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- Construction: GRP
- Length (Feet): 28.31
- Length (Metres): 8.63
- Beam: 3.1 meter
- Min Draft: 1.12 meter
- Max Draft: 1.12 meter
- Ballast: 1586
- LOA: 8.63 meter
- LWL: 7.18 meter
- Dry Weight: 3896
- Fuel Capacity: 1 x 72 L (16 Gal)
- Water Capacity: 2 x 80 L (18 Gal)
- Holding Capacity: 1 x 64 L (14 Gal)
- Number of Engines: 1
- Engine Make: Westerbeke
- Engine Model: M25XP
- Fuel: Diesel
- Engine Hours: 973
- Type of Propeller: 3 Blade, Bronze
- Total Power: 26
Solidly built Catalina 28ft aft cockpit cruising yacht with shallow wing keel, wheel steering and accommodation for 6. UK VAT paid, British Part 1 Registered.
Designed by Frank Butler and built in the US by Catalina Yachts in 1997.
Owner states ? "She is an amazingly roomy boat with reassuring sailing performance". Full maintenance log in present ownership.
White GRP hull with blue style lines and rubber rubbing strake.
Cast iron shallow winged fin keel.
Wheel steering via cable to semi balanced spade rudder
White GRP deck, superstructure and draining aft cockpit.
Beige moulded non-slip deck and cockpit surfaces.
Cream GRP internal moulding.
Teak and Ash internal joinery.
Westerbeke Universal 26hp M25XP three cylinder diesel engine.
Fresh water/heat exchanger cooling with wet exhaust.
Reversing reduction gearbox with shaft driven 3 bladed fixed propeller.
Skeg supported prop’ shaft.
Ignitian panel with tacho’ and gauges. Electric start. Single lever control.
Cruises at 5/5.5 kts, max 7kts.
Engine hours – 973 approx’.
Diesel – 72 litres in stainless steel tank
Water – 163 litres in two tanks
Calorifier - 23 litre hot water tank
Holding tank - 64 litres in GRP tank
12 volt system – 1 x 80ah sealed engine, 80ah domestic battery.
Charging via engine alternator wired through isolation switches to switchboard.
Interior LED lights. Standard navigation lights and deck light.
240 volt system – shore cable, inlet socket, RCB, battery charger (2011), outlet socket.
Spars and Rigging
Masthead Bermudan sloop.
White anodised double spreader deck stepped, slab reefing mast and boom.
Dutchman mainsail handling/reefing system.
Original 1 x 19 stainless steel standing rigging – regularly checked.
Schaffer furling headsail system.
Polyester running rigging led to cockpit clutches including Cruising Chute running gear.
Genoa and mainsheet tracks.
Winches – Lewmar, self-tailing. 2 x 30 halyard winches, 2 x 40 Genoa winches.
Mainsail – Dutchman slab reefing
135% Furling Genoa – Kemp Sails 2012 – with new sacrificial strip
Cruising chute with snuffer – Kemp Sails - 2011
Blue mainsail cover.
Steering compass on pedestal
Raymarine Wheel autopilot
Raymarine Speed Tri data – speed & depth display
Raymarine windspeed / direction display and m/h unit
Standard Horizon 300i Chart Plotter + 2008 C Map cartridge
Standard Horizon DC VHF radio
Silva hand held compass
External GPS antenna
Assorted charts (not guaranteed in date)
Up to 6 berths in 2 cabins plus saloon.
Comfortable interior fitted in Teak and Ash woodwork.
Blue patterned fabric upholstery
Carpeted floors. Blinds to windows and ports.
Hot and cold pressurised water to galley, heads and cockpit.
Clock & barometer.
FM/LW radio with 2 x saloon & 1 x cockpit speakers
Forecabin – large vee berth with infill and stowage under. Opening forehatch.
Saloon – Settee berths to port and starboard with storage under and behind berths,
central saloon table with lowering leaf to starboard. 2 x opening deck hatches & 2 x
opening ports. 2 x hull ports.
Chart area – aft to port with space for instruments and electric panel.
Galley – to starboard with 2 burner gas cooker with oven and grill. Gas safety switch.
Stainless steel sink with h & c water supply, insulated coolbox with 12v refrigeration
unit (2007), ample stowage.
Heads – to starboard. GRP moulded compartment with Jabsco marine WC, moulded
sink with mixer tap and shower. Good stowage. Ceiling solar vent.
Aft cabin – accessed aft to starboard with large athwartships double berth, hanging
locker and 2 x opening ports.
Stainless steel open pulpit, split pushpit with quarter seats & lowering seat.
S/sstanchions and guardwires.
Sugar scoop transom with bathing platform and folding swim ladder.
Bow, stern and spring alloy mooring cleats.
S/s handrails on coachroof
25 lb Plough anchor with 37m calibrated chain. Draining anchor locker.
South Pacific electric anchor windlass.
Cockpit cushions x 7.
Blue folding sprayhood with s/s grabhandles and rear cover curtain.
Blue cockpit dodgers, white cockpit sun cover.
Blue rope tidy bags, winch covers, wind scoop.
Hot and cold cockpit shower.
Folding cockpit table
Cockpit locker and separate gas locker.
Warps and fenders. Boathook. Ensign and staff
Excel SD 2000 RIB & Honda 2.7hp Outboard engine – both 2009
Manual and electric bilge pumps.
Collection of flares on board – not guaranteed in date
2 x manual & 1 x auto fire extinguishers. Fire blanket
First aid kit
2 life jackets & 2 harnesses
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Electric bilge pump
Wind speed and direction
Manual bilge pump
Shore power inlet