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"Uomie", Arthur Robb, Class II, One Design Ocean Racer Lying  Devon

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Uomie is a famous Class One Ocean Racer built by R.A. Newman & Sons of Poole in 1952 to a design by Arthur Robb MBE for Selwyn Slater. 

Construction is carvel Honduras Mahogany on Oak frames with bronze floors. She has a lead keel attached with bronze keelbolts, new in 2001, inspected perfect in 2005.  The superstructure is Mahogany. 

She was the first boat specifically designed to race through gales, as up until then racing yachts had hove to in gales, and became one of the most famous racing yachts of the 50ís 

She offers up to six berths in two linked cabins. Mechanical propulsion is by Volvo 2003 3-cylinder Diesel engine. 

She has been cruised and raced regularly and has been lovingly maintained. 

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  38ft 6ins 11.73m
Length on Deck  38ft  11.58m
Waterline Length  32ft 9.75m
Beam  10ft 3.05m
Draft  7ft 3ins 2.21m
Sail Area 650sq ft 60.39sqm
Displacement  8.75tons 8890kg

Lovely, elegant, long keel as preferred by many ocean cruisers.


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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996
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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted.