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Illustrated Custom Boatbuilding.
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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 - STEEL, ALUMINUM 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

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SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER: COMPLETE BOAT PLANS & FULL SIZE FRAME PATTERNS ... Delivered by DOWNLOAD to your computer within 12 hours of you placing your order.  The plans have all the information you need to build your own boat.. Each plan contains all the drawings for STEEL & ALUMINUM construction, plus bonus drawings covering electrical, plumbing and engineering, everything you need to build your boat. Plus you will receive a DETAIL FOLIO showing how to make many of your own boat fittings, lists of materials and equipment are  plus all technical information, numerous construction drawings and written building instructions are all included in the plans package.

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.

COMPLETE PLANS & PATTERNS Roberts 493    498 - $745 - €675   
Roberts 493 - Radius Chine Steel or Aluminum .. boat plans & Frame patterns

The Radius chine steel version that features a wing keel.
This design has appealed to many serious cruising sailors. It is available for construction in Radius Chine Steel or Aluminum. A recent wave of "performance cruising boats" from a number of designers has obscured the fact that a good design always strives for the beat performance consistent with it's objectives. The Roberts 493 is an example : a stylish luxury cruising yacht for four to six people, capable of making fast passages in any weather and on any point of sail.
L.O.A. 20.00 m 49'    3"
L.W.L. 11.90 m 39'    2"
BEAM 4.54 m 14'  10"
DRAFT 1.82 m 6'  00"
DISPL. 17,690 kg 39,000 lb
BALLAST 7,257 kg 16,000 lb
SAIL AREA 98sq. m 1,055 sq. ft
FUEL 785 lts 200 gal
WATER 2070 lts 400 gal
AUX.PWR   60-100 hp
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Radius Chine

This boat can be rigged as a Cutter, sloop, or Ketch as shown here.

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Roberts 493
Radius Chine

Roberts 493 Radius Chine Steel or Aluminum version. The accommodation lay-out can be varied to suit your personal requirements.

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Roberts 493
Radius Chine Steel

Roberts 493 built in Florida

 

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Roberts 493

Note spacious master cabin in that can be arranged in this design.

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Roberts 493

This arrangement which we favour as will fit comfortably into this boat.

Roberts 493
Kit version - Voyager 495

OWNER WRITES: To her sailing, everyone into boating and sailing in the northern half of the country (Chile) knows of "Pinguino".  She cuts an impressive figure and when she first crossed the bar, it was an awesome event for me and a whole bunch of friends that have been involved


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