Gib'sea 77

Introduced in 1980, this model, also designed by Group

Graal, was superseded by the 76 in 1984. Between them,

438 were built The 77 was a 26ft, sporty four·berth

cruiser with three keel options (fin, bilge and

centreboard). She had a quarter berth aft ofthe galley

and an after, enclosed heads but no chart table. In

common with other Gib’seas of the time, fittings

were lightweight She is light and easy to handle

and a good family coastal cruiser. The 76 was

beamier and longer on the waterline. The

accommodation for six was more open-plan,

though she managed a double cabin aft of an

improved galley and a big chart table.

LOA 26ft 2in (8m) LWL 22ft 8in (6.9m)

beam 8ft 2in (2.5m) draught 2ft 7in to

4ft 6in (0.8m to 204m) displacement

2,6881b (1 ,222 kg). Price guide:

£1 0,000 to £15,000.