Boat Details

Seamaster 23, 1969

Volvo 7hp inboard engine, lifting keel, maximum draft 1.67m min draft 0.8m, 5 berths, and seatoilet, solid boat, reliable performer with good accommodation for a 23 footer.



  • Volvo 7hp
  • Shaft drive / new shaft anode dec 2017
  • Lifting keel mechanism and keel pin renewed dec 2017


  • Shore power cable with RCD block
  • Two 12v batteries
  • 12v interior lighting


  • Cockpit compass,  Sowester bosun
  • Seafarer 3 depth sounder
  • Mast, stern and bow lights

Sails, Spars and Rigging

  • Mast head rig
  • Single spreaders
  • Rig + 10 years
  • Headsail furling, Plastimo furling mechanism


  • Main
  • Genoa

Interior & Domestic

  • Two single berths in forepeak
  • Saloon table converts to double
  • Quarterberth
  • Jabsco heads
  • Fold down washing bowl in heads
  • Galley sink, cold water foot pump
  • Curtains, new Dec 2017
  • Saloon headroom 5` 8"
  • Two burner hob and grill , not working
  • One burner portable gas hob
  • Interior lighting


  • Anchor / plough
  • Transom ladder
  • Two genoa winches
  • One winch on mast
  • Fenders / Warps
  • S/S Pushpit / Pulpit
  • Guard rail gate to port
  • Outboard motor bracket
  • Flagstaff
  • Mast , stern & bow lights


  • 12v bilge pump
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Horseshoe in s/s holder
  • Boathook


  • Sail cover 
  • Dodgers
  • Sprayhood / needs replacing, s/s frame good.


  •   Gentle Persuasion was antifouled in December 2017. 
  •   Her rudder needs attention, gudgeons and pintal are worn.
  •    Lifting keel mechanism replaced professionally Dec 2017 ( £900 ) 
  •    Keel pin replaced and new spacers welded in place, Dec 2017
  •    Engine seacock good, the other seacocks need servicing or replacing.


  • Bill of sale
  • because of her age she is VAT exempt

Owners Comments

  • Gentle Persuasion is priced to sell as her owner is not able to support two boats and  would like her to have a new owner before the end of February, suffice to say any offers over £2000 would be seriously considered !


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.

NOTE - Please ring our offices prior to visiting, as the boat may be unavailable for viewing or located at a different marina.

For a full, detailed specification and additional photographs visit our website at www.watersideboatsales.com


  • BuilderSeamaster
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • Built1969
  • Price£1,750
  • Length7 m
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Cruising Speed5 kn
  • Max Speed6 kn
  • Beam2.44 m
  • Max Draft1.67 m
  • Engine 1
    • Make: Volvo
    • Fuel Type: diesel
    • Propeller Type: Inboard

Contact Seller

Waterside Boat Sales
Unit 13, Haslar Marina Haslar Gosport PO12 1NU United Kingdom
View all boats from this seller Email Call02392 985688