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Shipman 28

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Boat REF# 111151
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.79m (28'10")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 14hp, Kubota Z600 (unknown year)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Olle Enderlein
Builder Fastnet Marine, Ireland
Lying Essex
Fuel capacity 45.0 ltr (9.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 60.0 ltr (13.2 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 14hp
Engine make and model Kubota Z600 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Engine spares tick

Engine reconditioned in 1998 and has not done many hours since; less than 150hrs. The engine age is not known however, we do know it was fitted by a previous owner in 1998 as a fully reconditioned unit.
240V socket from shorepower.
S/Steel Fuel tank new in 1999.
New exhaust tubing in 2006.
New impeller 2009.
Hydraulic transmission completely replaced in 1999 - new pump, motor and motor hoses.
Batteries new in 2009.
Rewired in 2008.


LOA 8.79m (28'10")
LWL 7.11m (23'4")
Beam 2.59m (8'6")
Draft Min 1.55m (5'1")
Draft Max 1.55m (5'1")
Displacement 2,800kg (6,174.0lbs)
Headroom 1.78m (5'10")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1973) with stainless steel standing rigging (2007)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail - Slab (1999)
Headsail - Furling (1999)

Receipt for new standing rigging in 2007 available.
Emergency forestay can be used with older hank on sails that include a Genoa, Working Jib & Storm Jib.
Stakpak and Lazy Jacks for Main.
Whisker Pole.
Plastimo roller reefing unit new in 2009.
Antal 40 Sheet Winches new in 2006.

Electrical Systems

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


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick

Heads new in 2007.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Clipper Duet Depth/Speed/Log.
Garmin GPS65
Clipper GPS Repeater.
ICOM 603 VHF DSC Radio -new in 2005.
Navico TP200CX Autopilot.
VHF aerial new in 2007.
New Navigation Lights in 2008 with NASA LED masthead light.
Steaming Light and Deck Light new in 2006.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
( 2 x Danforth S/Steel)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
Hasler SP2 windvane self-steering system
Plastimo 2.6m dinghy (unknown year)
Hasler Self-steering fitted in 2007 - new cedar pendulum blade.
Main sail cover with lazy jacks new in 2007.
New runnning rigging in 2007.
Custom made yard cradle new in 2003.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

Fire Extinguisher.
Fire Blanket.
Blipper Radar Refector.
Jack Stays with S/Steel shackles.
Emergency forestay with quick realease highfield lever fitted in 2007.
Gas in stern locker with S/Steel pipes to cabin, regulator new in 2008.

Broker's Comments

The Shipman 28 is an attractive looking cruiser with classic lines. They are a capable seaworthy cruiser and are also often used in club racing; over 1300 were built and they continue to be popular today.
This yacht has been very well maintianed and has a very extensive inventory. The continual upgrade of equipment is evident - see all the details in the relevant sections above - A very nice boat!

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

This Shipman 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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