28' AJ

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  1. Eastporter

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    Can anyone please provide comment on this hull.

    How does it compare to a BHM or Nauset hull if the same size?
     
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    It is not a built down hull design. Skeg boat that pushes easily and is economical but is not on par with the BHM 28 as a work platform.
     
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    Looks like twin wet exhaust?? Hmm
     
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    It may have had a gas motor at one point. When my brother repowered his 32 Holland he put a "splitter" or "y-pipe" in to separate the 6" exhaust from the new diesel to the 2, 4" exhaust the gas v-8 had.

    J.P.O, a member on here has a newer 28 AJ with double the HP that this one has. He can give you his opinion. I have been on his, and two others. The are great boats, yes not the same ride as a BHM, but if your not going to the Canyons in a huge sea state you will be happy.

    This boat looks like a good value. That 6BT has lots of life left in it judging by the hours.
     
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    The AJ 28 is a built down hull. I did a lot of research on these recently and visited Alan Johnson’s shop. These are great boats. They can take a lot of power for size. I took a ride on one with 440 hp. Cruises at 25knts.
     
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    Did Alan say it was built down? Maybe my memory is off but I thought they were pretty flat running. Was that JPO's boat you rode on?
     
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    It is a build down hull and per Alan, the lines are very close to a Duffy 35. With the 6LY 440 she will do 35 kts.
    Cruises nice from 15kts to 27 kts.
     
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