The Shipman 28 is an attractive cruiser/racer with traditional lines, good accommodation for her size and excellent performance under sail. This particular example is well equipped with a reconditioned Yanmar diesel engine and new genoa, is set up for single handed sailing and has been cruised on the East Coast and local rivers.
The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins. Forward cabin with V berths, with infill converting to a double berth. Storage above and below berths. Opening hatch to foredeck. Heads compartment to starboard with sea toilet with holding tank and hand basin with cold water supply. Saloon with dinette to starboard side with drop down table converting to a double berth. Storage above and below. Quarter berth aft. Settee berth opposite to port with storage above and below. Galley with Plastimo Neptune two burner cooker, with oven and grill (2008) sink with cold water supply. Steps up to cockpit with seating and stowage under and teak grating. Full interior lighting. New upholstery 2008. Curtains.
Located abaft the companionway. Yanmar 1GM 9 hp diesel engine (reconditioned 2009). Electric start. Raw water cooled. Shaft drive to fixed three bladed propeller. Single lever engine control. Maximum speed 6 knots. Cruising speed 4 knots.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2010)
12 volt switch panel
Masthead rigged sloop with silver anodised aluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging (2007). Terylene running rigging (2007). Slab reefing to mainsail.
Mainsail - good
No 1 genoa - excellent (2015)
Spinnaker - good
CQR 20kg anchor with 15 mtrs galvanised chain & 30 mtrs warp
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions & lifelines
Various fenders & warps
Winches x 4
2.5 mtr Dinghy
Storage Cradle (new 2008)
Silva steering compass
Standard Horizon CP180 Chart plotter (2007)
Navico TP100 autopilot
Icom M241 VHF radio with aerial (2007)
NASA Clipper log/boat speed
NASA Clipper depth sounder
NASA Clipper windspeed/direction
Kenwood Radio/CD player
Clock & barometer
Full navigation lights
Manual bilge pumps
Fire extinguishers x 3 (expiry dates unknown)
Built by Shipman Yachts in 1974 to a design by Ollie Enderlein of Sweden. Blue GRP hull with hardwood rubbing strake and aluminium toe rail. White GRP superstructure and decks with moulded in non-slip to decks. Hardwood coach roof grab rails. Fin keel. Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder. Aft self draining cockpit with seating, gas locker and stowage under.
The Shipman 28 is an attractive cruiser/racer with traditional lines, good accommodation for her size and excellent performance under sail. This particular example is well equipped with a reconditioned Yanmar diesel engine and new genoa, is set up for single handed sailing and has been cruised on the East Coast and local rivers. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.
Tidemill Yacht Harbour