Cavalier 28

This 1985 Cavalier 28 for sale is an excellent compact cruiser racer offering great volume on the inside and performance on the outside.

The roomy interior layout includes an enclosed toilet, galley, dinette, sleeping space for a crew of five, a fully enclosed private toilet.

A huge protected cockpit with tiller steer that folds out of the way at anchor makes room for racing and entertaining.

Renowned for their performance as cruising yachts Cavalier Yachts were one of the leading boat builders in the 70s and 80s. Designed by NZ Americas Cup designer Laurie Davidson, the Cavalier 28 is a wholesome cruiser, very sweet to sail and has proven club and twilight performance.   The strong one design fleet racing is a bonus.

Features comprehensive sail wardrobe. Low hours Kubota 12 hp Diesel.

For sale with DBY Boat Sales Pittwater Office in Newport NSW. For more information, high resolution photos, and inventory, please contact us at +61 2 9999 3311 or

Price: SOLD
Price Base: SOLD
Brand: Cavalier
Model: 28
Length: 28.00 Feet
Year: 1985
Category: Cruiser / Racer
Hull Type: GRP
Hull Style: Single
Power Type: Sail
Type Of Sales: Dealer
Engine Make:
Engine Type:
Condition: Used
State: New South Wales
Stock Number: PWCI282393
Builder : Cavalier Yachts
Water (Potable) Capacity (l) : approx 40 ltr capacity, with manual pump
Hull Construction Material : GRP
Hull Type : mono
Deck Construction Material : GRP
Length (m) : 8.5 m
Length Waterline (m) : 7.6 m
Beam/Width (m) : 2.87 m
Draft (m) : 1.6 m
Keel/Ballast : fin keel
Number Of Engines : 1 x Kubota 12hp diesel with folding prop. Recent full service. (1.5 ltr/hour)
Number of Batteries : 2
Number of Fuel Tanks : Aluminium tank - 60 ltr capacity
Accommodation Notes : 2 cabins with 6 ft headroom
Number of Berths : 6 bunks, 2 double and 2 single
Toilet Type : manual pump
Galley Notes : galley stocked with cooking utensils, cutlery
Stove : 2 burner metho, portable butane stove
Number of Freezers : 1 x ice box
Number of Sinks : 1 x stainless steel
Entertainment and Appliances Notes : 2Vxon CD player
Anchor / Winch : 1 x anchor, 2 x Harken self tailing + 2 Barlows
Mast/Rigging : Single spreader masthead, aluminium mast, aluminium boom, s/steel rigging. Halyards and jackstay replaced 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Sail Inventory : 1 fully battened main with lazy jacks, # 2 genoa, 2 asymetrical spinnakers, 2 jibs, SP pole boom tent, spinnaker pole, Harkan furler.
Electrics : 12v
Electronics Navigation : Compass Garmin GPS, Raymarine Tillermate ST2000, depth sounder
Safety Gear : EPIRB, 2 x fire extinguishers, manual bilge pump, life ring.
Covers : boom cover
Has Navigation Lights : 12v
Radio : GME VHF radio
Number of Life Jackets : yes
Remarks : Manuals for - Garmin GPS, Kubota diesel, GME VHF. Cockpit cushions. Survey 2014.