27ft Fairey Fisherman motor sailer,1967, a Project.

Price Details

Price: £6,500 GBP
Location: Walton on the Naze, Essex .GB
Make: Fairey Marine
Year: 1967
Condition: A Project.
Class: Motorsailers
Keel Type: Full Keel, twin bilge stringers


Fairey Marine, hot moulded wooden, Fisherman 27 motor sailer. Last surveyed 2002.
A project which requires time, effort, patience and money to return her to her former glory. Sloop rigged, Aluminium spars (1967) stainless steel standing rigging ( 1989)
Perkins 4107 ( 1967) 40hp diesel engine. Roomy accommodation, 5 berths, headroom of 1.95m throughout. Pressurized water system , hot water system and a Eberspacher heating.
Standing storage ashore, out of the water, can be viewed at anytime by arrangement with the Boatyard.


Nominal Length: 8.23m
Length Overall: 8.53m
Length At Water Line: 8.20m

Beam: 2.62m
Draft: 0.79m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 193ltrs
Water Tank Capacity: 96ltrs
Cruising Speed: 7 : knots
Engine Power: 40hp
Number of Engines: 1


Builder: Fairey Marine
Boat Name: Solway Gypsy


Hull Material: Wood
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 9: knots


Engine Model: Perkins 4107 (1967)
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Perkins 4107 ( 1967) diesel engine. Indirectly cooled
Triple bladed bronze propeller, shaft driven.
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive


Hot moulded wood laminate construction, all paint finished.
Rounded full long keel with twin stringers.
Softness has been found in places, due to fresh water damage and extended exposure
to the elements.  A repaint is required. Vessel has been sat ashore for sometime.

The rear awning over the aft deck has blown out, stainless steel frame. Awning side panels with clear screens.


Berths: 5
Cabins: 3
Heads: 1
Wheel steering from behind a shelter deck, glazed screen. Sited over the engine bay.
Two cabins the saloon and forward cabin. Separate “Heads” compartment. Good headroom throughout of 1.95m.
Dinette in he saloon which converts to a double berth. Double “V” berth in fore cabin plus a single berth.
Galley facility runs down the starboard side with sink and double burner gas cooker/ stove.
Carpeting and curtains throughout. Eberspacher hot air heating system
Separate Heads with hand basin, pressurized water system. Hot and Cold water.
Open aft cockpit with storage bench seating.

Boatshed Images from 2016



Manual windlass on foredeck.
Outboard bracket attached to her stern for an auxiliary engine.
Cockpit awning (blown out), Fenders and warps
Sails: Aluminium mast and spars, A Bermudan sloop rig, s/s standing rigging.
Mast is deck stepped in a metal tabernacle.
2 x Red terylene sails, main sail with slab reefing, furling fore sail
1 x Storm jib.
2 x halyard winches, 2 x sheet winches
1 x Plough anchor on 20m chain.

Navigation Equipment:

Wheel steering
Clock and Barometer
Navigation lights
Echo sounder

Safety Equipment:

Stainless steel push pit and pulpit, stanchions and guard wires.
Gas sniffer
2 x bilge pumps (1 manual and 1 x electric)

Disclaimer: Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.