Saturday, February 5, 2011


Please click on the picture to view a slideshow of both the interior and exterior.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Photo library #1

Custom Nav Panel with tank level gauges for fuel, water and holding tanks

                                 SS anchor, Gold leaf shear stripe and Royal blue hull

Custom made Traveler guards
                                 Part of genoa sheet traveler car system
                                 Genoa traveler car on track w/ 4:1 purchase
                                 Mainsheet custom traveler car w/ 4:1 purchase
                                  Leads leading aft from mast to cockpit
                                 Whisker pole deck pad
           Anchor windlass with up/down control, salt water wash-down system
                                 Schaefer 3000 furling gear, 300' chain
                                  Traveler  and guard on starboard side
                                 Dodger with window covers
                                Furling line led to halyard stopper
                                Hydraulic backstay adjuster
                                Custom rope locker and teak cockpit grate
GPS antennae

Polished SS radar mast

                                 Teak transom step
                                 Winch holders P & S
                                 Radar, Autopilot and engine instruments
                                 Wind, speed, depth, autopilot on cockpit table
                                 Tach showing 764 engine hours
                          Stoppers on starboard side leading to electric winch
                              Stoppers port side to Lewmar 40 self-tailing winch
                                  Port side setup
                                 Starboard side setup
                                One piece plexiglass hatchboard
                                 Nav station showing custom teak cabinetry
                                  Nav ststion storage
                                 Sony 10 stack CD changer
                                 Clock and barometer
                                 Galley area
                                 Teak and holly sole, large water filter
                                 Steps to cockpit
                                 Steps opened to engine
                   Freshwater manual pump, H & C Faucet, Soap dispenser
                                 Aft cabin to port
                                  Aft cabin to starboard
                                 Starboard hanging locker
                                  Upgraded marine head
                                 Stall shower open
                                 Stall shower closed
Sink in master head

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Equipment List

Equipment list for Catalina 400 MK-II  #282

This boat is spotlessly clean and beautifully maintained.

Hull and Deck

Blue hull gelcoat when built at the factory in Florida.   41'6" LOA, 13'6" beam
Royal Blue Awlgrip finish applied in 2006
Bottom paint is the Ablative type so you don’t get paint build up
Walk-through transom and independently controlled twin wheels provide excellent visibility from the helm and easy access to dinghy and dock.
Eight opening ports and 12 opening hatches with screens.   Most have shades.
7,200 pound LEAD keel.   Zero maintenance, highest quality and performance.  6'11" draft
Theoretical hull speed of 8.1 knots


Full-battened mainsail with Dutchman flaking system
100% roller-furling jib
130% roller-furling genoa
160% roller-furling mylar genoa
Cruising spinnaker with sock

Sail Equipment

Standing rigging is stout and easy to keep tuned for optimal performance.  Sail controls and rigid boom vang are logically arranged to efficiently manage the 400's powerful sail plan.
Shaeffer roller furling gear
Annodized mast and boom
Jiffy reefing, double reef points, led to the cockpit. Easy to shorten sail.
Main and two Jib halyards “0” stretch
Spinnaker halyard Whisker/ spinnaker pole
Spinnaker pole topping lift with 10’ T-track and car on mast 3:1 purchase
Stainless steel Boom Vang
Custom mainsheet
All halyards and lines run aft to stoppers in cockpit
Electric Lewmar 40 main halyard winch
Lewmar 40 self-tailing halyard winch
Lewmar 16 self-tailing spinnaker winch
Two Lewmar 54 self-tailing primary winches
Hydraulic backstay adjuster
Traveler controls 6:1 purchase
All lines are color coded
Adjustable genoa car system, port and starboard
Two snatch blocks for spinnaker sheets
Custom foreguys setup for the spinnaker
Custom main traveler guard ends
Four winch handles

Anchoring/ Mooring gear

Polished stainless steel 33lb Bruce type anchor
300’of  5/16” chain with anchor swivel
Maxwell electric windlass
Four fenders
Four mooring lines


56hp Yanmar diesel engine with 765 hours
Engine box has extra insulation for quiet performance
Autoprop, new in 2008, provides efficiency and easy handling
40,000 btu cabin heater off of the engine
35,000 btu Webasto hot-water heating system
Twenty gallon hot water heater, 110 volt and engine heat


GPS chart plotter with Laptop interface cable
Raymarine 6000 type –II Autopilot with remote hand held control
Raymarine wind direction, wind speed
Raymarine depth sounder
Raymarine knot meter
Raymarine Radar antennae
Custom SS mast for radar, GPS, & Anchor light
Raymarine Radar screen on cockpit table
Standard horizon VHF radio with cockpit remote and intercom
VHF-Stereo splitter antennae
Sony stereo system with four speakers and 10-stack CD player
Two 4D batteries, new in 2010
One group 27 cranking battery
Tank indicators for water, fuel and holding tanks

Inner-spring mattresses  in forward and aft cabins
King-sized bed in master cabin
V-berth is king-sized width at shoulders and king depth
Filler cushion for dining table makes for a king size berth in main salon
Settee in main salon makes into single bed
Master bath includes separate stall shower with seat
Generous forward head with shower
Custom Ultra-Leather interior cushions
Brass clock and barometer
Head room in main salon---6'11"

Three-burner, gimblaled propane stove with oven
Stainless-steel range hood
5.5 cubic foot refrigerator with freezer compartment, top and front loading with overboard pump out for thorough wash down
Microwave oven
Hot and cold pressure water system
Built-in soap dispenser
Manual freshwater back-up pump
Teak paper towel holder
Teak spice rack
Deep, twin stainless-steel sinks
Built-in cutting board covers handy trash bin
Huge carbon filter for fresh-tasting water

Other items

Outboard lifting system with 4:1 purchase
Outboard bracket
Radar reflector
Teak decking on transom step
Ironwood/ Epe cockpit grate
Sail, table and wheel covers
Insulated leather-wrapped wheels
Cockpit cushions
Real wood "teak-and-holly" floors
Custom cabinetry and satin interior varnish in main salon
Solid teak trim
Teak flag staff and American flag
Life jackets, big brass bell, flares, first aid kit, etc.

Maintenance records since day one

This boat has never been a live-aboard or charter boat.  She was a Show Boat for a dealership and so is equipped to demonstrate the many possibilities for comfortable cruising and performance sailing.

$219,000   Trades considered---Tell us about your present vessel.   Also, feel free to comment on the blog and the boat.   We welcome your feedback.
When would you like to see "True Love"?   Please call for an appointment:
Carl Rafello    253 905 4180