The Oakleaf 28 is a well built classic cruiser with long keel and lifting plate making her ideal for East Coast rivers and drying moorings. This particular example was re-engined in 2003/4, repainted and varnished 2014/15 with lots of new and updated equipment including new mainsail and new grill and hob (2013) and new stainless steel fuel tank (2014).
The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins. Vee berths in forepeak with stowage under and hanging locker. Opening hatch to foredeck. Heads compartment to starboard with Jabsco sea toilet. L shaped galley to port. Thetford two burner hob with grill. Stainless steel sink/drainer, with manually pumped water. Good stowage above and below. Dinette to port, with table converting to a double berth and stowage under. Hanging locker to starboard side, chart table and single berth. Full interior lighting. steps up to cockpit with seating and storage lockers under and aft. Curtains.
Located under the cockpit sole. Nanni 3.75HE 21hp diesel engine. Electric start. Fresh water cooled. via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to fixed three bladed propeller. Single lever engine control.
Cruising speed 5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries and solar panel
12 volt switch panel
Masthead rigged sloop. Gold anodised aluminium mast and boom by Proctor Masts. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail. Spinnaker pole
Mainsail (very good (2013)
No 1 Genoa - serviceable
No 2 Genoa - serviceable
Storm jib - serviceable
Spinnaker - Good
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions & lifelines
SL Hyspeed manual anchor winch, with 25lb CQR anchor, chain and warp
Outboard pad on pushpit
Various fenders & warps
Gibb 7STA centreplate winch
2 x Antal W30 primary winches
2 x Stainless steel under action secondary winches
Galvanised steel stem fitting with two rollers.
MLR FX312 GPS
NASA Sting Ray Depth sounder
NASA Target log & speed
Simrad RD68 DSC VHF with aerial
Full navigation lights
Clock & barometer
Manual & electric bilge pumps
Fire extinguishers x 3 (expiry dates unknown)
Built by Sutton and Smith in 1971. White painted clinker mahogany planking on steamed Canadian Rock Elm timbers and Mahogany centreline. Marine ply decks with painted non slip finish and scuppered mahogany foot rails. Varnished mahogany cabin top and cockpit. Cast iron long keel with steel lifting centre plate. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Last survey March 2013.
The Oakleaf 28 is a well built classic cruiser with long keel and lifting plate making her ideal for East Coast rivers and drying moorings. This particular example was re-engined in 2003/4, repainted and varnished 2014/15 with lots of new and updated equipment including new mainsail and new grill and hob (2013) and new stainless steel fuel tank (2014). Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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