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1986 Gibsea Master 96

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Jacksonville Fl, FL
Listed: 01-12-2022
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$24,000 US

The owner bought this boat in 2020

General condition and any additional information

First Cruising boat and Admiral wants bigger

Standard features

Set up for single-handing with Fleming Wind Vane and comes well-equipped with much key equipment and gear added/upgraded since 2015.

Shes French built strong with a solid fiberglass hull,
Galley with new 2017 ENO stove and full nav station across the beam from each other going forward, then a double couch settee with a butterfly table 33 Gallon SS water tank under each couch, And finally a private V-birth with a closet and shelf storage going forward. The 58 deep large fin keel and half-skeg-hung rudder make for a responsive boat with good motion.

Engine, transmission, and exhaust hose were replaced in 2016 with a Yanmar 3ym20 equipped with an 80-watt alternator.
3 115 AH full river brand group size 31 AGM batteries for the house bank that has a battery monitor attatched and a NAPA group size 48 AGM battery for the start battery bank -all new Jan 2019.

300-watt soft-panel solar array, All Led inside and out.

Ground tackle is a 33Lb Rocna Vulcan with 165 of G4 chain spliced to another 140 of of 3-strand rode, both new in 2018, attached with an over-sized KONG SS swivel.Windlass with controls in cockpit as well as fwd.

Wheel mounted auto-pilot, drive system replaced 2019.
Fleming Wind Vane installed 2021.

Garmin GPS map with updated SD card maps of N. America, Western and Eastern Caribbean. The chartplotter has its own separate depth gauge. It is tied to the autopiolot for following a course and waypoints. Furno Radar.

AIS through the 2019 Standard Horizon gps/AIS mounted at nav station that is also tied to the main chartplotter.

Safety equipment includes a 4-person coastal life raft, new at end of 2018. EPIRB, flares and flare gun. Battery operated signal flare (never expires), several strobes and flashers, ditch bag with non-perishable emergency food and water rations, life jackets.

Extra gear included

Charts for Caribbean,
Extra Nav Chips for GPS
2 outboards, 6hp Suzuki/ and 2.5hp 2stroke
Storm Sail

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

Standing rigging 2.5yrs old
New port windows 2021
WindVane (Fleming)

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