ARDEA - New to the market this 28 MKII is recognized as one of Roger Hewson's best designs for day sailing or weekending with family and friends. Built to very high standards ARDEA is well maintained and ready for her new owners. Call today to schedule a private showing.
The Sabre 28 sleeps 6 with forward V-berth, port settee that converts to double, port quarter berth and starboard settee berth with leecloth. Pale green ultrasuede interior cushions, athwarthships head with hanging locker and stainless steel sink with fresh water foot pump and mirror. The galley is L shaped with stainless steal sink with fresh water foot pump, top loading ice box, two burner Origo alcohol stove. The interior is varnished teak with brass reading lamps, generous bins and drawers, nav table, bulkhead mounted dining table and magazine rack with curtains.
The hull is a single unit, hand laminated molding using alternate layers of mat and roving in high stress areas. The interior is constructed of handcrafted wood. Oiled teak in visible areas and mahogany construction under berth cushions and other concealed areas. All trim is solid teak. The cabin sole is stripped teak.
LOA: 28 ft 0 in
Beam: 9 ft 2 in
LWL: 22 ft 10 in
Minimum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Displacement: 7800 lbs
Ballast: 3100 lbs
White fiberglass hull , deck and non skid. On the port side is the lazarrette and generous starboard locker with dropboard storage, green cove stripe with blue waterline stripe a forward deck anchor locker, double lifelines; swim ladder teak toe rail, hatch trim, coamings and dropboards with 2 opening ports, 2 solar vents and 2 deck hatches.
2013 - Lifelines replaced
ARDEA has a new mainsail as of 2007 with lazyjacks and 2 reef points. Harken roller furler with 155% Genoa (2014) 130% Genoa and working Jib. Sta set radial head spinnaker with bag and pole. Halyards, boom end and Harken main sheet traveler. #40 ST Lewmar sheet winches, 2 #8 Lewmar halyard winches with main on cabin top, all with appropriate sheets and winch handles.
364 Merrimac Street
Newburyport, MA 01950