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1972 Irwin 23

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

“UGLY DUCKLING”
This 1972 Irwin 23 centerboard sailboat features a very roomy (7.5’ long) cockpit, newer sails, and a roller furling jib. Despite its name, this is a very nice little boat. Because of the retractable centerboard she could be trailered. LWL 18’6”; Draft–Centerboard 2’5”up/5’9” down; Ballast 1,500lbs; Sail Area 256sq.ft; Mast Height Above Waterline 31’6”
CONDITION: This boat is in fair condition. It may be inspected at Crowley’s Yacht Yard Lakeside at 3434 East 95th Street, Chicago, IL 60617 by appointment. To arrange an appointment, please contact Nautical Donations.
AS IS, WHERE IS.
This boat was sailed last year. The bottom needs paint. Sliding hatch cover is broken and will need to be replaced. All teak trim will need to be cleaned, brightened, and oiled. No trailer or cradle. No outboard motor.
This boat was donated and has a clear Illinois title. Nautical Donations Inc. will also provide a bill of sale.
All information included in this listing is accurate to the best of our knowledge.
This boat was donated Nautical Donations Inc. which is a 501(c)(3) organization. See our website for more information. Purchase of this boat is not tax deductible. Proceeds of the sale will benefit the Sea Scouts Chicago Area Council #118.
TERMS OF SALE
Buyer must remove the boat from the yard seven days after the completion of the sale or make arrangements with Crowley’s Yacht Yard for storage or launching.
Buyer must pay in full before the boat is released. ALL buyers must pay 7.25% Illinois sales tax. Chicago buyers pay 8.5% sales Tax.
If you are new to boat ownership, please note that the purchase of a boat is only your first expense. Additional expenses associated with the purchase of a boat may include, but are not limited to, storage fees, launch fees, maintenance, insurance, a marine survey for insurance purposes, mooring fees, boat title, and transportation costs, if applicable

Equipment on Board:

HULL and DECK:
Centerboard
Skeg rudder
Stainless steel bow pulpit
Stainless steel stanchions with single wire lifelines
(1) Bow cleat
(2) Stern cleats
Teak toe rail, handrails, and hatch boards

SPARS and RIGGING:
Deck stepped aluminum mast with winch, Windex, and VHF antenna
Selden Furlex 100S roller furling
Spinnaker pole
Whisker pole
Main, jib, and spinnaker halyards

SAIL(S):
Fully battened main sail
Roller furling jib with sacrificial strips
Spinnaker
Sails have not been inspected.

ENGINE & MECHANICAL:
None

ACCOMMODATIONS

COCKPIT:
Self-bailing cockpit
Genoa tracks port and starboard
(2) Lewmar 8 winches
Starboard lazarette
Tiller steering

V-BERTH:
Sleeps 2

SALOON:
Dinette can be lowered to create starboard settee
Port and starboard quarter berths

TANKAGE:
6 gal steel gas tank in lazarette

HEAD:
Sanipottie in V-berth

GALLEY:
Sink port

ELECTRONICS:
Bow and stern running lights
Steaming light on mast
Switch plate starboard:
Running Light
Anchor Light
Cabin Light
Bilge Pump
Compass
Modar Triton VHF radio

NAVIGATION:
Bulkhead mounted Suunto compass

SAFETY:
None

ADDITONAL EQUIPMENT:
(2) Fenders
Dock lines
Sun canopy for boom
Cockpit cushions

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I do my best to post the most accurate information I can find, but please be aware that information here may be incorrect. If you have any comments about this boat, corrections to the specifications listed, or can provide additional information or photos, please use the comment form below and share what you can. I will update information as it becomes available.

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