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Beaufort NC Boats for Sale

1978 Vancouver 27

Fuel type
Beaufort, NC

“UPDATE: Brand new custom interior, replaced interior bulkhead, head liner and custom teak trim (Sep 2023) – Your Day on the Water just got better!……”

This beautiful little boat has recently completed a 2000 mile journey from Rio Dulce Guatemala where the owner has spent the last dozen years running the premier rigging and sail loft in the Western Caribbean, Cayo Quemado Sails and Rigging, renowned in the cruising community throughout the Caribbean and beyond.  Emma was completely overhauled in 2010 with new sails and standing and running rigging, galley, Lavac head, holding tank, Plastimo fuel tank and a complete electrical and plumbing overhaul.  She has since been meticulously maintained and recently upgraded with the following:

Of Note – March and April 2023:    Complete overhaul of the Yanmar 2GM including cylinders, pistons and rings, injectors, valve job, surface the head and motor mounts. Renogy 1000W Pure sine wave inverter Renogy 40 amp MPPT solar charge controller Standard Horizon GX6000 VHF with AIS New Sony stereo Garmin GPSMAP 86Sci GPS Inreach capable Raymarine ST2000 5 ton tiller pilot New exterior Silicon Bronze chainplates Mainsheet traveler installed with mid-boom sheeting new sheet, blocks and clutch New custom mainsheet preventer and turning blocks complete servicing of Scanmar Monitor Windvane New bimini, deck bags for headsails and lee cloths Topsides and bottom paint Portlight visors in main cabin New gaskets all portlights, hatch and cockpit lockers

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Basic Info

Year: 1978

Make: Vancouver

Model: 27

Class: Cruiser

Length: 27

Fuel Type: Diesel

Contact Information

Please contact Beaufort Yacht Sales at 252-728-3155

On Deck

  • Full lifelines with S/S bow pulpit
  • S/S stern pulpit
  • Teak grab rails
  • Non-skid (2016)
  • Avon life raft
  • NEW burgundy Sunbrella bimini (2023)
  • Full cover
  • Black Sunbella dodger
  • Hatches (2)
  • Dorade vents (3)
  • Opening ports (8)
  • Cockpit locks (2)
  • Cockpit shower with bucket
  • Boom gallows
  • Top sides and bottom paint (2023)
  • Transom hung rudder
  • Tiller steering
  • Manual windlass with rode and chain gypsies
  • CQR 35# anchor with 220′ 1/4″ chain
  • Dual anchor roller
  • Large anchor locker
  • Eastport pram
  • Fenders (2)

Below Deck

  • Teak interior sleeps two
  • 7′ head room aft – 5’8″ forward
  • Starboard aft convertible settee with folding table
  • Starboard forward  berth with lee cloth
  • Port side manual marine head and storage with anchor locker access
  • Galley and chart table to port with sink under companionway
  • Electronics shelf
  • Storage lockers
  • Force 10 propane gimbale stove with broiler
  • Fresh water foot pump
  • Hella turbo fans (2)
  • Sony stereo with West Marine speakers (2)

Sails & Rigging

  • New sheets and jib halyard
  • Main sheets with three reefs points
  • Split backstay
  • Standing rigging in excellent condition
  • 1/4″ S/S 1×19
  • Chain plates
  • Storm sail
  • Jib
  • #2, #3 genoas
  • Spinnaker
  • Mainsail cover
  • New headsail deck bag

Electrical & Mechanical

  • AIS/GPS with VHF
  • Ritchie compass (2009)
  • Standard Horizon (2023)
  • Frieberger metal sextant on bulkhead
  • Tillerplot ST2000 (2023)
  • 1000w inverter (2023)
  • New 40 amp solar charge controller
  • 50w solar panels (2)
  • 200AH AGM batteries (2)
  • Starting battery
  • 30 amp alternator
  • 12v ADC 120v DC system
  • Xantrex battery monitor with 6 breakers
  • Whale Gusher manual bilge pump (rebuilt)
  • Y-valve
  • Fresh water cooled
  • Racor filter
  • New packing with stuffing box
  • New mounts
  • Fire extinguishers (2)

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.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Yanmar

Engine Model: 2GM20F

Engine Year: 2007

Total Power:  18hp

Fuel Type: Diesel

Engine 2

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Speed & Distance

Cruising Speed: 4.5kn

Max Speed: 5kn


Length Overall: 27

Length on Deck:

Max Draft: 4′ 9″

Beam: 8

Cabin Headroom:


Fresh Water Tank: 30 gal

Fuel Tank: 16 gal

Holding Tank: 18 gal


Heads 1

Contact Information


$27 500

Contact Broker Mike Hansen