1989 Custom Sean McMillan designed 27'

Custom Sean McMillan designed 27' - Description

1989 Sean McMillan custom designed 27'8 gaff rig cutter. 'Calumet' is one of the prettiest little sail boats you'll come across. Built of cedar and mahogany, she offers a shallow draft, large sail area and a substantial beam and displacement, making her suitable for coastal and inland waterways. Original 10hp Vetus engine and Gayle Head sails. Rigging original but the mast was stepped and the rigging checked in 2019. Available to view by appointment at Birdham Pool Marina.

Sails and spars

  • Gaff Rig Cutter
  • Gayle Head Main Sail
  • Slab reefing
  • Gayle Head Furling Headsail
  • Jib
  • Top sail
  • Rigging original, mast unstepped and checked 2019
  • 4 winches

Engine and electrical

  • Vetus 10hp 2 cylinder diesel inboard engine
  • 18 Gal plastic fuel tank
  • Engine services September 2019
  • 2 bladed brass propeller
  • 2 batteries

Deck and Construction

  • Epoxy bonded cedar and mahogany hull construction (more details available on request)
  • Teak decking
  • 2 Anchors (plough)
  • 6 Opening ports
  • 4 Cockpit lockers
  • Warps and 4 fenders
  • N.B. Trailer in pictures not included


  • 2 single berths
  • Cream leather upholstery
  • Teak floor
  • PVC fresh water tank
  • Chart table (fold down)
  • Galley with sink, oven and 2 burner hob
  • Heads compartment forward with manual toilet
  • Eberspacher heating installed but has been disconnected for some time as the owner did not use it

Navigation equipment

  • Stowe Log/speed/depth
  • Raytheon Autopilot
  • Icom handheld VHF
  • Radio
  • Compass
  • Clock
  • Nav lights


  • Total sail area - 45.00
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.



Overall length: 8.43m
Hull beam: 2.29m
Max. displacement: 1451kg
Fuel capacity: 81.83 litres
Engine: 1 x Vetus 2 Cyl
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