'Raffles' is a good example of this popular family cruiser and is well equipped to explore the shallow estuaries and creeks of the East Coast. The accommodation is excellent for a boat of this size with a double aft berth, a separate heads compartment and good standing headroom. The has just been reduced for a quick sale.
Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office on (01621) 785600.
Please contact at +44 (0)1621 785600
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Hunter Boats Ltd
Designer: David Thomas
Keel: Twin Keel
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 22 ft 9 in
Beam: 8 ft 6 in
LWL: 18 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 1 in
Displacement: 1770 kgs
Ballast: 647 kgs
4 berths in 2 cabins with good headroom. Open plan saloon with forepeak storage area, wrap around settee berths and galley consisting of a Flavel Vanessa 2-burner gas cooker with grill, sink with manually pumped cold water supply and storage areas. Separate heads compartment with Jabsco marine toilet (new 2013) and wash basin. Double berth aft beneath cockpit sole. Grey striped upholstery.
Located in dedicated cockpit compartment
Suzuki 2.5hp 4-stroke outboard (new 2014) - no reverse gear
2 x 12 volt batteries (one new 2013)
Charged by 10w solar panel
Also spare 10w solar panel
Sails & Spars
Fractional rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom by Z-Spars. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Headsail furling system. Self tacking jib track in front of mast. 2 x Sheet winches. Halyard winch.
Mainsail - Hyde - 1990 - good
Furling self tacking jib with foam luff - Lonton & Gray - 2006 - very good
Furling Genoa - Hyde - 1990 - good
Scooper - Hyde - 1990 - good
Plough type 15lb anchor with 60m of chain and warp
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and aluminium stanchions
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Blue sprayhood and mainsail cover
7 x fenders
5 x warps
Airmar combined speed/log (not working) and echosounder
Navico 1600 autopilot
Clock and barometer
Masthead tricolour (LED)
2 x Fire extinguishers
Horseshoe lifebuoy with yacht's name
Henderson Chimp II manual bilge pump
Hunter Horizon 23 built in 1990 by Hunter Boats Ltd. to a David Thomas design. White GRP hull with rubber rubbing strake. White GRP decks with moulded-in non-slip surfaces. Cast iron twin bilge keels. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Self draining cockpit.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.