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1978 Gulfstar 37

$56,500 USD

  • $56,500 USD
  • Tom DAmato
  • Active
  • Used
  • Sloop Sailboats
  • 1978
  • Gulfstar
  • 37
  • Tarpon Springs, Florida, US
  • Sail
  • 37ft / 11.28 m
  • 11ft 9in / 3.58 m
  • Yanmar
  • 4jh4e
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2016-05-12
  • 2016-09-02
  • 2271196


MAXINE is not your average 1978 Gulfstar 37!  Purchased on December 31, 2003 by her knowledgeable owner, MAXINE has been very well maintained and continuously upgraded.  She is full found for extended cruising and equipped for comfortable living at anchor or dockside.  She is being offered for sale due to the owners relocating and will no longer be able to enjoy their boat.


The Gulfstar 37 has a spacious teak interior with teak and holly cabin sole throughout.

The forward cabin has a large V-berth with filler, To port is a large hanging locker w/shelf and to starboard there are four drawers with shelf above.

The head compartment is to starboard with private access from the forward cabin and from the salon

The salon has full length settee berths port and starboard that easily convert to double berths with storage above and outboard.

The U-shaped galley has large/deep double SS sinks,  top loading well insulated ice box w/cold plate ref, gimbaled propane stove w/oven and microwave. Good galley storage a counter top space.

Sit down nav station to port with large nav table w/storage under and full electric panels

  • Five 12V Fans Throughout



  • Double SS Sinks on centerline
  • 110V Magic Chef Ice Maker
  • Top Loading Ice Box w/Adler-Barbour 110V Cold Plate Ref.-New 2004
  • Shipmate SS Two Burner Stove w/Oven
  • Propane Safety Solenoid
  • Origo Microwave Oven
  • Seagull Water Filter System
  • Three 10 gal propane tanks (one in propane locker, two additional for extended cruising)
  • Coleman 12V Electric Cooler


New 50hp Yanmar 4JH4E Diesel Engine in 2006 w/2609 Hrs. with new shaft and dripless shaft seal.

  • Three blade Max Prop-New 2006
  • Shaft Cutter Blades
  • Reverso FPS-80 Fuel Polishing Sys-New 4/2010 
    Programmable-Set Any Time, Days and Duration (Currently set to run between 12PM-3PM Monday-Friday)
  • Reverso engine oil change sys-New 4/2010
  • Aux. electric fuel pump
  • Flo Scan fuel flow meter-New 2006
  • Marineair VDC 16000 BTU Rev Cyc AC-New 8/06
    New AC compressor-1/2013
  • Spectra 12V  Ventura Deluxe VT-150 (8 GPH) Watermaker-New 4/2008
  • Adler-Barbour 110V Holding Plate Ref-New 4/2004
  • Two Racor 500 Fuel Filters: Engine (w/ Vacuum Guage) & Gen
  • Fresh water system re-plumbed from both tanks to the fresh water pump
    w/3-way valve-12/2013
  • Re-built fresh water pump-4/2013
  • 15 Gallon Hot Water Heater-New 2007
  • Tecma fresh water flush toilet w/10 Gal holding Tank-New 4/2007
    w/deck and macerator overboard pump-out
  • Engine Room and Generator Room Blower-New 12/2013


MAXINE has been totally rewired, 110V system and 12V system including two new electric panels

Dual 110V/30Amp shore power service w/two sets of cords, one set for permanent dock and one New set for travel.  

  • Next-Gen 5.5 KW Generator w/743 Hrs-New 2008
    Insulated FG "Hush Box" w/Blower
  • Batteries & Charging:
    Total of 5 Odyssey 2150PC Maintenance Free Grp 31 Batteries:
    #1 Bank w/Two Odyssey 2150 Aft:House and Starting
    #2 Bank w/Two Odyssey 2150 Fwd: House, Windlass and Starting
    One Odyssey 2150 Generator Start Battery

    Xantrex 3000 Watt SW3012 Inverter/Charger-New 12/2012
    Xantrex Xanbus System Control Panel

  • Shore Power Cables & Multiple Shore Power Splitters:
    One 30 Amp to 110V (?)
    One 110V 30Amp Cable-25'
    Two 110V/30Amp Cables-Short (?)
    One 50Amp spliter to two 30s
    One 50Amp to single 30
    One 20Amp to single 30 (25' long) (?)
    One 20Amp to single 30 (short) (?)


