1979 Gulfstar 47 Sailmaster

ID# 3941345

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Yacht Overview

Make: Gulfstar

Model: 47 Sailmaster

Year: 1979

Length: 47′

Located In: Cape Canaveral, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8268073


The Gulfstar Sailmaster has a well deserved reputation as a strong, long range cruiser with outstanding accommodations. The interior is well appointed with Ac/Heat and teak throughout. There are two staterooms and two full heads each with separate showers. A large elevated main salon is light and bright with a full galley down. Wide clean decks surround the large center cockpit that has a walkthu on the Stbd side. This is a live-aboard/cruisers dream.

Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 47.42
LWL: 40.5
Beam: 13.83 ft
Maximum Draft: 5.67 ft
Displacement: 38,000 lb
Ballast: 10,500 lb


Engine Brand: Perkins
Engine Model: 6-354
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 135|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (350 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (195 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (40 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Vessel Walkthrough

Entering from the companionway door and down into the salon you will find the navigation desk to starboard with swivel seat and the L-Shaped galley to port. Moving aft down the steps you’ll will find the master stateroom with athwart ships double berth, drawers, cabinets, hanging lockers and storage under the berth. To starboard forward is the master head with sink, stall shower and manual head. Back into the salon you will find the straight settee to starboard with shelves behind and storage drawers under and a large U-Shaped settee to port with drop leaf dining table and shelves and lockers behind with storage under. Moving forward you will find the forward guest head to Starboard with sink, head and 2 doors, large hanging locker and forward the V-Berth guest stateroom with lockers, drawers, shelves and cabinets and access to the anchor locker. KOYUKON will sleep 7 owners and guests and has 2 heads with separate showers.

Main Salon:

  • Very Bright and Open Salon
  • Large Windows and Opening Hatches
  • Teak and Holly Flooring Throughout
  • Large L-Shaped Settee with adjacent Settee
  • Hi-Low Table
  • Nav Station
  • Curtains Throughout


  • Norcold AC/DC Refrigerator
  • Force 10 Propane 3-Burner Stove with Oven
  • Deep Double Sink
  • Hamilton Beach Microwave
  • Lots of Storage and Counter Space

Master Stateroom:

  • Island Queen
  • (2) Large Closets
  • (12) Drawers
  • Large Head with Separate Shower
  • Large Opening Hatch Over Berth

Guest Stateroom:

  • V-Berth with Filler
  • Closets and Storage
  • Large Opening Hatch


  • Large Bimini with Solar Panels on Top
  • Dodger with Sunshades
  • Propane Locker
  • Davits
  • Outboard Motor Lift
  • Custom Cockpit Table
  • Safety Netting all Around
  • Two Salon Opening Bowman Hatches
  • Life Sling
  • Windlass
  • Delta Plow Anchor with 300 Ft. Chain
  • Danforth Anchor with 200 Ft. of Chain and Rode
  • Delta Storm Anchor with 200 Ft. of Rode
  • Barbecue Grill
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Cockpit Speakers

Sails and Rigging:

  • Lazy Jacks
  • Roller Furling
  • Mizzen Mast Steps
  • Whisker Pole
  • Mast Winch Two Barient 21
  • Sails Appear to be in Great Shape
  • Maxwell Electric Winch Cockpit

Electronics and Helm:

  • S/Steel Wheel
  • Electronics in Nav Pods
  • Raymarine A70 GPS
  • Garmin 740S GPS
  • Raymarine ST60 Autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind, Depth, Speed
  • I-Com 1C-707 VHF Radio
  • Standard Horizon Ram 3 VHF Radio
  • Morse Controls


  • Onan 8 KW Generator
  • Two Solar Panels
  • Xantrex Inverter Charger 3000
  • Link 10 Battery Monitor
  • 8D Start Battery
  • (6) GC2 Golf Cart House Batteries
  • Dometic Ac/Heat
  • (2) 30 Amp Electrical Service Outlets and Cords
  • Wema Tank Monitor
  • S&K Water Maker Pickled

Engine Details:

  • Perkins Diesel 6-354 rebuilt 2008
  • Kiddie Fire Suppression System

Broker's Comments

Gulfstar only built 79 of the 47 Sailmasters.

Bottom Paint done Summer of 2021 with no blisters.

All Owners Manuals.

Nice older Gulfstar that is all there, needs some updating, has all of the room for a great liveaboard.


NOT INCLUDED with no title a 10 foot Hard Bottom Inflatable with 6 Hp Mercury Outboard.


Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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