Marcon Sabre 27 (1976) for sale in Bangor, United Kingdom

£13,200 GBP
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Excitingly up for grabs on is the Marcon Sabre 27, a 1976 classic boat, first commissioned in 1980. Moored in Bangor, United Kingdom, this elegant vessel has been lovingly preserved with regular maintenance and contemporary upgrades by previous owners. The Sabre 27 is powered by a robust, recently installed 20hp Beta Marine BD722 engine with less than 900 running hours. With ample accommodation, this gem offers a spacious saloon with 6' headroom, a convenient galley, and a five-berth cabin layout for comfortable overnight stays. The saloon even boasts an updated cabin sole, finished with chic synthetic teak. The notable inventory comprises of contemporary sails from Kemp, an array of modern electronics and navigation equipment, and a warm air diesel heating system. A recent survey confirms the Sabre 27's excellent condition, ready for her new seafaring adventures. With her durability, comfort, and versatility, the Marcon Sabre 27 represents a tantalising opportunity for those seeking a classic sailing vessel.

General information
Marcon Sabre 27
Used sail boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Name of boat
Alan F Hill
Length overall
8.23 metres
Length waterline
6.76 metres
2.80 metres
1.42 metres
3,251 kg
Fin Keel
Bangor, United Kingdom

About this Marcon Sabre 27


Marcon - Sabre 27 first commissioned in 1980; report as hull # 47. She is in excellent order, ready to go and has been well cared for by her previous owners, She benefit from a more recent Beta 20hp engine and recent sails.


The Sabre 27, designed by Alan Hill, offers great accommodation, with 6' headroom in the saloon on a 27 ft hull. This example is in excellent order and ready to go.
Recent survey available - Backdraft is a great example and has been well maintained with various updates by her current and three previous owners.
Good sized cockpit with table and cushioned all-weather seating on cockpit locker lids.

Length Overall: 27' / 8.23 m
Length at Waterline: 22'2" / 6.76 m
Beam: 9' / 2.8 m
Max Draft: 4'8" / 1.42 m
Displacement: 7168 lbs / 3251 kg
Ballast: 3100 lbs / 1406 kg (iron)
Fin keel with skeg and rudder. GRP hull and deck. Saloon headroom 6 foot!!
Hull finish - original gel coat now with Blakes two-pack polyurethane paint.
Last survey dated 30/01/2023

The original Volvo inboard has been replaced at some point with a 3 cylinder 20hp Beta Marine BD722 (#IC 6015) with shaft drive to 3 blade fixed propeller and rope cutter.
Regularly serviced under current ownership
Engine hours are recorded as 880

Fuel: 9 gal. / 40 l in stainless steel
Water: 22 gal. / 100 l in forepeek - plastic
no holding tank

Saloon - 5 berth with L-shaped seating and removable table to starboard. One saloon berth and two quarter berths. Cabin sole has recently been redone with synthetic teak. Plenty of good stowage in side cupboard, behind and under cushions. Nav table to starboard as required.
Galley -  to port with Plastimo Neptune 25000 gas cooker with two burners grill and oven - self-draining gas compartment in cockpit locker, Stainless steel sink and manual cold water pump.
Forecabin - V-berth with insert with shelving and stowage. Access to chain locker and water tankage.
Heads - marine Jabsco toilet and pull-out hand basin with manual cold water pump

Masthead rigged sloop with anodised alu spars and single set of spreaders
Winches: Primary - 2 x Lewmar 16 self-tailing 2 speed
Spinnaker - 2 x Barient
Halyard - coach roof mounted  2 x Lewmar 8's fed from deck organisers
Spinnaker pole

Main by Kemp (2020)
Furling genoa by Kemp (2020) - Plastimo 809S furler
Spare main and genoa - older but serviceable
Spinnaker in sock
Main has stack pack and lazy jacks
Lines led aft so sails can be handled from cockpit.

12v / 240v with Shorepower and RCB
Engine and domestic batteries with isolator switching
Sterling Pro Charger 20
TV/VD player 20" with masthead Glomax aerial
Heating: warm air diesel heating (5 kW) with separate tank. 3 outlets including forecabin
Carbon monoxide alarm
LED cabin lights

Navigation kit
Plotter: Garmin GPSMap556
VHF: Raymarine RAY49E with DSC
Lowrance Hook
Wind speed and direction
NASA Target 2 depth sounder
Raymarine autohelm ST2000+ tiller pilot
Clock and barometer
Navigation lights

Anchors: 9 kg plough with 50m marked chain; and 25 lb spare anchor
Windlass: manual Lowrence fitted on foredeck
Warps and fenders
Boathook and deck brush
Fire extinguisher x2
Fire blanket
Sprayhood and dodgers
Windward MOB life sling


  • Lazyjacks
  • Log speedometer
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Dvd player
  • Lazy bag
  • Plotter
  • Spinnaker pole
  • Depthsounder
  • Vhf
  • Spinnaker - with sock
  • Swimming ladder
  • Battened mainsail - Kemp 2020
  • Compass
  • Autopilot
  • Battery charger
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Marine head
  • Furling genoa - Kemp 2020
  • Tv set
  • Tiller
  • Shore power inlet
  • Spray hood
  • Gps
  • Cockpit table
  • Oven
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Heating - diesel warm air

Contact Information

Contact John to register your interest and discuss

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.

Read more

1 x Beta BD722
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
40 litres
Maximum speed
12 kph
Cruising speed
9 kph
Number of cabins
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Broker/Dealer Information

BJ Marine - Belfast

Mr. John Harkness
Bangor Marina
Co. Down, Northern Ireland
BT20 5ED
United Kingdom
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