Varne 27

£11,300.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  314456
  • Length  ·  8.46m
  • Year  ·  1978
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Fin
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 14hp, Beta (2012)
  • Lying  ·  Oban
Boatshed Scotland
Boatshed Scotland
Ian Sawkins

Extra Details

Designer Duncan Stewart
Builder Varne Marine
Lying Oban
Fuel capacity 35.0 ltr Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 20.0 ltr Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/03/2022


Engine 1 x diesel 14hp
Engine make and model Beta (2012)
Engine Hours engine1= 700
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


Length 8.46m
LWL 6.40m
Beam 2.74m
Draft Min 1.50m
Draft Max 1.50m
Displacement 2,815kg
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged unknown Aluminium spars (1978) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail - roller boom (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Small Striped Genoa (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Trysail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 2 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

2 burner propane Stove


Manual water system

2 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Instrument Covers

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric South Pacific windlass
2 anchors
(Rocna & Danforth)
30.00m of chain
10.00m of rode
Seago dinghy (unknown year)

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Fish Finder
AIS Receiver
Depth sounder
Radar Reflector

New Nav Lights fitted 2022. Mast Cables replaced and new switch panel fitted.

Safety Equipment

Fume detector
Carbon Monoxide detector
Life buoys
Swim ladder

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Date of last life raft service: 04-02-2020

New Fire Extinguisher fitted in cockpit locker.

The Varne 27 is a well-proven design alongside such brands as Nicholson’s, Rustler's and Contessa’s, known for being fast, and smooth.

This model has the appearance of being well cared for, with sympathetic upgrades. Absolutely benefiting from a replacement 14hp Beta engine and the essential battery charging additions such as solar panels, wind generator and shore power.

If you are in the market for such a vessel, then this should be on your shopping list.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered. Cradle & Mooring available by separate negotiation.

This Varne 27 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

6 years

Why are you selling her?

Moved Away

Where have you sailed her?

West Coast Scotland

The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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