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Saturday Jun 23, 2018

#10105: 1980 28.3' O'Day 28 Sloop Sailboat
Inventory ID: 10105 Location: Tampa, FL
Year:  1980 Length:  28.3'
Make:  O'Day Model:  28
Height: N/A Beam: 10.3
Draft: 4.5 Displacement: 7300
Hull Material: Fiberglass HIN: XDYN0227M80F
Engines: Single Mercury 4 Stroke 9.9HP gas outboard engine. Engine was not submerged. Unable to determine how to get the engine to crank, unable to test, condition unknown. There may be a hidden kill switch for security purposes. It was reported the engine ran prior to the incident that caused the loss. There was no external evidence sighted that would indicate that the engine does not run.

There is a hydraulic jack plate for the engine that is operational.

Transmission: There is no transmission.
Generator/Battery: There is no generator. There are 2 lead acid group 24 batteries that are charged and appear serviceable. Batteries were not load tested.
Electronics: Electronics in fair condition. Moor digital depth and wind speed is serviceable. Apparent wind is inoperable. No other electronics sighted.
Ground Tackle: There is no windlass.
Rigging: Bimini, dark blue, in fair condition.
Head: Single head a holding tank and plumbing for the head but the toilet is missing.
Galley: Galley with sink, storage, Princess 2 burner gimballed alcohol stove and ice box, no appliances tested. Salon with wood trim, forward V-berth, quarter berth aft, convertible dinette, settee and head. Teak&holly flooring in fair condition, cabin sole forward is partially installed but not finished. Headliner in good condition, white fiberglass headliner, some stains sighted. Upholstery in fair condition, dark blue fabric for settee’s, quarter berth and V-berth, some stains noted.
Trailer: Trailer not included.
Shipping: This item is for Pick-up Only
Shipping Information: Item sold "where is". Assistance with shipping is generally available; however, buyer is responsible for costs of preparing item for shipment and charges for loading vessel onto trailer or transport.
Description: This 1980 28.3' O'Day 28 Sloop Sailboat was involved in collision during docking that caused the vessel to be caught between a piling and another vessel. Hull in fair condition with chalky gelcoat. There are 2 areas in the hull that are concave. One each to port and starboard located amidships just above the waterline that are approximately 2 ½ feet across. The depth of the concave spots are approximately 1 ½ inches deep at the center. There are some spider cracks in the gelcoat around the damaged areas. Inspection of the interior at the damaged areas was limited due to access. No delamination at the bulkheads was sighted where they were visible. No other loss related damage was sighted. There is no penetration in the hull from the damages. The overall condition of the vessel is fair. The original engine has been removed and an outboard kicker has been installed. The vessel has minimal systems. This vessel was in the water so inspection limited to above water only. Not all equipment could be tested as no power to vessel at time of inspection.


  • Anchor locker
  • Boom in fair condition, extruded aluminum, serviceable.
  • Cockpit or Helm station in good condition
  • Deck in good condition. Deck is factory nonskid with teak grab rails. No soft spots were noted.
  • Fresh water system in good condition. 13 gallon plastic water tank with 12 volt demand pump servicing the head and galley basins. Tested operational.
  • Gauges and controls in good condition. Fuel gauge operable. Binnacle controls are operational.
  • Keel, fixed, condition unknown, unable to inspect as boat in water at time of inspection.
  • Lifelines & Stanchions in good condition. Stainless stanchions are secure and nylon coated lifelines are serviceable.
  • Mast in fair condition. Keel stepped extruded aluminum mast. Paint is peeling.
  • Rudder & Tiller appeared in good condition. Spade mounted rudder. Unable to inspect completely as boat in water at time of inspection.
  • Sails in fair condition. There are 2 hank on fore sails stored in the vessel. One is stained but serviceable. The other is a larger laminated sail that is at the end of its service life. The mainsail is reaching the end of its service life.
  • Swim ladder in good condition, 4 run stainless steel transom mounted ladder.
  • Standing rigging in fair condition. Some evidence of crevice corrosion sighted on lower swages. Recommend inspection by a rigger prior to use.
  • Toe rail in good condition. Wood capped fiberglass, serviceable.
  • Wheel & Binnacle in good condition. Edson binnacle with cable/quadrant steering. Cables and fittings appear serviceable. Stainless wheel.
  • Winches in good condition. 2 Lewmar 7 single speed on mast. 2 Barient 18 on cockpit combings.
  • Other windows in fair condition for age. 4 fixed window, 2 on each side are poorly bedded but serviceable. 2 opening portlights are in good condition.

    Florida 6% state sales tax will apply for Florida residents.

    Storage charges will accrue after the 10 day grace period. Loading fees will apply if no trailer included. Buyer is responsible for loading fees.

    Boat stands are not included.

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