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Catalina 27, 1982, Edgewater, Maryland, $7,500, Price reduced 8/13/13 to $6,800, Ad expired

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Catalina 27, 1982

  • #5052 "Ruff Heeler" Standard Rig

  • Draft: 4'
  • Beam: 9'6"
  • Sail Area: 296 sq. ft.
  • Displacement: 7000lbs
  • Location: Edgewater, MD
  • Price: $6,800 or best offer

    Description of boat:

  • I am offering my well-kept Catalina 27 for sale to a new owner. This is the standard rig fin keel version, equipped with outboard power. The boat has been upgraded where it matters for a safe and easy-to-sail first "large" sailboat. his is an excellent first or second sailboat for someone looking for a great daysailer or weekend cruiser. Very forgiving under sail and a great Chesapeake Bay boat with its four foot draft. For a 30 year old sailboat she is in good condition and a dry boat. She's been upgraded where it counts. She is NOT a project boat and is in sailaway condition on the South River. Asking $7500 or reasonable best offer. Cash or certified/cashiers check drawn on a US bank or credit union only. Test sail available to serious buyer. Additional pictures available on request. Owners highly motivated as we have a new sailboat and our Catalina needs a good home. Will entertain any reasonable offer!

    Sails and Rigging

  • Standing rigging replaced in 2010. Oversize lower shrouds. vEquipped with recommended Catalina upgrades included long stemhead chainplate, shroud "B" kit with stainless U-bolts and enlarged backing plates and stainless spreader sockets.
  • New running rigging in 2010. VPC low-stretch halyards with messenger loops.
  • Schaefer CF-700 Snapfurl roller furling (2010).
  • Harken single-line jiffy reefing on the main sail (2012).
  • All lines run to cockpit for short-handed or solo sailing.
  • Two Barient cabin top winches for halyards.
  • Two Lewmar two-speed winches for sheets.

    Sails and Canvas

  • Dodger & Bimini (serviced in winter 2012).
  • Main cover with caterpillar strap.
  • Tiller cover
  • Primary winch covers.
  • 2 mains (fair to good condition, original C-27 sails).
  • 1 100% working jib, no sun cover.
  • 1 130% genoa with sun cover.
  • Whisker pole.


  • Tiller steering
  • New Yamaha 8hp high-thrust long shaft with electric start, electric tilt and remote controls in cockpit.
  • Custom engine cover to fit existing opening (original unmodified cover included)
  • 3 gallon fuel tank.
  • Engine purchased new in 2010. Still under warranty and just serviced and tuned. Purrs like a kitten, no surging and runs beautifully!

    Electrics and Electronics

  • Bulkhead mounted compass.
  • Handheld GPS.
  • Depth sounder.
  • AM/FM/CD stereo with 2 speakers in cabin.
  • 25W Uniden VHF/DSC radio.
  • 2 engine batteries (around 124AH).
  • 2 AGM house batteries totalling 184AH on a separate panel under the cockpit.
  • Charging and maintenance solar panels for the house and engine batteries with charge controller.


  • V-berth, port and starboard full length settees and aft starboard quarterberth.
  • Forward hanging locker.
  • Enclosed private head with sink and manual freshwater pump.
  • 10 gallon holding tank. Coast Guard legal.
  • Port side galley with icebox, cutting board and storage.
  • Stainless steel deep sink with manual freshwater foot pump.
  • 20 gallon freshwater tank.

    Safety and Ground Tackle

  • Navigation lights, steaming light, masthead light and anchor light.
  • Fortress anchor with 35 feet of chain and 150 feet of rope rode.
  • Backup Danforth anchor with 10 feet of chain and 100 feet of rope rode.
  • Four life jackets.
  • Required signal flares.
  • 2 fire extinguishers.
  • Lifesling 2 on rear rail.
  • Type IV throwable.
  • Wire double lifelines with cockpit gates.
  • Cockpit mounted Whale manual bilge pump.

    Misc. Equipment

  • Cockpit cushions.
  • Swim ladder.
  • 4 Fenders with lifeline clips.
  • Dock lines.
  • Boat hook
  • Many spares including extra carburetor, anchor hatch, maintenance hardware, extra running lights, etc.

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