Heard 23 – 1995 – SOLD

Very pretty Heard 23 for sale. Based on the traditional Falmouth Working boat design and offers a heavy weight, quality build with excellent sailing performance. This lovely example of a Heard 23 has been very well maintained and benefits from a good inventory including: Solar panels, furling head sails, Lewmar winches, Yanmar diesel engine and Jabsco toilet. She would be perfect for day sailing or weekending with a cosy cabin with galley, saloon table and up to 4 bunks. 

Price £15,000 – Tax Paid Make/Model Heard 23
LOA 23ft Hull GRP
Draft 4ft Engine Yanmar 2GM20, Diesel engine
Beam 8ft Year 1995


GRP Hull

Design, built and fit out by TR Heard

Deep ‘V’ hull with long keel

Stern Hung Rudder

Tiller steering

5 metric tons displacement



Yanmar 2GM20 2 cylinder Diesel engine – annually serviced

Shaft Drive to 3 Bladed prop

Single lever engine control

2×12 volt batteries

 Two solar panels with charge controllers

S/S diesel & Water tanks


Fuel – 6 Gallons

Water – 6 Gallons



Gaff Rigged Cutter

Wooden Spars

New mast in 2013


Gaff & Lifting bowsprit all recently varnished

Aluminium topsail yard

SKB sails

Main sail

Furling Jib

Furling Staysail

Downwind gennaker

Fixed boom crutch



4 Lewmar winches

Beaching legs

S/S boarding ladders

Cockpit cover and awning

Harbourfast 25lb main anchor with chain and rope

Ensign and staff

Warps & Fenders



Plastimo bulkhead compass

Autohelm compass

Log & echo sounder

Simrad TP32 Tiller Pilot

Clipper wireless wind indicator

 Horizon GPS chart-plotter

 Simrad VHF

 Compass light

Nav lights at the masthead



Main cabin:

With two single berths

Table mounted on mast strut

Cabin lights

S/S sink with cold water pump

Gas Cooker with two ring burners and grill

Gas cylinder

Brass gimballed oil lamp

Port lights


Deck hatch with ocean air blind

Two children’s berths with cushions

Centreline mounted Jabsco marine toilet



Gas sensor alarm

Seacocks with anti-symphony valves

Fire Extinguisher

Manual bilge pump with strum box

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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