Kevin Welsh
Edwards Yacht Sales
1330 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 321.693.1642

1983 Shannon 28 Cutter Rig
Boat Type: Cruiser Address: Melbourne, FL, US Price: $44,000


The SHANNON 28 Cutter Rig is a classic beauty built in Rhode Island by the Schulz Boat Company.  She's a blue water capable vessel with a cut-a-way full keel and encompasses the comforts of a modern day cruiser with Air Conditioning, pressurized water, auto pilot and GPS Chartplotter.  She's a well maintained boat with a new head sail and windlass in 2012.


Basic Information

Manufacturer: Shannon Vessel Name: Nugget
Model: 28 Cutter Rig Boat Type: Cruiser
Year: 1983 Hull Material: Fiberglass
Category: Sail Hull Type:
Condition: Used Hull Color:
Location: Melbourne, FL, US Designer:
Available for sale in U.S. waters: Yes Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

Length: 28 ft - 8.53 meter Draft - max: -
LOA: - Bridge Clearance: -
Beam: - Dry Weight: -


Make: Engine Type:
Model: Drive Type:
Engine(s): 1 Fuel Type:
Hours: - Horsepower: -
Cruise Speed: - Max Speed: -
Range: - Joystick Control: No

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank: - Holding Tank: -
Fresh Water Tank: -    


Total Cabins: - Crew Cabins: -
Total Berths: - Crew Berths: -
Total Sleeps: - Crew Sleeps: -
Total Heads: - Crew Heads: -
Captains Cabin: No    



LOA: 28'8"

LWL: 23'

Beam: 9'6"

Displacement: 9300 lbs

Draft: 4'3"

Ballast: 3600 lbs


Engine Model:  Yanmar 2GMF (fresh water cooled)

Horse Power: 14 hp

New Racor 500 fuel filter / water separator

23 gallon stainless stell fuel tank

New fuel and water pump in 2012

Spare alternator


Fuel: 23 Gallons

Water: 60 Gallons

Holding: 11 Gallons


"Nugget" has the classic Shannon all-teak interior which has been oiled each year and looks beautiful.  The cushions are light blue, the v-berth is nicely speparated from the main salon and settee with shelves and cabinets are on both starboard and port sides.  A center teak dining table is also included but not shown in the photos.

Main Cabin

Main cabin has pull out settees port & stbd with footwells to convert to 6’6” single sea berths. 


Storage behind and above settees. 

Louvered doors on liquor cabinet over starboard side settee. 

New (2007) upholstry in excellent condition. 

Centerline salon table with two folding leaves. 

Marine Air Cabinmate, Cools with Heat. 

Hanging locker. 

3 overhead lights. 

3 reading lights. 

2 brass oil lamps with smoke chimneys. 

Chart/magazine rack.

6 opening bronze portlights with screens.

Three water tanks (fwd and beneath each settee) that total 60 gallons with a manifold under cabin sole for selecting tank (2008).

Interior teak in beautiful condition. All drawer pulls have been rebrassed. 

Forward Cabin

V-berth is forward with storage underneath. Custom-made mattress on V- berth. 

Full length shelves. 

2 reading lights. 

1 cabin fan (2002). 

1 GFCI 120 V outlet. 



Galley is located to starboard

2 Burner Gimballed Propance Stove w/oven

Cold water pressure

Raw water pressure 

Cutting board over sink

1 GFCI 120 VAC Outlet

Microwave Oven


Head is located to port as you come down the companionway. 

Private and enclosed with solid wooden door. 

Sink has cold pressure water. 


Hanging locker for wet storage.

Medicine cabinets. 

Gate valve to direct waste to holding tank (20 gal neoprene in port cockpit locker) or to overboard discharge seacock. 

Jabsco ceramic head. 



Hull is original gel coat and was buffed and waxed in 2012.  Looks Great!

25lb CQR w/60’ chain, 200' 8 plait brand rode new in 2012

10kg Bruce w/ 30' 3/4" chain

Remote Windlass new in 2012

Foredeck hatch above V-berth. 

Two rebradded dorade vents. 

Cockpit lockers port and starboard. 

Propane locker under helm seat. 

Tiller steering with Ritchie compass. 

Whale Gusher 10 manual bilge pump at helm. 

7 bronze seacocks (engine intake, two cockpit drains, galley sink drain, head sink drain, head intake, head overboard discharge). 


Cockpit cushions

Swim ladder

Awning and bimini. New 2008 side covers for an all exterior teak. 


Full Deck Summer Awning


2010 bottom paint w/cooper coat


Cutter rig


Genoa (110%) on roller furler New in 2012 by South Sails

Main Sail new in 2007

Hank-on yankee new in 2007

Boomed hank-on staysail

Cruising Spinnaker

Navtec rod rigging

Lazy jacks for main

2 reefs. 5 sails - Main, Yankee, Genoa,Staysail all in good condition

Three Lewmar 10 winches on mast for halyards

Two Lewmar ST-30 self-tailing winches for genoa sheets. All winches serviced 2008

Harken mainsheet traveler

Two sets of running lights: standard plus masthead tri-color, foredeck light, and anchor light

Halyards replaced in 2006 


Garmin 441s Chartplotter w/tranducer for depth

ICOM 402 VHF radio (2008)

Raymarine Auto Tiller
Batteries new in 2011
Spare Alternator
Windlass remote 2012

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.


Location Map

Kevin Welsh
Edwards Yacht Sales
1330 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 321.693.1642