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1973 Aquarius 23

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Wickford, RI
Listed: 06-19-2020
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$5,900 US

The owner bought this boat in 2010

General condition and any additional information

without question, this vessel provides absolute live aboard comfort with infinite range. minimal operating and maintenance costs.
Wickford RI mooring ball available summer 2020

Standard features

The Aquarius 23 has a roomy 8 ft. Beam and a swing keel. The boat was designed as a day sailer with a minimal interior.
Vessel was gutted in 2010/2011 and completely refittedwith a Beneteau 23 inspired interior to the turn of $30k+.Insanity, of course. Having downgraded from a Cabo Rico 38, I still wanted the amenities and comfort of a big boat Plus trailerability. I have enjoyed 8 summers on board everywhere from Chesapeake Bay. Georgian Bay, Ontario, Lake Champlain, Narragansett Bay (5 summers). Now past 80, its time to let others enjoy Perfect Timing.

Extra gear included

One person electric mast raising system. Any boat ramp, anywhere
Electronics:
Pro Tech 1230i Plus Battery Charger
West Marine VHF DSC Marine Radio
Dual MXCP 43 digital media marine receiver
Garmin GPSMAP 400/500 Series
Depth sounder
Ritchie Compass Venture SR2
2 sets fitted V berth sheets
2- 224 amp hour gel batteries
new window coverings 2019
2 self inflating life vests + life jackets
Dock fenders and dock lines
wind scoop.
Additional items:
Custom aluminum dual axle trailer $1900.
11 foot Zodiac with 6 hp 4 cycle Mercury outboard $900.

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

Exterior:Complete Awlgrip exterior. New rigging, Roller furling genoa, main and cover (2019), SS Bimini and stern pulpit, built in anchor locker, cockpit lazarette, Bomar 20 x 20 forward hatch, nylon hand rails, Lexan companionway cover, custom canvas dodger, ( standing headroom in galley area). Bimini top and extension cockpit cover, custom cockpit cushions. 15 gal. fuel tank. 9.8 4 Cycle long shaft electric start Tahatsu outboard.
Interior: Custom seat cushions, Porta Potti, full extension under berth drawers for easy access, dining for 5 in salon, complete galley including built in 3+ cu. ft. ice box, alcohol stove, pot and pan locker, 2 huge full extension food and accessory drawers, large sink 16 x 18 x 9 deep (spaghetti pot size) , under sink trash bin and cleaning supplies. Standing head room in galley( essential for live aboard). Electronics tower, 15 bottle build in wine storage. 4 LED gooseneck cabin lights.

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