Gulfstar 60 Mk II

 Gulfstar 60' Mk II

"La Boheme"


The highly-desired Mark II layout features four separate cabins and three heads with plenty of room to cruise in comfort and safety.  A powerful sailing vessel capable of reaching 12 kts under sail.  All lines are led to the large, well-protected protected center cockpit, with electric winches and in-mast furling making sailing easy for a cruising couple.

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Boat Name
"La Boheme "

Builder: Gulfstar
Designer: R. Lazzara
Keel: Fin
LOA: 61 ft 6 in
Beam: 16 ft 0 in
LWL: 48 ft 5 in
Draft: 7' ft 6 in
Displacement: 55400 lbs


Engine Brand: Perkins
Year Built: 1986
Engine Model: 6154
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 200 HP

Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Maximum Speed: 9 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: (200 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (390 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (100 Gallons)


La Boheme has been modified especially for chartering and enjoyable passages.  Each of the three cabins has its own ‘Lavac’ head and ‘on demand’ hot water heating element for the showers.  The forward cabin has been modified so as to accommodate a modified ‘queen’ size bunk.  The two single bunks in the mid-ship cabin can be combined into a double bunk; and, the aft cabin also has a ‘queen’ size bunk with a single bunk to port.  The main saloon has an extensive entertainment center with: HDTV with 5 channel surround sound system, DVD player with extensive library, and CD player also with an extensive library.  Complementing the airy saloon is new upholstery (2012); a handsome clock, barometer and bell ensemble; a library and lively art.  The well laid-out L shaped galley has a 3 burner gimbaled cooker with a convection oven; three sinks; and, 1-fridge and 2 freezers.  Extensive storage for provisions is evident throughout via both top loading and side loading lockers.  Crockery, cutlery and utensils are made easily accessible from open shelves with fiddles as well as waist high lockers.  The navigation station to starboard is well laid out with an ample chart table, radio and navigation instruments and an extensive electrical distribution/load sharing panel.   

  • Berths for 8 people with ample headroom throughout
  • A double berth in the forward cabin with en suite full head, and large bureau/vanity
  • Main Saloon amid ships with U-shaped seating to port and a bench seat to starboard
  • Galley to port with a triple s/s sink, large freezer and refrigerators and 3 burner propane cooker and oven
  • Navigation station with chart table to starboard
  • Crew cabin to starboard with two births and an en suite head
  • The aft cabin includes: a double berth, a single berth, en suite full head, and large bureau and hanging locker.

Mechanical Systems

The vessel is powered by a Perkins Sabre 6154   200hp, 6 cylinder turbo
diesel engine. Located beneath the cockpit it is accessible aft of the main companionway steps. Hydraulic transmission with flexible coupling and stainless steel shaft which terminates in a 3 bladed  prop.
Electrical Power is supplied by a Westerbeke 7.6 kW and a Northern Lights MT13LK generators. Electric Bowthruster

Side Power SP115.

Electrical Systems

The electrical systems is split between a 120/240 AC side and a 12 VDC side.  Integration is accomplished through a 120V-12V ‘VTC305  inverter/charger.  In addition there is a 240/120 transformer which makes both AC sides available as one.   The generator is currently wired for 240.  Mastvolt Battery charger Additionally, there is a dedicated engine battery which is charged either from a high output AC charger or from the ‘Balmar 125 amp. Alternator on the engine.  All systems are controlled from the extensive electrical panel at the navigation station.  There is also a 120 and a 240 shore power outlet to accommodate various dock side supply configurations.

Spars & Sails

Cutter rigged with keel stepped 12 VDC roller furling ‘Hood Stoway’ high aspect configuration aluminium mast and boom.  Hood furling head stay and baby stay shrouds.  Standing rigging in good condition, running rigging renewed and reconfigured to accommodate a single-handed capability in 2012.  Adjustable ‘Navtech’ hydraulic backstay.

  • Halyard winches--2 x Barient # 28- s/s; 1 x Barient # 27- chrome
  • Primary sheet winches—2 x Lewmar # 66-electric - chrome
  • Secondary winches—2 x Barient # 32-s/s
  • Other winches - 1 x Barient # 28-s/s main sheet; 1 x Barient # 27 - chrome out haul

The sails are all by ‘Shore Sails’, furling and in good condition. Total available sail area is 1,566 sq. ft.

  • Mainsail
  • Genoa (130%)
  • Staysail

Deck Equipment

  • Delta 80 lb. anchor with 200 ft. of 13mm s/s chain
  • Danforth 40 lb. anchor with 50 ft. of ½” BBB chain and 200’ of road
  • Lewmar Ocean-3 12VDC windlass with cockpit controls
  • Stainless steel pulpit, stanchions and lifelines
  • Full width Bimini over center cockpit
  • 9 ft. inflatable ‘Carib’ dinghy with 15 hp Yamaha outboard
  • 2 x  s/s boarding ladders—one off transom; one removable for side entry
  • 12 x mooring warps
  • 6 x fenders
  • ‘Fish-fighting chair (removable)
  • Chocks to securely carry the dinghy on the aft cabin house top

Navigation Equipment

  • ICOM SSB 1CM802
  • ICOM VHF 1CM602
  • Raymarine RL80C 2
  • Raymarine RL70C 2
  • Simrad AP20 autopilot
  • Raymarine GPS Bm300
  • 2 x Compasses
  • Yeoman chart plotter system
  • Port/starboard, stern, steaming running lights
  • Masthead tri-color/anchor light

Safety Equipment

  • 7 x fire extinguishers
  • 12 x lifejackets - 10 adults, 2 child
  • 2 x First aid kits
  • 6 x bilge pumps - 5 electric, 1 manual
  • Propane alarm and fire blanket
  • Emergency tiller
  • 2 x foghorns
  • Radar reflector
  • Life ring
  • Jon buoy