Windward 28 by Chesapeake Marine Design

Extended sailing cruiser


Length overall28'8.53 m
Beam8' 6"2.59 m
Draft3' 6"1.07 m
Draft (cb up)1' 6"0.46 m
Berths4
Weight5200 lbs2359 kg
Sail area336 sq. ft.31.22 m2
Engine power10 - 15
Gallery 2 photos
See also Windward 24
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Tags: ketchwindward

URL: http://www.cmdboats.com/windward28.htm

Description:

WINDWARD 28 is a cruising version of her successful shallow draft sisters. She has generous accommodations in her cabin. Her arrangement drawing shows a vee berth forward, galley to port, storage to starboard, two settees and a porta potty to pull out from under the bridge deck. Other arrangement options are possible including an enclosed head and quarter berths extending under the cockpit. Her self bailing cockpit is large for family and friends to spread out. Storage is provided in the lazaret and under the cockpit seats. She is suited for a 15hp outboard or a 10hp inboard. She will sail upright and go to windward well as her name indicates. The split ketch rig is easy to handle and reduces easily when white caps appear.

Her hull is glue and screw 1/2" Plywood and epoxy on plywood bulkheads and straight frames. Plans include: materials, lines, construction, and two sail plans. Build her and enjoy extended cruising in thin water.

Estimated cost for quality construction materials (not including power or sails) is $32000. This cost includes a high level of outfit and finish you can be proud of after putting the effort into building this fine boat.

Windward 28

Interior layout
Interior layout

Photo gallery

On the water
On the water

On the trailer
On the trailer



See also

Design Length Beam Sail area Engine power Compare
Windward 24 Windward 24 by Chesapeake Marine Design
Daysailer / Camp cruiser
24'
7.32 m
8' 6"
2.59 m
280 sq. ft.
26.01 m2
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