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  • Manufacturer: Seaward Marine
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Year: 1991
  • LOA: 23'4" (7.11m)
  • Beam: 8' 10'' (2.69m)
  • Berths: 2
  • Draft:
  • Keel: Semi-displacement
  • ID no.: 14111
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 20 Litres
  • Engine Make: Ford Mermaid XLD
  • Horsepower: 112hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 228 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 9
  • Top Speed: 12
  • Engine Hours Port: 714
  • Engine Hours Starboard: 720

Broker Remarks

This twin engined Seaward 23 and was designed for Channel Island strong tides and variable sea conditions. They have a strong reputation as a sea kindly boat which can get you home safely. This Seaward 23 with her twin 56hp Ford diesels, will handle the North Sea chop with ease and also keep you comfortable and dry in the process. This is a quality built boat, which has been kept as such and it is easy to see why they have such a good reputation in the marine industry.

This Seaward 23 named "Pieces Of Eight" has been owned by the present owner since 1996, who has described her as an excellent sea boat, very easy to handle and manoeuvre and is economical to run. He has had excellent service from her and has returned this with excellent ongoing maintenance and care, which is easily seen when viewing the boat.

Accommodation

Cockpit:
Spacious wheelhouse and generous cockpit area, which is fully screened from the elements by a cockpit cover, or a framed cockpit tent, which incorporates zipped flaps and allows entry via the stern platform.
Under hinged wheelhouse pilot and navigator seats lies the access to the engines, which provides excellent all round visibility of the engine compartments.
At the wheel is a comfortable single seat for the pilot and opposite another for the navigator with chart table.

Saloon:
In the forward area there is a seating area with table, which converts to a large double berth.
The saloon table can also be moved to the cockpit area.
A separate compartment on the port side has a marine toilet and wash hand basin.

12V lighting in saloon and toilet area plus four 15 amp shore power electrical cockets.
Radio/ cassette player with speakers in the saloon and into the cockpit area.

Galley:
The galley is on the starboard side which has a Primus 2 burner gas hob, grill and stainless steel basin.
Storage area for provisions / crockery etc.

Mechanical and Rigging

Twin Ford Mermaid XLD 56hp diesel engines with shaft drives to fixed 3 bladed propellors.
At listing has 714/720 hours of use, serviced annually and last out of the water March 2013.

Twin Morse throttle / gear controls.
Engine instuments:Temperature / oil pressure / Rev. counters etc.

Construction:
This Seaward 23 was designed by Arthur Mursell and built by Seaward Marine in Guernsey in 1991.
The hull and coachroof are solidly constructed in GRP.
Teak slatted bathing boarding platform on transom.
Vetus hydraulic wheel steering in comfortable wheelhouse.
 
Electrics:
12V system with 2 switched batteries.
240V shorepower system and shorepower cable.

Tankage:
114 litres x 2 stainless steel diesel tanks.
20 litre fresh water plastic tank.

Water System:
Cold pressurised water to galley and heads.

Inventory

Navigational Aids:
Autohelm Log/Speed/Depth
Garmin GPS
Suunto steering compass
Koden MD - 3404 radar
Autohelm ST5000 autopilot

Ground Tackle:
Danforth type anchor with chain and warp
Grapnel anchor with chain

Safety Equipment:
Nasa DSC VHF radio
Navigation lights
Horseshoe lifebouy
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump with auto float switch
Fire extinguisher x 3
Automatic fire extinguisher x 2 (in engine compartments)
Fire blanket
Liferaft (needs servicing)
Gas bubble tester

General Inventory:
Cockpit toneau cover
Fully framed cockpit tent
Radio/cassette player
Clock and Barometer
Boat cabin security alarm
Boathook x 2
Boarding ladder
Fenders and warps
Engine spares (drive belts/fuel filters/oil filters etc)
Crockery/Cutlery
Horn

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