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Name: Winds n Whims
Length: 50' 0" (15m)
Beam: 13' 8" (4.17m)
Year Built / Refit: 1977
Engines: 0 x Perkins 4-154
Staterooms: 2
Flag: USA
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Gulfstar Yachts, designed by Vince Lazzara, have been renowned for high quality yachts and impeccable woodwork and joinery! 

Owned by the same knowlegeable owner for half of her life, “Winds ‘N Whims” is the popular Gulfstar 50 CC Sloop exhibiting all of the best qualities of a cruising yacht that is more than comfortable in any type of weather, and can be sailed anywhere by two in safety. She has a beautiful teak yacht interior along with teak and holly sole and features the large 2-stateroom layout, with huge engine room, two private heads, one with shower stall, U-shaped dinette, L-shaped galley, and lots of hanging lockers.

Boat Name
"Winds 'n Whims"
Builder: Gulfstar Yachts
Designer: Vince Lazzara
Flag of Registry: United States
Keel: Fin
LOA: 50 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 8 in
LWL: 39 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 8 in
Displacement: 39000 lbs
Ballast: 10500 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 5 in
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Perkins
Engine Model: 4-154
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1198
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 65 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (175 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (90 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (20 Gallons)
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass

Vessel Specifications



“Winds ‘n Whims” is a comfortable two stateroom version of this Gulfstar 50. She will also sleep 3 additional guests utilizing the dinette berth as well as the settee berth. Aft of the forepeak anchor locker is a V-berth stateroom with a large hanging locker and a bureau. Aft to port is a head with a hand-held shower, and is accessible from the forward stateroom or the salon. Across from the head to starboard is a hanging locker. Continuing aft into the main salon is a U-shaped settee to port with a centerline drop-leaf table with seating for eight. Across to starboard is a straight settee which converts to a pilot berth. Next aft to port is the L-shaped galley with two large pantry lockers aft. Across to starboard is the navigation station and chart table. Aft of the galley through a passageway is the full headroom master stateroom with a double berth, hanging lockers and ensuite electric head with separate shower stall. The engine room is located behind the companionway ladder. Beautiful Teak and holly sole throughout, in excellent condition.




  • Glacier Bay refrigeration
  • Dickinson 3-burner propane stove with oven
  • Microwave
  • Pressure water system
  • Double stainless-steel sink
  • Pressure hot & cold water




  • Furuno radar
  • Garmin GPS
  • Comnav Marine 1001 autopilot
  • Icom single sideband radio
  • Autohelm speed, depth and apparent wind
  • Standard Horizon & Icom VHF radios
  • Danforth compass
  • Datamarine depth sounder, wind instruments




  • (6) Batteries
  • 8kw Onan Generator
  • ProSport 40 amp charger
  • Heart Interface 2000 watt inverter
  • AC and DC electrical system


Deck and Hull


  • CQR 45#/Bruce 44# anchors
  • Ideal electric windlass
  • Dodger
  • (4) fenders and (4) lines
  • Cockpit bimini
  • Folding cockpit table


Mechanical and Engine Equipment


  • Cable steering
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Forward head w/straight overboard. Aft head is electric with holding tank
  • Halon 1301 Engine room fire extinguisher system
  • MarineAire air conditioning


Sails and Rigging


  • Forespar In-mast furling mainsail
  • Roller Furling jib
  • 165 Genoa
  • Aluminum mast & boom
  • Mainsheet traveler
  • (2) Barient ST32 winches
  • (2) Barient ST28 winches
  • (2) Barient ST23 winches
  • (1) Barient 18 winch