Mark Cameron Yachts

Seaward 23


Immaculate example, afloat and ready to go



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelSeaward 23
DesignerTT Boat Designs
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP Semi-Displacement


Engine2x Yanmar 4JH4-TE marine diesel engine x2 75hp @ 3,800rpm 4 cylinder, turbo charged, indirectly cooled. Single lever morse controls Separ Turbine type fuel filters
Engine Hours248
Fuel Capacity232l


Drinking Water Capacity120l


The Seaward brand is synonymous with the iconic pilot boat styling which has become a common sight the world over. The Seaward 23 originates from the TT Boat Designs stable; responsible for many of the larger Nelson designs. A robust, round bilged, semi-displacement hull shape provided the sea keeping abilities for which these designs are famous; making them popular with those sailors making the move from sail to motor. The Seaward 23 underpinning the development of the larger Seaward 25 and 29’s.

Lying afloat the Seaward 23 WEE BISCUIT is presented for sale in commission and ready for immediate viewing. A late example of the class she boast a very high specification with her inventory includes highlights such as:

2x Yanmar 4JH4-TE marine diesel engine, 75hp (less than 300 hours running)
Ambassador Stripper rope cutters on both shafts
Bennett trim tab system
Hardwired 230VAC shore power system
Sterling ProCharge Ultra battery charger
Raymarine a95 chart plotter
Raymarine i40 Bi-Data instrument
Raymarine 49e DSC VHF
Wallas Safe Flame diesel fired hob
230VAC microwave oven
Jabsco electric flush marine toilet
UltraWinch electric windlass with dual control stations

Lying afloat on her berth in Craobh Marina this lovely Seaward 23 is now available for immediate viewing.


Hull Construction:
Single piece GRP moulded hull
GRP formed internal structural members
Plywood bulkheads laminated to hull
D-fendering sprayrail
D-fendering around deck edge
Original blue gelcoat to finish hull
White gelcoat boot top line
Underwater hull finished in red antifouling applied spring 2023.

Deck & Superstructure Construction:
GRP moulded deck and gunwales with integrated wheelhouse and forward coachroof.
GRP moulded cockpit with integrated bases for engine boxes and transom seating
White gelcoat finish to deck and cockpit mouldings
Seaglaze alloy framed windows, finished in white powder coating in wheelhouse, side windows sliding to open
Seaglaze alloy framed opening portlights in forward coachroof sides
Non-slip deck painted panels to finish foredeck and side decks
Non-slip deck painted panels to finish cockpit with plywood inspection panels which can be locked down.

Keel & Rudder:
Moulded GRP skeg keel
Twin stainless steel plate rudders


Engine & gearbox:
Yanmar 4JH4-TE marine diesel engine x2
75hp @ 3,800rpm
4 cylinder, turbo charged, indirectly cooled.
Single lever morse controls
Separ Turbine type fuel filters
Ultraflex electric hatch lifters for each engine access hatch.

Maintenance & Performance:
Engines serviced annually
Engine last serviced by Yanmar agent in February 2023
Port engine running hours @ July 2023 – 248
Starboard engine running hours @ July 2023 – 244
Cruising speed – 10kts
Maximum speed – 15kts
Propulsion & Steering:
Stainless steel prop shafts
Tides Marine Sureseal. Waterfed dripless type sternglands
3 blade, bronze propellors
Ambassador Stripper rope cutters on both shafts
Vetus hydraulic steering system, single station
Single, double acting hydraulic cylinder to move rudders

Trim Tabs:
Bennett trim tab system
Electro hydraulic control system with transom mounted tabs port and starboard
Control panel at helm station with position indicator


Voltage systems:
12VDC onboard power system
230VAC shore power system

Shore Power:
Extension lead to connect to shore supply
Single 16amp connection point
Hardwired RCD protected system
3 pin UK sockets
Battery charger

