For Sale


1949 Rybovitch Sportfish

The seller  has owned Legend since 2009 and she has been maintained by Michael Rybovich & Sons Boatworks. A major restoration was completed in 1989/1990 by Emil and Michael Rybovich.  Cummins 330 engines were installed in 2016. The 37′ Legend, hull #2, is the oldest existing Rybovich.  Exterior of hull has been sheathed in fiberglass & resin in 1989/1990. FULL SPECS BELOW PHOTOS.

 Call Alec Brainerd at (207) 542-0372 for price and more information.

Boat Name

LOA: 37 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 6 in

Total Power: 660 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 5.9 6BTA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 305
Engine Power: 330 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 5.9 6BTA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 305
Engine Power: 330 HP

Cruising Speed: 24 knots
Maximum Speed: 30 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: (65 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (320 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (20 Gallons)


Walking from the cockpit into the deck house, which is finished in Honduran Mahogany, there is a rod locker and bench seating to port.  The dinette is to starboard and converts to a berth.  Walking forward and down the steps of the companion way the galley is to starboard. The head, shower stall, and hanging locker are to port and V-berth forward.


  • S/S sink
  • S/S counter top
  • Microwave
  • Custom top load freezer by Rybovich
  • Custom refrigerator by Rybovich
  • Instance hot water
  • Grohe faucets
  • Storage above and below counter top


  • Icom M120 VHF
  • Furuno F30 depth gauge
  • Garmin 4210 XSV GPS Plotter with sounder New 2019
  • Raymarine ST 70 Autopilot


  • 5KW Westerbeke generator w/ 1400 hrs
  • Cummins ReCons 5.9 6BTA 330 certified 3/24/16 
  • Twin Disc transmissions MG506A inspected/resealed 2016
  • Racor filters generator and engines
  • Racor closed crankcase ventilation system CCV4500
  • Dayton temperature controls for engine room
  • CAPAC system for electrolysis-model 90W12D
  • (2) Odessey batteries
  • 120V DC / 12V AC
  • Custom Rybovich electrical panel
  • 30 AMP shore power
  • True battery charger
  • On/off battery switch
  • Parallel switch
  • Glendinning synchronizer
  • Hynautic steering
  • Moorse controls MD 24 installed 1990
  • Marine Air 18,000 BTU with two air handlers
  • Galley Maid head with new Maserator pump installed 4/2016
  • Dripless shaft logs
  • Four bladed props on vessel and spare three bladed props
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Stewart Warner Gauges


This vessel underwent a keel up restoration in 1989/1990 by Emil and Michael Rybovich  during which time the exterior of the hull was sheathed in fiberglass and resin.

  • Open bulkhead w/ drop curtains
  • Inside deck house alum screens for privacy and sun protection
  • Teak covering boards and teak foredeck
  • Teak cockpit, deck house sole, and down below sole
  • Honduran Mahogany on sides and front of trunk cabin
  • Honduran Mahogany transom replaced in 2009
  • Six fixed port lights in trunk cabin
  • Honduran mahogany hatch over V-Berth
  • Hull and superstructure painted 2009 with Imron 555U
  • Jack Hopewell Bimini top installed 2011 w/ three isinglass front panels
  • Full  cover for entire boat
  • Custom bridge ladder
  • Lower cockpit station with controls, gauges and steering
  • Sitka spruce gin pole with block and tackle
  • Three fuel tanks in cockpit 70/180/70
  • Anchor locker forward of V-berth
  • Salt and fresh water wash down

Fishing Equipment

  • Custom fish box 2012
  • 4 Rupp rod holders
  • Rybovich rocket luncher
  • Rybovich tuna fighting chair
  • (4) Tackle drawers
  • Rybovich double spreader outriggers
  • Two Rockaway chairs

Additional Information

  •  Black and white photos of the 1949 launching
  • CD of Legend, Miss Chevy IV (hull #1), and Bahama Mama (hull #6) in the 1952 Cat Cay tuna fishing tournament.
  • Pictures are worth a thousand words but in this case you have to step aboard Legend to understand the quality, layout and most of all the CARE that has gone into this special custom boat.