Cavalier 28

1978 Cavalier 28 now for sale exclusively with DBY Boat Sales.

Cavalier 28's are known racer cruisers and are popular choices for entry level yachting right through to competitive club racing. This one has had the same owner for 28 years and has been exceptionally well cared for.

She had an engine upgrade in 2001 with a Volvo Penta 10hp 2 cylinder fresh water cooled shaft driven engine that has only 220 hours showing and looks as new. On the drive shaft is a bronze feathering hydralign prop.

The rest of the yacht is in perfect original condition with upgraded upholstery and rigging was replaced in 2013 which involved a complete mast removal and service including re painting. 

A complete sail wardrobe includes a battened main, # 1 and 2 headsails plus 2 kites.

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Price: SOLD
Price Base: SOLD
Brand: Cavalier
Model: 28
Length: 28.00 Feet
Year: 1978
Category: Cruiser / Racer
Hull Type: Fibreglass
Hull Style: Single
Power Type: Sail
Type Of Sales: Dealer
Engine Make:
Engine Type: Volvo Penta MD2010 D
Condition: Used
State: New South Wales
Stock Number: PWCI283245
Designer : Cavalier Yachts
Builder : Cavalier Yachts
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) : 100
Hull Construction Material : GRP
Hull Type : Mono
Deck Construction Material : GRP
Country Origin : Australia
Length (feet) : 28 feet
Draft (m) : 1.6 m
Number of Helms : 1 x tiller plus autopilot
Engine Notes : Volvo Penta MD2010D shaft driven 2 cylinder fresh water cooled
Engine Hours : 220
Horse Power (hp) : 10
Drive Type : Shaft with dripless seal
Engine Room : Under companionway steps, heat and sound insulated.
Number of Batteries : 2
Fuel Type : Diesel
Number of Fuel Tanks : 1
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) : 25
Propeller : feathering
Steering System : Tiller plus auto pilot
Accommodation Notes : V berth double plus settee table drops to become another double. Single 1/4 berth on starbord side
Number of Berths : 5
Number of Toilets : 1
Toilet Type : Electric
Holding Tank (L) : No
Galley Notes : Metho cooker 2 burner, stainless steel sink with cold hand pump water.
Stove : 2 burner Maxie metho
Refrigeration : 2 x ice boxes
Number of Sinks : 1 stainless steel
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : AM,FM,CD radio with speakers.
Anchor / Winch : Plough anchor plus spare
Bilge Pump : 1 x auto plus 1 manual
Mast/Rigging : 2013 mast removed and fully serviced. New standing rigging.
Sail Inventory : Battened main, # 1,2 plus 2 kites
Electrics : 12v x 2 batteries
Electronics Navigation : Auto tiller, compass
Dinghy : Yes
Covers : Tiller cover, cabin covers.
Ground Tackle : Plough anchor plus spare
Has Navigation Lights : Yes
Radio : Icom VHF
Number of Life Jackets : 4
Remarks : Very tidy version of known club twilight racer cruiser. Hard to find better than this one.
Vessel Name : ENIGMA
Anti-foul : 11.20