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Kent 27 Motor Sailer

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Boat REF# 141006
This boat has been sold
Length 8.16m (26'9")
Year 1974
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 49hp, Perkins 4108 (unknown year)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer John Perryman
Builder Lancer Marine and Porter & Haylett
Lying Essex
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Fuel capacity 106.0 ltr (23.3 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 135.0 ltr (29.7 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 49hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4108 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3-Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots

Engine rebuilt in 2003.


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Length 8.16m (26'9")
LWL 7.00m (23'0")
Beam 2.56m (8'5")
Draft Min 1.34m (4'5")
Draft Max 1.34m (4'5")
Displacement 3,000kg (6,615.0lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage Ashore


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1974) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1994)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Spare Genoa (unknown year)
Cruising Chute (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

We are advised that:
The Genoa's in good condition.
The Main is is servicable condition.
Storm Jib and Cruising Chute are in very good condition.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish

Long Centre Keel & Subsidiary Bilge Keels


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick

Palomo Water Heater

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Raytheon RIO Radar.
Swiftech VHF.
Sumlog - Speed/Log.
Garmin GPS 128.
NASA Target Depth.
Autohelm Autopilot.
V Tronix TV Aerial (No TV)

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
1 anchors
10.00m (32'10") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of rode
8ft dinghy (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

4 x Fire Extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket

Broker's Comments

This is a nice example of the Kent is a sturdy motor sailer often used for inland waters as well as off shore. The accommodation sleeps up to 5 and with a good sized galley and a separate heads and the saloon headroom is just less than 6ft. The engine was fully rebuilt in 2003 and the boat is currently being made ready for the new season.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Kent 27 Motor Sailer has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.