Catalina 28

Summary Information:
  • Year: 1991
  • Builder: Catalina
  • Displacement: 8600
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Located In: St. Simons Island, GA
  • LOA: 28ft 6in
  • Beam: 10ft 2in
  • LWL: 23 ft 10in
  • Maximum Draft: 3ft 10in
  • Displacement: 8600lbs
  • Ballast: 3500 lbs
This Catalina 28 features the classical and timeless styling commensurate with the Catalina brand. Built with pride in the USA, the Catalina 28 was designed to be a performance cruiser made using traditional and solid construction methods and materials.

Careful design attention was paid to deck ergonomics and the need for space in the cockpit and wide weather decks. Catalina have always had a reputation for roomy cockpits and the Catalina 28 is an example of this trend. 

The interior was designed with function and comfort in mind. The headroom is incredible for a 28 foot boat, and the berths are extra long to encourage cruising. The boat features a generous double cabin forward, a second double cabin aft, and separate head conveniently located close to the companionway steps. The central galley includes a two burner stove and sink, and icebox, and the folding saloon table can comfortably seat 6 for dinner and cocktails. 

Stepping aboard this Catalina 28 demonstrates that she has been cared for, maintained, and used by true boaters. A well-known local boat in the area, sensible recent upgrades include:
  • Main and genoa reconditioned;
  • Sail cover replaced;
  • Diesel tank replaced;
  • New bilge pump;
  • Life lines replaced;
  • Compass refurbished;
  • New cockpit speakers;
  • Rocna, Danforth, and Mushroom anchors included;
  • Raw water pump replaced;
  • Macerator pump replaced;
  • Gate stanchion replaced.
A copy of the original Catalina 28 promotional brochure can be found here:
Layouts and Accommodations: This Catalina 28 is a true 2 cabin boat, which is unusual for a boat of its size. Double cabins with extra long berths feature both forward and aft. The easy-to-clean heads are cleverly located close to the companionway steps and include a shower, marine head, and sink. Hot and cold pressured water is available. The galley is centrally located with two stove burner, sink, and ice box. A folding saloon table can comfortably seat six.
  • Hillerange two burner stove
  • Singe s/s sink
  • Ice Box
  • Pressure Water H/C
  • Lots of Storage
Hull and Deck:
  • Bimini
  • Walk thru transom with swim ladder
  • Lewmar #30 S/T Primary
  • Lewmar #16 S/T Secondary
  • Danforth Anchor with chain and nylon rode, Rocna, and Mushroom anchors included
  • Wheel steering
  • Gate Stanchion replaced
  • Lifelines replaced
  • Matching winch covers
Total Horsepower: 26 HP
Engine-1-description item:
  • Engine Brand: Universal
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Low engine hours
  • Fuel Tanks: 19 Gallons
  • Fresh Water Tanks: 49 Gallons
  • Holding Tanks: 17 Gallons
  • Diesel Tank replaced
Engine and Mechanical Equipment:
  • Universal 3 cyl. 26 hp Diesel
  • New manual bilge pump
  • Marine head
  • Raw water pump replaced
  • Macerator pump replaced
  • Shore power
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Inverter
  • 3 Marine Batteries
  • Battery Charger
  • Compass - recently refurbished.
  • Auto helm depth
  • Auto helm speed
  • Uniden Solara VHF
  • Stereo
  • New cockpit speakers installed
  • Handheld Horizon radio
Sails and Rigging:
  • Recently reconditioned furling Genoa
  • Main recently reconditioned and comes with cover
  • All lines lead aft
  • Sail cover replaced
  • Gas Grill