The Nicholson 27, designed by Peter Milne, combines good performance with spacious accommodation. They were built to a high standard by the renowned Camper & Nicholson yard and this example has been well maintained and cared for. With her bilge keels, she is ideally suited to cruising the East Coast and would make an excellent, safe, family sailing cruiser.
The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins. Double berth forward, with storage under and above. Opening hatch to foredeck, with vent.. Heads compartment with Jabsco sea toilet to port, with hanging locker outboard. Vanity unit opposite to starboard, with pressurised fresh water supply. Stowage above and below. Saloon with settee berth to port, converting to a double berth. Storage outboard and below. Optional berth above. Settee berth opposite to starboard, with storage outboard and below. Optional berth above. Fold down saloon table. Navigation area aft to port, with full size chart table and cocktail cabinet. Galley opposite to starboard, with Plastimo Coral two burner gas hob with grill. Stainless steel sink with pressurised fresh water supply. Generous storage above and below. Steps up from saloon to self draining cockpit, with seating and storage below. Full interior lighting. Curtains.
Located abaft the companionway. Volvo MD7A twin cylinder 13hp diesel engine. Electric start. Raw water cooled (Seacock and hose replaced 2014). Saildrive to fixed two bladed propeller. (gaitor replaced 2014). Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots. New saildrive gaiter 2014.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt 85AH batteries (2014)
20W Solar panel and regulator
240 volt shorepower
12 volt and 240 volt switch panels
Masthead rigged sloop. Silver anodised alluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Plastimo headsail furling system. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with Stackpack cover (2015). All lines led aft to cockpit.
Mainsail - Suffolk Sails (2015) - very good
Furling Genoa - Suffolk Sails (2012) - very good
Cruising chute and snuffer - good
Self tacking/blade jib, laminated - Hyde Sails (2014) - very good
20kg CQR anchor and 15m 8 mm chain and warp
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and guard wires with alloy stanchions
Stainless steel grab rails
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Anchor ball and motor sailing cone
Outboard bracket on transom
Various warps and fenders
Lewmar 16 sheet winches x 2
Lewmar 6 halyard winch
Plastimo Contest steering compass
Autohelm ST30 dept wind speed and direction
Autohelm ST30 depth
Autohelm 1000 tiller pilot
Walker boat speed and log
Seavoice RT680 VHF radio with cockpit speaker
Garmin 556 chart plotter
Full navigation lights
Sony radio/cd player
Manual and electric bilge pump
Fire extinguishers x 3 (expiry dates unknown)
2 x Harnesses
Built by Camper & Nicholsons Ltd Gosport in 1980, to a design by Peter Milne. Twin cast iron keels. White GRP hull with blue styling stripes. White GRP superstructure, with blue styling stripe and painted non-slip to decks. Stainless steel coachroof handrails. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Self draining cockpit with seating and storage under. Self draining anchor locker
The Nicholson 27, designed by Peter Milne, combines good performance with spacious accommodation. They were built to a high standard by the renowned Camper & Nicholson yard and this example has been well maintained and cared for. With her bilge keels, she is ideally suited to cruising the East Coast and would make an excellent, safe, family sailing cruiser. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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