Designed by David Thomas and built by Hunter Boats of Essex.
A twin keeler equipped with slab reefing on the main (with lazyjacks and stack pack), roller reefing on the head sail and a nearly new Yanmar diesel engine.
With a reliable and economical Yanmar GM10 diesel engine (new in 2004) and shaft drive, the vessel has only been lightly used and has exceptionally low engine hours.
She has full standing headroom in the galley/heads area, an open plan saloon and separate heads compartment.
The cockpit has a large locker to port and is fitted with the Navman log/depth/wind instruments.
New dodgers and spray hood were fitted in 2007.
The current owners bought her in 2007 and carried out an extensive refit with no expense spared to prepare her for cruising.
In 2008 she completed a two week cruise to Ireland from North Wales.
Six berths in 2 cabins, although better considered as a 4 + 2.
Separate heads compartment.
Plastimo Oven, grill and two burners.
Main with slab reefing with stack pack and lazyjacks.
All sails in good condition and were laundeed and refurbished in 2007.
Navman 3100 Log/depth/wind.
Silva DSC VHF
Two batteries (new in 2007)
Plough main anchor, chain and warp.
Danforth kedge anchor, chain and warp.
Yanmar spares and service pack.
2 mooring warps.
3 fire extinguishers.
Engine bay extinguisher.
Echomax Radar reflector.
She has a fractional rig with furling genoa, lazyjack and stack pack system.
All lines are lead back to the cockpit making her easy and safe to sail.
The Horizon 27 has a reputation for excellent sailing performance yet is also stable and reassuring as a cruiser with full standing headroom of 1.8 metres (5ft 11.5ins).
Details of 2007/8 refit:
All antifouling removed
6 coats of International Gelshield 2000 applied below the waterline.
4 coats of Primocon applied to keels.
2 coats of International Uno antifouling.
Windows replaced by Eagle Windows.
New forward hatch.
New masthead nav.
VHF Antenna with Windex
New upholstery and foam.
New spray hood.
Throttle control lever.
All haliards and reefing pennants.
VHF DSC Radio
Switch / fuse panel.
Hull number 28.
Port side -
Starboard quarter -
Prop and keels -
Keel view -
Rudder and prop -
Roller reefing gear -
Anchor Locker -
Forward hatch and mast base -
Looking aft -
Spray hood -
Interior - View forward -
View forward from companionway -
Saloon - nav station visible
Saloon Area - galley sink visible
Nav station -
View aft -
Forward berth area -
Aft Cabin -
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Model: Hunter Horizon 27 Twin Keel
Price: £20,500 (GBP)
LOA: 26' 8" (8.2m)
LWL: 21' 3" (6.5m)
Beam: 9' 0" (2.7m)
Draft: 3' 2" (1m)
Rig: Fractional Sloop
Engine Type: GM10 9HP
Fuel Capacity: 36 litres
Water: 45 litres
Location: North Wales
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