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1973 Colvin 42 Gazelle

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin


Tom Colvin designed the Gazelle designed the original for himself and his family to cruise aboard way back in 1967. She has since proven to be both his most successful and perhaps most interesting creation, with over 700 sisterships launched to date.  This vessel was built by T D Vinette of Escanaba , MI in 1973. Friendly is equipped with new sails and canvas and is ready for a new owner. She has always been in freshwater. In the water and ready to go.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $38,500
Make: Colvin
Model: 42 Gazelle
Year: 1973
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Steel
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 44'9 ft
Beam: 11'6 ft
Min Draft: 3'10 ft
Displacement: 28,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Sabb
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 18hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Manual
Boat Class: Cruisers


Tony Peot
CenterPointe Yacht Services - Sturgeon Bay


CenterPointe Yacht Services - Sturgeon Bay
77 South 1st Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, US, 54235
Tel:920 493 4747 Call or Text

Sails and Rigging

Junk rigged schooner

 Sunbrella sails (2016)

Aluminum spars deck stepped


V-berth forward with head to starbord.  Galley is just aft the head, with one outboard pilot berth and a dinette aft to starboard of the companionway opposite a single straight settee


Pressure water system

3 burner propane stove with oven

Shipmate wood stove



110 volt shore power system

12 volt ships power system

12 volt refrigeration battery with dedicated 200 watt solar panel

2-12 volt engine starting batteries 

2 12 volt house batteries

10 watt solar panel

3- 110 volts GFI protected outlets 


Deck and Hull

Lifelines and stanchions

Fenders and dock lines

44 lb Lewmar anchor with 175' chain rode

22 lb.Lewmar Bruce style anchor with rope and chain rode

Worm gear wheel steering

Manual windlass

Variable pitch propeller

Electronics and Navigation


VHF radio

Garmin GPS


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.
Additional Contact Information

For more information contact Tony Peot at 920-493-4747 or

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