The Telestar 28 trimaran is one of the most veratile and exciting sailboat on the water today. Unquestionably, it is a very popular trailerable sailboat. It combines outstanding performance with the comfort and security of a solid, low-heeling cruising multihull design. Few other craft offers the same combination of performance, comfort, safety, and fun. The Telestar 28 will out sail many other boat under 30 feet. Speeds often reach 15 knots. You can adventure safely into thin water and even beach the boat in hidden away harbors. The average time to fold the boat up, de-rig the mast, and load on to a trailer is less than 30 minutes. It is a real clever system. No heavy lifting.
The 28's spar is a light-weight aluminum mast of airfoil with a clever folding system. The Telstar has a very large and roomy interior. An excellent design as a cruiser or a racer. The engine is a 25 hp. 4 cycle Honda, with electric start and electric lift. You can easily motor at speed. The engine can also be linked to the rudder to increases maneuverability it tight areas.
The boat offered has a mainsail, jib, engine and trailer and totally is ready to go. Big Honda 25 hp outboard engine. 28 foot Telstar (Performance Cruising) 2008.This is a cruising/racing tri. The amas fold back in a unique design, the mast can be dropped with a unique force transfer system using one control line to raise and lower. When first acquired upgrades made including new boom, new jib roller furler, and bow pulpit added. Major restructuring done on the amas, Jim Antrim redesign to add strength to the folding ama system to be able to handle the stresses of sailing on San Francisco Bay. Includes a trailer. A great delta boat as well, easily navigating the sloughs; centerboard and rudder raise from 4.5 foot to a 6" draft. Engine is a Honda 25 HP in excellent condition, with electric start and remote cockpit controls. Extendable bow with second roller furler for screecher sail. Has adjustable backstay.
Gary Helms 510 865-2511
Helms Yacht Sales
314 Tideway Blvd.
Alameda, CA 94501