SV Firefly for Sale!

We're selling our 1983 Hunter 27, see more info below

Overview: - 1983 Hunter 27

This is a well maintained, three owner auxiliary sloop in good condition, selling for $9000 OBO.

Designed as a cruiser/racer this is an excellent boat for a cruising family, day sailor, or starter boat. She is also set up for single-handing.

Her spacious interior 6’-1” headroom and 9’3” beam is comfortable with five bunks, a private head, galley, navigation station, and plenty of storage space. Many people mistake the Hunter 27 for a 30 foot boat.

Several upgrades include: Lifelines, North Sails; auto helm; genoa roller furling; mainsail traveler; two-speed sheet winches; spinaker winches; adjustable back stay; lazy jacks.

Almost new bunk cushions (navy); new canvas covers for main sail, bimini, wheel and winches (navy); teak folding cockpit table; teak treads at companionway and swim-ladder.

Firefly has provided her owner and guests with many delightful cruising years on the Delaware River and Chesapeake Bay. With her tall rig and fin keel she is competitive and holds a distinguished racing record.

This boat is currently docked at Whitehall Marina near Annapolis, Maryland through April 2018. You can also purchase this slip, if desired.

Details

Ownership

  • Title, Insurance Certificate, Hull Numbers, MD Registration until 2019.
  • One owner. No mortgage.

Hull

  • Fiberglass- white with blue trim, good condition -cleaned and waxed every year since new.
  • Bottom - Blue Water Primer (5) coats. Ablative antifouling paint (2) coats.
  • Keel and Bottom faired smooth.

Rig

  • Tall rig Mast and Boom – aluminum / white.
  • Deep Fin Keel and deep Rudder.
  • Spinnaker pole (J length) aluminum w/ bridle and snap end controls;
  • Stainless cable stays, shrouds, turnbuckles.

Sails

  • (2) Mainsails: (1) North 2004; (1) Hendrickson 1993;
  • (2) Furling Genoa; (1) North /145 /2004 ; (1) Linthicum 155 /1993.
  • (1) Spinnaker symmetrical, 1986, reconditioned 2007.

Cabin

  • Very spacious for a 27’ sailboat.
  • Teak bulkheads and cabinets in traditional layout. Sleeping (5) berths.
  • V berth for (2) persons; (2) settee berths, one with extension into an oversize berth; (1) Rear quarter berth; (all new cushions 2007 navy blue)
  • (1) Teak folding table, seats four comfortably. (Saloon Settees seat 7)
  • (1) Teak Navigation lift-top desk w/storage and additional storage pocket.

Galley

  • (1) Origo 2 burner kerosene stove – excellent condition.
  • Counter Top – w/dish storage behind, teak shelf above, and teak storage cabinet below.
  • (1) Galley sink with electric and manual fresh water faucet.
  • (2) Teak drawers beneath galley sink.
  • (1) Large capacity Ice Box w/ interior removable shelf.

Head

  • (2) Teak sliding privacy doors between V berth and Saloon.
  • (1) Teak Hanging Locker and (3) small drawers
  • (1) Lavatory – electric and manual fresh water faucet with storage cabinet behind and teak storage cabinet below.
  • (1)Porta Potty replaced manual toilet in 2009 toilet. Manual toilet (2003) still available.
  • (1) Holding tank with pump out beneath Vberth – used only once in 2009. Then cleaned and never used again.

Water

  • (36) Gallon fresh water storage tank beneath V Berth.

Ventilation

  • (2) Bomar hatches and (8) opening ports–Screens for all ports, hatches, and companionway–Good light and ventilation to interior.

Storage

  • Teak shelves–V Berth each side and above Saloon settees each side; Storage behind and large storage below each settee.
  • Bilge Storage beneath V berths. (Also see Cabin, Galley, and Head)

Cockpit

  • Cockpit seats 6. Custom full stern seat cushion included.
  • Binnacle wheel steering with Ritchie Compass (reconditioned 2008) and Custom Teak 2 leaf folding table.
  • Storage (2) Lazarettes; (1) starboard, (1) stern.

