Mr Bean at Sea

18 September 2007 | Langkawi, Malaysia
20 February 2007 | Langkawi, Malaysia
16 February 2007 | Talaga Marina
13 February 2007 | Talaga Marina
07 February 2007 | Koh Mok
03 February 2007 | Phi Phi Don
27 January 2007 | Phuket
13 January 2007 | Phuket and surrounding islands.
09 January 2007 | Phuket and the surrounding Islands
03 January 2007 | Phuket and the surrounding Islands
26 December 2006 | Phuket and the Islands
10 December 2006 | Phuket
01 December 2006 | Thailand
22 November 2006 | Panang
16 November 2006 | Port Dickson
30 October 2006 | Singapore
30 October 2006 | Singapore
18 October 2006 | Bangka Island..01.32'N 105. 50.97'E
09 October 2006 | Borneo..03 20.03'S:114 33.01'E

Mr Bean for Sale

18 September 2007 | Langkawi, Malaysia
Malcolm
Yacht Mr Bean...Sail the Dream

A 44ft Bruce Roberts cutter rigged sailing yacht for round the world sailing

Price 220,000 / $US440,000/ $550,000 Australian

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Built in Wales,UK, by John Williams, a professional boat builder for his own use, but due to his ill health, had to sell the yacht before fully completed. It was bought, rigged and launched by present owners in Dec 1997 in Southampton

She is built from steel, which was rolled to give the very fair lines, not often seen in a steel yacht of this size, the steel totally encloses the yacht, with quality inch thick teak decks fitted to the steel. The interior steel has been painted with epoxy paint, and sprayed with two inches of foam to prevent condensation.

The owners have sailed from Eastbourne, England, via the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Panama Canal, South Pacific, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu and Australia, and is now in Langkawi, Malaysia.. We have loved every moment, of the trip and never held back on any item that was required for the safety, her appearance or her maintenance.

The lay out is a centre cockpit, large stern master cabin with double bed, and a lee board that can be fitted, and lots of lovely teak storage units. Single cabin with lee board , Double vee berth, And an excellent saloon sea berth, when table drops down to make the double bed with a lee board.

The yacht is fitted out as follows

1. 60hp ford main engine, with extraction fan and vent to stern
2. Main sail , fully battened with stack pack , runs on fredrickson runners
3. Genoa and Staysail on Furlex furling equipment, spare genoa sail.
4. An UPS light air sail , is hoisted on dedicated Harken furling gear .
5. A cockpit can be enclosed, with the fitted side to the bimini, making cockpit a very comfort area even in rain. the sides can be inter-changed with lighter ones to let in air, or to keep out the bugs.
6. B and G network instruments, Depth gauge, Wind strength and direction, Speed and Auto Pilot .
7. Raytheon radar .
8. S.S.B Icom M710 radio with insulated back stay.
9. Mini M satellite phone, that can be used for email.
10. ICS M302 VHF
11. ICOM Hand held VHF.
12. Battery management Link 10 battery meter.
13. Radio and CD Player .
14. Aries wind steering, this can also be used with a tiller pilot
15. Main Bilge pump ,fitted with the ultimate float switch for safety .
16. High water bilge alarm .
17. Second emergency bilge pump , hose fits into cockpit drains .
18. Emergency bilge pump via engine , able to switch raw water pump to take from the bilge .
19. Small emergency diesel header tank , diesel can be manually pumped from main tank. Header tank will run engine by gravity feed though its own filter . Can be used to empty diesel tanks for cleaning , or to feed direct from spare diesel cans , if main fuel becomes contaminated .
20. Alloy gas bottles 30lb, 20lb and 6lb , with solenoid switch at cooker .
21. 406 EPIRB
22. 6 Man Avon life raft
23. Kiss wind generator sited on stern arch.
24. 2 times 55watt and 2 times 110 watt solar panels on stern arch .
25. Aquair 100 , hoisting and towing generator .
26. Stainless steel 65lb claw anchor with 70 metres of stainless steel chain.
27. 65lb CQR anchor
28. FX 65 Fortress anchor .
29. FX 16 Fortress anchor
30. Fishermans anchor .
31. Lorfans windless
32. 60 mts spare anchor chain stored on deck in dedicated teak box.
33. Teak rope box on deck
34. 50 mts 7/8in rope that can be used as anchor warp with 10m chain for CQR anchor or fitted to end of main anchor chain for us in deep water . Is also used for drouge , and is stored on stern deck in dedicated teak box .
35. 24ft parachute anchor with 100mts of 7/8 warp , stored below in easy launch bags
36. Droge with 7/8 warp.
37. 3.1 metre Rib dingy made from heperlite with 15 and 2 hp Yamaha outboard motors, all with Sunbella nazy blue covers.
38. Stern arch has davits to hold dingy
39. 2 Horseshoe buoys with danbouys and lights ,
40. MOB floating line with hoist .
41. UPS light air sail , is hoisted on dedicated Harken furling gear .
42. Granny rails
43. Teak decks
44. Gas BBQ
45. Dickinson diesel stainless steel heater with removable table top, for those colder climates
46. Inverter / Battery charger
47. Small back up inverter, primary for computer.
48. Galvanic isolator and transformer
49. Walkers trailing log with spares
50. Sextant with sharp pocket computer for quick calculation of Lat and Long .
51. Spare alternators for two on engine 150 amps and 55amps .
52. Engine spares.....starter motor , oil pump , fuel injection pump, 4 fuel injectors , 4 engine mountings , hoses , drive belts , filters and much more.
53. Spares for Aries , B and G auto pilot , water maker .
54. Smart regulator on 150 amp alternator .
55. VHF emergency Arial .
56. Pressurized water system with water heater
57. Electric pump to tap on sink for salt water. .
58. Hand pump for salt and fresh water .
59. A Taylor oven and grill with warmer.
60. Mast steps.
61. Two prop Bow Thruster.
62. Navtex 4, weather report printer.
63. Emergency steering direct to rudder, set up with tiller control from cockpit, also tiller can be fitted to the Aries wind vane.
64. Pushpit corner teak seats.
65. 14 20 litre, covered to match all covers, diesel jerry cans, very handy for getting diesel in out of the way area's, these fit on the granny rail in dedicated area,s
66. 6 blue fenders
67. New spare Hurth gear box





