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Leisure 23SL

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Boat REF# 107570
This boat has been sold
Length 6.90m (22'8")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 13.5hp, Beta 2-Cylinder (2001)
Lying FYH


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Extra Details

Designer Frank Prior
Builder Cobra Mould
Lying FYH
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Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 27.0 ltr (5.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 13.5hp
Engine make and model Beta 2-Cylinder (2001)
Engine Hours engine1:   658
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2-Blade Folding.
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 5.5 knots

Engine and Sail Drive new in 2001.
Batteries 75Amp hr - new in 2008.
Bracket for an outboard.


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Length 6.90m (22'8")
LWL 6.10m (20'0")
Beam 2.40m (7'10")
Draft Min 0.81m (2'8")
Draft Max 0.81m (2'8")
Displacement 1,850kg (4,079.3lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1980) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1990)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Kemp - Slab (2004)
Headsail - Furling (2004)
Other sails Crusing Chute (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

We are advised that the Kemp Main and Genoa are in very good condition. The Cruising Chute is in as new condition.

Note:The boom is roller reefing, but the Main sail also has reef points to allow slab reefing.

Spinnaker Pole.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick

Crockery Included

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Plastimo Compass.
Speed/Log - Nasa Stingray.
Depth - Nasa Target.
Autopilot Raymarine Tiller Pilot (2006).

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR, Kedge)
5.00m (16'5") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of rode
GRP (with oars & trolley) dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

4 x Fire Extinguishers.
Fire Blanket.
Anchor Ball & Steaming Cone.

Broker's Comments

This boat is an excellent example of the popular Leisure 23SL it has been well maintained and looks great. The sails are excellent, the engine and sail drive were replaced in 2001 - this boat needs little if any work. If you a looking for a good family cruiser ready for the new season this boat is one to view.
The inventory for this boat is very extensive full details on request.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Leisure 23SL has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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.