Gulfstar Sailcruiser Cockpit Sloop


Price
US $179,000 plus Shipping,GST & other fees Finance
Currency
Length
54' 0" - 16.46m
Vessel Location
Florida - S. E. Florida Insurance
Year
1988
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP

His gorgeous Gulfstar 54 Sailcruiser with an Island Friendly 4'11" draft is designed for those interested in a vessel with luxurious interior appointments and spacious accommodations. She can easily and safely be handled by one couple for extended passages or weekend cruising. With two cockpits, the center cockpit and helm is fully enclosable with a fixed, fiberglass hardtop and a full vinyl enclosure. The separate aft cockpit has direct private access to the owner's stateroom, and provides an added area for boarding from the water, whether fishing, swimming or diving. The interior is huge, with accommodations to rival many 60 footers. The hull form provides superb sea handling characteristics under sail or power. Twin turbocharged diesels give optimum motoring or motorsailing performance and greatly improves safety and reliability-a Vetus Bow Thruster enhances docking maneuverability
"Verna Breeze" is an impressive, well maintained example of this popular yacht. High quality construction combined with a luxurious and spacious interior affords an ideal liveaboard cruising yacht. "Verna Breeze" features roller-furling  headstay, electric in-mast furling, electric primary winches, electric dinghy davits, bow thruster, twin Yanmar diesels, cockpit hard top, large holding plate refrigerator/freezers, KVH TracVision satellite, etc. She has been priced to sell now by a motivated owner.
Reasonable offers are encouraged!   Easy viewing in Fort Lauderdale by appointment.
Boat Name
"Verna Breeze"
Specs
Builder: Gulfstar Yachts
Designer: R. C. Lazzarra
Flag of Registry: United States
Keel: Fin
Hull Shape: Monohull
Dimensions
LOA: 54 ft 0 in
Beam: 15 ft 9 in
LWL: 43 ft 11 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 11 in
Displacement: 50000 lbs
Ballast: 13000 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 59 ft 0 in
Headroom: 7 ft 0 in
Engines
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH HTE
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 66 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH HTE
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 66 HP
Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: Fiberglass (267 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Fiberglass (360 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: Plastic (40 Gallons)
Accommodations
Number of heads: 2
Outside Equipment/Extras
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Electric windlass
Vessel Specifications 
 

Interior Description
"Verna Breeze" sleeps 6 persons in three separate cabins excluding the main salon.
Starting forward, there is a large VIP cabin with a centerline queen-size berth, and an ensuite head and separate shower stall. The mid-ship guest cabin is to starboard, with large over/under berths. The main salon, with two overhead hatches and nine large fixed windows w/ custom blinds has wrap-around leather seating and dining table to starboard. The bar and entertainment area are opposite with an icemaker and two barrel chairs w/storage within. The full size navigation station is on the port side of the companionway. The galley is on the starboard side of the walk-through to the master cabin. The master cabin features a centerline queen-size bed and ensuite head and large separate shower stall.
The interior of Verna Breeze is a full 7ft of headroom, and is truly luxurious and in pristine condition. The fit and finish is first class, with varnished teak and holly cabin soles and LED lighting throughout. The master cabin, aft, features a second companionway that leads out onto the aft cockpit. If you are looking for a comfortable, long range cruising vessel and plan to spend extended time aboard, then this beautiful yacht will be your ideal dreamboat.

ENTERTAINMENT EQUIPMENT:
KVH TracVision G4 digital satellite system
Hitachi 32" HDTV main salon
9" HDTV/VCR combination forward cabin
Kenwood 200W stereo
(6) Pioneer stereo speakers main salon, aft cabin, cockpit
 

Galley
The Ariston Super Quiet washer/dryer has its own designated position beneath the linen closet in the forward walk-through by the main mast. The holding plate large refrigerator and freezer were designed for the serious cruising yachtsman.

3 burner Force 10 stove/oven
Custom spice drawer, dish racks & canister racks
Technicold holding plate upright refrigerator
Technicold holding plate deep freezer
U-Line icemaker
Stainless steel sink and faucet
Pressurized hot & cold water system
Granite countertops
 

Deck Equipment
**Note: The draft on the 54 Sailcruiser is 4'11", which provides the option to cruise in areas such as the Bahamas where draft can be an issue. With her twin diesels, long fin keel with skegged rudder, "Verna Breeze" balances both the sailing and motoring worlds.

