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Snapdragon 27

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Boat REF# 116552
This boat has been sold
Length 8.32m (27'4")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 25hp, Volvo MD 2 (1973)
Lying West Scotland


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Extra Details

Designer Thames Marine
Builder Thames Marine
Lying West Scotland
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 68.2 ltr (15.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 90.9 ltr (20.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 25hp
Engine make and model Volvo MD 2 (1973)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Engine spares tick

Engine overhauled 2009
Cylinder head off, valves reground
reconditioned injectors


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.32m (27'4")
LWL 7.25m (23'10")
Beam 2.59m (8'6")
Draft Max 0.81m (2'8")
Displacement 4,950kg (10,914.8lbs)
Headroom 1.88m (6'2")
Storage Dry storage


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1973) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Flyde Coast - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Headsail new UV strip (2009)
Cruising chute (unknown year)
Storm jib (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Cooler tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 sheet winches
1 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain
seago dinghy (2005)
2hp outboard, Seagull (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

She sails very well and has an amazing amount of space for a boat of this size. In good overall condition and should provide many many more hours of sailing as she has done for the current owners. These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Snapdragon 27 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland. 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.