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VOYAGER DS 440
Steel or Aluminum STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES, Cutting files & boat plans.
This new but already proven design features one unbroken sheer-line & the latest in deck salon arrangements.  By careful design we have managed to reduce the height of the sheer-line thus reducing windage and improving performance.

This is one great performance cruising boat that incorporates all the design information we have gathered during 38 years of designing & building thousands of offshore cruising sailboats.

 

Voyager DS 440 built by the Tamás Tóth in Hungary

 

Dear Bruce Roberts,   I'm Tamas Toth from Hungary, one of the DS440's sailing ship builder.  The ship's name is Norvik.  Their website even there I am, in fact the book, too. http://www.bruceroberts.com/public/HTML/VDS440.htm  In 2012, I started my journey around the world in Croatia and now I get back. From Canary Islands started Sunday and will be approximately 13 to 18 June in Gibraltar. I would like to meet you, my boat designer and thank you for your proven reliable, beautiful model. Sincerely, Tamas Toth  Norvik S / Y

BELOW: Voyager DS 440 built by Tamás Tóth in Hungary and  seen here anchored in some far off cruising location.

Tamas has written to us - I started my journey around the world in Croatia and now I get back. From Canary Islands started Sunday and will be approximately 13 to 18 June in Gibraltar. I would like to meet you, my boat designer and thank you for your proven reliable, beautiful model. Sincerely, Tamas Toth Norvik S / Y

NOW BACK HOME IN HUNGARY AFTER SAILING AROUND THE WORLD - JUST ONE OF THE MANY HUNDREDS OF BRUCE ROBERTS DESIGNED BOATS THAT HAVE CIRCUMNAVIGATED THE GLOBE !

 

Hi Bruce, 

I thought that you would like to see how my Voyager turned out. I launched her in September 2018, having started in April 2012. Almost all the work was done singlehanded and mostly part time, apart from moving some of the plates around early on. All went well and I am very pleased with the result, with no significant problems.

Last year we sailed the boat from Hampshire UK to Scotland where she remained for the winter. Unfortunately we are still isolating from Corona Virus, but hoping to get back within the next few weeks. Hopefully then return to Keyhaven for the coming winter and a few minor adjustments. 

She is very comfortable to live on, and warm and dry in the winter, even with some ice around in the sea one morning. We had some bumpy seas in the English Channel last year and she appears to be a good sea boat. A 100 hp diesel Nanni pushes her along nicely at 8-9 knots.

Overall, very pleased and thank you very much for the design. The kit went together extremely well.  

Regards, Julian Aldridge

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VOYAGER DS 440 & 445 Classic.

CRUISING SAILBOATS -  Boat plans & CUTTING FILES.

ALSO AVAILABLE AS A CUSTOM PLAN FOR FIBERGLASS OR WOOD EPOXY  EMAIL BRUCE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

VOYAGER DS 440 radius chine hull is the latest refinement of this world cruising sailboat and has all the qualities that the Bruce Roberts designs are famous for. This hull has been designed for fast passage making but is equally at home racing around the buoys. Alternate accommodation lay-outs, various cockpit arrangements are available.

The VOYAGER DS 440 is one of the new series of sailboats that can be customized to suit YOUR requirements.  We show several different possible accommodation layouts; these are arranged so you can mix & match by taking elements from one layout and switching it with another etc., PLUS of course you may have YOUR own ideas as to what would be best for your needs.

Length  - Hull                     

13.64 m  44’-9”
Length  - Deck  12.95 m 42'-6"
Length – Waterline  12.03 m 39'-6"
BEAM 4.42 m 14'-6"
DRAFT 1.98 m 6’-6”
DRAFT (SHOAL) 1.75 m 5'-9"
Headroom 2.03 m 6’-8”

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TO THIS - IN JUST A FEW MONTHS !

VOYAGER DS 440
Steel or Aluminum Cutting files and boat plans.

STUDY boat plans INCLUDE STEP BY STEP PHOTOS OF BUILDING OF THIS BOAT FROM START TO COMPLETION INCLUDING ALL THE INTERIOR FIT-OUT ETC.

Tamas Toth is building this radius chine VOYAGER DS 440 sailboat and is doing a beautiful job. We have over 100 STEP by STEP photos of the building of this boat from one of our CUTTING FILE packages - YOU can see all these photos and MUCH more in our super STUDY PLAN package. 

12th January 2008: Norbert Toth has sent us a number of photographs of the Voyager DS 440 for use in the  study plan pack and for use in my forthcoming book Illustrated Custom Boatbuilding. We recommend that you read this hardcover book - Order now and we will pay the postage.

... Norbert writes:

Hi Bruce, Now we have some experience with your Voyager DS440 boat plans. We always read on your site (mostly in the newsletters, builders feedback) that your STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES fit together nicely. I think we have better than average possibilities creating the steel parts. We only had the cutting files, and we did cut the STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES from steel sheets. Now that we have something assembled, we can say that the parts fit together like a charm. The boat plans are extremely accurate, Excellent boat plans, thank you very much!   Best Regards,  Norbert & Tamás Tóth

Many more photos of this boat actually cruising are available with the STUDY PLAN package.

 

 



VOYAGER DS 440
ROBERTS SAFETY SKEG

The VOYAGER DS 440 features the Roberts safety skeg which is designed to take the best features from the LONG FIN / SKEG combination & add a SAFETY FACTOR.  You should be aware that skegs in general are vulnerable to damage so here is our answer to this problem. EMAIL Bruce to more details of this development.

Voyager DS 445 built by Julian Aldridge in the UK
from a STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES supplied by Bruce ROBERTS CUSTOM YACHTS

VOYAGER DS 445 - CLASSIC
ROBERTS SAFETY SKEG

The VOYAGER DS 440 - CLASSIC is available as a STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES or cutting files so you can build this version. The obvious benefit of the Classic version is the addition of the aft deck behind the cockpit.

 

Hi Bruce!   Take a look at my blog http://metamundus-tom.blogspot.com/ to see your newest Brazilian baby growing up. By the way, congrats to you and your staff, the parts are fitting nicely together! Wonderful job!

Best regards! Thomas Ogrizek Brazil  Bruce Roberts - Voyager DS 440 Classic (Under construction)

VOYAGER DS 440
DECK LAYOUT

The VOYAGER DS 440 features a one level deck ( no poop step ) and the modern unbroken sheerline.

VOYAGER DS 440
accommodation A  B & E

 

 

The VOYAGER DS 440 has SIX different layouts including a 6 berth CHARTER version with twin cabins aft.

 

 

 

The STUDY PLAN package shows all the alternate layouts and much more.

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VOYAGER DS 440
Steel STEEL OR ALUMINUM PLANS & CUTTING FILES, Steel or Aluminum Cutting files and boat plans or Fiberglass or Wood / Epoxy boat plans are also available.

The Voyager DS 440 is an extremely spacious boat ... Here we see two different arrangements for the master suite, both from Bruce Roberts sailboats ... one somewhat traditional and the other leaning towards the modern 'light interior' look. Both work well in this boat.

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Another possible layout in this versatile sailboat.

Here we see another arrangement from a Bruce Roberts sailboat that would work in this boat.

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