This magnificent 8.6‑m/28.5‑ft keelboat is equipped with a furling genoa, a bimini top, a diesel engine, three berths, a bathroom, and a complete kitchen, including a refrigerator. In short, it has all the systems found on a cruising sailboat. The Zephyr 28 MK II offers the seafarer in training the necessary knowledge required to rent a cruising sailboat or to take charge of his or her own boat.

In Greek mythology, Zephyr is the personification of the west wind or north-west wind.