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1984 Gulfstar Sailmaster 62

$339,000 Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Make Gulfstar
Model Sailmaster 62
Year 1984
Condition Used
Price US$339,000
Type Sail
Class Cruiser (Sail)
Length 62 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
LOA 62 ft
Length at Water Line 52 ft
Beam 16 ft 2 in
Min. Draft 6 ft 7 in
Keel Type Fin
Displacement (Dry Load) 68500 lb
Ballast 20500 lb
Max Bridge Clearance 79 ft
Cabin Headroom 6 ft 8 in
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Perkins
Engine Model T6-354 M
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 1984
Power 200 hp
Drive Type Direct Drive
Propeller Type 3 Blade
Folding Propeller Yes
Propeller Material Bronze
Designer Lazarra
Builder Gulfstar
Cabins 4
Double Berths 3
Heads 3
Fuel Tanks 1 x 450 gal (UK) (GRP)
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 400 gal (UK) (GRP)
Holding Tanks 1 x 75 gal (UK) (Plastic)
Hull Shape Monohull


"MARILYN" is a beautiful example of this famous Lazzara design. She is the last Sailmaster 62- the flagship of their line- built by Gulfstar between 1982 and 1985.

With her modern underbody and 52' waterline she is fast and comfortable. The fully encapsulated modified fin keel and full skeg hung rudder is the right combination for maximum performance and strength. She will easily do 200+ miles a day on passages with comfort and will reach over 10 knots on many an occasion. Speeds of 8.5 to 9.5 knots are the norm for Marilyn.

Marilyn is rigged with hydraulically operated in-mast furling and roller furling headsail. She is easy to handle with only two and is routinely single handed by her owner. Her huge cockpit will easily accommodate large groups, whether under sail or at anchor enjoying sundowners. Her deck has plenty of room to move around and handle lines or to just enjoy the water. With her four double cabins three heads and massive main saloon it is a pleasure to have full crew on board. The raised main saloon is open to the galley. This design is excellent for entertaining larger groups and is something not normally found on boats of this era and in this price range. "We have had up to 30 people on board for day sails and Marilyn accommodated everyone with ease", reports the owner.

Marilyn was purchased by her current owner in 2003. She then underwent a major upgrade, with much of her interior replaced. The main saloon and galley were gutted and replaced with high quality joiner work and appliances. The entire cabin sole was replaced with teak and holly and a new overhead was installed throughout. All of the systems and wiring were renewed and there are wire conduits throughout the vessel. The mast and standing rigging were replaced as well as the main sail. Marilyn is a clean boat and she is fully commissioned at this time.

Marilyn is a good choice and certainly worthy of your inspection if you are looking for a fast, comfortable cruising boat or a spacious home on the water. She has been home to her current owner and taken him cruising from Martha’s Vineyard and throughout the Caribbean for the last twelve years. She will outperform the typical 45' to 55' cruising boat in the same price range, while boasting accommodations that are on boats with a much higher price point. Marilyn is a special boat, fun to sail and to just be a part of.

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Forward VIP guest stateroom: Just aft of the chain locker access, there is a large V-berth. Drawer storage is located beneath the berth, while on either side are nightstands with louvered door lockers above and below the fiddled shelf space. There is a pair of full height hanging lockers on the starboard side of the cabin. Ash staving lines the hullsides and ventilation to this space is provided by a large overhead hatch and two opening portholes.

Forward guest stateroom:Continuing aft, there is a guest stateroom located on port. There are upper and lower berths, hanging and regular locker storage and drawer storage beneath the lower berth.

Forward guest head: Across from the forward guest stateroom and on starboard is the forward head. As you enter, the head is to your left and the sink is to your right. There is a large mirrored medicine cabinet above the sink and a signature Gulfstar teak framed oval mirror to the right of the countertop. There is a separate bar mounted shower wand with a single lever mixer located on the wall next to the head.

