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"Margie", Bruce Roberts Wheelhouse Cruiser Lying  Essex

Sails and Deck Gear


Margie is a sloop rigged GRP wheelhouse cruiser built by Offshore Yachts in 1986 to  a Bruce Roberts design.  She was epoxy treated in 1999.   

She has a long shoal draught keel and a skeg hung rudder. 

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  28ft 8.53m
Length on Deck  27ft 8.23m
Waterline Length  23ft 7.01m
Beam  8ft 5ins 2.5m
Draft  3ft 0.91m

Spars Sails and Rig

Proctor silver anodised spars 
Stainless steel standing rigging
Sloop rig
Mainsail, Quay sails, 1999 - good
Slab reefing on main
Furling genoa, Hood, 1999 - good
Headsail furling gear 
Storm Jib - fair
Cruising chute - fair

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Arun Lazyjacks / zipped mainsail cover

Deck Equipment

Self-tailing genoa winches


SL Seawolf electric anchor winch
16.5kg Bruce anchor on 15m chain and 50m warp

Plastimo steering compass
Boom tent
Boat hook
Spinnaker pole
Anchor light
Cockpit cushions
Boarding platform on stern 

Outboard bracket on pushpit

General Equipment

2 burner + grill stove
Pressurised cold water system
SL 400 Marine toilet
Eberspacher cabin heater (supplied - not fitted)

Engine and Mechanics

Volvo MD5C 10hp diesel (rebuilt 2003)  
Drives a Volvo 110S saildrive to a 14ins fixed propeller (new 2005)


Diesel 80 litres stainless steel
Water 2 x 25 litres

Electrics / Electronics

2 x heavy duty 12Volt batteries 80AH and 110AH

Autohelm ST50 (Pathfinder) radar

VHF Radio telephone
Nasa Navtex Pro 

Cockpit speaker for VHF

Echo sounder
Video echo sounder
Nasa Clipper log/speed and wind instruments
Autohelm 3000 autopilot
Garmin GPS 75 
Shore power installation

Safety Gear


Fire extinguisher
Fire blanket
First aid kit
two manual bilge pumps
Electric bilge pump


Lifebuoy with light
Blipper Radar reflector mounted on mast

Shore Gear

Avon Redcrest dinghy
Shore cradle

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996
or email to:
In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted.