53' Gulfstar 1974



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AVAILABLE! BIG BOAT, SMALL MONEY! This Gulfstar 53 Motorsailer is the perfect cruiser, with her shoal draft of just 5.3 feet. Want to venture beyond? The Bahamas, the Keys...perhaps Bermuda or crossing the Atlantic? She'll get you there delivering excellent performance under sail. Now sloop rigged, with the additional room and no speed reduction. With a 400 gallon fuel capacity, you'll never be stuck in the doldrums! Designed by Vince Lazzara, originally of Columbia Yachts, the Gulfstar 53MS was built from 1971 through 1975. Since only 27 of them were built, they are a rare find and do not last long on the re-sale market at this price.The Gulfstar 53MS has developed quite the legacy as the cruiser of choice for all types of cruising conditions. She's perfect for the Islands with her shallow draft keel in addition to crossing big water with her range. Her hull is solid, built of solid fiberglass and molded thick to take any conditions a bay or sea throws at her. With two staterooms, an office and two heads, a huge salon and dinette area, she's got plenty of room. Her center cockpit has room for eight and the enclosure offers protection from the elements. Her slip is available for lease to the next owner, if desired. Owners change in plans has made "Grace" available. Priced right, owner is looking for offers.Notable Features;Now sloop rigged. Mizzen mast removed and capped in 2012. Provides additional ease of deck movement and space. Does not affect performance.Bow Thruster (New 2010)3 A/C units, new pump and system flush 8/2019New Bottom paint, Running gear inspected, 12/2018 No blisters reported400 gallon fuel capacityWashing machineLOADS of storage!Walk in engine room

United Yacht Sales New Jersey would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 53' Gulfstar 1974. This yacht for sale is located in St Petersburg, Florida and priced at $99,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!





Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



15' "

Engine Details:

Perkins T6.354

Engine 1:

135.00 HP

Engine 2:

135.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

400 GAL

Water Capacity:

400 GAL


Master stateroom aft with ensuite head/shower, accessible from deck or salon, port companionway forward to salon, stand up engine room access and storage along corrider. Salon / galley / Nav station, amidships with converted office just forward to port with forward head / shower across to starboard. Forward stateroom in bow with large V berth with insert. There is a vast amount of cabinet, drawer storage spots throughout the boat with tasteful teak accents and cabin sole.

  • Interior Upholstery replaced 2015
  • (3) CruiseAir AC units (New A/C pump and lines flushed 8/2019)
  • Aft manual toilet (Lectra San unit included but not in service)
  • Electric toilet in forward head, (New 2015)
  • Alpine AM/FM/CD stereo w/speakers
  • Panasonic TV w/VHS & DVD player
  • Shakespeare TV antenna (NOT INSTALLED)
  • Village Marine 15GPH watermaker (not on use)
  • Built in Maytag washing machine
  • Berber carpet throughout
  • (4) burner propane stove w/oven
  • Holding plate front load refrigeration - engine & AC driven (Curently Inoperable)
  • Holding plate top load freezer - engine & AC driven (Currently Inoperable)
  • Thermador microwave oven
  • Dishes & galleyware convey
  • Double S/S sinks with H/C pressure water
  • Freshwater foot pump
  • Xintex propane sniffer
  • (2) steel propane bottles
  • 12 gal water heater
  • Bow Thruster with separate battery
  • 8Kw Northern Lights generator (2450 hrs)
  • Engine/genset start battery
  • (8) 6V batteries wired to form 2 battery banks (New 2018)
  • (3) battery selector switches w/combiner
  • Heart interface 2500w invertor/130 amp charger
  • Heart interface Link 20 battery monitor/control
  • Battery test panel
  • Garmin Map 3010 GPS/chartplotter
  • Digital Depth
  • Garmin Radome with pedestal, (Not installed)
  • Robertson autopilot
  • Icom 707 SSB transeiver w/auto tuner (Inop)
  • VHF
  • Dripless shaft seal
  • Holding tank
  • Dual lever engine controls
  • (2) Racor fuel filters
  • Sea Strainers
  • 12v fuel transfer pump
  • 12v lube oil transfer system
  • Hynautic hydraulic wheel steering
  • (2) automatic bilge pumps
  • Manual bilge
  • (1) 12v portable bilge pump
  • Emergency tiller
  • Custom Aluminum Dinghy Davit / Antenna arch (New 2016, radome, VHF, TV antennas included but not yet installed))
  • RIB and 15HP Outboard Motor
  • Custom PlasTEAK swim platform (New 2016)
  • Ideal electric windlass with foot switches
  • 63# Stailnless Steel plow type anchor w/200' chain
  • CQR secondary anchor with rode
  • Custom teak anchor pulpit ('07)
  • Seawater anchor washdown
  • Bimini (canvas new 2016) & cockpit enclosure
  • Covers for handrails & hatches
  • Freshwater washdown system @ stern
  • Lifelines
  • Lifesling 2 MOB system
  • Safety Gear
  • Lifejackets
  • Now sloop rigged. Mizzen mast removed and capped. Provides additional ease of deck movement and space. Does not affect performance.
  • F Breman & Sons mainsail
  • Quantum 110% high cut genoa
  • 2 Storm Sails
  • Profurl furling system for headsail
  • Lewmar winches, (2 electric motor systems, 2017, not installed but included)
  • Main mast keel stepped
  • Jacklines on mainsail
  • Stack Pac
  • S/S wire standing rigging w/Stalok terminals

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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