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1987 Catalina 30

Niceville, Florida


One of the most popular and spacious thirty foot cruisers ever -- space down below and in the cockpit makes it seem like you are on a boat that is several feet longer. The draft enables her to get into very shallow bays, marinas, and entrances.  

Basic Boat Info

Price: $22,000
Boat Name: Symmetry
Make: Catalina
Model: 30
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Catalina
Designer: F. Butler
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 30 ft
Length Overall: 30 ft
Waterline Length: 25 ft
Beam: 10'10 ft
Min Draft: 4'4 ft
Displacement: 10,200 lb
Ballast: 4,200 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Inboard Diesel
  • Model: Universal
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1987


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 21 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 43 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Daysailers, Cruisers


Randall bluewaterbay290
President of Bluewater Bay Yachts, Inc. and dealer for North Aegean Yachts, and Piranha Bay and Flats Boats. New and brokerage for power and sail in Niceville, FL.
Bluewater Bay Yachts, Inc.


Bluewater Bay Yachts, Inc.
290 Yacht Club Drive
Niceville, Florida, US, 32578-7122


Forecabin has 6'4" V-Berth followed to port by head compartment across from the hanging locker and side drawers. The salon is very spacious, with opposite facing settees and 6’3” headroom. The port settee is the convertable dinette with table and converts to a double berth.. Aft of the 6'3" long starboard settee is the navigation station followed by the double wide 6' long by 57" wide aft berth under the cockpit sole. Across from the navigator station is the "L" shaped galley. Loads of storage throughout boat, including underneath the V- and Quarter berths and salon settees. .

  • Large ice box
  • Hillerange Gimbled two burner CNG stove w/oven
  • Dual Stainless steel sinks
  • Ample food & utensil storage
  • Pressure water system
  • Six gallon Raritan hot water heater
  • Heat exchanger
  • Raw water galley hand pump
Electronics & Electric
  • New Uniden VHF
  • Magellan hand held GPS
  • Pioneer DEH-245 AM/FM/CD stereo with 4 speakers
  • Datamarine electronic instruments: Depth, and Speed
  • Ritchie 5" binnacle mount  Compass
  • Standard handheld VHF
  • (2) Group 24 Batteries with Perko battery selector switch
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps
  • 30 Amp Marinco power inlet
  • 50’ 30 A shorepower cord
  • Battery charger 30 amp
  • Large 8' cockpit seating with full length cockpit closed cell cushions.
  • 13# Bruce anchor with chain and 150' of 1/2" nylon rode
  • 8# Danforth spare anchor
  • Bimini
  • Cockpit table
  • 28" Stainless steel wheel
  • Edson throttle and clutch controls
  • Edsen pedestal
  • 6: Brass ship's bell
  • Shore water connection with pressure regulator


Sails and Rigging
  • (2) Lewmar #40 two speed self tailing winches forward on gunnel
  • (2) Lewmar #7 two speed winches either side of sea hood
  • 2) Winch handles
  • Spinnaker
  • Adjustable split backstay
  • Rope vang
  • Hood Seafurl roller furling
  • Full battened mainsail w/cover
  • 135% Jib

The Universal 18 hp MIB diesel engine is coupled to a Universal transmission and shaft packing gland.  Hour meter is inoperative but is approx. 1700 hours. Bottom was painted February 2011 at which time the cutlass bearing was replaced. Boat bottom is cleaned every few months.  Divers report that bottom looks good and has no blisters.

  • 4 life jackets
  • "U" Throw ring
  • Flares
  • (3)  fire extinguishers
  • Ship's Bell
  • (2) solar vents
  • Rule automatic bilge pumps with high water alarms
  • Shower sump pump
  • Folding stainless steel swim ladder
  •  ample 12v cabin lighting
  • Handheld 400,000 CP searchlight
  • Trident barometer and clock
  • First aid kit
  • Hand held horn
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.

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