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ALERION Express 28

Rabble Rouser

2017 • 28' (8.61 m) • Racing Sailboat
United States

$129,900 USD

We commissioned and delivered this Alerion Express 28 built by US Watercraft in the spring of 2017. Still looks very much like the new boat, but now for a lot less money. Stored inside heated storage each winter and again inside our showroom for this winter, efforts have been made to preserve this beauty and her varnished teak.

Includes Raymarine Knot, Depth, Wind, and Autohelm, Custom Cockpit Cushions, Varnish inside and out, North Sails with Hoyt boom for shorthanded sailing.


LOA: 28′ 3″

LWL: 22′ 10″

BEAM: 8′ 2″

DRAFT: 4′ 6″

AIR DRAFT: 40′ 0″

DISPLACEMENT: 5,700 lbs.

BALLAST: 2,200 lbs.

SAIL AREA: 352 sq. ft.


AUX. ENGINE: 12 hp Volvo diesel w/Saildrive


Vessel Information

Builder: ALERION
Model: Express 28
Model Year: 2017
Type: Sailboat
Category: Racing Sailboat
Condition: Used

LOA: 28' (8.61 m)
Beam Feet: 8' (2.49 m)
Draft Feet: 4' (1.37 m)
Engine Info: 12 HP, Single, Sail Drive, Diesel, Volvo Penta
Staterooms: 1

Location: Youngstown, New York United States
City: Youngstown
Country: United States



  • Infusion-molded GRP with biaxial and unidirectional E-glass reinforcing fabrics
  • End grain balsa core
  • Vinyl ester resin gelcoat reinforcing layer
  • White gelcoat hull color
  • Molded single gelcoat boot stripe - Owner's choice of color
  • VC-17 Bottom Paint
  • Single-piece structural grid w/keel floors, engine bed, mast step and longitudinal stringers, bonded with Plexus
  • E-glass and foam core structural bulkheads bonded to the hull and deck with Plexus


  • Infusion-molded GRP w/biaxial reinforcing fabrics and foam core w/Extreme 2000 inserts
  • White deck with molded buff nonskid
  • Flange type hull to deck joint bonded with Plexus
  • Full-length teak toe rail


  • Fin with integral bulb for low center of gravity
  • One-piece lead casting alloyed with antimony, bolted to molded keel sump with 1" diameter 316 grade stainless steel bolts


  • Laminated teak tiller with extension
  • GRP rudder with stainless steel shaft tube and polished rudder head
  • Balanced spade rudder with elliptical blade

Mast, Boom, and Sails:

  • Aluminum Hall Spars mast and boom
  • Hall QuikVang solid boom vang
  • Mainsail and jib

Standing and Running Rigging:

  • 1x19 Stainless steel wire standing rigging with open barrel turnbuckles
  • Continuous shroud system for easy rig tuning
  • Custom stainless steel port and starboard chain plates
  • Internal main and jib halyards
  • Lazy jacks and single-line reefing for mainsail
  • Mainsheet and jib sheets


  • Molded bulkheads with teak trim
  • Tongue and groove bead board overhead panel
  • Varnished teak and holly cabin sole
  • 3" Urethane foam cushions - owner's choice of Sunbrella fabric
  • Sealand portable head
  • 38 qt. icebox /companionway step with teak and holly lid


  • 12 volt DC System designed to ABYC
  • 12 volt starting battery, 12 volt house battery
  • DC electrical panel with 8 circuit breakers
  • Guest battery switch
  • (2) Swivel LED reading lights
  • (2) Overhead LED dome lights
  • LED navigation lights, bow and stern
  • Mast and chain plates grounded to keel for lightning protection to meet ABYC standards


  • 12 HP Volvo diesel with Saildrive, 2-blade Gori folding propeller, Vetus muffler
  • 6-gallon aluminum fuel tank

Deck Hardware & Equipment:

  • (2) Lewmar 14ST self-tailing cabin top winches
  • Harken roller furling unit for 95% self-tacking jib
  • Harken track, car, and blocks for self-tacking jib
  • Harken 4:1 traveler system mounted on aft deck
  • Harken mainsheet cam base and block mounted on a barney post
  • (2) 10" aluminum winch handles
  • Adjustable (8:1) backstay led below deck to cockpit
  • 19"x19" Lewmar deck hatch with smoke tint
  • (4) Fixed elliptical Bomar portlights
  • 8" Mooring cleats: 2 forward, 2 aft, 2 midship
  • Custom-cast chocks for forward and midship cleats
  • Teak and Lexan companionway hatch slider with Lexan drop-in washboard
  • Halyards led aft through deck-mounted fairleads and Spinlock stoppers port and starboard
  • Custom stainless steel stem head with welded jib tack and fair lead ring
  • Teak handrails on cabin house
  • Teak toe rail
  • Flush-mount safety re-boarding ladder
  • Self-draining cockpit
  • Flag, teak flag pole, and socket
  • Manually operated bilge pump in cockpit
  • Electric bilge pump with float switch
  • Windex


  • White Hull
  • Gold Cove Stripe
  • Blue Boot Stripe
  • Tan Non-Skid
  • VC 17 Bottom Paint
  • Navy Blue Interior Cushions with Red Piping
  • Blue Sail Cover, Tiller Cover
  • North Sails Full Batten Mainsail
  • North Sails Jib for Hoyt Boom
  • Hoyt Jib Boom with Light Air Extender
  • Bow and Stern Pulpits with Lifelines and Gates
  • Shorepower with Battery Charger
  • Fresh Water System/Sink w/5 gallon bladder
  • Interior Varnish at factory
  • Exterior Varnish at factory
  • Docking Package
  • Safety Package
  • Anchor Package
  • Raymarine Knot, Depth, Wind, Autohelm (tiller pilot), VHF
  • Ritchie Compass Installed
  • Sony Bluetooth Stereo and cabin speakers
  • Boarding ladder installed
  • Custom Blue with Red Piping Cockpit Cushions
  • Tides Track installed on mainsail
  • Custom Folding Cradle (Cradle Shop)

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.

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