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Price: $24,900
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1997
Length: 28 ft.
Name: Anam Cara
Location: Point Abino, Ontario


EQUIPMENT LIST FOR 1997 Beneteau 281
“Anam Cara”

The Beneteau 281 is a great size boat for coastal cruising and lake sailing. The ample sized cockpit holds 8 adults and has the popular stern rails seats! The reliable Yanmar diesel pushes it along at 5-6 knots for easy motoring in and out of the dock or for when the wind dies. Below decks there’s a large v berth which converts back to table seating. A nav station, galley with stove and refrigerator/ice box , large head with sink/hand held shower and a huge aft berth. The engine is located under the companionway steps for easy access and maintenance. This unit has the stack pack option for up down mainsail into a sail cover/lazy jack system. The owners have had their time with it but are not sailing it enough with other commitments on the table. Located at RCR Buffalo with US ownership. Nice boat for a young family to get started on safely without a huge expense.

Contact RCR Yachts listing broker;
Rick Lenard, CPYB

• Masthead rigged sloop
• LOA: 28.5’
• LWL: 24.5’
• Beam: 9.42’
• Draft: 4’
• Ball: 1,676#
• DISPL: 5,732#
• Designer: Group Finot-Built in Marion SC. USA
• Yanmar Diesel-18HP
• 2 blade fixed prop
• Wheel steering

• 110V shore-power w/cord
• Raymarine Knot Depth meter
• Solara VHF radio
• Jensen AM/FM/CD stereo w/cockpit and salon speakers
• Manual and electric bilge pumps
• New batteries
• Inverter
• Blue interior cushions in very nice condition

• Origo Propane stove
• Ice box w/ fridge
• Storage lockers and bins
• SS sink with mixer tap

• Mainsail with stack pack-Green
• Roller furling genoa-Green UV
• Gennaker cruising sail with blocks and halyard
• Cockpit cushions-white
• Square cushions

• Wheel steering
• Double lifelines and gates P&S
• Slotted aluminum toe rail
• Adjustable Genoa cars
• Swim ladder through transom
• All lines led aft
• Lewmar #30 ST Genoa winches
• Bow roller for anchor
• Ridged boom vang
• 4-line stoppers led to cabin top winch
• Stern rail seats
• Anchor and rode in anchor locker
• Winch handles

• Life jackets and fire extinguishers
• Stern rail mounted horseshoe throwable devise
• Fenders and dock lines
• Additional drink holders at helm near fold up table

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.

Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Rick Lenard, CPYB - Sales & Brokerage

Buffalo, NY


Phone: 716-856-6314

After a long career in the fine jewelry business, Rick came to RCR in 2003 with a lifetime affection for boats and people. A native of WNY, he has owned a variety of crafts over the years and has successfully raced them all. He has also chartered numerous times all over the US & Caribbean. Rick is a CPYB and a 4 time winner of Beneteau’s prestigious Top Gun contest for sales excellence and is a two time Commodore of the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club Also, only recipient of the BHSC Trident award for over 35 years of service to the club. Rick resides in Williamsville, NY with his wife Terry and 3 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Louie, Barney & Cosmo.