Galley: Aft of these spaces is the galley, which uses the full beam of the boat. The main working area of the galley is a large U-shaped space on port. The sinks face aft and are oriented towards centerline. Beneath that countertop are three cabinets and a drawer. The four burner stove is along the hull side and has sliding door storage immediately above the countertop and then two double door cabinets above that. The next counter top wraps around from the stove and along the forward bulkhead. Overhead is a built in stainless steel microwave that is framed by two more cabinets. Below the counter on this section is a lazy Susan cabinet in the corner by the stove, two more drawers and a double door cabinet. On the starboard side you will find a huge counter space, with two top loading ice box lids. At the right end is a custom toaster nook. Beneath the counter are an upright refrigeration/freezer and a locker at the forward end. Above the countertop are two more double door cabinets.

Saloon: Moving up a step from the galley you continue into the saloon. This is truly a sumptuous space, with ash staving lining the overhead and hullsides and large windows providing a wonderfully panoramic view of your surroundings. On the starboard side there is a deep settee, with storage behind and beneath it and a shelf above. A large radiused end dry bar is located at the forward end of the settee. On port is a wrap-around L shaped settee surrounding a gorgeous teak folding table. There is storage beneath and behind the settee and a large shelf behind it. Aft of the settee is a deep countertop with a louvered double-door locker beneath it and a shallower louvered double door locker above it. At the forward end of the settee a half height bulkhead divides the settee from the galley and has a fiddled teak counter on top of the bulkhead. This arrangement allows people in the galley to be part of what is going on in the saloon and makes the entire space feel quite expansive and airy.

Nav station: The nav station is located on starboard aft of the settee and at the base of the companionway. The electrical panel is located here. The black laminate chart table top has a good bit of storage inside and locker storage beneath it. To the right of the upholstered swivel seat is a stack of drawers; electronics are mounted on an instrument cabinet above the desk space.  

Amidships guest stateroom: Aft of the main salon and down two steps is a corridor leading aft to the master stateroom. Off that corridor is another guest cabin on starboard, with a large double berth, drawer storage beneath it and a hanging locker.

Aft guest head: Located on port across from the amidships guest stateroom is another head. The separate shower stall is to your left and has a molded fiberglass seat and a bar mounted shower wand. The head is directly ahead and located along the hullside, with a sliding mirrored door medicine cabinet above it. To the right is a molded countertop with an integral molded sink and a teak framed mirror above the sink.

Master stateroom: At the aft end of the vessel is the private master stateroom. There is a raised walk- around centerline queen berth and a huge drawer at the foot of the bed. Above and outboard on either side of the bed are two rattan door lockers. Double louvered hanging lockers and a full length dressing mirror are on your right as you enter the space, while a tall dresser with five drawers is opposite on starboard. There is a fiddled shelf above the dresser that runs the along the hullside back to the rattan cabinet; a similar shelf runs from the hanging lockers aft to the other rattan cabinet on port. Outboard of the walk-around and at nightstand height on both sides of the berth are countertops, with top access to the storage areas on starboard and drawer storage on port.

Master head: The en suite master head has a tiled floor. As you enter, the separate shower stall is on your left, with the head and sink on your right. Immediately over the countertop are sliding acrylic doors; above that is a large mirrored medicine cabinet.

  • Teak and holly cabin sole throughout (03)
  • Ash staving headliner in the saloon
  • Teak raised panel cabin doors
  • Teak louvered hanging locker doors
  • Curved molded bulkheads and cabinet corners- no sharp corners underway!
  • Indirect and recessed lighting (03)
  • Saloon cushions recovered in Navy Blue Ultra Suede (15)
  • 7’ headroom in the saloon, 6’8” headroom throughout
  • The overall feel of the boat is one of rich understated elegance


  • Laminate countertops with wood edge detail
  • Tundra 120v AC / 12v DC refrigerator/freezer
  • Custom ten cubic foot top-loading ice box w/6”-8” of insulation (11)
  • Force 10 4 burner LPG stove w/oven
  • E-Wave stainless steel microwave oven
  • Scandvik double stainless steel sinks
  • Delta single lever faucet



