The well-known LM 27 needs no introduction - this hugely successful and well-built double ender has become a modern classic. A proper little motorsailer with good performance under sail or power. The shallow draft makes her ideal for exploring the creeks and rivers of the East Coast and beyond. This vessel is also fitted with a bowthruster to make handling in the marina easier. This boat has been exceptionally well maintained, and a better example would be hard to find. "Habi" has been coppercoated in the past but does have some signs of osmosis in a limited area. This is reflected in the asking price. Please call our Kent – Chatham Office+44 - Phone number removed - for further information or to arrange a viewing.
Up to four berths in 2 cabins. Interior woodwork is teak trimmed. The Fore cabin has a V-berth which converts to a double, with an infill cushion. The Saloon area has two settee berths each side of the central folding table. Both of these settee berths can make into double berths if required. Ample storage lockers throughout with additional wine cabinet. Approximately 6'+ headroom Two additional berths in the enclosed wheelhouse. Also, in the wheelhouse is the helm position to starboard with wheel steering, helmsman's seat, engine controls and instrumentation. To port in the wheelhouse is the well-equipped galley with an opening counter top which reveals the stainless-steel gas cooker The doors leading to the cockpit, can be fully enclosed with the canopy to provide additional living space and there is ample seating for six around the folding cockpit table. Cabin comfort is provided by a Wallas 1800 warm air heating system
Sails and Spars
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging 2008. Terylene running rigging. Headsail furling system. In mast reefing mainsail. Winches: 1 x halyard winch Meissner 8. 2 x sheet winches Lewmar 16. 1 x Colnbrook winch. Sails: 1 x Mainsail (good condition) 1 x Spare Mainsail (good condition) 1 x Genoa (good condition)
Located under the cockpit 1982 Bukh three-cylinder 35hp marine diesel engine, last serviced April 2018. Electric start. Seawater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to fixed pitch three-bladed propeller. Single lever control. 120-litre fuel capacity giving approximately 350 miles range at 5 knots cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6.5 knots. Last out of water service April 2018. This yacht has a through tunnel bowthruster.
2 x 12-volt batteries charging from the engine alternator, 12-volt battery charger, shore power connection with 240-volt ring main, plus immersion heater for hot water.
1 x Anchor (Danforth 11kg) Anchor windlass (electric) Boom awning Cockpit enclosure Boarding Ladder 6 x Fenders 4 x Mooring warps
Compass (Plastimo 85LV) Depth (NASA) VHF Radio (Simrad RD68) GPS/Chartplotter (Simrad CP33) AIS (NASA) SSB Radio (Simrad 68) Masthead navigation lights Clock/Barometer
Fire extinguisher Engine room extinguisher Fire blanket Gas alarm Horseshoe lifebuoy Floating light Emergency tiller 2 x Bilge pumps (manual & electric) First aid kit
History and Construction
Built in 1982 by LM Yachts to their own design. Grey GRP hull with black style stripes. Grey GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to decks. Aft cockpit. Long keel. Keel hung rudder. Wheel steering. Self-draining gas bottle stowage locker. Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires. Self-draining anchor stowage locker.
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