The Hunter Horizon 23 is a stable, spacious family cruiser with a good performance. This example has been well cared for and maintained and is presented in really excellent order. She also benefits from a replacement diesel engine and preventative epoxy treatment to her hull.
The accommodation offers up to three berths in one cabin with standing headroom. Large aft berth under cockpit (with the engine taking some of the space that was originally a double berth). Opening and fixed ports. Galley to starboard with two burner Origo spirit cooker. Stainless steel sink with pumped water. Ice box. Stowage under and above. Heads compartment to port with Jabsco sea toilet (2016) and sink with stowage under. In the saloon, two settee berths with stowage under and above. Cabin table. Folding chart table to port. Stowage area forward. Cabin forehatch. Full interior lighting.
Located abaft the companionway. 2005 Beta BZ482 13.5 hp diesel engine. Electric start. Seawater cooled. Shaft drive to fixed propeller. Single lever engine control. Maximum speed 4.5 knots. Cruising speed 4 knots. Professionally serviced. Propspeed treatment 2016.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries.
12 volt switch panel.
240 volt shorepower.
Fractional rigged sloop. Anodised mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (inspected 2014). Terylene running rigging. Mainsail with flattening reef and twin line reefing to two further points. Lazyjacks. Plastimo 406 headsail furling system. Lines led aft to cockpit. Sails serviced and valeted January 2016
Mainsail - very good (2011)
Furling genoa - very good (2009)
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and lifelines.
10 Kg Plastimo Kobra anchor with chain
Spray hood (2010)
Cockpit dodgers (2011)
Sail cover (2010)
Stainless steel boarding ladder
2 x Lewmar 6 single speed winches
2 x Winch handles
Various fenders and warps
Teak coachroof grab rails (2016)
Sunto demountable steering compass
Plastimo bulkhead compass
Icom M1 Euro handheld VHF radio
Garmin 72 handheld GPS
Simrad TP10 Tiller Pilot
Autohelm Tridata Log/speed/depth
Masthead wind indicator
Various local charts
Fire extinguishers x 2 (expiry date unknown)
Built in 1992 by Hunter Boats UK. White GRP hull and superstructure with blue styling stripes. Hull epoxied below the waterline from new and renewed in 2008 as a preventative measure. Twin cast iron bilge ballast keels. Moulded in non slip to decks and cockpit. Self draining anchor locker. Tiller steering with lifting transom hung rudder. Aft self draining cockpit with storage lockers.