  • Laminate countertop w/teak fiddle
  • Single porcelain sink
  • Stainless steel single lever pressure water mixer
  • Groco HF Series manual head (07)
  • Bar mounted SS shower wand with single lever mixer
  • Teak shower grate
  • Large oval teak framed mirror


  • Molded radiused countertop w/teak fiddle
  • Integral molded sink
  • Stainless steel single lever pressure water mixerGroco HF Series manual head (07)
  • Separate stall shower
  • Bar mounted SS shower wand with single lever mixer
  • Teak shower grate
  • Large teak framed rectangular mirror over the sink


  • Radiused laminate countertop w/teak fiddle
  • Single porcelain sink
  • Stainless steel single lever pressure water mixer
  • Groco K Series manual head (04)
  • Separate stall shower
  • Teak shower grate
  • Bar mounted SS shower wand with single lever mixer

Water Systems

  • Pressure hot & cold water
  • Hoses for all heads & sink drains replaced (04)
  • Force 10 stainless steel 20 gal. hot water heater (04)
  • One 75 gallon black water tank
  • Two 30 gallon grey water tanks
  • Shurflo Blaster salt water deck wash down pump
  • Marelon thru-hulls
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Manual bilge pump

Hull and Deck

The Gulfstar Sailmaster 62 is a boat known for its strength. The deck and hull are hand laid fiberglass. The deck composition is unusual, in that it is a laminated layup of three layers of fiberglass about 1/4" thick, sandwiching two layers of 1/2" balsa core material between them, giving the deck a solid construction thickness of 1 3/4" thick! The hull & deck are thru-bolted with 3/8" bolts on 4" centers. There are 3/4" structural bulkheads throughout the vessel. The ballast is lead and is internal, so no separation of keel and hull to worry about in the event of a grounding. The rudder is skeg hung and has a 4" diameter solid stainless steel shaft.

The hull was refinished in 2004 using Awl-Craft 2000 Off White; the boot stripe was done in Flag Blue. The deck was repainted in 2012 in the same Awl-Craft 2000 Off White; the non-skid was done with a coarse non-skid additive.

The binnacle was completely rebuilt in 2012, with a fresh coat of Awlgrip, all new instruments, instrument panel and compass, the steering system was overhauled and upgraded and a huge custom cockpit table was designed and fitted into place, with a custom cover to protect it.

  • 110# Lewmar claw anchor w/250' 1/2" BBB chain (13)
  • 75# plow anchor
  • 50# Danforth anchor w/200' 1" nylon rode
  • Double SS bow roller
  • Lofrans Falkon anchor windlass (13)
  • Up/down windlass foot switches
  • Wash down pump faucet
  • 1 ¼” 316 stainless steel bow pulpit (07)
  • Bulwark-mounted stanchions of 316 stainless steel (07)
  • Double ¼” vinyl lifelines with port, starboard and aft boarding gates (07)
  • 1 ½” stainless steel mast safety bars
  • Fiberglass dorade boxes
  • Dorade vents (4)
  • Eight opening Bowmar hatches (re-gasketed 2012)
  • Ten opening ports
  • Nine 1/2" Lexan fixed lights in the saloon (11)
  • Custom fiberglass hardtop bimini
  • Walk-thru cockpit coamings on port and starboard
  • Full cockpit enclosure w/zip-out Strataglass panels (15)
  • Teak 3/8” house top, cockpit sole and seating vacuum bagged/ no screws (06)
  • Cockpit binnacle completely rebuilt and Awlgripped (12)
  • Binnacle rewired (12)
  • Beautiful custom drop-leaf teak cockpit table (12)
  • Sunbrella cockpit table and binnacle cover (12)
  • Bottom paint (05/12)

Sails and Rigging

 When the spar was replaced on Marilyn, the owner had it made four feet higher than the original factory spar. This was to increase her sail area, which dramatically increased her sailing performance.

