on “Laissey Faire” Hunter Liberty 23 1985. HIN 71
Blue hull and off white decks. 21 feet 8 inches x 7 feet 4 inches
owner purchased after boat was exhibited at 1985 London Boat Show. Epoxy
painted from new. Original invoice.
Bills of Sale. They never slept
on board – day sailed.
Owner purchased in 2011. Relined cabin head/side linings and berth covers,
paint, varnish, Formica work top (2013).
They never slept on board – day sailed.
bought her April 2014.
6hp 4 stroke outboard (2012) with toolkit. Fitted Sail prop, original prop,
lock. Cover. Anodes fitted 2 on skeg. Spare anodes. Remote tank 12 litre
plastic. 5 litre spare plastic fuel container.
have serviced engine each year with new oils and new impeller fitted 2017.
4 coats applied after soda blast to remove old anti-fouling (April 2015).
Hankook12v 80 amp maintenance free battery 2018.
watt Solar Panel with controller (2015)
boot top line and black cabin stripe replaced.
Brittany anchor (2014), chain, warp. 2 Kedge
anchors, chain, and warp on one.
fender and several fenders. Various
Tan Mainsail (3 new battens 2019), sail bag. 2 x Slab reefing lines led to
Tan Mizzen (3 new battens 2019), sail bag. Slab reefing. Both sails valeted
on main & mizzen with gooseneck covers.
staysail with colour coded sheets. Carbon fibre Pole to fly from bow, clips to
sheets and halliards led aft through jammers to cockpit.
Sheet blocks, Main & Mizzen (2019)
jacks on main and mizzen.
halliards, sheets, topping lifts (main boom), lazy jacks – all replaced new
canvas bag for stowing sheets (clips to cabin bulkhead (P) side.
& Booms removed, cleaned and coated two coats Owaltrol (2014).
boom goosenecks bushed with Delrin and new clamp bolts in place of pins (2020).
Stainless steel main mast securing bolt, rubber seals, washers and nut (2015).
mast pivot pins replaced with stainless steel bolts with nuts (2018).
ST halliard winch at cockpit (serviced 2014).
Barlow ST keel winch.
10″ Floating Winch Handle (for centreplate and halliard winches).
wires PVC covered each side – also used to tie down winter covers.
echo-sounder and log, fitted with in hull e/s transducer and through hull
Mini Contest bulkhead compass.
Echopilot 50s GPS (bought April 2015 new). Fits on wood bulkhead bracket.
Horizon HX870E VHF/DSC with GPS (Floats) (2015).
Tillerpliot 1000+. Raymarine Fluxgate
Compass & Display unit.
hand bearing compass. Wind
Ventimeter. Brass fog horn (mouth
electric clock & barometer on wood board fixed in saloon.
LED interior portable light (4 x AA batteries). LED anchor light (batteries
alloy Boathook. Portable bilge pump. Alloy
& plastic Boarding ladder.
telescopic cleaning brush (2018). Wood handled brush. Cabin brush & pan.
Horseshoe Lifebuoys. One holder on
pushpit. Safety Throwing Line.
Gas 2 burner cooker with bottle, kettle
clamps. Kettle. Various crockery.
blanket. Fire extinguisher. Bucket and plastic bowl. Plastic bowl in heads.
Atkey RM69 Sea Toilet with Blake’s bronze sea cocks. (Sea cocks serviced each
blue 2 piece winter cover (2016). Clear plastic window for Solar panel. Both
sections zip together. Aft section can be used as cockpit canopy when afloat.
good quality carpet in main cabin (2018).
Step box with lid and waterproof mat. Aids easier stepping into cabin (2018).
nylon bush fitted to rudder blade (2018). Rudder blade adapted to lift clear of
Burgee. Red Ensign on wood staff fit in
chrome socket on tiller.
Portus mushroom vent in heads (March 2015)
padded cockpit seat (better view when motoring).
tiller cover prevents sun fade.
back rests fit on guard wires.
smoked acrylic hatch boards (2017). Old wood ones as spare.
for main hatch and cockpit hatch. Spare set keys.
23 followed the Liberty 22 with taller rig and heavier ballast keels.
easy yacht to sail and with her low draft with keel raised one can explore
almost anywhere. She will sit upright on
firm ground on her two shallow ballast keels and lifting rudder.
Faire” has been well maintained and her current owner has updated much of her
inventory over the past 6 years.
have fitted a remote fluxgate compass forward, linked to the autopilot (its
fluxgate is disconnected) so the Tillerpilot 1000+ works well with no
interference from the engine.
upgraded the main anchor with a heavier one – two spares are included.
toilet with Blake bronze seacocks works well. The two burner Camping Gas cooker
has an integral bottle . There is a plastic washing up bowl and various
crockery & cutlery. There is plastic water container with tap for fresh
interior linings and seat cushions were renewed just before I bought her.
I am preparing yacht for this season so she will be ready to sail. Launching or loading on to transport is paid for.
Currently ashore at Brightlingsea, Essex. Viewing by appointment with me. Original Invoice showing VAT paid , 2 previous Bills of Sale and New Bill of Sale will be supplied to buyer.
“Laissez Faire” was lightly used by the two previous owners. I have cruised up and down the East Coast. Active Owners Association.
Current Price: £5500.00
This Hunter Liberty 23 boat is located in Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 *** and is being sold on eBay by bmwmike03.