The Sea Sprite 23 is an American-built long keeled yacht. She was sailed to the UK by her owner. They were designed by the Swedish boat designer Carl Alberg and are an enduring success around the world.
'Hitch Hiker' has undergone a very complete refit and is now in superb condition throughout, she has new standing and running rigging , new sails, a refurbished engine, new headlining and has been expertly painted, giving her the look of a new yacht.
The Sea Sprite 23 is a fun,responsive, superbly balanced yacht with a very steady sea kindly motion. She is perfect for weekends on the water but has an excellent turn of speed and points well. The current owner has had a very successful racing season with her. For those interested, she would do very well indeed in the Round the island race.
This Sea Sprite 23 can be viewed 7 days a week in Lymington, please call Howard Ross on 07590 847548 for more information and to arrange a viewing.
The Sea Sprite can sleep four. The forward area is a double berth with two rear quarter berths. There is space for a toilet and shelving for a camping stove.
Log and speed instrument in cockpit
Steering cockpit compass
Wind direction mast head arrow
New warps and fenders
Anchor and warp
Yanmar 1G10 fully refurbished installed 2022
New 2022 Standing rigging
New 2022 running rigging
New wiring throughout
New seacocks 2022
Sanders main 2022
Sanders Genoa 2022
Sanders spinnaker 2022
Three bladed Darglow feathering prop 2022
New shaft,Cutlass bearing and stuffing box
New stainless steel fuel tank
New bilge pump
New Harken unit zero furler
2 x Antal winched
2 x Lewmar winches
New Interior headlining