  • Hood roller furler
  • Hood stowaway mast replaced (05)
  • Forespar internal mast furler extrusion (05)
  • Rondall hydraulic furler for main
  • Boom Awlgrip painted (05)
  • Spartite mast wedge (05)
  • Navtec hydraulic adjustable back stay
  • Navtec hydraulic boom vang
  • Haldex hydraulic power pack & hoses (08)
  • 5/8" 316 SS wire forestay (05)
  • 9/16" 316 SS wire upper and lower shrouds (05)
  • Over-sized turnbuckles (05)
  • Hyan Himrod terminal fittings (05)
  • Whisker pole
  • Lewmar 52 2SPST staysail winches (2)
  • Barient 36 2SPST primary winches (2)
  • Barient 28 2SPST main sheet winch
  • Barient 28 2SPST halyard winches (3)
  • Lewmar double line clutch
  • Halyards replaced (15)
  • Jib sheets replaced (15)
  • Rolly Tasker main sail (07)
  • Hood 150 jib (98)

Engine and Machinery

  • Perkins T6-354M 225HP turbo engine with 3200 hours
  • Motor mounts replaced (12)
  • Intercooler rebuilt (12)
  • Mannicooler rebuilt (12)
  • Stack tubes replaced (12)
  • Starter motor rebuilt (12)
  • New thrust bearing (03)
  • Lobro CV joints (03)
  • 1 3/4" SS drive shaft (03)
  • Luke 3 blade feathering prop
  • Wagner hydraulic steering (pump rebuilt 12)
  • Hydraulic steering lines replaced (12)
  • Wagner hydraulic ram rebuilt (12)
  • Flex instrument gauges (12)
  • Acoustic & thermal insulated engine compartment
  • Oil change system installed for the engine and genset (12)
  • Bilge blower
  • Mermaid 16,500 BTU reverse cycle air conditioner


In 2003, all of the wiring in Marilyn was replaced and upgraded to the current ABYC standards. In the course of routine upgrades and improvements, any systems work was upgraded in the process. There are wire conduits throughout.

  • Northern Lights 12KW generator (700 hours)
  • 120V/220V AC electrical panel (03)
  • 50 amp shore power connection
  • 50 amp shore power cord
  • 120V receptacles throughout w/GFCI protection (03)
  • 12v DC outlets in forward stateroom, saloon and master
  • Inteli Power 60 amp smart charger (09)
  • 1200 watt inverter (06)
  • 12v DC electrical panel (03)
  • 4 4D deep cycle AGM house batteries (15)
  • 1 4D deep cycle AGM starting battery (15)
  • Delco 90 amp alternator (08)
  • Battery parallel switch (03)
  • Two 250w solar panels (15)
  • Morningstar TS-MPPT-45 solar charge controller (15)
  • Mast rewired (05)
  • Aqua Signal masthead tricolor/ anchor light (05)
  • Lightening ground
  • Spreader lights


  • Simrad AP24 autopilot w/RPU300 hydraulic drive (12)
  • Raymarine ST40 depth
  • Garmin 740 color 7” chartplotter (12)
  • Furuno 31 GPS (07)
  • Amec Camino 101 AIS transponder (12)
  • Standard Horizon GX2100 AIS receiver VHF w/DSC (12)
  • Standard Horizon RAM mike at helm (12)
  • ICOM IC-M45 VHF radio
  • Jensen MSR3000 AM/FM/CD player
  • XM satellite radio receiver
  • Jensen stereo remote at helm
  • Visio 32” LCD flat screen TV in saloon (12)
  • Pioneer 20” LCD flat screen TV & DVD player in master stateroom
  • RCA Surround Sound system throughout the boat (12)
  • Pioneer cockpit speakers (12)

Other Equipment

  • Sun awning from the mast to the hard top bimini (14)
  • Sun shade panels around the cockpit from hard top bimini (14)
  • Caribe 12' RIB (13)
  • Yamaha 15HP 2 stroke (13)
  • Stainless steel swim ladder
  • Emergency tiller
  • Life jackets
  • Fenders
  • Dock lines


Owner’s personal effects and any items not specified in this listing


Potential purchasers should assume that any items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his/her agents or his/her surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes or withdrawal from market without notice.


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