Vessel Name: Mr Bean
Vessel Make/Model: Bruce Roberts
Hailing Port: Eastbourne, UK
Crew: Malcolm Robertson
About: Admiral Lindy Robertson
Extra: Yacht Mr BeanIs presently on the hard stand at Rebak Marina, Langkawi. while we spend the summer back in the UK. Left UK, from Eastbourne Marina on June 15th 1998, and have nearly sailed around the world, mostly just the two of us.
Mr Bean's Photos - Mr Bean at Sea (Main)
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Port Bastia, Corsica
King of Aragon
Left boat in Venezuela, to go to Peru, we walked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, this is looking down "Dead Womans Pass
Stern to at Avatu Harbour, Rarotonga, The Cook Islands.
Alcudia Marina, Malloca, where Mr Bean stayed on the hard stand of winter 1998/1999
Ryan, Ollie,Owen, our grand children and Jack and Amy off La Barca on Koh Hong, near Phuket
Ollie catching squid off  Phuket: Ollie catching squid off Phuket
The wonderful Port Dickson Marina, Malaysia.: The wonderful Port Dickson Marina, Malaysia
Blessing the yachts before leaving Bali: Blessing the yachts before leaving Bali
Voodoo Dancers, Ranon, Vanuatu.: Voodoo Dancers, Ranon, Vanuatu.
Natives in Sunday best, Malekula Island, Vanuatu: Crowded boat, Awie Island, Vanuatu
Locals at Avokh Island, Vanuatu: Locals at Avokh Island, Vanuatu
Tricky to get in, but what a place to anchor, Yellow Patch, Oz.
Working on Mr Bean at the start of our trip at Eastbourne Marina
The wonderful Island of Pi Pi Don, the back packers paradise, with Mr Bean in the back ground.: The wonderful Island of Pi Pi Don, the back packers paradise
Grandad, Issy, Mima in West coast of Phuket: Swimming with Issy and Mina
Some of the family on Mr Bean: Family on Mr Bean
Darwin Yacht Club ready to go on the Darwin/Langkawi sailing rally.
Deepest Borneo ready to see the Orangutan
Racing in the Phuket Kings Cup on Calypso JJ, winner of the Ocean Rovers class.: Racing in the Phuket Kings Cup on Calypso JJ
Towing La Barca into The Royal Phuket Marina, engine failure.: Towing the La Barca into The Royal Phuket Marina
Two friends that visited us in Tahiti, Reg and Audrey: Two friends that visited us in Tahiti, Reg and Audrey
A great show at Papeete, Tahiti, posing with the dance group myself and Reg , one of our guests.: A show at Tahiti, with me and our guest Reg
Lindy, Mike and Mary with one foot in the Northern hermishere and one in the Southern in the City of Quito, Equador.
White water rafting in Equador: White water rafting in Equador
Riding on top of the Train carriage in Equador, Riobamba to Devils Nose.: Riding on top of the Train carriage in Equidor.
Pouhera Village, Makemo, difficult to get through the pass, due to the strong out flowing current.: Pouhera Village, Makemo, one of the Atols of the Tuomotos.
It was difficult to get through the pass, due to the strong current as the Atol empties.
Marquises , Baie de Toiohoe...Lindy and Mary take a turn in the Dragon Boat traiing sesson.
Bridge of the America
Away to Ngungura, for a week end break from boat jobs: Away to Ngungura, for a week end break from boat jobs
New Saloon Table made from teak that drops down to make a saloon bed and also new settee covers
