Dickies of Bangor
Hen Dy, Port Penrhyn Bangor
Gwynedd, LL57 4HN, GB
Tel:+44 (0)1248 363414
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1989 Bruce Roberts Classic 45

location icon Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
Year 1989
Length 44'7 ft / 13.59 m
Builder/Manufacturer John Jones

Bruce Roberts Classic 45 - Built in 1989 and fitted out by a skilled shipwright.  Perkins Prima M50 50hp inboard diesel (full recondition in 2010). Re-laid teak decks 2014. Cutter rig, Excellent Blue Water Cruiser, well maintained, Early Viewing recommended. Lying Ashore Bangor



Year Built 1989
Category Sail
Length Overall 44'6 ft / 13.56 m
Beam 12'10 ft / 3.90 m
Max Draft 6'10 ft / 2.07 m
Liferaft Capacity 6
Cabins 3
Double Berths 4
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Min Draft 6'8 ft / 2.03 m
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 49.30 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 250 L
Fuel Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 350 L
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 80 L
Dry Weight 17,313 kg
Windlass Electric

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Perkins
Model: M50
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 50hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Year: 1989
Engine Hours: 2250
Engine Location: Center
Pre amble

Magenta Sky is a  Bruce Roberts design which was fitted out by a skilled shipwright with the interior woodwork being of a very high quality. She has been well maintained and benefited from a full engine recondition in 2010, She also has laid teak decks which where relaid in 2014. She offers seven berths in total. Storage is excellent.

She has sailed extensively in the Irish Sea and the Western Isles in her; circumnavigated Ireland; circumnavigated Scotland via the Orkneys; crossed the Bay of Biscay 4 times; and completed an Atlantic Circuit via Madeira, Antigua, Nevis and St Kitts, The British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Azores, and Eire.

She is a great blue water cruiser, very seaworthy and with extraordinary stowage '



7 Berths in 3 Cabins. 2 heads with showers and holding tanks

Double berth offset to port in the forward cabin with heads to port and storage opposite moving aft.

Large main saloon area with u shaped seating around saloon table to Port and bench seating opposite.

Galley is to port with:-

  • Vantage Cooker, 2 burner with oven and grill
  • Fridge
  • Sink
  • Plenty of storage

Chart Table opposite with 2 cabins aft to port and starboard.. Eberspacher Cabin heating.


Fitted with a Perkins Prima M50 - 50Hp inboard diesel, conventional shaft drive.

4 Batteries all charged by engine, solar, generator or Victon Charger.

250 ltr Stainless Steel  Fuel Tank

Engine hours at circa 2250

Vetus Diesel 4KVA Generator


Boat Equipment


  • Mainsail - 2005 Lazy Jacks, 2 x sail bags, 3 reefing lines
  • Yankee - 2012 
  • Roller furling Headsail
  • Staysail - 2012
  • Boom with Self-tacking
  • Storm Jib
  • Chute - 2016



  • Anchor, Chain & Warp
  • Electric Windlass
  • Wind Generator (Needs Repair)
  • Davits
  • Granny Bars
  • Sail cover 
  • Spray hood
  • Sun Awning
  • Solar Panel 
  • Fenders



  • Compass
  • Radar
  • GPS
  • VHF Icom SSB
  • Speed, Log & Wind
  • Clock
  • Radio
  • Autopilot
  • Navigation Lights



  • Gas Detector
  • Lifebuoy
  • Barometer
  • Danbuoy
  • Jackstays
  • Liferaft 6 man
  • Bilge pumps fore & Aft
  • Tender with Suzuki 5hp Outboard
Owners Comments

"Excellent blue water boat. Magenta Sky has completed a circumnavigation & numerous circuits & passages in the hands of previous owners.

Spacious accommodation, beautifully fitted out in luxury hardwoods. Well maintained & presented, ideal long distance cruiser/liveaboard."

March 2018 survey available on request".


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Additional Contact Information

Call Ian on 01248 363400 - 07771 692412 for more info