Gayle Winds

1985 Guy Couach Cockpit Motor Yacht 

• BUILDER: Guy Couach
• YACHT LOCATION: Knoxville, TN

For more details, etc...contact Seller at 865-675-2143
 HULL MATERIAL:Kevlar reinforced fiberglass) 
• DIMENSIONS
LOA: 72 ft.
Beam: 18ft.
Draft: 4ft 5in
Weight: 100,000lbs
• ENGINES: Twin 12V71TI Detroit Diesels - 750hp 
 • Fuel Type: Diesel
• Horsepower 1500hp :
• Hours -low hours- less than 3500 hours
• Engine synchronizers
• Emergency shutdown: Manual shutdowns on both helms.
• Engine room ventilation: Heavy Duty Blowers
• Turbocharger
ENGINE ROOM
•Six 8D batteries
• Halon CO2 fire suppression system
• Masterhead - Lectrisan sanitation system
• Electric oil changing pump
 .Automatic battery charger
AC GENSETS
• 25kw Westerbeke primary genset and 8kw Westerbeke auxiliary genset.
• Voltage Rating -- 240V
• Indicated hours - low hours
TANKS
• Fuel tanks (main & aux.) 1500 gallons
• Fresh Water Tank - 400 Gallon
                                                                   Holding tank 200 gallons
DECK AREA
• Safety Railing
• Hatches: Fore Deck
. Six Heavy Duty Fenders
• Anchor/Windlass/250' chain/rope
• Cleats:  for mooring and mid ship
• Boarding Ladder:  3 step  ladder mounted on swim platform. 
• Marquipt Electric Lay down davit 
• Bow Thruster
ACCESSORY LIST
Fenders, Dock Lines, Life vests, Shoreline Power Cords (twin 250 V 50amp)
GALLEY
•  Microwave
• Whirlpool 4 Burner w/Oven
• Double sink
• Whirlpool Side-by -side Refrigerator
• Dishwasher
COVERED AFT DECK
• Seats: Two large cockpit seats
UPPER DECK/ FLY BRIDGE
•  Captain's Chair  with seating for five on Bridge
• Large Bimini top with full encloses
• Plexiglass windshield
• Radio antennas
• Large upper aft deck with round table and four chairs
• Four Large deluxe deck chairs
INSTRUMENTS AND  ELECTRONICS
•Two VHF Radios
•Two Depth Sounders
• Speed/Distance
•Two Tachometers
• Engine Pressure, Voltage and Temp Gauges 
• Engine Alarms
• Autopilot- dual station 
• Compass -dual station -
• Radar -- Raytheon RL70C
• GPS
• Air Horn dual station 
• Search Light Remote Control
• Port/Starboard Running Lights
• Anchor Light
• Hailer
• Rudder angle indicator
• Trim tabs 
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
• Battery bank -- Six 8D Batteries.
• AC/DC breaker panel -- located aft of wheelhouse
• Charging system --auto battery charger in bilge
• Shore power inlet -- twin 250/ 50 amp; port side and aft cockpit  deck hookup
• Shoreline cords (2)
AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT
• Type -- SEVEN UNITS reverse cycle
1985 Guy Couch 72' M/Y 

PRICE--- $369,000 Cash....Will consider acceptable boat as trade.
Length 72'   Beam 18'
Since 2005, located in a covered slip in  freshwater on the Tennessee River- in Knoxville Tennessee.
Built by Guy Couach - France's leading manufacturer of gunships and custom yachts. This vessel is strong and heavy. Built for speed and comfort, it will cruse at 20 mph.  With a displacement of 100,000 lbs, it possesses true roughwater performance...and is equally at home on the lakes and rivers or in the open sea. In fact, the hull of this yacht is the same hull that is used on Guy Couach's 72' gunship.
This yacht is AMERICAN MADE.....the hull was laid in France, then shipped to Guy Couach's factory in Dania, Florida where the yacht was built and commissioned in 1985.
$80,000 major upgrade performed in 2004 by Yacht Management Inc. at Harbor Towne Marina in Dania, Florida.  Detailed breakdown included in specs available to interested buyers only from Seller.
Replacement cost today exceeds $3 million. (See Guy Couach's website  http://couach.com/en/sales/).
Recent out-of-water marine survey is available...appraised for $510,000.  For copy of survey and detailed specs for interested buyers only, contact Seller Joe King by phone at

865-675-2143. Or email  vipyachts@yahoo.com

This unique yacht has large salon, day head, formal dining room, custom appointments, gormet galley, large down helm with observation area - all on main level. Downstairs has

5 staterooms and four heads.


