Bruce Roberts Passage 341 Canoe Stern
Offshore Passage-maker! Great Opportunity for Live-aboard Sailors!
This vessel is one of 100 fine cruising sailboats that are in service world-wide. Designed for the Discriminating buyer looking for the sea going qualities of a Canoe Stern. The R341 design was prepared for those sailors looking for a modern, high performance cruising boat that is based on the traditional Scottish fishing vessel. This strong, sea-worthy, double-ender has the long fin keel, and is rigged as a Cutter with a total sail area of over 700 sq.ft. She is a true offshore passage-maker.
"Niethe" has all the modern equipment and design ready for any voyage planned. From the complete galley including her gimbal oven w/ 2 burner stovetop, microwave and 4Cu.ft EZ Kold refrigerator. The main salon is fresh and features a fold-up dining table and 2 berths port and starboard. The master forward stateroom has custom cabinets for plenty of storage. A quarter berth single sits starboard. Her interior is elegant with fine finished wood interior.
The fully enclosed cockpit has plenty of seating with refurbished cushions and features a folding table. Rigging is close at hand making this vessel convenient for single handling. There is a good sailing inventory.
"Neithe" is currently being outfitted with a new Raymarine Axiom 9" Plotter and other upgrades.
A clean well designed boat that will appeal to the"True Sailor"
This vessel is prepared for long range cruising or staying at anchor with its' wind generator and solar panel to maintain adequate battery power. Power is provided by a single starting battery and 4 - 6volt 205 AH house batteries providing 400 amp hours. These batteries were purchased new in 2012. There are 2 water tanks holding a 50 Gal capacity.
Also equipped with radar dome on a mast port side aft. A boarding ladder attaches on the starboard side mid ship.
The Atkinson Hoyle style davits hold the tender high and dry. Included is a winter cover and cradle.
The cockpit has a rounded seat at the stern for the helmsman, typical of a canoe transom. The tasteful cockpit cushions enhance the seating area. A folding cockpit table is suitable for light lunches, snacks and beverages.
The throttle and shift controls are conveniently located on the binnacle. Wheel steering is hydraulic and linked to the auto helm A modern GPS chart plotter is conveniently located at easy eye sight to the helmsman along with a large compass below it. Other weather instruments are mounted on the bulkhead on either side of the companionway.
Engine instruments,gauges, winch handle and shore power inlet are mounted on the bulkhead in front of the companionway.
All lines and halyards lead to the cockpit for easy handling.
The full enclosure has windows with screens for inclement weather or to keep out pesky insects.
Going below the galley is located port side at the bottom of the companionway. With a wrap around configuration it is equipped with a double sink with both hot and cold water as well as a separate faucet for sea water. The 4 cu.ft. refrigeration is accessed from the counter top. She has a gimbals alcohol stove and oven along with a microwave oven. Overhead is an opening port for ventilation. Additional dry storage is provided in a separate compartment below the galley counter.
Sleeping accommodation is provided by a quarter berth that sits on the starboard side aft of the navigation station. (This berth is currently used for storage). The forward cabin houses a v-berth with storage below in drawers. Additional guests can sleep on either side of the main salon on the bench seats.
The salon area consists of a large folding table with bench seats on both sides. Opening ports overhead provide good ventilation. A large hanging locker sits forward on the port side along with a bank of several drawers. The head is opposite on the port side.
The interior features rich wood meticulously maintained to a brilliant shine.