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Catalina 30, 1978, St Augustine, Florida, $12,995, Price reduced 7/15/12 to $9,935, SOLD 10/22/12

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Catalina 30, 1978

deep keel - standard rig - tiller steering - In mast furling

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Actual position St Augustine, FL

Reduced for quick sale


  • Ballast: 4200
  • Displacement: 10650


  • Atomic 4 gas engine - reconditioned 2011 (with new starter motor)

    Condition : very reliable, starts every time, very quiet. Well maintained.

    Total Power: 30hp


  • Fuel: 18
  • Fresh Water: 43


  • One reason the famous Catalina 30 is so popular is the extremely roomy and usable interior.
  • The vee berth is forward with with a filler cushion, and shelves around both sides. There is storage underneath and access to the bow compartment in the front.
  • Moving aft, there is storage along the starboard side with a roomy hanging locker and 4 drawers all built into an attractive cabinet.
  • Across to port is the head. Hot and cold pressure water, a shower with sump, and an upgraded head.
  • Next aft is the salon. This design features an L-shaped dinette settee to port. The table folds up against the forward bulkhead for storage, giving a very spacious salon. It also can be lowered to form a spacious double berth for those occasional guests. To starboard is a single settee. There are small shelves along both sides above the settees.
  • Aft of the salon, the galley is to port. The U-shaped galley has a lot of counter space, a nice ice box built into the aft section, an Origo alcohol stove has been installed into the cabinets. The forward section has a double S.S. sinks with hot and cold pressure water.
  • Across from the galley and to the right of the companionway is the nav station. The electrical control panel for the boat is located here.
  • Aft of the nav and under the cockpit is the generous quarterberth. In general the upholstery is in very good condition.

    Sails and Rigging

  • In mast Furling Mainsail - good condition
  • 150 furling genoa - good condition
  • Jib sail - good condition
  • Harken traveller system
  • Rigging has been tuned by a professional and in good condition


  • Uniden solara VHF radio with DSC new 2011
  • Standard Horizon depth meter
  • Standard Horizon knotmeter and wind

    Electrical and Mechanical

  • Nautilus 15amp automatic Battery charger
  • Head with mascerator (direct discharge / no holding tank needed)
  • Air conditioning system in good working order

    Deck & Hull

  • Lifesling, flares, several life jackets. 3 boat hooks. 3 fire extinguishers. Compass - 3" Contest compass install approximate 6 years ago Danforth 18 anchor with rode Shore power cord
  • New sweedish automatic bilge pump
  • Manual bilge pump in cockpit
  • Fenders
  • Docklines
  • In general running rigging in good condition


  • BBQ grill, galley implements (pots, pans, cutlery, plates, cups etc) Refrigerated ice box (works on 12V or 220V) New Bimini top and frame (2011). There is also a large cockpit awning (new 2011) USCG safety equipment, life sling, flares etc.

    Additional Comments This Catalina 30 has been well maintained. An extremely dry boat with a dry

  • bilge.
  • Florida registered - Clean title.

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