This gorgeous Gulfstar 54 Sailcruiser with an Island Friendly 4'11" draft is designed for those interested in a vessel with luxurious interior appointments and spacious accommodations. She can easily and safely be handled by one couple for extended passages or weekend cruising. With two cockpits, the center cockpit and helm is fully enclosable with a fixed, fiberglass hardtop and a full vinyl enclosure. The separate aft cockpit has direct private access to the owner's stateroom, and provides an added area for boarding from the water, whether fishing, swimming or diving. The interior is huge, with accommodations to rival many 60 footers. The hull form provides superb sea handling characteristics under sail or power. Twin turbocharged diesels give optimum motoring or motorsailing performance and greatly improves safety and reliability-a Vetus Bow Thruster enhances docking maneuverability
"Verna Breeze" is an impressive, well maintained example of this popular yacht. High quality construction combined with a luxurious and spacious interior affords an ideal liveaboard cruising yacht. "Verna Breeze" features roller-furling headstay, electric in-mast furling, electric primary winches, electric dinghy davits, bow thruster, twin Yanmar diesels, cockpit hard top, large holding plate refrigerator/freezers, KVH TracVision satellite, etc. She has been priced to sell now by a motivated owner.
Reasonable offers are encouraged! Easy viewing in Fort Lauderdale by appointment.
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"Verna Breeze" sleeps 6 persons in three separate cabins excluding the main salon.
Starting forward, there is a large VIP cabin with a centerline queen-size berth, and an ensuite head and separate shower stall. The mid-ship guest cabin is to starboard, with large over/under berths. The main salon, with two overhead hatches and nine large fixed windows w/ custom blinds has wrap-around leather seating and dining table to starboard. The bar and entertainment area are opposite with an icemaker and two barrel chairs w/storage within. The full size navigation station is on the port side of the companionway. The galley is on the starboard side of the walk-through to the master cabin. The master cabin features a centerline queen-size bed and ensuite head and large separate shower stall.
The interior of Verna Breeze is a full 7ft of headroom, and is truly luxurious and in pristine condition. The fit and finish is first class, with varnished teak and holly cabin soles and LED lighting throughout. The master cabin, aft, features a second companionway that leads out onto the aft cockpit. If you are looking for a comfortable, long range cruising vessel and plan to spend extended time aboard, then this beautiful yacht will be your ideal dreamboat.
The Ariston Super Quiet washer/dryer has its own designated position beneath the linen closet in the forward walk-through by the main mast. The holding plate large refrigerator and freezer were designed for the serious cruising yachtsman.
**Note: The draft on the 54 Sailcruiser is 4’11”, which provides the option to cruise in areas such as the Bahamas where draft can be an issue. With her twin diesels, long fin keel with skegged rudder, “Verna Breeze” balances both the sailing and motoring worlds.
Navigation Equipment and Electronics
**Note: Equipment also mounted at the Helm Station includes the Vetus 12-volt bow thruster controls and complete engine gauges. The equipment on Verna Breeze is impressive, however upgrading could be considered.
Sails and Rigging
The engine room on the Gulfstar 54 Sailcruiser is both spacious and professionally laid out.
“Verna Breeze” is in spectacular condition and fully cruise-equipped. You need bring nothing but your food and clothing as she is ready to go. She has been attractively priced to expedite a swift sale. A serious buyer who appreciates a complete yacht in excellent condition will fully appreciate this Sailcruiser.-Serious offers are encouraged! She is easy to view in Ft. Lauderdale.
Fresh Bottom Paint
New cutlass bearings
Granite counter tops throughout
Stainless hatches replaced
Interior new varnish
Exterior varnish is perfect
New Ice maker
12V cooler in cockpit
720 W Solar Power
9KW Gen 6 years old
New standing rigging 6 years ago
Epoxy bottom barrier 8 years ago
New washing machine 2 years ago
New leather Settee 2 years ago
Interior walls laminated with bamboo last year
Digital A/C controls
New main A/C
New mattresses 6 years ago
New boarding ladder last year
Hydraulic steering rebuilt this year
New Windlass motor
12V Spectra water maker all rebuilt this year
New water pumps
New bilge pumps
New heat exchangers on both engines