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1981 Southern Cross 28 For Sale

$27,800
Stock #229087 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Southern Cross
Category:
Cutter/Cutter Sailboat
Model:
28
Length (LOA):
30' 4" (9.25m)
Beam:
8' 6"
Draft:
56"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
229087
Location:
Ruskin, Florida
(near Riverview)
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Buying bigger sailboat
Sailboat Details
Covers - Sail:
Dodger:
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Staysail:
Boom:
Boom Vang:
Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Spinnaker Pole:
Backstay:
Chain Plates:
Standing Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
Self-tailing
"30.4' Southern Cross, a Thomas Gillmer design. Deck is fiberglass, the hull is fiberglass with an Airtex foam core!"

This is a beautiful and rare 1981 Southern Cross 28. There were only 70 of these boats made, this one is number 58. According to the owner, the boat was freshwater kept most of its life until it recently came to Tampa.

It's a mostly fiberglass boat with foam core and teak trim throughout. It ...more

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1981 Southern Cross 28 Cutter Sailboat in Ruskin, Florida

Stock #229087

This is a beautiful and rare 1981 Southern Cross 28. There were only 70 of these boats made, this one is number 58. According to the owner, the boat was freshwater kept most of its life until it recently came to Tampa.

It's a mostly fiberglass boat with foam core and teak trim throughout. It was built by CE Ryder and designed by Thomas Gillmer.

The cockpit provides tiller steering with Raymarine autopilot along with Signet depth/speed meter and Ritchie compass.

There are a nice canvas dodger and cockpit cover from 2013, which adds nicely to the style, profile, and comfort of this boat.

There is a clean, and according to the owner, well working Universal diesel to motor you out. When you're ready. raise the nice Doyle mainsail from 2016, staysail, and jib with Furlex 100 roller furling.

This boat is equipped with 30 amp shore power connection and power cord, two house batteries and one starter battery with 12 volt charger.

The convenient layout allows the head to be closed off for privacy. The head includes a hot water heater, shower, and manual raw water flush.

The spacious V-berth is for staying overnight along with everything else you need to make getting away fun and enjoyable.

This boat looks ready to sail away today! It's a well priced and rare boat!

Information On Condition

The Southern Cross is in great condition for the age of the boat. It was kept in a freshwater lake for most of its life. The interior looks to be in really good shape as well.

The canvas is in great shape. The updated anchor and chain appear new, as do the dock lines.

Bottom paint in February 2020.

Approximate boat location: Ruskin, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Southern Cross
Category:
Cutter/Cutter Sailboat
Model:
28
Length (LOA):
30' 4" (9.25m)
Hours:
--
Stock #:
229087
Location:
Ruskin, Florida
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1981
Brand:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 15
Size:
12 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
15 gals
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Water Tanks:
Holding Tanks:
Rudder:
Starting Type:
Electric
Bilge Pump:
Auto And Whale Gusher Manual
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
30' 4"
Beam:
8' 6"
Min. Draft:
56"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
Weight:
8,500 lbs
Displacement:
8,500 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Covers - Display:
Navigation Lights:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
VHF Speaker:
Autopilot:
Raymarine
Deck Features
Swim Ladder:
Transom - Closed:
Bow Rail:
Anchor:
Anchor Rode:
Bench Seat:
Beverage Holders:
Bimini:
Cleats - Fixed:
Compartment Storage:
Cover - Cockpit:
Sea Cocks:
Bronze 2011
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Engine Kill Switch:
Grab Rails:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Tender:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Fuse Panel:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Speedometer:
Water Heater:
Amp Meter:
Water Temp Gauge:
Stereo:
Jensen
Number Of Batteries:
3
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Dodger:
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Staysail:
Rigging
Boom:
Boom Vang:
Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Spinnaker Pole:
Backstay:
Chain Plates:
Standing Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
Self-tailing
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
5
# Berths:
3
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
47 gals
Waste Capacity:
13 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Dinette:
Head:
Ice Box:
Mirror:
Nav Station:
Port Holes:
Pressurized Water System:
V Berth:
Shower:
Sink - Cabin:
Quarter Berth:
Salon:
Settee:
Port
Stove:
Alcohol
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Gillmer
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Fin Keel
Exterior Color:
Red
Interior Color:
Beige
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
Feb 2020
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