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2005 28 (ft.) Bayliner 285 Ciera Sunbridge

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General Information

Listing# 153608

Philadelphia, PA, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
Express Cruiser
285 Ciera Sunbridge
28 (ft.)
Bridge Clearance
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
350 Mag 5.7L
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details

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The design of this Bayliner 285 has a nice shape with the swooped back radar arch. This boat appears to be in great condition at a distance and close up did not disappoint. All of the hatch covers had snap on canvasses, which I immediately inquired to the owner. He explained that they really help keep the cabin cooler and were in the contrasting bright blue canvass cockpit cover as pictured which was all in very good condition including the camper top and eisenglass (which are stored pristinely rolled up in sheets to overprotect the fabric and glass).

Stepping aboard and walking through the transom door was a transom bench seat folded down and an opposite facing bench with flip back and fold down foot rest. All of that provides a full aft lounger for sunning. The snap down cockpit carpet was all in great shape as well as all of the upholstery through out the cockpit. -Even the captain's seat all in great shape. An addition to the cockpit on the radar arch is a GFI outlet and cover for convenience.

The helm station includes an adjustable seat for the helms person with a bolster. The split seat is extra wide for a companion to join you at the helm. Analog gauges are arranged conveniently so you can keep a sharp eye on the operation while cruising along, and aircraft style flip switches give you control of all powered accessories from the helm. Across from the helm is a large L-shaped seat which converts into a sun lounger with a flip over backrest facing either forward for underway or backwards for more room in the lower cockpit area.

A large engine hatch in the floor has two pulls. The hatch springs up easily, and has gas-assist shocks to keep it open. Plenty of room below to work around the engines in the monster engine space. You have a walk-through transom for access to the swim platform. The swim platform is also a spacious area for playing in the water. They have an integral 20" deep platform with deployable ladder and handle for easy boarding. Along the stern is another handrail for safety while hanging out back here on the hook. Storage for fenders and lines is molded into the back lazzarette opening which contains your battery switch.

The beam forward design benefits are apparent below, with the spacious cabin this 28-footer offers. It sports a full-featured galley with a sink, single alcohol/electric dual burner and microwave oven. The galley also includes a dual voltage refrigerator to keep the food ready to eat. There is space to install a coffee maker above the galley with sliding door storage next to it. The only possible items that needed attention were the center line of carpeting in the cabin which might stand a quick scrub and the horn is out of order although the owner has a canister air horn ready at stand by. That's it! Everything else in the boat is immaculate!

The V-berth is a full six feet down the center line, and there are storage shelves above and on either side. Mounted on a swivel bracket next to the galley is a 19" flat screen TV and DVD player. The stereo and CD player are down stairs but there is a remote on the dash of the console for added convenience. Two speakers down and two on the arch provides a great sound system. Besides all of the custom added canvass hatch covers they all come with screens as well. Curtains hang across all of the window areas for added security.

Over on the starboard side are two facing benches with a table that drops down to form another berth at night. One can only image the great meals to be eaten on this large dining table and the family card and board games to be played at night. Through a door and under the cockpit is another berth with a queen sized bed and a dresser area as you first enter the stateroom. Plenty of natural lighting from portals abound in this set up.

There is a full wet head compartment with nice ceiling heights to starboard. The bottom of the shower is a custom added dark Brazilian wood grate...looks really nice! There is a macerator as well. The entire boat is as clean as could be and smells great. The top step contains a convenient trash receptacle within easy reach of the galley.

The 285 Cruiser measures in at 28'9" length overall and 29'6" fully rigged and ready to travel. She is 9'10" in the beam and has a 21-degree deadrise for best stability and ride. She weighs in approximately 7241 lbs with the 5.7 L engine which is a 350 Mag MPI MerCruiser with Bravo III drive. She can carry up to 33 gallons of fresh water and holds up to 20 gallons of wastewater before looking for a pump out station. Her fuel capacity is 102 gallons. She carries a hull draft of only 20 inches and a draft with the outdrive down of 37 inches with stainless steel dual props.

This boat is a "Pride of Ownership" vessel. She has been pampered and well cared for. She ONLY has 60 hours on the engine and will convey with a FULL TANK OF FUEL! Don't miss this opportunity to own this beautiful boat. Schedule your showing now. She is ready for a sea trial at your convenience!

This listing has now been on the market 30 days. If you are thinking of making an offer, go ahead and submit it today! Let's make a deal!

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Take a look at ALL ***126 PICTURES*** of this vessel, AND A VIDEO, on our main website at POPYACHTS DOT COM. Thank you for visiting and we look forward to speaking with you!

