Bruce Roberts R434 Pilot House Cutter Sloop

26,225 GBP (34,000 USD)

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is a sturdy ocean-going vessel designed for short-handed safe and very comfortable live-aboard cruising. Designed by one of the masters of cruising yacht design she has many wonderful cruising attributes including lots of storage, a very large uncluttered cockpit/rear deck socializing area and a 2.9m aluminium RIB which is permanently mounted on sturdy stainless steel davits for easy launching and lifting up during the night for security.

Some hull work required and has a quote for this. make an offer.  



Reconditioned Yanmar 4JH DTE. 78hp with new Twin Disc transmission

  • Engine recondition 2013 (approx 250hrs since):

Crankshaft inspected, measured to within Yanmar spec and polished. All new bearings installed

Camshaft measured to within Yanmar spec and polished

Oil pump stripped, inspected to Yanmar spec, re-installed

New original Yanmar pistons, rings, cylinder liners

Cylinder head tested. New valve seats and seals installed. Valves re-cut

New oil cooler core

New Bilge pump 2019

New complete cooling water heat exchanger housing and core

New original Yanmar water cooled turbocharger

Injector pump and injectors serviced

New freshwater pump

New thermostat

All new gaskets and seals

New hoses

  • New Twin Disc transmission installed 2015
  • New exhaust system installed 2015
  • New stern gland installed 2015
  • Edson pedestal steering and emergency tiller. Serviced 2015 incl. new rudder stock packing 2015
  • All hull andoes replaced 2019

Many engine spares kept on boat including new gear driven Yanmar seawater pump, 3x spare alternators etc


  • Fuel: 2x 100 US Galllon. Black Iron
  • Water: 2x 350ltr. Stainless Steel 
  • Holding tank: approx 30 US Gallon


  • 2 x 200ah AGM house batteries. E-Solar Australia (2015)
  • 1 x Lifeline AGM engine battery. Trojan USA (2011)
  • 6KVA Isolation Transformer
  • 220VAC sockets throughout
  • 30A shore power connection + cable
  • Full Newmar Marine AC and DC breaker panel
  • 80amp Alternator
  • Spare alternators x3
  • 2x 80W solar panels with regulator
  • 1x Air X Marine 403 wind generator
  • Radio/CD with amplifier. Speakers throughout interior and Bose marine speakers above cockpit
  • 12v Hella fans in aft cabin

Navigation / Electronics

  • Furuno 1731 24 mile radar
  • Vesper Marine AIS
  • VHF radio Standard Horizon Quest + DSC plus remote cockpit mike
  • Handheld water-proof VHF
  • SGC 2000 SSB / Ham radio with auto-tuner
  • SCS PTC ll USB Multimode Pactor Controller (For sail mail)
  • Azimuth 1000 electronic compass
  • ACR EPIRB 406mhz
  • Depth sounder
  • Tricolour, anchor, steaming lights

Spars / Sails / Rigging

  • Forespar premium quality 2-piece aluminium mast and boom in good condition
  • Cabin-top Lewmar clutches
  • 2 x Lewmar 48ST. 2 x Lewmar 40 ST with Sunbrella covers from new
  • SS standing rigging (approx 2007) Norseman threaded terminals opened, inspected and re-bedded 2015
  • SS Running backstays (required for heavy weather only)
  • 3 reef main with lazy jacks and Sunbrella cover
  • Multi-purpose spinnaker with ATN sock
  • 120% Genoa
  • 90% Genoa
  • Harken Genoa furling
  • Self-tacking staysail with track
  • Detachable inner forestay
  • Spare staysail
  • Telescopic spinnaker pole
  • Trysail
  • Storm jib

Deck gear

  • 1 x 60lb CQR anchor, with 60m 5/16" hi-test chain
  • 1 x Danforth 30 fluke anchor
  • 1 x Danforth kedge anchor. Cockpit rail mounted
  • 1 x Dinghy anchor
  • 65m length of spare chain
  • Various shorter lengths of spare chain
  • Maxwell 1200 electric anchor windlass
  • Boathook
  • Warps & fenders
  • SS Magma Marine kettle gas barbeque with rail mounted chopping board
  • Stainless steel radar arch with integral dinghy davits
  • SS Stanchions and plastic coated guard-wires (replaced 2016)
  • Boarding ladder. Sturdy SS with teak
  • Integral transom steps
  • 2 x cockpit lockers
  • Hydrovane self-steering (not installed)
  • Mast-head Windex
  • Mast-head lighting dissipater air terminal

Safety gear

  • Asstd Lifejackets
  • 1 x Manual bilge pumps
  • 2 x Electric bilge pumps with float switches
  • 4 x Fire extinguishers
  • Jackstays
  • Bosun's chairs
  • Fire blanket
  • Safety harnesses
  • 2 x survival suits
  • 5 million candle power handheld spotlight
  • Binnacle compass
  • Life sling. Cockpit rail mounted with Sunbrella protective cover
  • Plastimo 6 person life raft with rail mount. Expired
  • Sea drogue


  • Sleeps 6 with 2x Double cabins both with ensuite heads plus double bed dinette conversion
  • Spacious aft cabin with household king size mattress (new 2011)
  • Spacious aft heads with separate shower compartment
  • Teak & Holly flooring throughout
  • Pilot-house table
  • Saloon table
  • Sail locker fwd
  • Spacious galley and dinette with lots of storage
  • Force Ten 3x burner stove/oven. 3x gas bottles located in cockpit locker
  • Isotherm separate large fridge and freezer boxes
  • Microwave oven
  • Galley double sink
  • Barometer
  • Domestic portable fan


  • Soft cockpit clear dodger with sturdy SS frame
  • Cockpit awning
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Mosquito nets for windows/pilothouse entrance
  • Large awning
  • Diesel and water jerry cans
  • Dock trolley
  • Singapore and surrounds navigational chart book
  • 2 foldable cockpit chairs
  • Prop puller


In 2014/2015 the entire hull below the waterline was blasted back to bare steel, remedial steelwork performed as necessary and a new high quality paint system applied as below:

  • 1x Jotamastic GREY
  • 2x Jotamastic WHITE
  • 2x Jotamastic GREY
  • 2x Jotamastic WHITE
  • 1x Safeguard Universal ES Tie-coat GREY plus double coatings on waterline and stripe coats
  • 2x Jotun Seaquantum Ultra Antifouling RED plus double coatings on waterline and stripe coats

Current status: Hull is ready for haulout. Some corrosion blisters have been detected but the majority of the epoxy paint system is intact and would only need a clean off, any repairs effected and fresh tie-coat and antifoul applied. Hull anodes are still good


Radio, TV set, Compass, VHF, Radar, Shore power inlet

Inside Equipment

Refrigerator, Oven, Microwave oven, Electric bilge pump

Outside Equipment

Cockpit cushions, Swimming ladder, Lazyjacks, Bimini Top, Mainsail cover, Cockpit cover

Other Equipment

VCR, Genoa, Storm jib, Spinnaker pole, Fresh water maker, Wind generator, Davits, Solar panel

Seller information

Promarine Yacht Sales
Mr Simon Wood
Raffles Marina 10 Tuas West Drive
Megayacht Lounge

General Information

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    26,225 GBP (34,000 USD)

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    Singapore, Singapore

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    Yanmar 4JH DTE

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