1973 Gulfstar 53 Center Cockpit


Stock #26029 - Rebuilt Perkins -6-354
$99,995
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Year: 1973 Type: Sail
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Make: Gulfstar Category: Ketch
Model: 53 Center Cockpit Length (LOA): 53'
Engine Hours: Stock #: 26029
Location: Brunswick County, North Carolina Status: Inactive

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  Name: Scott McNally

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Engine & Mechanical

# Engines: 1 Engine Year: 1973
Engine Make: Perkins Engine Model: 6-354
Engine Type: Diesel Engine Size (Ea.): 130 hp
Fuel Type: Diesel Fuel Tank: 400 gals
# Strokes: 4-Stroke Windlass:
Bilge Blower: Bow Pulpit:
Bow Thruster: Fiberglass Stringers:
Gearbox: GPS:
Heat Exchanger: Keel:
Propulsion: Engine Location: Midship
Fuel Tank Location: Midship Cooling System: Fresh
Composite Construction: Fg Cockpit Type: Center
Steering: Cable Engine Cylinders: 6
Ballast: 5000 Lbs Fuel Tank: 400
Engine Max RPM: 3000  

Navigational Equipment

Compass: Depth Instrument:
Fuel Gauge: GPS:
Knotmeter: Plotter:
Speed/depth/gps: Stanchions:
Tachometer: VHF:
Water Temp Instrument: Wind Instrument:

Deck Features

Winches: Anchor:
BBQ Grill: Beverage Holders:
Bimini: Eisenglass:
Grill: Lines:
Non-skid Deck: Rub Rails:
Storage: Lots

Safety Equipment

AM/FM Ship Shore Radio: Bilge Pump:

Electrical Components

Spreader Lights: Stereo:
Storage Batteries: Water Heater:
Wiring Systems: 110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets: ABYC Color Coded Wiring:
AC Electric Panel: Accessory Switches:
Alternator: Battery Charger:
Battery Switch: Circuit Breaker Panel:
Gauges: Generator:
GPS Speedometer: Ship's Power (12v DC):
Shore Power: Shore Power (110v. AC:
Battery Location: Midship Battery: 5
Shore Power Cords: 2

Sails

Halyard Winches:

Rigging

Traveller: Furler:
Standing Rigging: New

 

Dimensions & Specifications

Length Overall: 53' Length at Water: 47' 3"
Approx. Length: 53' Beam: 15'
Draft: 54" Water Capacity: 400 gals

Accommodations & Passengers

# Cabins: 4 Sleep. Capacity: 4
# Berths: 2 Hot Water System:
Manual Water System: Microwave:
Nav Station: Oven:
Pressurized Water: Pressurized Water System:
Shower: Sink:
Stove: Washer:
Water Pressurized: Countertops:
Dryer: Fridge:
Galley: Handbasin:
Head: 2 Heads: 2
Bath: 2

Detailed Description



This is the first GulfStar ever built! Yes the very first as a result it is over built. Got some talent with wood and a lot of time? This boat come s with a storage unit full of teak, 4X8 1/4 sheets of plywood, SS bolt a generator and all the parts to complete the boat. There is even a sonar with forward looking capabilities. So if you have the talent we've got the boat. It is a GulfStar 53, built like a tank and very strong.
I am not sure how to describe the interior of this vessel. Disaster not really, lots of potential definitely.
First thing I would do is inventory or at least sort out all the parts and put them where I could easily find them. There are boxes of new parts and rolls of wire and boxes of old parts. It is cluttered.
Then I would look at the potential and marvel at how big the below decks area is and how it is still pretty sound. I would then look at what needs to be done, which is a lot. Some new wiring has been done and there is a lot of extra wire (Marine Grade) A new ceiling, new wood work or refinishing for most of the boat. Some of the sole needs replacing, it is a parquet design easy to replace. New cushions, upholstery, maybe some rewiring and some fixtures (might be in the many many boxes. Trim around the ports.
The good news: KVH instruments, Garmin GPS new Mast and all new standing rigging, over-sized and new Chain plates. There is a rebuilt Perkins only about 20 hours on it. Hull was Awlgriped about 3 year ago and looks good, could use a washing and waxing. You will want to address the rub-rail needs to be cleaned up.
There is also a life raft included. Everything is over done and the highest quality. Sails are included.
Make no mistake this boat needs a great deal of work but what a vessel you will have when you are done.

Specific Condition



If you had to buy all the parts that are included it would well exceed $35,000. The parts are there it just needs a person to put it all together.

Construction Features

Designer: Gulfstar Hull Material: Fiberglass
Exterior Color: White Interior Color: Assorted
Binnacle W/compass: Gel Coat:

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