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Boat Description

The New Gunfleet 74

Following in the wake of the success of the 43 and 58,  Gunfleet has again teamed with designer Tony Castro to create their new flagship, the Gunfleet 74.

Designed by Experience

The yacht features an anchorage friendly, low centre of gravity, shoal draft bulb keel with a centreboard and twin rudders. A performance orientated sail plan is complemented by a choice of cutter gear or a solent jib with hydraulic furling on both headstays for ease of handling.

In recent years the principals at Gunfleet have owned and operated three live aboard yachts in the 60-80ft size range, which have each cruised extensively in waters from the Arctic to Auckland. This wealth of experience is being fully utilised in the development of this design. 

An all-round stunning cruising yacht

The Gunfleet 74 promises a combination of a stunning profile, comfortable spacious accommodation above and below deck and a host of practical seamanlike features expected to set a new benchmark in this size range. Indeed this yacht offers a range of features normally associated with much larger vessels.

The general arrangement, joinery style and equipment will be configured to match each owner's priorities. An extensive library of concept and technical drawings are available for review with our sales staff. 

In terms of both build quality and specification the Gunfleet 74 will be completed to a high standard and some special opportunities exist for early buyers.

The first yacht is expected to be afloat for the 2014 season.




Boat Details
Hull Material CompositeHull Shape Monohull
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Dimensions

DATA & DIMENSIONS (approximate)

Length Overall23.19m (76' 1")
Length of Hull22.44m (73' 8")
Length of Waterline20.78m (68' 2")
Beam5.93m (19' 5")
  
Draft 
Centre boarder up2.06m (6' 9")
Centre board down4.11m (13'6")
  
Displacement57,000kg (125,663 lbs)
Water2000 litres (440 gallons)
Fuel2000 litres (440 gallons)
  
EnginePerkins-Sabre M250C hp (186 kW)
  
Sail Area 
Mainsail (Full Battened)154.88 sq m (1,667 sq m)
Genoa (furling 135%)165.31 sq m (1,779 sq m)
  
Air Draft31.96m (104'10")
(excl. optional lights and aerials)


NB
Displacement and draft are quoted in typical cruising
trim for the standard yacht.

Standard Features

MOULDINGS

• EURCD Design Category ‘A’ Ocean
• White gel coat
• Composite engineering by High Modulus

HULL

• Composite and stainless steel bowsprit
• Cove line and single boot top
• Balsa cored topsides
• Solid laminate below waterline with Kevlar reinforcements
• Carbon reinforced GRP structural grid
• Epoxy undercoat and antifoul

DECK

• Rolled-edge composite bulwark
• Aft deck sun-bathing area
• Balsa core to flat areas
• Transom door – fold down platform, with boarding ladder
• Laid teak deck comprising anchor locker lid, cabin top, ring deck, cockpit floor, cockpit seats, helm cockpit floor, helm seats, aft deck, lazarette lid, transom platform, gas locker lid and coaming step
• 3 pairs internal deck scuppers
• Large aft lazarette locker
• Forward sail locker
• Forward chain locker

KEEL

• Lead ballast keel
• Stainless steel keel bolts
• Cast bronze centerboard
• Lifting mechanism with powered hydraulic ram operated from helm

RUDDERS

• Twin spade rudders (semi-balanced)
• Emergency back-up via tiller on deck

ENGINE

• Perkins M250C 250hp including gearbox
• Bronze P bracket, SS shaft
• 4 bladed Brunton Varifold folding prop
• Engine room sound proofing
• Aquadrive shaft coupling
• ‘Lip Seal’ shaft seal system
• Exhaust, water lock and separator
• Engine alternator 12V/90 Amp for engine battery charging only
• 500 amp hrs dedicated engine 12V starting battery - AGM sealed type
• Electric engine room extraction fans
• Engine room venting
• Twin Racor fuel filter system with warning light - linked to generator
• Single lever engine control
• Auto fire extinguisher

THROUGH HULLS (DZR)

• Central manifold for raw water inlets
• Central manifold for aft cooling and grey water outlets

STEERING

• Lewmar Mamba (torque rod) steering
• Twin leather covered SS wheels on Flightdeck© pedestals
• Bowthruster - Retractable type 24V

NAVIGATION

• B&G 12” Zeus chartplotter with 4G radar at pedestal x 2
• B&G 8” NSS touch screen 4G radar/chart plotter/CZone control at chart table x 1
• B&G Triton multifunction sailing instrument displays x 5
• GPS
• VHF radio telephone with masthead antenna
• B&G autopilot with control unit

DC ELECTRICS

• 24V domestic battery sys