This pretty sailing boat is perfect for those looking to get afloat and start sailing, she is very versatile and can be used on the broads or the coast and will comfortably fit on a trailer. Recently refurbished by Herbert Woods and comes with a host of extras.

Key Features

  • Refurbished By Herbert Woods
  • Shore Power
  • Outboard Serviced 2020
  • Boat Safety Scheme 2024
  • New Cockpit Cushions
  • Fitted Winter Cover

About this Boat

She features 3 berths in 1 cabin, with the main cabin in a V-berth which converts into a double, and the other single neatly tucks away under the cockpit.

Port side, there is a very spacious separate toilet compartment with a sea toilet fitted, hangers for life jackets and plenty of space for extra storage. Also, there is access to the battery.

The hull and superstructure were cleaned and repolished, windows were removed as was the forward hatch cleaned and resealed. All headlining remains in excellent condition.

Kingston Rigging of Lowestoft re-rigged the boat and provided new running rigging in 2020.

All sails in Cranfield Tan, lazy jacks, all sheets and halyards led aft through jammers.

Mariner 6hp 4 stroke outboard recently serviced by Herbert Woods. oils changed, carburettor taken off, stripped down and cleaned. Navigational equipment includes a Clipper echo-sounder and log, Garmin GPS, Compass

Inboard charger fitted with a timer so can be left on a to charge for a specific time. Also fitted with shore power and a solar panel with a controller.

Many extras include a new spirit stove, new fenders and lines 2020, various crockery, water container and many more.

Very well maintained by all previous owners and has been consistently improved and updated. Can be laid ashore on her two shallow ballast keels and lifting rudder and will also be ideal as a ‘Trailer Sailer’.

Laissez-Faire has Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until 2024

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Hunter Liberty 23 - Laissez Faire
Manufacturer Hunter Yachts
Model Liberty 23
Year Built 1985
Engine Mariner
Construction GRP
Drive Outboard
Fuel Type Petrol
Berths 3
Length 21ft 8"
Beam 7ft 4"
Air Draft ?
Draft 1ft

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