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Sabre 27

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Boat REF# 76667
removed from sale
Length 8.23m (27'0")
Year 1981
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, VOLVO 2020 (2001)
Lying Hayling Island


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Hill
Builder Marcon
Lying Hayling Island
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Fuel capacity 45.5 ltr (10.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 86.4 ltr (19.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/12/2005


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model VOLVO 2020 (2001)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Gas Alarm.
Henderson Mk5 Bilge pump (2009).
3 x Dry powder extinguishers.
1 x Fire Blanket.
Radar Reflector.


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Length 8.23m (27'0")
LWL 6.71m (22'0")
Beam 2.74m (9'0")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 3,258kg (7,183.9lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage In water


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2004)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Crusader - Slab (2007)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Cruising Chute c/w Snuffer (unknown year)

The nearly new mainsail comes complete with "Stackpack" and Lazy Jacks all by Crusader in 2007.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine 2 x 110 Amp/Hr.


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

This is one of the Sabre 27's that was supplied as a hull and deck then fitted out internally by the then owner. And very comfortable she is to. The galley was renewed in 2003 with twin s/s sinks


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

As this boat lives most of its life on a swing mooring a fridge would be virtually useless but the well insulated coolbox in the saloon serves the owner well enough for most passages. All the very plush upholstery was renewed in 2007

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

STOWE Windspeed and direction.
STOWE Depth.
GARMIN 72 GPS.(2005)
NAVMAN 7100 DSC VHF. (2006)

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual LOFRANS windlass
2 anchors
(10kg Bruce, 5kg Danforth)
25.00m (82'0") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of rode
The Lewmar self-tailing sheet winches were new in 2005. The sprayhood and cockpit enclosure were new in 2005.
Cockpit cushions.

Safety Equipment

UKSA - 10% Discount on sail training!
Fume detector tick
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

The Sabre 27 was designed by Alan F. Hill and the prototype was built in 1969 by Eric White of Marine Construction (UK) Ltd (Marcon). Between 1969 and 1979 some 400 hulls were moulded.
This is another one of those boats that makes you wonder how Westerly ever made the Centaur so popular. For one thing it looks like a proper yacht, not a floating caravan, a pretty boat indeed.
Although this example is now getting on in years, her present owner has kept an ongoing policy of constant maintenance and upgrading. She is therefore in a good sail-away condition, ready to please a new owner for many years to come.

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 Ross of Boatshed Hayling Island. 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.