The owner bought this boat in 2015
General condition and any additional information
The Hunter 240 is an excellent weekend cruiser, offering comfort, stability, and ease of operations. Designed for even single-handed sailing with all lines running aft, our boat is also equipped with a roller furler for its jib and an electric start motor to make the job even easier. No worry about running aground as it has a swing keel that, when raised, has only an 18” draft. Moreover, the new GARMIN chartplotter and sonar with its large 9” touchscreen will provide all the necessary data to navigate to new adventures and mark your route with waypoints so that you can safely return home. Easily trailerable due to its ingenious mast raising system and a water ballast system that, when emptied, gives the boat a dry weight that even a small vehicle can pull, you can readily try out new waters. Both the cockpit and cabin are roomy and well-equipped for day cruising or weekend trips. The overall condition is great but, unfortunately, the owner’s condition is not as good. Thus, this boat will soon belong to someone else. Make it yours today and never worry about being stuck quarantined at home again!
This Hunter cruiser with an overall length of 24’1’ and a wide beam of 8’3” can accommodate 8 people for a sail.
Tohatsu 9.9 HP OUTBOARD engine with electric start and cockpit controls has been serviced by professionals annually.
Retractable centerboard enables boat to be easily trailered or sailed right up to shorelines. When raised, draw is only 18; when lowered, draw is 56.
Water Ballast System provides great stability under sail but, when emptied, also allows for easy trailering even with small vehicles. Displacement without ballast is 2300 lbs; water Ballast itself is an additional 1300 lbs.
Ingenious mast-raising system and lowering system enables owners to readily manage this task by themselves.
With a 245 sq. ft. sailing area, the main sail has a navy Hunter cover and the jib its own storage bag.
Two teak stern rail seats with cup holders offer a great lookout while under sail. Two more built-in cup holders are in the cockit as well.
A non-skid deck and cockpit floor, coupled with lifelines, maximize your safety while under sail. The stainless steel pulpit provides added security
Walk-through transom, fiberglass swim platform, and permanent retractable stainless steel swim ladder make a dip in the water even more enjoyable. Be sure to check the depth finder first.
Dual double berths, forward and aft, are cushioned for sleeping comfort.
Galley includes built-in sink with freshwater bladder and side table with storage. Large, fiberglass dinette table attaches to stainless steel bracket in either the cockpit or cabin with a double settee to enjoy meals on board.
Full set of cockpit and cabin cushions are in excellent condition.
Plenty of additional storage options with six more lockers in cabin and lazarette in cockpit. Even the anchor has its own locker.
Full set of curtains and a portable toilet tucked out- sight offers great privacy.
Removable Ice chest is located under cabin seat.
Galvanized Magic trailer has been equipped with guideposts.
Extra gear included
CDI Roller Furler for jib
Bimini with cover
Auto pilot : RAYMARINE Tiller Pilot
Mast support crutch and mast raising pole
Anchor and chain rode
Portable 5-gallon gas tank
Two-burner Glowmaster butane stove permanently attached in galley
Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior
GARMIN GPSMAP 942XS PLUS 9’touchscreen chartplotter and sonar installed 2020
Teak Stern Rail Seats refinished 2021
Protective Anti-fouling applied 2020
New Battery purchased 2019
Marine radio microphone replaced 2021; antenna, 2020
New tires purchased for Magic Tilt trailer
The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.
Classic hull speed formula:
Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWLA more accurate formula devised by Dave Gerr in The Propeller Handbook replaces the Speed/Length ratio constant of 1.34 with a calculation based on the Displacement/Length ratio.
Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio.311
Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL
A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.
SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64)2/3
A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.
Ballast / Displacement * 100
A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.
D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³
This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.
Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam1.33)
This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.
CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)
Total weight (without water ballast): 2300lbs./1043kgs.
Sailing weight: 3600lbs./1632kgs.
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