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1973 Gulfstar 53 MS For Sale

$144,500
Stock #186754 -
Inactive
Inactive
$144,500

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1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1
1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1
1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1
1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1

Boat Details

Year:
1973
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Gulfstar
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
53 MS
Length (LOA):
53'
Beam:
15' 11"
Draft:
55"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
186754
Location:
Southport,, North Carolina
(near Wilmington)
Status:
Inactive
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Reason for Selling:
Upgrading
Sailboat Details
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Covers - Sail:
Mizzen:
Spinnaker:
Blocks:
Standing Rigging:
Winches - Electric:
Roller Furling System:
Running Rigging:
"Roomy and seaworthy Gulfstar 53 masthead ketch cruiser!"

Located in Southport, NC.

This 1973 Gulfstar 53 MS is the perfect center cockpit pilothouse motorsailer ketch.

Designed by Vince Lazzara, from Columbia Yachts, the Gulfstar 53MS was built from 1971 through 1975.

Only 27 were built, so they are a rare find

The Gulfstar ...more

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1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1
1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1
1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1
1973 Gulfstar 53 MS - #1

1973 Gulfstar 53 MS Ketch Sailboat in Southport,, North Carolina

Stock #186754

Located in Southport, NC.

This 1973 Gulfstar 53 MS is the perfect center cockpit pilothouse motorsailer ketch.

Designed by Vince Lazzara, from Columbia Yachts, the Gulfstar 53MS was built from 1971 through 1975.

Only 27 were built, so they are a rare find

The Gulfstar 53MS has a solid reputation of being a cruiser of choice for all types of cruising conditions.

Whether in the Islands with the shallow draft keel or crossing big water with a big range.

Hull built of solid fiberglass, three staterooms, two heads, a huge salon and dinette area, perfect for family and friends staying on board, with a capacity to sleep nine.

The center cockpit is very spacious and has a great enclosure for all weather.

Don't miss the opportunity to own this unique 1973 Gulfstar 53MS!!

Information On Condition

As per seller:

All components and structures are in proper functional condition

All maintenance has been done consistently.

The owner has all records of work performed on the vessel.

No knowledge of any boat issues.

**The boat is currently undergoing a big renovation/update, will update information and pictures when complete!*** 08/2019

Approximate boat location: Southport,, North Carolina


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Basic Details
Year:
1973
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Gulfstar
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
53 MS
Length (LOA):
53'
Hours:
320
Stock #:
186754
Location:
Southport,, North Carolina
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1973
Brand:
Perkins
Model:
6-354
Hours:
320
Size:
120 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
360 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
9 mph
Maximum Speed:
17 mph
Fuel Consump.:
1.5 gals/hour
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
HVAC:
Macerator:
Water Pump:
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
53'
Length at Water:
47' 3"
Beam:
15' 11"
Max. Draft:
55"
Cockpit Location:
Center
Weight:
44,000 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
63' 5"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
GPS/ Fishfinder/ Plotter:
Navigation Lights:
Sound System:
VHF:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
Beverage Holders:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Seating:
Cockpit Table:
Freshwater Hookup:
Storage:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Cockpit Life Sling:
Fire Suppression System:
Life Sling:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
ABYC Color Coded Wiring:
AC Electric Panel:
Alternator:
Battery Switch:
Cockpit Lighting:
Courtesy Lights:
Fuel Gauge:
Night Lighting:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Sails
Main Sail:
Roller Furling Jib:
Covers - Sail:
Mizzen:
Spinnaker:
Rigging
Blocks:
Standing Rigging:
Winches - Electric:
Roller Furling System:
Running Rigging:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
3
Sleep. Capacity:
9
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
180 gals
Waste Capacity:
70 gals
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Microwave:
Oven:
Port Holes:
Refrigerator:
Salon:
Shower:
Sink - Cabin:
Sofa:
Stove:
TV:
Vanity:
A/C + Heat:
Aft Stateroom:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Countertops:
Curtains:
Forward Stateroom:
Head:
2
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Vince Lazzara
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Full Keel (shoal)
Exterior Color:
White & Blue
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
Closed Transom:
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