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Free Bird is a Catalina sailboat and is ready to set sail for coastal and inter island cruising. She is set up to single hand and has both an autopilot and wind vane. She is powered by Universal diesel. The boat comes with a great sail inventory and great electronics package.
Ready to set sail for coastal and inter island cruising. This solid and well maintained boat has upgraded electrical and battery systems. All lines lead aft to the cockpit for single-handed sailing and there are two self-steering systems, electrical and wind vane. The mainsail was new as of 2012 and is 8oz offshore Dacron with 3 reef points. Two headsails, 100% for weather and 130% for coastal daysails. Hood Seafurl 5 headsail furling is also new as of 2012. Inboard aux power is Universal XP25 3 cylinder diesel. Last haul out with barrier coat and 2 coats Petit Trinidad bottom paint on April 22, 2016.
Universal XP25 3 cylinder diesel with 800 hours. New water pump and heat exchanger
Mastervolt 20amp 3 bank battery charger, new as of 2016
Bank 1 - lead acid group 24 high cranking amp/engine start battery New 2020;
Bank 2 - 4 lead acid group 27 deep cycle marine house batteries, new as of 2018; Windlass battery - lead acid group 24 deep cycle marine battery, new as of 2017;
2 x 100watt/4.5 amp solar panels with Blue Sky MPPT controller and remote battery monitor
Raymarine X5 autopilot at the helm with P70 controller
Scanmar Monitor wind vane self steering with wheel helm control (wind powered)
Watchmate 850 AIS transponder mounted at the helm; independent GPS antenna and AIS tuned VHF antenna
New stereo and speakers 2018
Forespar mainsail boom with internal reef lines leading aft to cockpit
Forespar rigid boomvang; supports the boom without topping lift
Hood Seafurl 5 headsail furler new as of 2012
Standing rigging: forestay, split backstay, upper and lower shrouds new as of 2012; chainplates removed and re-caulked; turnbuckles replaced
Main and spinnaker halyards new 2018
Jib sheets new 2018
Main sheet new 2018
Garhauer stainless steel mainsheet blocks new as of 2013
Garhauer traveler car upgrade with 5:1 purchase
Upgraded anchor roller at the bow with Delta plow anchor w/ 160ft of chain rode, new as of 2013, with additional 120ft of 3/4” 3-strand rope attached
Fortress 19 Danforth anchor with 20ft of chain attached to 100ft of 3/4” 3-strand rope rode; 250 ft of spare 3/4” 3-strand rope.
Comfortable accommodations for up to seven people in two private cabins plus the main salon. Private quarter cabin to starboard has double berth with hanging locker, large V-berth with hanging locker and drawer space. Main salon has teak and holly sole, dinette to starboard which converts to berth and the chart table to port. Eight opening ports, two opening hatches, three hanging lockers.
Frigiboat refrigerated ice box; new as of 2020
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.