The She 27 designed by Sparkman & Stephens, is a well proven cruising boat. In 1972, she was potentially one of the fastest and best designed boats of its size in the world. Compact and easy to handle, 'Firecracker IV' is the perfect east coast sailing boat for the first time buyer!
Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office (IP20 0LN) - +44 (0) 1473 659681
Four berths with approx 5 ft headroom. Forward cabin is used for stowage and has the marine toilet mounted centrally. Aft to saloon with two settee berths. Galley to starboard with gas cooker. Opposite to port there is a fixed chart table with stainless steel sink/drainer under top.Quarter berths to port and starboard.
Located under companionway is the Beta 16 marine diesel engine fitted new in 2006. 16hp. Two cylinders. electric start. Fresh water cooled via a heat exchanger. Approximately 182 engine hours. 20 litre fuel tank. Shaft driven to a 3 bladed propellor.
One 12v domestic battery. One 12v engine start battery. Charged via alternator, wind generator and battery charger.
Masthead bermudan sloop rig. Keel stepped alloy mast and boom by Kemp Masts. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Headsail furling system. Slab reefed mainsail with stackpack and lazyjacks. Four sheet winches. Five halyard winches. All lines led aft.
Built in 1972. White grp hull with style stripes. White grp coachroof with "SHE DECKS". Fin keel with lead ballast. Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder. Lazarette cockpit stowage. Self draining cockpit. Stainless steel rail sand guard wires. 2017 survey available.
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.