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Ocean Bird

27' Johnson Brothers Sportsman 1960

$ 22,500

Ocean Bird is a Johnson 27' Brothers Sportsman listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Tom Thomas. Tom can be reached at 1-401-862-8620 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Center Consoles and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

I think this is one of the first center consoles made. Here is a classic Johnson Brothers sportsman built in New Jersey back in 1960. It is powered by a pair of Chrysler Crowns...6 cylinder 125 hp inboards. They run well and the owner is including several new and used "spares". He has just replaced the carburetors, and the fuel pumps...and done a proper tune up. As you will see in the listing, it has had regular maintenance and sports a fresh coat of paint. The interior was just varnished as well. She has beautiful teak decks and cockpit...and a stunning varnished transom. It has good electronics and features a marine head.


  • Price USD:$ 22,500
  • Builder:

  • Model:

    Brothers Sportsman
  • Location:

    Barrington, Rhode Island, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 27 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 27 ft
  • Beam: 9' 0"
  • Category:

    Center Consoles
  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 95 gals
  • Engine Details: Chrysler Crown
  • Engine 1: 1960 0.00 HRS 125.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1960 0.00 HRS 125.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Gas/Petrol
  • Sunbrella Bimini
  • Sunbrella Console Cover
  • Danforth Anchor with 100’ Line
  • Teak Cockpit
  • Teak Motor Boxes with New Sound Down
  • Teak Coverboards
  • Teak Swim Platform
  • Raritan Head
  • Pedestal Chair at Helm
  • Steering Cable 2015
  • Morse Controls
  • iCom 1502 VHF Radio 2015
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Brinkman Spotlight
  • 2-Shore Power Connections
  • 25’ Shore Power Cord
  • 2-12 Volt Group 24 Batteries 2015
  • 2-12 Volt Circuit Breakers 2015
  • Battery Charger
  • 2 Battery Switches
  • Stern Cleats with Hause Pipes
  • Saltwater Wash Down
  • 2-6 Cylinder Chrysler Crown Engines
  • 2 New Electric Fuel Pumps 2015
  • 2 Re-Manufactured Carburetors 2015
  • New Oil Cooler Starboard 2015
  • 3 Blade Bronze Prop 2005
  • Cutlass Bearing 2005
  • Cast Bronze Rudder
  • Rule 2,000 Bilge Pump with Float Switch
  • Rule 1,500 Bilge Pump with Float Switch
  • 2 47.5 gal. Monel Fuel Tanks

If you would enjoy a classic boat for picnic cruises...or would prefer to use it as it was intended to fish, this boat is ready to go. The owner has too many boats and fortunately, he is offering Ocean Bird for sale. It is in the water and available for sea trial. Please call for more details.

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.