Owners Database: 1991

(Hull number 1115 -> 1170)

1115 BELLA GIANNA -- Fort Monroe, VA

Owner (email) Mickey & JoAnne Smith (hmsjr*spam-no-more*cox.net)
Hull Number 1115
Year 1991
Marina Old Point Comfort Marina
Rig Standard
Keel Wing
Date Purchased Apr 2006
Planned Upgrades New sails
Can Share Information about Cruise the lower Chesapeake Bay out of the Hampton Roads area.
Comments The boat has reverse cycle A/C and Heat, 1200 watt inverter, custom v-berth mattress, GPS and Autohelm 4000. This is our first "big" sailboat.

1116  Sea Dancer -- Miami, FL

Owner (email) David Urscheler (surscheler*spam-no-more*msn.com)
Hull Number 1116
HIN  
Year 1991
Boat Name Entry  
Marina  
Rig Standard
Keel Wing
Date Purchased 9/2002
Upgrades New Rigging
Blister Repair
New VHF (Icom 402)
Dripless Stuffing Box
New Standing Rigging with Stalock fittings
Chart Plotter
Planned Upgrades Refrigeration, Air Conditioning
Longest/Notable Voyage None yet.
Can Share Information about Rigging
Need information about Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Electrical Upgrades
Comments Started looking at Catalinas in January. After looking at about 20 other boats of various manufacturers in the 32-36' size range, I found myself back with the first boat I fell for: a C-34. This website has been an invaluable help in both the pre-purchase decisions and and after sale advise on upgrades.

1119  Lady Di -- Lake Lanier, GA

Owner (email) Jim and Dianne Price (jprice1645*spam-no-more*comcast.net)
Hull Number 1119
HIN CTYP1119G091
Year 1991
Boat Name Entry  
Marina  
Rig Standard
Keel Fin
Date Purchased 1/2002
Upgrades Upgrades by previous owner. Reverse cycle Air Conditioner; Third Battery for cold plate refrigerator;AutoHelm 4000; Outboard Motor winch; Condesation sump pump for AC; Custom folding glass framed companionway door; Humminbird 100SX graphical depth finder
Planned Upgrades New Mainsail in 2006
Longest/Notable Voyage Local waters only - land bound
Can Share Information about Anything
Need information about  
Comments Our first boat - first boat ever personally sailed. Very fast even with 15 year old sails. Handles extremely well. Great intererior for length.

1120 Hard Times --Kemah, TX 

Owners Stephen Fisher & Anneke Van Bastelaar (sef1*spam-no-more*mindspring.com)
Null Number 1120
HIN CTPY1120G091
Marina Waterford Yacht Club and Marina
Purchased Feb 1999
Rig standard
Keel wing
Distinctive thing about this boat Upgraded AC and DC power system

1123  Finally -- Lake Erie

Owner (email) Stan & Carol Fahl (finallyc34*spam-no-more*verizon.net)
Hull Number 1123
HIN  
Year 1991
Boat Name Entry  
Marina  
Rig Tall
Keel Wing
Date Purchased 4/1998
Upgrades  
Planned Upgrades  
Longest/Notable Voyage  
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1129 Pelican -- Almitos Bay, Long Beach, CA

Owner (email) John & Cathy Dickerson (restoman10*spam-no-more*hotmail.com)
Hull Number 1129
HIN  
Year 1991
Boat Name Entry  
Marina  
Rig Standard
Keel Wing
Date Purchased 9/2004
Upgrades  
Planned Upgrades RADAR
NEW ELECT. PANEL
STARTING BAT.
DODGER
NEW SAILS
Longest/Notable Voyage  
Can Share Information about  
Need information about REFRIGERATER RUNS FOR A FEW HOURS COOLING, THEN RUNS 15 SEC.S OFF FOR SPLIT SEC.THEN RUNS ANOTHER 15 SEC.S CONT.'S
LIKE THIS WITH NO COOLING. ANY IDEAS ?
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1135  Carol Ann -- Leech Lake, Walker MN

