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1987 Catalina 38

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Contact Name: Ace
Phone: 973-951-4900
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Boat Location: Lake Mead, Nevada. "Possibilities" is a 1987 Catalina 38 currently located at Lake Mead Marina in Lake Mead National Recreational Area near Boulder City, NV.

Possibilities has been a fresh water boat for the great majority of her life, however would make a very comfortable sea-worthy vessel on the ocean.

She is a classic, reliable and sturdy gem of a sailboat with many more adventures in her future She is calling you to take her out on her next one 2 Mainsails.

Two Spinnakers 3 Jibs - one 100, one 130 and one 155 1 drifter jib sails are in very good condition new custom jib cover that keeps the zipper protected from UV 4 of her winches are self-tailing 2 are large chrome Lewmar 52T recently professionally serviced 2 auxiliary winches located aft of the Lewmar winches on the combing a winch for the spinnaker halyard located on the mast Garhauer traveller was upgraded from 21 to 61.

Her mainsheet has a new Harken fiddle and provides 131 power to the boom.

Her adjustable backstay hydraulic tensioner is in perfect working order.

Her running lights, anchor light, spreader light, and all of her cabin lights were converted to LED, and a string of red LED lights were added to the cabin ceiling so that the skipperís visibility isnít impaired when others need light below.

The heat exchanger was cleaned using Barnacle Buster and the blackwater system was treated with Sewclean.

Batteries were replaced with a Duracell Ultra 27 Marine and RV Terminal Deep Cycle, and a West Marine Charging system was professionally installed.

In 2018 she got a new Garhauer boom vang that eliminated the need for a topping lift, and provides significant control over the angle of the boom for trim.

The backstay adjuster was professionally serviced with new O rings and high viscosity hydraulic fluid.

She also got a new Hood Seafurl 5 Roller furler and all of the jibs professionally altered by Point Sails to fit the new environment.

The Hood Seafurl 5 has 100' of working Sta-Set line.

A length of the line was de-sheathed and the sheath was spliced into the core and secured with a bar tack.

A two sided jiffy reefing system suitable for racing as it doesnít interfere with sail shape when not reefed was installed that allows for rapid reefing with no need for crew on the foredeck.

Possibilities has two anchors.

One is kept in a locker in the bow, the other is kept on a cockpit stanchion rail on the stern.

The stern anchor has line with rode chain in a compartment under the skipper seat.

She has 3 fire extinguishers, and all required signal and emergency equipment, including an advanced Cobra VHF radio.

She has a boatswains chair, and a Mast-Mate step system that makes service aloft much easier and safer.

She has more than 12 Personal Flotation Devices and two youth size.

She also comes with 3 West Marine self-inflating life vests for foredeck crew.

She's equipped with tools and other items too numerous to mention.

Video of 1987 Catalina 38: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UjzueJFDR8&t=5s .

Climbing Mast Mate to Replace a Windex: https://youtu.be/t2pmP49rGjk .

Basic Information
City:Lake Mead, Boulder City
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Engine Count:1
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Hull Material:fiberglass

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