The Gib'sea 96 Master is a nicely proportioned 33ft aft cockpit cruising yacht. “Vitality”, is a lifting keel version with a long fixed ballast keel and a swinging centre plate. She has a modern layout below deck with an aft cabin and aft heads with accommodation for up to 6. VAT paid – SSR registered.
Designed by Joubert & Nivlet and built by Gibert Marine, France in 1986.
Off white GRP hull with blue cove line. Long cast Iron external fixed keel with rope operated swinging centre plate. Semi balanced rudder with half skeg. Tiller steering. Off white GRP deck, superstructure and self draining aft cockpit. Moulded non-slip deck surfaces. Perforated alloy toe rail. Internal structural moulding with mahogany internal joinery.
Volvo 2030 29hp 3 cylinder fresh water cooled diesel engine – new 2006 - with reversing reduction gearbox. Shaft drive to 2 bladed folding propeller. Rope cutter. Electric start and single lever control. Last serviced 2014. Engine hours 769. Engine converted for use with White diesel only. Waterlock/silencer replaced 2014.
Fuel - 110 litres in stainless steel tank aft
Water - 250 litres in two stainless steel tanks, saloon port & starboard
Holding Tank – 1 x 100 litres Stainless Steel
12 volt system – 3 x 125 AH domestic battery new 2014. 1 x 88 AH engine battery. Charging via alternator and wired via isolators to distribution panel. Interior lights. Navigation lights including bow, stern, steaming, masthead trilight & anchor light. Inverter.
240 volt system – shorepower connection, sockets below.Immersion heater.
Deck stepped masthead sloop. ZSpar silver anodised mast and slab reefing boom. Lazyjacks. Roller headsail reefing system. 1 x 19 stainless steel standing rigging – replaced 2009. Wheel type backstay adjuster. Removable inner forestay. Running rigging, including spinnaker running gear led aft to cockpit. Carbon Whisker pole. Adjustable Genoa & mainsheet tracks.
2 x Barlow 25 self tailing genoa sheet winches
2 x Barlow 23 self tailing halyard winches on coachroof
1 x Barlow reefing winch at mast
Mainsail – Green 1999
Furling No 1 genoa – Green 1999
Spare mainsail – Elvstrom 1986
Spare Furling Genoa – resewn 2010/11
Plastimo Contest bulkhead compass
Stowe boat speed
Raymarine ST60+ windspeed direction
Raymarine RL70 Radar display and scanner
Raymarine RC 520 Plotter
Raystar Differential GPS
Stowe Multirepeater and mechanical log
Raymarine ST40 compass display
Raymarine ST40 windspeed/direction
Cobra DSC VHF radio, cockpit speaker and masthead aerial
Simrad HD62 handheld VHF radio
Clock & barometer
Roomy layout with accommodation for up to 6 in 3 cabins (including the saloon).
Forecabin – good size with large double berth, lockers and standing area, sliding door.
Saloon– L shaped settee berths to port and starboard, both with lee cloths, stowage outboard. Fusion stereo radio/MP3/iPod dock with Bose speakers. player. Logik 12v Television with Technik DVD player and aerial. Fixed central table with folding leaves. Large chart table aft with seat, storage and provision for instruments.
Galley to starboard with twin stainless steel sinks, gimballed Plastimo Neptune 2000 gas cooker with two burners oven and grill (gas system not guaranteed to meet current standards). Insulated cool box with 12 volt refrigeration unit.
Aft cabin - to starboard with large double berth and hanging locker.
Heads– aft to port with marine toilet, washbasin and shower and holding tank.
Hot & cold pressurised water system, water heated by mains immersion and engine. Manual fresh and seawater pump. Blue patterned Draylon upholstery. Curtains. 240v fan heater.
Stainless steel pulpit, split pushpit, stanchions & guardwires. Transom boarding ladder. Folding blue sprayhood with s/s frame and matching StackPack type mainsail cover and dodgers with name on. Twin bow roller. S/s plough anchor, chain and warp in draining locker. Lofrans 1000w electric anchor windlass with foot switch controls and wireless remote control. Bow & stern mooring cleats. Mooring warps and fenders. Boat hook. Coachroof grabhandles. Opening forehatch and saloon hatch. Cockpit with deep cave locker, stern lazarette with gas locker, teak slatted cockpit seats and teak cockpit sole grating. Tiller extension. Outboard stowage bracket. Winch handle pocket. 2 x Dorade vents with s/s protection bar. Fishermans kedge anchor, chain & warp. Hose reel. Ensign staff.
Johnson 2.3hp 2-stroke outboard engine
Horseshoe lifebuoy. Danbuoy. Assorted flares & 3 x fire extinguishers (not guaranteed in date). Fire blanket. S/s jackstays. Electric x 2 & 1 x manual bilge pumps. Harness points in cockpit. 3 x 5 litre empty water can. Jon Buoy. Gas Alarm - Sensor fitted (in sink base) main unit not yet fitted.
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information enclosed and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8SA