1976 Sabre 28 mkii For Sale

$18,000
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Stock #133231 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1976
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Sabre Yachts
Category:
Sloop/Sloop Sailboat
Model:
28 mkii
Length (LOA):
28' 6"
Beam:
10'
Draft:
51"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
133231
Location:
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
(near New Bedford)
Status:
Available
Reason for Selling:
Wife has hard time physically getting around sailboats.
Sailboat Details
Boom Vang:
Genoa:
Halyard Winches:
Headsail:
Main Sail:
Main Sheet:
Reefing Mainsail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Sail Cover:
Sheet Winches:
Backstay:
Boom:
Boom Vang:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Furler:
Mast:
Roller Furling System:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Sloop Rig:
"Replaced or rebuilt all systems over a 5 year restoration project."

Sabre sailboats have long been known for having great bones and this one is no exception. The hull was laid up before boat manufacturers knew just how strong fiberglass could be.

The hull is in great shape, rock solid and much thicker than today's production boats which are comparatively pap...more

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1976 Sabre 28 mkii Sloop Sailboat in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Stock #133231

Sabre sailboats have long been known for having great bones and this one is no exception. The hull was laid up before boat manufacturers knew just how strong fiberglass could be.

The hull is in great shape, rock solid and much thicker than today's production boats which are comparatively paper thin relative to this one.

There was only one soft spot in the rear of the cockpit which was cut out and replaced.

Add to this an owner, trained as an aircraft mechanic, who completely rebuilt all systems including replacing the original Universal Atomic 4 which could not be rebuilt

This restoration took place in the backyard of his house starting in 2009 and completed in 2014. His sons kidded him throughout this project saying, "Dad, it's a boat, it doesn't have to fly."

During the restoration, the following was replaced or installed:

- New standing rigging 2013.
- New Main Dura sail 265 MT 203 Sq ft & New Genoa 135 372.79 Sq ft 265 MT Square weave 2013.
- New Main and Genoa sheets
- New spreaders installed 2013, custom.
- New main sail cover 2014.
- Holding tank installed 12 gallon 2013.
- Soda blast bottom of hull down to jell coat. Sealed jell coat with Interlux InterProtect 2000E 4 coats 2014.
- New stuffing box and packing 2012.
- Chain plates removed inspected and reinstalled and re-bedded 2012.
- All hardware for chain plates replaced with new
- All exhaust hoses, Engine coolant hoses replaced with new
- New engine driven alternator
- New Zenith Carburetor
- New MMI 502 water pump (engine coolant pump)
- Rebuilt Sherwood raw water pump, new shaft, bushings, and impeller
- Indigo external thermostat installed
- 2016 installed new indigo three blade propeller
- 2015 installed wet lift exhaust muffler
- 2016 installed new Jabsco Twist & Lock Toilet
- Universal Atomic 4 engine is freshwater cooled. 4 cylinder 30hp Petrol

ENGINE REBUILD:
- New connecting rod bearings
- New crankshaft main bearings
- New Piston rings
- New exhaust valves
- New wrist pin clips
- New connecting rod bearing cap bolts & nuts
- All new gaskets
- All new fasteners on engine block
- Inspected and Pressure tested exhaust manifold & Cylinder head
- Non-destructive/ tested inspected crank shaft and cam shaft
- Oil pump updated with new gears.
- Cylinder block deck and Cylinder head flatness checked and machined to Universal Atomic 4 tolerance.
- Solid state ignition installed
- New ignition wires & Coil
- Inspected reversing gear for condition and wear.
- New flame arrestor installed
- New Teleflex throttle cable and shifting cable installed.
- Two new CAT Marine Deep cycle batteries
- All battery cables replaced Ancor tinned coated
- New Blue Sea battery charge relay installed
- Electrical fuse panel and switch panel installed with new Ancor tinned coated wire.
- 2015 installed new potable freshwater hose from freshwater tank to sink in the head and to sink in galley.
- Installed Electric bilge pump
- 2016 New two-speed self-tailing Lewmar winches and Lewmar 10" winch handle
- Sanded and re-varnished interior of galley and head with Epifane Gloss varnish 3 to 4 coats
- Origo 4100 alcohol stove two burner
- Electric pump for Ice chest drain
- Replaced all sinks and deck drain hoses
- Cleaned and lapped all thru hull valves
- Edson S-396-1 Pedestal Stripped and painted.
- Signet Marine Depth sounder SL172 and Knot log SL276

Today this boat is ready to sail with all systems ready to fly. The upholstery below deck could use recovering, but that's just lipstick.

This remarkable attention to detail even included retro fitting the ice chest drain with an electric pump because he didn't like it simply draining into the bilge.

Information On Condition

According to the Seller:

After a 5-year restoration project, this classic 40-year-old boat is more seaworthy than most newer boats.

New sail inventory and sheets are all in excellent shape.

The newly rebuilt Atomic 4 has years of life in it.

Below deck, the woodwork has all been refinished recently. All the wiring has been replaced and neatly labeled.

2016 installed new Indigo 3 blade prop and also new Jabsco twist and lock toilet. Replaced fuel filter/water separator cartridge. Inspected all belts.

2017- Sanded bottom and painted with Petit Hydro Coat Ablative Anti-Fouling. Replaced spark plugs with new. Replaced engine coolant pump impeller.

Approximate boat location: Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Basic Details
Year:
1976
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Sabre Yachts
Category:
Sloop/Sloop Sailboat
Model:
28 mkii
Length (LOA):
28' 6"
Hours:
50
Stock #:
133231
Location:
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1964
Brand:
Universal
Model:
Atomic 4
Hours:
50
Size:
30 hp
Fuel Type:
Gasoline
Fuel Tank:
19 gals
Propeller:
Bronze Indigo3 Blade
Cruising Speed:
5 mph
Maximum Speed:
7 mph
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bottom Paint:
Carbureted:
Exhaust:
Fresh Water Cooling:
Fuel Filters:
Gearbox:
Holding Tanks:
Remote Oil Fill:
Zinc:
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
4
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
28' 6"
Beam:
10'
Min. Draft:
51"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Compass:
Depth Sounder:
Display Covers:
Masthead Light::
Running Lights:
Speed Instrument:
Stanchions:
VHF:
Windex:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Chain:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Boarding Ladder:
Bow Pulpit:
Cleats:
Cockpit Seating:
Dock Lines:
Fenders:
Sea Cocks:
Self Bailing Cockpit:
Steering Wheel:
Swim Ladder:
Traveler:
Winch Handles:
Winches:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Bilge Pump:
Dock Lines:
Fenders:
Life Ring:
Navigation Lights:
ElectricalElec. Components
Battery Switch:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Ignition:
Interior Lighting:
Stereo:
Sails
Boom Vang:
Genoa:
Halyard Winches:
Headsail:
Main Sail:
Main Sheet:
Reefing Mainsail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Sail Cover:
Sheet Winches:
Rigging
Backstay:
Boom:
Boom Vang:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Furler:
Mast:
Roller Furling System:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Sloop Rig:
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
6
# Cabins:
2
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
2
Water Capacity:
30 gals
Waste Capacity:
12 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin:
Cabin Door:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Companionway:
Countertops:
Dinette:
Galley:
Handbasin:
Head:
Ice Box:
Sink:
Stateroom:
Stove:
Table:
V Berth:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
White/beige
Closed Transom:
Gel Coat:
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