Jan Guthrie Yacht Brokerage
3248 Elwood Drive   ........... Racine, WI 53406
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1981 Catalina 38 S&S for Sale

Preliminary listing - lots more to come

Catalina 38 1981 at the dockFresh water only, this is the third owner. She came from a lake in Kansas and has spent the rest of her time in SW Lake Michigan. This is the famous Catalina 38 that was designed by Spark man & Stephens and sails beautifully.   This is the boat that Catalina designed to show her heels to the rest of the fleet.  The interior is done in beautiful teak woodwork.  The interior cushions are done in a rich fabric which complements the rich wood for a warm traditional feel to the interior   With her 6'3" headroom ....... this is a roomy and spacious interior. Catalina 38 S&S 1981 salon

Starting forward is the vee berth.  Light and airy with the large plexiglass hatch, there is plenty of room.  In the forward bulkhead of the vee berth there is access door to the chain locker.  There are shelves on both sides for your "little things", drawers under the aft end and storage underneath.  There are addition drawers on both port and starboard for more storage. 

Moving aft, the head is to port.  She has a manual head with holding tank, a S.S. sink, a portlight and an opening overhead hatch give nice light and ventilation.  There is a shower, shower curtain and shower sump.  There are cabinets built in under and under the sink with lots of mirrors for dressing.

Across from the head is another storage area with a large hanging lock with louvered doors, more drawers and other storage.

Next aft is the salon.  She has a U-shaped dinette to port and a settee to starboard.  There is storage above, behind and below both settees, built-in book shelves with fiddles and storage cabinets with locking doors.  There are handholds everywhere to making moving around under sail easy and safe.  The dining table raises and lowers on a pedestal to give an additional double berth for occasional guests.   There are decorative inlaid pictures and a set of a brass barometer and clock to add to the traditional look.Catalina 38 looking aft

The galley is aft of the salon and to port   There is pressure water and manual water.  She has a new water heater.  There is a gimbaled CNG, 2 burner stove with oven and a deep double S.S. sink. She has has a  huge 5.5 cu ft. icebox with new  refrigeration with a small freezer area.  There is a cutting board that fits on the top of the stove for those times when a gimbaled counter surface is handy.  There is plenty of well organized space for storage.

Starboard of the companionway (and across from the galley) is the nav station.  There is a large nav counter with a lift up lid and lot of room for charts and all of your other gear.  The nav station utilizes the front of the quarterberth as its seat.