EXTENSIVE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WELL REGARDED VESSEL. AT 27 FEET, ORION FEELS WIDER THAN MOST BOATS HER SIZE. ROOMY CABIN SLEEPS 4 AND IS APPEALING TO THE EYE WITH A LOVELY TEAK INTERIOR.
Spacious, forward private V-berth with opening overhead hatch.
Next aft to port is a storage cabinet and to starboard a private enclosed head with single basin sink, manual pump toilet, opening port, and storage compartment.
Midship is the salon with double leaf dining table which accommodates both the port and starboard settee benches. The table is secured to the bulkhead when not in use. When the table is down the bulkhead reveals a cupboard for glasses, mugs, spices, etc. Both benches have storage beneath and behind the backrest. The starboard settee expands to form a double berth.
Aft, port side is a cleanly designed galley with a 2 burner alcohol stove, large ice box, single basin stainless steel sink and storage compartments. A drop-down leaf allows additional counter space for meal preparations. There is a teak cutting board tailored to cover the stove.
Aft, starboard is a tidy, functional navigation and electrical panel followed by a spacious quarter bunk, with opening port.
Multiple opening hatches both port and starboard side provide excellent cross ventilation when at dock.
2017 digital Depthsounder
(Autopilot was not working when current owner purchased. Owner removed all except the wheel belt holder)
Conventional mainsail with 3 reef points
Mainsail cover, new 2017
Mack Pack lazy jack system, new 2017
Tides Marine Sail Track system, new 2017
Mainsail and genoa may be original (age unknown) but in good working condition. Both were professionally cleaned and serviced in 2017
Whisker pole - used to wing-out the genoa
Staysail (appears unused) and boom footing. (No stay or running rigging for staysail)
Mainsheet traveler on coach roof
Aluminum deck stepped mast
Stainless standing rigging
3 self-tailing Lewmar winches
Coachroof self-tailing winch new 2018
Wheel steering, leather wrapped wheel
Upper and lower lifelines, new 2017
Cockpit table - teak
Drink holder - teak
Extended bow pulpit
Teak toe rail
Teak hand rail on coach roof, port and starboard
Bimini, Dodger and Connector panel
Outboard engine bracket
110 Volt shore power with shore power cord
3 new 12 Volt batteries 2017
12 Volt master battery switch
12 Volt receptacle
Electric bilge pump with manual backup
6 gallon hot water tank, but currently disconnected from the engine coolant loop. Current owner used boat with cold water only.
Anchor with 50' chain and 200' rode (New 2017)
New Garhauer Dinghy Davit block and tackle system
Full keel, shallow draft, made of lead
3 blade, feathering Max-Prop
6 Jack stands
Purchased by current owner in fall 2016 from MD and shipped to Riviera Beach for improvements. Launched in 2017 for 6 weeks of sailing before being stored on the hard in FL. Boat was relocated in 2018 to Lake Champlain in upstate NY.
Improvements in 2017 by reputable Alan Rosensweig Yacht Repair, as well as "Colin Mack" of Mack sails:
2017 bottom sanded extensively (but not to gelcoat) and painted with Micron Extra anti-fouling paint
2017 dropped rudder to replace cutlass bearing and shaft
2017 replaced upper and lower lifelines
2017 removed original chain plates (reported to have problems in the IPY 27 of the 1980s) and replaced with new, superior external chain plates (approx. $9,000)
2017 stripped teak varnish on exterior and left as natural
2017 painted new boot stripe
2017 3 new batteries
2017 removed name plate and refinished transom
2017 replaced anchor light with new LED light
2017 replaced drive shaft and stuffing box
2017 added Mack Pack and Tides Marine Sail Track system (approx $4,000)
2017 sails professionally cleaned and restored
2017 compass completely rebuilt
2017 new 50' 5/16 chain and 200' anchor rode
2018 new shift lever
2018 new coachroof self-tailing winch
2018 Garhauer dinghy davit block and tackle system
-Aluminum water and holding tanks dated 2009 in good condition
-New hoisting line and cleat for centerboard