1988 Etap


$27,000 CAD

Corner Brook , NL

The Belgium built Etap 28i is a rare find on the east coast of Canada, The unique hull in hull design with flotation foam makes her virtually unsinkable and keeps the interior bulkheads and sides dry and warm. The aft cabin is a rare find in this size of vessel making her a great family cruiser. This previous freshwater vessel has only been used for 2 months in the salt water and comes with a new furler, sail drive, mostly new running rigging, all new standing rigging, new life lines and the following Gaastra sails, main, 135 Genoa, jib and spinaker.

Designed by Harle & Mortain the hull in hull design makes for a safe and comfortable cruiser with a fin keel and spade rudder.


  • Category sail
  • Condition Used
  • Model Year 1988
  • Make Etap
  • Model 28i
  • Engine Type Inboard
  • Class Cruiser, Daysailer
  • Boat Name Red Tale
  • Location Corner Brook, NL CA
  • Hull Material Fiberglass


  • Overall Length 28'
  • Length at Waterline 23' 9"
  • Beam 10' 3"
  • Max Draft 5'
  • Keel Fin Keel


  • Fuel Tanks

  • Quantity 1
  • Capacity 13 gal


  • Engine 1

  • Make Volvo Penta
  • Year 1988
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Engine Type Inboard
  • Power 18 hp
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 1568
  • Location Center
  • Propeller 2 Blade, Other


  • New sail drive with less than 150 hours 


  • Number of Cabins 3
  • Number of Double Berths 2
  • Number of Heads 1


The Etap 28i is an aft cabin design  with double berths forward and aft, hanging locker in aft cabin, u-shape settee with hide away dining table, head to starboard with hanging wet locker, basin, marine toilet and integral shower. Galley to port with a 2 burner propane stove with oven, ice box and basin with pressurized water.


Exterior Equipment Details

  • Unique non skid deck 
  • Swim Paltform
  • New life lines 
  • 7' Achilles dingy
  • Push pin mounted propane BBQ
  • Lifesling person overboard system

Electronic Details

  • Standard Horizon CP 180 Chart Plotter
  • Sea Ranger 7800 VHF
  • 2 x Westmarine portable VHF
  • Knot Meter
  • Depth Meter
  • Furuno Radar
  • Plastimo compass
  • Paper Charts from Lake Ontario to Conception Bay, NL


Rigging Details

This fractional rigged sloop comes complete with Gaastra Sails as follows; main, 135 Genoa, jib and spinnaker, Deck stepped Seldon aluminum mast and boom, aluminum spinnaker pole with spinnaker sheets and blocks, all new standing rigging, mostly new running rigging. She has a zippered mainsail cover with lazy jacks and a mainsail stack pack. Lewmar 30 self-tailing sheet winches and Lewmar 15 non self-tailing halyard winches.  New furler, a Rocna anchor and CQR anchor with rodes, a original and custom tiller as well as spinlock tiller extension, Navico TP 1800 Tiller Pilot.

Set up at the factory for single handed sailing.

Listing Broker: Dwight Saunders
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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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