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1968 Wauquiez Victorian 27

Levington, United Kingdom


The Victorian 27 designed by Kim Holman and strongly built by the Wauquiez yard, this pretty yacht has proved to be fast and seakindly. She has been in her current ownership for 11 years and has been sailed all over the East Coast of England, Holland, Belgium & France. A must view!

Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office - +44 (0) 1473 659681


Approved Boats is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Suffolk Office.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Wauquiez
Model: Victorian 27
Year: 1968
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Henri Waquiez
Designer: Holman & Pye
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: Suffolk Office
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 27'6 ft / 8.38 m
Length Overall: 27'5 ft / 8.36 m
Waterline Length: 19'2 ft / 5.84 m
Beam: 8'7 ft / 2.62 m
Max Draft: 4'1 ft / 1.24 m
Displacement: 2,404 kg
Single Berths: 3
Double Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Nanni
  • Model: 2.50 HE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 13hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade
  • Year: 2002
  • Engine Hours: 221
  • Engine Location: Center
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 80 L


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Stock Number: North Hard
Boat Class: Cruisers, Sloop


The accommodation offers five berths in two cabins. V berth forward with infill and stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Marine toilet to port with hanging locker opposite. In saloon, two settee berths. Galley to starboard. Two burner gas cooker with grill. Stainless steel sink. Pressurised cold water system. Chart table opposite with quarter berth behind.

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway, Nanni 2.50 HE twin cylinder 13.5hp diesel engine (fitted new 2002). Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft driven to a fixed pitch two bladed propeller. 25 litre fuel capacity. Maximum speed under power 6 knots. Single lever control. Regulary serviced by Nanni engineer. Approximately 221 engine hours.

Electrical Systems
  • One 12 volt domestic battery - 2017
  • One 12 volt engine start battery - 2017
  • Alternator charging
  • 240 volt ring mains
Sails & Spars

Masthead rigged bermudan sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom by Proctor. Stainless steel standing rigging (2011). Terylene running rigging (2016). Slab reefing mainsail. Headsail furling system. Alloy spinnaker pole. Two Lewmar sheet winches. Halyard winch.

  • Mainsail - AS Sails - 2017 - good
  • Genoa - 2011 - Fair
Deck Equipment
  • Bruce anchor with chain
  • Kedge anchor
  • Lewmar manual anchor windlass
  • Mainsail cover
  • Boarding ladder
  • Various fenders and warps
Navigation Equipment
  • NASA depth instrument
  • NASA speed & log instrument
  • GPS
  • NASA AIS receiver
  • Simrad autopilot
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Floating light
  • Emergency tiller
  • Electric bilg pump

Built in 1968 by Chantier Henri Wauquiez to a design by Holman & Pye. Dark blue painted GRP hull. Teak toe rail. White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to decks. Long keel with encapsulated ballast. Skeg hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit.


The company normally acts as brokers 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.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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