Herreshoff H28 Association of Australia Inc


Owner: Jo Bennett

Rig: Sloop

Year Built: 1952

Built by: Jock Nicholson

Construction Materials: Huon Pine

Current Location: Kettering, Hobart, Tasmania

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H28 Herreshoff sloop "Nyalene": Restored Huon Pine H28 in excellent condition after a painstaking refit which has been completely documented. Some interior fitout remains to be completed but a new stove and fridge (still in boxes) are included. "Nyalene" is a credit to her owners and will delight a classic yacht connoisseur.

Length: 28' - 8.53m

Beam: 8' 9"

Draft: 3' 6"

Hull Material: Huon pine carvel planked, copper-fastened to hardwood ribs

Deck Material: Huon pine on ply decks. Huon pine cabin.

Engine: Volvo MD7 17Hp 2 cylinder diesel with 3 blade bronze prop. Overhauled by Hughes Marine (2010).

Engine Room: Under cockpit. Good access from front.

Fuel: Stainless steel tank

Accommodation: Two berths in forepeak and two in saloon. Interior is stain-finish huon pine with white. Well-lit with windows in cabin sides and opening bronze portholes. New cushions. All in very good condition, benefiting from a meticulous refit. 

Chart table and galley areas partly framed up but requiring completion. 

Exterior timber finished in low-maintenance Intergrain. 

3/4in planks on hull, copper roved through laminated hardwood frames (40mm x 40mm @ approx 200mm spacing). Hardwood keel and deep (approx 200mm x 50mm) transverse floors through-bolted with bronze bolts. Plywood sub-deck overlaid with 30mm x 40mm huon pine planking.

Galley: Two-burner gas stove grill (NEW - to be fitted) 

Sink (to be fitted)

Refrigeration: Coolmate fridge (NEW - to be fitted)

Toilet: NEW Jabsco electric marine toilet

Covers: Mainsail cover

Ground Tackle: 35lb CQR anchor with 30m chain 

Spare Danforth with chain & warp

Safety Gear: Whale gusher manual bilge pump 

Auto bilge pump with non-return valve 



Electrics: Fully rewired including new switch panel 

7.5 watt solar panel with regulator 

2 x 12V gel batteries with isolator switch

Electronics/Navigation: Navico TP5500 tillerpilot 

Uniden VHF radio with new antenna 

Navman Tridata depth/speed 

GME GR966 CD radio 

Sestral steering compass bulkhead mounted

Sail Inventory: Mainsail fully battened (good condition) 

Spare old mainsail 

Furling genoa (good condition) 

Spare old Genoa 

Storm Jib (good condition) 

Spinnaker and pole

Mast / Rigging: Refurbished Oregon mast & alloy boom with stainless rigging. 

Furlex headsail furler 

Inner forestay with Hyfield lever 

Spinnaker pole. 

Sheets & reefing lines

Deck Gear: 2 x Cabin top halyard winches 

2 x headsail sheet winches 

6 x Cabin top jammers 

Tiller steering 

3 x Fenders

(C) 2012, 2013 Herreshoff H28 Association of Australia, Inc - Registration Number: A0040053W

Herreshoff H28 Association of Australia Inc

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