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snider 12-05-2007 09:40 AM

Liberty 28, any info?
 
Through my constant boat search I often come accross the Liberty 28. The boat is close to what I'm looking for, not to metion cheap. I want something small and seaworthy enough to make some long offshore passages. However I can't find any info on the manufacturer, reviews or any other helpful info. Does anyone have any experience or info on these boats? Thanks Brandon


http://www.yachtworld.com/core/listi..._id=64991&url=

snider 12-05-2007 10:21 AM

Any Info?
 
Any one?.........

camaraderie 12-05-2007 10:59 AM

This thread has been moved from the boat design and construction forum per the above rules.

wiseleyb 12-06-2007 12:27 AM

cute! - love the layout below decks... don't know jack about them though :)

uspirate 12-06-2007 01:13 AM

Good lookin lil boat. as stated above, i dont know jack about them either but she looks like she could take you places:)

sander06 12-06-2007 06:00 AM

Just a comment on a "cheap" boat. We bought a very low priced Baba 30 for $48,000, put $27,000 into it, and later sold it for $55,000. The cost of refitting a boat can be extraordinary as you well know. Anyways, good luck to you.

aimnpray 12-06-2007 08:26 PM

Brandon, I looked at this boat about a month ago. They were built by the Liberty boat works in Riviera Fl. The company is still in business but they only make powerboats now. She seems to be a very well built blue water cruiser. I was not happy with the engine [raw water cooled] and she was a little small for my present needs, other that that a nice boat. Tom

snider 12-06-2007 08:58 PM

Thanks
 
Thanks for the replies. This isn't the exact boat I was looking at, there is one with a little better layout in the Bahamas.

I'd prefer a fresh water cooled boat also. It would be pretty hard to fit a outboard on that stern I imagine, and with the heavy displacement, I'm not sure how that would work. I'll keep an eye on this one.

I've been set on a small Pacific Seacraft for awhile now or a steel boat. I keep putting off buying due to the housing market, but I could easily afford something as cheap as that Liberty without selling my condo. Thanks

Faster 12-06-2007 09:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by snider (Post 233945)
Thanks for the replies. ... It would be pretty hard to fit a outboard on that stern I imagine....

And to do so would be an aesthetic crime anyway....


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