  • Nav Station:
    Garmin Hand Held GPS w/external antenna and hook-up for laptop display
    Uniden UM 380 VHF/FM
    Two Standard Horizon Floating Portable VHF/FM Radios
  • Helm:
    Garmin GpsMap 5208 GPS Plotter-New 7/2007
    w/ Garmin 24" High Def. Radar, Garmin 21 Depth Sounder and
    Garmin Network Controller-New 7/2007
    Raymarine ST 6002 SmartPilot X-10 Auto Pilot-
    Raymarine ST 60+ AWI/WS
    Datamarine Digital Dept Sounder
    Signet Knot Meter (Inoperative)
    Danforth Constellation Compass
  • Entertainment:
    KVH TracVision Antenna on stern pedestal-New 4/2006
    22" RCA Flat Panel TV/DVD-Salon
    15" Polaroid Flat Panel TV-Fwd Cabin


Large comfortable cockpit with three cockpit lockers, propane locker and easy access to wide weather decks.

  • Ground Tackle:
    Lewmar Vertical Anchor Windlass w/capstan & chain gypsy-New 9/2012
    w/ Deck, Cockpit & Remote Control
    Teak anchor pulpit/roller w/ 35# CQR anchor w/65' chain & 200' rode
    Fortress FX-16 w/65' chain & 200' rode
    Small Danforth style stern anchor

  • Canvas:
    Full Bimini Top w/Dodger & zip-on "fly" between
    Custom Oyster Color Sun Shield Cover Foredeck and Boom Tent
    Full Custom Made Cockpit Bug Screen Enclosure
  • Ventilation:
    One large, two medium Lewmar Deck Hatches w/screens-New 2006
    Six opening port lights
    Two Teak Dorade Boxes w/Chrome Cowl Ventilators
    Four Fixed Ports-Rebuilt with new glass and resealed-2007
  • Custom Cockpit Cushions w/Special Vertical Backrest
  • Manual Whale Gusher Diaphragm Bilge Pump-Cockpit
  • Butane Magma BBQ Grill
  • Starboard Cockpit Table & Drink Holder
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Closed Cell Foam Helm Seat-New 2016

Sails & Rigging

  • All standing rigging replaced 4/2008
  • Sails:
    Full Battened Loose Footed Mainsail-New 2011
    130% RF Genoa-New 2011
    110% RF Jib-Exc. Condition
    Asymmetrical Spinnaker-Exc. Condition
  • Winches:
    Two Lewmar #48 ST2SP Sheet Winches
    One Barient #21 2SP-Cabin Top (not being used)
    Mast Winches
  • Mast Steps 
  • Main Sheet Traveller
  • Outboard Genoa Track

Misc. & Safety

  • Hull and decks were painted with Awlgrip in 2006
  • Bottom was barrier coated and painted in 6/2015
  • Teak rubrail w/SS striker 
  • New Double LIfe Lines-2009


  • 9'6" AB RIB Inflatable Dinghy-New 2008
    Stored on SS dinghy davits 
  • Yanmar 9.9 hp 4-Stroke Outboard-New 4/2016
    Brand new with only break-in hours
    Outboard davit

  • Viking UKL 4-Man Cannister Life Raft-Recently Certified
    With Hammar H20R Hydrostatic Release

  • Safety "Grab Bag"
  • Life Sling
  • Horseshoe Life Ring
  • Fold Down SS Swim Ladder at Port LL Gate
  • Firdell Radar Reflector
  • Tri-Color Masthead-New 11/2014
  • Two hand held spot lights
  • Spreader Lights


The Company 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.

For Sale By Ross Yacht Sales

500 Main Street
Dunedin, Florida, 34698