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Venture 23, 1980, (Venture of Newport), Idaho Falls, Idaho
Unique cutter-rigged trailer-sailer in very good condition.
2000 lb displacement, 600 lb swing keel
22' 7" length of hull, beam 7' 3", draft 18" to 5' 6"
125 sqft main, 70 sqft jib, 68 sqft yankee
Poptop, comfortable 6' 4" cockpit that is deep and secure with the taffrail.
2 mainsails, 4 headsails (older but serviceable condition except one jib and the storm jib are only 2 years old)
Reliable Nissan 4 hp 4-stroke
Good running rigging, all halyards and single-line reefing lead to cockpit
Upgraded with Shaefer, Harken, and Spinlock hardware
New interior paint, depthsounder, tinted acrylic companionway hatchboard
Beautiful exterior teak and nice interior wood
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Ground tackle, sailcover, porta-potti, docklines, fenders
more refinished cabin cushions than shown in pictures
90 amp hour battery (new 2010) and interior LED lighting
Single axle trailer with spare tire and guide boards
Easy to tow and launch (low on trailer) and simple to set-up
Boat has cruised the San Juan Islands and Kootenay (BC), Jackson and Yellowstone Lakes (WY) in the last four years.
Needs nothing, ready to sail from daysails to extended trips.
Alison, my 1980 Venture 23 (code Venture23112) has sold. Thank you for the great service.
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