A really nice example of this well built and finished cruising yacht from a "golden era" of French production yachts. this Gib'Sea 96 is the "Master" version meaning that she has a generous heads. This Gib'Sea 96 benefits from having been re rigged in 2014 and having been laid up ashore for six months every winter for many years.
Accommodation is for six persons in three cabins (includes the saloon)
Forward cabin with double berth in the usual 'V' configuration
Two single settee berths in the saloon.
One double berth right aft and to starboard.
The dining area is at the forward end of the saloon and will seat a full crew.
The 'L' shaped galley is to starboard and at the after end of the saloon and local to the dining area for ease of catering and entertaining. Two ring gas cooker, fridge, two stainless steel sinks, pressurised hot and cold fresh water.
The chart table is to port and forward facing.
The head is to port and fitted with a sea toilet, shower and wash hand basin. Pressurised hot and cold fresh water.
Two steering compass.
Sealine VHF radio.
Stowe speed log.
Stowe echo sounder.
Ships clock & barometer.
The vessel is sloop rigged and all masts and spars are alloy
All standing rigging is stainless steel (new 2014)
All running rigging is in good order (new 2014)
Tri Radial Spinnaker
Fully battened Mainsail
Sails new between 1995 and 2009
The Headsail is roller reefing and the mainsail is slab reefed (Three reefs)
Main sail cover
Yanmar 2GM 20hp diesel engine 1988.
Cruising speed 6 knots.
Maximum speed 7.5 knots.
Fuel capacity 95 litres.
Water capacity 246 litres.
Range under power 300 miles.
Engine serviced to date.
The ships electrical system is 12 volts throughout with power being supplied to two 95 Ah batteries via an engine driven alternator.
Batteries new 2015.
The open cockpit is deep safe and self draining.
Deep cockpit locker to port.
Two bulkhead mounted compass.
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit.
Full stainless steel guardrails.
CQR and Bruce anchors with chain and warp.
Manual anchor windlass.
Three control winches
Two primary winches.
Navigational lighting to MCA standard.
Three electric bilge pumps.
One manual bilge pump.
Two horseshoe lifebuoys with safety lights.
Plastimo four man liferaft.
Three fire extinguishers.
One fire blanket.
Four man inflatable dinghy.
2.5hp Honda outboard.
240 Volt shore power with meter.
Large selection of engine spares.
Ashore for six months annually.
Main companionway hatch in process of being replaced.
A selection of warps and fenders.
Winter storage cradle.
Last survey 2011 by Teem Surveys.
The Gib-Sea 96 Master 'Meerkat' is a good example of her class. She has been well cared for and maintained to a high standard. Early viewing is recommended.