Jan Guthrie Yacht Brokerage
3248 Elwood Drive ............ Racine, WI 53406
262-554-1370 ....... fax 262-554-1371
cell 847-338-8808

1988 Ericson 28

Ericson 28 1988 waiting at the dock 

This is a fresh water only boat with excellent care and light use. .... a must see for anyone in the market.

Ericson is famous for the quality of its build, and for sailing performance in all weather.

Interior Cushions refurbished in 2007

AccommodationsClick for larger view of Ericson 28 salon

Starting forward, there is a vee berth with a removeable centerline insert. The insert can be lowered for seating, or raised to increase sleeping area.

Next aft, the head is to starboard with a shower. The head has an opening port for light and ventilation, lots of storage, and plenty of room. She had a manual head with holding tank and pump out.

Across the hull to port is a hanging lock and more storage.

Next aft is the salon. To port is a settee. To starboard is a second settee. This settee expands to form a double berth when desired.

There is a dinette table that folds up against the forward bulkhead to allow more room when desired. The table can be used in a full mode (shown) or only half unfolded. Behind the table on the bulkhead is more storage for cups, wine, books, etc. .
--------------Ericson 28 for sale - great galley
Next aft to port is the galley. The galley is L-shaped with a large icebox, built-in storagein the aft bulkhead for plates and miscellaneous, cupboards in the exterior was, and more storage under the stove. She has a folding butcher block table for extra counter space.

The engine is under the companionway, with 3 comfortable steps leading up to the cockpit.

Aft and to starboard is the quarterberth.

At the head of the quarterberth is the electrical panel with the circuit breakers and controls for the whole boat.

  • Raymarine ST-60  TriData Depth/Speed/TripLog  with Sea Talk
  • Raymarine ST-60 Wind and Close Hauled Wind Instruments with Sea Talk
  • AutoHelm  4000 Auto Pilot with SeaTalk communication
  • Garmin GPS
  • Icom VHF radio
  • Pedestal Steering Station with SS Wheel
  • Navigation lights
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Anchor Light

Ericson 28 for sale - vee berth

Ericson 28 quarterberthFeatures at-a-glance 
sailboatLOD .................... 28'
sailboatBeam .................... 10'
sailboatDraft ...................... 5' 6" keel
sailboatDispl .......... 7,500 # approx.
sailboatBallast ........  3,200 # approx.


Deck and Hull Ericson 28 for sale - spacious head

Bow Pulpit
Side Stanchions w/ double lifelines
Anchor w/ Chain & Rode
Anchor Davit

Repainted boom in 2009 (when mast was painted) and replaced all internal and external boom lines.
Replace foredeck, mast and anchor light in 2009
Winches serviced in 2008
New backing washers / plates on all thru deck hardware
Stanchions inspected and re-bedded.
Chain Plates  inspected and re-bedded.

Installed new NicroFico solar powered vent in 2008
Cockpit drains rerouted so that they drain above the waterline – Allows all seacocks to remain closed when boat is unattended - 2009
Replaced batteries with 2 Spiral cell Optima Marine batteries and replaced stock charger with ProMariner C300 battery charger.
Stripped and refinished cockpit table in 2009
Stripped and refinished all exterior teak in 2009
Keel bolts inspected and tightened to specifications in 2009.
Engine control panel replaced in 2009
Globemaster compass refurbished - new LED lighting,  dome and fluid replaced – 2010

Cutlass Bearing was replaced in 2007

COCKPIT Ericson 28 for Sale - comfortable cockpit

Manual bilge pump

This is the desirable T-shaped cockpit with room to move around the wheel. The helm seat is mold in for comfort and stability for the helmsman. There is a folding teak table for the pedestal, and the instruments are mounted at the helm for maximum visibility.
Built-in swim ladder


Sails & Rigging

150% roller furling genoa
Main sail
Deck-stepped aluminum mast with fractional rig
Aluminum Boom professionally painted in 2008
Mast was professionally repainted in 2009
Harken furling system
Stainless steel standing rigging
New standing rigging in 2009
New Main and Jib Halyards and Main Sheet in 2009
New bearings in traveler in 2009

Ericson for sale - Autohelm ST60

Electrical and Mechanical

Universal Diesel 2 cyl. 18hp
15 gallon fuel tank

All new wiring and lights and antenna on mast in 2009
New marine ground isolator installed 2009
Oil filter
Electric bilge Pump
Manual bilge pump

Engine Temperature Alarm
Primary & secondary Fuel Separators
Oil Pressure Alarm
Cockpit wheel steering

110 V AC system
12 V DC system
New battery charger 1250 C3
Circuit breaker panel
Dockside electrical cable
Battery panel cut off/parallel switch

Smooth coat of VC 17 anti-foul
UV Cover on Furling Jib
Lead Keel with stainless steel bolts
Dock lines

Wheel Cover
Horse shoe buoy
Sail cover for main

Included  life jackets (6),  Man overboard buoy, coast guard safety gear.

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.


These owners are two boat owners.    Email for more pictures ...... inside and out !!