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The Roberts 25 makes an ideal trailer sailer as over 1,000
owners have discovered over the past many years.

BOAT STUDY PLANS ... Delivered by DOWNLOAD to your computer plus we will send you a USB Memory stick with many extra drawings and photos. The study plans have lists of materials & equipment etc & these will be useful in costing out the complete boat. Each STUDY PLAN contains ALL the construction drawings for each material - FIBERGLASS & WOOD EPOXY as applicable to the particular boat plan - with up to 25 sheets per plan!  Lists of materials - Technical information - Numerous construction drawings are all included. You can view & print the drawings in full or in sections. BUILDING PHOTOS are included in the study plan package. PLUS you receive a FREE (value 79.95) e-book BUILD YOUR OWN BOAT .. STUDY PLANS ROBERTS 25 + Roberts 246 ..  us$99.95 - 75.50 - 59.95 

MANY MORE PHOTOS INCLUDED WITH THE STUDY PLANS & COMPLETE PLANS


SPECIAL OFFER: COMPLETE BOAT PLANS & FULL SIZE FRAME PATTERNS ... Delivered by DOWNLOAD to your computer plus we will send you a USB Memory stick with many extra drawings and photos.  The plans have all the information you need to build your own boat. Each plan contains all the construction drawings for FIBERGLASS OR WOOD EPOXY construction, plus bonus drawings covering electrical, plumbing and engineering. Plus you will receive a DETAIL FOLIO showing how to make many of your own boat fittings, lists of materials and equipment, all technical information, numerous construction drawings and written building instructions are all included. You can view & print the drawings in full or in sections. BUILDING PHOTOS are included in the plan package. PLUS you receive a FREE (value 79.95) e-book BUILD YOUR OWN SAILBOAT. Only available at this price if you order off this page. PLANS & PATTERNS ROBERTS 25  135 - 225 - $165

Roberts 25 - TRAILERABLE SAILBOAT
Over 1,000 examples of this design have already been completed. This trailerable sailboat has been very popular and performs well in either the shoal draft or regular keel versions, both of which are included in the study package. While not as sleek looking as the latest offerings from other designers this design will always remain popular because of its voluminous accommodation and good, safe handling characteristics making it a wonderful  boat for the whole family. This design can be built in either Moulded Plywood / Wood Epoxy or Fibreglass - C-Flex, Single Skin or Foam Sandwich.
L.O.A. 7.70 m 25'    3"
L.W.L. 6.34 m 20'  10"
BEAM 2.43 m 8'    0"
DRAFT ( Shoal )
DRAFT ( Deep )
1 .76 m
1. 07 m
2'     6"
3'     6"
SAIL AREA 26.46 sq. m 285 sq. ft
BALLAST 898 kg 1,980 lb
DISPLACEMENT 2,114 kg 4,660 lb
TRAILERABLE WEIGHT 1,588 kg 3,500 lb
HEADROOM 1.83 m plus 6' plus
AUXILIARY Outboard or 5 hp Diesel
Thank you for your email.  I wondered where the REAL Bruce Roberts was. 
 
I purchased my boat plans for a Roberts 25 from Bruce Roberts in about 1975.  A couple years later I purchased a Hull and Deck from Morrissey, Port Moody, Canada, and finished out the Roberts 25 in Mesa, AZ.  In 1981, my then 11 year old son and I took my month long shake-down cruise on the Aarian in the waters along the West coast of BC. 

Since then I've cruised in the coastal waters on the East and West coasts of the US, West coast of BC, Puget Sound, and the Gulf of  California, as well as on some of the lakes in AZ.    The Aarian is now loCATAMARANed in San Carlos, MX, on the Gulf of Californian, an area offering great day and weekend sailing and coastal cruising.   Although I did modify the cabin design just a bit, I have no complaints with the Roberts 25 design. 

The interior of my boat, with  6' head room (I'm 5'9") is as roomy as most 27' boats.  You did an excellent job.  Thank you for your part in years of enjoyable  cruising. Denny L Graham 

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Version A  (Standard Coach House)

Here we see the Roberts 25 fitted with the sloop rig as per the boat plans.  Other rigs are possible including the junk rig shown below.
 

 

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Shoal draft Underwater Shape

 

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Regular Keel Underwater Shape

 

Roberts 25
Version A  (Standard Coach House)

Above left: Roberts 25 fitted for shoal keel - a center-board arrangement is also possible.

Below left: Roberts 25; deep keel version - this version is steel trailerable and we have seen and built many trailerable version fitted with this keel

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Roberts 25
Version A  (Standard Coach House)

Here we see just two of several possible layouts for this boat. Full  headroom is featured in all versions.

 

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Version A  (Standard Coach House)

This junk rig version proved handy on all points of sail and a joy to her owner.

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Version A  (Standard Coach House)

The Roberts 25 makes an ideal trailer sailer as over 1,000 owners have discovered over the past many years.

Roberts 25
Version A  (Standard Coach House)

Another Roberts 25 lies at anchor in a cove on the Australian coastline.

Roberts 25
 

The cockpit is similar in all the versions of this very popular cruising trailerable sailboat.

Roberts 25


The roomy galley layout is similar in all the versions of this very popular cruising trailerable sailboat.

 

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Version B
  (Pilot House)
 

Here we see the Roberts 25 pilot house version fitted with the sloop rig as per the boat plans.  Other rigs are possible including the junk rig shown above.

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Roberts 25
Version B
  (Pilot House)

Here we see the Roberts 25 pilot house with deep keel option and standard accommodation layout for this version.

Roberts 25
Version B
  (Pilot House)

Roberts 25 pilot house featuring the shoal keel arrangement. There are many more photos shown in the study boat plans on DOWNLOAD or on USB MEMORY STICK.

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