'Sol Magic', a Catalina 400 for Sale


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Sol Magic is an extremely well-equipped example of one of Catalina's finest sailboats. This 2-berth, 2-head model is one of the roomiest and most comfortable 40’ monohulls available. In-mast furling main, roller furling headsail with all lines lead back to cockpit allows safe sail handling by one or two people, and a full enclosure provides protection from the elements.


She has been meticulously maintained and is a proven long-range cruiser with solar, water maker, custom storage and many other upgrades. She must be seen to be truly appreciated.
Year: 2002 (Hull # 251)

Dimensions:
Length: 40'
Beam: 13'6"
Draft: 5'6" (shoal draft, wing keel)
Mast Height: 61' (including antennas)
Displacement: 20,500 lbs
Engine: 56 hp Yanmar 4JH3E with 2500 hours.
3­bladed fixed prop
PSS Shaft Seal (new in 2020)
Tankage:

Fuel: 44 gal (diesel)
Water: 110 gal (2 tanks)
Waste: 41 gal (2 tanks)


Anchoring:
  • Maxwell 800 electric windless (mechanically rebuilt in 2017; electrically rebuilt 2020)
  • S100 (44 lb) SPADE with 180' chain, 100 line rode
  • Fortress FX 23 secondary, 40' chain, 150' line rode
  • Salt water washdown.

Sail Handling:
  • Ulman (2015) In­Mast Roller Furling Main on deck­-stepped mast
  • 135% Jib on Harken Roller Furler
  • Solid boom vang (Garhaurer)
  • Spare halyards (2)
  • Lewmar winches: #54 two-­speed, self-­tailing primary's, #40 secondary self­-tailing halyard
  • Garhauer traveler
  • All lines lead to cockpit.

Cockpit:
  • Custom designed, integrated arch with dingy davits, antenna mounting and solar panels (2012)
  • Large seating area with center pedestal table
  • Popular 2­wheel (perfect for low-­side sailing seating)
  • Open transom design for swimming/dingy boarding ease
  • Fresh water shower at transom
  • Huge aft lazarette storage with line/equipment holding bags
  • 2 Vented transom storage for LPG tanks (2)
  • Full canvas, including:

    o Dodger with Macrolon windows
    o "Stand-up" bimini with overhead windows under each wheel
    o Connector piece with overhead window
    o Overhead windows replaced 2019
    o Full enclosure
    o Sunbrella covers for wheels, winches and center table
    o Sun Shade screens


  • Full electronic display, easy to read from helm(s)
  • Closed-cell foam cockpit seat cushions
  • LED transom boarding lights.

Electrical:
  • Dual 30 amp shore power with cords
  • 40 amp battery charger (new 2017)
  • 2000 watt inverter (new 2016) with remote controller
  • 2 4D AGM house batteries (new 2018)
  • 1 Gp 27 start battery (2019) with Balmar DuoCharge (2020)
  • 100 amp Balmar alternator with external Balmar 614 Smart regulator
  • Balmar "Smart-guage" battery monitor.
  • 3­135 watt Kyocera Solar panels with MPPT Blue Sky controller and IPN-Remote PRO
  • 2­Zone dual zone air­conditioning system
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Tank monitoring system (water, waste, fuel).

Electronics:
  • Raymarine E­120 chartplotter (in cockpit) with HD radar
  • AIS transceiver (2015)
  • Raymarine ST instruments (depth, speed, wind)
  • Raymarine ST6001 autopilot with rudder angle indicator
  • ICOM Ram Mic in cockpit
  • Flat Screen TV on custom articulated mount in cabin. HD power antenna on mast
  • Pioneer stereo with Bose speakers in cabin and cockpit. Satellite radio ready
  • WiFi Booster (2015).


Cabin Accommodations:
Master Stateroom

  • Innerspring King­size master berth aft.
  • Custom storage for long duration cruising
  • Ensuite head with separate shower compartment.

Main Salon
  • "U" shaped galley for secure cooking
  • 3­burner LPG stove with oven and vent hood
  • Sharp microwave
  • Dual SS sinks with water-­saver faucet
  • Large refrigerator with top/front storage accesso Custom storage cabinetry
  • Beautiful "Ultra­-Leather" cushions throughout
  • Large dinette with seating for 6. Storage below.
  • Navigation/work desk with storage and swivel seat
  • Controls/indicators for all electrical equipment at Nav station
  • New overhead hatches and side opening windows (2015)
  • Custom teak cockpit doors
  • Excellent engine/battery cabin access.

V-­Berth
  • Queen­-sized centerline innerspring mattress with storage below
  • Custom storage forward and along both sides
  • Hanging locker
  • Ensuite head.

Safety:
  • All required USCG equipment (flares, sound devices, life jackets, etc.)
  • Both electric and manual bilge pumps
  • Multiple fire extinguishers.


Published Design Ratios for the Catalina 400:
Sail Area/Displacement: 17.8
Ballast/Displacement: 36.6
Displacement/Length: 181
Comfort Ratio: 25.2
Capsize Screening Formula: 2.0

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