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1991 Robert Rich Downeast Cruiser

Brooklin, Maine

$99,500

This handsome, rugged downeast cruiser has been carefully maintained by a knowledgeable owner. The builder “Chummy” Rich, is known for his superior craftsmanship, and practical solutions to the construction process. Those people who seek a handsome wooden cruising vessel for the New England coast will not be disappointed with JABICA. Thank you for your interest. The Seller is having Atlantic Boat Company in Brooklin, Maine repair the worm shoe, and some refastening which was discovered in a recent Fall 2019 survey. Survey is available upon request.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $99,500
Boat Name: JABICA
Make: Robert Rich
Model: Downeast Cruiser
Year: 1991
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Robert "Chummy" Rich, Bass Harbor Boatshop
Designer: Robert Rich
Construction: Wood

Dimensions

Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 45 ft
Waterline Length: 40 ft
Beam: 13'8 ft
Max Draft: 4'6 ft
Displacement: 28,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Caterpillar
  • Model: 3208T
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 320hp

Other

Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Downeast

Contact

Annie Gray
Gray & Gray Yacht Brokers, Inc.

Office

Gray & Gray Yachts
36 York Street
York, Maine, US, 03909
Tel:207-363-7997


VESSEL DETAILS

HULL & DECK:

  • Her hull is painted gray with red bootstripe and red bottom, white deckhouse with gray non-skid.

  • The mast was designed to be lowered for bridge clearance in canals and rivers

  • 1 1/4" Cedar planking over steam bent oak framing on 10" centers; Everdur bronze fastened.

  • Decks are 3 layers of fiberglass over plywood, finished with nonskid.

  • Heavy bronze and stainless steel hardware; heavy skeg hung wooden rudder with propeller in aperture enclosed in S/S cage.

  • Heavy commercial style gasketed tempered glass windows.

  • PVC rubrails and toerails with S/S strikers.

  • S/S bow pulpit.

  • Fiberglass/Starboard© swim platform.

  • Transom door.

  • Large cockpit with three storage boxes.

  • Mast for antennas, radar reflector and flag halyards.

  • Built down hull.

  • Freeman aluminum hatches in cockpit.

  • S/S handrails.

  • Some fixed, some opening ports. 

 

TANKAGE:

Fuel: 330 gallons in two 165 gallon S/S tanks.

Water: 170 gallons in one 85 gallon aluminum tank (starboard) & one plastic tank (port); separate 12 gallon plastic "spring water" tank plumbed to manual pump at sink.

Holding: 35 gallons in plastic tank with separate pump.

 

ENGINE & MECHANICAL:

  • Caterpillar 3208T, 320 hp diesel, FWC.

  • Engine hours: 450 hours on replacement service meter; +/- 3000 on old meter (on board).
  • Keel cooler.

  • Twin disc 2.5/1 reduction gear.

  • 26 x 28 bronze - 4 blade propeller, 2" S/S shaft.

  • Twin hydraulic steering pistons (only 3 turns on steering wheel).

  • 3 Racor 900 fuel pre-filters.

  • Waterlift muffler.

  • Maintenance records.

  • Cruising speed: 10 knots @ 2150 RPM @ 6 gph.
  • Maximum speed: 13 knots @ 2800 RPM.

 

ELECTRICAL:

  • 12V & 110V systems.

  • 100 amp Balmar engine alternator.

  • 1994 8kw Onan diesel generator. __~120 TOT Hrs

  • 2015 20 gallon hot water heater.

  • 2020 2ea 12V 8D house batteries; 1 engine 12V 8D battery 2017.

  • Full AC- DC breaker panels.

  • 2016 Group 24 12V generator battery.

  • Xantrex Freedom 25 inverter-charger.

  • Shore power with charger, battery condition indicator.

  • 110V outlets with GFI protection.

  • 12V Bus heater.

  • 2018 main bilge pump and float switch.

  • S/S horns-dual trumpet.

  • Ducting and wiring/controls installed for potential Air Conditioning

  • Deck and docking lighting

 

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Spacious accommodations for four/six with excellent storage throughout.
From the bow; chain locker forward followed by the owner’s cabin with a large vee berth with storage under and above; the head is next aft to starboard and contains a large vanity, stainless sink, marine head and ample storage. A separate molded fiberglass shower stall is forward in the head.

Opposite the head is a comfortable settee with storage underneath and behind.. Next aft to port is the spacious U-shaped galley which contains a full sized 12V/110V Norcold refrigerator, 4 burner propane stove with oven, large double stainless sinks, microwave oven, extensive storage in many drawers, lockers and shelves. Next aft to starboard is the guest cabin which contains large upper and lower berths, a big hanging locker and storage drawers and lockers.

The wheelhouse doubles as a commodious salon for lounging, reading and overflow sleeping; the helm is to starboard with a double helmsman chair, electronics array, full gauges and controls. Opposite is another double seat which folds out of the way; in front of a large navigation station; aft to port is large settee useful for overflow berthing; aft of the helm station is a hanging locker and small utility table. The interior is nicely finished Cherry trim, pine companionway steps, carpeted cabin soles. Her interior is ventilated by 5 hatches, 5 opening port, 2 solar ventilators, 3 exhaust fans. Mixed traditional, cold fluorescent, and LED lighting.

 

ELECTRONICS:

  • 2 ICOM CM602 VHF's.

    Raymarine E120 Radar-GPS.

  • Raymarine ST60 depthsounder.

  • Raymarine ST7001 Autopilot.

  • 6” Ritchie compass.

  • Garmin color standby GPS plotter

 

EQUIPMENT:

  • 2-20 lb LPG tanks in port side deck locker.

  • Bronze seacocks.

  • 2ea 12V bilge pumps.

  • 6 man Revere life raft in hard canister, not certified, sold AS IS.

  • 45 lb CQR Plow anchor on bow roller with all-chain and rode and electric windlass.

  • EPIRB ACR 406.

  • Fenders; docklines.

  • Life jackets/ immersion suits

  • Boat hooks.

  • Fire extinguishers.

  • 2 Danforth anchors with chain/rope rode.

  • Sea anchor

  • Upgraded holding tank system, valves and plumbing.

  • Shore power cords

 

COMMENTS: This handsome, rugged downeast cruiser has been carefully maintained by a knowledgeable owner. The builder “Chummy” Rich, is known for his superior craftsmanship, and practical solutions to the construction process. Those people who seek a handsome, rugged, and practical wooden cruising vessel for the New England coast will not be disappointed with JABICA. Thank you for your interest. The Seller is having Atlantic Boat Company in Brooklin, Maine repair the worm shoe, and some refastening which was discovered in a recent Fall 2019 survey. Survey is available upon request.

 

 

Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

 


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