28 Express

Progressive Elegance

The trailer friendly 8’ 6” beam gives you the freedom to explore. The 28 Express’ largest in class head compartment, queen size mid cabin and most cockpit seating just help you explore more comfortably.

Color Options

Hull Colors

Boot Stripe Colors


UltraLounge | 28 ex

The UltraLounge creates the most versatile transom in its class.

Queen Sized Berth | 28 ex
Queen Sized Berth

A full queen sized berth is something you have come to expect, but only from Regal.

Hull Side Picture Windows | 28 Ex
Hull Side Picture Windows

You might forget that you are in the salon with the amount of light you get from the hull side picture windows.

Largest-In-Class Head | 28 EX Advantage
Largest-In-Class Head

The largest-in-class head features 6-foot head room, black cherry cabinetry, a dedicated shower, and solid surface counter tops.

PowerTower | 28 Express

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

Fusion UD650 Marine Stereo| in cabin
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.


28' 10" 8.78 M


8' 6" 2.5 M


73 276

Gallon Tank

Liter Tank


Max Capacity

Length Overall 28' 10" 8.78 M
Beam 8' 6" 2.5 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


Engine & Technical Options

Engine Options

Generator Options

Technical Options

Volvo Engine Additions Options

Interior Options

Appliance Options

Bedding Options

Countertops Options

Flooring - Main Cabin Options

Pillow Package Options

Sofa fabric Options

Exterior Options

Canvas Options

Canvas Color Options

Cockpit Options

Cockpit Flooring Options

Cockpit Upholstery Options

Deck & Hull Options

Tower Options

Transom Flooring Options

Entertainment & Navigation Options

Entertainment Options

Navigation Options


Engine & Technical Features

Technical & Systems Features

Interior Features

Aft Stateroom Features

Cabin Features

Galley Features

Head Features

Exterior Features

Cockpit Features

Helm Features

Hull & Deck Features

Windshield & Canvas Features



  • 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


  • 2016 Regal Boats Brochure
  • 28 Express Owner's Manual



Website ComparisonsRegal 28 ExpressSea Ray 280Chaparral 270Four Winns 285 VMonterey 280
LOA28' 10"28' 8"27'28' 4"29'
Beam8' 6"8' 10"8' 6"8'6"9' 2"
Weight7585 lbs8211 lbs6900 lbs7360 lbs8200 lbs
Fuel73 gal84 gal80 gal85 gal90 gal
CapacityYacht CertifiedYacht CertifiedYacht CertifiedYacht CertifiedYacht Certified
Queen sized aft berthYesNoNoNoNo
Opening Deck Lights31111
Hand-Stitched Dash ShroudYesNoNoYesNo
Steering Wheel
Solid Chrome with stitched vinyl wrap.
Aluminum Backplated Gauge & Ignition Panels
Aluminum won't warp or crack over time like plastic.
Double-Wide Helm SeatYesYesYesYesYes
4-position UltraLoungeYesNoNoNoNo
Fusion 700 Stereo Head Unit
Internal iPod docking station with full iPod control, highest water proof rating of any marine stereo at IPx5, 2.7" Full Color LCD display, VHF receiver, Class D 70 Watts X 4 providing high output efficiency with low battery draw.
Fusion Speakers
The only marine speakers with titanium dome tweeter, IP65 waterproof and dust standard compliant with a fully sealed crossover, offering the best sound you can get on the water.
6 Standard Speakers
4 Standard Speakers
4 Standard Speakers
4 Standard Speakers
4 Standard Speakers
Tower electrically folds to reduce trailering height, bridge and dry stack clearance.
Swim Platform Low to the Water
Swim platform at waterline enhance watersport activities, allow for easier boarding and more social when rafting up.
Full Beam Extended Swim Platform
Swim platforms that stretch the full beam increase safety when boarding at the dock.
In-Mold Gelcoat Boot Stripe & Deck StripeYesNoNoNoNo
Stainless Windshield HeaderYesNoNoNoNo
One Piece Stainless Windshield StanchionsYesNoYesNoNo
Curved Windshield Glass
Curved windshield glass provides better visibility for safer operation.
Gas Assist Storage Lockers
Hands free access to storage lockers for greater convenience and access.
Only boats with an 8' 6" wide beam are trailerable in most states.
Nida-Core Deck
The deck is cored with the ultra light and strong composit honeycomb material. Lighter, stronger & more expensive than wood.
Oversized hull windowsYesNoNoNoNo