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Hunter Horizon 23

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Boat REF# 175307
removed from sale
Length 6.90m (22'8")
Year 1992
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x gasoline 6hp, Tohatsu (2009)
Lying kent


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Extra Details

Designer David Thomas
Builder Hunter boats
Lying kent
Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 45.5 ltr (10.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x gasoline 6hp
Engine make and model Tohatsu (2009)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive outboard
Prop(s) 3 Bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Tohatsu outboard 6HP saildrive (with battery charger)-new 2009-with remote control-serviced annually, petrol tank-new 2009, 2 x Leisure batteries charged by engine-new 2009 and 2011, Fitted shore power circuit, Battery charger-2010, Main removable solar panel to charge main batteries-2010, subsidiary Solar panel to charge batteries-2008.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 6.90m (22'8")
LWL 5.60m (18'4")
Beam 2.60m (8'6")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Displacement 1,245kg (2,745.2lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2002)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (2005) 3 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (2006)
Other sails Cruising Chute (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Fractional rig, Aluminium spars with stainless steel rigging- renewed 2002, slab reefing mainsail-2005- refurbished 2011, Self tacking roller reefing headsail- new 2006 refurbished 2011 including UV strip, Scooper/Cruising chute-original, little used, Spinnaker- original, little used, All lines lead to cockpit.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish

This Hunter Horizon 23 is compact family cruiser, with a very good sailing ability, and particularly easy handling. She has a fractional rig with self-tacking jib. Both twin keel and fin keel versions were built - Hunters calliing the twin keel versions 'twin fin' rather than 'bilge keel' to emphasise their performance.Tthe Hunter Horizon 23 (later renamed the Hunter Horizon 232 - (no real difference to the former), was a development of the Hunter Duette, itself a design influenced by the highly esteemed Sonata 'quarter tonner' club racer from 1975. A great boat to handle and a superb performer. Over 200 were built from 1989 to 1998, most being twin keeled. This one has been Owned by the current owner for the last 8 years, hull number 121.She looks to be a very clean and fine example and has been wintered ashore. , This yacht is ready for her next owner now.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick
Fresh water wash tick

The Horizon 23 provides excellent accommodation below decks, given her size. A generous aft-cabin and two single berths mean that a small family will be able to get a lot of fun and also relax in comfort after a day sailing. Her galley has a gas cooker with 2 burners and grill, water supply to the sink from a 10 gallon water tank. Separate heads compartment has a marine toilet. Grey upholstery with curtains and a wooden floor. She has a possible 6 berths including 2 V berths in the forepeak, 2 single settee berths in the saloon (each 7 feet long) and a double berth in her separate aft quarter cabin (6' 8" by 4' 6" - at the wider end).

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
AIS Receiver tick
Depth sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Cobra VHF radio – 2013
NASA Echo Sounder
NASA Log/Speed
Windspeed – At Masthead
Compass – Main & Handheld
Raymarine ST1000 Autohelm - 2009
GPS – Bluetooth 2008

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Fenders tick
Swim Ladder tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bimini tick

2 sheet winches
2 anchors
30.00m (98'5") of chain
windvane self-steering system
5 Fenders, Radar reflector, 2 Winches, Assorted warps , Self tacking jib, Jackstays, COR anchor with chain and 30m Plainted line, Kedge Grapnel anchor with chain and line, Boarding ladder, Spray hood-new 2003-refurbished 2013, Dodgers-new 2004, Mainsail cover-new 2005.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

2 Fire extinguisers- new 2013, 1 Fire Blanket-2007
Electric bilge pump-2010, Portable hand bilge pump-2010

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This Hunter Horizon 23 Sailing boat is a great boat for the sailing enthusiast who wants a modern looking vessel, that is easy to handle and is comfortable enough for going on holidays. She is so well designed and looks really beautiful and tidy. Excellent nav gear and a good sails wardrobe.. Amazing interior design, great for shoal waters and economical to maintain and moor. The engine was replaced in 2009 and the owner (of for 8 Years) has wintered her ashore. This boat is a credit to her current owner and ready for her next one.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Hunter Horizon 23 has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Kent. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.