Leisure 27 with twin keels, diesel, mainsail with Stack-Pack cover, furling genoa, roomy interior with 6 berths, Smev gas cooker with auto electric oven, Clipper instruments, plenty of gear, recent survey!
Built in 1979. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, twin bilge keels, skeg hung rudder, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, masthead Bermudan sloop rig and 5/6 berth internal layout in 2 cabins with around 6ft maximum headroom.
Designed by Frank Prior and built by Cobramould.
LOA 27' 0" (8.2m)
LWL 22'0" (6.70m)
Beam 9' 2" (2.81m)
Draft 3'10" (1.19m)
Slab reefing mainsail with Stack Pack mainsail cover n& lazyjacks. Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 genoa, all lines led aft to cockpit, black anodised mast and boom, stainless steel standing rigging.
Volvo Penta MD7A 13.5HP inboard diesel engine with raw water cooling system. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries. Sail drive (diaphragm changed November 2014). Last service April 2016. Cruising speed under engine is 4 to 5 knots with a maximum speed of around 6.5 knots. 7 gallon fuel tank.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, boarding ladder, tiller, 2 x Barlow 16 sheet winches, 2 x Barlow 17 halyard winches, Bruce 7.5kg anchor with chain and warp, mooring warps and 5 fenders.
Compass, Clipper echo sounder, Clipper windspeed and direction, barometer, navigation lights, steaming light, tricolour masthead light and anchor light.
2 life-jackets, fire extinguisher, manual bilge pump.
Battery charger. Smev gas hob and auto electric oven, sink, various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, 2 x 10 gallon water tanks. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet. Curtains and carpets.
She has 5/6 berths including a double “V” berth in the forepeak, her saloon table lowers to form a double berth to port with a long single berth to starboard and a small quarter berth to port.
"Sceptre" was purchased by her present owner (only the second owner) in 1996. She has been sailed on the East Coast from Bradwell Marina and wintered ashore from October to May each year. A survey was carried out in May 2016. Engine has been serviced annually by Althorne Marine. She has been just been cleaned and looks very inviting, currently here at Tollesbury Marina.