Ruffian 23 Fin Keel Built 1979.
This is a very good example of this well renowned sailing yacht from the pen of Dickie & Billy Brown Built by BJ Marine in 1979.
Over 200 of the Ruffian 23's have been built in total. 'Harrier' was ashore for 3 years being refurbished during winter 2014/2015 including stripping back the antifoul to original Gel coat and applying two coats of epoxy. 'Harrier' comes with a Trailer and cradle included in the price. A lot of boat for the money so be quick !!!
Loa: 23'4" - 7.2m
Beam: 8'6" - 2.6m
Draft: 4'10" - 1.49m
Builders: BJ Marine Ireland in 1979/80
Designers: Dickie & Billy Brown of Portaferry Co Down N.I
1 x Yanaha Petrol Outboard engine.
Total Power: 6hp
2 Blade Propeller.
Cruising speed: 4 knots.
Maximum speed: 5 knots.
Fuel capacity: 30 litres.
Water capacity: 100 litres.
Hull Deck & superstructure are all of GRP.
Cast Iron Fin Keel.
Teak veneer plynterior wood finish.
There are 12 volt electrics throughout supplied by a single 12v 90ah battery (New 2014) which in turn is charged by a solar panel battery charger facility mounted in the cockpit.
There are four berths below decks layout from Forward.
Forward cabin has Double 'V' berth with good stowage below berth.
Heads situated in forward cabin to Starboard side. ( Toilet New 2014 )
Main saloon has single sette berth to Port and Starboardide with good stowage below berths.
Galley has two burner cooker with grill on Port side with Stainless steel sink opposite to Starboard.
Under cockpit large stowage space aft of saloon settee berths.
Good size cockpit with tiller steering.
Manual bilge pump.
Lifebuoy and ring.
Bow anchor roller.
1 x CQR type anchor 15kgs with 10m chain and warp.
2 x Lewmar Primary winches.
2 x Lewmar control winches.
Transom mounted outboard bracket.
Single spreader Masthead rig in anodised aluminium with stainless steel standing rigging.
Plastimo Roller Furling headsail system.
Slab reefing to Mainsail.
Alloy spinnaker pole.
Spinnaker sheets & Guys.
Rigging inspected (2015)
Running rigging replaced (2015) including.
Main,Spinnaker,Topping lift,Uphaul and Downhaul all New (2015).
2 x Mainsails
1 x Genoa roller furling type with Blue acrylic UV strip.
1 x Genoa
1 x Jib
2 x Spinnakers
Mainsail cover in Blue Acrylic.
Navigation lighting includes deck level and Masthead Tri-colour lights.
1 x Suunto Compass.
Clipper Log/speedo (2001)
Clipper Depth sounder (2001)
Clipper Wind system (2015)
Standard Horizon DSC VHF Radio model Eclipse ( 2015)
Masthead VHF Antenna.
1 x Plastimo 2.4m inflatable dinghy.
1 x Solar panel battery charger.
1 x Plastimo 2 burner cooker with grill.
Yard trailer with cradle.
Sea Toilet new (2014)
2 x winch handles.
Warps & Fenders.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
In this case we are acting as brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and / or to have an engine trial conducted, which if carried out by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
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