(1) Bruce anchor w/300' 3/8" Hi Test chain 
(1) CQR anchor w/50' 3/8" chain & 300' 1" rode
Twin bow anchor rollers
Ideal vertical electric capstan windlass
Marquipt boarding 6 step dock stairway
Marquipt boarding vertical ladder
Deck wash-down system
Transom shower
(5) Deck hatches
(2) Companionway hatches
Removable cockpit table
Fiberglass hardtop w/full Isinglass enclosures over cockpit
Cockpit Sunbrella cushions
Helmsman seat
Dickinson propane barbecue
(4) custom storage boxes
Switlick 6-man hard canister liferaft
Custom electric dinghy davits
Custom aluminum radararch (powder coated white)
Lifesling overboard rescue system
Horseshoe life buoy
Aft deck floodlights
Arch-mounted spotlight
Class B EPIRB
Numerous life jackets
Numerous spare parts
 

Navigation Equipment and Electronics
**Note: Equipment also mounted at the Helm Station includes the Vetus 12-volt bow thruster controls and complete engine gauges. The equipment on Verna Breeze is impressive, however upgrading could be considered.

NAV STATION ELECTRONICS:
ICOM IC-M700 Pro SSB radio/fax modem
Furuno LCD 24-mile radar
Uniden VHF radio
Datamarine Link 5000 multi-display (depth, speed & wind)
HELM STATION ELECTRONICS:
Robertson Simrad AP-20 autopilot
Furuno color radar/ GPS plotter
Standard Horizon VHF radio
Datamarine depthsounder
Datamarine speed indicator
Datamarine wind speed/apparent wind
Ritchie compass
 

Electrical Equipment

12 volt DC electrical system
110 volt AC electrical system
Heart 3000 W inverter/ battery monitor
Battery charger
Kyocera 4180 W Solar panels
50 A Solar controller
Northern Lights 9 kw diesel generator w/sound shield
(4) 8-D AGM batteries
(1) 4D AGM battery
4 LED underwater Lights
50 amp Hubbell 60' shore power cord
 

Sails and Rigging

Sloop rig
Aluminum double-spreader keel stepped mast
Stainless steel wire standing rigging with suage terminals (5 yrs)
Hood Seafurl roller reefing on headsail
Hood in-mast electric reefing on mainsail
(2) Barient #28 self-tailing electric 2-speed primary winches
(1) Barient #21 self-tailing main sheet winch
(1) Barient #17 self-tailing cockpit sheet winch
 

Mechanical Equipment
The engine room on the Gulfstar 54 Sailcruiser is both spacious and professionally laid out.

Twin 66 HP Yanmar 4JH HTE diesel engines
3 blade Max Props (New)
Triple Racor 500 fuel filters w/ fuel pumps
Reverso 12V oil change system
(2) Rule 2000Rule Electric bilge pumps w/float switches & override
(1) Rule 500 Manual bilge pump
Vetus bow thruster
(3) Cruisair reverse-cycle 16,000 BTU air conditioning units w/ electronic controls
(2) Jabsco electric heads
Halon automatic engine room fire system
Spectra 200C Watermaker
10 Gal water heater
 

Remarks
"Verna Breeze" is in spectacular condition and fully cruise-equipped. You need bring nothing but your food and clothing as she is ready to go. She has been attractively priced to expedite a swift sale. A serious buyer who appreciates a complete yacht in excellent condition will fully appreciate this Sailcruiser. -Serious offers are encouraged! She is easy to view in Ft. Lauderdale.
Recent Upgrades/AdditionsFresh Bottom Paint 
New cutlass bearings
Granite counter tops throughout
Stainless hatches replaced
Interior new varnish
Exterior varnish is perfect
New Ice maker
12V cooler in cockpit
LED Lighting 
720 W Solar Power
9KW Gen 6 years old
New standing rigging 6 years ago
Epoxy bottom barrier 8 years ago
New washing machine 2 years ago
New leather Settee 2 years ago
Interior walls laminated with bamboo last year
Digital A/C controls
New main A/C
New mattresses 6 years ago
New boarding ladder last year
Hydraulic steering rebuilt this year
New Windlass motor
12V Spectra water maker all rebuilt this year
New water pumps
New bilge pumps
New heat exchangers on both engines


Price
US $179,000 plus Shipping,GST & other fees    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Verna Breeze
Boat Reference
227990
Year
1988
Length
54' 0" - 16.46m
Beam
4.80m
Draft
1.50m
Vessel Location
Florida - S. E. Florida
Region
United States
Builder
Gulfstar
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP
Engine
2 x Yanmar 4JH HTE 66 HP
Number Engines
2
Fuel
1362.7482408 Litres

CONTACT DETAILS
Broker / Dealer
Edwards Yacht Sales
Telephone
Fax
727-298-0456
Address
510 Brookside Drive
City / Suburb
Clearwater
State
FLORIDA
Country
USA
Website


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