles on the east coast of QLD Genefally based in the Whitsundays No better place in the world. My home my backyardHave an M35 drive various charter boats Dont need marinas, Catch rain and lots of chain that holds me to the sea floor
Main engine 5 literes per hour 500 L has lasted me 2 years tender fuel and food thats all ya need Been to 0ver 20 Islands in the last 2 months Very comfy vessel for a couple Can do it all on my own Its not hard Bit of a learning curve But all up a safe seaworthy little ship I love her she makes us proud So good to sea her and tie up. Cook tea listen to music watch TV and sleep comfy The more time yu spend on her the love gets stronger. Shes a special lady built in tweed heads and she dont rust or requires corking Shes 37 but will see a hundred Shes a strong well built lady, Shes my girl sometimes she can be a bitch. But we like each other and we have some sort of mutual balance So we sail on and thats beautiful Shes been round the world and sails on, , , She kicks when we raise the pick just wants me to put more rag up,
Sails where she wants to Let her go trim a bit nudge the auto pilot a little shes steady and powers on with her trim She punches waves 30 ton fully loaded Tough girl Hove to or run with Moher M Cant fight a stronger woman. !!!!
Tony Sea Eagle

AU $140,000 GST included    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Sea Eagle
Launch Year
1982 approximate
56' 0" - 17.07m
4.1 M
2.5 M
26 T 30 T water and fuel full
Keel / Ballast
3/4 ship length keel. Lead / concrete ballast
Vessel Location
Airlie Beach
Rego Expiry
Peter Perry, Built in tweed heads Australia
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP 16mm thick no foam just strong glass
Decks Material
Rubber deck tread over Fibreglass over inch, marine ply all trimmed recently with fresh white 2 pack paint
2004 Yanmar HTE Turbo Diesel with aquadrive flexible intermediate coupling, 2 inch stainless shaft, 24inch bronze propellor, engine room tidy, clean, roomy and easily accessable amidships under pilot house floor. Capable of pushing vessel to 9 knotts, cruises comfortably at 6 knotts at 2200 rpm 5 Lph. Vessel does not require shore power, self sufficient on solar and wind gen.
Engine Make
Number Engines
140 HP
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
Fuel Consumption
5 LPH at 2200 RPM
Max Speed
9 knotts at 3800 RPM
Cruise Speed
6 knotts at 2200 rpm
Sail, engine or both
3 kva portable
1600 L approx 300 hours motoring 700 ltrs in tank
2500 ltr glass tank under floor amidships incorporated into hull 2,5 tonn lasts me 3 months, **timwithout rain
2,3 m Zodiac glass rib 6hp 4 stroke, second glass tender and engine on deck
6 hp 4 stoke that planes with 2
Various, sof-top with stainless supports over cockpit. Blue sun strips on headsails. Main and zipped mizzen, sail covers
Aft double / lounge open to galley area, 4 singles forward and Focsle V berth double, 7 foot head room throught out ship,
Focslel double v berth, Aft saloon double
8 plus can sleep 2 in cockpit under deckhelm awning
In pilot house, Hot water /gas ignition
Electric with sewerage tank and electric pumpout
Large flat screen TV, Panasonic stereo sound system {4 big speakers} that can both be incorporated in TV or laptop, Seperate Galley stereo system and speakers from run from laptop or phone. Car Radio unit CD system with pilot house and deck speakers, How loud do yu want it ? Blue ray CD players
One 240 V unit 3x 240 v fans
Big roomy, very functional. Lots of bench space and storage, gas hot water. Settee styled seating and timber table a
240v Minnie fridge plus Gas, 12v, 240 v fridge freezer. Ice chest,
Huge Utechtic, stainless steel freezer and seperate utectic fridge (reqires new compressor )chews 3A
Gas 4 burner / oven, 240 V microwave
No, dont need one the deck catches rain
Hot Water
Gas hot watert to galley and shower,
Ground Tackle
Main anchor, 100 lb CQR, 80 M 13 mm new chain, spare 65lb, large sand anchor. With warp. Lofrans 24v electric gypsy with manual operation if required.
Safety Gear
Coastal to state regs
Bilge Pumps
24V electric sterngland compartment pump with auto float, same in engine room, 2 manual lever pumps
Life Raft
Tender / 2
Life Jackets
Fire Protection
4 portables, smoke detectors
240 V, 24V and 12V, systems, 1000w invertor, plus spare. 4 x 200 solar panels on davits, plus 2 x 250 w panels on pilot house roof 4 x 200 amp near new AGM house batteries
Seperate12v eng start battery. 12v and 24v alternators on engine
Electronics / Navigation
Coden HF, Icom VHF, Lowrance GPS Plotter with Digital radar, Raymarine ST7000 autopilot with hydraulic ram. Cockpit and pilothouse both contain separate, autopilot control, GPS, wind speed and direction, speed, depth rudder indicator, either Raymarine or Autohelm digital gauges. New enerdrive battery volt and amp moniter. Lowrance chart plotter Auto helm instruments and autohelm auto pilot with new ram to Quadrent, Mast mounted TV antenna, Radar, Spreader mounted wind generator wind generator. Coastal and world charts,
Sail Inventory
Fully battened main and mizzen with covers, Roller furling Headsail and Staysail. Kite in sock, all in good condition
Mast / Rigging
Alloy masts and spars, Stainless rigging, all sheets halyards and mooring lines braided and in good condition
Deck Gear
4 x Acro 2 speed self tailing winches in cockpit plus main sheet winch. Halyard and reefing winches on masts and spars. All fitted with rope Jammers, Mast mounted spinnaker or headsail pole. Strong stainless steel davits. Small transom duck board with stainless ladder and steps into water and to deck. Stainless portable boarding ladder. Lots of spare lines and rope stored in deck box eskies or anchor locker. 4 x perspex / alloy opening deck hatches, 6 similar portholes. All sheets and in hauls tail to cocpit (good at night)
Vessel slipped and work carried out on hardstand, early 2018, hull fared. Primed antifouled. Topside and waterline touched up with 2 pack New cutlass bearing. New hyd steer ram. Beautiful varnished teak fitout througout vessel Starting price was $160k massively reduced to $140k
Yu wont find a a better deal in this class !!!
Tony 0417583111

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