Gaviidae-1999 Gozzard 37

Gaviidae is the latin name for the loon family – we will take a little bit of Minnesota with us wherever we travel. For Dan’s more in-depth explanation of how we picked the name – What’s in a name?

She is a 1999 Gozzard G37 (hull #3), equipped for serious cruising and comfort.

Gaviidae in Covered Portage - North Channel - Lake Huron 2016

Gaviidae in Covered Portage – North Channel – Lake Huron 2016

Picture of Gaviidae taken by Special K

Gaviidae – heading out onto Lake Superior from the Duluth Life Bridge – 2013

 

Specifications for Gozzard 37 Gaviidae:
  • Length Overall 42′ – 3″
  • Length On Deck 37′ – 0″
  • Length At Waterline 31′ – 6″
  • Beam 12′ – 0″
  • Draft 5′ – 0″
  • Displacement 19,000 Pounds (Half Load)
  • Ballast 6,800 Pounds (External Lead)
  • Mast Height Above Water (Extrusion) 53′ – 6″
  • Sail Area Mainsail 330 Square Feet
  • Sail Area Topsail 514 Square Feet
  • Sail Area Staysail 227 Square Feet
  • Sail Area Total 100% Fore Triangle 818 Square Feet (Fore Triangle = 448 Square Feet)
  • Sail Area Total 1,071 Square Feet
  • Fuel Capacity (Main) 52.5 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity (Reserve) 14.5 Gallons
  • Range At Cruise 550 Nautical Miles
  • Water Capacity 117 Gallons
  • Waste Capacity 26 Gallons
  • Battery Capacity 612 Amp Hours
  • Engine 55 HP Diesel
  • Bow Thruster 4 HP – 12 Volt

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