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1978 MacGregor Venture of Newport 23 located in Virginia for sale

23' MacGregor Venture of Newport 23

Year
Length
Beam
Draft
Location
Price
1978
23'
7.2'
1.5'
Virginia
$3,700

Description: "Cutter" Rig. This is a modern version of the 'pilot cutter' in the 1800's, fast boats for port pilots who sailed out to big ships and took priority passengers and mail quickly to shore. "Ship-like" appearance.
CORONA VIRUS ESCAPE BOAT.
LIVE AWAY FROM SHORE WEEKS AT A TIME. SAFEST DISTANCING.
A Cutter is the same as a Sloop except a cutter has 2 smaller 'jib' sails instead of the sloop's one big jib sail in the bow. The cutter's smaller sails are lighter and easier to physically handle, raise, lower, and bag, than 1 big sail and the two smaller sails are easier to control in strong winds.)
Sails all very good condition, multi-color.
Jib 1 ('Yankee') blue and white
Jib 2 ('Staysail') yellow
Mainsail Yellow/White
Sails and sheets: all very good condition. Main sail, 2 fore sails (the 2 smaller 'jib' sails called 'yankee' and 'staysail') and all sheets,
All halyards included,halyards in adequate fair condition.
Anchor danforth type with 5 feet of chain.
Keel, retractable anytime, raise or lower easily in half a minute, 18 inches up, 5.5 feet down.
Hull and deck fiberglass (deck solid, not cored)
Hull yellow original factory gelcoat, never needs paint.
Navigation lights and masthead anchoring light
VHF antenna at top of mast
LOA Length Over All, 22.6 feet hull, and 26 feet with bowsprit.
Beam 7.2 feet
Displacement 2000 pounds
Sail Area Total 256 square feet
Swing Keel. Draft up 18 inches. Draft fully down 5.5 feet. Raise and lower to any depth desired with winch at cockpit hatch. 600 pounds, iron.

Detailed factory specifications at SailboatData website.

Equipment: Hull reinforced 2019 with all stainless steel fittings & bolts
Rudder custom made new 2019, super strong, and varnished wood tiller
Mast-raising device, new.
Stainless steel mounting bracket for outboard engine (engine not included)
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EXTRA GEAR INCLUDED
Trailer
Mast-raising device, new.
Anchor and chain.
2 PFD's
Fuel tank included, marine 6 gallons with connector.
Cushions, all custom made to fit bunks and seats below.
If you are going to sail in freshwater the bottom is fine. If you are going to have her in saltwater for extended period then I recommend new bottom paint.

Location: Amissville, Virginia
L85865
(571) 235-5516

Material
Hull
Type
Rigging
Cabins
Condition
fiberglass
monohull
cruiser
cutter
1
excellent

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