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Price: $19,900
Brand: Caliber
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1987
Length: 28 ft.
Name: Sunshine Lady
Location: Erie, PA


28 Caliber 1987 Sunshine Lady

Designed by Michael McCreary, N.A. for Caliber Yachts, the 28 is an efficient cruiser with room, comfort and traditional lines. "Sunshine Lady’s" rich teak interior offers 6’ headroom and comfortable accommodations for dockside life and cruising destinations.

From her 10’ 10” beam with wide side decks, her well laid out cockpit with even a convenient cockpit ice box, to her custom stern rail seats, comfortable cruising is the rule.

A Sea-Furl roller furling makes sail handling easy and all lines are led aft for added convenience. An Autohelm 3000 at the wheel and Lewmar traveler make shorthanded sailing a breeze. Well cared for, Sunshine Lady is ready to sail and has just been professionally detailed. She’s always been in Lake Erie’s fresh water.

Auxiliary: Yanmar 2GM20 16hp Diesel

LOA: 27' 6"
LWL: 24' 2"
Beam: 10' 10"
Draft: 3' 11"
Headroom: 6' 1"
Displacement: 6000 lbs
Ballast: 2500 lbs
Sail Area: 428 S.F.
Disp/Length Ratio: 121
Sail/Disp Ratio: 21.6
Prismatic Coeff.: .56
Ballast/Disp Ratio: .42
Water Tankage: 25 gal.
Fuel Tankage: 20 gal.

Descending from the companionway you immediately notice a rich teak paneled interior. The “L” shaped galley is to port. It features a S/S sink w/pressurized water large ice box then an Origo alcohol stove. There is plenty of storage for dry goods and dishware in convenient compartments with sliding doors and 2 opening doors in the base cabinet.

The electric panel is located above the ice box aft. The VHF is located above the sink within easy reach of the cockpit.

A nav station shelf is next on the port side of the salon. A long upholstered settee with shelves above extends to the bulkhead that separated the salon from the head & V-berth. A dining table folds to the bulkhead when not in use and covers a handy wine rack and storage area.

Through the bulkhead is the enclosed head with marine toilet to port and vanity and storage to starboard.

The V-berth has drawer storage below and plenty of shelf space forward and to each side.

Sails & Canvas
• Full-batten Main ‘87
• 130% RF Genoa ‘87
• 150% Bierig Genoa ‘94
• Storm jib ‘94
• Asymmetrical Cruising chute w/sock ‘94
• Dodger ‘94
• Captain’s Awning ‘94

Instruments & Electrical
• 30 amp Battery charger
• 2 Marine Batteries
• Shore power w/2 cords
• Running & masthead lights
• Richie compass at binnacle
• Autohelm 3000 Autopilot
• Navman Knot/Log & Depth (2005)
• Standard Horizon explorer VHF
• Cassette stereo
• 2 – 110 V fans

• Emergency tiller
• Horseshoe ring
• Safety harness w/tether
• Hatch screens
• Pur faucet-mounted water filter
• Windex at masthead
• Flag w/flag pole
• Fenders
• Dock lines
• Danforth Anchor w/chain &
• Custom stern rail seats
• Folding teak table at Binnacle
• Mid-ship life line gates added
• Bosun’s chair
• Jack-lines and harnesses

Contact Tracy Buczak CPYB,, 814-455-6800, 716-680-4554 cell, 960 West Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA 16507

The above specifications and listing details are thought to be correct, but are not guaranteed. This offer Is subject to change, prior sale, withdrawal and tax when applicable. Measurements are in US units.


Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Tracy Buczak, CPYB - Sales & Brokerage

Erie, PA


Phone: 814-455-6800

Tracy has sailed for over 30 years. As a former winner at Youngstown Level Regatta, he met Don Finkle and built a relationship that lead to his position at RCR. In addition to sailing, Tracy has a USCG Master’s Captain’s License. He considers himself lucky to have turned my avocation into his vocation. Sharing his knowledge and love for sailing and boating in general with both experienced boaters and those new to the sport has given him great pleasure and added new friendships to his life. As a founding member of Sail Erie helped shape the group of sailors with common interests focused on cruising and educational activities in the Greater Erie area. Tracy joined RCR Yachts in late 2001 and helped open RCR Erie in the spring of 2002. Since then he has enjoyed building our Erie office as a successful part of Erie and our regions boating community. Hundreds of boats, both power and sail have been sold from this office and their owners have joined the RCR Family of owners. We continue to focus our efforts to making the buying and boating experience a good one for our customers.