Catalina 30

AU $49,000 Now reduced Finance
30' 0" - 9.15m
Vessel Location
Brisbane QLD Insurance
Launch Year
1980 approximate
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Hull Solid GRP

Freshly slipped, antifouled and with a new Insurance Survey all completed March 2020. The hull was pressure cleaned, and inspected by surveyor prior to antifoul coating. Marina receipts to show on request. At the same time topsides and cabin top were washed and polished. This Catalina is regularly sailed and maintained and has many important updates. Catalina Yachts are well built in solid fiberglass and this example is in good condition. Powered by a 21 hp Nanni diesel with low hours, professionally fitted new 2009, all receipts available. This yacht has undergone extensive refurbishment including re-wiring, recent re-rigging (2018-2019). The hull, cabin top and decks were professionally sprayed with 2 pac Jotun paints and are in good condition. The Keel Bolts were replaced and the bilge was rebuilt by a professional boat builder at Hemmant, Brisbane in March 2018. A separate report detailing all keel work both external and internal stripping and rebuilding is available on request. .
Catalina 30's have a large, comfortable cockpit and good internal volume for a yacht of this size. This yacht has the tall rig with adjustable back stay for fine tuning and a fin keel for tight and precise pointing. With a ballast/displacement ratio of 42% and a sail/displacement ratio of 17% making it a responsive, fun and lively boat to sail giving a good turn of speed, yet offering good stability in rough weather. The fin keel gives good directional stability and pointing ability. 2 slab reefed main with genoa on a furler.
Below are two double berths including V Berth and large convertible dinette and two good size single berths giving accommodation for up to 6, but a comfortable cruiser for up to 5 people. The dinette gives comfortable seating for 4 - 5 people while the saloon comfortably seats 6 - 7 people. All cushion foams and fabric covers have been recently replaced and are in top condition. A fully enclosed good-sized bathroom has cold water pressure shower, vanity unit and electric toilet with 60 litre holding tank with 3 way valve for pump-out.

AU $49,000 Now reduced    Finance    Insurance
Vessel Name
Mar Brisa
Launch Year
1980 approximate
30' 0" - 9.15m
3.1m 10' 10"
1.6m 5'3"
4,600 kg
Keel / Ballast
Lead Fin Keel, refurbished with replacement keel bolts, & repairs to bilge by professional boat builder March 2018.
Vessel Location
Brisbane Qld
KN 795Q
Rego Expiry
Frank Butler
Catalina Yachts California USA
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Hull Solid GRP
Decks Material
Fiberglass Non-skid finish in good condition
Nanni 21 hp, 3 cylinder with low hours, approx 400 hr professionally installed new September 2009, Regularly used and maintained. New engine beds fitted by shipwright. Engine installation with all new wiring loom and Nanni ignition system and new propeller and shaft (by Speed Propulsion Brisbane), were professionally fitted by shipwrights.
Engine Make
Number Engines
21 hp
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
400 approx
Max Speed
5.5 knots under motor
Cruise Speed
4 knots
Fixed blade propeller, shaft drive, both new 2009, propeller freshly coated with Propspeed, March 2020, see photos.
75 litre alloy tank - cleaned completely (2012 by owner) with all new fuel lines and filters fitted.
80 litres approx in poly tank under berth
2 m fiberglass dingy with oars and outboard bracket, good condition.
Large cockpit bimini. Wheel & binnacle cover. Covers for teak cabin top grab rails. Full covers includes near new boom tent and foredeck cover. See pictures.
The dinette and saloon area is spacious and comfortable with a large dining table that comfortably seats 4 - 5 while the saloon area seats 6 - 7 people. Standing headroom is 6 feet in main walk through area. All bunk cushions, covers and foam replaced/renewed 2014. The head/bathroom is just forward of the main saloon on the port side. Bathroom shower drains to the bilge. There is also a cockpit shower with cold pressure water from a Whale pump which is near new.

