WATKINS 27 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of WATKINS 27. Built by Watkins Yachts and designed by Walter Scott, the boat was first built in 1977. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 8.23. Its sail area/displacement ratio 14.79. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

WATKINS 27 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about WATKINS 27 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.23 m / 27.00 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):32.79 m2 / 352.95 ft2
Draft (max):1.12 m / 3.67 ft
Displacement:3402 kg / 7500.12 lbs
Ballast:1588 kg / 3500.94 lbs
Last Built:1984
Designers:Walter Scott
LWL:7.21 m / 23.65 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:21.88
Capsize Screening Formula:2.05

Rig And Sail Specs

I:10.61 m / 34.81 ft
S.A. Fore:9.14 m / 29.99 ft
E:3.28 m / 10.76 ft
S.A. Fore:17.78 m2 / 191.38 ft2
S.A. Main:14.98 m2 / 161.24 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)32.76 m2 / 352.63 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:76 L / 20.08 gals


Water:151 L / 39.89 gals


Builders:Watkins Yachts
Designers:Walter Scott


Who designed the WATKINS 27?

WATKINS 27 was designed by Walter Scott.

Who builds WATKINS 27?

WATKINS 27 is built by Watkins Yachts.

When was WATKINS 27 first built?

WATKINS 27 was first built in 1977.

How long is WATKINS 27?

WATKINS 27 is 7.21 m in length.

What is mast height on WATKINS 27?

WATKINS 27 has a mast height of 9.14 m.

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