1980, Nicholson 27, Peter Milne design and built by the famous Camper & Nicholson yard, twin cylinder Volvo diesel fitted 1994, re-sprayed topsides 2011, new sails 2015, 5 berths in 2 cabins, good performance and roomy accommodation.
Volvo MD2010 10hp diesel inboard engine (installed new in 1994). Freshwater heat exchanger. 10 gallon stainless steel fuel tank. Saildrive to 2 blade fixed propeller.
2 x 12v batteries - 110 Amp/hr and 100 Amp/hr
2 x Plastimo bulkhead compasses, Clipper Duet echo sounder and log, Garmin fishfinder, DSC VHF radio, Garmin 128 GPS, Furuno GPS, Raymarine 1000 tillerpilot, clock and barometer, navigation lights.
Horseshoe lifebuoy, smoke detector, manual & electric bilge pumps.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, sprayhood, dodgers, cockpit cushions, outboard bracket on pushpit, tiller, Lewmar 16 self-tailing halyard winch, Lewmar 16 sheet winches, Lewmar 6 furling line winch, halyard clutches, spinnaker pole, Simpson Lawrence Seahorse manual anchor windlass (missing a pawl), Plough main anchor with chain and warp, mooring warps and fenders.
Slab reefing mainsail (NJ Mussett 2015) with mainsail cover (NJ Mussett 2015)) in blue. Selden Furlex 100 fitted in 2015 with furling genoa (NJ Mussett 2015). Cruising chute and spinnaker. Alloy mast and boom, stainless steel standing rigging (new 2010). Lines led aft to cockpit.
Her galley has a sink with freshwater from 25 gallon tank, Origo spirit cooker, hot and cold water supply, hot water via calorifier. Jabsco marine toilet (2018). Blue fabric upholstery.
5 berths in 2 cabins including a double V berth in the forward cabin. 1 single berth and one double berth in the saloon.
New automatic bilge pump (2021)
New forehatch (2019)
Engine serviced (2019)
Engine electrics refurbished (2021)
"Whisper" is a delight to sail and provides very comfortable accommodation whether on passage or at anchor in its spacious interior. We have used her for days out, weekends away with family and, occasionally, racing. Last survey 2010.