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28 Express

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PROGRESSIVE ELEGANCE

A refined explorer. Wherever your desired destination, reach it in ultimate comfort and confidence with the Regal 28 Express. Along the journey, relax and enjoy the ride thanks to the thoughtful cockpit layout and expansive cabin space down below. Rich in amenities polished with elegance, the 28 Express is equipped for an excursion you’ve only dreamed about.

  Standard Metric

Length Overall

28′ 10″ 8.78 M

Beam

8′ 6″ 2.6 M

Draft-Drive Up-High Trim

22″ 0.56 M

Deadrise

18º 18º

Approximate Dry Weight

7585 Lbs 3440 Kg

Estimated Height On Trailer – Top of Windshield

10′ 7″ 3.2 M

Boat Height – Windshield To Keel

8′ 10″ 2.7 M

Bridge Clearance – PowerTower Up

9′ 8″ 2.9 M

Bridge Clearance – PowerTower Down

8′ 1″ 2.4 M

Bridge Clearance – No PowerTower

7′ 3″ 2.2 M

Cockpit Depth – Helm

29″ 0.7 M

Cockpit Storage

34 Cu. Ft 0.96 Cu. M

Maximum Capacity Persons

Yacht Certified CE 8

Maximum Capacity Persons & Gear

2100 Lbs 953 Kg

Fuel Capacity

73 Gal 276 L

Fresh Water Capacity

20 Gal 75 L

Waste Tank Capacity

18 Gal 68 L

 

 

SPECS

 

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

ONE-OF-A-KIND SALON

Regal’s uniquely shaped salon provides most-in-class space with an expansive seating layout and berth for overnight stays.

SOCIAL SEATING

Face forward or aft with a flip of the backrest.

FACE-TO-FACE SEATING

Comfortably seat five in the face-to-face seating and enjoy spending time with those that love being on the water as much as you do.

MULTI-POSITION SUNLOUNGE

Lay down the backrest, get comfortable, and soak in the rays on the large multi-position sunlounge.

SPACIOUS MID-CABIN

Featuring a comfortable double berth, the mid-cabin is an efficient and spacious use of space below deck.

SPACIOUS MID-CABIN

Featuring a comfortable double berth, the mid-cabin is an efficient and spacious use of space below deck.

 

 

OPTIONS

ENGINE & TECHNICAL OPTIONS

ENGINE OPTIONS

 

300 Horsepower
Merc 6.2 300 DTS Catalyst

Drive: Bravo 3

300 Horsepower
Volvo V8 300 EVC Catalyst

Drive: Duoprop

350 Horsepower
Volvo V8 350 DP Catalyst

Drive: Duoprop

300 Horsepower
Volvo V8 300 EVC Catalyst

Drive: Duoprop

380 Horsepower
Volvo V8 380 EVC Catalyst

Drive: Duoprop

 

 

GENERATOR OPTIONS

 

Gas 110 Volt Generator – 3.5 kW

 

TECHNICAL OPTIONS

 

Air Conditioning – with Reverse Heat

Keep cool on a hot summer day, or warm up on your crisp morning ride.

Bow Thruster

This transversal propulsion device tremendously increases maneuverability; docking becomes a breeze.

Gas Vapor Detector

The gas vapor detector lets you know when fumes are in the air.

 
 
Gray Water System

Grey Water System drains all grey water into holding tank.

Neutra Salt

Available with Volvo gas engines.

 
 
Remote Control Spotlight

Provides ample hot water for even the longest of trips and adventures.

Toilet Overboard Discharge

Overboard discharge enables you to empty the tank within minutes. (requires electric toilet)

Transom trim switch

The transom trim switch gives you the ability to easily raise and lower your drive while in water or on a trailer.

 

 

VOLVO ENGINE ADDITIONS OPTIONS

 

Volvo OceanX

Protected by a revolutionary titanium-ceramic coating and new sensor technology, this is the answer to the corrosive effects of salt water.

 

 

 

INTERIOR OPTIONS

 

APPLIANCE OPTIONS

 

Alcohol/Electric Stove

Not only can you enjoy the simplicity of our alcohol/electric stove, but this dual combination cooktop is also backed by electric cooking elements.

 

BEDDING OPTIONS

Belgian Linen

Lightweight, luxurious and soft to the touch. You will feel right at home when you experience the comfort of Belgian linen.

 

COUNTERTOPS OPTIONS

 

Boardwalk
Hazelnut
Moon Cyrstal

 

FLOORING – MAIN CABIN OPTIONS

Carpet

Stay cozy with soft, plush carpet.

