1989 Ellis 28 Lobsteryacht $125,000

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1989 Ellis 28’ Lobster Yacht “ELL-IDA”
LOA 28′ 4″ BEAM 9′ 4″ DRAFT 3′
with Zodiac Tender
Price $125,000

This Ellis 28 Lobsteryacht is equipped with the highly regarded Cummins 210 diesel, which gives this Ellis 20 a cruise speed of 15-16 knots with a top end of 20 knots. The recent owner has taken incredible care of her, and it shows – with many upgrades and careful attention to all of her systems, hardware, and brightwork. CURRENT LOCATION: Duck Key, Florida.


HULL: Hand laid solid fiberglass with four 2″x 6″ stringers and 3/4″ marine plywood main bulkhead, spray rails, white hull with red boot.

DECK & TOPSIDES: Fiberglass, with non-skid surface, over marine plywood, three front windows, with four opening portlights, tan cabin decks with contrasting non-skid, two deck plates for access to fuel senders, two deck plates for access to swim platform mounting hardware, Bomar hatches in cabin and shelter tops.

COCKPIT and SHELTER: Non-skid fiberglass over 3/4″ marine plywood with fiberglass hatches, flush deck from cockpit to shelter (for max headroom), insulated engine box/seating with cushion, 4-foot long gunwale storage lockers – 2 on port and 2 on stbd, opening front shelter windows with windshield wipers, custom teak storage at helm area.

CABIN: 6’ Headroom, Center Bomar hatch, chain/pope locker forward with access door, companionway all trimmed in teak, teak and holly cabin sole, V-berth with teak trim and cypress sheathing, v-berth filler, v-berth cushions – 5” red, teak trimmed headliner.

GALLEY: Galley with cabinetry, red Formica counter tops, stainless sink, 25 gal pressurized hot and cold water system, 6 gal Seaward water heater (new 2003, 110v or engine heat), Seaward gimbaled one-burner stove, Koolmatic refer – 3.9 cu. Inch (new 2003), teak drawers, storage cabinets, paper towel holder, dish/cup holder/racks.

HEAD: Separate enclosed head with teak door, class III marine head (Groco – 2004) and holding tank (40 gal), s/s sink and hot/cold water, teak TP holder, teak cabinet, teak framed mirror, teak and holly floor, headliner similar to cabin.

MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL: 1989 Cummins 6BT 5.9L 210 Turbo Diesel (with 2745 hours), cooling vents – 2 side and transom vent aft, Groco intake water filter, bronze seacock with Groco by-pass valve for emergency bilge pump, twin disk transmission (M6506) with trolling valve, stainless steel destroyer-type wheel with hydraulic steering, independent deep cycle house and starting batteries with 4-position battery switch, 12-volt system with 2 circuit breaks panels, grounded system with zinc and mounting plate, Rule1000 bilge pump with auto and 3-way panel switch, nav lights, two dome lights, 110v shore power with GFI circuit, 50’ power cord, one dual 15 amp battery charger, Anco six throw breaker panel, five 12 volt receptacles, two bilge pumps on separate circuits.

ELECTRONICS & NAVIGATION: Garmin 740S charter plotter & sounder w/Safe Route and Sonar, Bluechart G2Vision auto guidance, New VHF — Cobra with GPS, Furuno Radar, Raymarine autopilot, air horns, stereo with 4 speakers, Globemaster compass.

HARDWARE & ACCESSORIES: Two each of 6″ Skene bow chocks, 8″ stern cleats, 8″ spring line cleats, one 5×5 bow mooring bit and anchor rope deck pipe all chrome plated bronze, PVC guard and toe rails, teak handrails and trim on cabin, solid teak swim platform with weaver davits and ladder, stainless bow rail, pulpit, manual anchor system – Fortress anchor with 30 feet of chain and 200 feet of line, cockpit wash-down, four stainless rod holders, canvas: side and backdrop off shelter plus complete aft enclosure, two helmsman seats with quick disconnect, hot/cold transom shower.

FUEL SYSTEM: Two aluminum 53 gallon tanks, RACOR fuel filter, valves, hoses, vents, and fill pipes.

Prop spurs/cutter installed on shaft (2013)
Teak and Holly Cabin and Head floor (2013)
Rebuilt engine water pump (2013)
New Headliner in Cabin and Head (2013)
Dripless Cutlass Bearing (2013)
New Cummins tack (2575 hours prior to resetting in 2014)
Xanthrex XP1800 Inverter added (2014)
ProMariner ProSport12 dual battery charter added (2014)
New canvas side curtains w/privacy curtains (2014)
New canvas aft bimini/enclosure (2014)
New fuel injectors (2014)
Rebuilt 90 AMP Alternator (2014)
New LED nav lights (2014)
New s/s wiper motors and blades (2014)
New stainless portholes and screens (2014)
Varnished cab and deck (2014)
Prop reconditioned  (2014)
Fuel polishing both tanks (2014)
Garmin 740 charter plotter & sounder w/Safe Route
New VHF — Cobra with GPS
New starter for engine
Two new batteries
Two new master switches
New cabin vents
New raw saltwater strainer
Re-sealed rubrail
New air horns
New led spotlight
All brightwork maintained

Specifications may vary. Information believed to be correct, but not guaranteed.  Listings are subject to prior sale, price changes or withdrawal.