1982, Leisure 23SL with twin keel, Volvo 2001 9hp diesel professionally maintained, Saildrive, Crusader mainsail and genoa purchased 2008 but still in very good order, new sail cover and dodgers, roomy 5 berth cabin, headroom, sea toilet.
Built in 1982. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, blue stripe, twin keels, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, cream decks, Bermudan sloop rig, 5 berth internal layout in 2 cabins with about 5’9” headroom in main cabin.
Brinecraft Marine. Sail No 280.
LOA 22' 8" (6.9m)
Beam 8’0” (2.4m)
LWL 20’0” (6.1m)
Draft 3’0” (0.9m)
Slab reefing mainsail (Crusader 2008), mainsail cover new in 2016. Genoa roller reefing with furling genoa (Crusader 2008), spare set of sails, alloy mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging replaced around 12 years ago.
Volvo Penta 2001 9hp single cylinder inboard diesel with saildrive. Professionally maintained by French Marine of Brightlingsea. Serviced annually. Approx 9 gallon stainless steel fuel tank in transom locker. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries. 2 blade propeller. Saildrive seal replaced around 2004. Solar Panel for trickle charging batteries. 240v shore power with RCD and 2 internal 13 Amp sockets.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, blue sprayhood, blue spray dodgers with name (2016), cockpit tent, stainless steel "A" Frame with support and tackle for raising and lowering mast, tiller with tiller extension, 2 whisker poles, 2 sheet winches, 2 halyard winches, 2 anchors, chain and warp, spare washboard, boat hook, various boat spares, mooring warps, fenders.
Compass, Clipper echo sounder, TackTick wind instrument, VHF aerial, Autohelm ST1000 tiller-pilot, Garmin GPS, radar reflector, clock and barometer, navigation light, steaming light, emergency navigation lights.
Horseshoe lifebuoy, fire extinguisher, fire blanket, manual bilge pump.
Her galley has a gas cooker with single burner, hand pumped water supply to stainless steel sink, various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery. Sea toilet in forepeak. Grey fabric upholstery. Internal clock and barometer.
5 berths in 2 cabins including 2 vee berths in the forward cabin with in-fill cushions. Her table lowers to form a double berth in the saloon and there is a single quarter berth to port..
Galvanized yard trolley available by separate negotiation.
Purchased by her current owner in 2006 and professionally surveyed at the time, "Bobbin" has proved to be a sound reliable family sailing boat with good accommodation. Her engine is excellent and pushes the boat along at around 5 knots, her sails are very good and the lines are led aft to the cockpit. A good clean and tidy example, ashore at present for ease of viewing.
The Yacht Harbour
Maldon, Essex, Essex CM9 8SE