Fiberglass canoe-yawl pocket cruiser, designed by Ted Brewer, built by Marine Concepts (builder of the Sea Pearl 21) in Tarpon Springs, Florida.
Highest quality build in traditional style, lots of teak and bronze.
Very clean inside and out.
Ready to sail, not a project boat, little if anything needs to be done to her.
Pictures underway were taken Feb 2011, others were April 2011.
LOA (including bowsprit and boomkin): 27'
LOD: 22' 8"
Draft: 1'7" board up/4'8" board down
Displacement: 2800 lbs
Ballast: 900 lbs
Sail area: 255 square feet
Bridge clearance: 31'
Hull/Deck: Fiberglass with end-grain balsa core, solid glass in high-stress areas, in very good condition with few scratches.
Dark green topsides just compounded and buffed - look great; light tan deck.
Teak topsides is bare and recently scrubbed.
Ready for oil/varnish/Cetol or leave it bare- whatever your preference.
Stub keel with lead ballast.
Aluminum centerboard, raised via pennant in cockpit with new clam cleat.
Two rudders, pop-up spade rudders, new one is a great improvement over stock design.
Rig: Yawl-rigged on aluminum spars.
New sails: standard jib and 120 jib.
Main rigged with 2 reefing points, single-line reefing for each with new lines.
Fittings in place for lazy jacks if desired.
Center boom sheeting to traveler on bridge deck.
Mizzen reefs by rolling around mast, sheets to end of boomkin.
New mizzen topping lift. Tanbark (red) sails in new condition.
Standing rigging: Oversize SS.
Sails: Standard jib, 120 jib, main and mizzen in tanbark (red). New, used 4 times plus old set of sails.
Deck hardware: Singlehander's rig with all lines lead to cockpit for easy handing. One bronze winch. Heavy duty bronze chocks and cleats fore and aft.
Cockpit: Two deep aft lockers for storage into canoe stern.
Battery under cockpit sole.
Two fuel tank lockers open to cockpit.
Traveler on bridgedeck.
Removable mast crutch to hold main boom
Mounts in fixed outboard well in aft end of cockpit for easy access and improved steering under power. Extra venting in engine cover to allow exhaust, minimizes choking in well.
One, 6-gallon plastic fuel tanks that store in cockpit fuel lockers.
Cabin: Designed for cruising for two.
From companionway, opposing settees, new cushions), with backrests that drop to large double berth.
Mid-cabin, 2-burner Origo alcohol stove to port, sink with rebuilt bronze hand pump to starboard, plumbed to 14 gallon flexible water tank.
Forward, Simpson-Lawrence marine toilet (rebuilt 2009) with privacy curtain, plumbed to new vented flexible holding tank with deck pump-out.
Ventilation via four opening bronze ports, forward hatch, which is over the head.
Mosquito netting for hatch and ports. Storage in deep bins at foot of each settee; under cabin sole (teak/holly laminated wood), settees and stove/galley; in bins in forepeak.
Bilge pump: Manual Whale Gusher. Located in deepest part of bilge under cockpit sole; manual handle at helm.
Ground tackle: Small Danforth lunch hook with nylon rode and larger Danforth with chain and rode. Fenders and docklines.
Navigation: Bulkhead compass and clinometer in cockpit.
Electrics: Running and cabin lights; two newer deep cell batteries.
Additional equipment: Standard safety equipment.
Trailer: 1984 single-axle Shoreline trailer with surge brakes, completely rebuilt from new hitch/surge brakes, new hydraulic lines, brakes, running lights, tires in good shape.
Galvanized frame and fenders with minimal surface rust
New (2009) hubs, bearings with protectors, brake assemblies, and wheels with approximately 2500 miles since replacement.
All trailer lights work.
The trailer has carried the boat from Ohio to San Francisco, Idaho, California, and Oregon.
General: The Rob Roy 23 was designed as a pocket cruiser for two for coastal cruising.
Approximately 90 were built between the mid-1980s and mid-1990s. Construction quality is outstanding with solid teak used on deck for the full rub and toe rails, hand rails and companionway, bowsprit and boomkin; and below for compression mast support and cabin bulkheads/trim.
Deck cleats/chocks and opening ports are solid bronze.
Rob Roys have been sailed the Great Lakes, the Northeast, Pacific Northwest, from Florida to the Bahamas and in UK waters