Specifications

Name: BLUE
Builder: RYBOVICH
Model: Express
Length: 44' 0" (13m)
Beam: 14' 6" (4.42m)
Year Built / Refit: 1989
Speed: 21 / 26
Engines: 2 x Detroit Diesel 671 TBI
Staterooms: 1
Flag: USA
 
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Remarks

JUST OUT OF THE YARD-NEW BOTTOM PAINT-HULL BUFFED AND WAXED!

ONE OF ONLY THREE 44' RYBOVICH EXPRESS BOATS BUILT!

Accommodations

L-shaped settee to port, full head aft and full galley to starboard.  All the way forward is an enclosed stateroom with over/under berth, storage, and hanging locker. 

Galley

  • Custom cabinets
  • Cooktop-2 burner
  • Microwave 
  • Icemaker
  • 12V/110 Norcold refrigerator
  • Engine Room/Mechanical

    The engines and gears have been removed from the vessel and bench rebuilt, painted, hosed and reinstalled at Ingalls Marine in Palm Beach, FL (2005-2016).

    • Detroit  671’s TIB  485 HP - 100 hrs 
    • Reverse cycle air conditioning
    • Bilge blower
    • Emergency engine stop
    • Mechanical engine room gauges with start/stops
    • Airseps
    • Sea chest
    • 8 gallon oil sump
    • Lube oil transfer system
    • Racor filters
    • (4) Auto bilge pumps

    Construction

  • Cold molded with three layers of Mahogany diagonal planking on horizontal stringers
  • Epoxy coated on the inside and covered by two layers of 20 oz on the outside
  • Solid teak paneled interior and trim
  • Teak & holly flooring in galley and heads
  • Varnished teak cap rail, toe rail, helm and bridge trim
  • Teak cockpit and covering boards
  • Water tight bulkheads
  • Tuna door
  • Deck/Helm/Cockpit

    • Center lined helm with bench seating port and starboard
    • Center lined console with electronics
    • Rybovich helm chair 
    • 3 side enclosure
    • Custom rod storage
    • New teak deck and sub-floor  2016  
    • Teak covering boards  
    • Freshwater outlet
    • Saltwater outlet
    • Danforth anchor
    • Trim Tabs

    Electronics  Helm:  

    • Furuno 1850D
    • (2) Simrad GPS chart plotters
    • Furuno 48 mile radar
    • Furuno color sounder 
    • Simrad auto pilot
    • Simrad VHF radio
    • ACR spotlight

    Tower

    • Tower - new in 2016
    • Hardtop
    • Spreader lights LED
    • Navigation lights LED

    Fishing Equipment

    • Rupp center rigger 2016
    • Rupp double spreader outriggers 2016
    • Rybovich fighting chair
    • (2) Live bait wells
    • (4) Flush rod holders
    • (6) Tower leg rod holders
    • Transom door
    • Fish box

    Refit Updates (2015-2016)

    Exterior:  

    • Hull stripped, faired, then painted 
    • Bottom stripped, faired, barrier coated and painted
    • Topsides faired and painted 
    • Bright work all stripped and renewed 
    • Teak Transom stripped and renewed  

    Engines/Gears:

    • Ingall's Marine of Palm Beach removed, bench rebuilt and reinstalled engines

    Running Gear: 

    • Shafts removed and reconditioned 
    • Cutlass bearings replaced
    • Rudder bearings replaced

    Mechanical and Bilges:

    • Stripped and painted
    • Plumbing and pumps replaced

    Electrical:

    • New generator installed 
    • Wiring updates 
    • Excess wiring removed