“Must see” Hunter Horizon 23 – West Scotland

“Must see” Hunter Horizon 23 – West Scotland

Fin keel version with one fastidious owner from new (much loved and admired yacht).

Epoxied from new, 6 months afloat each summer (Kip Marina) and 6 months ashore, at home (with heater and de-humidifier) each winter – no mildew on hull carpet lining!

Standard layout with many extra thoughtful features:

Angled backrests

Flexible table, with storage and two folding leafs

Two fold-up additional work surfaces in galley, solid teak chopping board cover to sink, sliding solid teak worktop over cooker (two burner hob and grill), crockery storage and cutlery drawer.

Catalytic heater, LED lighting, solid teak window surrounds internally.

Heads – standard layout with sea toilet and access to gas regulator from heads / wet locker.

Aft cabin with usual large double berth, one fixed and two opening ports, with LED feature lighting and large locker below cockpit locker (utilising a dead space most owners don’t realise is there!).

3 foresails – “blade” (2010) sheeted on coachroof to Barton clutches and 110% (2006) and 135% (2010) genoas, sheeted to Lewmar No 16 winches), loose footed mainsail (2006 with 3 reefs and Cunningham hole) sheeted via full width Barton track, Scooper and spinnaker (light and heavy sheets) to Lewmar No 6 winches.

Six winches, two pairs of genoa tracks, barber haulers

All lines from base of mast taken to cockpit:

  • Spinnaker pole uphaul
  • Spinnaker halyard
  • Scooper halyard
  • Reef 2
  • Boom outhaul
  • Reef 1
  • Topping Lift
  • Kicker
  • Cunningham Hole
  • Main halyard
  • Jib halyard
  • Spinnaker pole downhaul

All brightwork stripped and re-treated / varnished annually. Antifouling rubbed down/ removed/ re-applied annually. Topsides cleaned and polished twice each year. Fully prepared for the 2018 season – just anti-foul and go (antifouling not yet applied, to enable hull and keel condition to seen).

Yamaha 8hp two-stroke outboard (major overhaul / service 2017) in standard H23 well.

Purpose built road trailer and standard Hunter cradle.


Tiller pilot (new – replaced November 2017 and never used)

Nexus speed and depth

NASA Clipper wind

Fitted for Garmin 78 GPS (SD card chart available, GPS by negotiation).

LED Nav lights

New Houdini forehatch fitted 2017.

Fitted for two solar panels (one included in sale) with variable split charge solar controller and digital solar panel and two battery monitor, charging 2 No 85 amp hour batteries.

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Bishopton, Renfrewshire
Boat model: Horizon 23/232


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