- Promariner 50A charger 2019
- AIS Vesper XB80002018
- Bimini-Dodger 2018
- New upholstery 2013
- New mattress 2013
- Honda 2000 gen.
- 2 cruise air a/c
- 2 x 135 watt solar panels
- 2 x 210 AGM 2018
The molded raised bulwarks with teak caprail, beefy amidships cleats for spring lines, teak or stainless steel grab rails, a well-designed external chain locker housing the vertical windlass and husky stainless steel stemhead fitting with twin anchor rollers were some of the highlights. The sweptback double-spreader spar is deck stepped. She has a roller-furling mainsail and Profurl headsail furling and Neil Pryde sails.
The cockpit is large, comfortable and very well thought out. A fiberglass steering pedestal and console incorporates instrument pods and a huge table with folding leaves. The wheel is a 42-inch stainless steel Destroyer type wrapped in leather. The helmsman's seat folds up to allow easy access to the transom steps where you will find a hot water shower. Lewmar 48 CSTO winches mounted on the cockpit coamings are the standard primaries. The cockpit is quite wide as the 423 carries its beam well aft. The cockpit can easily accommodate six people without feeling crowded. All other sail control lines are led aft and there are two Lewmar 40 CSTO winches on the coachroof with stoppers port and starboard.
Dropping below the joinerwork is very nice indeed. Douka, a light wood from the mahogany family, is used throughout and finished with a cherry stained varnish. Overhead skylight hatches offer an abundance of natural light and numerous opening ports and hatches provide excellent ventilation. The headliner is white vinyl, held up with removable wood battens.
This 423 has the two cabin interior plan featuring a single aft cabin to port. The 423 features a lovely owner's stateroom forward with a centerline double and a settee to port. Shelves line the hull and there is storage in drawers beneath the berth. The ensuite head includes a separate stall shower.
The saloon is spacious, as the designers have pushed the interior right out to the hull sides. A U-shaped dinette is to starboard with all around seating. There are lockers with louvered doors outboard and a handsome bookshelf on the bulkhead. A settee is opposite to port with additional storage above and behind.
The galley is to starboard and very well arranged with plenty of space for preparing food while under way, and the front-and top-loading 12-volt refrigeration and a three-burner Force Ten stove and oven are standard. The counters are Granicoat with hardwood fiddles. Storage is in lockers above the stove and drawers below. A clever, removable stainless steel basket system is a good way to store fresh goods and there is also a built-in microwave locker.
The nav station is to port and includes a large chart desk with storage beneath. The electrical panel is outboard and there is room for instrumentation just forward of the panel. There is a second head aft to port. The aft stateroom features an athwartship double. There is a hanging locker with a dressing seat just inboard.
The 423 carries 154 gallons of freshwater. The bow tank is integrated into the hull liner in the bow and the plumbing system is very well laid out and accessible. The rotomolded fuel tank is aft with a capacity of 54 gallons. A Volvo D255-horsepower high-torque low-rev diesel is standard. This engine is extremely quiet and very efficient. Access is from behind the companionway step.
Not included in the sale or the dinghy, outboard and SSB radio