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Georgia Belle is a well kept example of the Catalina 34 Mk II. Known for a spacious layout on-deck and below it gives the impression of being a larger boat than her 34 feet. With a moderate 4'3" draft you can find that private anchorage that others cannot get into.
Well maintained, features include:
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Since the introduction of the Mark I model in 1986, the Catalina 34 has built a well deserved reputation for possessing a classic blend of performance, comfort, and value. The devoted following of Catalina 34 owners now stretches worldwide. With this respected heritage in mind, Catalina has set out to design a fitting successor to this popular thirty-four foot sailboat. The result of this two year redesign is the Catalina 34 MkII. Every aspect of the Catalina 34 was re-evaluated to decrease maintenance, and increase reliability and comfort - both underway and at anchor. The experience of over 1,300 Catalina 34 owners proved the practicality of the masthead rig with fore and aft lowers, forestay, and backstay. The inboard shroud base leaves more room for secure footing on the non-skid deck and provides for narrow sheeting angles and the ability to carry large genoas. A new rigid boom vang and double ended mainsheet system make sail handling easier and more secure. The cockpit begins with two of Catalina's well known "sleeping length" seats. The handsome transom not only increases cockpit volume, but presents wide tapered coamings for additional seating options for captain and crew. The sleek new stem includes an unobstructed boarding platform, hot and cold fresh water shower, and extra wide boarding ladder that folds to become part of the stem rail. The ever popular stern observation seats are cleverly integrated into the rail. The skipper will find the traditional pedestal steering station with a new 40 inch stainless wheel. A new larger rudder delivers a level of precision and tracking through all points of sail, and visibility is increased with the new ultra-low profile ball bearing mainsheet traveler. A teak cockpit table has two folding leaves, and there are teak beverage holders. Low maintenance, high strength stainless steel rails have replaced all teak rails on deck. The over-size anchor locker comes with a standard electric windlass and new heavier anchor roller. Large two speed primary and secondary winches allow crew members to adjust sail trim single-handed. At the end of the day, the skipper will appreciate that all they have to do is roll the mainsail in. The warm glow of satin varnished teak and ash first greets guests below deck. The newly sculpted settee and dinette cushions are highlighted by the striking wood dining table, and two new fixed ports in the hull add a bright, open feeling to the expansive salon. The roomy new galley boasts a custom molded, one piece counter top and overhead cup storage. The increased counter space conceals the built in trash chute under the cutting block top. Under the deep stainless double sink are even larger cupboards and drawers. An available built-in microwave beautifully complements the two burner gimbaled stainless range with oven. Two double berths and the settee that convert to a double allow plenty of room for crew and overnight guests. This includes a new wider aft cabin with an even larger berth, upholstered seat, and new bureau. A fixed port in the hull, as well as a large overhead ventilation - escape hatch, provide plenty of light and air flow. The roomy head is still aft, where it is closest to the cockpit. This uncommonly large compartment provides plenty of storage space, as well as a hot water shower and seat. A new one-piece counter top and minimum of horizontal surfaces allow more time sailing and less cleaning. Common to all Catalinas, the plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems are well planned, consisting of quality components that are arranged for easy owner maintenance.
The main salon is open and airey with tons of natural light. Entering through the companionway the L-shaped galley is directly to starboard with two burner stove/oven, refrigerated icebox and stanless steel sink. Across from the galley there is a large enclosed head with molded vanity, sink and cabinet.
Forward of the galley the nav station is located to port with a single settee forward. Across there is a a U-shaped settee and dinette table. There are two private cabins for sleeping. Forward there is a large v-berth with hanging lockers and overhead hatch. Aft of the galley there is a large double berth athartships with hanging locker and separate seat.
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.