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Bayliner 285 Ciera

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Boat REF# 112717
removed from sale
Length 8.53m (28'0")
Year 2005
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x gasoline 300hp, Mercruiser 350 MAG MPI Bravo III (2005)
Lying Skagit County - Shown by Appointment


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Extra Details

Builder Bayliner
Lying Skagit County - Shown by Appointment
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Fuel capacity 463.6 ltr (102.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 150.0 ltr (33.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 90.9 ltr (20.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Deadrise 16-20


Engine 1 x gasoline 300hp
Engine make and model Mercruiser 350 MAG MPI Bravo III (2005)
Engine Hours engine1:   220
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive out
Prop(s) twin prop
Fuel consumption (approx) 66.8 ltr (14.7 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 20.7 knots
Max speed (approx) 32.9 knots

This boat is a fast cruiser capable of speeds from 20 to over 30 knots. It has the range and room for coastal cruising with the kids or a few friends and the accommodations to spend the night anchored out when called for.

The Mercruiser engine is certified as "Ultra Low Emissions" by the California Air Research Board. This is a modern engine with electronic fuel injection. The mechanical systems include hydraulic trim tabs, power steering and a macerator holding tank pumping system.

Independent test results report relatively low sound levels of 82 db at cruise and 87-89 db at full throttle which will allow a conversation when underway.


Length 8.53m (28'0")
Beam 3.00m (9'10")
Draft Min 0.94m (3'1")
Airdraft 2.77m (9'1")
Displacement 3,296kg (7,267.7lbs)
Headroom 1.93m (6'4")

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

The Bayliner Ciera 285 is designed to provide fast, relatively comfortable cruising in a design that utilizes every inch of interior volume to provide a surprisingly roomy interior for a 28 foot boat.

The holding tank system includes a macerator pump.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
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Sink tick
Fridge tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

One enters the boat over the swim step through a gate in the transom into a cockpit area equipped with a forward facing folding bench seat on the transom and an aft facing fixed bench seat that separates the cockpit from the raised helm area. In addition to a single helm seat to starboard, there is an "L" shaped seating area to port.

A high radar arch rises over the cockpit area and supports the folding radar and GPS mast as well as providing stereo speakers for the cockpit area.

The entire helm and cockpit area are enclosed in removable, zippered canvas and clear panels for weather and sun protection.

From the helm one can pass down and forward into the cabin area or step up and through a fold-aside center window section for access to the long foredeck and anchor windlass. Fenders are stored on the deck rails forward. The helm and cockpit seating areas are essentially full width with no real provision for side decks.

The cabin is cleverly designed to provide a surprisingly roomy and useful space for a 28 footer. The initial impression is of a much larger cabin because it is open all the way to the bow. However the forward "V berth" area can be separated by sliding curtains to form a "forward compartment" with a degree of privacy. The forward V berth is a full six feet down the centerline with storage shelves on each side. The mid section is the main saloon with a reasonably well equipped galley on the port side and a dining table and two facing benches for seating. The table lowers to make a double berth when required.

The galley includes a covered two burner alcohol/electric stove and a sink with pressurized hot and cold water. The under-counter area is fully utilized for storage. A microwave is fitted above the sink. Also provided is a dual voltage refrigerator. There is space to install a coffee maker above the galley with sliding door storage next to it.

Aft of the dining area is a full wet head compartment with good headroom including toilet, basin and shower.

Under the cockpit is another double berth with 42” of room at the head and 28” at the foot. A portal into the helm area provides lighting to this space. When not used as a berth, this space provides a large storage area.

2 burner paraffin Stove

Nav Equipment

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Stereo tick
Fish Finder tick
Depth sounder tick

The Bayliner Ciera is equipped with a single helm station. This boat includes a folding radar mast and 2007 Raymarine C80 color chart plotter. The FM AM CD player music system has remote controls at the helm station.

Deck Gear

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Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Electric Simpson-Lawrence windlass (with remote control)
1 anchors
12.80m (42'0") of chain
54.86m (180'0") of rode
The electric anchor windlass includes remote controls at the helm station. This boat is offered without dinghy or outboard.


Rod Holders 2 Rod Holders

Safety Equipment

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2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

The bow-mounted searchlight is controlled from the helm station.

Broker's Comments

This Bayliner 285 Ciera offers a lot of useful space in its 28 feet, and appears in excellent condition and essentially as new with only approximately 220 hours of operation. It is stored on a trailer in the owner's building and shows no exterior signs of weathering. The interior is also in near-new condition with almost no signs of wear. The hinged radar/gps mast is a useful addition along with the 2007 model Raymarine C80 chart plotter. This system includes chart data for the local area.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Bayliner 285 Ciera has been personally photographed and viewed by Dirk Nansen of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.