Take a Tour:
You may ring the door bell or enter the big glass door to a large salon. Beautiful South African teak interior throughout yacht. With a  black lacquered custom cabinet full length of salon area, concealed TV/entertainment center, a small circular bar and pedestal for displaying custom art.  Guest day head adjacent to the salon which has a gold sink and a custom floor constructed of Venetian crystal tiles, gilded with 24k gold.  A large cream leather sofa with chase is on the opposite side make for great  comfort. A lighted glass panel with the sea goddess etching  separates the salon and the dining area. There is a large glass round dining table with seating for 6 and a Venetian crystal chandelier above. Under the window is a circular black lacquered cabinet that wraps around the dinning area and matching black lacquered chairs, . A large mirror reflects and doubles the visual size. 
One step up on the right brings you to the all electric galley. It is equipped with large stove , refrigerator, microwave, double sink, boiling water faucet, and dishwasher. Lots of white cabinets, located top and bottom. A door to the outside makes easy access to the galley when carrying in supplies .
Forward from the steps is a nice size wheel station  with a observation booth and chart table, a great place for snacking or playing games. Equipped with trash compacter, a Captain's chair and a folding first mate chair for comfort when traveling inside. Port and starboard doors to the outside are  in the wheel station.
From the wheel station, travel down the spiral lighted stair case that takes you downstairs, with high ceilings. This area is perfect for people who enjoy traveling with family and friends, but want to have their own private cabin. All five staterooms have or have access to a full bath with shower or tub,  sink and head. Each stateroom has its own air-conditioning/ heat unit. Three staterooms have two single beds.   One stateroom has a single bed, desk, and also used as an office. The full beam large master suite has a queen bed, with lots of storage for the owner as well as for  his lady. There is a  flat screen TV opposite the bed.  Adjacent is a full bath with tub/shower, sink with custom gold/pewter fixtures, head and bidet. 
 In all staterooms, custom window treatments and bed covers are in like new condition. This yacht sleeps 9 adults comfortably. 
The back deck is a great place to sit and relax, down near the water...while the top deck has it's table and chairs for eating and electric fold-down davit for lifting dingy, etc.. A large seating area circles the flybridge Captain's helm chair. A great place to enjoy the scenery and share a conversation with your Captain while you are under way. Large Bimini top with full enclosures, too.
On the front deck of the yacht is a large sunning pad, large enough for 4,  plus a seating area.
This is a truly  elegant vessel, and compares favorably with mega yachts costing much more - just smaller.  
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE
PRICE---$299,000 cash FOB Knoxville, Tennessee.  Seller will consider acceptable smaller boat as trade-in.
This used vessel is being sold in :as is" condition, with no warranty whatsoever, either expressed or implied. Prior to closing buyer and seller agree to enter into a vessel purchase agreement putting forth the terms of the sale. Payment will be made by wire transfer. Boat will be released upon confirmation of receipt by seller of payment in full, and receipt by buyer of fully executed bill of sale.
A signed and approved sales agreement and receipt of appropriate deposit will be required before sea trails are conducted. If marine survey is desired by buyer, it shall be at buyer's expense. If sea trials or marine survey are unacceptable, seller will return deposit. 
Sales Tax may apply. Buyer is responsible for paying any sales tax due to the purchase of this item. Buyer is encouraged to investigate the sales tax cost in the state of registration.
DISCLAIMER: Seller offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the good working order or condition of the vessel, ship systems, equipment, furnishings or accessories. Buyer is encouraged to seek the advice of a licensed ship surveyor, or buyer's agent, to investigate and validate the condition and description of this vessel. This vessel is being sold "as is", with no warranty whatsoever, either expresses or implied.

For more and complete information contact



Joe King at 865-675-2143 or email vipyachts@yahoo.com