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1974 Wickford Sea Sprite 23

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

The Sea Sprite 23 is a superb day sailor and weekender. I have had the boat since 2009 and have enjoyed it but would like to move up in size. It’s a great starter boat for a young family. I bought the boat as a project and did the following work over the last 3 years and still did some sailing.

• New SS oversize chainplates were fabricated and installed,
• The deck aft of the cockpit was re-cored.
• The hatches aft of the cockpit were re-cored, new
• The standing rigging was replaced
• New main halyard, jib halyard and sheave, furling line, topping lift.
• All deck hardware was removed and either replaced with new or re-bedded with all new ss bolts.
• The entire topsides were reconditioned.
• All through hulls were replaced.
• All through hull hoses replaced and hose clamps replaced.
• New Mainsail 2010
• New track, sliding block and cleat installed on boom for reefing
• New hook at gooseneck installed for reefing
• New Lewmar winches installed
• New 4:1 boomvang installed
• Cockpit sole re-cored around rudder post
• Bottom stripped, completely re-faired. Ballast casting re-faired and bottom barrier coated. Two coats Micron CSC applied.
• Bottop stripped and re-shot and repainted.
• New topping lift block installed.
• New Solar vent and Dorade vent installed.
• New Teak trim block fitted around rudder post.

There are some misc items that convey with the boat.

• 4 boat stands
• Life jackets
• Boat hook
• Danforth anchor and tackle
• Dock lines, fenders
• Spare fuel line for the Honda gas tank
• Flares, fog horn.
• Tool box with basic tools.
• Old main, still usable but tired.
• Hank on Jibs, I think 150 and 90.
• Spinnaker and pole.

Equipment on Board:

Wickford Sea Sprite 23
Wickford Sea Sprite 23
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