1978, Catalac 8 Metre with Yamaha 25hp Four Stroke outboard, lovely boat with 5 berths, double cabin forward, HEATING, PLOTTER, solar panels, fridge, great family cruising yacht!
Built in 1978. GRP construction with white topsides and grey decks and superstructure. Catamaran with large aft self draining cockpit. Lifting twin rudders. Wheel steering. Bermudan sloop rig. 5 berths in 2 cabins.
Tom Lack Catamarans.
LOA 27' 4" (8.32m)
LWL 26' (7.92m)
Beam 13' 6" (4.1m)
Draft 2' 7" (0.79m)
Displacement 3600 kg
Slab reefing mainsail (1999) with mainsail cover and lazyjacks. Cover new 2017. Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa (1999). No 2 Genoa. Spinnaker (1999). All lines led aft to cockpit. Alloy mast mounted in tabernacle. Alloy boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2005).
Yamaha 25hp Four Stroke outboard motor mounted on transom well. 2 x 5 gallon fuel tanks. 3 blade propeller. Alternator charging to 3 x 12v batteries. Cruising speed under engine is around 5 knots with a maximum speed of about 6 to 7 knots.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, winter cover, cockpit cushions, boarding ladder, wheel steering, 4 sheet winches, 2 halyard winches, outboard bracket on pushpit, davits, Danforth anchor with 100' chain, manual anchor windlass, 2 kedge anchors, boat hook, mooring warps, fenders.
Plastimo compass, NASA echo sounder, NASA Target 2 log, NASA Target 2 wind, Swiftech VHF radio, FM/AM radio, windvane at masthead, Navico WP100 autopilot, Garmin GPS Map 235 Plotter, clock and barometer, navigation lights and steaming light.
Lifebuoy, lifejackets, safety harnesses, 2 fire extinguishers, manual bilge pump, 2 electric bilge pumps.
Eberspacher D3L diesel hot air heating system. 240v shore power. Solar panel. Galley with gas cooker with 2 burners, oven and grill, refrigerated icebox, pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, holding tank, fresh water from 2 tanks containing 318 litres. Her separate heads compartment has a marine toilet and shower. Grey/blue upholstery. Curtain. Carpets new 2017.
5 berths in 2 cabins. large double in the forward cabin with wooden slats under cushion for extra comfort. Saloon table lowers to form a double berth. Single berth to port.
"Puffin" is a fine example of these popular cruising yachts. Her owner has prepared her for the season and has also pre-paid the launch. Sails are all good, the engine was recently serviced and the hull polished. Her experienced owner is only selling due to his advancing years!