SOUTHERN CROSS 28 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of SOUTHERN CROSS 28. Built by C. E. Ryder and designed by Thomas Gillmer, the boat was first built in 1978. It has a hull type of Fin with rudder on skeg and LOA is 9.27. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.99. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Universal, runs on Diesel.

SOUTHERN CROSS 28 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about SOUTHERN CROSS 28 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:9.27 m / 30.41 ft
Rigging Type:Cutter
Hull Type:Fin with rudder on skeg
S.A. (reported):38.55 m2 / 414.95 ft2
Draft (max):1.42 m / 4.66 ft
Displacement:3856 kg / 8501.01 lbs
Ballast:1542 kg / 3399.52 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Designers:Thomas Gillmer
LWL:6.15 m / 20.18 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:32.66
Capsize Screening Formula:1.67

Rig And Sail Specs

I:10.06 m / 33.01 ft
S.A. Fore:8.53 m / 27.99 ft
E:3.58 m / 11.75 ft
S.A. Fore:18.39 m2 / 197.95 ft2
S.A. Main:15.28 m2 / 164.47 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)33.68 m2 / 362.53 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:57 L / 15.06 gals


Headroom:1.88 m / 6.17 ft


Builders:C. E. Ryder
Designers:Thomas Gillmer


Who designed the SOUTHERN CROSS 28?

SOUTHERN CROSS 28 was designed by Thomas Gillmer.

Who builds SOUTHERN CROSS 28?

SOUTHERN CROSS 28 is built by C. E. Ryder.

When was SOUTHERN CROSS 28 first built?

SOUTHERN CROSS 28 was first built in 1978.

How long is SOUTHERN CROSS 28?

SOUTHERN CROSS 28 is 6.15 m in length.

What is mast height on SOUTHERN CROSS 28?

SOUTHERN CROSS 28 has a mast height of 8.53 m.

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