The boat was designed with especially the local market needs in mind, it can also be sailed offshore with the necessary extra equipment. Teamed up with designer Győző Simongáti we succeed in designing a true lake boat for Balaton in terms of comfort, performance and equipment outfit.
Compared to other modern designs it has similar accomodations layout, hull and deck design. The ability of customization is an added bonus of the design. Handling and performance caracterized by stability and safety.
The boat won the Yardstick II. class in 2003. Improvement is continuous according to experience gained in races. This model has been matured into a 40 boat productio run.
Stepping into the spacious cockpit one can find a well laid out area. Sitting is comfortable not only on the beches but also on the rail. Fockroller and lazyjack makes reefing effortless. The boat is easily manoeuvreable and keeps its course well and its speed when tacking.
Standing headroom is more than 190cm in the salon and 180cm in the fore cabin. The lenght of the triangular bunk in the focsle is 210cm that yields confortable sleeping. The seats in the salon can be converted into a 195cm long berth for two. There is a two burner stove, a sink with presurized water and a huge fridge.
Space in the after cabin is also above average with a 220cm long berth.
The Dolphin 28 is a cruiser that is well designed, well built and the workmanship is exceptional.
Full length: 8,75 m
Waterline length: 7,75 m
Beam: 2,95 m
Dive: 1,25 m / 1,50 m
Net weight: 2,9 t
Ballast: 1,05 t
Mainsail: 22,50 m2
Foresail: 14,00 m2
Genoa: 20,50 m2
Spinnaker: 58,00 m2
Saloon height: 1,90 m
Front cabin height: 1,75 m
Achter cabin height: 1,83 m