Going throught the Panama Canal, with a very large ship keeping us on our toes: Going throught the Panama Canal, with a very large ship keeping us on our toes
Carival Time in Panama City, with the crew off S/V Meriva: Carival Time in Panama City, with the crew off S/V Meriva
Mr Bean at Haymen Island Marina and Resort, whilst its crew have a luxurious 3 day holiday at the five star resort.: Mr Bean in Haymen Marina, whilst its crew have a 3 day holiday at the resort.
Lindy, Mike and Tracy at the cafe come internet area at Rebak Marina, Langkawi: Lindy, Mike and Tracy at the cafe come internet area at Rebak Marina
OCC Club Cocktail party at Minerva Reef on route to New Zealand from Tonga, Malc, Lindy, Simon, Carol and Keith.: OCC Club Cocktail party at Minera Reef on route to New Zealand from Tonga
Looking down on Telaga Marina, and the anchorage outside it,Langkawi, with John and Pat in the fore ground.: Looking down on Telaga Marina, Langkawi
Painting the top sides of Yacht Mr Bean in Whangarei New Zealand: Painting of Yacht Mr Bean in New Zealand
Custom Officers visit yacht in Savusavu, Figi: Custom Officers visit yacht in Savusavu, Figi
Mount Cook, New Zealand, South Island
Bluff, the Southern most point on South Island, New Zealand.: Bluff, the Southern most point on South Island, New Zealand.
Stewart Island, New Zealand, Hiking was not easy here, I nearly disappeared in a grass bog forever.
Fishing was good in Figi
Welcome Home: A great home coming welcome from our grandchildren on our arrival at Heathrow airport UK after our flight from Oz.
Rounding Cape Don: Rough seas around Cape Don, Oz, on route to Darwin.
Towing S/V Meriva, got to Wreak Bay, Galapapos Islands, 24 hours later.: Towing S/V Meriva, we entered Wreak Bay, Galapapos Islands, 24 hours later.
Lizard Island,Oz, Captain Cook used its peak, to see if he could find a way out of The Great Barrier Reef: Lizard Island,Oz, Captain Cook used it peak, to see if he could find a way out of The Great Barrier Reef
A Prawn fishing boat,at Finders Island,Oz,resting during the day, ready to go back out at night: A Prawn fishing boat,at Finders Island,Oz,resting during the day, ready to go back out at night
Statue of Captain James Cook at the town called after him: Statue of Captain James Cook at the town called after him
Reefed and running on the north coast of Oz: Reefed and running on the north coast of Oz.
These Orangutans are lovely to see in their own environment, well done to the guys that save them.: These Orangutans are lovely to see in their own environment, well done to the guys that save them.
Male Orangutan in the Tanjung Putting National Park, Borneo: Male Orangutan in the Tanjung Putting National Park, Borneo
Friends yacht anchored in TK Bari, Indonesia, some village
Komodo Dragons on the Island
Anchorage at Riung, Indonesia: Anchorage at Riung, Indonesia
First view of West Timor, early morning though the mist: First view of West Timor, early morning though the mist
Bena Village, built as a ship, and commands magnificent veiws from it
Moored in Phi Phi Le
 
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Who: Malcolm Robertson
Port: Eastbourne, UK