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BART ROBERTS Explorer | 81 m | $3,990,000


Built by CANADIAN VICKERS shipyard in 1963 for the Canadian coast guard. Designed to operate as an Ice Breaker and Explorer vessel with self-sufficiency at remote locations.

In 2001 she was converted to be an Explorer Pleasure Yacht.

Bart Roberts is now seriously for sale with an attractive price tag.

She has 10 cabins for 20 guests and accommodation for up to 22 crew.

Powered by 2 X 1180 KW (1582 hp) Ruston Engines and with 330,000 Liter of fuel she has the 11,000 NM

3 Baudouin Generators.

Large fore deck will accommodate large Tenders and Toys up to 60 feet.

She has a side hydraulic swim platform to the Star Board that allows easy access to the water as well as comfortable operations with her tenders.

The Helipad and Hangar for Helicopter is an additional advantage for such a vessel.

Her interior offers a Movie Theater, Large saloon, GYM, Dining room for 20 guests and a large 650 kg elevator.

Professional stainless-steel Galley was installed in 1986 is capable of serving the guest and the crew.

 Eliad Hagilady

+ 90 543 953 8678

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Main Features

L.O.A.  80.8 m Main Engines 2 x 1580 hp 2 X Ruston 6RKC (1986)
Year / Refit 1960 / 1986 / 2002 Cruising Speed 10 knots
Hull Material Marine steel Fuel 330,000 Liter
Guests / Cabins 20 in 10 cabins Range 11,000 NM

Specification List

Main Features

Type: Full Displacement / Expedition Motor Yacht / Steel Hull (Originally built as an ICE BREAKER)

Shipyard: CANADIAN VICKERS (Canada)

LOA: 265′ (80.8 m)

Dead Wight 1180 Tons

Gross Tonnage 2044 GT

LWL: 220′ (67.1 m)

Beam: 42′ (12.8 m)

Draft: Min 12’5″ (3.8 m)

Hull Design: Lennart Edstrom

Interior design: Trade power International

Flag: UAE

Location: UAE

Year: Launched – 1963 / 1986 / Refit – 2002

Flybridge: Y – Enclosed Pilothouse

Cruising Speed: 10 knots

Engines:               2 X Ruston 6RKC 1180 kw (1582 hp) Installed new in 1986 / Rebuilt in 2022

Range: 5,500 NM @ 10 knots.

Fuel Cap: 330,000 Liter

Water Cap: 40,000 Liter

Staterooms: 10

Max. Guests: 20

Max Crew: 22



BART ROBERTS can accommodate up to 20 guests in (10) cabins. Each stateroom, named after a famous pirate, is elegantly appointed in a Spanish colonial style and has an en suite bathroom.

The Crew accommodation includes a Captain’s cabin with a double berth, up to five officers’ private cabins abaft the bridge, and up to eighteen crew berths in the forepeak for a total of 22 crewmembers.

BART ROBERTS’ guest staterooms are defined on (6) deck levels serviced by an 8-person, two-door elevator with the BART ROBERTS’ insignia etched into the marble floor.

The six-deck levels are as follows:

1-Casino and Gym

2-Staterooms 6-10

3-Main Salon

4-Staterooms 1-5

5-Bridge deck

6-Sundeck and Jacuzzi

Level 1 – Casino and Gym

Maximum calf machine on an inclined seat 20-150 lbs

Maximum weighted thigh machine on an inclined seat 20-200 lbs

Lifecycle cardio training pedal machine with digital heart and fitness monitor

Prector elliptical fitness cross trainer with digital monitor

Inclined bench with complete set of Dumbells (rubber) – Dual set from 5-50 lbs in 5-lb increments

Chest, back, and arm machine, 10-250 lbs

Soft Trac treadmill with fitness and heart rate monitor

Tanita digital weight scale

Moving forward to port is the Casino. At present this room is unfurnished, except for built-in seats around the perimeter, loose sofa, game table, recessed mirror on the aft wall, G.E. phone located on the bookshelf, and dark green with cream motif carpet. The main feature is a custom 15′ x 4′ painting by Milroy of a character pirates’ party.

Forward of the casino is the stairwell to the next deck level.

Level 2 – Staterooms 6-10

The hallway is covered in a dark green carpet with a gold wreath pattern and the wall covering is a beige and cream color creating an antique effect. Exiting the elevator left and forward is stateroom 9, the John Avery guest suite.

Level 3 – Main deck and Salon

Exiting the elevator walking aft is the movie theater to port. There are (4) sofas with footrests, all elevated in ascending order from the screen. This room is decorated in blue color with gold and beige patterns. Starboard of the entrance is a built-in wall unit housing the electronics, the video and CD library. Aft and to port is the formal entrance and passageway. On this level the floor is made of real antique bricks, set in a herringbone pattern, all doors and wall accents are in wood.

