Welcome aboard landlubbers! Within these pages you’ll discover the journey we’ve undertaken to restore and enjoy our 1989 Catalina 34, Happy Camper.
The boom, mast, and spreaders have taken some abuse over the years and our showing their age. Scratches, chips, and corrosion is seen covering each. Utilizing the C34.org forums again, along with Google and a phone call to Interlux, I have a solid plan for bringing these aluminum pieces back to their original luster. The …
In the fall of 2015 Happy Camper was purchased by Ben Haase and Chris Moon with visions of restoring and sailing the 34ft Catalina sloop. She had been out of the water for the last 5 years after sustaining some damage to her keel and rudder. Within that time she’d been sold once, but was …
Catalina 34, #886, Standard Rig, Wing Keel
LOA: 34′ 6″
LWL: 29′ 10′
Beam: 11′ 9″
Ballast Lead: 5600lbs.
Displacement: est 12,550lbs.
Ben Haase & Chris Moon