1979 Catalina 25

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
$6,900 USD

Catalina 25, 1979 with trailer and new 8hp outboard $ 6900.00

We’ve owned ‘Joi de Vie’ for 16 years, as the second owners; has only been sailed in fresh water. This is a great family boat, good for day sailing, weekend sails, or ‘camping out’ for longer periods. Full of features and upgrades. Trailerable.

Now located at Branched Oak Marina, Raymond, NE.

Swing keel, 3’-0” draft (keel up) to 5’-6” draft (keel down) Four sails: Mainsail, 110 Jib sail, 150 genoa jib, extra mainsail (needs minor repair) Custom-built trailer with spare tire Brand new (less than 3 hours runtime) 8HP 4-stroke Mercury outboard motor ($2,400 value) w/ new gas tank Bottom paint applied 2019 Teak woodwork topsides and interior ‘Pop-top’ provides 6’ headroom, with dodger cover Plexiglas windowed companionway door, plus teak companionway boards in great shape

Interior features:

‘L’ shape dinette with custom tabletop Space to sleep six Upgraded interior custom cushions from Catalina Direct Carpet replaced 2018 Upgraded curtains Weems & Plath Gimbaled oil lamp Nautical bell Nautical mirror Custom galley shelving Pillows Ice box

Additional equipment:

Gimbaled built-in compass Lev-o-gage (measures heel angle) Two whisker poles Wooden oar Heavy-duty cable assembly for swing keel replaced 2007 (from Catalina Direct) Danforth anchor Swim ladder Extra tiller Owner’s Handbook from Catalina Direct

2020 NADA Value Guide for 1979 Catalina 25 Yacht: Average Retail value: $6,440.00.

Estimated total value: Yacht: $ 6440.00 Trailer: $ 1500.00 New Outboard: $ 2400.00 $10,300.00 or phone 402-618-2124

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About the Catalina 25

Designer
Frank V. Butler
Builder
Catalina Yachts
Association
Catalina 25, 250, Capri 25 International Assoc.
# Built
5866
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 0 / 7.6 m
Waterline Length
22 2 / 6.8 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
4,550 lbs / 2,064 kg
Ballast
1,900 lbs / 862 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
271 ft2 / 25.2 m2
Total Sail Area
270.4 ft2 / 25.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
118.1 ft2 / 11 m2
P
24 8 / 7.5 m
E
9 6 / 2.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
152.2 ft2 / 14.1 m2
I
29 0 / 8.8 m
J
10 5 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
30 10 / 9.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.31 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.79
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
41.76
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
186.41
light
Comfort Ratio
19.02
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.93
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The most popular sailboat (in this size range) ever built in the US.
Dimensions shown here are for the standard rig (pre-1988).
A swing keel version was also available. Draft (max.) 5.0’ (min.) 2.0’
Wing keel version: 2.83’/.86m
TALL RIG:
I: 31.0’
J: 10.5’
P: 27.66’
E: 9.58’

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