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Old 08-02-2012, 16:58   #1
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Gulfstar 43

We are looking at a 1979 Gulfstar 43 MKII to sail to the Carribean. We'd like to know the pros and cons of this boat. Does anybody have one of these boats?

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Old 09-02-2012, 05:41   #2
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Re: Gulfstar 43

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Loonster.

Among other threads, see ➥ Gulfstar
Particularly Richard Jordan’s (post #31), and osirissail’s comments.

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Old 09-02-2012, 07:32   #4
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Re: Gulfstar 43

I delivered a Gulfstar 41 across the Atlantic. The boat itself seemed to be very solidly built,the owner had not done any maintinence in 25 years. The boat didn't point worth a damn unless the engine was assisting (then it sailed very well). I wouldn't own one !
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