7/30/06, 1981 Watkins 27, Lewes, Delaware, $9,800, sold 11/4/06

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1981 Watkins 27

  • a well-built pocket cruiser featuring a shoal draft of only 3'8 1/2" convenient for inland sailing. Enjoy sailing and forget the depth sounder! Offshore the Watkins27 performs well, sails smoothly and proves to be a very forgiving ship. Slab reefing and a roller furler make operations a breeze. Owner has moved up to a larger boat and needs to sell immediately.


  • Roller furling head sail
  • Shoal draft
  • Yanmar 8hp diesel engine
  • 120 and 12v electrical systems
  • Standing and running rigging in excellent shape
  • 2 burner stove
  • Metal toe-rail entire length of boat
  • Pressure water system to galley and head
  • Anchor and rhode
  • Boarding ladder
  • Sleeps six
  • Head and holding tank
  • Opening ports and hatch
  • Beautiful teak interior
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Interior cushions
  • Stereo system
  • VHF marine radio


  • LOA 27'0
  • DWL 23'8
  • Beam 10'
  • Displacement 7500 lbs
  • Draft 3'8"
  • Ballast 3500 lbs
  • Sail Area (Main) 156 sq.ft.
  • Sail Area (Jib) 191 sq.ft.
  • Mast Height above LWL 38'7
  • MORC Rating 19.48
  • Headroom 6'2
  • Berths 5
  • Water 40 Gals.
  • Fuel 20 Gals.
  • Auxiliary, 8hp Yanmar, Diesel

    This turn-key comfortable cruiser is ready to sail away. A sailing lesson comes free with purchase upon request. Delivery is negotiable.

    I finally sold the boat recently. Thank you for your help. Your site did not find my buyer, however I received a lot of interest due to it.
    Thank you again,
    Lewes, Delaware

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