There is good light and ventilation throughout the cabin and all is in good condition. The chart table is on starboard side near the main hatchway and has a large storage area under the table.
The main saloon area has comfortable seating with a dining table converting to a double berth and a single bunk to starboard. A large V- berth is forward with large opening hatch for ventilation. The bathroom and vanity with storage cupboards is on the port side between the saloon and V berth. The aft cabin has a large single berth with room to store gear. Some people call this a double berth.
2 in V berth, 2 on Dinette conversion, 1 x saloon bunk, 1x aft berth, plus 2 outside cockpit berths
1x pressure cold water shower inside bathroom plus 1 cold water pressure cockpit shower- Whale pump.
TMC electric pump out toilet, with 60 ltr holding tank and recent TMC pump kit.
AM /FM radio and CD player with good quality speakers.
L shape galley with 2 deep sinks, and 2 burner metho stove. Good storage in drawers and side cupboards and above bench-top cupboards with sliding perspex doors. Water to the kitchen sinks is by Whale pressure pump with Camec galley tap both recently installed.
Ice box - large volume 132 litres
2 burner metho Princess stove, plus Magma BBQ (charcoal heat beads) on stern pushpit.
Hot Water
Ground Tackle
Muir manual anchor windlass. 1x Plough with 30m of 10mm chain and 30 m rode, plus 1 x Danforth spare.
Safety Gear
406 GPS EPIRB in service with GPS positioning.
Bilge Pumps
Electric Rule 1100 gallons per hr, & new float switch new Dec 2017, plus manual bilge pump.
Life Raft
GME MT 406G - GPS version
Life Jackets
4 PFD adult life jackets and horseshoe life ring
Flares in service to 2021 and V sheet
Fire Protection
2 x fire extinguishers, 1x fire blanket
1 x Engine start sealed battery new August 2019,1x sealed House battery, switch panel rewired 2014.

Solar panel 1x 10Amp trickle charge to batteries via Victron Solar regulator, 2018 is effective in keeping batteries charged.
Electronics / Navigation
Plastimo Offshore Compass in Binnacle (new August 2016), Garmin S50 Eco Chart plotter & sounder (new 2014) depth, log, speed, & complete charts & tides and multiple other functions. New transducer fitted with Chart plotter. Additional Eagle depth sounder.
Auto Helm 3000 auto pilot. GME VHF radio Good size chart table with ample storage underneath in drawer and cupboards.
Sail Inventory
1 x genoa on furler good condition, #2 headsail, 2 x mainsails, 1x fully battened main (2010 v/ good condition) 1x cruising main. Lazy Jacks & Whisker pole
Mast / Rigging
This yacht is the Tall Masthead Rig, with adjustable backstay and a long length traveller for fine adjustments. All Standing rigging replaced 2018-2019, receipts available. Running rigging, good condition most replaced 2017
Deck Gear
2 x two speed Barient #22 sheet winches, main sheet winch on cabin top. Main Halyard & secondary halyard winches on mast. All winches stripped and serviced 2016 -17.
Three cockpit lockers provide ample storage for ropes, life jackets, fuel, fishing gear etc. 1 x large lazarette locker behind the wheel, 1 x very large locker to port to take large bulky items and 1 x shallow locker under starboard seats.
The Maintenance Log, available on request, shows key improvements and maintenance details including a separate Keel Bolt Replacement Report. The Stainless Steel Rudder Stock was replaced in 2007, all stainless steel work by Speed Propulsion, Brisbane. This yacht is a pleasure to sail in all-weather from light airs to heavy weather assisted by furling headsail and slab reefing. The lead fin keel and ballast ratio give enjoyable sailing in comfort for a single hander or family cruising. Many systems on this boat have been replaced and /or refurbished over recent times by an attentive owner. Comprehensive set of Operation Manuals detailing GPS, Nanni Engine operation, fuel and oil filters and oils and suppliers are provided along with receipts for major items purchased to maintain the boat.

Mark Laurie
City / Suburb

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