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Vancouver 28

Sailing cruiser from the year 1986 - 8,53m length - in Crosshaven, Cork (Ireland)

Sailing cruiser used

19.950 €
(VAT included )

Advertiser's comments

This 1986 Vancouver 28 is a nice example of this well known blue water cruising yacht. Her inventory includes an 24HP Bukh diesel engine, tiller steering, slab reefing mainsail, furling genoa, furling staysail, spinnaker, manual windlass, sprayhood, three berths and more. She is in good condition and is priced to sell. Viewing is recommended.

Ref:: 6917187

Features of Vancouver 28:

Basic data

  • Type: Sailing cruiser

  • Year : 1986

  • Length: 8.53 m

  • Location: Crosshaven, Cork (Ireland)

  • Name: Islander

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Vancouver

  • Material: Fibreglass


  • Beam: 2.64 m

  • Draft: -

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: 4064.19 Kg


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: -

  • Berths: 3

  • Heads: -

  • Water capacity: 189.27 L


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 24 HP

  • Fuel capacity: 105.99 L

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Bukh

  • Engine usage (hours): 3527

This Sailing cruiser's equipment


Wind speed and direction, Depthsounder, Log speedometer, Compass, Autopilot

Deck equipment

Teak cockpit, Cockpit table, Tiller, Teak sidedecks, Swimming ladder

Comfort / Interior

Marine head, Oven, Manual bilge pump


Cutter rig 
The mast has a single set of spreaders and comes with mast steps
Forestay tailored with furling gear
Inner forestay tailored with furling gear.
Twin backstays.
Running backstays (required only for cutter)
A Lewmar reefing winch is positioned on the aft face of the mast.
Rod Kicker
Spinnaker pole
Slab reefing mainsail with single line reefing
2 x Other mainsails
Furling Yankee jib
2 x Other furling Yankee jibs
Furling staysail
Storm jib

Battened mainsail, Furling genoa

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Vancouver 28 is a direct descendant from the fresh Vancouver 27, she is beautifully balanced, so much so that she will sail herself. Even when her large storage area is full to chairing she carries the load without impeding her sailing performance. The Vancouver 28 effortlessly maintains a high average velocity, enabling proprietors to plan on covering 100 nautical miles in a day. She deals a flexible sail plan with her strong, versatile cutter rig. Everything about this yacht should recommend itself to a sailing couple:- Comfordesk, good sized sea docks, a wet safe adjacent to the companionway, large blueprint desk, good ventilation, easy access to all parts for service and generous storage space.


The body and deck are hand laid up GRP.
Light blue gelcoat topsides
The lead ballast keel is encapsulated entirely within the body moulding.
The deck moulding has a balsa core which is replaced with plywood in high stress areas where fittings are attached.

On Deck

The side decks are finished in teak
The coachroof is finished in non slip GRP.
Ventilation is provided by the opening Lewmar hatches in the forecabin plus three dorade ventilators.
All halyards and the kicker control are led aft to the cockpit through Spinlock rope clutches.
Teak grab rails are tailored on the coachroof.
A substantial double front roller is tailored.
The mainstay storage is on brackets on the pulpit.
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails.
Stainless steel guard over forward dorade ventilator.
Sliding hatch over companionway.
GRP hatch cover with console for instruments.
Manual bilge pump in cockpit.
2 x Lewmar winches on the coachroof with clutch jammers.
2 x Lewmar staysail winches.
2 x Lewmar self tailing genoa winches.
1 x bulkfront compass.
2 x staysail sheet blocks on track with slides.
2 x genoa sheet tracks with roller fairleads and end stops.
Mainsail sheet track, traveller and end stops.
2 x mooring cleats with fairleads on foredeck.
2 x mooring cleats with fairleads at rear.
2 x midship cleats and fairleads.
Manual Windlass
Anchor, chain and warp
2nd Anchor
Mooring lines and fenders
Water and gasoline basin fillers.


The cockpit is integral with the deck moulding.
There are two large cockpit safes seaport and starboard 
The drained gas bottle safe is aft with space for two bottles.
There are two cave safes in the coaming.
The two large range cockpit drains exit through the rear
Two harness lifeline attachment points are tailored.
The cockpit chairs and cockpit sole are finished in teak


The fore peak is left open for sail storage with access to the chain safe forward.
On the centre-line is the marina toilet.
There is a washbasin to starboard with storage under and outboard and a wardrobe to seaport with shelves and hanging space.
A foot pump provides water to the washbasin.
There are two single settee docks with lee cloths and storage under and outboard with upholstered backrests.
There are two full length storage safes either side behind the backrests 
There are open storage safes below.
Above the settee docks are bookshelves and safes.
There is a double flap desk on the centre-line supseaported on the teak mast supseaport post.
A large blueprint desk is to starboard with storage under for blueprints.
Spaces for directional instruments and the electrical switch panel are outboard.
The large quarter dock runs aft from the blueprint desk, the front of which forms the navigator's chair.
The stainless steel sink with fresh water foot pump is to seaport with a two burner cooker with grill and oven
Remote gas control
A galley crash bar is tailored.
There is plenty of storage with purpose made drawers for crockery and cutlery storage.
There is a large o

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