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Hunter 240, 1998, Springfield, Illinois, $10,500, Price reduced 8/19/16 to $9,900, SOLD 9/19/16

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Hunter 240, 1998

  • Asking price: $9,900
  • Location of boat: Springfield, IL

  • Length: 24 feet
  • Type of keel: Swing
  • Other info as follows:

    Extremely clean Midwestern freshwater boat. No known damage history. Waxed and shines almost like new.

  • This is a water ballast boat with a swing keel. These features provide stability in the water and makes the boat lighter for towing. After raising the mast, it is as easy to launch and retrieve as a typical ski or motor boat.
  • It has a mast raising system making it possible for one person to raise/lower the mast, but is easier for two people.
  • This boat has been given extremely good care and should be one you can launch and sail, rather than spend your time cleaning and repairing.
  • It is a stock boat that has not been altered. If you want to customize it, you will not have to work around other’s “improvements.”
  • Location Springfield, Illinois


  • Length: 24'1"
  • Beam: 8'3"
  • Draft: keel up - 1'6", keel down - 5'6"
  • Displacement: ballast empty - 2300 lbs, ballast full - 3600lbs
  • Mast height: 32'6"
  • Towing weight (approximate) of boat & trailer: 3000 lbs. plus motor & extra gear


  • Tohatsu outboard (new in 2011, cost $2000)
  • 9.8 hp, 4-stroke
  • Rope & electric start
  • 20 hrs running time max
  • Wheeled stand for storing motor off the boat
  • 5 gallon gas tank
  • Starts easy, runs excellent


  • New Doyle main sail and battens - unused, still in box
  • Existing Doyle main sail is still quite useable
  • CDI roller furler and Doyle jib (new in 2010)
  • Newer main sail cover


  • Ample room inside the cabin for a family of 4 to stay all night.
  • The bed/storage area under the cockpit is about the size of a full bed.
  • No stains, mold, or other nastiness inside the cabin. Smells fresh and looks very good.
  • Galley includes propane stove, hand pump sink, 6.5 gal. water tank, ice chest
  • Dinette table for cabin or cockpit
  • Two interior lights
  • Portable toilet with privacy curtain
  • Circuit panel
  • Two hatches for ventilation (one forward, one aft)
  • Automatic electric bilge pump
  • Snap-on canvas canopy for entrance so you can stand up and still be protected from the weather.


  • New halyards in 2015 for main sail, raising mast, rudder, and keel up-haul
  • Depth sounder
  • Solar panel for charging marine battery
  • Tiller extension
  • Storage under seats
  • Stainless swim ladder
  • Stern rail seating
  • All exterior & interior teak looks new
  • Safety line around whole boat
  • Easily accommodates 4-6 people (max. 8 people)


  • Single axle Hunter galvanized trailer
  • Tongue extension for launching at shallow ramps
  • Surge brakes (work good)
  • New master cylinder, brake cylinders, and wheel bearings in 2015
  • New 6-ply tires and wheels in 2013, new spare tire - all balanced
  • 4-prong electrical hitch plug
  • 2" ball on hitch
  • Pulls straight and smooth at 65 mph with boat on trailer


  • Bottom refinished in 2013 with white Interlux 2000 epoxy - kept on trailer since
  • Keel and its pivot bolt inspected in 2015 when replacing up-haul line
  • Running lights
  • Windex
  • Misc. equipment: fire extinguisher, air horn, bumpers, paddles, life vests, docking pole
  • Anchor and approximately 100 ft. of rode
  • Factory manuals for almost all equipment, including original Hunter 240 owners manual
  • Detailed check sheet for raising/lowering mast & for launching/retrieving the boat


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