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  • Manufacturer: Sabre
  • Location: Gillingham
  • Year: 1974
  • LOA: 27'0" (8.23m)
  • Beam: 9' 0'' (2.74m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 0.91
  • Keel: Bilge Keel
  • ID no.: 38373
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: No
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 125 Litres
  • Engine Make: Vetus
  • Horsepower: 20hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 40 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 6

Broker Remarks

1974 Sabre 27
The Sabre 27 is a great bilge keel sailing yacht offering five berths with full standing headroom throughout. This Sabre 27 has been owned by the current owners for the past 28 years. This yacht has been competitively priced for a quick sale.


The Sabre 27 accommodation offers up to five berths with full standing headroom. In forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Full width heads compartment with marine toilet and washbasin. In saloon, dinette to starboard with galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven, fridge, stainless steel sink with manually pumped cold water system. 125 litre freshwater capacity. Two quarter berths aft.

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging, Slab reefing mainsail. Furlex 204s headsail furling system. Spinnaker pole. 


2 x Sheet winches (self-tailing)

2 x Halyard winches


1 x Mainsail (good condition)

1 x genoa (excellent condition)

1 x Spinnaker (good condition)

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway, Vetus three-cylinder 20hp diesel engine (last serviced June 2021), Electric start.  Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Single lever control. Maximum speed under power 6 knots. Last out of water maintenance spring 2019. 

Electrical System

2 x 12-volt 110Ah batteries, charging from the engine alternator and solar panel, shore power connection also fitted.


Deck Equipment
  • Anchor
  • Kedge
  • Anchor chain
  • Windlass (manual)
  • Mainsail cover
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit dodgers
  • Boarding ladder
  • 7 x Fenders
  • 6 x Mooring warps
  • Inflatable dinghy (Avon 500 with oars and pump)

Navigation Equipment
  • Compass
  • Depth (NASA Clipper)
  • Speed/Log (NASA Clipper)
  • VHF Radio (Seavoice)
  • Handheld VHF radio (ICOM 100)
  • GPS/Chartplotter (Garmin)
  • Autopilot (ST1000)
  • Paper charts (out of date)
  • Clock/Barometer

Safety Equipment
  • 1 x Fire extinguisher
  • 1 x Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Smoke alarm
  • 2 x Harnesses
  • 2 x Lifejackets
  • Deck light
  • 1 x Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • MOB sling
  • 2 x Bilge pumps (electric & manual)
  • Radar reflector


Bilge Keel.

History and Construction

This Sabre 27 was built in 1974 by Marcon to a design by Alan Hill. White GRP hull. Rubbing strake. Grey GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck. Cast iron bilge keels. Skeg hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self-draining cockpit.


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