Stock #56464


Great condition inside and out. Canvass, eisenglass and all upholstery in like-new condition!
Navigational Equipment
- CD Player - Cockpit Tables (1) - Compass - Depth Instrument - FM Radio - Fuel Gauge - Speedometer - Television (19" Flat Screen) - VHF
- Bilge Blower - Fuel Tank (102) - Trim Tabs
Electrical Systems
- Battery (2) - Battery Charger - Battery Location (Aft Engine Compartment) - Battery Switch - Cockpit Lighting - Fuel Gauge - Gauges - GFI Outlets - Horn (Not Working) - Shore Power - Shore Power Cords - Shower Sump Pump - Speakers (4) - Speedometer - Spreader Lights - Stereo - Water Heater (6 Gallon)
- A/C + Heat - Berth - Bimini Top - Cabin Lighting - Cabinets - Carpet - Cockpit Shower (At Transom) - Countertops - Curtains - Dinette - Drink Holders - Fridge - Galley - Head - Hot Water System - Memory Foam Mattress (Topper) - Microwave - Mirror - Pressurized Water System - Shower - Sink - Stove - Table - TV
- Propeller (Aluminum) - Stored Inside - Anchor - Engine Cooling - Gel Coat - Anchor - Bottom Paint - Flybridge - Hard Top - Radar Arch - Bottom Paint (Needs Haul And New) - Raised Helm Deck - Binnacle W/compass - Binnacle W/compass - Gel Coat - Helm Console - Lazarette /garage - Propeller - Radar Arch - Bottom Paint - Engine Cooling (Motors Upgraded With Option Of FWC Right To The Manifolds.) - Radar Arch - Hard Top - Tuna Tower - Bottom Paint - Engine Cooling (RWC) - Gel Coat - Propeller - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Engine Cooling - Gel Coat (In Good Condition) - Helm Console (With Wrap Around Padding) - Propeller (Brass 4 Blade) - Stored Inside - Thru-hull Fittings - Toe Rail - Vent System - Tower - Bottom Paint - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling (Raw) - Gel Coat - Propeller - Bottom Paint (New) - Engine Cooling (Freshwater) - Radar Arch - Bottom Paint (Divers Report= Good) - Toe Rail - Bottom Paint - Keel Type - Wrapping (Custom Wrap, Done In 2009 By Sign Zoo) - Bottom Paint - Cockpit Type (Pilot) - Bottom Paint (Needs New Bottom Paint) - Engine Cooling (Fresh Water Cooling) - Gel Coat - Keel Type (Full 3/4) - Anchor (Two) - Propeller (Stainless) - Stored Inside - Tee Top - Binnacle W/compass - Gel Coat - Propeller (SS) - Tee Top - Bottom Paint - Radar Mast - Anchor - Engine Cooling (RWC) - Gel Coat - Propeller (Stainless) - Tee Top - Bottom Paint - Stored Inside - Propeller - Radar Arch - Cabin Heat (Reverse Cycle 16KBTU Heat And A/C) - Custom Exhaust (Silent Choise/captain's Call) - Gel Coat (Excellent Condition) - Power Engine Hatch - Propeller (Stainless Steel) - Stored Inside - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling (FWC) - Gel Coat - Propeller - Radar Arch - Thru-hull Fittings - Toe Rail - Bottom Paint - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling (FWC) - Gel Coat - Propeller - Radar Arch - Thru-hull Fittings - Toe Rail - Propeller (SS W/ Extra) - Stored Inside - Tower Light - Propeller - Cabin Heat - Engine Cooling - Power Engine Hatch - Radar Arch - Vent System - Stored Inside - Propeller (Extra) - Transom Height: 27" - Wake Board Rack - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Anchor (For And Aft) - Cabin Heat (2 Reverse Cycle Heat And Air) - Engine Cooling - Gel Coat (Excelent) - Hard Top - Power Engine Hatch - Propeller (Stainless Steel) - Radar Arch - Anchor - Bottom Paint - Bow Pulpit - Cabin Heat - Gel Coat - Propeller (Duo Prop) - Stored Inside (Previously) - Hard Top - Gel Coat - Engine Cooling (Raw Water) - Propeller (Stainless Steel) - Stored Inside (Under Roof In A RV Storage Park) - Toe Rail (Rubber 360 Deg. Around Boat) - Power Engine Hatch - Tower (With Full Controls) - Bottom Paint (9 Months Ago) - Propeller (4 Blade) - Bottom Paint - Binnacle W/compass - Engine Cooling (Closed Loop) - Gel Coat (Good) - Bottom Paint (Antifouling) - Engine Cooling (Closed Raw Water) - Propeller (Three Bladed Bronze) - Bottom Paint - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Propeller (Alum) - Tee Top - Ballast (2100) - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Engine Cooling (Raw Water) - Gel Coat - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat (Great Condition) - Ballast (Cast Iron External) - Keel Type (Full Fixed) - Ballast (Cast Iron External) - Keel Type (Full Fixed) - Bottom Paint (2013) - Helm Console - Anchor - Binnacle W/compass - Bottom Paint - Gel Coat - Radar Arch - Tower - Wake Board Rack - Bottom Paint - Engine Cooling (FRESH WATER CLOSED) - Gel Coat - Helm Console (2) - Keel Type (Full Keel) - Propeller - Thru-hull Fittings - Bottom Paint (May 2014) - Tee Top - Cabin Heat (Small Cabin Heater) - Tee Top - Propeller - Tuna Tower (Removeable Tuna Tower/belly Basket) - Gel Coat - Propeller (Dual SS) - Radar Arch
Deck Gear
- Anchor - Beverage Holders - Bimini - Boathook - Canvas (Very Good) - Captain's Chair - Cockpit Cover - Cockpit Seating - Cockpit Shower - Cockpit Table - Cushions (Very Good) - Custom Cover (All Hatches) - Eisenglass (Very Good) - Fenders - Foot Locker (Transom) - Full Cover (Camper) - Full Enclosure - Sun Pad (Aft) - Swim Ladder - Swim Platform - Transom Door - Transom Seating - Transom Shower - Windshield - Wrap Around Eisenglass
Safety Equipment
- Air Horn (Cannister) - Bilge Pump - Fenders - Fire Extinguisher - First Aid Kit - Fume Detector (In Cabin 2) - Life Jackets (4 Orange) - Carbon Monoxide Detector (2)