Basic Boat Info
Engines / Speed
- Make: Ford Mermaid
- Model: FSD 425
- Drive Type: Direct
- Fuel: Diesel
- Engine Power: 70hp
- Type: Inboard
- Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
- Year: 1996
- Engine Hours: 18
This Gulfstream 45 has 6 berths in three cabins with over 6ft headroom throughout.
The Forward Cabin offers two single berths with lots of storage space beneath and a hanging locker. Two port holes and deck hatch make this cabin light and airy. Aft of the Forward Cabin and to Port is a long single berth again with lots of storage space beneath. Opposite is the heads with single sink with pressurised hot & cold water, shower, marine heads with 100 litre holding tank for heads and shower water.
Aft of the Heads is a mid-ships cabin with double berth, with storage beneath. Again this cabin has port holes and is very light and airy.
Walking up a set of steps takes you to the saloon area. To Port is a long settee berth with storage above and beneath. The saloon has two settees with a central saloon table which could, if required be made into an additional double berth. There is a large saloon table that can easily seat four people.
The Galley is to starboard with sink with hot and cold pressurised water, 4 burner domestic gas cooker with grill and oven, 240V fridge. The Galley area has plenty of stowage for galley equipment. The wood interior gives the boat a very traditional and warm feel. The saloon has lots of windows which makes it feel like a wheel house, i.e. very light and airy. Blue upholstery throughout with blue curtains. The yacht has a “Hunter Hank” solid fuel heating stove opposite the heads..
There is a large cockpit that will seat six. The cockpit has a number of very large deep lockers that offer a significant amount of storage.
It has been designed as a Ketch with a Gaff rig with deck-stepped wooden masts and booms (new 2012) with 2 reefing points and outhaul. Stainless steel shrouds with stainless steel standing rigging (new 2012). Terylene running rigging. Hang on furling genoa.
- 4 x Meissher self-tailing sheet winches
No sails have yet been ordered for the boat but the sail plan has been designed and square footage calculated.
This Gulfstream 45 is powered by a Ford Mermaid FSD 425 diesel 70hp four cylinder engine that has only completed 18 hours. It is raw water cooled Morse controls. Shaft drive to 3 blade fixed prop. 500 Litre ship grade steel fuel tank with a separate 45 litre stainless steel day tank. The main diesel tank is located in over the keel. Cruising speed 6kts and maximum speed of 8kts.
Currently it only has 1 x 12 volt battery 2000 which runs the engine and domestics charging from alternator and 240V battery charger connected to the yachts 240V shore-power system. Hot water is heated by a 240V immersion heater.
- Anchors - 2 x CQR 35KG
- 4 x Fenders
- 4 x Mooring warps
- 3 X very Large Gas cylinders
- Echo Sounder – Silva
- Log/Speed – Silva
- Compass - Silva
- Navigation Lights
- 2 x Fire Extinguishers
- 1 x Portable Gas Alarm
- 1 x Fire Blanket
Long full length integrated keel with lead ballast with bilge plates, rudder with wheel steering.
Built by Bay Class Yachts in 1994 to a Maurice Griffiths design this Gulfstream 45 has a blue 5mm steel hull with 4mm steel decks. The cockpit coamings are 3mm steel with teak sole. The superstructure is cream marine ply over T bars beams and flat bar margins sheathed with epoxy and glass cloth. It has a integrated full length keel with lead ballast with 12mm bilge plates. Wheel steering to rudder. Large self-draining cockpit. Very large cockpit lockers.
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