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1974 Gulfstar 41'

Carrie Ann

$ 59,000

Carrie Ann is a Gulfstar 41' 41 Pilothouse Custom (FACETIME AVAILABLE) listed for sale with United Yacht Broker John Peterson. John can be reached at 1-910-546-5760 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Pilothouse and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

1974 Gulfstar 41 Custom Pilothouse


The sellers purchased the Gulfstar 41 several years ago and decided to upgrade and refit the boat to be a better overall boat for long distance and live aboard cruising. Over the last several years they have refit, added to, replaced or repaired the boat to become that perfect long distance or live aboard boat. The added enclosed pilothouse makes the available for all weather cruising. Sellers have now decided to sell due a change of plans. You will be impressed by the workmanship and detail. Added cabinets add extra storage capacity. A complete list of upgrades and repairs is listed at the end of this listing.


  • Price USD:$ 59,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    41 Pilothouse Custom (FACETIME AVAILABLE)

  • Location:

    New Bern, North Carolina, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 41 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 41 ft
  • Beam: 12' 0"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --
  • Engine Details: Perkins 4.107
  • Engine 1: 60.00 HRS 51.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Enter from the port or starboard boarding gates and onto the wide side decks with safe and easy maneuverability fore and aft. Enter the pilothouse enclosure through the soft side enclosure. The pilothouse is large with U-Shaped seating. The helm is centered with excellent visibility with all engine and electronic controls within easy reach. The hard top extends over head with side and front windows. Side widows will slide open with screens. Enter the cabin spaces down a few steps. To port is the large U-Shaped galley with an added galley area to starboard. The galley has excellent food storage and preparation spaces that will please even the most discriminating onboard chef. Along the starboard side and headed aft is a companionway with storage cabinets along the outboard side and the engine compartment inboard. All the way aft is the aft cabin with a large V-Berth and ample storage and natural light and ventilation. In the aft cabin is a large private head with shower stall, vanity and toilet. Just inside the entry and inboard is the electrical panel and added electrical controls.

Back in the main cabin and to starboard is a large cabinet and navigation station with the air conditioning inside. To port is a convertible dinette with fore and aft seating. Outboard is storage. To starboard is a settee which makes an excellent watch berth and also has outboard storage. Further forward to starboard is a storage cabinet and to port is the guest and day head with shower, sink and vanity and toilet. All the way forward is the guest stateroom with V-Berth, ample storage and an over head hatch.

The main galley is located along the port side of the main cabin and an additional galley area was incorporated along the port side as well.

  • Formica countertops with fiddles
  • Added lift up counter top along port side of the galley
  • Stainless steel sink with faucet (pressurized and triple filtered for drinking water)
  • Euro Kera (2) burner electric stove top
  • Stainless steel (3) burner propane stove and oven
  • In counter refrigeration aft of port galley
  • Sharp Carousel microwave oven in port side galley
  • Vitrifigo dual voltage refrigerator/freezer in port side galley
  • Ample storage drawers and cabinets

The main electrical panels are located just inside the aft cabin along the inboard bulkhead. The outlets have USB charging ports.

  • 12-volt DC and 120-volt AC power
  • Blue Seas power distribution panels with circuit breakers
  • DC helm and exterior circuit breakers at helm
  • AC and DC volt and amp meters
  • Honda 2000 kW portable gas generator
  • 30-Amp shore power cords with splitter
  • Webasto 24,000 BTU reverse cycle marine air conditioning and heat with electronic controls
  • Insignia flat screen TV in salon
  • Supersconic flat screen TV in forward cabin
  • Vizio flat screen TV in aft stateroom
  • Digital television antenna for local TV reception
  • GFI protected receptacles
  • Xantrex RS-2000, 2000 kW inverter and battery charger with Xantrex System remote control
  • New batteries in 2019
  • Fusion MS-DA205 AM/FM/CD player with Blue Tooth and Boss Audio remote speakers
  • Aqua Alarm battery monitor
  • Aqua Alarm smart bilge counter
  • Wifi and cellular extender antennas
  • 11-gallon hot water heater with engine heat exchanger
  • LED lighting
  • Dual trumpet horns
  • Windshield wiper for pilothouse center window
  • Ritchie compass in helm binnacle
  • Standard Horizon Matrix VHF radio with DCS and RAM microphone
  • B&G Zeuse 2 color chart plotter
  • Raymarine ST-4000+ wheel autopilot
  • NEMA 2000 depth finder and speed log

Excellent engine compartment with full access around engine and transmission, batteries, hot water heater and other gear. Access is through a large door in companionway to aft cabin. Seller added extra engine compartment insulation.

  • Perkins 4.107, 51 hp factory remanufactured diesel engine now with 60 hours
  • Engine motor mounts
  • Exhaust system with Bowman heat exchanger
  • All new pumps for engine
  • Transmission rebuilt
  • Stainless steel shaft replaced with new propeller
  • Cutlass bearing and dripless shaft seal
  • Helm gauges include RPM, water temp, oil pressure, volts
  • High water alarm
  • New pedestal with folding wood table forward for cockpit
  • Stainless steel destroyer steering wheel
  • Stainless steel throttle and engine controls
  • Engine driven emergency bilge pump
  • Stainless steel bow pulpit with single stainless steel anchor roller
  • Lewmar electric windlass with foot controls
  • Bow and stern stainless steel stanchions and rails
  • Stainless steel stanchions with double life lines
  • Port and starboard boarding gates
  • (4) Fender storage holders on bow
  • Magma propane BBQ grill with cover
  • Custom hardtop with side and stern enclosure and sliding forward side windows/screens
  • Teak cabin top handrails
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Repainted deck (beige) non-skid in 2019
  • Bottom inspected and painted in 2019
  • CDI Main Sail Furling System
  • Ketch rigged
  • Anodized aluminum masts and booms
  • Aluminum spars
  • All lines led into cockpit
  • All halyards and cleat top tracks replaced in 2015
  • Stainless steel standing rigging with turn buckles
  • (2) Barient 27-48 winches in pilothouse
  • (2) Barlow 16 winches on main mast
  • New rope clutches in 2013
  • Midship cleat top tracks added in 2013
  • Relocated traveler to cabin top in 2013

