Macwester 27 Mark I bilge keel grp sloop ready for internal fitting out.

Length: 27ft (8.23m) Beam: 9ft 2in (2.79m) Draught: 3ft 8in (1.12m)

LWL: 22ft 6in (6.86m) Displacement: 3049kg Ballast: 1072kg Headroom: 6ft 2in ft

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Uncompleted factory-moulded hull and deck kit as supplied ex works by Macwester Marine of Littlehampton in 1973. Hull number H2765 is offered delivered by road its own steerable heavy duty trailer to any accessible location in England.

The immaculate white grp hull was redesigned from the Macwester 26 after tank testing at Southampton University. The two cast iron ballast keels are bolted into moulded stub keels with stainless studs. Sea cocks are fitted. The skeg foot includes a stainless steel plate with nylon bearings on a Tufnol plate. The hull is supplied with a composite grp on foam rudder and a stainless steel rudder tube with nylon bearing inserts. A bronze propeller shaft and propeller are included in the inventory. The deck is fitted with a hatch and two ventilators, grab rails, cleats, stainless steel pulpit and pushpit, tabernacle, and stemhead fittings. The deck is supplied with the necessary internal grp mouldings and wooden fabrications for fitting out. The focsle has been fitted out. An original factory-supplied, unused Stuart Turner P66 10 h.p. water-cooled petrol engine is fitted. The aluminium mast and boom are included.

Grp items Dinette and double berth for starboard side, quarter berth for port side, engine cover and companionway steps.

Wooden items Half bulkhead, partly mahogany, for the portside aft of the galley, with double drawer unit, base of sink and washbasin with stanless steel sink. Cockpit sole, stepped hatch frame and panels in keruing and marine ply, cockpit seats, hatch covers, door to forward cabin and toilet. A dinette table, converting to a double berth centre section, washboards for the companion hatch is included. A second-hand mahogany main hatch cover is also included.

Accomodation 5 berths in 2 cabins. An SL sea lavatory unit is included.

Deck gear A hinged tiller, a galvanised steel Simpson Lawrence anchor, 2 sheet winches and 6 hand rail stanchions are included in the inventory.

The yacht has been stored under cover in a remote location in Lancashire. The sale price includes towing the yacht out on her trailer, transhipping yacht and trailer to a lorry and delivery by road in England.

When this hull was moulded in 1973 Macwester Marine Company Limited at River Road, Littlehampton, were one of the few yards in Britain undertaking every operation in the building of glass fibre yachts, including design by C.S.J. [Jim] Roy, testing, mould making and completion of yachts and yacht kits. Macwester Marine completed over 100 yachts each year and in the year 1977-1978 exported more than half a million pounds worth of yachts to Europe and the USA. The Macwester Owners Association, founded in 1966 is at

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GBP 2,200.00 delivered England

Please note: in this case we are acting as brokers only.The vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. These particulars do not constitute a term of any contract. Vessels are offered for sale subject to being unsold.

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