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1985 Irwin 23

19 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

The Irwin 23 is a classic, trailer-able, go anywhere, shoal-draft pocket cruiser.
Hull #178
Specifications and Equipment.
Year: 1985
Length Overall: 23’0″
Length Waterline:18’6”
Beam: 8’0”
Draft: 2’6”
Keel Ballast: 1,500 Lbs. Lead
Designed Displacement: 3,200 Lbs.
Weight to Ballast Ratio: 47%
Mast Height Above D.W.L.: 27’6”
Boom Length: 9’5” Headroom: 5’2” (Main Cabin)
Boom sheet traveler mounted above the cabin for a less crowded cockpit.
Headroom 6’5” under welded aluminum dodger.
Sleeps 4 Adults.
Five North sails including the spinnaker.
Full spinnaker gear, poles and turtle bag.
6 winches.
Full lightning ground protection
Aluminum mast step/hinge and gallow allows mast stepping control for singlehanders.
Boat has lifelines and bow pulpit.
Self-bailing cockpit.
The traier is a 1973
This boat has been stored under canvas when not in the water and is in good condition.
This boat has spent most of its life on Lake Superior and has never been in salt water.
The trailer is a 1973, 4500lb. gross wt./base, self-launching, tilt, tandem axel, electric brake, high-speed highway trailer manufactured by the Texas Royal MFG Co.
The trailer also has a tongue extension for sallow ramps.

Equipment on Board:

The boat includes:
1- Uniden MC535 1W/25W radio.
1- Detachable radio antenna.
1- Main sail boom canopy.
1- Safety harness to attach to lifelines.
1- Large compass.
1- Dinghy (fiberglass).
1- Life Sing 2 (Overboard rescue system).
1- Main sail and boom cover.
2- Wench handles.
1- Jib furl.
2- Boxes of mast cable hardware, fuses and bulbs.
1- Thetford 735 MSD toilet.
1- Danforth 16 SR anchor with vinyl chain and rope.
1- Full set of sailing ropes and tackle.
4- Dock/boat bumper buoys.
1- Man overboard buoy pole.
1- Humminbird fish/depth finder.

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