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Freeman 23

The Freeman 23 developed from the Freeman 22 Mk1 and 22 Mk2, with slightly squarer lines, particularily around the fore cabin. Noteably there is no step in the deck, of the extra foot - 3" went into the toilet compartment allowing the loo to be mounted bow to stern. The remaining 9" went into the cockpit area for summer cruising.

Specification

This is a factory specification from the original boat brochures. It must be noted that each boat was individually made, sometimes to owners particular specifications and the manufacturing process developed over time.

Length:  23' 3" Beam:  7' 6"
Draft:  2' Height Above Waterline:  6' 10"
Headroom:  5' 11" Weight:  30 cwts
Speed:  8 - 9 Knots Construction:  Fibreglass
Berths:  4 Water Capacity:  15 Gallons
Fuel Capacity:  15 Gallons Start Date:  1970
End Date:  1974  

Original Engine(s)

The boats were fitted with a number of engine options from new. This model could of been fitted with one of the following engines depending on the original order.

Example Engines

WaterMota Sea Wolf Crossflow (Standard) with J-Type Gearbox, Perkins 4.108

Further information on the engines and the models they were fitted in can be found in the engines section.