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1983 Ellis 28

Mystic, Connecticut


Currently located in her shed for the offseason in Mystic Connecticut. Orient is a fine example of this classic, handsome Ralph Ellis design. Solid fiberglass hull, ably powered by a 200 HP 1983 Chrysler Marine CM 655TI-III diesel. Raymarine Chartplotter/radar with custom radar mast. Well maintained with several recent upgrades. 

Priced reduced to sell this spring season.. 



Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Orient
Make: Ellis
Model: 28
Year: 1983
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: RDL280160383
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 28 ft
Length Overall: 28'4 ft
Waterline Length: 27 ft
Beam: 9'4 ft
Max Draft: 3'2 ft
Displacement: 10,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Chrysler Marine
  • Model: CM 655 TI III
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 200hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1983
  • Engine Location: Center
Maximum Speed: 13 kn


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 116 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 15 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 15 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers, Bass Boats


Howard Taylor
Rudders & Moorings Yacht Sales, LLC


Rudders & Moorings Yacht Sales LLC
83 Windward Lane
Bristol, Rhode Island, US, 02809

Construction, layout and accommodations

Built by Ellis Boat Company, South West Harbor, Maine: Hand laid up solid fiberglass semi displacement hull, plywood cored decks, non-skid deck surface. 

Main cabin features two berths with royal blue upholstered cushions (2016), stowage beneath. Enclosed head to starboard. Synthetic (vinyl) teak and holly floor. Stainless steel sink and counter to port abaft, with drawers beneath counter. Portable single burner butane stove. The cabin is trimmed in teak with white bulkheads. Four opening stainless steel ports and overhead hatch for ambient light and ventilation. 5'11' headroom.

Three steps lead up through companionway to enclosed helm deck, Todd ladder backed h captains and co pilot seats (with removable cushions), engine box and open spacious cockpit aft. Teak swim platform. The co-pilots seat has an option to move outboard to port. Upholstered cushion covers engine box and with co-pilots set to one side a custom back support can be installed. 6'3" headroom at helm. EZ Pettit dark blue topsides paint on hull, fresh green bottom paint.

  • Teak handrails
  • Teak trim 
  • Mahogany trimmed windscreen
  • Beige canvas bimini top with aft curtain, isinglass side panels
  • Custom teak cockpit speakers
  • Bronze thru hulls
  • Custom radar mast (2017)
  • New cockpit cushions (2017)
  • New interior cushions for berths
  • Bench at stern (new 2017). 
Deck equipment
  • 14lb stainless steel Lewmar anchor at bow with chain leader and nylon rode. 
  • Swim platform 
  • Dive/swim ladder
  • Floating boat hook
  • Four oversized fenders with beige covers
  • Docklines
  • Lifejackets
  • Manual bilge pump
Electronics and navigation
  • Raymarine C-80 GPS Chartplotter/Radar (2107)
  • Horizon VHF
  • CD FM/AM radio with cockpit speakers
  • Danforth constellation compass (rebuilt 2017) 
  • Two 8D 12 volt batteries
  • Battery charger
  • Electrical panel
  • LED Interior lights
  • LED Navigation lights
  • Shore power cord
  • Electric bilge pump
Engine and mechanical details
  • 200 HP Chrysler Marine CM 655 TI-III diesel engine (hours unknown: No hour meter)
  • 2 to 2.5 gallons/hr cruising.
  • Direct drive
  • New soundproofing in new engine compartment/box (2017) 
  • New hydraulic hoses and control cables
  • Racor primary fuel filter
  • Bronze four bladed propeller
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.
Additional Contact Information

Rudders and Moorings LLC, Stonington Office:

Howard Taylor  Varykino, Stonington, Connecticut 06378


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