Name: Midnight
Builder: GOZZARD
Length: 44' 0" (13m)
Beam: 14' 0" (4.27m)
Year Built / Refit: 1996
Staterooms: 1
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The Gozzard 44 is classic design with clipper bow, quarter rail, trailboards and a bowsprit.


Midnight received a major factory overhaul in 2001 and was refreshed again in 2010.  Current owners have upgraded/replaced many systems over the past seven years including electronics, standing rigging, generator, fuel tank, refrigeration, and more.  This rare very well equipped Gozzard 44 is a real find.  Built and equipped for safe, comfortable and fast bluewater sailing she is the finest and best outfitted Gozzard 44 Aft Cockpit that has been built.  This is a serious bluewater cruising yacht looking for her next adventure.  


Special Features

  • Kevlar reinforced hull - bow to chain plates
  • Bow thruster
  • MaxProp VP 20
  • SEA SSB Radio
  • Simrad wi-fi mirrors display on phone/tablet/computer
  • Lewmar 58 electric primary winches and Lewmar 44 electric halyard winch
  • Electric in-mast furling
  • Profurl electric headsail furling
  • Whisker pole
  • Solid Stainless Steel safety rails



  • All Cherrywood joinery
  • Sole is 5/16 teak and holly on ¾ marine plywood backing
  • Custom slatted louvers in all doors
  • All ports have drapes and screens


Main Salon

Forward main salon has wrap-around settee and two swivel tub chairs. Converts into a queen island berth for guests and made private by closing the main salon door and cabin bulkhead divider. This area also converts to a dining room. The flip-up coffee table becomes the base for a beautiful cherry dining table for 6 or more guests. Every available space is designed for storage. Large forward hanging locker with automatic closet lighting. Large port side cedar hanging locker.  Large four shelf pantry. Custom access for storage of spares and wine below cabinetry. Large storage cupboard below each settee.

Custom designed bottle and glass bar (forward starboard).



  • Plentiful storage in numerous cupboards and drawers
  • Corian work surfaces on refrigerator top, freezer top, galley island, and fold down stove cover
  • Two place cherry dinette
  • Refrigeration: 12 volts, top and front opening, Seafrost refrigeration (2014) (draining to shower drain pump)
  • Separate top opening 5 cubic foot freezer with separate Seafrost compressor. (2014)
  • Stove: Force 10 three burner gimbaled propane stove & oven with broiler (2014). (Propane locker in bow. Two 20 lb. composite tanks replaced 2017)
  • Sinks: Double stainless steel
  • Water: Hot and cold pressure water
  • Freshwater hand pump
  • Seagull fresh water filter



Located just aft of the main salon. Workbench on the cabinet which encloses the genset. Tool storage on inside door face and on front of workbench cabinet. 5.5kw Nextgen (2015 - 48hrs)

Head and Shower Room Located aft of the Generator/Workbench room.



Separate shower stall. Raritan PH2 toilet. Large Corian counter-topped vanity with stainless steel sink. Direct access to owners' cabin.


Owner's Cabin

Located to port aft and features a king size berth and standing headroom. Shelf storage and hanging lockers with automatic lights cover the entire outboard side of the cabin. Overhead storage cabinets and linen shelf. Custom storage for cockpit enclosures.


Nav Station

Forward facing and fully equipped at the base of the companionway steps. VHF, SSB, charting and autopilot all handy. Aft of the navigation station is a quarter-berth that also has storage boxes and bookshelves. Aft of the navigation station is a full chart drawer. Navigation desk-top lifts to allow for chart or office supply storage. Customized file storage to starboard as well as a large storage bin.


Air Conditioning & Ventilation

  • 16000 BTU Webasto AC unit (2018) (reverse cycle heat/cool)
  • Companionway has integrated screen doors (fully screened in interior)
  • Sixteen ports with screens
  • Four stainless steel dorades with screens
  • Two solar vents
  • Octagon hatch with screen
  • Mid-ship butterfly hatch with screen
  • Sideways opening fresh air blower input from transom dorade box into owners cabin
  • Five cabin fans
  • Espar diesel heat (needs work)


 Sails & Rigging

  • Genoa
  • Staysail
  • Mainsail
  • Gennaker
  • In-mast Sparcraft electric furling system (motor replaced 2013)
  • Profurl 15NDE42 electric headsail furler (2014)
  • Profurl staysail furler (2015)
  • Staysail self-tacking track and car control
  • 1 x 19 - 3/16 stainless steel wire rigging (new 2013)
  • Twin forestays
  • Twin backstays
  • Five shrouds on each side
  • Chainplates replaced in 2010
  • Electric Lewmar 58 self-tailing primary winches
  • Electric Lewmar 44 self-tailing halyard/out-haul winch
  • Lewmar 44 self-tailing cabin-top winch
  • Lewmar 44 self-tailing mainsheet winch
  • Hall D40 Quick Vang (large) solid boom vang
  • Schaeffer Genoa tracks with Schaeffer cars (2 port, 2 starboard)
  • Boom preventer led back to cockpit
  • Whisker pole
  • Spare forward halyard with secondary block for gennaker
  • Spare aft halyard
  • All lines run to the cockpit to Spinlock sheet stoppers



