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
Designer: Frank Butler
Sail Area: 270 Sq Feet
Draft: 2'8" to 5' (board down)
Ballast: 1500 lbs
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.
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
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
Boat set up for single hand sailing.
Most lines new within past 3 years.
"Jiffy reef" system
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.
Boom topping lift
Battlestik tiller extender.
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.
Standard Horizon handheld VHF radio (old) and cig light charger.
2004 Tohatsu 8hp two stroke outboard.
3 gallon tank.
Alternator for battery charging.
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
All sails come with bags as noted
Mainsail - 2003
Sobstad sail makers
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
Drawstring Sail bag
139% Jib - 1996
North Sails pre 3dL laminate
Window (originally for a J 24)
North Roll bag
Strong National Association sponsoring regattas and cruise events.
Still supported model by the manufacturer and many third party manufacturers.
Web forum for owner support.
"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
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