Deck

  • All halyard and control lines led aft to cockpit (upgrade).
  • Teak handrails.
  • Double vinyl covered cable safety lines and SS stanchions.
  • Bow Anchor and Rode storage hatch.

Life Safety

  • (2) Kiddie BC Fire Extinguishers (new 2009)
  • (6) Type 4 PFD CG approved vest jackets
  • (1) GC approved LifeSling 2.
  • (1) Ship’s FOG Bell, manual clapper, chrome.
  • (1) Horn, mouth.

Electrical

  • (1) Shore power cable 50’ and attachments for 110/220.
  • (2) Batteries, 2015 & 2016; (1) Cranking, (1) Instruments & Back-up
  • (1) AUTO HELM automatic steering.
  • (1) VHF radio and antenna.
  • (1) Depth sounder
  • (1) Fuel gauge
  • (1) Fresh water pump
  • (1) Bilge pump
  • (5) LED White/red interior cabin light fixtures (new 2015).
  • (1) Red green bow light, (1) White Stern light, (1) White steaming light; (1) masthead anchor light. • (1) Lighted binnacle compass.
  • (1) Engine panel light at cockpit.

Canvas

  • Bimini – (new 2007) navy blue.
  • Main Sail cover (new 2007) navy blue + (1) old Sail cover, blue.
  • Binnacle cover (new 2007) navy blue.
  • Winch covers (new 2007) navy blue.

Engine

  • 1MG Yanmar Diesel, 7 hp. around 2000 Hours.
  • Maintained annually, good condition. New lift pump, electric fuel injector 2016.
  • Exhaust tubing replaced 2012.
  • Propeller – Two-blade 13/9.
  • Stainless shaft replaced 1999.

Fuel

  • 12 gallon tank (diesel)–cruising 0.25 hr/gal. = 48 hrs/tank of fuel.

Hardware

  • Original deck hardware, sheet blocks, and rigging.
  • Added Spinnaker halyard and Pole halyard and downhaul control lines.
  • Added boom vang.
  • (2) Genoa sheet blocks.
  • (2) Telescoping boat hook.
  • Spare emergency tiller
  • Spare hand crank for engine
  • (1) Winch Handle 10” floatable; (1) Winch Handle 8” chrome.

Upgrades

  • (1) Mercury 200 Dinghy, used lightly.
  • Stainless Steel lifelines (2014).
  • North Sails (2004).
  • All new (2007) cushions and upholstery, Navy Blue.
  • CDI roller furling headsail, ball-bearing (2000).
  • (2) Lewmar # 30 two-speed Genoa sheet winches (1995 & 2003).
  • (2) Lewmar # 8 Spinnaker winches (2003).
  • Spinnaker set-up–mast track, fairleads, and stern turning blocks.
  • Spinnaker pole (J length) with bridle and control ends.
  • Spinnaker halyard and spinnaker pole halyard & downhaul control lines.
  • All halyards, sheets, and control lines lead to cockpit.
  • Garhauer ball-bearing traveler and controls, cabin mounted (2004).
  • Adjustable backstay tensioner w/(2) fiddle block and jaw.
  • Boom vang w/(2) fiddle block and jaw.
  • Bottom and Keel faired smooth.
  • Extended Rudder depth 6”.
  • Reconditioned binnacle compass (2008).
  • 3⁄4” Teak treads replacing old 3/8” treads on companionway steps.
  • 3⁄4” Teak treads added to stern swim ladder.
  • LED white/red interior (5) cabin light fixtures, (2015).
  • Canvas covering to go over boom and create shaded area in cockpit.

Contact

Contact us if you're interested to learn more about the boat.

flashenkopf@gmail.com

Joe: 720-213-6563

Christa: 507-246-2097