PANACHE | Alerion Express 28 | 28ft

Marion, MA, US


PANACHE | Alerion Express 28 | 28ft


Marion, MA, US


PANACHE has seen extremely light summertime use by her current (second) owner. She is in good condition and is priced very competitively to sell quickly in today’s market. A handsome daysailer that is fast and fun to sail!


  • Length: 28ft
  • Builder: Pearson Composites
  • Beam: 8' 2"
  • Draft: 4' 6"
  • Year: 2008
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Engine: (1) Yanmar, 14 hp
  • Speed: 6.08


  • Builder: Pearson Composites
  • Designer: Carl Schumacher
  • Keel: Fin Keel


  • Length Overall: 25.25 ft
  • Length Waterline: 22.83 ft
  • Max Draft: 4' 6"
  • Ballast Weight Measure: 2200.00 lb
  • Beam Measure: 8' 2"


  • Engine Brand: Yanmar
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Engine Model: 2YM15
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 14 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (6 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 1 (6 Gallons)


Herreshoff-style interior with varnished teak trim on white bulkheads and panels, and a varnished teak and holly sole. Starting forward is a V-berth with filler and storage below. Aft to port is a manual toilet, which is covered when not in use with a V-berth extension cushion. Further aft to starboard is a sink and cabinet, a seat, followed by a counter with a one-burner Kenyon butane stove. To port is a settee berth with storage behind and shelf above, including the electronics and electrical panel aft. All berth cushions are attractively covered in navy blue with white piping. An Igloo ice chest on centerline covered with teak and holly, providing a step down from cockpit.


  • Raymarine C80 chartplotter
  • Raymarine ST60 tridata display in cockpit
  • Plastimo bulkhead mounted compass


  • 12V DC & 110V AC systems to ABYC standards
  • (2)  12V deep cycle batteries with Guest battery switch
  • AC and DC switch panels
  • Battery charger
  • Battery monitor panel
  • Navigation lights
  • Dome & swivel reading lights below


  • Single 14 hp Yanmar 2YM15 diesel inboard, 2 cylinder, with sail drive
  • Cruising speed: 6-7 knots
  • Racor R20 fuel-water separator
  • Gori 15 x 12 LH folding prop
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump


  • North full-battened mainsail with single-line jiffy reefing and Teflon batt cars
  • North working jib
  • Harken roller furler with Hoyt self-tacking boom
  • Hall aluminum mast and boom
  • Hall Quik vang
  • Internal main and jib halyards which lead aft to cockpit winches
  • Harken mainsheet 4:1 Traveler system mounted on aft deck
  • (2) Lewmar #30 S.T. sheet winches
  • (2) Lewmar #14 S.T. halyard winches
  • 1 x 19 S/S standing rigging with open barrel turnbuckles
  • Harken mainsheet cam base and block, mounted on a barney post in cockpit
  • Adjustable backstay below deck with lead to cockpit


  • Dark Blue Awlgrip hull, white boot top, gold cove stripe, red bottom
  • Infusion molded Scrimp System with biaxial and unidirectional E-glass reinforcing fabrics, with end grain
  • balsa-core sandwich construction on hull and deck
  • Vinylester resin gelcoat reinforcing layer
  • Keel floors, keel sump, engine beds, mast step and longitudinal stringers, molded integrally with hull during Scrimp process
  • Fin keel with integral bulb for low center of gravity
  • Balanced spade rudder with elliptical profile and low drag section
  • Deck has molded nonskid, with two-toned light tan and white
  • Marine grade plywood bulkheads bonded to hull and deck
  • Lewmar deck hatch forward over V-berth
  • (4) Fixed elliptical Bomar portlights
  • (6) Mooring cleats: (2) forward, (2) aft and (2) amidships
  • Self-bailing cockpit with laminated teak tiller steering with extension
  • Varnished teak toe rails, drip rails, hand rails and cockpit coamings


  • Clear 3/8” companionway drop board
  • Life ring
  • (3) Life jackets
  • (2) Inflatable life jackets
  • Fortress anchor with chain and rode
  • Mainsail cover
  • White cockpit cushions and backrests
  • Flag halyard
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Teak ensign & staff
  • (6) Fenders
  • Dock lines

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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