The Freedom 28 (sometimes called the Freedom 27 to disambiguate it from the Freedom 28 Cat Ketch) is an American sailboat, that was designed by Gary Mull and first built in 1986. The design is out of production.
|Builder(s)||Tillotson Pearson Inc (Freedom Yachts)|
|Boat weight||6,370 lb (2,890 kg)|
|Draft||4.50 ft (1.37 m)|
|LOA||27.5 ft (8.4 m)|
|LWL||23.33 ft (7.11 m)|
|Beam||10.25 ft (3.12 m)|
|General||Free-standing masthead sloop|
|I foretriangle height||25.79 ft (7.86 m)|
|J foretriangle base||9.25 ft (2.82 m)|
|P mainsail luff||34.34 ft (10.47 m)|
|E mainsail foot||12.34 ft (3.76 m)|
|Mainsail area||211.88 sq ft (19.684 m2)|
|Jib/genoa area||119.28 sq ft (11.081 m2)|
|Total sail area||331.16 sq ft (30.766 m2)|
The Freedom 28 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with wood trim. It has a free-standing masthead sloop rig, with a "Bierig" jib, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed fin keel. It displaces 6,370 lb (2,889 kg) and carries 2,540 lb (1,152 kg) of lead ballast.