Owner (email) Bob & Carol Hallman (cbhallman*spam-no-more*hotmail.com)
Hull Number 1135
HIN  
Year 1991
Boat Name Entry  
Marina "Shores of Leach Lake"
Rig Standard
Keel Wing
Date Purchased 9/2003
Upgrades  
Planned Upgrades  
Longest/Notable Voyage  
Can Share Information about  
Need information about Dodgers, Keel maintenance, rudder upgrades, and
innerspring mattress for this boat.
Comments Coming from a Precision 28 to a Catalina 34 is a huge step. The
extra room and storage space is amazing. We're very exited and really are
looking forward to the upcoming sailing season.

1138 Shana -- Cautmut, MA

Owner (email) Doug & Carolyn Savary (dsavary*spam-no-more*bellatlantic.net)
Hull Number 1138
HIN CTYP1138U091
Year 1991
Boat Name Entry It is the Jewish word for pretty or pretty lady. Shana is also my wife's Jewish name.
Marina Kingman Marine
Rig Standard
Keel Wing
Date Purchased 12/1990
Upgrades Link 20, Balmar Alt ,Hild Jib Shaffer roller furling, 3 blade Maxi Prop, Navico W5000 auto pilot, new head Raritan "Cricket"
Planned Upgrades Considering the new rudder, GPS/plotter, 35' CQR
Longest/Notable Voyage The most notable was this  year 98, coming back from Block Island RI to Cuttyhunk Island MA, 30 miles of open  ocean in heavy fog 100 feet visability. This is across two shipping lanes and never saw land until last waypoint.
Can Share Information about installing link 20, or Maxi prop
Need information about a very slow leak, fresh water, in hot water tank.
Comments Been sailing since 1981 on a Catalina 22 bought 27 Catalina new 1983 then a new 1987 Catalina 30' and finally our new 34 in 1991. The best boat for the money. Can't tell you how many of my friends have other makes that are out of business and can't get parts or have no association like this. Keep up the good work for we
all benefit.

1143 Kanalu -- Alameda, CA

Owners Steve  and Laurie Richard (richard1*spam-no-more*apple.com)
Purchased 8/2001
Marina Shelter Cove Marina
Longest/noteworthy voyage from Dana Point to Catalina to San Diego.
Rig standard
Keel fin
Can share information about Seaward H2O Htr replacement
Comments Mostly daysailing in and around San Francisco Bay

1146 Blue Chip -- Lake Michigan

OWNERS Robert De Vorse (devorser*spam-no-more*hotmail.com)
MARINA Milwaukee, WI
PURCHASED 8/2000
RIG tall
KEEL fin
Longest/noteworth voyage Transporting it from Muskegon, MI to Milwaukee, WI
CAN SHARE INFORMATION ABOUT  
NEED INFORMATION ABOUT I need to replace a stancion that looks like an "h"What is the proper name for that stancion?.
COMMENTS This is a great yacht! I'm glad to join the Catalina family.


1148 Free Zone -- Grosse Isle, MI

OWNERS Joe & Anne Johnson (joseph.m.johnson*spam-no-more*cummins.com)
MARINA  
PURCHASED 10/01
RIG tall
KEEL wing
Longest/noteworthy voyage  
NEED INFORMATION ABOUT  


1150 Espresso - Seattle/Anacortes, WA

OWNERS Craig Illman (cillman*spam-no-more****comcast.net)
MARINA Seattle (Harbour Village) & Anacortes Marina, Anacortes, WA.
PURCHASED 2/4/2005
RIG Standard
KEEL wing
Upgrades  
Future Upgrades Autopilot, EZ-Jacks, Inverter
Can share information about Cruising/Chartering Pacific Northwest
NEED INFORMATION ABOUT Retrofit CNG to Propane & tank installation with open trnsom model.
Longest Voyage Anacortes to Seattle
Comment Purchased a well cared for boat from previous C34I member. Looking forward to many adventures.


