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CATALINA CAPRI 18, 1987
$5500.00 OR Reasonable offer.
1987, hull CPSJO129
Draft 2'-10", Weight 1500 pounds, Ballast 425 , Length overall 20'-4" beam 7'-7"
Motor 5 HP Mercury 4 stroke. 2011 like new.
Crisp main, recent, 1 set reef points, Cunningham hole. NICE
135% jib, GENOA Virtually new, with hanks & or can roller reef on the NEW HARKIns roller reefing head stay. C&C sails houston, a reasonable sail loft.
110 % Jib hank on, reasonable shape. Recent.
100 % Jib older, possibly original. Needs to be converted to current head stay.
#2 main, Original, some life left?
Original rudder, needs to be repaired, pint of epoxy, little sanding etc..
****NEW RUDDER , Rudder craft Inc. (pictured) told it is a great improvement.
HARKENS, vang, main sheet, excellent, mast & boom, very little to no corrosion, internal halyards, blocks for reefing, etc. well done, not cheap stuff.
Cushions, interior like new, doubt they have been used much, exterior, many yrs left.
Steps added, original plan had u stepping on the ice box.
The boat has been well maintained, takes wax well, the standing rig is in good shape, the running rig is new to serviceable for some time. NO thru hulls, no cracks, very limited dock rash.
My guess it has been stored inside good part of its life. NO LEAKS! Rain or otherwise.
I gave up my storage a Mo. ago, it is now outside.
LIFE LINES, STANCHIONS, SAFETY etc.
LIfe lines/ stanchions. Very sturdy & secure.
Life vests, fire extinguisher, paddle, throwable cushions.
Danforth, anchor, etc.
This boat has FULL FLOTATION, only model Catalina did like that. Cut in half, no problem.
THIS IS, a secure, well made, boat.
Call Catalina, parts etc. are available, same basic boat still in production.
Twice what it should be, built for the hull, not flimsy for sure. Internal extending tongue 2-1/8" ball.
Compass, tiller tamer,
NEW HATCH BOARDS,
REAL CANVAS cover, for cabin top. Keep teak like new.
WIND SOCK! Anchored, U might think U have AC, a cold beverage, music, Nap.
Solar charger, battery. ??
Last I looked, all electrical good shape, simple system.
New "bird" for the mast head.
Magnum, charcoal grill, Stanton mounted.
Porta potty, new.
Danforth anchor, etc
The NEW rudder, apparently fits a variety of Catalina's it is a thing of beauty "to me" a old sailor, I will offer it elsewhere if u are a little short, or want to fix the original.
A set of blocks-cars way oversized, Chang blocks from a 36' fit the tracks, if u plan to move up, good choice. +. $400.
Why am I selling, 82, some problems, wife & kids, say no more.
Interesting article on the net, Small by choice, Able by design. By Nick Rukaviba. (Small boat Journal) Sister Boat sailed LA to Hawaii 28 days 87 if I remember, story someplace on the net. (SAFE).
If U don't buy my boat, no problem, sailing gave me 40 yrs of pleasure, enjoy sailing.
MGB, Triumph TR6, ALFA. Miata?
NEGOTIABLE! - Yes,
give it away, - NO. Do need to move on.
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