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Leisure 23SL Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Leisure
  • Location: Gillingham Marina, Kent
  • Year: 1986
  • LOA: 23'0" (7.01m)
  • Beam: 0' 0'' (0.00m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 1.14
  • Keel: Bilge Keel
  • ID no.: 38460
  • Cabins: 2
  • Aircon: NO
  • Heating: No
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 45 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta MD2001
  • Horsepower: 9hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 38 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5 Knots
  • Top Speed: 6 Knots

Broker Remarks

1986 Leisure 23SL
The Leisure 23SL was designed for serious cruising, with ample deck space, large, deep cockpit, and surprisingly roomy accommodation. The Leisure 23SL has bilge keels and has the capacity to sleep 5. A July 2022 survey report is also available on request.


The Leisure 23 offers 5 berths are provided in the saloon and forward cabin. A double berth in the forward cabin. The saloon table drops to convert to a double berth, with a single quarter berth to port. The forepeak also provides the space for the heads with Jabsco marine toilet, and storage space is also provided in this forward area. The saloon table provides seating for 4 with blue cushions. Galley is to port with sink hand pumped cold freshwater, Vanessa 2 burner hob.

Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical Systems:

Located behind the companionway, Volvo Penta MD2001 single cylinder 9hp diesel engine. Electric start. Seawater cooled. Saildrive to two bladed propeller. Single lever control, 4.5 knots cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 5 knots.

Electrical Systems:

12 volt battery, 2 batteries charged by engine alternator 

Sails and Spars

Masthead rigged sloop. Silver anodised aluminium deck stepped mast and boom, roller boom reefing, furling headsail. Stainless steel standing rigging. 

1 x Mainsail (year and condition unknown)

1 x Genoa (year and condition unknown)


Navigation Equipment:

  • VHF Radio
  • Speed
  • Navigation lights
  • Clock/Barometer
History & Construction:

Built in 1986 by Brinecraft Marine to a design by Frank Pryor. White GRP hull with style stripes. Rubbing strakes. White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip. Twin keels. Spade hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self-draining cockpit.

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