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Soverel 28

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Boat REF# 43106
removed from sale
Length 8.53m (28'0")
Year 1967
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 3
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Yanmar (2003)
Lying Bradenton


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Extra Details

Designer McCarthy & Walters
Builder Soverel Yachts
Lying Bradenton
Fuel capacity 77.3 ltr (17.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 227.3 ltr (50.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Yanmar (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

The Diesel was professionally installed in 2003 and has only 198 Hours!

This installation job was done professionally and cleanly with stainless steel mounts ensuring a long life of trouble free power. The electrical system is cleanly installed and very well maintained.


Length 8.53m (28'0")
LWL 7.24m (23'9")
Beam 2.54m (8'4")
Draft Min 0.89m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.89m (2'11")
Airdraft 11.89m (39'0")
Displacement 3,175kg (7,000.0lbs)
Headroom 1.91m (6'3")
Storage In water


Sloop rigged Soverel Aluminium spars (1967) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1967)


Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Hank On (2007)
Other sails Spinnaker (unknown year)
120% Jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Schaffer Roll Furling System in owner's possession. Available for installation.

Electrical Systems

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


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Solid Fiberglass Construction with Barrier coat and new bottom on her hull! Topsides are beautifully done. Even the Soverel Logo has been replaced on her hull. This is Hull #80 of 90 built by Soverel Yachts. She has a swing keel giving her either a 2'11" draft or 4'6" draft.

All through hull fittings were replaced in 2003.


Total # of berths 3
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick

Below, the cabin is spacious with 6'3" of headroom in the main cabin and opening portals that make her well ventillated during those hot summer months! She sleeps 3 but can be re-modified to sleep 4 once again.

1 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Danforth / Custom)
4.57m (15'0") of chain
60.96m (200'0") of rode
Brand New "Newfound" brand windows (still in box) are ready for installation!
SIMRAD TP-10 Autopilot on board. There is a custom danforth style modified anchor up forward that fits into it's own bracket below deck keeping the fordeck clear of ground tackle.

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

PRICE JUST REDUCED!!! This boat is a classic beauty! This boat has the fine lines of the way boats were supposed to be built. She was once a Bahamas resort day-sailer and enjoyed as a cruiser/live-aboard in the Bahamas and the Florida Keys!

She is ready for her new owner with new power (2003) and was lovingly maintained by her current owner who happens to be a bit picky about how she is maintained! Obviously a lot of pride and care went into restoring her full beauty! Come see this one and enjoy a sail today. This is not a "project boat" or a "fixer upper!" This classic lady is ready to dance!

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

This Soverel 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by JEFF LEWIS of Boatshed Sarasota. 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.