This solid '60s cruiser comes in several layouts and is a good value, but is short on space and features.
The Bristol 27 is a product of its era and of the traditional bent of designer Carl Alberg's thinking--that is, a combination cruiser and club racer. At 6,600 pounds displacement with 2,575 pounds of internal lead ballast in its full keel, the boat is fairly heavy by contemporary standards.
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