Kirby 23, 1986, Punta Gorda, Florida, $5,500, price reduced 5/17/07 to $2,795, sold 6/17/07

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1986 Kirby 23

  • Same hull as a SONAR but with a cabin.
  • LOA 23'
  • LWL 18'9"
  • BEAM 7'9"
  • DISP 2300#
  • DRAFT 3'11"
  • 900# LEAD KEEL

    NICE DAY SAILOR and/or PHRF RACER. It has 4 berths but very low headroom.

    SAILS Dacron main, Kevlar main (needs patch), Kevlar blade, 135, and 155 plus a Kevlar hank on 155, two spinnakers with launching bags, sheets,, plus in cabin spinnaker launcher/retriever on tracks that slide to the hatch opening.

    HARDWARE: Harken Roller furler, Harken windward sheeting car, solid boom vang, windex, Spinlock rope clutches, Harken and Shaffer blocks, 2 spinnaker poles, 2 Plastimo Contest 130 bulkhead compasses, PortiPotti, outboard motor mount.

    LINES: 2 sets jib sheets,, 2 spinnaker halyards, spinnaker sheets, main sheet, main halyard, jib halyard,pole up and down lines. All in good condition

    ELECTRONICS: New battery with Siemens SP10 solar panel charger, NEXUS speed and depth on mast, KVH Sailcomp on mast, VHF (not currently installed), AM/FM STERO (not currently installed)

    CANVAS: Sail cover, tiller cover, hatch cover, 2 piece mast bag to store/ship mast. ( I use one part as a jib sun cover by hauling it over the furled jib with a spinnaker halyard. Fits perfect.

    HULL: Is in good condition, deck is solid but has some cosmetic issues from moving hardware around. Bottom is in good condition with Trinidad paint and have enough paint for another season.

    Engine: 2 cyl, 4HP 1986 Johnson, fwd-neutral-spin 180 for reverse. Needs repair.

    No trailer

    Available but not included in sale: Garmin GPS chart plotter with mount and antenna.

    Hi David
    Sold my Kirby 23 to a sailor from Brownsville, Texas through your site. Thank you very much, you have a great site and you do a great job. I am not through boating yet and will keep checking your site for my next boat.
    Thanks again
    Punta Gorda, Florida

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