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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Rockland, ME
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- US$ 75,000
If you want a big blue water cruising boat with traditional lines, this boat can take you to the destinations of your dreams at a reasonable price. 53 feet Colvin traditional gaff rigged schooner. Construction started in 1984 and completed in 1991.
GEM is a member of the fleet at Sail, Power and Steam Museum of 75 Mechanic Street, Rockland Maine.
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Merrill Colvin
Designer: Merrill Colvin
LOA: 53 ft 0 in
Beam: 16 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 6 ft 5 in
Displacement: 68000 lbs
Total Power: 150 HP
Engine Brand: Cummins
Year Built: 1997
Engine Model: 4BT39M
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1900
Engine Power: 150 HP
GEM as completed two Atlantic crossings and two Caribbean cruises. General layout is traditional schooner with aft cockpit. Interior is finished in mahogany and teak with white painted panels, beamed deckheads and teak& holly soles.
The companionway from the cockpit leads below to the deckhouse that contains the galley, navigation station and two quarter berths. A compartment beneath the cockpit contains generator and storage area. Proceeding forward from the deckhouse, down three steps, to starboard is the head which contains an electric toilet and a shower. Moving forward is the salon and dining area. A large teak table to starboard with seating for twelve. To port is a large double berth. Next forward is the master stateroom with a double berth to starboard and builtin cabinets and drawers.
Next forward is the foc'sle stateroom with two vee berths and access to the rope and chain lockers.
- Gem has 12 berths:
- 5 doubles
- 2 singles
- Orico 3000 alcohol stove with oven.
- Panasonic microwave oven.
- Franklin Chef 110 volt refrigerator and freezer.
- Holiday 110 volt freezer
- Two reverse cycle air conditioners, each 16,000 BTU's, 1999.
- Onan 4KW generator, 1997,1100 hrs.
- Sea Recovery watermaker, 600 gallons per day
Deck and Rigging
- Spars are Sitka Spruce
- Standing rigging is stainless steel with stainless chainplates and stainless terminal fittings.
- Five Bomar deck hatches.
- Ten opening ports.
- 9 bags of sails !
Some news of Gem's owner.
The Sail, Power & Steam Museum is a treasure trove of interesting and exciting displays. Located on the old Snow Shipyard property on the shores of Rockland Harbor, it is the only maritime museum in Maine located on an authentic, historic shipbuilding site. Inspect the builders models of amazing, huge, trading schooners and see the ways on which they were launched. View old images and photographs of these vessels under sail. Many displays are operating, "hands on" kind of objects. Engines- steam or make 'n break- ride in a Model T Ford- cruise Rockland Harbor on our 1914 Flagship or roam on our waterfront beach. There is lots to do at Sharp's Point South-SPS Museum.
Our mission is to enrich the lives of visitors, volunteers and the general public of the state of Maine through hands on, interactive, and educational experiences with historically significant sailing, power and steam driven vessels, ships and small boats while providing instruction as to their origins, construction, and original commercial and recreational purposes.
Gulf of Maine Yacht Sales offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.