The Hunter Horizon 23 is a four (plus) berth family cruiser offering exceptional strength and stability. The interior features full standing headroom and separate head compartment. The vessel is a fractional rig sloop with a self tacking jib, Slab Reef Mainsail with Lazyjacks, Boom cover & powered by a Tohatsu 8HP outboard in a well that was new in 2006. This particular Hunter Horizon 23 is fitted with bilge keels and can be dried out. Below Decks, she has a navigation station with chart table & separate galley area with gas hob, coolbox & sink & heads with chemical toilet & wet locker. It comes with Tiller steering with auto-helm as well as a Garmin Plotter & VHF. It has recently had new antifoul & a clean & standing rigging was replaced in 2018 but her Owner has sadly passed away, hence the sale. It is currently lying ashore in Southampton & is ready to view.
Stock Number : ABS 2132
Year : 1990
LOA : 6.9m - 22’8”
Beam : 2.4m – 7’11””
Draft : 1.0m - 3’2”
Displacement : 4050 Lbs
Keel Type : Twin Keel
Engine : 1 x Tohatsu 8 HP Outboard – New in 2006
Fresh Water : 50 Ltr
No of Berths : 4
Instruments : Garmin GPS Map 551 Plotter
Lowrance link 8 VHF Radio – with DSC Capability
One double quarter berth to starboard.
Two single settee berths in main cabin, open plan to double toddler berth on bow shelf below fore hatch.
Saloon table with fold down flap on port side.
Fold down chart table at after end of port settee berth
Stowage below all other berths
One fluorescent light in main cabin and one in quarter berth, light in heads compartment, light at chart table.
Single burner cartridge gas stove, Stainless steel sink with fresh water hand pump, drains outboard to starboard. Cool box. Storage spaces above cooker and below sink.
50 litre fresh water tank below quarter berth with deck filler.
Chemical Toilet. Sink with fresh water hand pump, drains outboard to port. Storage spaces on shelves behind toilet and below sink. Wet hanging locker.
Engine and machinery
Tohatsu 8Hp outboard in cockpit locker well with remote controls 4 stroke. Last serviced 2019 ( hardly used since )
Remote fuel tank in cockpit locker & second larger tank in Forward Cabin stowage
Battery charged by outboard alternator and solar panel
Sails and rigging
Slab Reef Main Sail
Furling self tacking jib
Main sail stack pack with Lazy Jacks
All control lines led aft to cockpit via clutches and clam cleats and controlled by Lewmar Single Speed -coachroof mounted winch.
Standing Rigging Replaced in 2018
Tiller steering with spinlock extension
Autohelm AH 800+ tiller pilot
Sprayhood in Blue canvass
Large locker to port with outboard well and shelving for remote tank.
Transom gate to boarding ladder
The cockpit is self draining to the outboard well.
Lowrance Link-8 VHF radio with DSC Capability at chart table
Masthead tricolour and anchor light
Stereo CD Player with Cabin Speakers
Stainless steel pulpit
Stainless steel quarter pushpits
Stanchions with single guard wires
Two alloy cleats at bow
Two alloy cleats at stern
Anchor & warp.
Auxillary Outboard bracket on starboard pushpit
Various warps and fenders
Manual bilge pump at transom
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Fire extinguisher (out of Date )
The Hunter Horizon 23 is a superb entry level / first family cruising yacht. With a surprising amount of space accommodating 4 berths, separate heads & galley with hob, sink & cool box, this little boat packs quite a huge amount into her size. She also houses a separate navigation station with a chart table. Her saloon is light & airy thanks to the numerous windows & access to her saloon is protected by the spray hood. On deck, she has a good sized cockpit with engine controls and tiller steering & she is designed to be easy to sail with a self-tacking furling foresail and all lines led aft to the cockpit.
With a good inventory & equipment list coupled with her efficient layout, this Hunter Horizon 23 offers everything you could need for fun family sailing in coastal waters & is presented in overall good condition and has had its standing rigging replaced only 3 years ago. It has also recently had new antifoul & clean. This is a great, entry level cruiser that can accommodate all the family & is sure to provide a great deal of fun for everyone.
She is currently lying ashore in Southampton & viewing can be arranged through Aspire Boat Sales. Read more