Kent 27 G Class Kent 8 Metre

  • Boat REF#  ·  273374
  • Length  ·  8.08m
  • Year  ·  1978
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Bilge
  • Sleeping berths  ·  5
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 27hp, Naani (2015)
  • Lying  ·  Gt Yarmouth
Boatshed Norfolk
Boatshed Norfolk
Steve Biggs

Extra Details

Designer Ian Hunnay
Builder Norfolk Knights
Lying Gt Yarmouth
Fuel capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 159.1 ltr (35.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 27hp
Engine make and model Naani (2015)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.8 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots

New Nanni engine and new gearbox fitted 2015 with 242 use.
Serviced and winterised October 2018.
New fuel tank 2013


Length 8.08m
LOD 80.80m
LWL 7.85m
Beam 2.74m
Draft Min 1.00m
Draft Max 1.02m
Airdraft 2.59m
Displacement 3,700kg (8,158.5lbs)
Headroom 1.88m
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged Sailspar Aluminium spars (2004) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2004)


Reefing mainsail - (unknown year)
Other sails Storm jib (unknown year)
Genoa (unknown year)
Working jib (unknown year)

The mast can be lowered to go under bridges.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels New electrics 2014


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Paint finish

The Kent G class is a roomy Motor Sailer with a deep spacious cockpit and lot of room below. The standing headroom is also worth a mention at around 6ft 3 inches. She is a well planned boat inside and feels bright and roomy
Painted hull to a very high standard
GRP Construction with Bilge keels underwater profile, gelcoat finish
Triple Keel - Long centre keel with bilge plates.
This boat is a very sturdy vessel and will be very sure footed at sea.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

V berth forward with plenty of stowage and the main saloon converts to a double if required.
Quarter berth aft on the starboard side.
New calorifier and eberspacher heating system.

3 burner propane Stove


Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system

V berth forward with plenty of stowage and the main saloon converts to a double if required.
Quarter berth aft on the starboard side.
New calorifier and eberspacher heating system.

3 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Cockpit cover
Swim Ladder
Cockpit Enclosure

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Sea Wolf windlass
1 anchors
8.00m of chain

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Navigation lights
Fish Finder
Depth sounder
Radar Reflector

Tiller pilot.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys
Emergency steering

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

BSC until 2022
New navigation lights 2019

Broker's Comments

These sturdy, good looking motor sailors don't appear very often but enjoy a loyal following. Good performance under sail and power with the added bonus of shallow draft allows for adventurous cruising. Spacious interior with a practical layout make this boat ideal for a couple or young family.
Full history and manuals available.
BSC Until 2022
Fuel tank 40l plastic,installed with fuel gauge.
Nanni three cylinder diesel engine,shaft and propeller.
Calor gas locker for two butane 4.5kg cylinders.and pipes to cooker.
Webasco hot air heating .
Calorifier hot water system and cold and hot water pipes to galley and toilet.
Heated by engine or 240v shore power.
Galley taps,pan locker.Jabsco water pump.
Electric 12 v Wiring internal.
Batteries 12 v matrix 80amphr feed to engine only and 120amphr feed to services.
HZB-12-80amphr &HZB120amphr Peachment.
Solar panel and regulator .marlec eng ltd Corby SpectraLite 20PV panel.
Carbon Monoxide alarm.
Shorepower 240v cable and RCD.
Cool Box 240v and 12v supply
Stb aft locker modified to increase capacity
Port saloon lockers modified to increase capacity.
Horn,p&s nav lights ,rudder indicator.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Kent 27 G Class Kent 8 Metre has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve of Boatshed Norfolk. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

7 years

Why are you selling her?

Health reasons

Where have you sailed her?

Norfolk Broads

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