A well-found cruiser made in St. Petersburg, FL by, what is now known as, Lazzara Yachts. A seaworthy cruiser that is ideal for the liveaboard life style.
The boat was originally in Port Clinton, OH, that owner sold it to an airline pilot. I purchased this boat 2008 from the 3rd owner who had it for over 20 years and he used it to cruise the Florida Keys and the TennTom waterway.
In the past 5 years we have done some extensive updating.
New high-pressure lines on the engines.
New fresh water pump.
New (four) bronze thru-hulls
New exhaust manifolds on both engines.
Replaced water hoses on both engines.
New (two) D8 batteries and battery boxes
Removed all blisters on hull and expoxied it.
Replaced all 12 opening ports.
"Airhead" Composting toilet.
New bilge pumps.
New beige Sunbrella canvas on both biminis.
Extended swim ladder for ease of boarding.
If you're looking for a Gulfstar this is the one to get. Before I purchased it I looked at 5-6 Gulfstars, I found soft decks, high engine hours, inside leaks, frozen opening ports, bottoms covered in blisters and general disrepair.
You can read David Pascoe's boat review at http://www.yachtsurvey.com/boatreviews/gulfstar_43.htm
I was planning on using the boat for cruising the Great Lakes and heading south for the winter. Plans changed suddenly due to illness.