2005 Hunter 27' Fixed Keel

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Class Sails
Category Sloop
Year 2005
Make Hunter
Length 27'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Delray Beach, FL

There is a V-Berth forward with filler and a mid Cabin with entry on starboard side.

The interior appeared to be builders standard arrangement with standard components and fittings, liners and partitioning.  There was no evidence of joinery stress or linear distortion.  Deck and hull liners limited ready visual access to deck hardware backing plates and fasteners, and to piping, wiring, etc.  Housekeeping was good and the wear and tear on the interior or upholstery and other soft goods is in above average condition. 

Storage: There is considerable storage on this vessel in the form of lockers throughout the vessel. All storage areas are dry and serviceable.

Cabin Sole:  Synthetic Teak and Holly sole throughout vessel.

Headliner:  Fiberglass with tan vinyl. 

Upholstery:  All settees and mattresses are covered in a blue cloth material that is in excellent condition. 

Cabin Lighting:  All cabin lights are working.  



Location: Galley is located in the aft section of the salon on the starboard side.

Stove/Oven: Electric Kis 120V AC/Butane fueled two burner stove. 

Sink: Stainless steel sink 

Icebox:  Insulated Fiberglass icebox. 

Engel 12V DC Cooler Chest

Tappan Microwave dockside Service at this time


Electronics and Navigation

An all new electronics package costing $7,200 installed last summer 
B&G Vulcan 9 FS with Active Captain C-MAP                                                                    Triton 2 Speed/Depth Wind Pack 
Triton 1" Color Display
DST-800 transducer 
608 Wind sensor and NMEA 2K Kit
Precision 9 Compass N2K
Simrad NAC 2 Auto Pilot
Forward Scan Transducer
SimNet to Micro C Cable
N2K-T-RD Micro C T connector for N2K Network
SD 10 Auto Pilot Drive Unit
ICOM 400 Black Box W/ Command Mic
Alpine Stereo with two (2) Exterior speakers and two (2) Cabin speakers
Samsung 19 Flat Screen Television with BluRay DVD Player
B&G VHF Radio with Wireless Handset


Direct Current System (12volt DC) 

Voltage:  Deep Cycle 12-volt battery system

Batteries: The direct current electrical system consists of two (2) Group 24 battery for the start and house bank.

Exterior Lighting: All exterior lighting has been switched over to LED service

 625  CCA          13.22

The battery tested as follows:


                            Battery #1                           Battery #2                                                                     

SOC                     12.46V                                  11.96V                                                                     

Rated                   685 MCA                              685 MCA               

Measured             769 MCA                              441 MCA                                   

State of Charge    100%                                     50%                                          

State of Health      100%                                     85%                         


Batteries: The direct current electrical system consists of two (2) Group 24 batteries for the house bank. All batteries are properly installed according to ABYC standard E-10.7.4.&n

Engine and Mechanical

Single Yanmar diesel powered marine engine Model number 2GM20F, fresh water cooled, naturally aspirated with three cylinders rated 18 HP @3600 RPM


Manufacturer:  Tuff Tork Model number KM2P 

Type:  Direct Drive

Ratio:  2.62

Steering and Controls

Single helm station with quadrant and pulley type steering system with stainless steel destroyer type wheel that operated smoothly in static mode. (Positive stops in both directions)

Propellers and Propeller Shaft

Single 15 x 10 two blade Nibral propeller carried on a 1 stainless steel shaft.  

Main Engine Fuel System

Fuel Type:  Diesel One (1) 20 gallon polyethylene fuel tank.

Location:  The fuel tank is located under aft berth.

Fill Pipe Material:  USCG approved hose

Hose Connections and Clamps:  Hose connections were double clamped where sighted. 

Fuel Lines and Fittings:  All fuel lines sighted were marked U.S.C.G A-1 type fuel line. 

Deck and Hull

Details of construction appeared as standard for the 2005 Hunter 27. The hull and topsides are constructed of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) with Baltek end grain balsa coring and vinylester gelcoat.  Hull support was by FRP stringers, traverse floors and ½ marine grade plywood bulkheads bonded to the hull, interior partitioning, joinery, and deck moldings.  The subject boat generally appears to have been built with commonly accepted materials and to accepted recreational marine industry production standards and practices prevailing at the time of construction.

Deck Hatches, Port lights/Portholes


Hatches and Portholes: One (1) Bomar 19 white vinyl coated   tinted Lexan hatch is located on the cabin top.  

Port light(s): All port and starboard fixed portlights are in good condition.


Pulpit/Stern Rails:   Bow pulpit and Stern rail were visually inspected using a 10X magnifying glass to determine cracks or breaks in the welds. Determined to be within normal limits

Lifelines: The 3/16 white vinyl coated 1 x 19 stainless steel wire for the lifelines is in good condition.

Stanchions: The welded stainless steel stanchion system on the port and starboard sides running from bow pulpit to stern rail were visually inspected using a10X magnifying glass to determine cracks or breaks in the welds.  Determined to be within normal limits

Grab Rails and Deck Rails: All grab rails and deck rails were visually inspected by 10 x magnifying glass to determine cracks or breaks in the welds.

Scuppers:  Scuppers were free and clear of debris

Chocks and Cleats:  There are two (2) 8 stainless steel cleats on the port and starboard sides of the bow with one (1) 8 stainless steel cleat located in the anchor locker, and two (2) 8 stainless steel cleats on the port and starboard stern quarter.        

Deck Fittings: The O-rings for the fuel, water and waste deck fittings are in good condition.  

Marine Toilet: Jabsco manual





Sails and Rigging

All sails were reconditioned in 2017

Genoa was never used by original owner and was literally removed from original packaging by this sell

Harkin Traveler

Winches by Lewmar. Aft Cockpit are two (2) #30s and Forward Cockpit are two (2) #16s

Vessel Overview

The Hunter 27 is a roomy boat. Headroom is just over 6' under the main hatch, and almost 5' 10" at the forward end of the main cabin.

The forepeak contains a double berth. Aft of that cabin is a full-width head. Newer Hunter 27s have a holding tank system. Older boats are likely to have portable heads.

The main cabin has settee berths port and starboard. These settees extend under the forward bulkhead. While this arrangement reduces seating area, it also allows more room for the galley and quarterberth. Its a reasonable trade-off.

To port, at the aft end of the cabin, there is a quarterberth. A folding chart table is located over the forward end of the quarterberth. To starboard is the galley, with sink, two-burner alcohol stove, and icebox.

With eight opening ports, two opening hatches, and the companionway, ventilation in newer Hunter 27s is excellent at anchor in good weather. Older models have fewer opening ports. As with many boats, there is no provision for ventilation in heavy weather.

With a molded glass headliner, teak-finished bulkheads, solid teak trim, and teak cabin sole, the cabin has a finished appearance. There is good storage for a boat of this size for short-term cruising.

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.
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 2GM20F
Engine Year 2005
Total Power 18hp
Engine Hours 200
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
2005 Hunter 27' Fixed Keel

Brought to Florida from the northeast last summer her owner is relocating for work and will not be bringing his boat with him. She has been impeccably maintained and clearly a seasonally used vessel and shows LIKE A NEW BOAT. Since arriving in Florida her seller refitted her a with a completely new electronics package valued at over $9,000.She has a Yanmar 2GM20F 18 HP Diesel Motor with only 200 original hours. She is a shoal draft model with a 3 3 draft measurement. A no excuses vessel with a no excuses asking price. 

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