1980, Leisure 23SL, super example, much loved, original gelcoat, cruising chute, mainsail & sail cover with lazyjacks, furling genoa, instrument pod on coachroof with log, speed, depth, tillerpilot, cockpit cushions, sea toilet, inboard engine, great buy!
Built in 1980. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, twin bilge keels, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering , masthead Bermudan sloop rig and 5 berth internal layout in 2 cabins with around 5’10” maximum headroom.
Cobramold. Hull number 226.
LOA 22' 8" (6.9m)
Beam 7' 11" (2.39m)
LWL 20’ (6.09m)
Draft 2' 8" (0.81m)
Headroom 5' 10"
Displacement 4050 lbs
Mainsail (Quay 2001) with mainsail cover and lazyjacks. Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa (Quay 2001). Cruising chute with snuffer (Jeckells 2001). All lines led aft to cockpit. Alloy mast and boom, stainless steel standing rigging. Standing rigging renewed 2003.
Volvo Penta 7.5 hp inboard petrol saildrive. Raw water cooling system. Approx 8 gallon fuel tank with a consumption per hour of around 1/4 a gallon at a cruising speed of about 4 knots. 2 blade fixed propeller. Alternator charging to one 75 amp/hr 12 volt battery.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, dodgers, 3 piece cabin washboards, heavy canvas winter cover, cockpit tent (flysheet), boarding ladder, tiller, spinnaker pole, sheet winches and halyard winches, 15lb Bruce anchor with chain and warp, folding kedge anchor, mooring warps and 9 fenders.
Compass, Navico echo sounder, Navico log, Navico windspeed and direction, VHF radio, FM/AM radio, windvane at masthead, tiller pilot, clock and barometer, navigation lights, steaming light and anchor light.
Lifebuoy, lifejackets, fire extinguisher, manual bilge pump.
Solar panel. Eberspacher hot air heating system. Her galley has gas cooker with 2 burners and grill, water supply to the sink from around 12 gallon fixed water tank. Her semi-separate heads compartment has a marine toilet. Beige fabric upholstery (2003), curtains and carpets.
She has 5 berths in 2 cabins including 2 “V” berths in the forward cabin, her dinette table lowers to form a double berth with a single quarter berth to port.
"Dawn Mist 3" was purchased by her present owners when new. She has proved to be a lovely family boat and has sailed on the East Coast from the Deben to the Medway. She still has all the original manual, documents,VAT invoice and instruction books for her new owner. Her last survey for insurance was in 2005. She has been wintered ashore very year and has a lovely interior.