Navigation & Communication

  • Simrad: NSS 7, autopilot control, and multifunction display at helm.(2014)
  • Simrad autopilot computer and rate compass (2014)
  • Simrad radar (2014)
  • Two Simrad multifunction displays on cockpit bulkhead.(2015)
  • Simrad autopilot control and multifunction display at Nav station.(2014)
  • Simrad Go-Free wi-fi allows the use of tablet or pc as additional display/controls.(2014)
  • Ritchie Compass
  • ICOM M424 (2015) VHF radio with nav station and helm speakers and mic
  • SEA SSB radio (factory reconditioned 2015)
  • SSB has full copper ground plane and two dynaplates



Mechanical & Electrical, Propulsion & Steering

  • Westerbeke 82B main engine (exhaust system upgraded to new Westerbeke specs - to reduce back pressure)
  • Kobelt single lever gear shift and accelerator
  • House Batteries (8) replaced 2019
  • MaxProp VP 20 prop rebuilt 2019
  • Engine start battery replace 2016
  • Sleipner Sidepower 7 HP double propped bow thruster
  • 1 ½ dia. 316 stainless steel prop shaft with PYI dripless sealing system (PYI and shaft log replaced 2018)
  • Edson steering
  • Engine room blower
  • Reverso Oil change pump integrated
  • Two fuel tanks, main 112 gal, secondary 30 gal
  • Electric fuel transfer pump
  • Baja fuel filter
  • Dual Raycor 500 fuel filter system with instant changeover
  • Primary fuel filter on Westerbeke 82B
  • Fuel gauge at helm
  • Numerous spare parts included.
  • Electrical:
  • Two DC master breaker panels (electronics panel has a Newmar Nav Pac NP-12 electronics filter and UPS)
  • One AC breaker panel in two load groups
  • Two 30 amp shore power cords
  • 220 volt to 110 volt transformer
  • Fore and aft shore power inlets.
  • Magnum Inverter/charger



  • Seagull drinking water filter
  • FRP water tanks with access panels and FDA approved epoxy resin
  • Tank tender system for waste, and water tanks
  • West Marine 3 gpm self-priming water pump (2015)
  • Fynspray hand pump at galley sink.
  • Force 10 110 volt/engine 11 gal. water heater
  • Anchor locker freshwater or seawater washdown pump
  • Transom hot/cold freshwater shower
  • Two auto/manual bilge pumps
  • Whale Gusher 10 manual pump activated in cockpit
  • Bilge high water alarm
  • Manifold water tank control system in galley
  •  Raritan II manual toilet
  • 70 gal. holding tank with macerator


 Deck & Hull

  • Construction
  • Solid FRP at thru-hulls and hardware mounts
  • Integrated E-glass/Kevlar from bow to chainplates for collision protection (logs, containers, etc.)
  • 10 coats Interprotect 2000 on bottom and up to waterline stripe
  • White water-line stripe
  • Hull is painted with Flag Blue Awlgrip with a white whale stripe and white boot stripe
  • Accent stripes and name in gold Awlgrip
  • Deck is Awlgrip Off White Revisited with integrated non-skid
  • Coach-top pad eyes for securing dingy on deck during ocean passages
  • Full length FRP rub rails with 316 SS caps plus SS cap on combing top



  • Four cockpit lockers with gasketed lids & gutters
  • 36” traditional teak wheel
  • Teak cockpit seats, sole, transom landing and deck step
  • Custom fitted closed cell cockpit seat cushions
  • Dodger 2019
  • 12 volt plug-in at helm for accessories
  • Cockpit light, transom light and BBQ light, all switched from the cockpit
  • Magma BBQ mounted on stern rail tied to the main propane tank.
  • Two large fold-out cockpit tables
  • Transom fold down including SS swim ladder with added comfort steps


Ground Tackle & Mooring

  • 70 lb. stainless steel Spade anchor
  • 220 ft of 5/16” stainless/titanium chain
  • 45 lb. stainless steel Delta anchor
  • 100 ft of 5/16” Nordstern stainless/titanium chain plus 170 ft. 5/8 nylon braid anchor rode.
  • Double anchor roller with anchor lock-downs
  • Partitioned chain locker
  • 25 ft. 3/4 inch nylon snubber line, attached to bow eye at waterline.
  • Maxwell 2200 reversible windlass with controls at the bow and helm
  • Custom teak decking around windlass
  • 10 Chrome plated bronze chock/cleats ( 2 on both sides at bow )
  • Fortress F37 storm anchor
  • Washdown pump plumbed for fresh or saltwater.


Weather Protection

  • Two custom lock-in-place aluminum security inserts for companionway entrance
  • Complete exterior teak storage protection (Flag Blue Sunbrella)
  • Winch covers
  • Custom dodger and bimini



  • Dinghy & Motor
  • Integrated davit system with 4:1 tackle with both a cam cleat and spinlock
  • Forespar dinghy motor lift with 3-way block
  • Achilles FX-310  (2014) hard bottom dingy with lifting bridle, anti-sway lines and painter
  • Yamaha 9.9 hp (2014)


Safety Equipment

  • ARC 406 EPIRB
  • Winslow 6 man coastal life raft (2015, needs recertification)
  • Two jack lines
  • 4 Cockpit tether pad eyes
  • 2 Type 1 offshore life jackets, 8 type 2 lifejackets.
  • Navigation lights to Coast Guard specifications
  • Mast head strobe light for emergencies
  • Man overboard horseshoe ring
  • Lifesling, with lifting tackle.
  • Three fire extinguishers
  • Propane control and panel alarm
  • Full stainless steel solid rails rather than life lines and SS handrail aft of dodger and on each side of dodger
  • Teak companionway doors (stained glass inserts) with built in keyed lock and interior locking bolts for full security
  • Emergency tiller system mounts just aft of helm


2017 Survey available to qualified buyers