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2004 28 (ft.) True World Marine 289 Walk Around

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General Information

Listing# 120124

Unknown, NJ, United States
True World Marine
Boat Type
Model Year
289 Walk Around
28 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type

General Details

This fantastic 2004 28 ft True World Marine TE289 classic walk around fisherman just repowered March 2014 with twin Mercury 2 stroke Optimax 225 hp outboards is located in New Jersey and turnkey ready to go.

These hard to come by TWM 28’s are prized by charter captains because they just plain make fishing sense. The 289 TE series give all of the amenities of the inboard diesel models with the flexibility of outboard power. Here is an opportunity to purchase one of the most sought after walk around in the charter fleet.

The TWM TE289 series stands out from the crowd, from her full Carolina flare bow to the security of a full transom with Armstrong bracket. The open cockpit is a tremendous, uncluttered working space more characteristically found on a commercial working boat. Of course we have the 45 gal live well and fish boxes, and tackle center you would expect in a quality fishing boat. Near waist high gunwales guarantee that nice secure feeling while fighting a monster striper or a Yellow fin. Run that fish around the boat on the unobstructed wide walkways and room to fish three, open bow. The sturdy 1 ¼” T316 SS bow pulpit extends back amidships for additional security. There are no moments of panic leaping to the bow when that brute of a fish wants to take you forward. Equipped with out riggers, rocket launcher, pop up cleats, and 16 rod holders, there is no doubting the fishy pedigree of this boat.

This boat has ample space to fish a 6 pack on a fluke drift or diamond jigging the rips. The twin 225 hp Optimaxes will deliver 40 plus knots to get you out there fast, 218 gallons of fuel will let you fish all day long and back again the next day. Designed for the notorious Carolina rips and inlets, the extreme flare bow keeps you dry and safe in the inshore chop or the snotty offshore swell. This boat has a dream like soft ride that makes you appreciate the century of offshore experience that went into this classic easy driven design. The TWM TE 289 is a true walk around with a comfortable cabin with generous vee berths and ample below decks storage.

As with most things, the very same attributes that make this a classic fishing boat will also lend themselves to making a very nice family cruiser, beach boat, cheese and wine picnic boat with a lot of style and flare. Easily beached and an open cockpit for launching any manner of water sports, it would be hard to find a better boat to ferry the family and friends to the local sand hole for a day of sun and good times.

Needless to say, I personally have a lot of respect for these True World Marine boats. They are solid hand laid fiberglass hulls with a cored one piece deck. The workmanship is superior on a rugged no nonsense interior. The gelcoat is well done, the stringers are properly bonded, and the decks are nice and solid. These boats will last forever and look great nearly as long. This is a fast, functional, and classy boat.


MAKE: True World Marine        MODEL:  299           YEAR:2004 LOA:     33’                                BEAM:  9’ 3”                  DRAFT:  2’                                            WEIGHT:  8,000                         HULL MATERIAL:  FRP              DECK MATERIAL:  FRP TANKAGE FUEL: 218 g             WATER:  15 g               WASTE:  6 g ENGINES AND MACHINERY NUMBER OF DRIVE ENGINES: 2 Just repowered March 2014               MANUFACTURER: Mercury        MODEL:  Optimax 2 stroke        HORSE POWER: 2 x 225           FUEL:   gasoline                        HOURS:  zero                       DRIVE TYPE:  outboard            CRUISING RPM:  4300               CRUISING SPEED:  30 kn         FUEL CONSUMPTION: 1.5 mph MAXIMUM RPM:  5600              MAXIMUM SPEED:  40+ kn       COOLING SYSTEM:      RAW WATER    TRIM TABS: BATTERY STARTING:    2          HOUSE:  1        TYPE:  wet cell  SWITCH: parallel SHIPS VOLTAGE DC:   12 v                  SHIPS VOLTAGE AC:    110 v    SHORE POWER AMPS:  30                  NUMBER OF INLETS:    1                                  BILGE PUMPS: 2                                                          SALT WATER WASHDOWN                   ACCOMMODATIONS SLEEPS           TOTAL: 2         SALON BERTHS:  2      HEADS:            HEAD:  1 electric                       GALLEY AREA:                        MICROWAVE OVEN: SALON AREAS:            REMOVABLE TABLE:   SEATS 4 PERSONS                                     STEREO SOUND SYSTEM        DECK AREAS               PILOT HOUSE               SEATS:            2         WITH FULL HELM                                     COCKPIT                      SEATS:            2         BOW PULPIT    BOW RAIL       SWIM PLATFORM         SWIM LADDER             ROCKET LAUNCHER: 6 LIVE WELL       FISH BOX                     TACKLE CENTER PRIMARY ANCHOR:  Danforth               CHAIN LENGTH:  20’                 RODE LENGTH:  600’                ANCHOR WINDLASS:  Lewmar Free Fall (2010) ELECTRONICS, NAVIGATION AND SAFETY GPS:                            Furuno              MODEL: Navnet 1833c              COLOR CHARTPLOTTER DEPTH FINDER:           Furuno              MODEL: Navnet 1833C              COLOR FISH FINDER DEPTH FINDER:           RAYTHEON      MODEL: ST60 RADAR :                       Furuno              MODEL: Navnet 1833C              AUTO PILOT:                Gladiator           MODEL:  TR -1 VHF RADIO:                 ICOM                MODEL:  M502 - 01 FIRE EXTINGUISHER/S:            LIFE RINGS: 1               LIFE JACKETS: 4          HORN               WINDSHIELD WIPER CANVAS CANVAS COLOR:                     SIDE CURTAIN   OWNERS NOTES:   NEW MERCURY OPTIMAX POWER MARCH 2014   TACO OUTRIGGERS 1 ¼ INCH STAINLESS STEEL RAILS TILT STEERING WHEEL BENCH SEAT WITH ROD HOLDERS AND TACKLE STORAGE IN DECK 45 GAL PASSIVE FLOW LIVE FISH TANK 8 SS ROD HOLDERS 8 BOW RAIL SS ROD HOLDERS 5 TACKLE DRAWERS AND 8 HANGING ROD HOLDERS IN CABIN
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.
Please contact the listing broker, GEORGE HASEBE, (252) 723 9370 to discuss this This boat is shown by appointment only.