The owner bought this boat in 1985
1984 Hunter 28.5 Shoal draft (4Ft) in “sail-away” condition. With steel cradle.
$13,500. Beaufort, SC
1985 Original owner, documented vessel. Well equipped and maintained fiberglass mid-sized cruiser with numerous and recent add-on features- including LED navigation and interior lighting, Dodger and Bimini.
Accommodations - sleeps 6 : (2) in v-berth,( 2) in aft q-berth and (2) on salon settee. Up to 6-2 head room. Original cushions in very good condition. Dual drop-wing settee table. Storage under/behind settee seats and under v-berth and q-berth. Teak hanging locker with 3 drawers in aft q-berth.
Rigging - B and R rigging system with in-mast halyards.
CDI furler system with Harken toe-rail system for furling leads to cockpit. New Spinnaker halyard.
Sails and Control - Lift and Drop sails from Cockpit. Johnson Sails 110 jib with UV furler cover.
Main- Johnson Sails with reefing holes, 4 baton. In-boom jiffy reefing system.
New Pacific Blue boom cover. Jib and Main sail bags.
B and R rig affords outboard (of side-shroud rigging) sail tracks with 3 moveable cars.
Traveler with ergonomic outboard haul situated at companionway sill.
5:1 Mainsheet Block.
Maxwell single speed winch with double halyard stops on cabin top. 2 Cockpit (forward) Port/Starboard Maxwell dual speed self-tailing jib winches. 1 winch handle.
Seoladair Boom Kicker-1000 keeps boom up and out of the way without need of a topping lift.
Cockpit and Deck- T-shaped cockpit, Merriman pedestal steering with pedestal guard and rudder brake. Recent upgrade to powder coated cast “aluminum” shift/speed lever control box with rudder brake.
Up-sized 30” helm with grey suede leather grip.
Pedestal mounted Ritchie compass with nite-light and cover.
Teak drop-down cockpit table mounted to pedestal guard.
Recent fold-up pulpit mounted Pacific Blue Bimini with cover boot.
Recent fold-down Pacific Blue Dodger with (roll-up) zippered center window.
Removable Teak helmsman seat. Storage under cockpit seats.
Emergency steering tiller (stowed in cockpit locker).
Integrated rear pulpit boarding ladder. Cockpit Winch handle holder.
Teak companionway slat boards and/or single white-board closure.
Sliding Lexan companionway cover.
Double life line/stanchion setup.
Engine/Propulsion- Very reliable Yanmar 2GMF diesel – freshwater cooled. Well maintained and low hours. Yanmar manual. Recent hoses, filters and fuel lines. Rebuilt water pump.
Alternator up-gunned (from 35) to 50 Amp for quicker battery recovery. Recent exhaust elbow and exhaust hoses.
Raycor fuel/water separator with see-thru bowl and (switchable) alarm.
11 ga. fuel tank with all recent fuel hoses. Tank-top fuel level gauge on cockpit locker floor. Engine instrument panel with starter button, RPM gauge, alarms and engine cutout located on cockpit seat side. Bow-tie prop.
Electrics and Lighting- Dual battery system. New M27 house battery and recent M24 starting. Battery separator, Perko 4 position battery switch, “Promariner 12” dual battery dynamic distribution charger. One 5W solar panel (removable mount) under v-berth hatch. Three 12V outlets in cabin. AC connector for shorepower in cockpit coaming. AC power outlets in galley, head, nav tower and q-berth.
Nav table with chart light and under desk storage compartment.
Nav tower houses Analog volt gauge and circuit breaker panel for DC/AC circuits.
All new Marine Beam LED navigations lights- bicolor, anchor light (with daylight auto-off), stern and foredeck light. New LED lighting inside cabin.
Communication and Instruments- Standard Horizon GX 1200 DSC (AIS capable) marine radio. Mast-top whip antenna, Shakespeare AM/FM-VHF splitter. Pyle AM/FM/WB/CD and Aux-In, 6 speaker Stereo (4 speakers in salon and 2 speakers in cockpit (with separate pre-amp driver). Sirius/XM antenna. Fog bell.
Standard Communictions SL-1 knot/log (head unit available for cabin wall insertion, thru-hull impeller retracted) mounted on cabin wall in cockpit.
Recent Hawkeye shoot-thru-hull depth sounder (w/alarm and keel offset) on cockpit cabin-wall
Portholes and Hatches – 2 portholes in aft q-berth and 1 in head- all with screens. Recent Bomar tinted locking dawged mid-cabin “venting” Hatch with screen. Recent Bomar V-berth tinted locking dawged “venting” hatch with Ocean Air shade/screen surround. SS Nicro 24/7 (switchable) solar vent with (2 way) fan located just forward of mast post in Salon.
Galley -“L” shaped. Origo gimbled dual burner alcohol stove with butcher block cover. Sink with goose-neck spigot. Countertop access covered cooler storage - drained to bilge. Kick-up utility shelf at sink vanity. Storage on/in wall cabinet with tinted slide covers and under galley, vanity.
Plumbing – Recent Jabsco potty. New water hoses. Sahara bilge pump (with integrated float switch) with (switchable) alarm, manual override, fused at circuit panel.
Water, Vanity and Head- baffled 27 ga. water tank located under v-berth. Shurflo pressured water system for Hot and cold service to head and galley. Original 6 ga. water heater located to rear of cockpit locker with new preheater water hose lines run from engine. Lift-aside teak bench seat over potty. Vanity with H and C water and Shower wand. Original gate valve thru-hulls replaced with lever ball- throw valves. Hanging locker in head.
Ground Tackle- 2 Danforth anchors with lines. Foredeck anchor locker.
Bottom Works – recent hull/keel prep and double coats of Pettit Horizon SR-60 with Igarol anti-slime. Periodically diver cleaned bottom.
Steel cradle has kept boat safe thru hurricanes Gloria, Sandy, Irene, Matthew, Irma and numerous nor’easters.
Safety-First aid kit, flair gun kit, 2 fire extinguishers, 2 life jacks, miscellaneous engine belts, filters, impellers and parts.
Slip assumption negotiable.