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Sabre 27

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Boat REF# 163443
This boat has been sold
Length 8.24m (27'0")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 20hp, Volvo D1-20 (2011)
Lying South Devon


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Hill
Builder Marcon Construction
Lying South Devon
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 16/04/2008


Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Volvo D1-20 (2011)
Engine Hours engine1:   112
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Engine installed June 2011


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.24m (27'0")
LWL 6.75m (22'2")
Beam 2.80m (9'2")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 3,258kg (7,183.9lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Kemp Aluminium spars (1973) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2010)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail not known - Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Other sails Spinnaker (unknown year)
Cruising chute (unknown year)
Sorm jib (2008)
Spinnaker gear tick

Removable inner forestay with forestay lever
Harken 16ST 2x
Harken 6 2x

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish

Plastimo Neptune 2500 cooker (Apr 2008)


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Vision B&W chartplotter
NASA navtex on board but (suspected) antenna u/s

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Bruce 7.5kg and kedge)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
Narwhal dinghy (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Seago 4 person liferaft purchased June 2008

Broker's Comments

Provisional details awaiting approval
Boatshed Dartmouth are pleased to offer for sale a Sabre 27. These are popular family cruisers with good size accommodation and standing headroom. This example has been upgraded, is very clean and tidy throughout and most significantly, a new Volvo engine was installed in 2011.
Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Sabre 27 has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul Singer of Boatshed Dartmouth. 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.