GIB SEA 37 Ketch for Sale

by Sophie Jessome
(Martinique)

Fully Loaded for Liveaboard, and Ready to Set Sail!

Boat is currently in Martinique & Registered in France (no taxes)

We put all our hearts and time into this solid boat, and it saddens us to part with it, but proximity to our family and new work is calling us back to the land for a long time.
This boat is now to be a great sailer and a highly reliable boat with its tough and thick hull. It is very easy to handle and is extra safe with a center cockpit. It has lots and lots of storage space, which is very convenient! It sleeps 6 comfortably.

We installed 2 x Lewmar48/2-speed self-tailing winches for the headsails. Hullpaint is brand new form last december. We used AWLGRIP 2000. Boat has been extended in the back to accomodate going up and down the boat with a fibreglass construction that is integrally part of the boat.

ENGINE: PERKINS 4108 / 40HP
We always took great care of it. Starts right away and runs smoothly.
5800h. (rebuilt at 4000h);
New injection pump(2019);
New exhaust system (2019);
New diesel pump (2019);
New raw waterpump bearing (2018);
J-PROP propeller;
Carbon shaft seal;

ELECTRICITY
-Solar charger MPPT 75/15;
-Shore charger 110/220V CRISTEC;
-3 batteries (285 Amp. Totals) + 1 starter battery;
-2 solar pannels (85W each);
-Battery monitor Xantrex Link 10;
-Inverter 450W;
-Wind generator APOLLO 1000W + charger (to be installed);
-Honda 1000 generator;

INDEPENDANT CHARGING SYSTEM
GOAL ZÉRO system;
Seperate battery and solar panel (105W) with integrated inverter;
We use that system to independantly charge our 2 laptos, phones, tablets, etc;

SAILS
Mainsail, Furling Genoa PRO FURL 40 (bearing is a lil' old), Trinquette & Foc on removeable inner stay, which is new of 2019, Mizzen sail new of 2017;

WATER
2 Flexible tanks 260 L + 120 L;

NAVIGATION
GPS Furuno;
Radar Furuno;
Autopilot Raymarine St400 with remote control;
Hydraulic system + 2 spare Autohelm 3000 cockpit autopilot;

ANCHORING
Spade anchor + Danforth anchor;
60m galvanized chain bought in the US + rope 15m;
Windlass Lofran Cayman 88;

TOOLS
Lithium battery cordless tools;
Drill, roundsaw, Jigsaw, Grinder;
110V tools: 2 x orbital sanders + large diameter polisher;
other regular tools, ratchet, screwdrivers, etc;

SAFETY
Viking liferaft or 6 persons (needs revison);
Emergency beacon KANNAD;
IRRIDIUM sat phone;
4 inflattable PFD with harness;
All flares, though some may need to be changed to be up to date;
Sea anchor;

OTHER EQUIPMENT
Westmarine dinghy - 4 persons;
Outboard - Honda 2.3hp (2018) USA warranty is 5 years;
Easy lift system at the back of the boat;

Mast ladder (2017)
Barracuda sewing machine for sails and canvas (2018);
Rubber bumper. new, to be installed;
WIFI system with antenna booster (Coasta Marine) new 2018;

GALLEY
customized with drawers and lots of storage;
Oven - ENO;
New stainless steel sink (neuf 2018);
Fridge 12 volts (4 amp/h);
Cooler;

TOILET/SHOWER
Inside toilet RM69, Gray water tank (mandatory in the states and other countries )
Seperate shower system is outside -- A USB charge pump you immerse in a bucket linked to a shower head. We charge it every month and a half. Very convenient and saves lots of water and electricity. The pipes for the inner shower are still in place, we just don't use them. There is a bilge pump in the toilet for that purpose.

We reinforced the chainplates with epoxy and portions of the roof (which is Balsa). We also fixed two areas that were humid when we boat the boat. We rebuilt the kitchen which was old and yucky on the purchase, so all new wood.

Things to be done: Mainly this is esthetics. Revarnishing the wood and repainting parts inside, as relining the bulkheads in the 2 cabins. The dodger is getting pretty old too. I mean, it's still fine to sail with, just not pretty.

Asking Price: €35,000


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