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post #16 of Old 10-08-2012
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Re: Sun Yacht

Originally Posted by wchevron View Post
anyone ever heard of sun yachts. someone nearby is selling a '78 27' sun yacht. roller furling, 12 hp yanmar diesel, tiller steering. looked at it very quickly and appears to be in decent shape. my neighbor is looking for a boat this size. just wondering if i should recommend it or not.
I have a 1978 Sun 27 Some were made near Belligham and some near Vancouver. They came with outboard, 1 cyl. Yanmar , and 2 cyl. Yanmar. Similar to a Catalina27 but much heavier built. They were NOT designed by Perry but by the young Monk. Perry drew the lines for the bow and stern for Monk
who rented the first floor of Perry's little building in Seattle. I've had my boat for about 19 years or so. very sturdy and does well in the storms I've been caught in. Very well designed living space with an offset entrance. A good boat for the price. A few things I added, handholds inside the cabin. I have a 20GM Yanmar in mine now, and a Campbell 12 inch prop. Does well in the Northwest.
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