Gulfstar 44

1978 — 1984
Designer
Vince & Richard Lazarra
Builder
Gulfstar Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
105
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG/ solid hull & balsa cored deck

Dimensions

Length Overall
44 8 / 13.6 m
Waterline Length
35 5 / 10.8 m
Beam
13 1 / 4 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
26,000 lbs / 11,793 kg
Ballast
8,500 lbs / 3,856 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
697 ft2 / 64.8 m2
Total Sail Area
697.1 ft2 / 64.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
354.3 ft2 / 32.9 m2
P
37 3 / 11.4 m
E
18 11 / 5.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
342.7 ft2 / 31.8 m2
I
45 1 / 13.8 m
J
15 2 / 4.6 m
Forestay Length
47 7 / 14.5 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4.154
HP
62
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
80 gal / 303 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
160 gal / 606 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.98 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
12.71
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
32.69
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
259.44
moderate
Comfort Ratio
33.69
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.78
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Holding tank: 30 gals.
Available as ketch and tall rig sloop.


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