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Precision 23, 1994, Bolingbrook, Illinois, $10,900, Back on market, Price reduced 7/5/12 $8,999, SOLD 7/30/12

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Precision 23, 1994

"Sanity" asking price $10,900 USD

  • LOA - 23' 5"
  • LWL - 20' 0"
  • BEAM - 8' 6"
  • DRAFT, Board up - 1' 11"
  • DRAFT, Board down - 5' 4"
  • Displacement - 2,450 lbs.
  • Ballast - 850 lbs. (fixed, glassed in lead)
  • Sail area - 248 sq. ft.
  • Mast height above DWL - 35' 4"
  • Designer: Jim Taylor.

    Boat is in sail away condition in great shape.

  • "Sanity" has only sailed in fresh waters.
  • 135 furling genoa with Burgundy Sunbrella.
  • Harken Unit 00 Furler (takes # 5 luff tape).
  • Mainsail professionally re-cut by Haarstics Sails (MA) with a full top batten for better sail shape.
  • Mast halyard plate for lines led aft. Very comfortable single handed setup.
  • 2 Harken cabin top winches can be used as primaries as well as halyard winches.
  • Boom vang.
  • Main sheet re rigged to the mid cockpit for racing - a much more convenient setup than the original (sorry, Jim Taylor).
  • All running rigging is in good shape.
  • Kick up rudder.
  • New VHS radio
  • Bulkhead mounted compass Plastimo Contest 101
  • All interior and cushions in very good shape.
  • Water tank.
  • Porta-potty
  • 2 burner alcohol stove.
  • Removable Teak table
  • 12 volt deep cycle battery
  • Fluke anchor with chain and rode.
  • Windex on mast head.
  • Dock lines and fenders.
  • Transom mounted foldable ladder.
  • Teak railing replaced with stainless steel railing for low maintenance.
  • Teak hatch slide guides replaced with white Starboard. This boat is rigged to be sailed, not to be worked on.
  • Whale manual bilge pump in cockpit.
  • Matching mainsail/tiller/winch coves (Burgundy).
  • Bottom has VC-17.

    Aux outboard engine 1993 Johnson Sailmaster 8 HP long shaft very clean, runs good.

  • Set of PFDs(8) in a nice white water resistant bag.

  • Custom double axle trailer with mast raising system.
  • All 4 new tires (have less than 100 miles on them) one spare tire.
  • It takes about 40 minutes to rig her up with 2 people.

  • A great trailer-sailor, very roomy and comfortable.
  • It's nice, fast and stable in winds up to 20 kts. Need more rail meat and reef to sail in heavy weather.
  • I used Toyota 4-runner to tow it. (towing weight with trailer is about 3600 lbs)
  • Boat located in Bolingbrook, IL (Chicago suburb).

    Precision 23 is a FOAM CORE boat, so there is nothing to rot!

    Go to Precision website and read on its construction.

    Deck is solid, no soft spots (and there will never be one!)

    I just sold my Sanity to a couple from Wisconsin. Please mark it sold. Thank you for your services!!!

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