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1983 Helms 27

6 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

“Windchime” is a well-laid-out cruiser. Over 6′ of headroom and a longer than normal v-berth make this boat a comfortable overnighter.

Extensive storage throughout. Long gorward v-berth with cushions sleeps 2, with lockers below bunk and hatch to foredeck. In salon, starboard settee with cushion has stowage behind and shelf above the seatback. Port bunk with cushions and settee tabletop folds out to sleep 2, with stowage behind and shelf above the seatback. Two opening ports and two fixed windows. Large enclosed head with sliding door includes marine toilet, stainless steel sink / vanity, two opening ports and small overhead opening hatch. To starboard of companionway ladder: two-burner Kenyon alcohol stove. Stainless steel sink. Stowage below counter in drawers and above in shelves. Large icebox to port, lots of counter space.

Equipment on Board:

Windspeed meter and Standard Horizon depth meter in cockpit. Uniden P270 VHF Radio. 12V DC with hookups for two batteries. Panel in cabin with DC battery switch and AC shore power breaker. Cabin lights, running lights, masthead light. Rule bilge pump with auto switch. Harken roller furling headsail. Two Lewmar 30 two-speed winches in cockpit. Wheel steering on Edson pedestal with Saturn compass. Deep lazarettes on each side: port side provides easy access to batteries, starboard provides access to fuel tank and back of engine. Full-length lifelines. Spinnaker pole, two whisker poles. Teak handrails down the length of the cabin top. Stern rail with fold down swim ladder, horseshoe holder, rod holder. Masthead rig is deck-stepped. Whale gusher bilge pump in cockpit. Interior upholstery in good shape. Cockpit cushions, two winch handles, lifejackets, two fire extinguishers, danforth anchor on stainless steel bow roller.

Helms 27
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