This 1989 Seaward 23 is in nice condition for her year. She has been well maintained by her owner who has since bought a newer Seaward 23. She comes with twin shaft driven Ford Mermaid 56HP diesel engines (1,075 hours), full cockpit enclosure, transom mounted bathing platform, swim ladder, marine toilet, chart plotter, radar, beaching legs and more.
G.R.P. with teak joinery and teak spray rails
Round bilge semi-displacement type with flared bow and forward sloping transom with tumble-home.
Rubber "D" fendering provides all round protection
Deck and Superstructure
One piece GRP moulding which is through bolted and laminated to the hull.
Semi-enclosed cockpit, giving excellent protection from the elements.
The cabin includes two V berths 6'2" in length with a removable table that can also convert to a double berth.
A deep shelf surrounds the whole forward area giving ample stowage
Opening deck hatch (replaced about 8 years ago).
The heads compartment is to port and comes with a marine toilet, hand basin with hand pump for water and opening porthole
The galley is to starboard and comes with a stainless steel sink, 2 x burner gas cooker and grill,
Bladder tank (water) under the berth, manual cold water system.
The semi-enclosed wheelhouse is arranged with a helm seat to port and a matching seat to starboard for the Navigator / Crew
Insulated engine covers with cushions
Bench seat further aft with cushion
Full cockpit cockpit enclosure by Marshall Marine (8 years approx.)
Manual Bilge pump
Electric Bilge pump
Two 12Volt batteries (3 years approx.)
Cockpit and interior lights
Garmin GPSmap 276c Chartplotter
Furuno 1830 Radar
FLS (forward looking depth sounder)
XM DSC VHF
Stainless steel pulpit
Anchor with chain and warp
Mooring lines and fenders
Numerous mooring cleats/bollards
Port Engine Head reconditioned about 5 years ago
Port gearbox replaced in 2017
Timing belts were replaced in both engines about 5 years ago
Water pump in starboard engine replaced about 5 years ago
Water pump in port engine replaced in August 2017
Engine oil and filters changed regularly in both engines.
The bottom was stripped and epoxied in 2008 and looks good.
With present owner since 2006.
The Seaward 23 will appeal to a couple or small family requiring a craft for safe comfortable coastal cruising.
Seaward boats are generally the first choice of professional mariners and experienced yachtsmen who understand the importance of a well designed and constructed craft, that has stood the test of time.
This Seaward 23 has been well maintained and looked after by her owners down through the years. She is good value and viewing is recommended.