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.
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.
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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