The security office is forward and to the left of the formal entrance. There is an emergency exit from the engine room containing the safety control panel, emergency fuel controls, monitoring equipment, fax, phone, Xerox machine, and alarm controls.

Moving port and aft from the formal oil murall mounted mirror, and walk-in closet. This full width master stateroom has six windows and its own private balcony or Portuguese bridge, in addition to his and hers en suite bathrooms. Her bathroom, set in a black and gold theme, has a large forward facing black oval Kohler whirlpool tub, tiled floor, separate shower, head, and bidet. Two sinks are mounted into a wooden cabinet. One full-length window faces to starboard with another oriented forward. His bathroom has a shower, toilet, and sink, also in black with the same windows and color theme is black, gold, and silver.

To the left of the elevator is stateroom 3, the William Kidd guest suite. It has twin iron beds facing each other, large full-length window, armoire in mahogany with TV and receiver, walk-in closet, and oil painting portraying the pirate. The bathroom features a grey and green color theme and has a Kohler whirlpool bath, built-in shower and head, hanging mirror, built-in vanity sink, and full-length window.


BART ROBERTS has a stainless steel galley, installed new to military and commercial specifications in 1986 and upgraded in 2002. There is every conceivable appliance for producing hundreds of top quality meals daily in a galley that meets the requirements of the Center of Disease Control/U.S. Public Health for passenger vessels. Besides the galley refrigerator/freezers, there are 3 walk-in refrigerators/ freezers below.

Deck Equipment


1 X 25 Ton Aurora hydraulic crane with a 78′ (23.8 m) reach to lift tenders and toys on board

1 X 3 Ton SOLAS approved rescue boat crane by Schat

1 x 2500 pound/1134 kg Knuckle Boom crane for access to engine room gear/general stores

Helicopter facilities

Landing pad for a helicopter (Bell Jet Ranger, model 212 or similar) with refuelling facilities (not certified) and a heated/air-conditioned telescopic hanger that covers the helicopter for storage


No Tender included.

Additional Equipment

freezer container 20 footer storage for fish

ice making machine for fishing doing one ton of ice in 5 hours


Skanti S comsat B 9900

KVH Tracphone 50 Mini-M

United Maline 2000 telephone system with 8 incoming lines and 48 extensions

Skanti TRP 150 V SSB

3 x Skanti GMDSS VHF

1 x Skanti 1000 DSC VHF

United Marine intercom UM-JCSC-2000

2 x Raycom cellular telephones

Raytheon pathfinder 96 mile radar: X band, new 2002

Racal Decca bridgemaster 100 mile range; S band

Sperry autopilot plus gyro

Elac Model LAZ-72 recording depth

Suzuki model ES 1025 depth


Raytheon pathfinder/St. MK 2 chart plotter

Walker Doppler speed log

JRC weather fax

Raytheon wind direction/wind speed

Note: Most all equipment new in 2002

Closed circuit TV: (2) cameras and (3) monitors


450/380/208/110 volts 3 phase/60 hertz; emergency DC system is 12 volts


2 x 312 KVA Baudouin 1800 rpm, separate generator room

1 x 350 KVA Baudouin 1800 rpm emergency generator, top deck stack

Note: Three 250 kW generators totally rebuilt Note: Engines are air start as of 2002.


Engines Installed new in 1986 and totally rebuilt in January 2002. –

Note: Air start

Gears: Ulstein – Propellers: Variable pitch by Ulstein

400 hp Omni Bow Thruster with dedicated engine in forepeak

Water maker reverse Osmosis SeaGold producing a total of 3,500.

U.S. gallon/day/13,250 liters/day; totally rebuilt 2002.

Air conditioning by ASAC, totally new, 2002. This is a central, entirely ducted system. Total capacity is 240,000 Btu/120 tons.

Stabilization by fixed bilge keels

Alfa Laval fuel cleaning

Hamworthy bilge water cleaning

St. Louis Ship D5 Evac vacuum system closed media tank (biological) system for black/gray water treatment.


Lube oil: 2,630 U.S. gallons (9,956 Liters)

Waste oil: 320 U.S. gallons (1,211 litres)

Oily water: 276 U.S. gallons (1,045 liters)


BART ROBERTS was conceived for the active, adventure spirited yachtsman, who seeks to travel the seven seas in unparalleled luxury and safety. Boasting the largest toy box afloat, means that guests aboard can participate in outdoor activities, spanning the complete spectrum, as well as relaxing onboard, with the following amenities; cinema, casino, gym, spa, pool (Need to be re-opened) and Jacuzzi.


A detailed inventory list of exclusions will be provided pursuant to a purchase agreement.

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