This well loved 2.5 ton Balboa 27 is loaded with paper charts and all the safety equipment and options that will suit all your sailing and cruising aspects. "Osprey" points well and sails well with 8’ beam, 6ft standing headroom, and a beautifully designed interior with lots of storage. This makes this boat very comfortable for long excursions or one person living aboard. "Osprey" has a 2'6" draft with a winched swing keel that increases it to 5'6". Engine is a Yamaha High Thrust electric start 9.9hp outboard with built in charger and cockpit controls (just serviced) that will push her along to over 7 knots with a 13 gal fuel tank, Dacron mainsail battened with a reef line that comes back to the cockpit, Multi-colour furling Genoa 150 with UV strip, Colourful asymmetrical spinnaker with sheets, Control lines lead back to the cockpit, 6 winches, Lazy Jack System for mainsail, Garmin GPSMap 441S Chart Plotter with sonar linked into a DSC VHF Radio and the Raymarine 1000 Autohelm, Stereo system with Polkaudio speakers, additional speaker in cockpit for VHF or Stereo, Boarding ladder for accessing the dinghy is stored in the lazarette, Electric windlass with Rocker Switch in anchor locker, 25 lb Danforth anchor with 30 ft BBB Chain and 200 ft of Samson 3 strand 1/2” nylon rope, spare smaller Danforth anchor with 160 ft of line, 400' of stern tie line on a spool, Dodger and a Bimini with intermediate and side windows keep you dry in the rain while still able to sail or motor, cockpit cushions, Force 10 BBQ with cover, Dickinson propane fire place in salon will extend your sailing season, Large fiberglass Propane tank with 2 stage gas regulator, 15A power cord with patch cords for other plug configurations. Custom AC Circuit Breaker Distribution Panel with Reverse Polarity indicator and 5 outlets throughout the boat, Custom DC Circuit Breaker Distribution Panel, Roof mounted solar panel with controller and USB charger, Battery Switch controls 2 deep cycle flooded house and starter batteries, Voltmeter monitors each battery and monitors house current, Clock/Weather station with barometer monitoring, LED lighting inside & out, Dual battery conditioning AC Charger, large V Berth with new covered foam mattress, Port side settee with new foam cushions/mattress sets up to a double birth, Quarter berth with covered foam mattress, galley has 2-burner propane stove/oven, large icebox with freshwater pump-out, Electric Pressurized fresh water system with 21 gallon polyethylene tank and galley sink, Self contained head, Additional bracket for a Tender outboard on stern can act as a second motor in emergencies or for trolling plus so much more. This boat has been meticulously restored with a new headliner. Just put your food and clothes on board and your ready to go exploring. "Osprey" is currently fully setup on a trailer and can be transported without a special permit. It is ready to show or with the special mast-lowering a-frame it can be prepared for transport to the ocean. Asking $13500.firm. May also have a dinghy and 5hp outboard for sale.
HULL / RIGGING / SAILS / ENGINE
Beam: 8’ 0"
Draft: variable 2’5” (with centreboard down 5’8”)
Hinged centreboard: 140 lb
Shoal keel 2460 lbs
Displacement: 4,900; 2,600 in ballast with 140# in the centerboard.