Gib'sea 282

This was one of the first

ofthe new models

from the late 1980s

with innovative

interiors. This model,

with its wide beam,

particularly aft and

high coachroof,

had a spacious

saloon with a big

gatleyforward

of the chart

table and a

dinette area

opposite, which converted to a double. There

were doubles fore and aft and a generous

heads. Stowage was minimal and the saloon

was not designed for sea use. Fit-outwas basic.

Earlierthree·keel options had been dropped.

LOA 27ft 7in (8.7m) LWL 23ft 3in (7.1 m)

draught 4ft 5in (1.4m) displacement 5.950 Ib

(2,705kg). Price guide: £26,000to £29,000.