Dufour Gib'Sea 51

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SPECS

Listing Id 5083972 Length 15.80 Meter
Condition Used Type Sail
Make Dufour Year 2002
Model Gib'Sea 51 Engine Type Inboard Diesel
Hull Style Single Hull Type GRP
Stock Number #GB5121

DESCRIPTION

TOREA VI HIGHLIGHTS

All standing and running rigging new 2018

New Rocna 40kg anchor new 2020

90m of 12mm chain new 2019

Lofrans Tigres windlass 1,500 watt new 2019

Perkins Sabre M92 – 85hp in immaculate condition

5 cabins and 2 heads plus one separate dedicated shower and another shower in cockpit

Great Circle 8 person liferaft new 2019 

Headroom 6’8 throughout

Water maker – Rainman (50-70L p.h) 230v

Generator - Honda 2.2kva new 2020

Bow thruster installed 2017

All skin fittings replaced 2019 and ball services serviced or replaced

2 X Cruiseair Airconditioning units 

Solar – 640w

All new batteries 2019 with dedicated battery banks for engine, house and bow thruster / windlass

New electronics 2019 

3 alternators

All sails in excellent condition and Code Zero (new 2020) with UV strip and Facnor FX4500 furler 

Sold in turn-key condition and ready to move aboard 

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This Dufour Gib'Sea 51 is the best monohull for large families wanting to go exploring the world needing something strong, reliable, super roomy and yet affordable. 

A unique layout with 5 cabins which do not compromise on the giant salon, a practical galley, a huge walk-though cockpit and generous storage capacity for everything you need to live-aboard year around. This is basically the one boat out there that can make it possible for families who can't find anything to sail around the world without being on top of each other, or alternatively for a group of friends to go set sail together in search of the most perfect surf breaks and who need privacy from one another as well as a ton of room for their gear.

Torea VI is the happy home of the most extraordinary family we have met!  @sailingwithsix (Look them up on Instagram and check their YouTube videos!) We are all madly in awe of them and of course of their boat, which has just now hit the market as they decided that it was time for them to look for a catamaran. It was a tough decision as they adore their boat and know they can trust her no matter what, but with a dad working remotely, all four kids home-schooled and two of them fast becoming teenagers, it is time to look for something larger. 

This beautiful boat is brought to you in turnkey condition, with two subsequent owners, (her previous French family who sailed her to Australia with a bunch of kids too, and her current family), who both continually improved on her design to suit her to serious offshore cruising and independence when living on board. 

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For more information please get in touch with us. In spite of the restrictions imposed by Covid-19 we have been able to help families begin their cruising dreams thanks to video calls and completely open communication  Let us know if you have any questions, would like to chat with the owners, or find out how to survey, purchase, register, import , deliver your new boat home, or how to come to meet us here in Fiji and start your live-aboard life in paradise. There are no silly questions and we would simply love to welcome you to our cruising community!

 

SPECS AND INVENTORY:

Rigging

All standing rigging new 2018

Running rigging new 2018

Spare halyards and sheets

 

Deck Equipment

4 x Lewmar winches (2x 54’s ##)

Rocna 40kg anchor (new 2020)

90m 12mm chain (new 2019)

Spare anchor Delta 33kg with 12mm chain and rode

Lofrans Tigres windlass 1,500 watt (new 2019) – with complete spare windlass onboard

 

Sails

Fully battened main sail with 3 reefing points, boom bag and lazy jacks

Genoa 115% (furling)

Code Zero (new 2020) with UV strip and Facnor FX4500 furler

Storm Jib which hanks onto baby stay (with sail cover – when hanked on for easy deployment)

Spinnaker pole (aluminium)

 

Electronics

Raymarine Axiom 9 Chart plotter (new 2019)

Quantum Raydome radar (new 2019)

Raymarine AIS (new2019)

Raymarine VHF (new 2019) including addition mic## in cockpit

Raymarine Linear Autopilot (model ##)

Iridium external antenna

Sony audio player

 

Power

Solar – 640w

Solar regulators x2

House batteries – 3x220a.h (660a.h) (new 2019)

Secondary 120 amp hour alternator with stirling regulator (for house batteries only)

Crank Battery ## amp hours (new 2019)

Independent battery forward for bow thruster charged by engine alternator

Victron battery charger and monitor

Victron 800 amp hour inverter (new 2019)

Shore power cord with various shore power adaptors

 

Galley

Force 10 3x burner gimballed oven

Drinking water filter

Saltwater tap with foot pump

Large chest fridge 12v Danfos compressor (new 2018)

Side access crisper compartment (cooled by flow off from fridge)

Freezer – Waeco 12v

Cutlery / Crockery included

 

Engine

Perkins Sabre M92 – 85hp (naturally aspirated) ~4,600 hours, service history available

Shaft drive

Fixed 3 blade prop with purpose built shaft alternator to provide power to house batteries when under sail

Many spares….

 

Safety Gear

Great Circle 8 person liferaft (2019)

Jack stays

Flares plus one electronic flare

2x EPIRB

Ladder

 

Accomodation

5 double cabins

2 x heads (with shower over if required)

1x dedicated shower room

Outdoor shower on stern

 

Other/ Features

Head room 6’8 throughout

Water maker – Rainman (50-70L p.h) 230v

Generator - Honda 2.2kva (new 2020)

Bow thruster (installed 2017)

All skin fittings and replaced 2019 and ball services serviced or replaced

BBQ – Soverign Stainless Alpha model

4x LPG Gas Bottles (3.6kg)

Cruiseair Airconditioning units x4 (2 units de-commissioned but still in place)

Bilge pumps x4 electronic and one manual

Tender – 3.1m Sirocco and 18hp Tohatsu (new 2018) with electric start

Diesel jerries x5

Petrol jerries x3

Fenders x 10

Large covered cockpit area with full standing room.

 

Last engine servicing completed in NZ prior to departure to Fiji is listed below:

March 2020

  1. Replace header tank
  2. New raw water pipe from impellor (note impellor was replaced in Jan 2020)
  3. Changed secondary fuel filter
  4. Cleaned air filter with high pressure air
  5. Replaced pipes to and from syphon break
  6. Flushed syphon break
  7. Removed and inspected exhaust elbow (to carbon build up)
  8. Replaced tail for exhaust elbow
  9. Replaced anode in gear box raw water cooling pipe
  10. New hose clamps where needed
  11. Cutlass and rudder bearing reviewed by engineer (all was good)

Please note oil and primary filters are replaced every 150 hours; along with bottom of diesel tanks drained.

Rig inspection completed in March 2020 from NSR in Opua

Antifoul – March 2020; 1 coat of Primicon (6L) and three coats of Micron Extra (16L)

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