Sloop with inner forestay for staysail plus running
Folding mast steps.
Ram kicker. Telescopic whisker pole.
roller furler. Extra
Lewmar winches ’97.
Ulmer Kolius fully battened mainsail ’97.
Old genoa. New genoa. Staysail. Storm
Cruising chute with sock ’97.
Yanmar 50 hp diesel
Fisher Panda 4kw diesel ’97.
100 imp gals.
100 imp gals
20 kg with 90 m. chain.
windlass (rebuilt ’99).
Old inflatable. New inflatable.
Autohelm 7000 with spare hydraulic ram.
6 man liferaft with custom built quick-release cage
EPIRB Tron 406.
Pur 80 (80
gals per day).
1,000 amps gel batteries.
140 amp alternator plus
70 amp backup. Smart
battery management system.
AC smart charger for generator or shore power.
2 solar panels with own regulator.
Autohelm log and depth.
Autohelm plotter with Seatalk.
Raytheon radar 40XX. Navtex (old).
Navtex and Weatherfax, Furuno 207.
Air conditioner, plumbed in for main and forward
cabin with new compressor ’97.
Gas cooker with oven.
10 disc CD player.
This example is the three double cabin version
with two cabins aft of the saloon and one forward with
en-suite heads and shower.
There is another heads and shower to starboard aft of
The layout is as original with a fine galley
to starboard, chart table.
The Catalina 42 needs little introduction being one
of the most
successful fast cruiser designs afloat.
Yachts have resisted the temptation to downgrade the
good basic specification. The
medium displacement is backed by
a solid ballast ratio of over 40%.
The plethora of hatches and
opening ports increase comfort in warm climates and if it
bad there is always the aircon.
Safe, comfortable and fast, with
much of the best in modern design whilst retaining sea
she is a successful cruiser with a great reputation.
yacht was purchased by the present owner in Hong Kong 1997
where she had been lightly used since new.
She was then
substantially upgraded for her ocean passages to the
cruise to Cyprus was done in two eight month periods and she
since been laid up ashore whilst being professionally looked
She appears to be in fine order and her inventory is
very extensive, much of it new in 1997.