28' (8.53m)

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Dark Star - 1990 28' CUSTOM Bingham 28
Leesville South Carolina
$65,000 USD

The 1990 28' CUSTOM Bingham 28 Cruising Sailboat Dark Star is a yacht for sale located in Leesville, South Carolina, USA. N/A Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this yacht for sale in today!

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LENGTH 28' (8.53m)
BEAM 9' 6" (2.90m)
LOCATION Leesville, South Carolina, USA
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28' fiberglass cutter rigged sailboat with a Yanmar 2GM auxiliary engine

Hull length: 28'

Length overall: 32' including bow spirit

Beam: 9'6"

Waterline length: 24'2".

Maximum Draft 4'2"

Aft cockpit with tiller steering to a laminated fiberglass outboard rudder. 

Dark Blue hull with a white boot stripes and teak rubrails

Teak planked decks.

Wooden bowspirit with a roller furling headsail.

Teak toerails

Oversized ZSpar aluminum mast & boom with 4 shrouds each side, port and starboard

Bronze stanchions with double stainless steel wire lifelines.  Lifelines new 2017

Ten opening ports


Yanmar model 2GM20, Kanzaki 2.62:1 transmission

Stuffing box packing replaced in 2017

16 horsepower - presently 830 Engine hours 

55 Amp Alternator

Bronze 3 blade "Sail Propeller" 14"X9"

2007 Nissan 3.5 hp outboard motor, only run 1 hour since new .


Electrical & Electronics

120 volt 30 Amp service with shorepower cord and GFCI protection

Newmar AC breaker panel with reverse polarity indicator

Custom DC breaker panel

Xantrex TruCharge 20 Amp battery charger- new 2018

2 - G24 sealed gel cell batteries; house & engine - new 2017 

Autohelm Tri-data depth, speed & trip log+water temp.

Autohelm 4000 tillerpilot 

30 Amp shorepower cord

LED Masthead tri-color & anchor light

Deck level navigation lights

Cruisair 10,000 BTU reverse cycle air-conditioning & heat

Two 12 volt cabin fans

Class B mini-EPIRB

Standard Horizon Eclipse Marine VHF radio 

Rule 1100GPH computer automatic electric bilge pump plus a large manual Edson emergency pump operated from the cockpit (2" diameter outlet hose)


50 gallons of water in 2 fiberglass tanks below the cabin sole.    Note:You may operate the galley sink as either using a hand pump or using pressure water.

11.5 gallons of diesel fuel in a single molded polyethylene fuel tank (burns about 1/4 gallon per hour)

29 gallon polyethylene holding tank

one gallon stainless steel kerosene fuel tank under the sink feeding fuel to the the stove and oven.

Sails, Rigging & Winches

All sails are triple stitched,heavy weight,  Dacron, sailcloth.

Mainsail- 3 reef points,Top 2 battens are full,bottom 2 are partial -New sail cover 2018.

130% furling Genoa by North Sails 

Staysail - hank on 

Yankee - hank on (spare sail) 

90% furling jib on a ProFurl furler 

Two bronze Barient 2 speed sheet winches on the cockpit coamings.

Two bronze Barient single speed winches on the house top.

6 Line clutches (3 per side) fed by turning blocks at the base of the mast. Clutches rebuilt 2017.

One stainless steel winch on the mast.

New Selden mainsheet traveler with 3 point  mid-boom attachment fitted to the house top, forward of the companionway - 2017

All bronze lifeline stanchions ( two additional were added in  when the stainless steel lifelines were replaced in 2017 at which time all of the stanchions were re-bedded).

New running rigging 2017   

 Additional Information

Exterior teak decking is 1" thick and is in excellent condition! 

The entire deck was recalked with Teak Decking Systems Calkin 2017.  At that time the deck was refastened with 2" bronze Fearson headed screws set in epoxy and all the deck bungs were replaced at the same time and set with epoxy. 

10 kg Bruce anchor, 50' of chain + line.

Spare anchor.

Vetus manual windlass

Internal lead ballast glassed into the hull.

New bottom 2017- 3 coats of Interprotect 2000E were applied, followed by 2 coats of Pettit Trinidad anti-fouling paint.

4" Ritchie compass - new 2019

4 Barient bronze winches (two 2 speed winches & 2 single speed winches) + 1 stainless steel winch mounted on the mast.

Two self inflating lifejackets with built in safety harnesses + multiple conventional lifejackets

Weems & Plath brass barometer & clock

Five 12 volt cabin lights plus 4 gimballed bulkhead mounted brass kerosene lamps 

Two 12 volt cabin fans

Two solar ventilation fans over the galley and chart table.

All engine water hoses replaced 2017

All head hoses replaced 2017

Engine room blower and hose replaced 2017

Bobstay chain replaced 2017

Bosun's chair

Included but not currently  installed:

Dodger and Bimini  with stainless steel frames

Vessel Walk Through

Dark Star has a private V-berth forward which will comfortably sleep 2.  The V-berth has a privacy door.

Moving aft the head is to port (also with a door).  The marine toilet was rebuilt in 2017.  There are storage lockers to starboard across from the head 

Further aft is the main cabin with a settee to starboard which can be used for a sea berth while underway or as a guest berth   There is a small dinette seating 2 people facing fore and aft to port across from the settee.  The table has a full size pullout leaf to enable seating on the settee berth so that four can dine in comfort.

The galley is aft of the dinette to starboard at the companionway. The galley features a microwave oven, a pressurized kerosene 2 burner stove with an oven. There is a one gallon stainless steel fuel tank feeding the stove under the sink.

There is an icebox with Norcold refrigeration and a double sink with a custom teak drain board and custom fitted cutting board.  The dishwasher has a choice of using a hand pump or electric pump for delivering fresh water to the sink. 

There is a 7'6" quarter berth with a hanging locker aft to port.   

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Ken Jacks
Crusader Yacht Sales
7078 Bembe Beach RoadAnnapolis, Maryland, USA

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