|We are offering this boat at the same price as the older poorer condition and far less equipped boats until March 15th only, then withdrawn!
Background: it was sold, has not completed due to unfortunate circumstances so now offered at a VASTLY reduced price.
Owner really wants to put a deposit on a new boat.
This boat will satisfy any new boat buyer, it is faultless and in immaculate condition. Always Marina berthed and washed cleaned regularly.
With extensive full covers over everything (including furling mechanism!) and protective vinyl non-skid tape in any potential wear places.
Brand new sails only used once. New Batteries. Engine barely run in. Oven never used.
Many optional extras when purchased. Radar, AutoHelm, Solar panels, Anchor wiinch, extensive covers, etc.
It is the best kept boat I have ever seen, without exception.
If you are in the market for this model boat, then pay only a little more and get the best available!
||Catalina's new 309 is a wholesome family racer/cruiser combining good performance and great accommodation with contemporary lines and style.
The interior feels much larger than her 31-feet. An easy descent (no steep ladder!) into a very roomy interior reveals an enclosed aft cabin, comfortable v-berth, sit down chart table, spacious head and 6'2" headroom. The salon seats six with a symmetrical folding table.
The new non-skid flooring requires virtually no maintenance. Made from a new vinyl material, it is more durable than wood flooring and will not be affected by water. The galley has quality fixtures and stainless steel lined AC/DC refrigeration. You'll find more drawers and lockers than in most comparable sized yachts.
On deck, the Edson Pedestal steering has a 32" destroyer wheel with single lever engine controls and a custom instrument housing, incorporating LED cockpit lighting.
The cockpit is large, a Catalina priority, with seats long enough to stretch out on. The port cockpit locker is huge for storage of a dinghy, outboard or even air-conditioning and a genset.
There are four opening ports and four hatches throughout, providing excellent light and ventilation. The transom incorporates a walk-through stern platform and integral boarding ladder.
All sail controls are mounted on deck and led aft to the cockpit. The rig is specifically designed to optimize the sail area for enhanced performance, with the convenience of in-mast furling, which is standard equipment on the 309.
A state-of-the-art traveler above the companionway slider is custom-designed for the 309, and the car position can be controlled from one side. All blocks are ball bearing.
The broad weather decks have generous genoa tracks to accommodate a variety of overlapping headsails.
No compromises were made in the construction. Decks are balsa cored with knitted laminates for strength. The hull has a vinylester skin coat to prevent osmosis. All rigging loads are tied into integral longitudinal structural aluminum beams. High-density foam stringers and transverse structural members are an integral part of the hull and distribute the mast, rigging and keel loads to the hull. These structural members will not absorb water or deteriorate over time.
Plumbing and electrical systems are assembled of high-quality components and designed for easy access and maintenance. All electrical wiring is color-coded and tinned to prevent corrosion.
The efficient, powerful 3 cylinder Yanmar meets emissions standards, and sips a mere 0.5 gph at 2400 rpm. There is a deep-cycle 4-D battery and a group 27 starting battery.
Nothing was compromised in the size, structure and systems of the Catalina 309. Quite simply, it is a great yacht at a great value.