1.       Boat comes with:

a.       6 Life jackets & assorted safety gear

b.       Complete fenders & dock lines

c.       Shore power cord

d.       Spare parts, oil filters, fuel filters, belts, impellors, etc

e.       Spare anchor

f.        2000w Honda Generator

g.       Large assortment of teak plywood and trim for finishing touches  (to be picked up in Greenville NC if you want it)

h.       List of small projects the previous owner had planned to do before buying another boat

2.       Good bottom - Boat dived on once every 2-3 months





1.       Engine room upgrade (2011)

a.       Larger battery box

b.       New hot water heater

c.       New Insulation

2.       New Xantrex 2000w Inverter  / Charger (2011)

a.       With Remote control

3.       New Galley (2013)

a.       Teak cabinetry

b.       Icebox Rebuild (6" insulation for tropics)

c.       New (additional) vertifrigo refrigerator

d.       Black countertops

e.       New teak trim

f.        New Propane system & hoses

g.       Added Electric fold down stove

h.       New cupboard over sink

4.       Pilot house added  (2013)

a.       New pedestal

b.       All new instruments

c.       Safety glass side windows an windshield

d.       All lines led into cockpit

e.       New winch & rope clutches

f.        Added Windshield wiper motor

g.       Added Enclosure & screens (needs to be replaced soon)

5.       New Reman Engine (2014)

a.       New motor mounts

b.       New exhaust system

c.       Upgrade to bowman heat exchanger

d.       All new pumps

6.       Transmission rebuild (2014)

a.       New Prop

b.       New shaft

c.       Dripless shaft seal

d.       New cutlass bearings

7.       All new bronze seacocks (2014)

a.       New groco strainers

b.       Added engine driven emergency bilge pump

c.       Added bilge counter & alarm

d.       Added 2 new bilge pumps (2018)

8.       Bottom Barrier Coats  (2014)

a.       Sanded down to gelcoat

b.       3 barrier coats of 2 part epoxy

c.       New 2 part topside paint

d.       Normal bottom paint

9.       New CDI Main sail fuller & new main sail (2015)

10.   New Instruments (2015)

a.       New VHF antenna

b.       New led mast head lights

c.       New wind & temp sensor

d.       New Digital TV antenna on mast

e.       Aft Deck led light 

11.   New Plumbing (2015)

a.       Replaced all waterlines with Pex

b.       Added whole boat water filter

c.       Added 3 stage drinking water filter at galley sink

d.       Installed shore water inlet

e.       Installed shore water to tank fill bypass for easy tank top off

f.        Installed all new faucets

g.       Installed new hot water heater

h.       Installed fixed shower station & new shower pan 

12.   New Electrical panel (2015)

a.       Top of the line

b.       Replaced fused system with breakers

c.       Converted to LED lighting 

13.   New Electronics (2015)

a.       New VHF with RAM Mount

b.       B&G Zeuse 2 Chart plotter

c.       GoFree Wifi for BNG

d.       New NMEA2000 depth sounder

e.       New NMEA 2000 Speed log

f.        New fuel sender & gauge

g.       NMEA 2000 Buss

h.       Fusion (dual Zone) Bluetooth NMEA 2000 stereo

i.         New Bose speakers in cabin

j.         New Boss Audio speakers in cockpit

14.   Deck Upgrades (2015)

a.       All new stern railing

b.       All new lifelines & gates

c.       Relocated Traveler to cabin top

d.       New Magma Grill

e.       New Fender storage racks on Bow

f.        New Lewmar Windlass

g.       New Anchor chain & rode

h.       Replaced 10 stanchions

i.         Added midship cleats top tracks

j.         All halyards & sheets replaced 

15.   Custom interior & cabinet work  (2017)

a.       Added cabinets to berth

b.       Added cabinets to aft cabin

c.       Added cabinets over salon bench

d.       Added drawers to galley

e.       Added chart / electronic table

f.        Added chart storage cabinet

g.       Added recessed TV cabinet at dinette with smart TV

h.       Installed flat screen TVs in aft & v-birth cabins

i.         New Salon Cushions

j.         New bed cushions for both cabins

k.       All new outlets

16.   New 24000 BTU Webasto Air/heat installed throughout boat (2016) 

17.   New Elect Toilet in forward head (2017)

a.       All new waste hoses and loops

b.       New waste diversion valve

c.       New macerator and overboard pump. 

18.   Added WIFI & Cellular routers  (2018)

19.   Latest bottom job (sep 2019)

20.   New Antiskid on Deck (Oct 2019)

21.   All new start and house batteries (Dec 2019)

a.       New Battery smart charging relay

Great boat that has been updated and refit to excellent condition. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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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