Freeman 23



LOA (Metres/Feet): 07.09m / 23' 3"
Draft (Metres/Feet): 0.61m / 2' 0"
Beam (Metres/Feet): 2.29m / 7' 6"
Air Draft (Metres/Feet): 01.83m / 6' 0"
Berths: 4
Type: River Cruiser
Fuel: Petrol
Reference: NYH62007

FREEMAN 23 – 1972 – Powered by 1 x Ford Watermota 35hp Petrol Engine. 4 berth accommodation with 1 x toilet compartment (porta loo). Galley with two burner hob, grill and oven. Sink with cold water supply. BSC 06/20. A well kept, clean example of the popular classic Freeman 23.  A great introduction to boating and ideal for cruising through Broadland with its low airdraft.


Freeman 23 for sale

Boat Reference Number: NYH62007
LOA (Metres): 07.09m
Draft (Metres): 0.61m
Beam (Metres): 2.29m
Air Draft (Metres): 01.83m
Vessel Location: NYA HORNING
Cabins: 1
LOA (Feet): 23' 3"
Draft (Feet): 2' 0"
Beam (Feet): 7' 6"
Air Draft (Feet): 6' 0"
Berths: 4
Toilets: 1
Hull Construction: GRP
Fuel: Petrol
Showers: 0
Hull Type: Semi-Displacement
Engine Manufacturer: Ford Watermota
Engine Power: 35
Number of Engines: 1
Drive Type: Shaft
Type: River Cruiser
Max Speed: 7
Make: Freeman


  • Two burner gas hob with oven and grill
  • Sink with cold water tap
  • Good cupboard storage
  • Crockery cutlery included in the sale

Deck Equipment

  • Stainless Steel pulpit rail
  • Stainless Steel grab rails
  • Wooden mast
  • Removable windscreens
  • Full PVC canopy
  • Ropes
  • Fenders
  • Mudweight
  • Wooden flag pole with Ensign
  • Removable stainless and wooded safety ladders

Mechanical / Electrical

  • 2 x batteries (one starter one leisure)


  • Traditional Freeman layout with V berth in fore peak with infill to create a double berth.  Toilet compartment equipped with porta loo.  Full length hanging locker with hidden partition door allowing forward cabin privacy.  Dinette midships with drop down table converts to a double berth.  The galley area is conveniently placed opposite. There is a range of cupboards, drawers and lockers in the main saloon/galley area. Door leading up to cockpit.
  • The cockpit has a single helm position to port with instrumentation, folding co helm seat to Starboard.  Bench seating aft with canopy storage area behind.

Navigation Equipment

  • Navigation lights
  • Compass

Safety Equipment

  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Boat Safety Certificate to 09/06/20

Service History

  • Annual Oil and filter change to engine and gearbox last carried10/17
  • Polished and antifouled 2016 additional photos available in office


  • The vendor has owned the boat since 2012 during which time he has both improved and maintained the boat to include
  • Fitting electronic ignition kit, new plugs, HT leads and coil
  • Fuel system overhauled and engine re-tuned
  • New engine hoses, impeller, thermostat, and pressure relief spring fitted
  • New brass seacock fitted
  • Well documented maintenance file of receipts available for viewing
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