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Freeman 27



LOA (Metres/Feet): 08.23m / 27\'00
Draft (Metres/Feet): 00.76m / 02\'06
Beam (Metres/Feet): 03.07m / 10\'01
Air Draft (Metres/Feet): 02.13m / 07\'00
Berths: 4
Type: River Cruiser
Fuel: Diesel
Reference: NYH1257

FREEMAN 27 –  1979 – Single Thornycroft 1.8 diesel. This comfortable 4 berth cruiser is a rare soft top model with folding windscreens and is an exceptional and lovingly maintained example. Recent canopy, carpets and upholstery. Cockpit upholstery updated last season in deep wine coloured Silvertex with motif stitching. Her inventory includes warm air heating, toilet holding tank, shore power, stainless steel davits and a beautifully hand made sapele folding cockpit table. Clean and tidy under the boards, she's among the best of her marque.


Freeman 27 for sale

Boat Reference Number: NYH1257
Year Built: 1979
LOA (Metres): 08.23m
Draft (Metres): 00.76m
Beam (Metres): 03.07m
Air Draft (Metres): 02.13m
Cabins: 1
LOA (Feet): 27\'00
Draft (Feet): 02\'06
Beam (Feet): 10\'01
Air Draft (Feet): 07\'00
Berths: 4
Toilets: 1
Hull Construction: GRP
Fuel: Diesel
Showers: 1
Hull Type: Semi-Displacement
Engine Manufacturer: Thorneycroft
Model: 1.8
Engine Power: 50
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Capacity 24 Gallons
Drive Type: Shaft
Type: River Cruiser
Max Speed: 7
Make: Freeman
Yacht Type: Brokerage


  • The galley comprises of a sink / drainer unit with Eastham Maxol twin gas hob. Oven and grill can both be concealed beneath folding varnished wooden covers. The electric fridge is fitted into the lower galley units which provide ample storage for crockery and utensils. Hot water is heated via calorifier or 240v immersion.

Deck Equipment

  • Stanchions with guard wire (renewed 2014)
  • Pulpit rail
  • Folding windscreens
  • Full pram canopy (renewed 2013)
  • Stainless steel tender davits
  • Boarding ladder
  • Grab rails
  • Deck cleats Comprehensive suite of mooring lines and fenders

Mechanical / Electrical

  • Domestic and engines start batteries
  • 240v shore power
  • Holding tank and indicator gauge
  • RPM gauge
  • Oil gauge
  • Temp gauge
  • Warm air heating
  • Immersion heater
  • Calorifier


  • The Freeman 27 is a hugely popular traditional river cruiser that sleeps 4 in a classic arrangement via the forward V berths and dinette located to the port, separated by a folding door. There is a good sized toilet/ shower compartment located to starboard with the galley area adjacent.
  • The aft cockpit provides a comfortable bench seat running along the transom with a helm seat port and a navigators seat starboard, all recently re upholstered. This is a rare soft top model with fully folding windscreens and whilst passage through Potter Heigham is only possible on a very low tide, Wroxham bridge and Osney bridge over the Thames present no restrictions.

Safety Equipment

  • 1 x 1kg dry powder extinguisher (cockpit)
  • 1 x 1kg dry powder extinguisher (cabin)
  • 1 x Fire blanket

Service History

  • New Carpet 2014
  • New stern boarding ladder
  • New canopy 2013
  • New Screen cover and privacy covers
  • New Stanchion Wires
  • Side panels repainted 2014
  • New cockpit table
  • Anti fouled July 2014
  • Cockpit upholstery renewed in deep wine coloured Silvertex
  • New dash top switch panel and instruments
  • Domestic water filter fitted 2014

Other Equipment

  • Stereo CD player with IPod / auxiliary input


The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

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