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1978 Cigarette 28 SS For Sale

$72,300
$55,000
Stock #199832 -
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$55,000
$72,300

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Boat Details

Year:
1978
Type:
Power
Brand:
Cigarette
Category:
High Performance
Model:
28 SS
Length (LOA):
28'
Beam:
8'
Draft:
29"
Trailer:
1983 Baron
Stock #:
199832
Location:
Johnsburg, Illinois
(near Avon)
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Ready for new Adventures
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1996
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
Gen V 509CID
Size (each):
510 hp
Hours:
15 (as of 7/22/2020)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"Beautiful classic 1978 Cigarette 28SS! Ready to hit the water!"

This amazing 1978 Cigarette 28 has been completely redone and upgraded by the current owner and has brought some great times and some great memories. Word is the 28 SS is the boat that got Don Aranoff's career started and in 1984 the 28 SS took the Atami cup in Tokyo.

The current owner has s...more

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1978 Cigarette 28 SS High Performance in Johnsburg, Illinois

Stock #199832

This amazing 1978 Cigarette 28 has been completely redone and upgraded by the current owner and has brought some great times and some great memories. Word is the 28 SS is the boat that got Don Aranoff's career started and in 1984 the 28 SS took the Atami cup in Tokyo.

The current owner has spared no expense in upgrading and maintaining this Cigarette 28. The list of the upgrades and new additions is extensive.

The boat includes redone gelcoat on the outside and on the inside of the hull with a new color scheme.

Engine Info provided by the Seller:

The engines are 509CID. @ 515hp ea. Gen.V Full roller motor, steel crank, H beam rods. Built for reliability. The Bravo drives are in great working order with lube reservoirs in the engine compartment. The motors have 15 hours of play time and Have dyno sheets available.

The Imco power flow exhaust is Custom made with tail pipes, flanges and dampeners.

The boat's interior is new with an embroidered logo on sundeck and seats. Both captain and passenger seats have electric drop out bolsters.

The helm features New gauges, throttle controls with trim switch in throttles and new Imco hydraulic steering with Ziegler tilt helm.

The current owner has also refinished the interior with new cushions, cloth and carpet.

Enjoy your favorite tunes with the Alpine c/d player with equalizer and (2)12"subs interior and exterior speakers, (2) 1200-watt amps is sure to make this Cigarette 28 SS the center of the party.

When I asked the current owner what he liked the most about the boat, he said the boat is fast but offers a smooth ride that is comfortable and fast. He also stated that the boat is more than capable of hitting a top speed of 83 mph.

Information On Condition

The Seller reports all systems and boat features function as intended.

All upholstery and seat cushions are in great shape with the interior having been completely redone.

All routine maintenance has been completed and the boat is in great shape.

The hull has been tested many times for moisture with the same result of none present.

Everything works great and the hull is crack free.

Approximate boat location: Johnsburg, Illinois


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Basic Details
Year:
1978
Type:
Power
Brand:
Cigarette
Category:
High Performance
Model:
28 SS
Length (LOA):
28'
Hours:
15
(as of 7/22/2020)
(Light Seasonal Use)
Stock #:
199832
Location:
Johnsburg, Illinois
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 2/11/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1996
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
Gen V 509CID
Hours:
15
(as of 7/22/2020)
(Light Seasonal Use)
Size (each):
510 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
100 gals
Propeller:
Stainless Steel
Cruising Speed:
50 mph
Maximum Speed:
83 mph
Drive Brand:
Mercruiser
Drive Model:
Bravo One
Drive Type:
Stern Drive
Config.:
Inboard/Outboard
Carbureted:
Bilge Blower:
Bilge Pump:
Bulk Heads:
Engine Hatch - Electric:
Power Tilt & Trim:
Trim Indicator:
Trim Tab Controls:
Starting Type:
Electric
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
2
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
28'
Length at Water:
28'
Beam:
8'
Max. Draft:
29"
Weight:
4,800 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
6'
NavigationalNav. Equipment
I-phone AUX Plug-in:
Running Lights:
Compass:
Depth Gauge In Dash:
Deck Features
Aft Deck Sun Pad:
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Bench Seat:
Beverage Holders:
Bolster Seat:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Drainage System:
Cockpit Seating:
Compartment Storage:
Cover - Cockpit:
Dropdown Bolsters:
Sea Cocks:
Steering Wheel:
Sun Pad:
Windshield - One Piece:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Fire Suppression System:
Grab Rails:
Navigation Lights:
ElectricalElec. Components
AC Electric Panel:
Alternator:
Battery Switch:
Bluetooth:
Circuit Breaker:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Electronic Ignition:
Engine Kill Switch:
Fuel Gauge:
Fuse Panel:
Iphone AUX Plug-in:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Speedometer:
Stereo:
Subwoofer:
Tach:
Trailer IncludedIncl.
Included:
Yes
Year:
1983
Brand:
Baron
# Axles:
3
Breakaway Hitch:
No
Our company makes no claim of road worthiness of trailer. If not maintained adequately, it may not be fit for travel. We recommend a thorough inspection prior to purchase.
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
5
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
2
# Berths:
2
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Companionway:
V Berth:
Cabin Lighting:
Mirror:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Dan Aronow
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Other
Exterior Color:
Multiple
Interior Color:
Multiple
Gel Coat:
Helm Console:
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