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“Wind Song” - Southern Cross 28’ (cutter sailing vessel)

Wind Song is a 1981 Southern Cross 28’ in turnkey condition, currently kept at Prime Marina in East Greenwich, RI. Outfitted with the best: new sails, lots of new rigging, a new Garmin radar, new outboard motor for the dinghy, etc.

Wind Song has been meticulously maintained, documented with detailed records, logs, and receipts, should you have any questions. The woodwork is beautiful, the galley is clean and comfy, and this sturdy, well-cared-for world cruiser rides smooth.

  • Less than 75 total hours of use on the 2011 Beta Marine 16hp diesel engine
  • USCG documentation
  • Sound deck and hull
  • New bottom paint applied in spring of 2016
  • Newer main and staysail
  • New Garmin radar
  • Tiller steering (with backup tiller provided)
  • Dinghy and outboard included

Asking: $31,500


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Name of vessel: Wind Song

Year Built: 1981

Gross Tons: 8

Length: 28’

Breadth: 8.5’

Depth: 7.2’

Draft: 4’8”

Engine: (1) Beta B-16 two-cylinder diesel inboard auxiliary marine engine, new in 2011

Builder: The C.E. Ryder Corp.

Keel Ballast: 3,400 lbs.

Fuel Tank: 16 gallons total

Water Tank: 55 gallons total

Marine Sanitation Device: Type III MSD System, self-contained portable toilet system with integrate holding tank. Capacity is 5 gallons.

Stove: Cook Mate 2-burner passive alcohol stove top

Winches: (2) Meisener #16 Single Speed Winches

                    (2) Meisener #24 Single Speed Winches


Main — New in 2015; 8oz. Tanbark Dacron; 3 reefs; 4 full battens; serviced every year, most recently in winter of 2016/2017. Main-sail cover is Sunbrella, serviced in winter of 2016/2017.


Staysail — New in 2016; hank-on; Tanbark Dacron; serviced every year, most recently in winter of 2016/2017.

Jib — Tanbark Dacron; Sunbrella sunshield; roller-furling jib; serviced every year, most recently in winter of 2016/2017.

Rigging: New England Yacht Rigging (most rigging newly replaced between 2015-2016)

Radar: Garmin-GPS Map 500/700 Series and Echo Map (new in 2016)

Dinghy and Outboard Motor: inflatable Mercury Sport 2010 (7’10”) 3-person; Suzuki 2.5 Outboard (new in 2016)


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