Helms 27, 1985. Included: 16 hours of FREE sailing lessons from the owner (who is a sailing instructor)
$11,500, reasonable offers considered
Comfortable family boat set up for single handed sailing! The boat is docked at a sailing club on Lake Murray. The Helms 27 is a proven design and was locally built in Irmo, SC. The boat is ready to sail with a minor repair to the throttle. Great for weekend camping or day sailing and picnics!
Large, stable boat. Large interior cabin with 6 ft. of headroom!
The sails (main and roller furling jib) are in good condition and ready to sail!
The Yanmar diesel engine is in good, clean condition. Starts immediately.
The hull, deck, and cabin are clean and in good condition.
Free - 16 hours of sailing lessons by the owner with purchase!
Wheel steering with pedestal-mounted engine controls
Masthead sloop rig
Roller furling jib
Quick reefing rigging on main
Adjustable back stay
Two cabin mounted, two-line clutches
Two self-tailing winches
Two winches mounted on cabin
Jib sheets are led to the cockpit for single-handed sailing
Fin keel with spade rudder for speed and maneuverability
Folding cabin table and cushioned settees
Spacious forward v-berth and pilot berth under cockpit
Cabinets for storage
Sink, ice box, and propane stove in cabin
Bow rail and lifelines
Teak handrails, hatch boards, and deck trim
Swim ladder on stern
Enclosed head (camp toilet)
Danforth anchor and rode in bow storage
Solar vent on forward hatch
$3700 in professional repairs completed July 2013!
Power washed bottom and applied two coats of West PCA Gold Anti-Fouling paint
Professional mast step and rig tune up
Replaced forward hatch
Wintec wind direction indicator installed
Stuffing box re-sealed
Replaced engine exhaust hose
New shaft zinc installed
Repairs to be made:
Bent throttle lever causes the engine to idle fast.
Possible bad battery, only getting juice from one bank right now.
The 803 number is through Google voice. Will call back from 980 number.