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Robert Clark, Classic Long Keel Cutter, Right Royal

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Right Royal 
Sails and Deck Gear
Dog House


Robert Clark, Classic Long Keel Cutter, Right Royal, for sale

Sidney 1993

Right Royal was designed by Robert Clark and built by J. I. Thorneycroft & co, Woolston in 1951. She was kept in class to Lloyds Register until 1964. 

Hull planking is of Honduras Mahogany, splined, on Canadian Rock Elm timbers, fastened by copper nails and roves. Deck is of Western Red Cedar, and coachhouse and doghouse are of plywood. Deck, coachhouse and doghouse are sheathed with fibreglass/epoxy. She has a Lead keel and Stainless Steel keel bolts (last inspected / replaced 2002).

Sept 2009

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  46ft 14m
Length on Deck  39ft 2ins 11.94m
Waterline Length  28ft 7ins 8.71m
Beam  9ft 2.74m
Draft  6ft 9ins 2.06m
Displacement  9.1 tons 9250kg
Thames Tonnage  11

Known work required

The galvanised rigging is due for replacement
The navigation lights on pulpit and pushpit need replacement


Single / cosy double berth in the forepeak with lockers / sail stowage opposite
Main saloon with Dinette to port and settee / bunk and galley to starboard
Raised dog house with Quarterberths either side

Rig, Sails and Spars

Masthead Cutter rig
Painted alloy spars
Stainless steel forestays
Galvanised shrouds (due for replacement)
Mainsail Cranfield ~23 mē 1980 Good
Mainsail Brown ~23 mē 1996 Good
Slab reefing on mainsail - three reefs - jammers at gooseneck
3 x winches at mast for halyards
Jib no 1 Grainger ~22.5 mē  1992 Good
Jib no 2 ~17.5 mē  1982 Good
Staysail North ~20.8 mē  1993 Good
Staysail 2  ~11mē old usable
Spitfire jib Ratsey & Lapthorn tiny old,  Usable
4 x sheet winches in cockpit

Deck Equipment

2 x 15kg plough anchors stowed in bow rollers 
65m 3/8" galv chain and 100m 24mm dia warp on one
shorter length 3/8 chain + 50m warp on the other
Bronze manual windlass
Bruce 15kg Kedge with warp carried on pushpit 
Suunto steering compass
Cockpit awning can be carried under sail upo to force 8
Boom awning
Boat hook
Spinnaker pole

Aries Windvane self steering gear

General Equipment

Gimballed 2 hob gas cooker with oven  - includes flame failure device 

Gas locker drains into Self draining cockpit

Manual pumps at galley sink for fresh water, sea water and to empty sink
Halvorsen sea toilet (need new seat)


Volvo MD2 15.5bhp twin cylinder diesel (1964).
Drives three bladed propeller


Water - 200 litres in three tanks
Diesel - 100litres in two tanks
In addition up to ten x 20litres plastic containers can be carried under the bridge deck. 

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12Volt batteries 
Room  for additional two batteries

2 x solar panels

Switch / fuse panel
VHF Radio telephone


Space age electronics echo sounder
VDO log
JRC GPS (1994)
Mast head nav light
Deck level nav lights need replacing.

Safety Gear

2 x lifebuoys - one with light
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Radar reflector at masthead
3 x fire extinguishers
2 x manual bilge pumps
Liferaft - long out of service.

Shore Gear

Plywood dinghy
Inflatable dinghy

[ Right Royal ] Sails and Deck Gear ] Cockpit ] Dog House ] Layout ] Saloon ] Galley ] Forecabin ] Heads ] Engine ] [ Specifications ] Refits ] Comments ]
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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   

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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, to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - all rights reserved.