1978 Columbia 8.3 For Sale

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Stock #261700 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Category:
Cruiser/Cruiser Sailboat
Model:
8.3
Length (LOA):
27' 1"
Beam:
9' 3"
Draft:
51"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
261700
Location:
Severna Park, Maryland
(near Annapolis)
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
In the water††
Reason for Selling:
Upgraded
Sailboat Details
Storm Jib:
Drifter:
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Not Installed
Covers - Sail:
Main
Jib:
125
Backstay:
Forestay:
Lifelines:
Sloop Rig:
Blocks:
Lazy Jacks:
Standing Rigging:
Traveler:
Whisker Pole:
Boom:
Chain Plates:
Mast:
Running Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
"Great Condition. Strong Engine. Ready for the next adventure."

Located in Severna Park, Maryland, this 27-foot used Columbia 8.3 is a great cruising sailboat for sale. This Columiba 8.3 has a Volvo Penta 13hp diesel engine onboard to assist when the winds aren't in your favor.

The cockpit is large and has room for all your family and friends to enjoy t...more

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If you have any questions, Cailin can be reached directly at (443) 926-3435 to further discuss the situation.

Located in Severna Park, Maryland, this 27-foot used Columbia 8.3 is a great cruising sailboat for sale. This Columiba 8.3 has a Volvo Penta 13hp diesel engine onboard to assist when the winds aren't in your favor.

The cockpit is large and has room for all your family and friends to enjoy the day out sailing. There is a custom a transom seat, upgraded electronics, an autopilot tiller, and lockers for plenty of storage.

Below deck features a 2-burner stove, ice box, sink, dinette table, forward stateroom, and a full head. There is room for a small family or couple to spend the weekend out exploring on the water.

Included with the sale will be lots of extras including a roller furler (needs to be installed), four sails (Main Sail, 125 Jib, Storm Jib, and Drifter), and an extra tiller.

The seller has added a custom holding tank for the head. It is made of fiberglass and is approximately 10 gallons. The seller has also added in a bilge alarm, a new shorter tiller, and an autopilot tiller.

Don't miss out on your opportunity to own this Columbia cruiser sailboat!

Information On Condition

The bimini was installed in 2019. The exterior teak was oiled in 2021. The fuel pump and fuel filter were completed in 2021. The batteries are older but are still holding charge.

Bottom paint was last done in 2019. Zincs were replaced at that time as well.

The headliner was taken down due to previous window leakage. Two of the port windows were replaced, the remaining are original. Per the seller, there has been no leakage since removing the headliner.

Approximate boat location: Severna Park, Maryland


We have several active listings for Hunter, Morgan, Endeavour, and Catalina. If you're in the Washington, Baltimore, Arlington, or Alexandria areas, please use the form on this page to let me know what you're looking for and I'll get back with you today about any other cruising sailboat / sloop options we have locally that may meet your needs.

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Basic Details
Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Category:
Cruiser/Cruiser Sailboat
Model:
8.3
Length (LOA):
27' 1"
Hours:
--
Stock #:
261700
Location:
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 11/2/2021)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1978
Brand:
Volvo Penta
Model:
MD 7A
Size:
13 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Config.:
Inboard
Holding Tanks:
Bilge Pump:
Rudder:
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1
Water Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
27' 1"
Beam:
9' 3"
Min. Draft:
51"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Masthead Light::
Navigation Lights:
VHF:
VHF Speaker:
Autopilot:
New In 2019 Tiller
Depth Finder:
Lowrance
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Bimini:
Cleats - Fixed:
Bow Pulpit:
Cockpit Seating:
Swim Ladder:
Swim Platform:
Transom - Closed:
Tiller Steering:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Grab Rails:
ElectricalElec. Components
Stereo:
Battery Switch:
Fuel Gauge:
Number Of Batteries:
2
Sails
Storm Jib:
Drifter:
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Not Installed
Covers - Sail:
Main
Jib:
125
Rigging
Backstay:
Forestay:
Lifelines:
Sloop Rig:
Blocks:
Lazy Jacks:
Standing Rigging:
Traveler:
Whisker Pole:
Boom:
Chain Plates:
Mast:
Running Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
3
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
20 gals
Waste Capacity:
10 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Washer/Dryer Hookup:
No
Non-Smoking:
Head:
Sink - Galley:
Stateroom - Forward:
Dinette:
Stove:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Fin Keel, Spade Rdr
Exterior Color:
White
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
2019
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