The Oakleaf 28 is a classic lift keel coastal cruiser, ideal for exploring the shallow waters of the East Coast and beyond. Whilst in sound condition, this example needs a complete cosmetic refit outside and the asking price reflects this.
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The layout allows up to five berths in two cabins. In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Hanging locker. Opening hatch to deck. Separate heads compartment to starboard with marine toilet. In the saloon, dinette to port (converts to double berth) with settee berth opposite. Fixed table with drop leaves. Chart table to starboard with quarter berth behind and galley opposite. Two burner hob with grill. Stainless steel sink drainer with manually pumped water supply.
Located abaft the companionway, Nanni 3.75HE three cylinder 21hp diesel engine. electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Single lever control. 9 gallon fuel capacity giving approximately 120 mile range at 5 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6 knots.
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Headsail furling system. Slab reefing mainsail. Spinnaker pole.
Built by Sutton & Smith in 1971. Clinker Mahogany planking on Canadian Rock Elm timbers.. White painted topsides with varnished Mahogany sheer strake and toe rail. Marine ply decks with non-slip paint. Varnished Mahogany superstructure. Long keel with cast iron ballast and lifting centreplate. Aft cockpit. Transom hung rudder. Tiller steering.
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General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.