3248 Elwood Drive ........... Racine, WI 53406
1985 Catalina 38
This is the famous Catalina 38 that was designed by Spark man & Stephens and sails beautifully. This vessel underwent a *full* restoration in 1997 and 1998 by G.W. Snider Boat Boat Company in Mt. Clemens, MI. This included new interior teak & holly floors, new interior cushions, 16000 BTU reverse cycle heat and air conditioning system with digital controls, new electrical systems, hull/keel joint reinforced, keel removed and new bolts were glassed in, new Harken roller furling, race size steering wheel, new interior carpet, new bulkheads. She was also given a new 1999 UK Pentax mainsail, new UK roller furling 155% genoa, new halyards, new dark green Sunbrella dodger, new bimini, professionally applied new dark green Awlgrip paint job in 1999 with gold cove and boot stripes, new rudder in 2000, new VC17 bottom paint in 2003 and new cabin wiring and lighting. You will not find a boat with more upgrades.
This is the boat that Catalina designed to show her heels to the rest of the fleet. The interior is done in beautiful teak woodwork. The new interior cushions are done in a rich green fabric which complements the rich wood for a warm traditional feel to the interior The new teak and holly floor also adds to the rich effect. With her 6'3" headroom ....... this is a roomy and spacious interior.
Starting forward is the vee berth. Light and airy with the new large plexiglass hatch, there is plenty of room. In the forward corner of the vee berth there is access to the chain locker. There are shelves on both sides for your "little things", drawers under the aft end and storage underneath. There are addition drawers to port for more storage. There is a step installed to make entry and exit easier.
Moving aft, the head is to port. She has a manual head with holding tank, a S.S. sink, a portlight and an opening overhead hatch give nice light and ventilation. There are cabinets built in under and under the sink with lots of mirrors for dressing.
Across from the head is another storage area with a large hanging lock with louvered doors, more drawers and other storage.
Next aft is the salon. She has a U-shaped dinette to port and a settee to starboard. There is storage above, behind and below both settees, built-in book shelves with fiddles and storage cabinets with locking doors. There are handholds everywhere to making moving around under sail easy and safe. The dining table raises and lowers on a pedestal to give an additional double berth for occasional guests. The new teak and holly floor really set of the dark green cushions of the new upholstery to give a warm rich look to the interior. There is a brass porthole mirror and a ship's clock to add to the traditional look.
The galley is aft of the salon and to port There is pressure water and manual water. She has a new water heater. There is a large new inverter in 2002 that was installed to be able to use a microwave, gimbaled CNG 2 burner stove with oven and a deep double S.S. sink. She has has a huge 5.5 cu ft. icebox with Adler Barbour refrigeration with a small freezer area. There is a cutting board that fits on the top of the stove for those times when a gimbaled counter surface is handy. There is plenty of well organized space for storage.
Starboard of the companionway (and across from the galley) is the nav station. There is a large nav counter with a lift up lid and lot of room for charts and all of your other gear. The nav station utilizes the front of the quarterberth as its seat.
Sails and Rigging
Aluminum spar stepped on keel, new Harken roller furling, new Harken roller bearing traveler, new 1999 UK Pentax mainsail, new 1999 UK roller furling genoa, hydraulic backstay adjuster, Offshore rigid boom vang, extra mainsail, aluminum mast step, storm jib, extra head sail (very good condition), spinnaker pole, lazy jack system, slab reefing system, cruising spinnaker with snuffer (very good condition), new halyards. The primary winches are speed Lewmar 48s, with 2 speed Lewmar 30s are secondaries. She has 2 Lewmar 30 self tailing winches on the cabin top for the halyards and reeflines. All lines are led aft into the cockpit (through the dodger) with sheet stopper.
Deck and Hull
Beautiful dark green professionally applied Awlgrip hull with gold cove and boot stripes The
1999 refit included new bulkheads, new fiberglass reinforcement on the the hull joints.
In 2003, the deck and cockpit were completely repaired, refinished and
Manitowoc Marine. It looks like a new boat on the deck. $15,000 in work was done and it is
Horseshoe buoy, Martec folding prop, Danforth style anchor and approx.
150' of rode, anchor
locker on the foredeck, large Ritchie compass on the pedestal, 2 Suunto compasses on the
forward bulkheads, custom cockpit cushions, S.S. rigging, navigation lights, deck lights,
anchor with chain and rode,dark green Sunbrella dodger and bimini, matching green mainsail
cover, new forward hatch 2002, new helm seat 2002, 48" racing wheel, new forward hatch in
Fenders and docking lines, matching fender covers, solar vents, cushions
for the lifelines,
lifeline gates on both port and starboard, T-shaped cockpit. Rebuilt Martec folding prop in
2006, replace steering cable 2006. Removed the rudder, replaced stuffing box and cutlass
bearing, then reinstalled the rudder in 2004. An Edson folding cockpit table was also added in
Engine and Electrical
Inboard 24 HP Universal diesel with approx. 821 original hours, 3 batteries system, automatic battery charger, 12V ships system, 110V system with outlets, fuel shut off valve, engine alarm, fresh water cooling system, manual wheel steering, shore power cord 50', horseshoe, fire extinguishers, 35 gallon water tank, 21 gallon holding tank, 35 gallon fuel tank, all owners manuals for systems and engine.
All fenders, lines, lifejackets, flares, fire extinguishers, go with this boat. Priced right for a quick sale.
Make an offer. These owners are
ready to move now....... email for more pictures.
Asking Price $ 64,500.00
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