1987 Freedom 28

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Charlevoix, MI

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Class Sails
Category Cruisers
Year 1987
Make Freedom
Length 28'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Charlevoix, MI
Interior Layout

V-Berth is forward and sleeps two with filler cushion.  Aft and to port is the enclosed head with manual flush toilet and vanity.  There is a sail cloth covering that snaps in place under the sink. Aft and to starboard of the V-berth is a hanging locker. A teak wood bulkhead mounted bi-fold table is mounted on the main port bulkhead.  There is a single settee to starboard and port and an aft quarter berth.  A high low navigation table is mounted in front of the main distribution electrical panel to port.  This table when in the down position makes a filler for the aft quarter berth and portside settee. Aft and to starboard is the Galley with a two burner propane stove, ice box and single stainless steel sink with pressure water system. There is a wide companionway opening with plexi-glass translucent wash boats for privacy. The cockpit features two long bench seats with a large storage space under the starboard side. The helm is aft of course with wheel steering.  There is also a transom mounted boarding ladder and outboard motor storage mount. The enclosed and vented propane locker will hold one bottle and is aft and to starboard.

Sails and Rigging
  • Fully battened mainsail with 3 reef points and with cover
  • Lazy jack system
  • Self vanging and self tacking jib with wishbone internal boom and cover31
  • Free standing carbon fiber spar
  • Aluminum boom
  • Two self-tailing cabin top winches
  • Line organizers
  • Teak line tail organizers on cockpit bulkhead
  • Main traveler with port and starboard control lines
Mechanical and Electrical
  • 12volt ships power with panel
  • 120 Volt shore power with panel
  • Dual batteries with selector switch
  • Battery charger
  • Shore power cord
  • 12 volt cabin and navigation lights
  • Battery condition -DC voltage gauge on panel
  • Water heater
  • Single propane tank in vented locker
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps
  • 2 blade fixed prop
  • Boat is bottom painted
  • Compass
  • VHF Radio
  • Raymarine autopilot (wheel mounted)
  • Raymarine Bi-data speed and depth
Additional equipment
  • Storage cradle
  • Bruce anchor and rode
  • Docklines
  • Fenders
  • Sun awning
  • Microwave oven
  • Canvas winter storage cover, over boom type to rub rail.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 2GM20F
Engine Year 1987
Total Power 18hp
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1987 Freedom 28

Tropical dreams is a 1987 Freedom 28 that has a fresh water only history.  She comes equipped with reliable Yanmar auxiliary power, wheel steering, autopilot, free standing carbon fiber mast and a nicely finished teak interior.  She will easily sleep 4 to 5 people in comfort making for a wonderful small family or couple's cruiser.  Her sail plan with large main and smaller self tacking jib make for easy line and sail control. Click on full specs for the equipment list and full details.  Tropical Dreams was launched this season but due to the sellers change of plans is now offered for sale.   

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