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2000 Kent 28

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom


The Kent 28 is a spacious family motor cruiser, built to a high standard. This example is well equipped, has been well maintained and cared for. She is fitted with the Yanmar 125 hp turbo diesel engine giving good performance at sea. The Kent 28 is also well suited to cruising the inland waterways of Europe, where the aft cockpit, GRP hardtop would be a benefit. She is in the process of being cleaned, polished and antifouled and will be therefore ready for the coming season.




Basic Boat Info

Price: £54,950 (Sale Pending)
Make: Kent
Model: 28
Year: 2000
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 27'11 ft / 8.50 m
Length Overall: 27'9 ft / 8.45 m
Beam: 10'7 ft / 3.23 m
Max Draft: 2'11 ft / 0.90 m
Min Draft: 2'11 ft / 0.90 m
Displacement: 4,500 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 4JH3DTE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 125hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2000
  • Engine Hours: 380
Cruising Speed: 9 kn
Maximum Speed: 12 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 66 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 33 L


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers, River Cruiser, Pilothouse


Howard Ford
Howard Ford Marine Sales


Howard Ford Marine Sales
Tidemill Yacht Harbour Tidemill Way
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
Tel:+44 (0)1394 385577


The accommodation offers two berths in forward cabin. V berths forward with good stowage above and below. Opening hatch to foredeck with blind. Two opening ports. Deck vent. Heads compartment aft to starboard with Jabsco sea toilet. Vanity unit with h & c water supply, with pull out shower. Storage below. Shelf. Opening port. Deck vent. Hanging locker opposite to port with shelving. Step up to main saloon with dinette to starboard, with forward two way backrest to form co-pilot seats. Stowage under. Helm position forward to port, with full engine instrumentation and controls. Helm seat with Isotherm refrigerator under. Two deck vents. Galley aft to port with stainless steel sink, with h&c water supply. Plastimo Neptune 2000 two burner gas cooker with oven and grill. Good stowage under. Opening hatch with blind. Two opening windows. Opening doors to cockpit with all round seating and stowage under. Access to engine compartment. Teak and holly cabin sole. Full interior lighting. New curtains and insect screens 2014.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit floor. Yanmar 4JH3DTE 125 hp diesel engine. Flex mounts. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed fixed propeller (checked and balanced 2014). Single lever helm and cockpit engine controls. Rope cutter. Vetus hydraulic wheel steering (replaced 2018). Maximum speed 13.5 knots. Cruising speed 9 knots. Vetus bow thruster. Webasto diesel fired warm air heating. Calorifier (replaced 2017). Service history. Serviced Spring 2018. Exhaust system replaced 2016.

Alternator charging to 3 x 12 volt batteries (new battery 2017)

Sterling battery management system (2012)

240 volt shore power with galvanic isolator (2012) & charger 2013. Shore power cable new 2013

12/220 volt 400 watt invertor

12 volt switch panel

Immersion heater

Deck Equipment

Lofrans Airon electric windlass with 10Kg bruce anchor with chain

Stainless steel pulpit,siderails and stern rails

Stainless steel bollards x 7

Stainless steel coachroof & cockpit rails

Stainless steel boarding ladder

Stainless steel demountable mast

Cockpit hardtop side curtains

Cockpit cushions


Vaious fenders & warps

Windscreen wipers x 2 (2017)

Outboard bracket on stern

LED cockpit lighting 

Navigation Equipment

Rule Skipper steering compass

Raymarine 215E DSC VHF radio with aerial

Raytheon ST5000 autopilot

Raytheon Bi data speed/depth

Garmin 172C GPS/chart plotter

Hummingbird 350 TX fishfinder

Radio/cassette player

Navigation lights

Clock & barometer

Safety Equipment

Manual & electric bilge pumps (new Johnson bilge pump in engine compartment 2013)

Fire extinguishers x 2 (expiry dates unknown)

Fire blanket


Fire blanket

Emergency tiller


Built in 2000 by Cory Yachts International, Kent. Blue GRP semi-displacement hull with white GRP superstructure, with grey non-slip to decks . Large self draining cockpit with seating and generous stowage under. White GRP fixed cockpit bimini/hardtop. Heavy duty rubber rubbing strakes x 2. Wheel steering. A 2015 survey is available on request.


The Kent 28 is a spacious family motor cruiser, built to a high standard. This example is well equipped, has been well maintained and cared for. She is fitted with the Yanmar 125 hp turbo diesel engine giving good performance at sea. The Kent 28 is also well suited to cruising the inland waterways of Europe, where the aft cockpit, GRP hardtop would be a benefit. She is in the process of being cleaned, polished and antifouled and will be therefore ready for the coming season. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.


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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