The inboard shroud base allows for narrow sheeting angles and the ability to carry large genoas. In the cockpit, excellent visibility forward is assured by the low profile ball bearing mainsheet traveler. For the crew, the standard cockpit table comes with two drop leafs, beverage storage, and foot rest.
Steering is traditional pedestal layout with stainless guard and a 5-inch compass with stainless binnacle. The wide weather decks are textured nonskid, gently angled surfaces without sharp corners. The oversize stem boarding ladder leads to a hot and cold fresh water shower and two large storage lockers.
Below deck the varnished teak interior bulkheads, cabinets, and joinery speak of the quality that goes into making the Catalina 380. Nine opening hatches assure abundant light and ventilation throughout the main cabin. The teak navigation desk is mid ships. It comes with a swivel chair and plenty of space for any one of the several available entertainment and navigation electronics packages.
The owner’s cabin aft is highlighted by the oversize double berth, with numerous storage bins and lockers within arm’s reach. Two separate dressing areas, each with upholstered seat and hanging locker, allow plenty of room to move about in this private retreat. The spacious owner’s cabin features numerous lockers, cabinets, and drawers. The reading lamps, abundant natural light and ventilation, and comfortable seating make this cabin an inviting retreat.
The L-shaped galley is built for efficient food preparation and quick, easy clean-up. There is plenty of galley storage in the four large over-counter cabinets; the large, dry food bin; and the generous ice box. Both forward and aft cabins have double berths and generous hanging lockers, with plenty of adjacent storage. A private entrance from the owner’s cabin leads to the ultra modern head. This bright, airy compartment has the luxury of an enclosed shower with one-piece acrylic door. A separate sink and vanity is provided for family or guests in the forward cabin, along with numerous drawers and shelves for storage of personal items while aboard.
The galley has all the latest conveniences and the space to prepare gourmet meals aboard. Amenities include a three-burner stainless gimbaled LP gas stove with oven, polished stainless double sink, and truly cavernous icebox with convenient front access door. Meal preparation and clean-up are easy with custom molded one-piece countertops and an integrated countertop butcher block – trash chute.