|Designer||Gary Hoyt and Jay Paris|
(Tillotson Pearson Inc)
|Name||Freedom 28 Cat Ketch|
|Boat weight||7,000 lb (3,200 kg)|
|Draft||5.33 ft (1.62 m), board down|
|LOA||28.33 ft (8.63 m)|
|LWL||25.75 ft (7.85 m)|
|Beam||9.33 ft (2.84 m)|
|P mainsail luff||12 ft (3.7 m)|
|E mainsail foot||30 ft (9.1 m)|
The Freedom 28 Cat Ketch is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass. It has an unstayed cat ketch rig, a transom-hung rudder and a swing-up centerboard. It displaces 7,000 lb (3,175 kg) and carries 3,800 lb (1,724 kg) of lead ballast.
The boat is fitted with a Japanese Yanmar 2GMF diesel engine of 15 hp (11 kW) and has a fuel tank with a capacity of 18 U.S. gallons (68 L; 15 imp gal). It also has a 30 U.S. gallons (110 L; 25 imp gal) water tank.