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Catalina 27, 1985, Detroit, Michigan, $13,300, Back on market 8/27/14 at $11,900, SOLD

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Catalina 27, 1985

  • Detroit, Michigan (5 miles northeast of Detroit, on Lake St. Clair)

  • Catalina 27 standard rig
  • LOA 26ft 10in
  • Beam 8ft 10in
  • LWL 21ft 9in
  • Maximum draft: 4ft 0in
  • displacement 6,850 lbs
  • ballast 2,700 lbs
  • Universal 18 (14hp) diesel, about 1100 hours. Annual oil and filter changes.

    Always used in fresh water (great lakes). I'm the 3rd owner, buying in 1998. I love my boat! Only selling so I can move-up

  • (spring 2012) Nexus instruments (wind, depth, speed) mounted on swing arm in companionway to protect from the elements when not in use.
  • (spring 2012) new bottom with Interlux 2000 and VC17, faired keel
  • (2005) Garhauer straight traveler (mid-boom) provides better sail control than curved traveler
  • (2004) Simrad WP30 autopilot
  • (2005) CDI roller/furler
  • sunbrella (2007) pedestal cover, (2009) genoa sock, (2004) mainsail cover
  • all lines lead to cockpit for easy single-handling
  • added water-proof lighted LED switches in lazarete for steaming and runnings light, and instruments for easy access without having to leave the cockpit.

  • Fin keel
  • full-batten main good condition
  • 155% dacron genoa, good condition
  • both bought new for 2000
  • asymmetrical spinnaker, rarely used
  • telescoping whisker pole
  • pole mount on mast w/ adjustable car
  • bow and stern pulpits with dual lifelines (lifelines replaced about 2004)
  • lifeline cushions on cockpit gates

  • V-berth, port and starboard (can fit two, closely) full length settees and aft starboard quarterberth
  • Forward hanging locker
  • 13x10 RH folding propeller
  • lazy jacks for mainsail dousing
  • 2 self-tailing Lewmar winches for jib
  • 1 self-tailing Lewmar winch for mainsheet
  • 1 Lewmar winch for jib/spinnaker halyards
  • microwave replaced alcohol stove
  • dodger, rarely used since I purchased
  • Guest three-stage dual battery charger
  • RAM mic at pedestal
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • 12v outlet at pedestal
  • 2 batteries, 2-3 years old
  • stainless steel sink
  • pressure water, never used by me
  • head, rebuilt, rarely ever used
  • built-in cooler
  • traditional interior with fold-down table
  • original brown-plaid cushions, still in great shape
  • 2 fire extinguishers

  • danforth anchor with chain and rope rode
  • swim ladder
  • split backstay adjuster
  • rope boom vang
  • solar power vent
  • (2006) Oberdorfer water pump
  • (2008) new electric bilge pump
  • cockpit mounted Whale manual bilge pump
  • Kenwood AM/FM stereo with 6 CD changer, cockpit and cabin speakers
  • includes steel cradle, winch handles, shore power cord, original owner's manual, dock lines, boat hook

    Sail-away condition!

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