2/28/07,

Catalina 25, 1978, Cleveland, Ohio, $7,800, price reduced 4/18/07 to $5,500, sold 4/21/07

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1978 Catalina 25, hull #401

Specs:

  • Designer: Frank Butler
  • LOA: 25'
  • LWL: 22'2"
  • Beam: 8'
  • Sail Area: 270 Sq Feet
  • Draft: 2'8" to 5' (board down)
  • Ballast: 1500 lbs
  • Displacement: 4150
  • P: 24'8" I: 29" J: 10'6" 9'7"

    Accommodations & Misc.:

  • Sleeps 6 (realistically 4).
  • Cabin windows proactively re-bedded with new channel glaze 2001
  • Dinette interior seats 4.
  • Pop Top provides 6'6" of headroom in the cabin while at dock or anchor.
  • Microwave oven.
  • Standing locker
  • Cushions redone 2000.
  • Newly insulated ice box.
  • New oak with teak trim table.
  • Enclosed head and small galley make for great weekend cruising.
  • 4 speaker stereo/cassette player.
  • Forward Cabinet door added under forepeak (not original to the 78 model).
  • Swing keel allows for shallow water sailing and optimal downwind performance.
  • Some racing gear can be excluded from final purchase price if buyer so chooses.

    Plumbing: All plumbing has been replaced over the past 4 years.

  • New Head 2002 - Jabsco
  • Head tank 2002 - 9 gallon.
  • Head plumbing 2002
  • Rule bilge pumps x2 2003
  • Original manual Whale bilge pump

    Standing Rigging:

  • New shrouds and stays 2003
  • Mast rigged for internal halyards.
  • Self bailing cockpit.
  • 4 Barient winches - two cabin top mounted
  • Swing keel maintained, and frequently inspected
  • Permanent fixed boom gooseneck part not yet installed.
  • Mast gate installed for mainsail
  • Stainless Steel spreader kit installed

    Electrical: Electrical has been completely rewired 2005-2006

  • New Blue Sea A/C Panel.
  • New 8068 Blue Sea D/C Panel with voltmeter and ammeter.
  • 4 cabin outlets.
  • Guest 6 amp battery charger.
  • New cabin lights throughout.
  • Dual color cabin light in galley (red for night sailing)
  • 3 way master switch.
  • Two deep cycle marine batteries.
  • Added cockpit light
  • All new running lights
  • Cabin fans

    Running Rigging:

  • Boat set up for single hand sailing.
  • Most lines new within past 3 years.
  • "Jiffy reef" system
  • Boom downhaul
  • New 6:1 Schaefer racing mainsheet tackle with midline sheeting block and cleat installed.
  • Traveler lines lead forward in Cockpit.
  • Rigged for spinnaker.
  • All halyards run aft for single handing using Harken turning blocks and Spinlock rope clutches.
  • Class regulation spinnaker pole and spinnaker rigging topping lift, foreguy, twings, sheets, guys etc.
  • Cunningham blocks.
  • Boom topping lift
  • Battlestik tiller extender.

    Nav/Comm:

  • Plastimo bulkhead mounted compass.
  • Standard Horizon depth finder.
  • Standard Horizon knot meter (possible bad through hull transducer that may need replacing).
  • Mounted Standard Horizon VHF radio w/ mast mounted antenna.
  • Analog inclinometer.
  • Standard Horizon handheld VHF radio (old) and cig light charger.

    Motor

  • 2004 Tohatsu 8hp two stroke outboard.
  • 3 gallon tank.
  • Electric start.
  • Alternator for battery charging.

    Other:

  • Two Danforth anchors with 100 feet of rode each
  • Emergency flare/distress kit.
  • Six jack stands,
  • Windex wind direction indicator.
  • New barrier coat and bottom paint job 2006. Interlux 2000 and VC-17.
  • Miscellaneous life jackets, harness or two etc...
  • Removable swim ladder.
  • 3 volumes of binders full of original manuals, schematics, owners manuals.
  • one mounted bottle opener,
  • Type 4 throwable PFD,
  • Outdoor speakers in cockpit.
  • Digital copies of the ship's logo.
  • Miscellaneous sail covers tiller covers etc

    Sails

  • All sails come with bags as noted
  • Mainsail - 2003
  • Sobstad sail makers
  • Dacron
  • Fully battened.
  • Cunningham cringle
  • 1 set or reefing cringles
  • Standard sail bag
  • Genoa 150% - 2002
  • Cruising Direct by North Dacron
  • regular Sail bag
  • long roll bag
  • Jib 90% - 1978
  • Original to the boat
  • Dacron Jib
  • Drawstring Sail bag
  • 139% Jib - 1996
  • North Sails pre 3dL laminate
  • Window (originally for a J 24)
  • North Roll bag

    Additional Information:

  • Strong National Association sponsoring regattas and cruise events.
  • Still supported model by the manufacturer and many third party manufacturers.
  • Web forum for owner support.

    Racing

  • "Second Overall" Catalina 25 Nationals 2006.
  • Tied for first in Standard Rig Class - 2006 Nationals.
  • Perennial winner EYC Jam Regatta 2004 - 2006.
  • Second Place 2006 Cleveland Race Week
  • PHRF Rating on Lake Erie 231 Spin 241 JAM.

    David you can list my boat as sold for 5500. Thanks for all your help
    Duane
    Cleveland, Ohio

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