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1978 Islander Yachts 28

$17,000 USD

  • $17,000 USD
  • Available
  • Used
  • Sloop Sailboats
  • 1978
  • Islander Yachts
  • 28
  • Richmond, California, US
  • Sail
  • 106263
  • 28ft / 8.53 m
  • 10ft / 3.05 m
  • Kubota
  • Bd722-epa
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 7000
  • 2016-05-28
  • 2016-05-28
  • 2270094

- Stock #106263 -

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From our friends at Cruising World:

Islander Yachts launched the first Robert H. Perry-designed Islander 28 in July 1975, and over the next 10 years, the company, based in Costa Mesa, California, produced some 430 of the standard model plus about 25 of a variant called the Bahama 28.

On top of being a real eye-catcher, the boat, with its 5-foot-6-inch draft and 3,300 pounds of ballast, sails beautifully, tracks well, and responds quickly to the helm. The standard model sails just as well with a 5-foot draft, and owners of the 4-foot shoal-draft keel option also praise its excellent handling.
The hull shape was influenced by the then-popular International Offshore Rule, but the 10-foot beam was unusually broad even then for a boat of this size. The configuration makes for a boat that's fast and stable in a breeze and also sails well in light air.

The I-28 is masthead rigged. Its deck-stepped, single-spreader mast is stayed with cap shrouds, forward lower shrouds, a headstay, and a split backstay, and it's supported by a steel compression post that stands on a wooden 4- by 4-inch beam resting on the keel. The shroud chainplates are located inboard on the wide side decks and secured to bulkheads.
The midboom mainsheet leads to a traveler mounted on the cabin top. Dog Days is equipped with two Lewmar 30 self-tailing primaries, two Lewmar 30 spinnaker winches, and three additional Lewmar 8 winches installed on the cabin top by her first owner.
The I-28 was the first Islander model built with a modular interior. The teak components were fabricated in the mill, assembled outside the boat, and installed in the hull before the deck was fitted. Hank McCormick, the head of marketing at Islander Yachts, strongly influenced the design of the interior with its stained-oak countertops, wicker-fronted teak cabinet doors, and a bulkhead-mounted folding saloon table.

On all models, the head is on the starboard side and has a stainless-steel basin and considerable storage space but no shower. Opposite the head are a bureau and a hanging locker. Storage spaces are located beneath the V-berth and the port settee (the water tank is under the starboard settee) and behind the settees. A 7-foot quarter berth is to starboard. The engine is below the companionway steps, and the fuel tank is under the cockpit sole.

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ConditionVessel is reported to be in good condition by her owner.

Navigational Equipment - Depth Sounder (Hummingbird)
- GPS (Garmin GPS MAP 162)
- Radar (Furuno 1622 Radar)
- Speed Instrument (Horizon Wind Speed And Direction)
- Stereo (Sansui Cassette/radio & Blaupunkt)
- VHF (ICOM M502 With Command Mike)

Mechanical - Ballast (3000#)
- Bilge Pump
- Bottom Paint
- Engine Compartment
- Engine Cylinders (3)
- Fresh Water Cooling
- Fuel Tank (20 Gal)
- Heat Exchanger
- Keel (Fin W/spade Rudder)

Electrical Systems - Alternator
- Batteries (3 Group 3 #24 Wet Cell)
- Battery Switch
- Circuit Breaker Panel
- Fuel Gauge
- Gauges
- Ship's Power (12v DC)
- Shore Power (110v. AC

Deck Gear - Anchor (5 Kg Beuce, Fortress FX-11)
- Anchor Locker
- BBQ Grill (Force 10 BBQ)
- Bimini Top
- Cushions
- Dodger (Canvas)

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