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1978 Islander I-28

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Portsmouth, RI
Listed: 09-12-2018
Phone: 508-685-6526

$6,900 US

Standard features

1978 Islander I-28 Sloop
LOA: 27 9 LWL: 23 8
Beam: 9 9 Draft: 5
Disp.: 7,000 lb Ballast: 3,000 lb
Designer: Bob Perry Year Built: 1978

Fiberglass hull and deck. Fin Keel, Spade Rudder, deck stepped mast.
Owned since 2003.
June, 2008 survey (available for review) placed fair market value at $ 18,000.
Rebuilt 13 HP Volvo-Penta MD7A diesel engine installed in 2005, replacing original Volvo-Penta diesel.
Massachusetts title and registration.
Currently on mooring in Portsmouth, RI.


Oiled teak bulkheads and joiner trim
Forward cabin with hanging locker to port, fully enclosed head to starboard
Legal head/waste system w/ locking Y-valve and manual waste diaphragm pump
Formica counter tops
Starboard settee opens to double berth, quarter berth on port side
Fold up dining table that serves both settees
Galley includes sink, double burner alcohol stove, icebox and generous storage
Teak and holley flooring replaced with Smartcore waterproof premium vinyl flooring
AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio with cabin and cockpit speakers
VHF/Marine radio
Misc. safety equipment included.


Aluminum mast and boom
Oversized wire rope/dacron running rigging
Sails: Full batten main, 100% Jib, 150% Genoa - all in excellent condition
Custom dual furler (Pro-furl and CDI units) setup for jib and genoa
Dodger - Navy blue Sunbrella fabric w/ matching mainsail cover
Cockpit winches - (2) Lewmar 34 self-tailing winches and (2) Barient 8 winches
Tiller Steering
Rebuilt Volvo-Penta MD7A 13 HP diesel motor
Exhaust waterlift muffler replaced in 2012
Tanks - 20 gal diesel, 20 gal water, 13 gal waste
Automatic bilge pump w/ backup manual diaphragm gusher pump
Dual lead-acid deep cycle marine batteries
DC and shore power AC electrical systems
Lazy jack system
Jiffy reefing system
All lines run to cockpit to facilitate single-handed sailing
Redundant, dual depth and knot meter instrumentation (Horizon)
Horizon wind speed/direction instrumentation
35 lb Danforth anchor with chain and nylon rode in deck anchor locker
Backup outboard motor bracket installed on stern for emergency outboard motor use
Hull stripped to fiberglass and epoxy barrier coated in 2003.

Selling because recently retired and boat isnt being sailed as often as it once was.
Boat is a solid, well-built, stable, coastal cruiser that is in excellent overall condition.
Set-up to easily single-hand sail.
Price drop to $6,900 if purchased before October 29 haul-out.

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