Essex Clarke & Carter
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, GB, CM0 8BL
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1987 Jeanneau Fantasia 27

location icon Canvey Island, United Kingdom
Year 1987
Length 27 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Jeanneau

The Jeanneau Fantasia 27 is a popular cruising yacht combining good performance and easy handling with spacious, comfortable accommodation for their size. Out of the Blue is a very good example of her kind, well presented and fitted with a modern Beta engine. An excellent first proper cruising yacht, well suited to shorthanded sailing and offering plenty of space for longer cruises! 

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Year Built 1987
Category Sail
Length Overall 27'3 ft
Beam 9'5 ft
Max Draft 4'11 ft
Cabin Headroom 5'11 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Min Draft 4'11 ft
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 13.80 hp
Cruising Speed 5 kn
Maximum Speed 6 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 27 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 50 L
Ballast 748 kg
Displacement 2,448 kg

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Beta
Model: 14
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 14hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Year: 2012
Engine Hours: 200
Engine Location: Center

The Jeanneau Fantasia has an open plan saloon layout and offers up to six berths in two cabins with approximately 5'11" headroom. Large wrap-around seating area with central table forward, offering two settee berths with a further small double V-berth forepeak. Galley to port with a 2-burner gas cooker with oven, stainless steel sink with manually pumped cold water supply, and storage. Forward-facing chart table to starboard with electrical distribution panel and useful storage areas. Aft cabin to port fitted with a double berth, opening and fixed portlights, seat, and hanging locker. Separate heads compartment aft to starboard fitted with a marine toilet, washbasin, and storage cupboard. Although not currently fitted, it would be possible to upgrade the water system to a pressurised hot and cold water supply via a calorifier due to the freshwater cooled replacement engine, and the heads could be converted to incorporate a shower if required. Blue velour upholstery with complimenting cushions. Teak and holly soleboards.  

Mechanical Systems

Located below companionway steps, Beta 14hp twin-cylinder engine (new 2012). Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever controls with electric start. Stainless steel 27L fuel tank. Shaft drive (new 2012) to a fixed 3-bladed propeller (new 2012).

The engine was professionally installed, has run for approx. 200hrs since new, is serviced annually and is in very good cosmetic condition.

Electrical Systems

2 x 12v Batteries charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains and battery charger. Electrical distribution panel with voltmeter and 12v and USB sockets. 

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Sailspar silver anodised mast and boom (new 2001). Stainless steel standing rigging (new 2001). Terylene running rigging (new 2001). Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Headsail furling system (new 2001). 2 x Lewmar 15 self-tailing sheet winches. Lewmar 15 self-tailing halyard winch. 

  • Jeckells mainsail and furling Genoa (new 2004) 
Deck Equipment
  • 12KG Plough anchor with chain and wrap
  • Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions
  • Sprayhood, mainsail cover and cockpit dodgers
  • Boarding ladder
  • 6 x Fenders
  • Mooring warps
Navigation Equipment
  • Bulkhead compass
  • Swiftech VHF radio
  • NASA Clipper Duet combined depth sounder and speed/log
  • Standard Horizon CP180i colour GPS chartplotter with AIS feed
  • AIS receiver
  • Raymarine ST1000 tillerpilot
  • Navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump

Jeanneau Fantasia 27 built by Jeanneau to a design by Phillippe Harle. White GRP hull (painted 2019, and epoxied below the waterline 2016), superstructure and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. Cast iron fin keel. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. 


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.