Hunter Horizon 272 sailing yacht for sale. 'Nimrod' is a very nice example of this popular family cruiser which has bilge keels, making her ideal for coastal sailing and exploring shallow waters. She has generous accommodation for her size with 5 berths in 2 cabins and a separate heads. She has had numerous upgrades including a new Yanmar 2GM20 18hp engine in 1998 and was had Coppercoat antifoul applied in 2017.
She is ashore here on our sales site hardstanding and is well worth viewing! Contact us today to arrange an appointment.
5/6 berths in 2 cabins with approx. 5'11" (1.8m) headroom. Elevated large single/double berth forward. Saloon with two settee berths and dining table with folding leaves and storage in middle. Chart table aft to port. Galley to starboard with two burner gas stove and grill, s/s sink with hand pumped supply and a cool box. Heads to port with Jabsco marine toilet in a separate compartment with wash hand basin. Grey/blue coloured upholstery.
• CQR anchor with chain/warp
• Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and lifelines
• Alloy stanchions
• Blue mainsail cover
• Blue cockpit dodgers
• Blue sprayhood
• various warps and fenders
• Boathook, deck brush, bucket
• winch handles
• Emergency engine start handle
• Raw water strainer top removal tool
• 5 litre diesel spare fuel container
• Tiller Pilot - Navico TP1800
• Icom VHF radio
• Garmin 551 chartplotter (new 2012)
• GPS Repeater
• Wind speed and direction
• Radar reflector on mast
• Windex on mast head (new 2014)
• Navigation lights
Rigging & Sails
Stainless steel standing rigging replaced in 2014.
Mansail - Kemp - new 2011.
Self-tacking jib - Kemp - new 2011.
Cruising Chute - make/age unknown.
• Manual bilge pump
• Fire extinguisher x 2
• Fire blanket
It should be noted that proof of 'VAT paid' status is not available.
July 2013 survey may be available upon request.
Mechanical and Rigging :
Twin keel aft cockpit auxiliary sloop. Designed by David Thomas, built and fitted out by Hunter Boats Ltd, Essex in 1990. Blue GRP hull with raked stem and stern. External cast iron twin keels with spade rudder and tiller steering. White GRP deck, superstructure and self-draining aft cockpit. GRP internal moulding with teak joinery and laminate surface galley work surface. Fuel tank in fibreglass tank (approx. 25 litres capacity) in cockpit locker. Water tank, capacity unknown. Hull Coppercoated in 2017, with the remainder of 10-year warranty valid.
Yanmar 2GM20YEU two cylinder 18 hp diesel engine located under companionway and new circa 1998. Shaft drive to two blade Brunton folding propeller (2009). Morse controls. Electric start. 25 litre fuel tank. 12 volt battery x 2 charging from alternator on the engine. Interior lighting.