Columbia 34 1966

over 4 years ago
Columbia 34 1966
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Ventura Harbor

I am selling my beloved Dellabrown. I am no longer at the right place in my life to own a sailboat... I hope she goes on to wonderful places.
A little history: I believe I am the third owner. The owner before me owned her for many years. He started her from Portland, Oregon and settled in Santa Barbara, where he lived aboard for several more years, eventually selling her to me when he bought a trimaran. She is well set up for cruising and live aboard life, and I have lived aboard for the past three summers (2 off the hook, 1 in ventura harbor). She needs some love to get back to her purist state of being, but as is she is a solid, trustworthy, well lined, well rigged boat, ready for action.
She is insured through May of 2014 and currently living at Ventura West Marina in Ventura Harbor.
As with most boats of this era and in this price range, she is solid and stoic, wanting for care and maintenance.
Columbia 34 Specifications
Length Overall: 34' 0"
Length Waterline: 23' 7"
Beam: 9' 11"
Draft (bd up): 3' 6"
Draft (bd dn): 8' 0"
Sail Area: 476 sq. ft.
Displacement: 10,000 lbs.
Ballast (lead): 4,000 lbs.
Power: yamaha 9.9 4 stroke high thrust
Berths: 5: quarter berth (sleeps 1), cabin couch (sleeps 2), V-berth (sleeps 2)
Steering: tiller
Sails: 3 head sails (storm jib ~55% good condition, and 2 genoas (~110% fair condition, 160% poor condition). Main sail in good-fair condition.
toilet: portapotty
through hulls: 5
Anchor line: 200 ft. BBB chain + 100 ft rhode
Anchor: 20kg Bruce
10kg danforth stern anchor with 100ft line
new/updated electrical panel, connections
LED nav lights
Magma stainless bbq
Propane 2 burner stove and oven
all rigging leads to cockpit
Monitor wind vein autopilot
-st4000 autohelm autopilot
-basic depthfinder/fishfinder
-3 house battery bank, 1 engine battery.
-2 75 watt solar panels
- 70 gallons freshwater storage
-rigging seen to be in good order.
-furuno radar
Upcoming projects:
-Due for anti-fouling paint.
-Due for brightwork
-Swing keel cable shows signs of corrosion
The hull is in good condition, few to no blisters (I visually inspect and clean on SCUBA once every month or two since I know the anti-fouling is towards the end of its life). the swing keel has a few rust spots, I may get to this with epoxy putty in the coming weeks.

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