About this Sailboat:
1975 Irwin MK II 28′. Immaculate condition, loaded with upgrades, recently restored with new bottom and Interlux paint and protection system, great for single-handed sailing, racing and cruising. Inspected, marine survey completed in 2010, met and exceeded all strict structural and safety requirements, and certified as a licensed charter sailing craft by the Michigan DNR in 2008. Used lightly for captained-only sailing charter August-October 2008 by previous owner. Used lightly by myself for one year on Lk. Huron. Call (# removed). (cell) (# removed).
Dimensions: LOA 28′, Draft 4’6″, Beam 9.5′, Displacement 7,800 lbs. Ballast 3,000 lbs, Bridge Clearance 40’3″
Engine: Volvo Penta 15 hp Gas, Model MB10A
Tankage: Fuel 24 gallons, Water 45 gallons
Accommodations: Sleeps up to five with forward V-berth, two berths in the main salon, and an aft quarter-berth. Has a very clean interior with 6′ headroom.. Salon features drop-leaf dining table, carpeting, head with a porta-potti (no pump-out fees). New-ish (2008) curtains and matching pillows. Screens for companionway entry and new (2010) California style Dodger.
Galley: Two burner stove with electric power for dockside use and alcohol fueled for use underway. Ice box, stainless steel sink with new electric power water pump. New foldout countertop table.
Equipment on Board:
Electronics/Electrical/Navigation: New (2007) Raymarine ST60 Depth-Speed-Wind Package, new mast wind meter; new (2008) West Marine VHF 650 scanning marine radio; new Shakespeare mast mounted antenna; New (2010) Garmin 440 GPS; new (2007) Danforth lighted compass with cover; new anchor light, masthead steaming light, and spreader mounted deck light; new Riekler Instruments Inclinometer; new (2007) external marine cockpit speakers; new (2009) marine stereo system and internal cabin speakers with remote control; both batteries new (one 3 years old and one 1 year old).
Sails/Rigging: CDI Flexible Roller Furler; all new sheets and halyards; new (2008) Doyle main sail and 160% genoa jib.
1. Navigational gear, dividers, parallel rule and Nautical slide rule
2. #1 chart – shows symbols and what they mean
3. #72 — Northern Lake Michigan, water proof
4. #70 — Chicago and Lake Michigan, waterproof
5. #75 — Northern Lake Huron and Straits of Mackinac, waterproof
6. #77 — North Channel, Canada, waterproof
7. #14901 Lake Michigan, paper
8. Lake Michigan ‘Ports o’ Call’
9. Very rare 3 loose leaf binders of Great Lakes Cruising Club newsletters. One binder for Lake Michigan, one for Lake Superior and one for Lake Huron.
10. Signal gun and flares plus refill pack
11. Orange flag
12. US ensign and pole
13. Hardware to attach one of the anchors to the bow pulpit. There are 2 anchors, one with 15′ of chain.
14. Collection of fuses.
15. Boat hook
16. 2 fenders
17. 2 swim ladders
18. 2 “transom seats” designed and built by previous owner so his clients had something soft to sit on at the stern.
19. Radar reflector
20. Garden hose
21. 2 quarts of bottom paint ($116 value plus boot top tape ($30 value – red 1″) purchased 6/28/11
22. Port and Starboard jack lines (attach from bow to stern outside the lifelines; you hook on and never have to unhook.)
23. Boomkicker: no need for topping lift. 2 replacement boomkicker rods.
24. Netting to attach to the lifelines for pets traveling with you.
25. Air horn
26. Extra oil for engine (it uses 30 weight NON-detergent)
27. Extra pump for fresh water.
28. Tarps for winter storage
29. Lots of cleaning gear
30. Aluminum extension ladder for access in dry storage.