SJ27 Quarter Tonner


SJ27 Quarter Tonner


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    • General Information

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    • Year:
    • Location:
      Cowes, Isle of Wight
    • Status:
    • Designer:
      Stephen Jones
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    • Keel:
      Fin Keel
    • Propulsion

    • Fuel:
    • Engine:
      Yanmar IGM 10 8hp New 2016. Stern glad services 2020, new fuel hose 2020. Shaft drive with folding prop new 2012. New engine 2016 and new engine mounts 2015.
    • Accommodation

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    Merlin is a Stephen Jones-designed quarter tonner, built by Oyster Yachts in 1982. She had a new engine in 2016 and the engine mounts were replaced in 2015. She has a coppercoat hull. Merlin has been raced in the Solent providing great fun for her owner who is now moving on to other things. She is now ready to find a new owner and ready to continue her club racing.

    Sails, rig and deck gear

    Main Kevlar, UK Sails, 2010
    No 1 Kevlar UK Sails 2001 first used 2010
    No 4 Dacron
    Small spinnaker
    Heavy Spinnaker
    Main Spinnaker BMW branded by Hyde sails
    Selden spars Repainted 2011
    New standing and running rigging 2009
    Slab Reefing
    Spinnaker gear and pole
    2 x Lewmar 2 speed genoa winches
    2 x Lewmar single speed halyard winches
    Tiller with Spinlock spade handle extension

    Navigation and safety equipment

    Tack Tick compass, wind, speed and depth new 2009
    2 x steering compasses
    VHF radio
    Garmin GPS 292 Chart plotter
    2 x Life jackets
    Life buoy
    Anchor, warp and chain
    Lightweight anchor and chain
    Nav lights
    Dan buoy
    Bosun's chair
    Rescue Sling


    2 x single settee berths reupholstered 2013
    Single pipe cot forward
    Manual heads
    2 x pipe cots aft
    2 burner gas hob with grill
    Single sink with hand pump
    Headroom approx. 5ft 8 inches