Classic Walnut

Enjoy the warm, classy look of walnut wood.

 

PILLOW PACKAGE OPTIONS

 

Coral
Cozy Night
Indigo
Royal

 

SOFA FABRIC OPTIONS

 

Distinct Glacier Leather Touch
Herringbone

 

EXTERIOR OPTIONS

 

CANVAS OPTIONS

 

Cockpit Cover

The traditional snap on cockpit cover is perfect when you are keeping your boat in a boat house or floating slip.

Full Camper Enclosure
Travel/Storage Cover (Black)

The travel and storage cover protects your boat from the rub-rail up and can stay on while you are towing.

 
 
White PowerTower & Full Enclosure Upgrade

Add classic style to your PowerTower and don’t worry about unexpected weather with the full enclosure upgrade.

White PowerTower Top Upgrade

Upgrade your look with the white tower shade, which blends perfectly with the white PowerTower.

 

 

CANVAS COLOR OPTIONS

 

Black Canvas
Linen Tweed Canvas
 
Mediterranean Blue Canvas
Newport Blue Canvas

 

 

 

COCKPIT OPTIONS

 

Cockpit Refrigerator

The electric cockpit refrigerator provides for extra food and drink storage, as well as easy access.

Cockpit Table – Teak

Enjoy the beautiful grains and texture of this sturdy table during an afternoon meal.

 

 

 

COCKPIT FLOORING OPTIONS

 

Cockpit Carpet

When you’re looking for something easy on the feet and with more luxury, the package matched carpet is too good to pass up.

Cockpit Seagrass Mat

The optional Seagrass mat is durable, stain resistant and soft on the feet.

 

 

COCKPIT UPHOLSTERY OPTIONS

 

Pebble Beach

A combination of light tans for a warm and classic look.

Tuscan Horizon

Plush, two-toned blend of off-white and light tan.

 

 

DECK & HULL OPTIONS

 

Anchor Windlass & SS Anchor – All Chain
Anchor Windlass & SS Anchor – Chain & Rope
Fender Clips – 4

No more tying and untying knots. Attach boat fenders quickly and securely with these fender clips.

Foredeck Sunpad

It’s the perfect place to get some sun and enjoy the fresh air.

Underwater Lighting – Blue

For those looking to make a statement, the underwater lights will turn heads.

 

 

TOWER OPTIONS

 

PowerTower – Black

Folding your tower is as quick as a touch of a button.

PowerTower – White

Folding your tower is as quick as a touch of a button.

 

 

TRANSOM FLOORING OPTIONS

 

Flexiteek for Swim Platform

A favorite with boaters, this addition creates a classic look.

SeaDek Swim Platform

SeaDek keeps your transom protected and gives a soft cushion for your feet. Easily cleans to look like new.

 

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT & NAVIGATION OPTIONS

 

ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS

Stereo High Performance Package

Nothing is more crisp to the ears than 780 watts of raw sound with a 400 watt kicker.

 
 
Stereo Satellite Tuner with Antenna

The satellite radio gives you the ability to find the station that is just right for you.

TV – Flatscreen with DVD player

Enjoy all the luxuries of home, while on the water.

 

NAVIGATION OPTIONS

 

Garmin 100 VHF Radio

The Garmin VHF 100 marine receiver features intuitive design and provides radio communication to enhance convenience and safety to mariners worldwide.

Garmin 742

Experience an advanced navigation solution with this compact 7-inch GPSMAP 742.

Garmin 742xs + B60 Transducer

Experience an advanced navigation solution with this compact 7-inch GPSMAP 742xs touchscreen combo.

 

 

 

 

FEATURES

 

ENGINE & TECHNICAL FEATURES

 

TECHNICAL & SYSTEMS FEATURES

 

Automatic Bilge Pump

The automatic bilge pump takes action before you even realize what is wrong.

Automatic Fire Suppression System

An automatic fire extinguisher is sure to give any boater peace of mind.

Battery Charger

The standard battery charger will keep your starting and house battery fully charged when you have the shore power plugged in.

Dockside Power

A 30 amp shore power connection and 50 foot cord are standard on a Regal.

Dual Battery Switch

Regal features a smart battery management system. Using one battery for starting and the other for all your electronics. Of course they are both equally charged via a VSR and can be combined for emergency situations.

Integrated Self Bailing Drainage System

Keep a clean bilge with all your wash down and rain water draining directly overboard.

NMMA, ABYC, USCG & CE Certified

Regal makes sure that it meets the highest standards of safety in the industry.

 
 
Power Assisted Steering

Nothing like fingertip control created by the power steering.

