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Relcraft 23 Saphire

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Boat REF# 145072
removed from sale
Length 7.10m (23'4")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x gasoline 120hp, Mercruiser (1980)
Lying Bath


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Extra Details

Designer Reliance Marine
Builder Reliance Marine
Lying Bath
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 136.0 ltr (29.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 60.0 ltr (13.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x gasoline 120hp
Engine make and model Mercruiser (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive out
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.0 ltr (0.9 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 14 knots

New outdrive leg in 2009
Gearbox rebuild 2009

Alternator regulator
300 watt invertor


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.10m (23'4")
Beam 2.89m (9'6")
Draft Min 0.76m (2'6")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 2,500kg (5,512.5lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Webasto Airtop 2000 Cabin Heating


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

1 anchors
65.00m (213'3") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode
Summer and winter canopies

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

BSC to July 2013
River licence to March 2013

Broker's Comments

Very well presented Relcraft 23 Saphire which carries its years extremely well. Regularly serviced by the present owner and in a ready to be used for the season state. These craft are competent for estuarial use as well as inland cruising.
Presently on an inland marina berth which, subject to acceptance by the operators, is available at a 5% premium on the purchase price.

These boat details are subject to contract.

This Relcraft 23 Saphire has been personally photographed and viewed by John of Boatshed Bristol. 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.