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Albin Vega, 27 ft., 1975, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, $12,000, SOLD 2/8/14

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Albin Vega, 27 ft., 1975

  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    The Albin Vega is a robust and solidly built 27 ft cruiser with an excellent reputation for sailing performance and seaworthiness. This particular Albin Vega is in good condition with upgrades designed for the single-handed, blue water sailor, including: lines run aft, slab reefing, stow-able lazy jacks, self-tailing winches, solar panel, furling headsail, Standard Horizon VHF with AIS/GPS output to laptop, new double lifelines, new head/stainless steel tank, LEDs inside and out, propane grill, new fuse panel, running rigging new in 2009, stereo with iPod dock, Xantrex 2000W inverter/charger, Nav Station and custom cradle . It has been fresh water sailed for at least the last 20 years, was in storage for 13 years prior to our purchase and undergoes maintenance and upgrades in a covered shed in the winter. She comes with a variety of sails for furler or hanks, both of which are included in the sale. (Pictures available upon request.)

    The 27 foot Albin Vega is ranked 5th out of 20 boats for seaworthiness and was included in John Vigors book,"Twenty Small Sailboats To Take You Anywhere".

    Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:


  • Engine 1:
  • Engine Brand: Volvo
  • Engine Model: MD6A
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: unknown
  • Propeller: 2 blade propeller
  • Drive Type: Direct Drive
  • Engine(s) Total Power: 9 HP


  • An easy working interior for passage making or inland water cruising. Sink and ice box to starboard, followed by a 6 foot 2 inch berth going forward. A new (2011) Jabsco head and stainless steel tank forward of the berth. Wet locker is across from the berth to port, with a smaller berth aft and a Nav station aft of the berth. Ample V-berth configuration sleeps two adults easily. Original cabin table is also usable in the cockpit.


  • Sink w/manual water pump
  • Ice box


  • Standard Horizon VHF with AIS/GPS output via USB
  • Standard speed and depth instruments
  • Fusion Stereo with iPod dock and satellite radio capable


  • 12V electrical panel with 120V switch
  • 120V shore power inlet and 35 foot cord
  • 2000W Prosine Inverter/charger
  • 2 house (starboard locker) / 1 starting (under tiller) bank
  • Newer (2009) fuse panel, 3-way and shore power switches
  • LED lights inside and out
  • Solar panel

    Sails & Rigging

  • Full batten main w/2 reef points (excellent condition)
  • Partial batten main w/2 reef points (refurbished in 2011)
  • Roller furler
  • 155 and 135 for furler
  • 155, 135, 100, 60 and storm jib with hanks (forestay included)
  • Cruising Spinnaker
  • 1 x 19 wire standing rigging
  • Running rigging (2010)
  • Slab reefing
  • In-mast halyards
  • Stow-able lazy jacks


  • MD-6A 9 hp Volvo diesel
  • Fuel tank in port locker

    Ground tackle

  • 22 lb. Delta w/ 100 feet 1/4 hi-test chain and 200 feet nylon rode
  • 14 lb. Danforth style anchor w/ 16 feet chain and 150 feet nylon rode
  • FX-16 Fortress
  • Dinghy mushroom anchor


  • Bow rollers
  • Lifesling
  • Life preservers (4)
  • Man Overboard pole
  • (1) safey harness
  • Distress flares
  • Air horn
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Double lifelines - uncoated (2012)


  • New Jabsco head and 14 gal stainless steel tank (2010)
  • Lewmar 8 Winches on cabin top
  • Lewmar 16 self-tailing sheet winches
  • 4 docklines
  • Propane Grill
  • Nav station
  • Jib Bag
  • Boat hook
  • Spinaker pole
  • Brass clock and barometer
  • Some cockpit cushions
  • Bell
  • Kerosene lantern
  • Custom cradle


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