1996 Catalina 400


San Diego, CA

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Class Sails
Category Racers and Cruisers
Year 1996
Make Catalina
Length 40'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location San Diego, CA

The current owner has prepared his Catalina 400 for sailing away to Hawaii.  The next owner of this beauty will be pleasantly surprised by how many improvements have already been made.

The layout is very accommodating, she can sleep 7 comfortably.  She has recently been upgraded with a marine AC/Heat.  She has 8 opening ports.  The large master stateroom is aft, featuring a centerline queen with a long curved bench seat on either side, large hanging lockers, plenty of cabinet space, 2 large opening hatches, a vanity and a private entrance to the aft head. 

A spacious galley is to starboard of the companionway and the nav station is to port.

The salon features a long straight settee to port and a U-shaped settee to starboard with a dining table in the center.  The dining table can be lowered to make a large double sleeping area.  There are 4 opening  ports, 2 fixed longer ports and 3 overhead hatches.

The guest cabin is all the way forward and has excellent ventilation, a hanging locker and shelves.  The guest head is forward of the salon and to starboard.  The master head is just forward of the aft stateroom and to port.  Both heads have showers.

The sole is teak and holly and abundant storage throughout.


  • Autopilot - Garmin
  • GPS/Radar/AIS - 741 Series
  • Autohelm tri data depth sounder & knot - B&G
  • VHF Radio - Lowrance meter 
  • Ritchie Steering compass
  • 3-burner gimbaled propane stove with oven - Princess
  • Refrigerator/Freezer - Alder Barbour
  • Microwave
  • Double Stainless Steel Sinks
  • Plenty of drawers and cabinets for storage
  • Spacious Counter tops
Sails / Rigging
  • Dacron main sail, on boom - (3) sets
  • Roller furled genoa sail
  • Schaefer roller furling system
  • 135 working jib
  • Cruising spinnaker
  • Spinnaker rigging with pole
  • Windless Anchor
Additional Information/Upgrades
  • New Bottom Paint/ Inspected/ Zincs Replaced - 2017
  • New Air Conditioning/Heating - 2017
  • New Solar Panels -  (3 )140 Watt Panels - 2017
  • New Garmin Autopilot/Navigation - 2017
  • Replaced all of the Steering Cable in the Edsons - 2017
  • New Full Cover Canvas - 2017
  • New Main Sail- 2015
  • New Reef Lines - 2017
  • New Spinnaker, Pole & Sock - 2017
  • Rigging Inspected - 2017 (No recommendations) 
  • New B&C Electronics - 2016
  • New Barbecue - 2017
  • New Bilge Pump - 2017
  • New (90%) Replaced Hoses
  • Exhaust Heater Replaced & Packing Gland - 2017
  • Alternator Redone
  • New AGM Batteries (3) - 2017 - 2 House - 1 Starter
  • Lighting replaced with LED's
  • Recently Replaced Alder Barbour Frig/Freezer
  • New Rudder Bearings & Sleeve - 2017
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.
Contact Information


Contact the Owner's Agent Pegi for a showing at 619-708-4815

Speed and Distance
Cruising Speed
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Cabin Headroom
Seating Capacity
Fuel Tank Capacity
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
Holding Tank Capacity
Double Berths
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH2E
Engine Year 2001
Total Power 42hp
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1996 Catalina 400

Current owner invested 30K getting her ready to sail to Hawaii.  Plans changed and the new owner gets to reap the reward of several upgrades, to mention a few;  Fully equipped with new electronics, Solar panels, Steering, Canvas, Air conditioning/Heating, Spinnaker & pole, the list goes on.  Known for the best layouts in the Catalina line of sailing vessels.  

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