1156 Triskele -- Blaine Harbour, BC

Owner (email) Rob and Sue Kendall (robandsue*spam-no-more*telus.net)
Hull Number 1156
HIN  
Year 1991
Boat Name Entry  
Marina  
Rig Standard
Keel Fin
Date Purchased 1/2002
Upgrades  
Planned Upgrades  
Longest/Notable Voyage Desolation Sound, British Columbia
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Need information about  
Comments  

1154 Andante --San Francisco, CA 

Owner Mark Weitkamp  (mweitkamp*spam-no-more*attbi.com)  
Purchased October, 1994 
Marina Vallejo City Marina 
Longest/noteworthy voyage From San Francisco to Catalina Island (off Long Beach) and back. 
Distinctive thing about this boat Made my own spinnaker (Sailrite kit) 
Rig Standard
Keel Fin 
Can share information about Wiring harness upgrade,  traveler upgrade, SF Bay orientation for out-of-towners,  do-it-yourself bottom paint stripping and repainting.
Need Rudder makes funny noise in following seas...is this serious??? 
Comments Here's something I wish somebody had told me three years ago: don't  ever put a stainless steel screw or bolt into an aluminum casting, or  threaded into an aluminum extrusion like mast or boom, without first  coating it with anti-seize lubricant.   I have had a terrible time with  several repairs and upgrades due to threads seized by electrolytic  corrosion.  I am getting ready to put a Monitor wind vane on my boat...  anybody have any hints, tips, dos or don'ts for this installation on  a walk-through transom?

1161 Ginny Beth --Mobile, AL 

Owner John A. Haynes (johnh22361*spam-no-more*aol.com
Marina Dog River, Mobile, Alabama 
Purchased July, 1995 
Need Info on how to make it go faster! 

1169 High Cotton II --Port Arkansas, TX 

Owners Jack and Ann Mansfield ( asailorir*spam-no-more*aol.com)  
Purchased September, 1996 
Marina Port Arkansas, TX 
Longest/noteworthy voyage 4 day trip from Clear Lake, TX (Galveston Bay) to Port Arkansas, TX 
Rig Standard 
Keel Wing 
Can share information about Much custom cabinetry, a/c installation, electrical upgrades 
Need Windlass installation, painted mast maint., Garhauer rigid vang. 
Comments I previously owned '87 Catalina 27, Catalinas give the most bang for the buck I think. This boat has a lot of custom cabinets, greatly expanded interior lighting, 4 12v fans,   16,500 Btu reverse cycle a/c with 2- 30 amp circuits, electric head,  4- 220 amp hour 6v batteries for dc power, wiring harness upgrade, #2 battery cables, loran, am/fm/CD, GPS, VHF's in cabin and cockpit, full bimini and dodger.  I am planning to upgrade generator and install an inverter.  currently in process of replacing all mainsheet blocks with Garhauer light ball bearing blocks with rigid vang in the plans also.  a whisker pole when the boat units become available (1 boat unit = $100).  

1170 Circe -- Upper Chesapeake Bay (Kent Narrows)

Owners Bob Burke (circe*spam-no-more*friendly.net)
Purchased January, 1991
Marina Oyster Cove, Kent Narrows
Longest/noteworthy voyage Norfolk to Kent Narrows
Rig tall
Keel wing
Comments Just moved to area.Have the stock boat, no mods yet.In the processof joining Fleet 12. Fla and Bahamas fall of 98.

1177 KOKOMIS -- Beaumaris Muskoka, ON

Owner (email) Mary & Ian Willmott (miwillmott*spam-no-more*gmail.com)
Hull Number 1177
Year 1991
Marina or Mooring location  
Rig Standard
Keel Wing
Date Purchased Jul 2006
Upgrades Davits,40 Amp xantrex charger
Planned Upgrades echo chargers for eng & winch betteries,some solar & wind power, looking at Espar heating for Great Lakes
Longest/Notable Voyage Georgian Bay to Long Island,Bahamas
Can Share Information about  
How Boat Was Named Ojiway name for Grandmother
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