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Nelson 23

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Boat REF# 167331
removed from sale
Length 7.00m (23'0")
Year 1964
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 2
Engine 1 x diesel 30hp, Lister Petter PH2WM (1964)
Lying Chichester


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Extra Details

Designer Thornycroft
Builder Keith Nelson
Lying Chichester
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 60.0 ltr (13.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 55.0 ltr (12.1 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 55.0 ltr (12.1 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 30hp
Engine make and model Lister Petter PH2WM (1964)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots


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Length 7.00m (23'0")
LWL 6.50m (21'4")
Beam 2.40m (7'10")
Draft Min 0.75m (2'6")
Draft Max 0.75m (2'6")
Displacement 2,500kg (5,512.5lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Pressurised water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Barometer tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Davits tick
Instrument Covers tick

1 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

This Nelson 23 is listed on the original Thames Vintage Boat Register and when you step on board there is that feeling of stepping back in time.
She is fully functional and is equipped with a good reliable engine and is ideal for coastal cruising.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Nelson 23 has been personally photographed and viewed by Richard Martin of Boatshed Chichester. 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.