Rossiter Pintail 27 for sale

Plymouth, United Kingdom

£14,950 GBP

Rossiter Pintail 27
General information
Rossiter Pintail 27
Used sail boat for sale
£14,950 GBP
Name of boat
Galatea of Burnham
Length overall
8.31 metres
Length waterline
7.01 metres
2.67 metres
1.07 metres
5,284 kg
Full Keel
Plymouth, United Kingdom

About this Rossiter Pintail 27


Rossiter Pintail 27  -  1979  -  £14,950

The Rossiter Pintail is a sea-kindly cruising yacht with traditional lines. Her long keel combined with twin bilge keels provide a moderate draft, making her ideal to cruise shoal waters of the UK and allows easy drying out.
This example has just completed a single-handed Round Britain trip over two seasons. A good opportunity to acquire a character cruising yacht with the benefit of a GRP hull for low maintenance.

Pintail’s makes no apology for being somewhat old-fashioned. The design has been proven over 35 years with a design concept reaching back through her predecessors: the Heron and Shelduck. The modifications that were incorporated into the Pintail design are relatively minor: the mast step has been raised to give better headroom in the heads compartment, and a fixed chart table is included. The amount of wood seen on Pintail’s makes her a rarity amongst many other boats, and it is undoubtedly one of the main elements contributing to her unique character. The woodwork is executed with considerable craftsmanship and attention to detail and helps to make her a proper yacht.

If you’re not already aware of them, you will come to appreciate the virtues of a heavy displacement boat. The Pintail's powerful, seakindly hull with a long keel gives her great stability and a predictable, dependable performance. Her shoal draft and bilge keels make shallow and drying creeks and harbours accessible to you. The accommodation accent is on providing comfort rather than squeezing in as many berths as possible. There is good standing headroom in the main cabin with two settee berths each side and a further two in the forward cabin.

The galley is to port, just inside the companionway and has a two-burner Taylors Paraffin cooker and a sink. The oilskin locker is opposite with the chart table above it. The heads compartment is forward through a door that shuts off the heads compartment & forward cabin from the saloon. It is fitted with a sea toilet and sliding washbasin. Opposite the heads compartment is a large hanging locker. Throughout the boat there are as many lockers as possible providing a great deal of stowage space.


Four berth in saloon and forward cabin.
Forward Cabin: Two 'Vee' berths with ample storage beneath for sails and other loose items. Opening hatch to foredeck
Heads compartment: Separate Heads to starboard with slide away wash basin & Jabsco sea toilet (New in 2014) Manually pumped cold water system. Hanging locker to port. 
Saloon: with two settee berths each side with ample storage both underneath & behind, Central drop leaf mahogany saloon table. 
Galley Area: Situated aft to port adjacent to the companionway with a Taylors 'Ideal K' 2 burner paraffin cooker, Sink with manual fresh water pump, Lots of storage for crockery, utensils etc
Nav area: Fold out chart table to starboard with adjacent main electrical panel and Hanging locker for oilskins opposite galley area & adjacent to the companionway 

Step up to cockpit with seating and stowage under

Mechanical and electrical systems

Bukh DV24 two cylinder 24hp marine diesel
Shaft drive to 3 blade propeller 
2 X 12v Batteries charged by engine driven alternator
PV Solar Panel with dual battery controller and connected LCD display

Fuel - Approx 64Lts
Water - Approx 120Lts in two tanks

Navigation Equipment

Garmin GPS Map 557 combined Chartplotter & sounder unit (2019)
Qwark AIS repeater and WiFi data connection for convenient tablet navigation (2021)
NASA Clipper Wind (2021)
NASA Clipper Depth (2015)
Standard Horizon Explorer GX 1700E VHF/DSC radio (2017)
Raymarine ST 2000+ Tiller Pilot 
Hebridean Wind Vane Steering system (New in 2021)
Steering Compass
Clock & Barometer

Sails and spars

Aluminium Alloy Sparlight mast, and wooden boom
Stainless steel standing rigging
Furlex roller furling headsail system
Inner detachable forestay fitting to use hank on sails
Winter 2020/21 Main sail and Genoa overhauled
Winter 2021/22 2nd Reefing point added to main sail
Summer 2022 Genoa serviced

Tan Sails:
Roller furling Mainsail
Roller furling Headsail
Lighter airs furling Genoa
No.1 and No. 2 Hank on Jibs  

Deck Equipment

Simpson Lawrence Manual windlass
3 anchors (CQR 35 lb, CQR 25 lb, Fortress XS7)
Approx 35m of chain
Approx 50m of warp
6 fenders
Various Warps/ropes/short chains
2 Boathooks (1 Aluminium + 1 wooden)
Plastimo boarding ladder

Mainsail Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Cockpit cover
All-over cockpit cover
Heavy canvas winter boat cover

Dinghy & Outboard:
Zodiac Cadet C260 inflatable dinghy (good condition) carry bag included
Electric outboard motor 45 pounds thrust + 70A/hr battery (New in 2021)

Safety Equipment

LED Navigation, deck and interior lights
Horseshoe Life buoy
Portable Fog Horns
Radar reflector
3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 Electric)

History and Construction

Built in 1979 by Rossiter Yachts of Christchurch to a design by Hugh Rossiter
Dark Blue GRP Hull with raised cabin sides
Light Grey GRP foam sandwich construction decks with White/grey GRP cabin doghouse
Traditional long keel with encapsulated ballast bilge keels
Tiller steering to transom hung rudder with mahogany blade

Contact Information

Contact us at the Barbican Yacht Agency on 01752 228855 in the first instance, this yacht is located ashore in a boatyard away from our office, so prior arrangement needs to be made for a viewing.

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.

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1 x Bukh DV24

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.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Barbican Yacht Agency

Sutton Harbour Marina
United Kingdom
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