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1979 Catalina 27

17 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Unbelievable upgrades on this boat. New interior from Catalina, new upgraded traveller, adjustable genoa tracks and blocks … very well cared for. MUST see!


• Nexus NX2 Instrument System (Wind/Speed/Depth) on 2 displays with cabin mounted server (2004)
•Standard Horizon CP190i Cockpit mounted GPS (Integrated with instruments and VHF) (2011)

•Standard Horizon Intrepid VHF with and DSC (2004)

•Standard Horizon RAM remote mic with full radio controls and display (2009)

•JVC CD/AM/FM stereo with MP3 CD capability and remote control

•2 Polk Atrium 45 Cabin mounted speakers

Sails & Rigging

• Quantum Dacron Main (2005)
•North 3DL Marathon 150% Genoa (2008)

•Neal Pryde Dacron 150% Genoa (2002)

•Horizon Dacron 135% Genoa

•Dacron 100% Jib

•Dacron Main

•3/4 oz. Symmetrical Spinnaker

Electrical & Mechanical

Electrical System

•Xantrex Truecharge 30 3 bank smart charger with cabin mounted status panel

•Xantrex Pathmaker isolator/combiner with cabin mount switch

•3 batteries: Dedicated starting (2008), 2 House (2(# removed))


•Atomic 4 30HP 4 cylinder gas inboard engine

◦Cockpit engine controls

◦Lighted cockpit mounted gauges including water temperature, amperes and oil pressure

◦17 gallon fuel tank with deck fill.

•New Booth low profile Rudder (2010)

•Original rudder for backup

•Gori 2 blade geared folding propeller (2006)

•Simrad TP-10 Tillerpilot

Equipment on Board:

Sailing Hardware

•Garhauer Cabin Top Traveler and Jib Cars (2005)

•Harken MKIII roller furling (2004)

•(2) Lewmar 7 cabin top halyard/Main Sheet winches

•(2) Lewmar 27 2 speed genoa sheet winches

•(2) Lewmar 7 spinnaker winches

•Lewmar 7 mast winch

•Spinnaker pole

•Standing Rigging replaced 2007

•Spinlock Deck Cleats for all halyards and some control lines. All major lines run aft.

•2 Titan floating winch handles

•Garhauer adjustable (from cockpit) Jib Car system (2011)

•Rule/Danforth Bulkhead mount compass with backlight.

•Danforth style anchor with 150’ of line.

•Double Sta-Set X jib halyards, dedicated spinnaker halyard, topping lift and downhaul

◦All halyards led internal to the mast.

•Spinnaker sheets with shackles

•2 boat hooks

•6:1 outhaul control

•Adjustable split backstay

Additional Information

Other Upgrades

•Original cast spreader bracket replaced with Stainless Steel

•All stanchions fitted with full backer plates

•All gate valves replaced with ball valves

•All non-flanged thru-hulls replaced with new flanged units.

•Mast gates

•Window gaskets replaced and frames re-bedded (2006)

•Spinnaker Crane with block at masthead

•Aqua Signal Anchor Light and Steaming Light/Deck Light fixtures (2003)

•PoliGlow topside hull finish (2011)

•Mast Rewired 2011

Deck & Hull

•Catalina factory made dark blue custom cushions new in 2006
•Harken custom canvas sail cover, winch and tiller covers

•Cockpit Bimini with canvas sun cover

•VC-17 Bottom Paint (Bottom was grit blasted in 2004)

•Custom C-Cushion closed cell foam cockpit cushions

•2 shore power duplex outlets in main cabin

•Built-in icebox with drain

•Companionway Screens

•Forespar adjustable tiller extension

•Rule 500 automatic electric bilge pump with cabin mount switch.

•20 gallon fresh water tank with deck fill

•20 gallon holding tank for head with deck waste removal

•Lifesling 2 rescue sling

•Brass Oil Lamp

•Dock Lines and fenders.

•Backup Tiller

•Racor water separating fuel filter (2005)

•Spare impeller, fuel filter.

•3 Fire Extinguishers

•Steel Cradle

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Catalina 27
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