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For Sale - Shannon 28

Shannon 28 Sailboat -- Cutter Rigged Cruiser - $53,00 (Portland, Maine)

condition: Ready to Cruise
length overall (LOA): 31
make / manufacturer: Shannon
model name / number: Shannon 28
propulsion type: sail and inboard diesel

My wife and I will always be pocket cruisers at heart, having spent our first 3 years of marriage cruising the Pacific in a small sailboat. Our Shannon 28 (Tiny Bubbles II) has been maintained to the highest standard. We have prepared her for long range cruising, and we have sailed her up and down the coast of Maine for the past 3 summers. We are now a family of 5, and she only sleeps 4 comfortably, so we are looking to sell in order to buy a larger vessel. She has spent her entire life in the northeast, so she is still a young boat. The cockpit has an awning with mosquito screens for bug free summer nights. She also comes with a fantastic, canvas winter cover, for easy winter storage. Please contact me for more information, or to arrange a visit.

The Shann…

Adventureswithboy123 Blog

Cliff Island Maine -- adventureswithboy123 begins!


Summer Living Aboard Tiny Bubbles II

A tour of the good boat!


Sailing Tiny Bubbles II -- self steering installed


Winterizing Tiny Bubbles II


Tiny Bubbles -- the prelude to adventureswithboy123

Prior to becoming adventureswithboy123, Heidi and I took off on a 3 year barebones tour of the Pacific aboard our small but sturdy, engineless Pacific Seacraft named "Tiny Bubbles." The following documents those crazy days...

From: Tiny bubbles
Date: 01/02/2006 11:51:00 PM EST
Tiny Bubbles in Oz
We haven't entirely adjusted to all the western comforts to be found here, but we're working on it. Australia has been good to us for the most part. We sailed to Bundaberg on the east coast as our Customs check-in port and arrived on Thanksgiving Day. Of course Aussies don't celebrate Thanksgiving so it didn't amount to much, but we thought it was neat. We entered Port in the dead of night using the well marked, but narrow channel lights as guides. We had to sail up to a dock in order for customs and quarantine to board and clear us. We had heard rumors that Australian quarantine confiscates all your food, so we had been eating ourselves silly trying to clean out our …