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1985 Catalina 27

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Charlotte, VT
Listed: 06-20-2018
Phone: 802-598-1185

$7,900 US

Standard features

Please call owner Marc at 802-598-1185.
Boat Location: Charlotte, Vermont.
Weve owned this Catalina 27 for two years now (its our second) and we are sad to see her go but weve moved up to a C30 to accommodate a growing family.
The 27 is roomy on the inside (standing height is over 6) with a large cockpit. The companionway is wide resulting in a great large-boat feel when sailing with the companionway open. It sleeps 3-4 comfortably, 5-6 if needed. The head and shower work.
This boat has a traditional C27 layout, sleeps six, using the vee berth forward (with filler cushion), the main cabin has port and starboard settee berths (starboard converts to a double) and a starboard aft quarter-berth. Forward cabin has a large hatch with attachable bug screen. Enclosed head also has sink and pressure water shower head ventilation hatch. We had new interior cushions made (the originals were ugly as could be), there is bulkhead mounted folding table as well. Gally is aft to port with ice box, sink with pressure water system, two burner gimballed alcohol stove and cutting board included.
She is easy to sail solo or with a crew, is very responsive and holds course well. Wheel steering is great and wheel locks once youve set your course. The universal diesel engine runs smoothly and reliably. She also handles up to 10 and makes a great perch for Burlington waterfront concerts or fireworks. The two deep cycle batteries are only one season old. Includes VHF radio as well as AM/FM CD MP3 Bluetooth stereo with interior and cockpit speakers.
Storage cradle is included.
I just finished buffing her out and shes ready to hit the water (splash is included in the price). This is your chance to captain your own vessel and live out your freshwater mariner dream!
In 2016 we replaced the forestay and rolling furler (now a furlex), Main and Jib halyards, interior and cockpit cushions, mast lighting, water pump (for sinks and shower), and bilge pump.


Builder: Catalina

Keel: Fin
Prop: 2 blade folding

Model: Universal M18 - about 850hrs

Fuel Type: Diesel - 12HP.


LOA: 26 ft 10 in,

Beam: 8 ft 10 in,

LWL: 21 ft 9 in,

Maximum Draft: 4 ft 10 in
Displacement: 6750 lbs
Ballast: 2700 lbs.

Mainsail (fully battened),
175% Genoa (Genicker)
Roller Furling (furlex, 2016),
Sail cover for main included; Jib and Genniker have UV protection when furled.

Equipment and Running Gear:

Two Self-tailing two speed winches #40ST on cockpit cowling.
One Self Tailing #16 winch and one #7 winch on cabin top
. Traveler is on cabin top, Bow and stern rails with lifelines, anchor (with spare) and rode, anchor roller, life vests, dock lines, fenders, fire extinguishers, SS swim ladder on transom. Custom refurbished fitted cockpit and interior cushions (2016). Folding cockpit table.

Includes winter storage cradle.


Knotmeter and depth finder - both need work - I use Navionics app.
VHF Radio,
AM/FM/CD/MP3/Bluetooth stereo with cabin and cockpit speakers,

Electrical System 
two 12 volt batteries, shore power.

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