Gypsy Girl, a Deancat 365 for Sale

by Cherry Yarrow
(Barra de Navidad, Mexico)

Downwind sailing is incredible.

Downwind sailing is incredible.

Do you dream of sailing away to a tropical island and snorkelling over colourful reefs?

We are offering a rare chance to own a really safe, stable and comfortable catamaran which has seen us travel from Africa, across the Indian Ocean, calling in at Chagos, Seychelles, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. From there we did a lot of cruising round Thailand and the Andaman Islands.

We sailed around Sumatra, climbed Krakatoa volcano, visited Borneo, Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Japan, then went north to the Aleutian islands, Alaska and the West Coast of USA, to El Salvador.

Gypsy Girl is a proven, open sea cruising catamaran.

She has been lovingly modified to improve performance and comfort, and is realistically priced at $98,000. Unfortunately, health issues have dictated that we stop sailing, so we are offering our beloved home to a new dreamer.

Boat Specifications:

Builder: Dean Catamarans;
Designer: Peter Dean;
Built: 1992;
Length Overall: 36.5 ft;
LWL: 36 ft;
Beam: 17 ft;
Headroom: 6ft 7 inches;
Draft: 3 ft;
Displacement: Approx 7 tons;
Mast height: 40 ft aluminium, renewed 2014 with folding steps;
Rig Type: Sloop/Cutter. All shrouds upgraded from 7mm to 8mm dia. 2014;

Engines:

  • 2 X 16 hp Kubota marinized by Beta Marine (approx 3000 hours each). Yanmar SD20 saildrives;
  • Propellors: Flexofold 15 X 12 folding props;
  • Staterooms: 4;
  • Heads: 1;
  • Fresh Water Tankage: 150 gals/567 ltrs;
  • Fuel Tankage: 76 gals/287 ltrs. Additional 200 ltrs in drums stored in front lockers;

Accommodation:
  • Number of double berths: 4;
  • Number of cabins: 4;
  • Number of heads: 1 Jabsco manual bath tub never used and doubling as storage;
  • High quality bespoke cabinetry throughout, table with binnacle storage;
  • Comfortable u-shaped dinette in main saloon;
  • Navigator station;
  • Extra sail and tool lockers built into quarterberth floors;

Equipment:
  • Radio connected to speakers in saloon and cockpit;
  • CD player;
  • Raymarine ST 40 Bidata depthsounder and log (not used);
  • Raymarine ST 60+apparent wind direction indicator and wind speed indicator;
  • CPT Belt driven Autopilot;
  • Neptune Windvane self steering (ideal for heavy weather);
  • Vespermarine AIS receiver with antenna;
  • Furuno 1623 Radar;
  • Trilens Radar reflector;
  • Uniden handheld VHF radio submersible;
  • Compass Plastimo;
  • Lenovo laptop computer with external Gps sensor;
  • Lowrance 3500C chartplotter with electronic chips for coastlines of the world;
  • Icom 710 SSB radio and Pactor 111 modem with computer for Sailmail communication;
  • Icom VHF with masthead antenna and cockpit repeater;
  • Various paper charts mainly from Africa to South East Asia and North Pacific;

Electrical Equipment:
  • 1000 W Inverter 12 v to 240V connecting to internal circuit with plug outlets;
  • Transformer 240V to 110V;
  • Solar arch 3 x 75 Watt solar panels : 1 X 150W on cockpit roof, through 20 amp regulator;
  • Eclectic Air D400 Wind Turbine with separate regulator for each battery bank;
  • 6 x 12Vdeep cycle house batteries 600amp hours , 2 x 12V engine deep cycle starting batteries;
  • 2 x 40 amp high output alternator on each engine;
  • Amp usage monitoring system through battery shunt;
  • Voltage readout for each battery bank;
  • Shore power cable connection;
  • 6 x 12v fans;
  • L.E.D Lighting in saloon, elsewhere 12v fluorescent;

Dinghy:
  • 8.0 ft. Hypalon inflatable which fits snugly on the foredeck;
  • 2.5 hp Suzuki 4 stroke;
  • 10 foot Port-a-Bote with dive ladder;

Galley:
  • Spacious Galley in Port hull;
  • SST double sink;
  • small Isotherm refrigerator 12 v keel cooled;
  • SST Propane Stove Force 10 stainless Steel with 3 Burners, Oven;
  • Calorifier engine heat exchanger on port engine;
  • Dickinson Newport Diesel Heater;
  • Espach radiator fan heater connected to starboard engine;
  • huge amount of storage for pots, pans, dinnerware etc.;

Sails:
  • Fully battened mainsail Ullman with three reef points in excellent condition;
  • Stackpack with lazyjacks;
  • Ullman genoa with Profurl furler;
  • Ullman Staysail with Profurl furler;
  • Assymetric gennaker with dousing sock;
  • Spare Miura No. 2 hankon sail to extra forestay;
  • Spare storm jib hankon to extra forestay;

Outside Equipment/Extras:
  • Cockpit table teak;
  • Cockpit cushions with quick draining foam;
  • Swimming ladder;
  • Cockpit shower;
  • Outboard engine attaches to emergency steering arm;
  • 6 man inflatable life raft, expired;
  • Sunbrella bimini with side awnings and aft awning;
  • Fibreglass dodger with 1 opening window;

Anchoring:
  • Muir heavy duty electric windlass with chain and rope gypsy;
  • 45lbs. Bruce anchor with 200ft 3/8 galvanized chain plus nylon rode, with bridle;
  • 45lbs.CQR anchor with 100 ft. of 3/8 galvanized chain plus nylon rode;
  • 35lbs Danforth kedge anchor;

    Safety:
    • Harnesses 6 including Mastpro climbing harness;
    • Epirb emergency beacon;
    • 2 inflatable life jackets;
    • Lifesling MOB system, horseshoe and Danbuoy;
    • Flares & other signaling devices in ditch bags . (out of date);

    Plumbing:
    • Marine head manual Jabsco;
    • 4 x Submersible bilge pumps protecting bilges and engines;
    • Spare submersible pump for emergency;
    • Pressure fresh water plumbing to heads and galley sinks;
    • Seawater Whale pump at galley and head;

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