The Vancouver 27 accommodation offers up to four berths in the saloon and forepeak with good headroom (approx. 6'6" maximum aft). The forepeak has a small double berth to starboard, seat, good storage and an opening hatch to foredeck. Separate heads compartment to starboard with a Jabsco marine toilet (new 2016), washbasin, stowage and a hanging locker opposite to port. Saloon with a settee berth to starboard with with lee cloth and removable pipecot over, folding table and further useful stowage. Linear galley to port equipped with a Spinflo Vantage 2-burner gas cooker with grill and oven, stainless steel sink and good storage in various lockers and shelves. Aft facing chart table aft to port with chart storage, electrical distribution panel and VHF radio. Manually pumped cold water supply at galley and heads. Eberspacher diesel fired warm air heating system (new 2015). Teak cabinetry with teak and holly soleboards, cotton upholstery and cream linings (some require minor attention/replacement in places).
Located abaft the companionway, Volvo Penta 2002 twin cylinder 18hp diesel engine (new 1989). Seawater cooled. Morse type single lever controls (new 2018) with electric start. Shaft drive (new cutlass bearing 2018) to fixed pitch three bladed propeller (new 2018).
The engine has been regularly serviced, with an oil and filter change carried out in January 2019 ready for the coming season.
3 x 12v Batteries (all new winter 2016/17) charged via engine alternator. Wind generator. Electrical distribution panel. During the 2018 refit the wiring was inspected, tested and renewed where necessary.
Sails & Spars
Cutter rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast (with mast steps) and boom. Solid kicker. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2018). Terylene running rigging (new 2018). Slab reefing mainsail. Furlex headsail furling system (new 2018) on outer forestay. Hanked sails on inner forestay. Two Lewmar 40 self tailing sheet winches (new 2018). Two Gibb halyard winches.
Mainsail - Arun - 2014 - very good
Furling Genoa - Arun - 2014 - very good
Hanked staysail - Arun - 2014 - very good
Anchor with chain and warp
Lofrans manual anchor windlass (new 2002)
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
Teak coachroof grabrails
Sprayhood, mainsail cover and cockpit dodgers
Stainless steel boarding ladder
3 x Dorade type ventilators
Various warps and fenders
Plastimo bulkhead compass
Standard Horizon Quest GX1500E DSC VHF radio
Raymarine ST40 depth sounder
Raymarine ST40 speed/log
Standard Horizon CP180i colour GPS chart plotter
Pioneer CD/radio stereo system
Clock and barometer
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Vancouver 27 built in 1978 by Northshore Yachts to a design by Robert B. Harris. White Awlgrip painted GRP hull (professionally painted topsides in 2018, hull epoxy coated below the waterline at an earlier date), superstructure and decks with painted non-slip surfaces. Long keel with encapsulated ballast. Tiller steering to keel hung rudder. Aft self-draining cockpit with Tek-dek laid seating. Teak deck capping.