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Hunter Minstrel

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Boat REF# 47731
removed from sale
Length 7.01m (23'0")
Year 1987
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 3
Engine 1 x gasoline 4hp, Mercury (1998)
Lying Isle Of Wight


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Extra Details

Designer David Thomas
Builder Hunter Boats
Lying Isle Of Wight
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 22.7 ltr (5.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/06/2007


Engine 1 x gasoline 4hp
Engine make and model Mercury (1998)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive outboard
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots

No Batteries are fitted, and the engine is a 4 stroke Mercury outboard which fits onto the oouter bracket.


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Length 7.01m (23'0")
LWL 5.82m (19'1")
Beam 2.26m (7'5")
Draft Min 0.37m (1'2")
Draft Max 1.10m (3'7")
Displacement 1,043kg (2,300.0lbs)
Headroom 1.37m (4'6")
Storage In water


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Sloop rigged Wood spars (1987) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1998)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (1987)
Other sails Jib (unknown year)

Gaff Sloop rigged, with a Headsail and a Jib all in good condition.


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish

Well built yet simple construction with the added bonus of The Hunter name and standards.


Total # of berths 3
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Stove tick
Sink tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

Accomodation consists of a double berth forward and a quarter berth aft, suitable for children really.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 anchors
5.00m (16'5") of chain
5.00m (16'5") of rode
Just about to be anti-fouled and re launched.

Safety Equipment

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Safety harnesses tick
Swim ladder tick

Broker's Comments

Trailer Sailer or Creek crawler ? both suit this Hunter 23.
A classic 'Swallows & Amazons' for Adults boat best describes this Hunter 23.
Terrific value for money, easy to handle slight amount of tlc like many boats, but also the Bilge Keel enables you to rediscover those hidden coves.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Hunter Minstrel has been personally photographed and viewed by Frank Gelder of Boatshed IOW. 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.