Tom Morton
Edwards Yacht Sales
4 Cathedral Place
St. Augustine, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 904.377.9446

1981 Gulfstar 39 Sailmaster
Boat Type: Cruiser Address: Jacksonville Beach, FL, US Price: $69,000


The Gulfstar Sailmaster was a vessel ahead of its time, revamping the cave like atmosphere of traditional sailboats with  spacious and well lit accommodations before the advent of the more recent deck salons. Her condition belies her age and you will not find a better example of a Gulfstar 39 than Wind Star

This Graceful  Sailmaster 39 has been recently restored and extensively up-graded. Just what the discriminating buyer is looking for: excellent condition and almost $100K of investment since 2012. Receipts available for all work performed since 2012.

This vessel is a perfect example of a professionally maintained boat with a blank check all of her life. The exterior varnish and clean decks will impress,   Wind Star can be an excellent live-a-board or a wonderful crusing boat for a family or a couple. The master stateroom is forward,  with double access to the spacious head with separate shower. moving aft is the spacious galley and then the main salon devoted to comfort,  including settee/bunks and. She will sleep 6 in the 3 doubles. the nav station is to starboard with a huge hanging locker opposite of the companionway. Please review the extensive equipment list and give us a call to take a look.



Basic Information

Manufacturer: Gulfstar Vessel Name: Wind Star
Model: 39 Sailmaster Boat Type: Cruiser
Year: 1981 Hull Material: Fiberglass
Category: Sail Hull Type:
Condition: Used Hull Color:
Location: Jacksonville Beach, FL, US Designer: R C Lazzara
Available for sale in U.S. waters: Yes Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

Length: 39 ft - 11.89 meter Draft - max: -
LOA: 39 ft 7 in - 12.06 meter Bridge Clearance: -
Beam: 12 ft 1 in - 3.68 meter Dry Weight: -


Make: Yanmar Engine Type:
Model: 4JH3E Drive Type:
Engine(s): 1 Fuel Type: Diesel
Hours: 980 Horsepower: -
Cruise Speed: - Max Speed: -
Range: - Joystick Control: No

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank: 80 gallons - 1 tank(s) Holding Tank: -
Fresh Water Tank: 150 gallons - 1 tank(s)    


Total Cabins: - Crew Cabins: 1
Total Berths: - Crew Berths: 1
Total Sleeps: 1 Crew Sleeps: 1
Total Heads: - Crew Heads: 1
Captains Cabin: No    


Additional Information


Master stateroom forward with 6' 10" long berth with foam mattress and custom cabinetry. There is a double hanging locker with shelves, drawer storage and a berth seat with storage underneath.

In the main salon there are settee berths on port and starboard which convert to two double berths. The dinette table is custom made teak, with storage below.

Varnished teak interior up-graded 2012

Nav station is very large with shelves and storage

Side windows are double paned and drapes are thermal backed

There is a large tool cabinet with built-in shelves


The galley has a 2012-rebuilt Shipmate 2-burner propane stove with oven. There are 3 aluminum propane tanks under the helm seat. Adler Barbour refrigeration with remote readout. There is a custom floor to ceiling storage cabinet, pot locker, custom liquor locker and custom silverware cabinet. Also, a large storage area under the floor with a hinged cover. The countertops have been replaced.

Engines and Mechanical
Yanmar 4JH3E 55hp with 980 hours.

Borg-Warner transmission

Walter v-drive RV-100

1" SS shaft with maxi prop

Fuel oil circulating pump and fuel polishing system

Racor 500 primary fuel filter with bypass manifold, secondary filter

Automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment

Blower in engine compartment

3 diaphragm bilge pumps, 1 automatic, 1 manual electric, 1 hand

Atwood SS 6-gallon hot water tank


GARMIN GPSMAP 740 chartplotter new 2012

GARMIN GWS 10 Wind and Depth instrument new 2012
Autohelm ST7000 autopilot with fluxgate compass and rudder indicator

5" Danforth compass on binnacle

Standard Horizon Intrepid digital VHF w/DSC at nav station and cockpit

ICOM IC735 SSB/Ham radio with ICOM AH2 antenna tuner

Raytheon Ray100 waterproof handheld VHF


Tricolor running lights at masthead

Nonstrike lightning protection system at masthead

Bonding and grounding with Dinaplate

Flat screen 18" LG tv and DVD player

AM/FM/CD player with 6CD changer and 6 speakers throughout

Link 20 battery charge indicator

Solar panel

Balmar 90 amp alternator with ARS4 digital voltage regulator

Charge 30amp battery charger new 2013

Starting battery

Windlass battery

Kohler 4.5kw AC generator power by Yanmar 2GM, generator has high output 12 volt alternator and regulator

4ea 6volt golf cart batteries with 450 AH total, with separate switches, new in 2012


The head has a Vacu-flush toilet system with PVC piping and vacuum pump out system with a 40 gal holding tank and tank watch alarm system. There is full access to all Vacu-flush componets through a hinged door in the shower stall.

There is a large sink, medicine cabinet and mirror with new fixtures.

Separate stall shower.


Sails & Rigging
Fully battened mainsail with Lazy Jack system.

Furlex roler furling system re-built 2012

130% headsail with UV protection and foam luff new 2012

2ea #28 Barient self tailing primary winches for sheets

Barient winches - #21 mast,#9 boom,#21 cabin top for main sheet

All SS standing rigging including all chain plates replaced 2012 with insulated backstay for SSB

Bosuns chair


Additional upgrades
Topsides faired and painted with Awlgrip

Decks repainted with non-skid 2012

Mast and boom pulled, stripped and painted with Awlgrip 2012

SS ports in hull

32" leather covered destroyer wheel

Custom Seaview instrument pod new 2012

Permanent electric air horn with button at helm

Custom radar arch with removable dinghy davits and outboard hoist

Custom dodger and bimini new 2012

Cockpit shower

Sunbrella cockpit cushions with closed cell foam

Small teak cockpit table with glass holder

30" SS lifelines for added safety new 2012

Rear transom step for ease in entering dinghy

Safety kit with signal flare launcher,parachute flare,smoke maker,signal blanket,signal mirror

Radar reflector

Numerous spare parts for autopilot, stove, engine, generator,etc

Custom-made screens for all ports and hatches

Fenders, running rigging and dock lines new 2012

Tank tender level gauges for fuel and water tanks

Manuals for all equipment organized in binders

Wiring diagrams for head system,charging system and electrical system

SS boarding ladder that attaches to port side gate

2ea 30amp power cords with adapters

Assortment of power cord adapters

All galley equipment, linens

Boat hook

Collection of sailing books

Dirt Devil vacuum

Ground Tackle
Ideal vertical electric windlass with separate battery in bow

45# Bruce w/115' 3/8" chain and 50' rode new 2012

40# CQR w/25' chain and 80' rode new 2012

Custom SS bow pulpit with 2 bow rollers new 2012

Deck wash down system for anchor

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.


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Tom Morton
Edwards Yacht Sales
4 Cathedral Place
St. Augustine, FL, US
Office: 727.449.8222
Mobile: 904.377.9446