OverviewNEW LISTING SEPT 6TH 2022"Gail Force" is a 61 Cockpit Motor Yacht - basically a Hatteras 56Motor Yacht (1980-85) with a 5-foot cockpit became a popular model for Hatteras following her 1981 introduction. With her versatile layout, walkaround decks, and multipurpose cockpit, the 61 Cockpit MY
combines the essential elements of a good cruising or liveaboard
yacht. The interior is similar to several Hatteras motor yachts of
this era. In this case, the salon is open to the wheelhouse and
separated by a room divider/helm seat with built-in entertainment
center. The mid-level galley is down several steps from the helm/
salon area and features large counter spaces for food preparation,
abundant storage lockers, and a custom dinette for four. Forward
is a guest or crew cabin with over/under bunks and private head
with shower. To port, forward of the engine rooms, is the guest
stateroom with twin berths and common head with stall shower.
Aft is the full-beam master stateroom with walkaround queen berth
and private head with tub and shower. The cockpit is large enough
for fishing or entertaining and provides guests with an easy
boarding point. "Gail Force" is one of the six that were built with a full-height LRC-style raised cockpit. "Fast" Cruise is 16-17 knots with 650hp Detroit 12V71 diesels. Economical Cruise at 9 knots, 1,100 RPM'S
"Gail Force" is beautifully equipped for extended cruising or liveaboard yachting. She is located at Kent Island Maryland. She is easy to see. Come take a look.
The fully enclosed aft deck has teak wing doors, port and stbd opening windows and aft
curtains with screens to capture the breeze. There is a teak table and chairs for dining and a convenient wet bar. The aft deck has a custom teak sole.
Double teak doors lead to the saloon/deckhouse with a comfortable "L" shaped sofa along with a coffee table, and beautiful bright finished cabinetry. Continuing forward, the pilothouse has a bench seat, complete electronics, and sliding doors on port and starboard.
Down forward to the galley with teak and holly sole, full sized appliances, including a side by side refrigerator, and a comfortable "U" shaped custom dinette. Below the sole of the galley is battery storage, two 20 K.W. Northern Lights Gensets, and air conditioning units.
Forward two steps down, the crew quarters have upper and lower twin berths with storage
beneath, a built-in dresser, a cedar-lined hanging locker, and a complete head with stall shower and sink. Divided rope/chain lockers are forward.
Aft from the galley, step down into the companionway with a washer/dryer and storage closet on starboard side. Continuing aft on starboard, the guest head is complete with a stall shower and sink. Across the companionway on the port side, the VIP stateroom has side-by-side twin berths with custom headboards, a centerline nightstand, and a large cedar-lined hanging locker.
Aft mid-ships are port and starboard walk-in engine rooms.
Continuing aft down the companionway, the spacious full beam master suite has a complete head with a stall shower, tub, and sink on port side and an extra wide cedar-lined closet on starboard side. The master stateroom has custom "Shoji" screens, two built-in dressers, a built in desk, a safe, a nightstand, and a true queen sized centerline berth.
The spacious flying bridge has been optimized for entertaining or relaxing. Flybridge equipment includes a built in refrigerator with icemaker, electric Bar-B-Que Grill, Corian counter tops with sink and prep station plus complete helm station forward. The Bimini top extends aft from the radar arch, covering the entire custom seating area. The Bimini frame is overbuilt in 1 1/4" stainless tubing. There is a davit for launching the Vintage Boston Whaler, powered with a new 25 H.P. Yamaha 4 Stroke outboard.
Engines and Mechanical
PLEASE NOTE: Electronics are dated and are offered in AS IS condition.
Deck and Hull Details
"Gail Force" is a Popular Model 61' Cockpit MY Hatteras with an amazing array of features and equipment. She is easily handled by a cruising couple. She has been used and kept on the Chesapeake Bay for the last 18 years and is always well maintained and ready to cruise on a moment's notice. This is a lot of boat with excellent amenities for a very reasonable asking price. Come take a look and see for yourself. "Gail Force" is seriously FOR SALE.
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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