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Cutlass  27

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Boat REF# 142171
This boat has been sold
Length 8.23m (27'0")
Year 1976
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Yanmar 2GM20F (1999)
Lying Langstone Harbour


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Hill and Eric White
Builder Marcon
Lying Langstone Harbour
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Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 16/01/2004


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM20F (1999)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

1 battery was renewed April 2012.
The engine hours are not known but are said to be very low, around 150. The engine looks clean appears to be in great condition.


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Length 8.23m (27'0")
LWL 6.09m (20'0")
Beam 2.34m (7'8")
Draft Min 1.37m (4'6")
Draft Max 1.37m (4'6")
Displacement 2,946kg (6,495.9lbs)
Headroom 1.73m (5'8")
Storage Ashore


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1976) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2005)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Other (unknown year)
Headsail Jeckylls - Furling (2001)
Other sails Cruising Chute (2001)
Spinnaker (unknown year)

There is a spinnaker pole.
She has a type of mainsail reefing called "Dutchman." If you'd like to know how it works, ring me and I'll tell you.
Cruising chute new 2001, Jekylls.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

2004 survey in which all advisories have been carried out, including replacing chainplates, new rigging and 6 coats of epoxy in 2009. She is now antifouled and ready for launch.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick

The cooker is an Origo 3000
The galley is split, with the stove to starboard and twin sinks to port.
Plenty of storage, all clean and tidy.

2 burner spirit Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Garmin GPS Map 230 (English Channel Chart).
Raymarine ST50 Tridata - Speed/Log/Depth.
Raymarine Tridata repeater on saloon bulkhead.
Nasa Clipper Wind.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Fire blanket.
Fire extinguisher.
Jackstays included, not fitted.

Broker's Comments

Well, here’s another first for me. I must admit I had never come across the Cutlass 27 until yesterday, so I’ll stick to my first impressions and then tell you what the owners had to say.

A lovely classic looker and this boat is clean, tidy, polished up and looking in tip-top order. The hull shines, and is in the original gelcoat, which at 36 years old is quite astonishing. On going aboard I had to comment to the owners as to how shiny the deck and coachroof looked – lucky I did because they’d just spent ages swabbing and polishing!

Beautiful lines, really lovely, I could get quite emotional about this one! The cockpit feels safe and the varnish and finish are superb. I opened a locker...Good heavens! Clean, empty and freshly painted.

Being a long keeler, I expected the owner to say that she tracked as if she was on rails, and he did (we won’t mention how she behaves astern). He also told me that to tack he puts the helm down and she goes round on her own while he shifts the sheets, then straightens herself up and sets off before he gets back to the helm. 10 seconds he tells me. They once put in upwards of 15 tacks in Langstone harbour entrance just for the joy of it. The engine sulks, unused, in its compartment, looking brand new but saying “Me! Me! Pick me this time!” Sorry mate, it’ll be sails every time!

Down below she has the expected “little ship” feel, and to be blunt she could have just been built yesterday. If you want to be different, have some style, get noticed, envied, have strangers come up and comment on your beautiful little yacht, then I think you’d better come and have a look. This is as far from an “average white boat” as you can get.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Cutlass 27 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Dawes of Boatshed Port Solent. Click here for contact details.
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