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Etap 28i

Scarborough, United Kingdom
Length: 28.2ft / 8.6m

Price £17,950 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • Builder: Etap Yachting
  • Designer: Philippe Harle and Alain Mortain
  • Construction: GRP


  • Length (Feet): 28.2
  • Length (Metres): 8.6
  • Beam: 10' 4"
  • Max Draft: 3' 11"
  • Fuel Capacity: 1 x 55 L (12 Gal)
  • Water Capacity: 1 x 60 L (13 Gal)


  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Type of Propeller: 2 Blade
  • Total Power: 18


Designed by Philippe Harle and Alain Mortain Built by Etap Yachting in 1989.

Attractive shallow keel cruising yacht from this well thought of builder. Low profile lines, good aft cockpit and a modern layout below decks with accommodation for up to six.


Off-white GRP double skin hull, foam filled. Red styling lines. Cast iron shallow wing keel. Semi-balanced spade rudder with tiller steering.

Off-white GRP deck, superstructure and self-draining aft cockpit. Tan non-slip panels on decks. Ash and Sapele Internal joinery.


Volvo 2002 18hp twin cylinder diesel engine.

Sea water cooling. Flexible mounts.

Electric start, single lever control.

Saildrive reduction gearbox with a two blade fixed propeller.

5 knots cruising - 6 knots max.

Engine serviced annually by engineer crew member.

Saildrive not replaced in last 13 years.


Fuel - 55 litre s/steel tank.

Fresh water - 60 litre polythene tank.


12 volt system – 1 x 12v battery charged by engine driven alternator. 12vlighting throughout. Chart table light. Control panel with 12v socket. Bow, stern & steaming navigation lights plus tri-white at masthead. Electric bilge / shower discharge pump.

240 volt system – Shorepower cable, connection, socket.

Spars & Rigging

Fractional sloop.

Selden deck stepped silver anodised mast and slab reefing boom.

Nemo headsail roller system.

1x19 s/steel wire standing rigging with bottle screw covers.

Backstay adjuster.

Terylene running rigging led back to cockpit.

Rod type kicker.

Lewmar winches - 2 x 16 two speed hallyard / reefing and 2 x 30 two speed, self tailing headsail sheet.


  • Mainsail - Slab reefed – 2012 by Swift Sails
  • Red mainsail cover.
  • Roller furling Genoa with red sacrificial strip – 2012 by Swift Sails.
  • 2 x Spinnakers

Navigation Equipment

  • Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass.
  • Stowe Dataline boat speed and depth
  • NASA log – new 2016
  • DSC VHF radio – new 2012
  • Lowrance Global Map 3500C chart plotter
  • Garmin 45 GPS.
  • Simrad TP2212v tiller pilot – new 2016
  • Barometer. Thermometer.
  • Hawk Windex/VHF aerial.             


Open plan layout forward and aft cabin offering up to 6 berths.

Blue patterned upholstery with cream curtains.

Forward - V berth fwd with dividing curtain.

Saloon - U shaped seating with conversion to double berth, storage under.

Galley - to port, Plastimo Voyager gas cooker – new 2011 (gas system not guaranteed to comply with current recommendations), coolbox, s/steel sink, h&c pressure water (hot supplied by calorifier off engine), good stowage and set of crockery and glasses.

Chart table - to starboard, aft facing with storage and provision for instruments outboard.

Toilet compartment- aft to starboard with Jabsco sea toilet (new 2010), wash basin, shower with pump discharge, h&c pressure water and recessed wet locker.

Aft cabin – to port - Large aft double berth with hanging locker. Opening porthole.

Deck Equipment

Low profile deck with aft cockpit and stern bathing platform.

Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions & guardwires.

Alloy bar toe rails with combined mooring cleats.

Bow roller with Brittany anchor, chain and warp.

Stern mounted bathing ladder.

Large cave locker in cockpit.

Round opening forehatch.

Mooring warps. Fenders.

Red Sprayhood and frame – stored off boat

Tiller extension

Safety Equipment

  • 2 x Horseshoe lifebuoys with s/steel bracket
  • Danbuoy                                                                                                                                                
  • Two fire extinguishers (Not guaranteed in date)
  • Fire blanket
  • "Visiball" radar reflector mounted on mast.
  • Cockpit harness points.

FYS Comments

The Etap 28i is an attractive modern cruiser with innovative design features and remarkably spacious accommodation for a vessel of this size, the bunks are long enough to accommodate those who are 6ft 6"plus!!

Sold by us to her present owner in 2003 since when she has been based on the North East Coast, cruising and some local club racing.


In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.





Hot water

Radar reflector

Marine head



Mainsail cover

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