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  • Off Market
  • $27,900
  • Power / Cruisers
  • Albin / Family Cruiser Aft Cabin
  • 1985 / Used
  • 27' / 9'8"
  • 1985 Westerbeke
  • 100 hp
  • 1060 hrs

Cruisers 1985 Albin Family Cruiser Aft Cabin listed by Edwards Yacht Sales (Off Market)

  • Last advertised price $27,900
  • Powered by single Westerbeke / 100 hp / 1060 hrs
  • Off Market since Mar 15th 2018

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This Albin 27 Family Cruiser is the legendary favorite pocket trawler. Made in America, Albin aft cabin models remain well respected for seaworthiness, room for a family, comfortable for long range cruising and liveaboard simple lifestyle. White Pelican is in good condition, ready to cruise to your destination with the highly desirable 100 hp Westerbeke diesel. There is no more affordable, comfortable trawler that provides sleeping quarters for 4, full galley, roomy private sleeping stateroom, and the opportunity to meet all the other Albin cruising couples and families along the waterway who will flag you down to say hello.


Admire from the dock this Albin 27 downeast traditional nautical lines. Note the full walkaround side decks with bow and stern rails and teak hand holds strategically located along the sides. While Albin is on lift, look below swim platform to observe 3 blade propeller protected by skeg connecting keel to rudder.

Step aboard amidship into cockpit. Note two side facing seats with storage underneath. Walk forward through isinglass drop curtains to pilothouse helm. Observe the all-around view from the helm through windshield, side windows and open back over low aft cabin roof while sitting on raised captain's double seat or mate's raised seat. Notice how navigation electronics are within sight and easy reach.

Walk forward and down 3 steps to forward cabin. Look all around to note teak paneling, 6 opening ports and overhead opening hatch. Open starboard door to observe private head with manual marine toilet, vanity with sink and wand shower faucet. Exit head and turn to port to see in-line galley with large counter workspace, sink, and refrigerator. Turn to starboard for dinette with double seats on each side. Walk further forward to double v-berth.

Return up steps to pilothouse, walk through cockpit and down 2 steps to aft cabin. Observe roomy twin berths with cushion to convert to one queen berth. Note storage under berths and 4 opening ports.

Return to cockpit and step up to deck. Walk forward to bow holding teak grabrail. Observe bow rails and bow pulpit with Danforth anchor and rode of chain and rope. Walk back to aft deck and observe stern rails. Look down to see ladder to full-width teak swim platform and folding swim ladder.


This Albin 27 Family Cruiser is the all-time favorite pocket trawler for her seaworthiness and accommodations. White Pelican has airconditioning in forward and aft cabin. Forward cabin has full galley with refrigerator, salon with settee that seats 4 and v-berth. Private head has marine toilet, sink with wand shower faucet. Aft cabin has comfortable twin berths that convert to queen berth. Forward and aft cabins' many opening ports provide great cross ventilation.

Pilothouse seats 2 at helm double bench chair, 1 at mate chair and 4 at side facing seats aft of helm.

6' 2" headroom in pilothouse

5'10" headroom in forward cabin

Roomy airconditioned galley, salon and v-berth

Roomy airconditioned private aft suite with twin berths convertible to queen berth

Private airconditioned head with marine toilet, sink with wand shower faucet, vanity

AC outlets in forward and aft cabins

DC lights in forward and aft cabins

5 opening ports and overhead hatch in forward cabin

1 opening port in head

4 opening ports in aft cabin

Solar fan in forward cabin hatch

Privacy canvas covers pilothouse windshield and side windows

Privacy canvas shields screens on bimini

Isinglass drop down curtains separates helm area from cockpit


This fully equipped airconditioned galley is perfect for preparing family meals and casual snacks. Everyone aboard appreciates the ample nonperishable and perishable food storage space. Folding counter extension provides plenty of workspace for preparation, serving and cleaning up.

Ample workspace with folding counter extension

Lots of cabinet and shelf storage for nonperishable foods

Norcold AC/DC refrigerator

Airconditioning keeps galley and salon comfortable

Stainless steel galley sink and faucet

AC outlets


Pilothouse helm equipped with standard navigation instruments.

Garmin 546 GPS color chartplotter

Raymarine ST 5000+ wheel mounted autopilot

ICOM VHF radio

Raymarine R10X 16 mile radar with dome array

Uniden depth finder

Jensen AM/FM cassette radio


Two Group 27 batteries

Promariner ProSport 12 battery charger

AC outlets in forward and aft cabin

30 amp shorepower with shorepower cord


Diesel powered with highly desirable 100 hp Westerbeke fresh water cooled engine.

Westerbeke 100 hp fresh water cooled diesel engine

Engine room accessed easily from pilothouse sole

3 blade propeller protected by skeg

Digital RPM gauge at helm

Two Mermaid 5200 BTU airconditioning units - one in each cabin

Pressurized fresh water system

Manual marine toilet pumps to holding tank

Windshield wipers


Captain and mate will appreciate full walk-around deck with hand rails in easy reach and bow and stern rails makes for efficient docking and anchoring. This Albin 27 has fully enclosed canvas bimini with screens and interior canvas for privacy and weather protection. Great ventilation through opening pilothouse windows and aft screened canvas enclosure. Enjoy swimming off full width teak swim platform with ladder.

Pilothouse seats 2 on captain bench chair and 1 on mate chair

Cushioned raised double helm chair

Cushioned raised single mate chair with folding chart table

Windshield wipers

Pilothouse middle forward and side windows open

Cockpit and aft canvas bimini with screen enclosure

Canvas covers bimini screens for privacy at dock or anchor

Privacy canvas privacy covers over pilothouse windshield and side windows

Teak bow pulpit with Danforth anchor and chain+rope rode

Full length teak swim platform

Folding swim ladder

Teak grab rails along bow doghouse, pilothouse roof and aft cabin

Protective canvas covers teak bow pulpit, grabrails, and swim platform

Bow and stern stainless steel rails

This Albin 27 Family Cruiser is the all-time favorite pocket trawler. Families and couples have lived aboard, cruised long distances and used as summer cottages by the sea. Everywhere you cruise in your Albin 27, you will meet others cruising in theirs or who had the enjoyable experience of owning one. Enjoy all the reasons why this is the favorite: affordable, roomy, seaworthy, easy to single hand, nautical downeast style, fully equipped galley and sleeps 4 comfortably in 2 private staterooms and made with American craftsmanship. If you're looking for your first trawler or downsizing from larger trawlers or sailboats, give this Albin 27 serious consideration. She won't disappoint.

Note: Personal items excluded.