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Aquarius 23, 1971

  • # 646 built in Costa Mesa California
  • Asking price is $4,800


  • New 1600# leaf springs in 2013
  • Axle moved forward 12" for better handling
  • New hubs with matching wheels and tires (3), ST 15" 90% to 100% rubber left no rust on wheels
  • All new bunks and launching guides 1/2" foam under carpet
  • Boat custom fit to trailer for no hot pressure spots on hull
  • Folding tongue jack and new winch reachable from on the deck
  • Step system built on tongue
  • New paint job 2013
  • 48" tongue extension for easier launches stores on trailer
  • 2" ball
  • Axle has drop spindles boat launches in waste deep water
  • Has TIN # issued by the state of Kansas


  • Always stored from Oct to March in building since 2011
  • Paint top side 2012 with PPG automotive enamel
  • All deck hardware rebedded and thru bolted with backing plates 2012 (Harken)
  • Harken fiddle block mainsheet system with ratchet and small boat traveler car
  • Custom transom mods for traveler and mast support while trailering (heavy duty)
  • New rub rail and deck to hull seal thru bolted with new 3/4 Oak inner hull backer
  • Custom organized cockpit storage compartment (Starboard) with 6 gal fuel tank
  • 1973 Mercury 7.5 hp short shaft new ignition module CDI 114-6222 in 2013
  • New Rolly Tasker sails 2011 (main, jib)


  • 6oz offshore duty fully battened loose footed w/ 1 reef point extra roach built in
  • Custom "A23" logo and hull number (646) on upper portion of sail
  • Custom made boom cover (blue sunbrella fabric)
  • Sail stores on boom and mounts down below while trailering
  • 146 ft/2


  • 6oz cloth 110% size with storage bag that also mounts on fore deck while underway
  • Sail can be dowsed and stored in bag while underway
  • 101 ft/2
  • Exact specs are available for both sails from the sailmaker

  • All control lines are 3/8 New England Yacht Rope new 2011 jib blue mainsheet green
  • Control lines lead to cockpit
  • Snap schackles on jib sheet and on mainsheet fiddle blocks for quick removal
  • Led forward mast light and cabin lighting
  • Removable stern light incandescent
  • Original bow lights incandescent
  • Chine plates reinforced and sealed
  • New headstay with swagged ends 2013
  • Heavy anchor with mounting on the bow pulpit 6-8 feet of chain and 150' of continuous rope
  • Drive in beach anchors in custom storage bag
  • All windows resealed 2012
  • Custom electric centerboard winch works in conjunction with the original hand crank winch
  • Operable from cockpit for beach landings and trailering
  • Centerboard is 155# stainless steel hinge pin is in excellent condition
  • Custom 4' long storage drawer which rolls under cockpit floor
  • New electrical panel 2013 easy to reach
  • Group 31 battery in bow and group 24 battery under forward bunk area
  • Forward bunk has large hinged storage area
  • Mast compression post redesigned from original aluminum tube
  • Full length Starboard seat and underneath storage area foam cushion not covered
  • Port side under seat lid trash bag area
  • Custom built boom support over companionway no topping lift needed
  • Boom gooseneck reinforced
  • All boom hardware is heavy duty and thru bolted
  • 2 to 1 outhaul for easy sail trimming even underway
  • Custom built jibe preventers on both sides
  • No boom vang
  • Custom built under boom "lazy jack" system for gathering sail cloth onto boom
  • Winch for main halyard line is red
  • Jib cleats have extreme angle fairleads and track system on deck for sheet angle trimming
  • No jib winches needed
  • All hardware has been upgraded nothing original except halyard winch
  • Boat not set up for a spinnaker
  • Custom built cockpit storage bags easy to reach underway
  • Custom built rudder holding block lifts rudder 12" for safe beaching
  • New stainless steel 1" rudder shaft 2012 blade refinished and painted
  • Rudder box rebuilt with Oak top handles for easy removal from hull
  • Traveling bracket built for rudder assembly
  • Custom tiller lashing system on cockpit sides is adjustable

  • This boat has many extras and is in top sailing condition
  • Location of boat is Hays, Ks

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