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Dell Quay 27th Ranger

                                                                    Dell Quay Ranger 27ft



Length              27ft  (8.23m)

Beam                 9ft  (2.74m)

Draft                  2ft 6"  (0.76m)  lifting outdrive leg

Year Built         1965

Hull                   Fairey Marine Hot Moulded Agba hull

Fitted out         Dell Quay Marine


Single screw famous Dell Quay Ranger, being the longer 27ft design, sports power cruiser.  The boat has a centre cockpit, forward & aft cabins, with portside driving position and stb side loo compartment.   This gives a very workable compact craft, which is also able to take the ground, by lifting the outdrive leg.

Saloon area has a pedestal dinning table using the settee aft berths and the large opening sliding hatch.  Most suitable for family use.

Cockpit cushions in navy blue, some fitted.

Her name 'Para Handy' is the character used in the famous Children's Books about the skipper of the Scottish Islands steam puffer

'Vital Spark'



Single screw propulsion, Duo-Prop 225 HP Volvo Penta Petrol GXI.V6 4.3 Litre.  This Outdrive conta-rotating Dup-Prop was installed only five years ago as a new unit.     Fuel Tank under cockpit sole, fuel lines to BS7840.   Bilge purge blower fitted.     Hot water calorifier.

Steering & controls to dashboard. Steering is  Bowden cable, servo-assisted.

Batteries position on rear aft cabin bulkhead with isolating/selector switch.

Submersible bilge pump

Fire extinguishers - 2 kg Automatic & Halon substitute in engine space.


Navigation & Dashboard

Eagle Fish Finder.

Silva Binnacle Compass.

Nasa Depth Sounder

Stowe Log

Raymarine pathfinder RL 80C, Radar & GPS Chart plotter.

VHF Icom radio

Stowe Echo Sounder

Stern & side navigation lights


For Cabin

Twin settee berth, separate  loo compartment, standard layout for this design.   The marine 'Par Brydon' sea toilet has proper cone valves fitted, pipes double clipped.    

Twin Burner flame failure cooker & sink unit,  to starboard,  in the cockpit.  Vented gas locker to stb.   Fresh water tank, under cockpit sole, with pumped supply to sink.   New looking fridge.

Deck-head is lined throughout.  No fore-hatch.

Alloy framed windows with opening in loo compartment


Aft Cabin

Twin berth standard layout for this model.  Deck-head is lined through.  Ally frames windows.

Sliding large opening deck hatch


Deck & Hull

The plywood deck has been 'GRP panel coated' to protect against weather  & water ingress.   The ample width side decks, have hand holds so passage around them is easy and the small aft deck useful for use 'to & from' the dinghy.  

Stainless Steal pulpit with SS stanchions located in bronze chrome plated base plates.  PVC covered SS guardwires fitted through stanchions.

Curved panels for the alloy farmed screen

Cockpit canopy fitted with SS ridged frame and flexible windows to side & rear.



25lb CQR anchor. length of 8mm (nominaly 5/16") galvanised short link chain.  Hand deployed.

Stainless steel gantry carries radar and anchor light.

Cushions & Cockpit covers

Dinghy & outboard by separate negioation 

Survey dated 02 March 2011, performed in Poole Dorset, giving a satisfactory report on this Classic Power boat.


                  Price:  £12.000 ono                                   Lying:  South of France


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