The 28 was originally available with either an
inboard Atomic 4 or, for the budget minded, an outboard could
be mounted in the well in the lazarette. The intent was to keep
costs down but still to keep the outboard out of sight in a separate
compartment. The lazarette is sealed from the interior of the
When underway the motor can be removed to reduce drag
and a plug (pictured below) inserted into the opening to stop
water splashing in and to fair the bottom of the stern.
Even with the motor left in place the clean look of
the stern is preserved.
still to come... the inboard version
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