Jan Guthrie Yacht Brokerage
3248 Elwood Drive ............ Racine, WI 53406
262-554-1370 ....... fax 262-554-1371
cell 847-338-8808

1997 Catalina 34 Mark II Tall Rig

Beneteau 281 waiting at the dock 

This is a fresh water only boat with excellent care and light use. .... a must see for anyone in the market.

AccommodationsClick for larger view of Beneteau 281 salon

Sleeps 7 (plus 2 more on cockpit seats)
Convertible dinette sleeps 2
Convertible settee sleeps 1
V-Berth sleeps 2
Aft Cabin sleeps 2
You enter through a wide companionway, four steps down.
To the starboard is a well equipped L-shaped galley with plenty of storage space.
To the port is a large aft head with sink and shower, and plenty of storage space.
A large hanging locker, and the chart table are on the port side immediately forward of the head
The many ports and hatches provide a tremendous volume of sun-light and fresh air.
The interior is well appointed with the warmth of satin varnished teak and ash, louvered storage
compartments, interior teak handholds, and sculpted burgundy settee and dinette cushions,
surrounding the teak dinette table.
Forward is the owner’s cabin with 2 hanging lockers, large drawer and V-Berth.
A louvered bi-fold door separates the owners cabin from the main salon.Catalina 34 Mark II galley
Aft of the galley is the aft-cabin with queen size athwart-wise berth.
Aft of the galley and to starboard is the master stateroom. It sleeps 2 with ease. The is a hanging locker, small settee for dressing, and good ventilation and light.

V-Berth with two large hanging lockers and large drawer below berth
2 Hella Fans
Privacy louvered bi-fold door separates stateroom from main salon

Sleeps 3
Stain varnished teak and ash interior Large Fixed ports for increased light
Dinette with Teak Dining Table Sculpted settee and dinette cushions
AM/FM Tuner Stereo Speakers
4 louvered storage compartments Large capacity storage areas under seats
Two 12 volt outlets 2 Hela Fans
Dinette transforms into a double bed. Settee converts to sleep one

Sleeps 2
A wider aft cabin and larger berth, and upholstered seat and bureau was introduced in the Mark II
in 1997. A fixed port in the hull, and large overhead ventilation/escape hatch provide light andCatalina 34 MkII aft stateroom

Uncommonly Roomy Interior Manual head w/ pump-out holding tank
One piece counter top Plenty of storage space
Large Mirrored Vanity Hot and cold shower w/ seat
Teak towel Rods

Adler Barbour Refrigeration Built-in Microwave Oven
Gimbaled SS Dual Burner Stove w/Oven Water Heater
Custom molded one piece Corian Counter Top Deep Double Bowl SS Sink
Dry food locker Overhead cup storage
Trash chute w/ cutting block top Large cupboards and drawers
Large Cedar Lined Hanging Locker LP gas tank w/ fuel shut off valve

ElectronicsCatalina 34 Mark II forward stateroom
  • Pedestal Steering Station with 40” Stainless Wheel Navigation lights
    Ritchie SP-5” Compass Anchor Light
    Raytheon 201 VHF radio with masthead aerial Bow deck light
    Autohelm ST-4000 Wheeldrive Autopilot
    Autohelm ST50 SeaTalk Electronics: Mounted in Pedestal NavPod
    - Speed
    - Digital Depth Sounder,
    - Knot log,
    - Wind & Close Hauled/VMG
    - GPS & NAVDATA w/ Repeater at chart table
    - GPS Antenna
Features at-a-glance 
sailboatLOD .................... 34' 6"
sailboatBeam .................... 11' 9"
sailboatDraft ...................... 5' 7" keel
sailboatDispl .......... 11,950 # approx.
sailboatBallast ........  5,000 # approx.

Deck and Hull

Bow Pulpit
Side Stanchions w/ double lifelines
Danforth Anchor w/ Chain & Line
Anchor Davit
Anchor Locker w/ Cleat
Stainless Steel Brightwork
Stainless Steel high strength hand rails on cabin top
2 large & 2 small hatches
Non-skid deck
Maxwell 500 electric capstan with foot switch mounted in anchor well


Hull Integrated Swim Platform
Manual bilge pump
Stern Pulpit has two integrated observation seats
Stereo Speakers
Long “sleeping length” cockpit seats
Full Cockpit Cushions
Large Lazarette on port
2 small lazarettes in stern
Built-in aft cockpit shower with hot and cold water
Built-in swim ladder
Folding Teak Table with drink holders
Non-skid cockpit floor
Cockpit can be completely enclosed.
Cockpit dodger, side panel window covers and bimini with connector panel and,
Full side and stern curtains with plastic windows and screens

Sails & Rigging

150% roller furling genoa
Full Batten Main
Deck-stepped aluminum mast
Aluminum Boom
Fully Battened Main w/ Dutchman Flaking System
Genoa w/ Schaeffer Roller Furler
Low profile ball bearing main sheet traveler
Split Backstay
2 Garhauer Jib Sheet Travelers (new 2005)
Dual track shaeffer jib furler
2 Lewmar two speed, primary, self tailing winches Spinnaker Halyard
2 Lewmar, halyard, self tailing winches Rigid Boom Vang
Stainless steel standing rigging Stainless Steel Turnbuckle Covers
Outer Jib-car Tracks on Toerails Double ended mainsheet System
Garhauer inboard jib tracks with pulley sets and shock cord

Electrical and Mechanical
3 blade bronze 15 x 10 fixed blade propeller Single prop
30 HP diesel 1997 Universal M35
Secondary Racor Fuel Filter
Heat Exchanger engine cooling
Fuel shut off valve
Gear Box and shaft
Oil filter
Bilge Pump with automatic & manual control
Internal sea water sea strainer
Helm start/stop switch
Engine Temperature Alarm
Primary & secondary Fuel Separators
Oil Pressure Alarm
Cockpit wheel steering
PSS-seal dripless stuffing box
R&D flex Coupling on drive shaft
Bilge Blower

110 V AC system
12 V DC system
TRU Charge 20 amp battery charger (new in 2003)
New batteries in August, 2005
Circuit breaker panel
Dockside electrical cable
Battery panel cut off/parallel switch

Smooth coat of VC 17 anti-foul
Epoxy undercoat beneath anti-foul
Cradle, (newly painted 2007)
UV cover sewn on jib
Lead Keel with stainless steel bolts
(4) Dock lines
4 pfd
(4) Fenders
4 Winch Covers &Wheel Cover
Horse shoe buoy
Sail cover for main
Screens for all hatches and ports.

In 1997 Catalina provided a larger rudder for improved precision and tracking at all points of sail
“Top Shop” CUSTOM Full Winter Cover and 1” Aluminum Framing
Full Custom Enclosure with screens and zippered glassine windows.
Common to all Catalina Sailboats is a well planned and installed plumbing,

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


These owners are two boat owners.    Email for more pictures ...... inside and out !!