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Sea Rover 28

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Boat REF# 50553
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.60m (28'3")
Year 1968
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp, Bukh 20 (1968)
Lying Suffolk


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Extra Details

Designer Kenneth Evans
Builder Colvic
Lying Suffolk
Fuel capacity 65.0 ltr (14.3 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 130.0 ltr (28.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 07/06/2006


Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Bukh 20 (1968)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.0 ltr (0.7 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

Engine fully overhauled in 2007, a new split charging system has been fitted. New Morse control fitted and Hydraulic wheel steering.


LOA 8.60m (28'3")
LWL 7.31m (24'0")
Beam 2.59m (8'6")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Displacement 4,000kg (8,820.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Unknown Aluminium spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2007)


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Mainsail Unknown - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Genoa (unknown year)
Genoa (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

Although not new, the sails have no damage and are in perfectly serviceable order. Fitted with a recent canopy and named spray dodgers

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Finish Gelcoat finish

Kenneth Evans designed and Colvic built bilge keeled cruiser in GRP construction, the gelcoat is in all-round good order, a recently anti-fouled hull, the side and main deck walkways coated in blue non-slip safety resin.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Microwave tick

The tried and tested Sea Rover 28 lends itself well to both experienced and less-experienced boaters alike. Roomy and spacious with ample headroom, this 6 berth layout consists of two singles in the forward 'V' berth, saloon converts to double with single on portside and single berth in aft starboard cabin. The interior and cockpit cushions have all been re covered winter 04/05. Polished floors throughout.

The boat has recently benefitied from the addition of pressurised Hot water and inclusion of a shower in the heads compartment

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
Chart plotter tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Autohelm Radar, Navman Tracker 5500, Seafarer D800 Echosounder, Huson 55 VHF.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Mity Moke windlass
2 anchors
(Plough and Kedge)
10.00m (32'10") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of warp
2hp outboard, Suzuki, Long Shaft (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

4 man liferaft certificated until 2009

Broker's Comments

This well presented and tidy Sea Rover 28 was built by Colvic to a very high quality, even by todays standards.She will accomodate six in comfort, sails nicely and is well presented.
The boat has good headroom and lots of space in the cabin. The standard of finsh and fit out is very good for a boat of this age.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Sea Rover 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve and Paul of Boatshed Suffolk. 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.

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