Pressurized Water System

A pressurized water system is standard, complete with sinks, water pump, tank, and a filter.

Trim Tabs

The standard trim tabs give you complete control over your boat even in the roughest of seas.

Water Heater

Hot water is a must for your weekend outing and it comes standard on a Regal.

Weather Resistant Deutsch Connectors

On a Regal you’ll find Deutsch connectors for superior protection and durability.

 

 

 

INTERIOR FEATURES

 

AFT STATEROOM FEATURES

 

Spacious Mid-Cabin

Featuring a comfortable double berth, the mid-cabin is an efficient and spacious use of space below deck.

 

CABIN FEATURES

 

Carbon Monoxide Detector

Safety is standard on a Regal. Case in point: the cabin carbon monoxide detector.

Fusion UD650 Marine Stereo

The Fusion radio has full integration for your smart phone, which can be enclosed in a waterproof uni-dock or connected via Bluetooth and has AM/FM/ radio capabilities.

Fusion Marine Sound – 2 cabin speakers

Two 200 watt Fusion speakers make the cabin sound like a home theater.

Hanging Rack

The 28 Express allows you to bring many things, but with plenty of hanging space to keep clothes wrinkle free, an iron won’t be on the list.

Hull Side Picture Windows

Just because you go below decks doesn’t mean you should leave the view behind. The 28 Express is the only boat in its class that features hull side windows.

LeatherCrest Cabin Upholstery

LeatherCrest provides the warm look and feel of leather but is easier to maintain.

 

 

GALLEY FEATURES

 

Electric Burner Cook Top

The features a single burner stove perfect for the master chef in the family.

Stainless Refrigerator

The 4.2 Cubic Feet refrigerator is big enough for all your food on a very long weekend.

Microwave

Regal galleys feature all the amenities you would come to expect, including a full-size microwave oven.

 
 
Hand Crafted Cabinetry

The walnut cabinetry looks stunning as you enter the cabin. Even more stunning is the finish both inside and out of cabinets and drawers.

 

HEAD FEATURES

 

6′ Head Room

The 28 Express features the largest head in it’s class, including 6-foot standing headroom.

 
 
Electric Head

You can always expect the latest technology from Regal. Case in point: a standard silent flush electric head instead of vacuflush.

 
 
Separate Shower Head

Many cruisers feature a sink spigot that converts to a shower head, on this boat a separate shower head and sink faucet are standard.

 
 
Separate Shower Head

Many cruisers feature a sink spigot that converts to a shower head, on this boat a separate shower head and sink faucet are standard.

Toilet Paper Holder

Regals feature designated storage for all of your amenities.

 

EXTERIOR FEATURES

Cockpit Features

 

Courtesy Blue LED Lights

With the standard blue LED cockpit lights, your boat is sure to make a statement at the dock.

Face-To-Face Cockpit Seating

Versatility. Use your cockpit for face-to-face seating for four or lounging and sunbathing for two.

Foredeck Steps

The foredeck steps are very wide and integrated into the door. Upgraded with Harken bearings, the steps can easily handle the added stress.

Refreshment Center

For those looking to entertain, the standard refreshment center with sink, cup holders, and cooler is the perfect fit.

Removable Cooler

The 28 Express features a removable 25 quart Igloo cooler that will handle even the thirstiest of crews.

Fiberglass Cockpit Liner

Lighter and stronger than wood, this liner ensures that all water will flow to the appropriate drain and not be absorbed.

Fusion Marine Sound – 6 Cockpit Speakers

Enjoy the best sound with six Fusion cockpit speakers.

Fusion Stereo Bluetooth

Get the best sound out of the best equipment… wirelessly.

MarineTred Non-Skid

Diamond MarineTred is incorporated into the mold for a superior finish. It’s less abrasive and easier to clean.

 
 
Stainless Drink Holders

Regal’s stainless drink holders will last longer than the competitors’ plastic ones.

Stainless Hand Rails

Regals feature stainless hand rails, not plastic.

Transom Shower

The transom shower will help keep the salt out of the cockpit and can give the body a good rinse.

Trash Receptacle

Regals come standard with a trash receptacle which has dedicated storage.

UltraLounge

The UltraLounge gives the 28 Express transom all the versatility of a bowrider with the functionality of a cruiser.

Upholstery Packages

Choose between Gulf Coast White or Tuscan Horizon two tone.

 

 

HELM FEATURES

 

 

12 Volt Accessory Plug

Regal engineers think of everything. They even included a 12v plug for your spotlight.

Digital Depth Sounder

The digital depth sounder with shallow water alarm will help you keep your boat in a safe depth.

