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34' Catalina 34


SHANTY is a1987 Catalina 34, hull # 402, and was designed by Frank Butler.  This model gained popularity as a forgiving, fast, stiff, and sturdily built cruising yacht. It is one of Catalina's most popular boats. It is well designed and constructed and offers the space of a much larger boat at a VERY AFFORDABLE price!

  • Make: Catalina
  • Model: 34
  • Year: 1987
  • Length: 34ft
  • Name: SHANTY
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type:
  • Located In: Emeryville, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Cruisers
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • LOA: 34.5 feet
  • LWL: 29.83 feet
  • Beam: 11.75 feet
  • Max Draft: 5.5 feet
  • Ballast: 5000 pounds
  • Displacement: 11950 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Universal
  • EngineModel: M25 XP
  • EngineYear: 1987
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 2150
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 77 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 2
  • Double Berths: 3
  • Twin Berths: 1
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions


V-Berth cabin forward with built in drawers and hanging locker, overhead hatch and privacy door.

Spacious main cabin with wraparound seating on starboard, with more seating on port. There is nice shelving and cabinetry on the port side.

Just aft on port is a compact navigation desk with electrical panel and radio equipment. The spacious head compartment is located just aft of the nav station conveniently located near the companionway. There is a built-in shower seat area and an opening port for good ventilation and light.

Across the companionway on the starboard side is a complete galley with double stainless steel sinks, built-in Norcold AC/DC refrigeration, stove with oven.

The entrance to the aft cabin is through a doorway just aft of the galley. The aft cabin feels very spacious and has a large double berth athwartships with the foot end of the bed tucked under the cockpit floor. There is also extra seating, and two opening ports for great light and ventilation.

The T-shaped cockpit is very spacious with long cushioned seats port and starboard, a nice teak folding table, and plenty of room to move around the helm.

Equipment List
  • Roller furling (Cruising Design)110 jib

    90 jib on roller with Sunbrella cover Drifter

    Harkin self tacking traveler system for jib

    Lewmar 48 primary

    Lewmar 28 secondary

    Slab reefing 2 points led + storm

    Boom vang

    Spinnaker pole

    All lines run to cockpit

    AutoHelm 3000 autopilot

    Life sling

    Throwable horseshoe

    Boarding ladder

    Dual boarding gates with custom steps

    Boom preventer led to cockpit

    Outboard Motor mount

    Motor lift for outboard

    Full canvas Inc. weather cloths and covers for teak Cockpit cushions (3)

    2 BBQ's gas and charcoal

    Boson's chair

    Boat hook

    Flares kit

    Spare lines

    All dock lines with snubbers

    Edison pedestal steering with teak drink holder and table

    MOB pole

    Full topside sun shade

    22Ib Bruce, 30 ft 3/8 chain, 190ft marked 5/8 rode

    Spare rode and danforth

Interior Equipment
  • Chelsey barometer and chime

    Trawler oil lamp

    12/120 Volt lighting

    New foam in main cabin seating

    Force 9 Propane cabin heater

    Chart rack and ships bell

    Assorted spare parts and filters

    Wind scoop for forepeak hatch

    Port screens

  • Datamarine wind, direction, speed, depth

    VHF Horizon below deck

    Alpeco handheld

    CD stereo with cockpit speakers and cabin speakers

    Hand held GPS

    Upgraded battery system (200 Ah est)

    Separate starting battery

    30 Ah charger

    Spa Creek Engine driven battery charger

  • Norcold AC/DC Refrigeration
  • Propane SS Stove with new tank
  • SS double sink with upgraded plumbing
  • Electric and engine heated hot 5 gal hot water tank
  • Pressure and manual fresh water pumps
  • Two water tanks
  • Custom folding counter top extensions
  • Custom dish, liquor and towel racks
Rigging and Sails
  • Garhauer main sheet traveler, inboard tracks & cars, split backstay, boom vang & preventer, 18' aluminum Spinnaker pole, Easylock & Lewmar line stoppers
  • 90% & 110% jibs with roller furler
  • Double reef mainsail in stack pack with lazy jacks

Additional Features


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Broker Details

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales
415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office
3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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