Boat Features

Manufacturer: Albin

Year: 1999

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Nominal Length: 28.33

Length At Water Line: 24

Length Overall: 28.33


Albin Tournament 28

Built: 1999

Engine: Cummins 370hp

MCA Coded: Aug, 2019, Category 3 for 6 people

Max speed is 17 knots.  She is semi-displacement so no cut off really on cruising speed.  Very happy all day at 14 knots but equally happy at 7 knots.  Key is she will plod on at 14 knots through virtually any weather – she is an incredible sea boat.


The current owner purchased Orca in August 2018 and used a couple of times before starting a major refit over the winter of 2018 /19.  Refit was as follows:


  • MCA Coded
  • New 9 inch Raymarine chart plotter
  • New Raymarine depth gauge and hull unit
  • New paddle wheel hull fitting for log
  • New Raymarine Quantum radar 
  • New Icom digital radio 
  • New Raymarine AIS
  • New Radar reflector
  • New Sidepower bow thruster
  • New Lenco trim tabs with visual trim control
  • New Sterling battery charger
  • New galvanic isolater
  • New berth cushion covers
  • New toilet and all plumbing to MCA spec
  • New holding tank
  • New battery bank (3 X AGM Batteries with increased capacity)
  • New anchor/anchor chain/warp to MCA spec
  • New anchor winch to take heavier chain
  • Kedge anchor/chain/warp to MCA spec
  • New liferaft for 6 with hydrostatic release
  • New life belts/life rings etc to MCA standard
  • New cockpit guard rails to MCA spec
  • Exhaust re-routed to meet MCA requirements
  • New boarding ladder
  • New wiper Vetus wiper motors/blades and Vetus multi-speed controller unit
  • New covers for deck area allowing any combination of full roof/half roof/ half sides/full sides
  • All under deck areas fitted with upgraded sound insulation
  • New deck drains
  • New bilge pump hoses
  • New bilge alarm
  • New fenders
  • New warps
  • New cockpit working lights and boarding light


Autumn 2019

  • Hull bottom sanded and gel coated and then copper coated; rest of hull painted with International Professional paint (great paint)


More recent

  • New hatch vent (2020)
  • New rope cutter (2021)
  • Engine overhauled and serviced May 2021:
    • new injectors
    • new pulley tensioner
    • new turbo
    • mostly new hoses on engine. 
  • Hull and superstructure professionally polished May 2021.


Orca was only used for a short while post purchase in 2018 and was then in refit until May 2019, followed by another period ashore in 2019 for hull painting and then usage was severely restricted by Covid.  She has only done a few hours of training work.


In January, 2021 she featured in the TV series Annika (starring Nicola Walker) which will be broadcast in August 2021.  She appears in the trailers.


Extra Equipment (in addition to above):

  • Fenders: 5
  • Docklines: 4
  • Hatch blank (for MCA)
  • Induction hob
  • Microwave
  • Spare belts/filters/impellar
  • Boathook



CUMMINS 6BTA M3 370HP - Diamond Series ZF Gearbox in excellent running order


Seastar Hydraulic Steering with adjustable tilt wheel

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