Battery Banks:
Battery Bank 1 – 12VDC, 110Ah
Battery Bank 2 – 12VDC, 110Ah

Battery Charger:
Sterling ProCharge Ultra
230VAC – 12VDC, 10amp
Remote control panel at helm station

Alternators fitted on both engines
12VDC, 125amp alternators

Pantograph arm type, two-speed wipers on both forward windows
12VDC auxiliary charging socket at helm station


Fresh Water:
Manually pumped cold water only system.
Hand pumped tap in galley
Hand pumped tap in heads

Bilge Pumps:
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump – automatic switching


Twin diesel tanks
Approximate capacity of each tank 116ltrs
Approximate total capacity 232ltrs

Fresh Water:
Single fresh water tank.
Approximate capacity 120ltr


Plotter - Raymarine a95 chart plotter
Depth/Speed– Raymarine i40 Bi-Data
Magnetic compass

Communications Equipment:
DSC VHF – Raymarine 49e DSC VHF


Galley Hob – Wallas Safe Flame diesel fired hob
Microwave – 700w 230VAC
Stainless steel sink
Manual cold water tap

Jabsco electric flush marine toilet
Wash hand basin with manually pumped cold water tap

LED Overhead lighting throughout


Summary of Accommodation:
Twin single berths converting to double

Accommodation Finish:
Wood work throughout of teak veneered plywood with solid teak trims
Sole in forward cabin finished with smooth Treadmaster type material
Corrian galley worktop
GRP moulded base to heads compartment
Grey/Blue/Cream patterned upholstery
Off-White vinyl fabric to finish wheelhouse seating, blue piping to edges of cockpit cushions
Hull lined with vinyl covered panels in cabin
Headlining finished in white vinyl covered panels in cabin and wheelhouse

Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:
Twin single berths in traditional V-berth formation forward, doubles as seating.
Infill section to create large double berth.
Cushioned backrest running around seating forward.
Shelve outboard running around edge of seating outboard and wrapping around above bunk forward.
Storage lockers outboard of shelve forward
Storage lockers beneath aft sections of seating port and starboard
Removable table mounting in socket in sole.

Located aft of seating to starboard.
Corrian worktop with fold-up extension at forward end.
Inset stainless steel sink forward
Worktop mounted Wallas hob style cooker aft
Cave locker type storage outboard of worktop with shelves above
Built in microwave beneath worktop aft with locker beneath and forward

Dedicated heads compartment aft to port.
Inboard facing electric flush marine toilet mounted at aft end of compartment.
Inset wash hand basin mounted in counter top outboard forward

Two forward facing seats port and starboard
Helm station to port with wheel and engine controls and dash panels immediately forward.
Navigation instrumentation and plotter mounted above engine dash.
Navigators station to starboard with small chart table immediately forward of seat. Storage locker within chart table unit.


Canvas Work:
Cockpit Tent – Full cockpit tent cover which fits over stainless steel frame
Cockpit cushions x4 – Off-white vinyl with blue piping

Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – Bruce anchor on chain rode
Anchor Windlass – UltraWinch electric windlass with foot button switches on foredeck and secondary control at helm station
Mooring Warps – Selection
Fenders - Selection

Stainless steel pulpit rail
Single bow roller with anchor self-stowing in roller
Deck mounted stainless steel Samson posts forward and aft
Deck mounted stainless steel mooring cleat midships
Stainless steel grabrails running along coachroof edge port and starboard
Stainless steel grabrails running along wheelhouse roof edge port and starboard
Alloy mast mounted at aft end of wheelhouse roof.
GRP moulded engine boxes forward port and starboard, with helm and navigators seats mounted forward
Electric hatch lifters for engine boxes to provide access to engine and sterngear.
Thwart ships seat aft with locker beneath, locker liner lifts out to provide access to steering gear and other equipment
Transom mounted stainless steel boarding ladder


General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

Navigation Lights:
Navigation lights
Anchor light

Life Saving:
SeaFire automatic extinguisher systems in each engine space
Horseshoe buoy

In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice

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