New Albin 28TE 2002 Boston MA

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jwhitaker6019
Swabby
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Joined: Thu Jan 19, 2023 10:47 am
Home Port: Hen Cove

Just became new owners of a 2002 28TE. Previous owner took good care of her. We are naming her "Big Blue" in honor of Blue, our Britanny who passed last fall due to cancer. I'm a real big fan of this boat. I like the single screw. wide hull, downeast style. Our first born George who is only 5 months old is going to love growing up on this. I come from a 18 ft wahoo outboard center console. I trailer that and we plan to keep it for road trips and going up to the lakes. been doing this since I was a child but didn't become a boat owner until 2010. newly minted 28Te owner as of this month. super excited to take her up the coast and cruise with the family. we keep her up the mystic river in Medford MA.
Nancy
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Posts: 1751
Joined: Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:41 pm
Home Port: Lake Champlain

Congratulations and welcome aboard!
Nancy
2005 Albin 35CB
Yanmar 6LYA-STP 370
Valentine

Former boats
1995 Albin 28TE, Cummins 6BTA5.9 250, 2012-2022
1978 Trojan F32, 1998-2012
1983 Grady White 241 Weekender, 1988-1997
1980 Wellcraft 192 Classic, 1983-1987
BRISWISH
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Posts: 55
Joined: Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:35 pm
Home Port: Middle River, Maryland

Congratulations! Great choice for a growing family. I don't have kids, but have my 3yo - 7yo godchildren out frequently. Love the deck space for them to roam with the high gunnels. They also enjoy the cabin; it's like a fort for kids! Funny enough, I was detailing my boat yesterday and my slip neighbors (sail boaters) were admiring my large deck. They said when they have their grandkids, they wish there was more deck space for them to enjoy.

These boats are multi-purpose; from fishing to cruising to rafting up with others and enjoying lunch.

Welcome to the family and enjoy!
Brian
Brian Swisher
2004 Albin 28 Flush Deck w/ 315 Yanmar - "Unleashed"
Trisailor382
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Posts: 8
Joined: Mon Aug 17, 2020 11:09 am
Home Port: Fairhaven, MA
Location: Massachusetts

Welcome to the fold. We too just became new owners and are really enjoying the mild weather we're having in New England. Drop us a note when you come down South and check out Buzzards Bay. There are quite a few owners down here.

Enjoy your Summer.
2005 Albin 28 TE Flush Deck W/Yanmar 315
"Wayfarer"
2011 Windrider 17 Trimaran
Former:
1993 Corsair F-27 Trimaran
spover
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Posts: 12
Joined: Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:17 pm
Home Port: North Shore of Massachusetts

Congrats. We'll keep an eye out for you in Boston harbor or on the North Shore.
2006 35 Command Bridge (Current)
1985 27 Sport Cruiser (Sold)
gmberkley
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Posts: 220
Joined: Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:08 pm
Home Port: Fairhaven, MA
Location: Falmouth, MA

Congrats on the new boat, we are just down the street in Fairhaven, Ma, we have a 2005 TE Flush deck, you'll find there's a lot to learn about the boat, and this forum is a huge asset, the people on it are knowledgeable, very helpful and patient. best of luck.
Gregg M. Berkley 25 Ton Master USCG
2005 Albin 28 TE Flush Deck
Fairhaven, MA
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