Hakuna Matata

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Name: Hakuna Matata
Model: 285
Length: 28' 2" (8m)
Beam: 9' 8" (2.95m)
Year Built / Refit: 1989
Engines: 1 x Volvo Penta
Staterooms: 2
Flag: United States
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"Hakuna Matata" is a Beneteau 285 cruiser/racer. This boat is ideal for the coastal cruiser who wants to race on the weekends. With it's 3'11' draft and nice accommodations the  is ready to explore the Florida waters and the Islands.

Boat Name
Hakuna Matata
LOA: 28 ft 2 in
Beam: 9 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 11 in
Displacement: 6500 lbs
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Volvo 
Year Built: 2002
Engine Model: Penta
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 18 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 Plastic (26 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Plastic (7 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic (20 Gallons)
Plotter - Raymarine C80
GPS - Raymarine Raystar 125
Depthsounder - Raymarine ST+ Tridata
Radar - Raymarine RD218
Autopilot - Raymarine Smartpilot X5 with ST6002
VHF - Si-Tex Compact 55
Log-speedometer - Raymarine ST60+ Tridata
TV set - Dynex 17" Flat screen 120VAC
Battened mainsail
Furling genoa
Steering wheel
Spinnaker pole
Inside Equipment
Manual bilge pump
Battery charger - Pro Mariner 20 Amps
Hot water - 6 gallon tank
Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet - 120V 30Amps
Outside Equipment/Extras
Tender - 8'6" - 2011
Spray hood
Bimini Top

Sail and Rigging


(1) Jib roller furler

(2) Lewmar #30 two speed, self-tailing Sheet winches.
(1) Lewmar #8 single speed Halyard winch.
(1) Lewmar #6 single speed Control winch.
(1) Forespar #6 single speed Control winch.


(1) Roller furling genoa jib 
(1) Mainsail 
(1) Spinnaker 
(1) Drifter



  • REFRIGERATION: In counter ice box.
  • STOVE: Optimus, Propane, 2 burner with oven.
  • SINK: Single stainless steel


As you descends into the cabin from the comfortable cockpit you are greeted with the galley to the port and the chart table to the starboard. behind the galley is an aft cabin. A unique designed for a 28 footer - it has a cabin door. The aft berth is large and easily provides sleeping room for two adults. 

Turning your attention to the chart table were the electrical panel is located there is another door heading into a spacious head.

looking forward into the main salon are two cushion loungers with a center line wing table that contains storage.  The 17" TV is easily viewed from anywhere in the main salon.

Going forward is the forward cabin that with a V berth and additional storage.

Broker's Notes:

This 28' provides a lot features that are found on larger boats. The Helm wheel versus a tiller, The two cabin arrangement and spacious head. The cockpit is roomy and provides the space to sail the boat. The rigging is in good shape and the sail inventory is more than you will usually find on a boat this size. 

Add in the electronics: Chart-plotter, Radar, VHF and TV with antenna, makes this boat fun and safe to sail.