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City: Texas Gulf Coast
Country: Onboard
Vessel Name: SeaGypsy
Vessel Model: Defever Passagemaker
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 2
1976 Defever 40 Passagemaker

Located in Freeport,TX


SeaGypsy" is a 40 DeFever built by Jensen Marine in California. This double cabin design shows as a much younger boat that has been updated with almost all new equipment including the generator, dinghy & davits, electronics, windlass, etc. All brightwork has been recently varnished and her gel coat still gleams. There are only 198 hrs. on a topside engine overhaul which included new exhaust riser, exhaust manifold, heat exchanger & oil and transmission coolers. Seagyspy offers a 1000 mile + range at 8 kts. burning only 3 GPH and is ready to cruise.


LOA: 40 ft 0 in

Beam: 13 ft 8 in

Minimum Draft: 4 ft 0 in

Displacement: 26500 lbs


Total Power: 135 HP

Engine 1:

Engine Brand: Perkins

Engine Model: 6-354

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

Engine Hours: 4770

Propeller: 3 blade propeller

Engine Power: 135 HP

Cruising Speed: 8 knots @ 1800 RPM


Fresh Water Tanks: (220 Gallons)

Fuel Tanks: (450 Gallons)

Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic (50 Gallons)
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Number of cabins: 2

Number of heads: 2


SeaGypsy is a double cabin layout with a V-berth stateroom fwd with ensuite head, a large salon with P & S doors, helm station forward and to starboard, dinette to port and an L galley aft.. The master stateroom aft has twin berths and ensuite head with a stall shower.

She has new teak and holly soles through out , All soft goods including blinds, curtains, bedspreads and settee cushions have been recently replaced and all lighting is LED. She has 2-16000 BTU R/C Marine air AC units, 5-12V fans and screens for all doors and hatches. Aft and just forward of the transom is a large lazarette with shelving for storage of other gear.


Princess 3 burner propane range w/ oven

Dometic dbl. door refrigerator freezer-110V & propane

Deep dbl. stainless sinks

Farberware microwave

Galley water filter

2-propane tanks

Electronics & Entertainment

Garmin GPS plotter with depth

Furuno 1815 Radar 4KW-36 mile 9/17

Icom 3240 VHF salon

2- Horizon VHF's-fly bridge

JVC Stereo 1/18 w/2 speakers salon, 2 speakers fly bridge

Shakespeare wi-fi booster

Insigna flat screen TV master stateroom 3/18

Vizio Flat screen TV salon

Weems & Plath ships clock

Engines, Electrical & Mechanical

6-354 135 Hp Perkins 4800 Hrs. TT, 198 Hrs. since topside overhaul, new exhaust riser & manifold, heat exchanger & oil & transmission coolers.

7KW Phasor generator 35 Hrs TT. new 8/18

Racor fuel filters

Morse engine controls

2-30 amp shore power inlets, 2 new 50 ft shore cables, 30/50 amp. splitter

2-8D AGM batteries 5/18

1-group 32 battery for gen. starting

40 Amp Pro Mariner battery charger

2-16,000 BTU RC Marine Air AC units

New insulation in engine room


Bimini w/ full enclosure

Ventura windscreen 4/18

10 Ft Achilles RIB 8/17 9.9 Hp Tohatsu 4/ stroke outboard 8/17

Stainless davits over transom

Swim platform-extra large Starboard in lieu of small teak platform

Lewmar H2 windlass 9/18

200 ft 5/16" hi test chain 9/18

44 lb. CQR anchor 9/18

Flybridge venturi new 4/18

Dickinson stainless Bar-B-Q

Mast with LED spreader lights, Radar &l TV antenna
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