Built in 1979. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, twin bilge keels, skeg hung rudder, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, masthead Bermudan sloop rig and 5/6 berth internal layout in 2 cabins with around 6ft maximum headroom.
Designed by Frank Prior and built by Cobramold. Hull No MFP 119
LOA 27' 0" (8.2m)
LWL 22'0" (6.70m)
Beam 9' 2" (2.81m)
Draft 3'10" (1.19m)
Displacement 3068 kgs
1979, Leisure 27 with twin keels, diesel, mainsail with Stack-Pack cover, furling genoa, roomy interior with 6 berths, Smev gas cooker with auto electric oven, Clipper instruments, 2016 survey, Echomap Pus plotter, plenty of gear!
Volvo Penta MD7A 13.5HP inboard diesel engine with raw water cooling system. Sail drive (diaphragm changed November 2014 for 2015 season). Last service Autumn 2019. Cruising speed under engine is 4 to 5 knots with a maximum speed of around 6.5 knots. 7 gallon fuel tank. 2 blade propeller.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries. New starter engine switch. Solar panels.
Compass (recent), Clipper echo sounder, Clipper windspeed and direction, EchoMap Plus 45cv chart plotter (recent), VHF radio, windvane at masthead, barometer, navigation lights, steaming light, tricolour masthead light and anchor light.
Danbuoy, horseshoe lifebuoy, lifejackets, safety harnesses, fire extinguisher, new manual bilge pump.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, spray dodgers, cockpit cushions, boarding ladder, tiller, 2 x Barlow 16 sheet winches, 2 x Barlow 17 halyard winches, Bruce 7.5kg anchor with chain and warp, mooring warps and 5 fenders.
Slab reefing mainsail with Stack Pack mainsail cover & lazyjacks. Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 genoa, all lines led aft to cockpit, black anodised mast and boom, stainless steel standing rigging. Standing rigging renewed 2010.
Smev gas hob and auto electric oven, sink, various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, 2 x 10 gallon water tanks. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet. Curtains and carpets.
She has 5/6 berths including a double âVâ berth in the forepeak, her saloon table lowers to form a double berth to port with a long single berth to starboard and a small quarter berth to port.
"Sceptre" was purchased by her present owners in 2016 and a professional survey was carried out at the time. She has been sailed on a regular basis and updated where necessary including a recent chart plotter.