This lovely little vessel has had a 24 year relationship with a very proud owner who is very attentive to detail. "Gleam" is a classic beauty who has been well maintained and for that she may be the cream of the crop when it comes to these Herreshoff inspired Parkins Marine H-28s. Own a piece of timeless classic yachting history.
* Oversized Rig
*Double Pro Furl Head Sail
*Guest Automatic Battery Charger with Isolator
*Seperate Battery Banks Engine/House
*Yanmar 2GM- 15 hp
*15 Gal Aluminium Fuel Tank (replaced 2001)
*Garmin 760 GPS(for piloting mounted in cockpit)
*Garmin 700s GPS Maps touch screen
*Garmin A.I.S.600(Transmits and recieves linked to GPS/VHF)
*Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC-GX1200 VHF
*Icom M-32 HandHeld VHF
*Newly Upgraded Interior
*Solid Mahogany (no veneer)
*Dickensen Fire Place
*3 Fire Extinguishers
*Halon Fire Extinguisher System in Engine Compartment
*60 Gallon Fiberglass Water Tank
*Fresh Water Cockpit Shower
*Head Replaced in 2001(Fresh Water Use only)
*Rotella T-30 Oil Change Every 50 hours
*Hull Keel Design Cut Away Forefront
*Solid poured lead encapsulated keel
*Hull: One piece solid fiberglass,with average glass density: 20 Oz per sq. ft.,alternating layers of mat and wozen roving: minimum glass to resin ratio=35%
*Bottom: Interlux 2000 barrier coat(no blisters). solid poured lead encapsulated keel.
*Paint: Interlux Micron bottom, Awlgrip flag blue top sides, Insignia white boot top and shear.
*Rudder: New custom-made replacement of original by Oasis boat yard 2009.
*Deck and House: Fiberglass with average 12 oz. per sq.ft.density, with molded-in non-skid. Two large Mooring cleats plus bow chocks forward. Simson and Lawrence double action manual anchor windless. Midship adjustable cleats on rail sail track, two large mooring cleats on stern deck. Folding pad eyes on side decks to hold nylon straps for harness tether attachment. Two custom teak hatches;one forward plus main companion way. Teak hand rails, Dorade boxes with brass cowls; two single action Lewmar staysail sheet winches and blocks,six opening bronze ports by Vetus and stainless bow and stern pulpit with double life lines.
*Interior: All custom Honduras mahogany, settee birth to starboard, dinette and table to port. Galley to starboard with double stainless sinks; two cubic ft. ice box with cutting board top, plus large counter work area; stainless steel fireplace by Newport in main cabin. Head compartment has Wilcox toilet (new install 2002), and sink with fresh water supply. To starboard-large chart/counter work area,pantry underneath. Five 12 volt dome lights spaced throughout the cabin plus reading light at chart table. Navigation manual instrument/tool storage rack on starboard side next to chart table. Sixty gallon fresh water fiberglass tank with plexiglass inspection plate under V-birth forward. Lots of storage locker space. Lee canvas in galley, pantry and engine compartment to keep items in place at sea.
*Engine and Charging: Yanmar 2 GM-15 hp diesel engine with 15 gallon aluminum tank;dual 12 volt batteries(1 starting/1 house); Quest smart charger goes to isolator for charging. Propulsion is three blade bronze 13"x11" propeller on 1" stainless shaft(spare two blade propeller).
*Rig and Sails: Cutter rig-sail inventory:Main sail, staysail,Yankee jib,multi- purpose sail or asymmetrical spinnaker,all by Hood; Pro Furl roller furling on both headsails;mainsail has jiffy reefing with two sets of reef lines. Mast has Lewmar single action winches for all halyards,plus at the boom gooseneck, a quick release clevis pin for fast reefing. Mainsail has cover, Harken main sheet tackle on deck mounted traveler track; boom vang with Schaefer tackle. Standard rigging is 1/4" 1x19 stainless wire consisting of: set of double lowers, intermediates, uppers and double back stays (one has short wave radio antenna); 1/2" bronze turnbuckles with Norseman fittings. Mast and boom refinished white awlgrip- Oasis boatyard. No Strike lightning Protector on mast top attached to all copper bonded fittings and Dina plate bottom of hull.
*Navigation: Deck running lights, Aqua Signal sailing lights top of mast, including strobe and anchor lights;spreader lights, depth sounder, Ritche cockpit compass.
* Electronics: Garmin GPS map 700, Garmin AIS 600, Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC, GX 1200(all are interfaced with each other); Icom IC- M32(handheld VHF); Locator RDF, Garmin GPS 760 in cockpit.
*Ground Tackle: Thirty-five lbs. CQR plow with 30" 5/8" chain to 250' of 7/16" 3 strand Nylon line; 13 lbs Danforth with 30' 5/8" chain to 200' 7/16" 3 strand nylon line (line is from New England Ropes). There is ample docking line plus extra cordage of various size.
*Canvas:Sunbrella covers for mainsail, forward and main hatches, bow pulpit,handrails,cockpit coaming boards,teak steering wheel, bimini top and companionway dodger. Canvas boom tent awning and foredeck awning.
*Safety Gear: Two adult type II preservers, throwable horseshoe buoy, nylon jack line straps, MacMundo E.P.I.R.B., assorted flares and miscellaneous signaling items. Carbon Monoxide detector inside cabin.