Boat Reviews

Lancer 28

This maximum-size trailer sailer shows the compromises needed to haul a boat on the road.

The Lancer 28, built from 1977 to 1985, seems a rather tame and ordinary boat. Part of the variety in the Lancer line stems from the use of a number of different designers. Turner designed both the 25 and 28, the smallest Lancers from 1977 to 1983. Both are shoal-draft fixed-keel trailerables. The 25 and 28 are attractive boats with short ends, flattish sheer, and Swan-type bubble deckhouses.

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