1987 Carver 2897 Mariner For Sale

$33,350
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Stock #252077 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1987
Type:
Power
Brand:
Carver
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
2897 Mariner
Length (LOA):
28' (8.53m)
Beam:
11' 1"
Draft:
34"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
252077
Location:
Toms River, New Jersey
Status:
Available
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Storage Status:
In the water††
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
1987
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
305 CID
Size (each):
220 hp
Hours:
675 (as of 10/13/2021)
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
"Well maintained family cruiser and overnighter New full canvas and hoses Full galley, A/C and heat"

1987 Carver 28 Mariner with twin Mercruiser 305 CID at 220 HP apiece.

*Closed cooling system

Two fuel tanks 75 gallons apiece

THE CURRENT OWNERS ARE THE THIRD OWNERS AND HAVE OWNED THIS BOAT FOR 2O YEARS.

They have given this boat love, care and attention and it shows. <...more

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1987 Carver 2897 Mariner Motoryacht in Toms River, New Jersey

Stock #252077

1987 Carver 28 Mariner with twin Mercruiser 305 CID at 220 HP apiece.

*Closed cooling system

Two fuel tanks 75 gallons apiece

THE CURRENT OWNERS ARE THE THIRD OWNERS AND HAVE OWNED THIS BOAT FOR 2O YEARS.

They have given this boat love, care and attention and it shows.

The seller is making this part of the deal:
He is a USCG licensed Captain as well as a USCG and NJ State Police certified Boat Safety Instructor with over 50 years teaching experience.

::: I currently teach the related boating classes as well as give private boating instruction (on your boat) at $75 per hour :::

He is willing to offer to whomever buys the boat up to 6 hrs of boat training (free of charge) showing them how to handle the boat and more.

YOU READ THAT CORRECTLY: LEARN THE INS AND OUTS OF THIS CLASSIC CARVER BY THE CURRENT OWNER HIMSELF. NO CHARGE!!!

What a delightful classic mid size motoryacht.

FOR THE FAMILY OR AS A GREAT LIVE ABOARD FOR A SINGLE OR COUPLE

The Carver 28 Mariner is one of the most versatile mid size family cruiser you will find.

Whether topside at the helm with the captain or down in the salon there isn't a bad spot on the boat.

STEP INTO A BRIGHT AND CHEERY INTERIOR

The main salon includes a settee and four place dinette. Both reconfigure into sleeping spaces.

The galley features a Norcold below counter 'fridge, microwave and double burner stove both propane and electric.

Adjacent to the galley is the full wet head.

Forward stateroom is a large full size berth with a surprise vanity sink and mirror. Additional storage area in the two hanging lockers port and starboard.

The interior of the boat is light, bright and cheery.

AT THE UPPER HELM

The flybridge is huge! Plenty of seating for your family and friends. Seating for 6.

Watch the bright skies and blue waters from topside.
The seating also reconfigures into a full size sunpad or as a perfect spot to sleep under the stars.

This is a great opportunity to enjoy a well maintained motoryacht.

INFO ON CRUISE AND FOT SPEEDS

Cruising speed is about 12 - 18/MPH according to the GPS

FOT gets up to 32 - 35/MPH but the seller only does that ONCE a season to 'blow out the carburetor.'

CURRENT HOURS (OCT 2021)

Hours are greater than 600 and less than 700, and the current owners (3rd) put the majority of the hours on the engines.

Advertisement is for vessel only. Trailer is not being offered for sale by Pop Yachts.
Information On Condition

This 1987 Carver 28 Mariner is a well maintained boat. The current owners have owned and lovingly cared for their dream boat for 20 years.

The bottom gets painted annually. The canvas and eisenglass is brand new and it shows.

The engines get serviced as needed.

What a great opportunity to get into a mid size motoryacht.

Bottom painted annually Engines serviced each season and / or as needed Interior woodwork polished every season New canvas and eisenglass

Approximate boat location: Toms River, New Jersey


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Basic Details
Year:
1987
Type:
Power
Brand:
Carver
Category:
Motoryachts
Model:
2897 Mariner
Length (LOA):
28' (8.53m)
Hours:
675
(as of 10/13/2021)
Stock #:
252077
Location:
Toms River, New Jersey
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 8/11/2021)
(Boat is in seasonal slip)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
1987
Brand:
Mercruiser
Model:
305 CID
Hours:
675
(as of 10/13/2021)
Size (each):
220 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
150 gals
Cruising Speed:
18 mph
Maximum Speed:
35 mph
Drive Brand:
Crusader
Drive Type:
V-Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Carbureted:
Trim Indicator:
Trim Tab Controls:
Fuel Tanks:
Two
Bilge Pump:
Two
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
Single
Trim Tabs:
Bennett
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
28'
Length at Water:
24'
Beam:
11' 1"
Max. Draft:
34"
Weight:
10,300 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
9' 11"
Displacement:
10,300 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
Deck Features
Bimini:
Bow Pulpit:
Bow Rail:
Fender Holders:
Windlass:
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Non-skid Deck:
Swim Ladder:
Transom - Walk Through:
Transom Door:
Windshield - One Piece:
Passenger Seat:
On The Bridge
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Owner's Manual:
Halon Fire Suppression:
Fireboy
ElectricalElec. Components
Water Pressure Gauge:
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Stereo:
Volt Meter:
Courtesy Lights:
Fuel Gauge:
Horn:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
30 Amp
Battery Charging System:
20 AMP
Battery Tender:
2 Batteries
Water Heater:
10 Gallons
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
6
# Berths:
1
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
51 gals
Waste Capacity:
20 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
Yes
(13500)
Washer/Dryer Hookup:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Carpet - Cabin:
Head:
Wet
Hanging Locker:
Two
Stove:
Triple Burner Elec/propane
Dinette:
Sleeps Two
Settee:
Sleeps 2
Stateroom - Forward:
Full Berth And Vanity
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Modified Vee
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
Neutrals
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
Done Annually
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