A rare opportunity to buy a steel hull Gulfstream 45. A beautiful yacht with elegant lines and a ketch rig. A real tough yacht built to the highest specifications by Bay Class Yachts. She is an ideal yacht for long distance cruising or as a liveaboard. She is 90% complete, but still requires some finishing before being considered complete, including sails and some electrics.
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BUILT BY BAY CLASS YACHTS OF CONYER, KENT IN 1994
TO DESIGNS BY MAURICE GRIFFITHS
Steel hull, deck and superstructure
Hull in 5mm steel
Decks in 4mm steel
Cockpit and coamings in 3mm steel with teak sole
Bilge keels in 12mm plate
Coachroof in marine ply over T-bar beams and flat bar margins, sheathed with epoxy and glass cloth
Ford Mermaid FSD 425 diesel 70hp four cylinder engine
Only completed 18 hours.
Raw water cooled
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.
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.
Hank on furling genoa.
4 x Meissner 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 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.
Echo Sounder – Silva
Log/Speed – Silva
Compass - Silva
2 x Fire Extinguishers
1 x Portable Gas Alarm
1 x Fire Blanket
Bursledon Bridge, Bursledon
Southampton, Hampshire SO31 8AZ