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1983 Catalina 25

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Grand River, OH
Listed: 12-06-2018
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$10,000 US Reduced

The owner bought this boat in 2017

General condition and any additional information

Every system on this boat was replaced or updated in 2017 and 2018 from the bottom of the keel to the Windex at the top of the mast. The new owner will not have to do anything to the boat for years to come. You will not find a Catalina-25 as good as this one unless you buy a brand new one. Im selling this boat because I just bought a larger boat.

Standard features

PRICE REDUCED FROM $11,000 TO $10,000 ON 09/01/18


TOTALLY RESTORED in 2017 and 2018

The most popular sailboat (in this size range) ever built in the US. The Catalina-25 has turned out to be one of the most successful small cruising sailboats ever built, with 5,332 boats sold between 1976 and 1990. The fin keel is generally acknowledged to sail close to its rating, at least once the breeze pipes up to 10 knots of so, making it a very stable sailboat in all conditions.

All Catalinas are supported by Catalina Direct who specialize in parts, custom up-grades, and accessories for Catalinas. From single replacement parts to complete systems, they deliver items locally, across the country, and to locations world-wide wherever Catalinas are found.

In 2017 SOLO went through a complete rebuild and upgrading of all systems from the bottom of the keel to the Windex at the top of the mast and everything in between at a cost of over $9,000.


• Hull Type: Fin with transom hung rudder
• Pop Top provides stand up room in the salon
• Rig Type: Masthead Sloop
• LOA: 25.00’
• LWL: 22.17’
• Beam: 8.0’
• Draft: 4.00’ - fixed keel
• Displacement: 4550 lbs
• Ballast: 1900 lbs
• Water Tank: 13 gals
• Holding Tank 12 gals
• Headroom Main Cabin: 5’4”
• Headroom Pop Top Up: 6’6”
• Ice Box
• Outboard Motor: 9.9 Evinrude 20” long shaft (see improvements below)
• Steel Cradle
• Year Built: 1983

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

SOLO 2017 and 2018 UPGRADES:

• Keel ground to iron in weak spots, built out and faired with West Epoxy Systems (2017)
• Bottom and keel, old paint removed and 2 coats epoxy barrier and 2 coats of VC-17 applied (2017)
• VC-17 applied (2018)
• Hull wet sanded 600-1200 grit and 3 coats wax applied (2017)
• All Standing rigging replaced NEW-2017
• Rigging professionally tuned (2018)
• Main, Jib and spinnaker halyards replaced NEW-2017
• Jib sheets NEW-2017
• Traveler lines NEW 2017
• Reefing lines NEW-2017
• Boom-vang NEW-2017
• Cunningham NEW-2017
• Lazy Jacks NEW-2017
• Motor lift lines NEW-2017
• Lifelines replaced NEW-2017
• 2 Taylor Made 10/26 Fenders
• Taylor Made Lifeline Cushions NEW-2017
• Navigation lights, bow, stern and mast replaced NEW-2017
• Davis Windex and Light NEW-2017
• 2-Federated Deep Cycle Batteries NEW-2017
• Marinco Shore Power 30 Amp
• Main and jib sails refurbished by Sail Care (2017)
• All teak and hatches sanded and 3 coats of Cetol Light applied (2018)
• 4 15’ to 25’ dock lines
• Harken roller furling system NEW-2017
• Raymarine i50/i60 Depth, Speed, Wind Instruments NEW-2017
• Tiller Autopilot NEW-2017
• Ronstan Carbon Battlestick Tiller Extension NEW-2017
• Jabsco Twist ’n’ Lock Compact Toilet NEW-2017
• Richie Venture SR-2 Bulkhead Compass NEW-2017
• VHH Marine Radio
• Stereo and speaker system NEW-2017
• Salon wood surfaces sanded, stained and varnished (2017)
• Salon cushions professionally cleaned and Scotch-guarded (2017)
• 13# Anchor, Rode and Chain
• Type IV cushion throwable NEW-2017
• USCG approved safety gear NEW-2017
• Pop Top Power Lift Kit, allows Pop Top to be lifted with one hand NEW-2017
• Pop Top Cover with windows, allows Top Pop to be up in heavy rain and wind
• 4 Spinlock rope clutches NEW-2017
• All fresh water and toilet hoses NEW-2017
• Microwave Oven NEW-2017
• Lewmar winches professionally serviced (2017)
• Evinrude 9.9hp outboard motor tune up and new water pump (2017)
• Galley cabinets sanded, stained and varnished (2017)
• Heavy Duty Winter Cover, keeps boat free of snow and rain NEW-2017
• Evinrude 9.9hp, new carburetor bump to 15hp NEW-2018
• Add 4-Blade High Thrust Prop NEW-2018
• Add outboard remote shifter and ignition switch to cockpit NEW-2018
• New carburetor, high thrust prop, remote shifter and ignition switch installed at a cost of $1,075 NEW-2018

REDUCED FROM $11,000 TO $10,000 on 09/01/2018


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