Anti-Glare Dash

Regal Express cruisers feature dashes with an anti-glare finish at the helm to give you a clear eye on the horizon at all times.

Compass

A standard compass will help keep you on course at all times.

Double Wide Helm Seat

A captain is not worth his salt without his mate by his side.

Faria Gauges

The fog-free Faria gauges not only give you the information you need but also turn the dash into a piece of art.

Hand-Wrapped Steering Wheel

Regal’s feature a premium hand wrapped steering wheel, an option on many competitors.

Fusion NRX200i Marine Stereo Remote

When you’re ready to take control of your tunes, the Fusion remote gives you complete access to all of your music.

Stainless Binnacle Control with Safety Lanyard

Comfort and safety go hand in hand when at the helm.

Trim Tab Controls

The standard trim tabs give you complete control over your boat even in the roughest of seas.

 

 

HULL & DECK FEATURES

 

Anchor Bay

The first mate will enjoy the flat foredeck when working the anchor or bow lines.

Bow Rail

The one piece bow rail is made out of 316-grade stainless steel.

Composite Stringers

Featuring all composite stringers to make the boat stronger and lighter.

Deck Hatch with Privacy Screen

Let the cool weather in but keep the bugs out with the deck hatch and screen.

Deck Vents

Along with the large picture windows in the salon, two overhead deck vents will make this the brightest express in it’s class. When weather permits, open the deck vents and allow the breeze to flow through.

Dockside Water Inlet

Keep your water tank full, you never know what the day has in store.

Electric Forward Opening Engine Hatch

Aside from superior engine room access, the forward opening engine hatch keeps routine service and maintenance out of the cockpit.

Extended Swim Platform

The extended swim platform is low to the water making water sports activities easier.

 
Fast Vent Fuel Fitting

Regal uses stainless where others use plastic.

Fender and Dock Line Storage

When your ready to start your cruise, dedicated storage for all your fenders and dock lines will make it easy on the first mate.

 

In-Mold Gelcoat Boot Stripe

This superior gel finish will last longer than taped-on vinyl graphics.

 

Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty

Regal was the first manufacturer to offer a Lifetime Hull Warranty.

Low-To-The-Water Swim Platform

The low-to-the-water swim platform makes enjoying activities in the water easier.

 

MarineTred Non-Skid

Diamond MarineTred is incorporated into the mold for a superior finish. It’s less abrasive and easier to clean.

Navigation Lights

When it comes to boating at night, Regal has you covered with navigation lights standard.

Limited Lifetime Hull Warranty

Regal was the first manufacturer to offer a Lifetime Hull Warranty.

 

One Piece Bow Rail

The one piece and 316 grade stainless steel bow rail just reminds you why to buy the superior quality and finish of a Regal.

PowerTower
Stainless Cleats

Regal features six 8″ stainless steel cleats which won’t rust or break over time.

Stainless Deck Hardware

Regals feature upgraded 316 grade stainless hardware.

Stainless Rub Rail

Regal’s stainless rub rail not only looks good, but also offers added protection.

Stainless Steel Bow Scuff Plate with Lifting Eye

The stainless bow scuff plate protects the gelcoat from trailer chocks and provides for a lifting eye.

Stainless Transom Ladder with Fiberglass Cover

The 3-rung swim platform ladder is recessed beneath a fiberglass hatch, keeping it safely tucked away when not in use.

 
Swim Platform Cleats

When ready to tie up in the slip, two 8″ swim platform cleats pop-up and will keep your lines free from crossing your swim platform.

 
Vinyl Ester Barrier Coating

The additional layer of resin coating provides superior protection against hull blistering.

 

WINDSHIELD & CANVAS FEATURES

 

Bimini Top

The Bimini top features Sunbrella canvas and stainless bows and will shade the entire cockpit on a warm day.

 
Stainless Steel Windshield Header

An anodized aluminum windshield header may be the industry norm, but Regal owners much prefer the standard stainless.

 
Tinted, Tempered and Curved Windshield

When you buy a Regal, you know you are buying an un-compromised product. Regals feature a stylish one-piece windshield.

 
Windshield Wiper

No need to fear the rain with a standard windshield wiper.

 

 

 

DOWNLOADS

REVIEWS

28 Express – BoatTest.com Review

28 Express – Boat Test – Vi Båtägare Magazine (Swedish)

28 Express – VAL-Navtika Magazine (Slovenian)

Regal Factory Showroom – VAL Navtika Magazine (Slovenian)

28 Express – Cover and Boat Test – Boating Magazine

 

RESOURCES

2016 Regal Boats Brochure

28 Express Owner’s Manual

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