Essex Clarke & Carter
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, GB, CM0 8BL
Tel:+44 (0)1621 785600
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1990 Hunter Horizon 27 TK

location icon Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom
Year 1990
Length 27 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Hunter Boats

The Hunter Horizon 27 TK is a popular family cruising yacht offering modern, spacious feeling accommodation along with Hunter's well-regarded build quality and surprising performance. Seven Isles is the sought after twin keel version offering shallow draft and the ability to take the ground, ideal for drying moorings or exploring shallow cruising grounds. She is a very good example of her class fitted with a recent Volvo Penta twin-cylinder diesel engine  and her inventory includes very recent sails, autopilot, folding prop and more!

Viewing by appointment at our Burnham Office 01621 785600.


Year Built 1990
Category Sail
Length Overall 28'1 ft
Beam 9 ft
Max Draft 3'3 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Twin Keel
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 11.80 hp
Cruising Speed 5 kn
Maximum Speed 6 kn
Fuel Tanks 10
Water Tanks 15
Holding Tanks 10
Ballast 885 kg
Displacement 2,220 kg

Engine 1 Specifications

Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 12hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Bronze, Feathering
Year: 2018

The accommodation offers six berths in two cabins. Compact V berth forward with stowage under. U shaped dinette with fixed table with drop leaves. Chart table to port with galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven. Stainless steel sink. Manually pumped freshwater supply. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet and washbasin. Hanging locker. Aft cabin with double berth.  

Mechanical Systems

Located behind the companionway, Volvo twin-cylinder 12hp diesel engine (new 2017). Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to two-bladed feathering propeller. Roper cutter. Single lever engine control with electric start. 

The engine was last serviced at the end of the 2018 season and has run for around 5 hours since. It appears in excellent cosmetic condition. 

Electrical Systems

2 x 12 volt batteries charged via engine alternator. Electrical distribution panel. Full cabin lighting. 

Spars and Sails

Fractional rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom by.  The mast is deck-stepped in a tabernacle. Stainless steel standing rigging.  Backstay adjuster.  Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail. Plastimo headsail furling system. Kevlar spinnaker pole. Lines led aft to cockpit. Two Lewmar 16  self-tailing sheet winches.

  • Mainsail  -  Dolphin - 2016 - Excellent
  • Furling genoa - Dolphin 2016 -  Excellent
  • Asymmetric spinnaker - Dolphin - Excellent
  • Storm jib
Deck Equipment
  • CQR anchor with 10 chain and 30M warp
  • Sail cover (2013)
  • Coachroof grabrails
  • Cockpit  dodgers (new 2017) 
  • Mainsail cover - Dolphin 
  • Boarding ladder (not currently fitted)
  • Various warps and fenders
  • Inflatable dinghy
Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo steering compass
  • Nasa Clipper depth
  • Nasa Clipper boat speed and log
  • Icom M411 VHF radio with DSC
  • Autopilot
  • Masthead and deck level navigation lights
  • Clock and Barometer
Safety Equipment
  • Two fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Harness points
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Manual bilge pump

Hunter Horizon 27 TK built by Hunter Boats and launched in 1990 to a design by David Thomas. White GRP hull with style stripes. Alloy toe rails. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck. Twin keels. Tiller steering to spade hung rudder. 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.