1982, motor sailer with dual steering positions, long keel and bilge keels, in-mast furling mainsail, Mercedes OM 636 42hp diesel, autopilot, new Lofrans electric anchor windlass with remote, hot water and more! "Zovare" has just been reduced in price, she needs a little work here and there just to bring her back to tip top order cosmetically, but mechanically she has had lots of recent money spent and is ready to go. She is a good solid motor sailer comparable to a Fisher, LM or Colvic and now at a bargain price!
Built in 1982. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, varnished rubbing strake and rubbing band, long keel with bilge keels, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, internal wheelhouse with wheel steering, Bermudan sloop rig and 5 berth internal layout with around 6.1ft maximum headroom.
LOA 27ft (8.2m)
Beam 9.9ft (3.0m)
LWL 21.2ft 6.5m)
Draft 3.2ft (1.0m)
Headroom 6.1ft approx
In-mast furling mainsail (2000). Genoa roller reefing system with No1 Genoa (2010). All lines led aft to cockpit. Alloy mast & boom, stainless steel standing rigging.
Mercedes OM636 42hp diesel (1982) with indirect cooling. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries. 200L fuel tank. Cruising speed under engine around 6 knots.
Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit, guardwires (2008), cockpit cushions, boarding ladder, boarding platform, wheel & tiller steering, telescopic spinnaker pole, 2 sheet winches and 1 halyard winch, stainless steel davits, 35 CQR anchor with 50m chain, Lofrans 1000 electric anchor windlass (recent and includes remote control), Danforth kedge, mooring warps and fenders.
Compass, Seafarer echo sounder, VHF radio, windvane at masthead, Autohelm autopilot, GPS, clock, barometer, navigation lights.
Danbuoy, lifebuoy, manual fire extinguishers, smoke detector, rope cutter on propeller, manual and electric bilge pumps.
Galley has a gas cooker with 2 burners, oven and grill, electric cool box, hot and cold water supply to sink from 200L fixed water tank. Hot water via engine calorifier. Recent Jabsco sea toilet in separate heads compartment (large heads with a sealed chamber beneath to take a pump so is ready to take a shower). Blue upholstery, curtains.
There are 5 berths including 2 Vee berths in the separate forward cabin, her table lowers to form a double berth plus there is a pilot berth aft of the saloon.
"Zovare" has an interesting history, being the very first Cox 27 - originally named "Nova" she was the demonstrator and featured in magazine reviews and the company's promotional material. Her current and previous owners have both based her here at Tollesbury. Recent maintenance work has included;
Freshly antifouled, Zovare is ready to launch! Overall a very substantial motor sailer and being able to dry out on her bilge keels, ideal for the East Coast!