Built in 1980. GRP construction with blue topsides (professionally re-sprayed Awlgrip in 2011) and white superstructure, twin bilge keels, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering , masthead Bermudan sloop rig and 5 berth internal layout in 2 cabins with around 5â10â maximum headroom.
Cobramold. Hull number 254.
LOA 22' 8" (6.91m)
Beam 7' 11" (2.39m)
LWL 20â (6.09m)
Draft 2' 8" (0.81m)
Headroom 5' 10"
Displacement 4050 lbs 1837kg
Leisure 23SL - super example with diesel inboard, re-sprayed in 2011, good sails, lovely interior with 5 berths, great family boat!
Yanmar 1GM10 approx 9hp single cylinder inboard diesel engine (approx 2001). Raw water cooling, approx 7 gallon fuel tank. Shaft drive to fixed 2 blade propeller, cruising speed under engine is around 4-5 knots.
1 x 75 Amp/hr 12v battery & 1 x 45 Amp/hr 12v battery. 240v shore power and battery charger.
Hand helm Autohelm compass, NASA Clipper Duet echo sounder and log, NASA wind speed and direction, DSC VHF radio, FM/AM radio, windvane at masthead, Autohelm tillerpilot, GPS, clock and barometer, LED navigation lights including tri-colour light. Anchor light.
Lifebuoy, 3 life-jackets, 2 safety harnesses, fire extinguisher, gas detector, manual bilge pump.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, dodgers, winter cover, cockpit cushions, boarding ladder, tiller, 2 sheet winches and 2 halyard winches, 17lb Bruce anchor with chain and warp, 15lb Sowester kedge anchor, 2 boathooks, mooring warps and 5 fenders.
Single line slab reefing mainsail (Mussett, 2001) with mainsail cover (2006). Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa (Mussett 1996). All lines led aft to cockpit. Black alloy mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2006, Sailspar).
Her galley has a gas cooker with 2 burners & grill, various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, pressurised water supply from 20 gallon flexible tank. Jabsco marine toilet. Fawn velour upholstery with curtains and carpets.
She has 5 berths in 2 cabins including 2 âVâ berths in the forward cabin, her dinette table lowers to form a double berth with a single quarter berth to port.
"Funadama" was purchased by her present owner in 1997, her second owner from new! She has been stored ashore every winter and sailed from her mooring during Summer months at West Mersea, used for coastal cruising. Most kit has been renewed over the years including sails, rigging, rudder, windows, cushions and instruments, she was surveyed in 1996 and 2007 and was epoxy coated in 2008 as a preventative measure.