Cathy G is a repurposed 76-foot steel forward bridge cabin, Gulf design Alaskan crabbing vessel that was originally built in 1972. Now she is offered as a well-equipped foundation for the skipper looking for a contract research vessel, mobile base camp for adventure hunting and fishing tours or just a really roomy live aboard.
Forward you find a well-equipped and comfortable bridge deck with twin helm chairs. Just aft, her crews lounging area has been nicely remodeled with LED lighting, new cabinets, counter tops and upholstery. It offers a fully equipped galley with across from two large settees so conversations are as free flowing at the meals you prepare for your guest. The galley is outfitted with a GE propane four burner range/oven, GE microwave, Norcold 12/110v refrigerator and a Danby 7 cubic freezer and a 12v Electrolux freezer located out of the way on the back deck. Here you will also find a Stackable GE washer dryer for your laundry needs. There is stair case that leads to the guest sleeping quarters where you find four upgrade and private sleeping areas that can accommodate up to eight guest comfortably. There is also a separate captains quarter off the crew lounge that give you a comfortable place to escape for your personal down time. Her remodeled head is equipped with a marine diaphragm pump toilet supported by 120 gallon holding tank and the convenience of a quick clean out system. A nicely apointed shower and vanity are supported by a continuous supply of hot water through a custom built 12L on demand, propane water heater. With 3500 gallons of fresh water storage continuously refreshed from cabin top water collection panels you will have an endless supply of fresh water. She is well equipped to keep the crew warm with multiple heating systems that include a Heater Craft engine hearing system, Espar/Airtronic D2 diesel furnace w/thermostat, Dickinson diesel furnace and electric heaters throughout cabins.
The roomy back deck is enclosed as well as heated so it offers a great place for drying your gear after a long day out in the weather. It also houses a work bench with plenty of storage for personal shing equipment and other gear. Further back on the covered back deck there is an area to hang your game and clean it or use the sh table to clean your catch before packing it in a nearby freezer Moving forward on wide and safe side decks, you fain her ground tackle package. With 750 lb Danforth anchor on 75 of 7/8 stud link chain, and 350 feet Sampson super strong anchor line you be comfortable in even the roughest blows. Managing this package is simple with a hydraulic Markey winch.
Her power train is a keel cooled 545 hp Cummins VT 1710 twin turbocharged diesel with a twin disc MG 527 transmission that let her cruise at 6-9 with a top speed of 9.5. She has been equipped with 9900 gallons of fuel that provide extended trips of up to 9000.
You will find her bridge deck well laid out and with multiple camera systems so you will always be aware of what s going on around the boat. Her electronics package is built around the philosophy of redundancy. She is equipped with both a Garmin HD 48nm and a Garmin HD 36 nm radar. These use the integrated screens of the easy to use Garmin 4212 and Garmin 740 chart plotters. Keeping course on long runs will be a breeze with the help of her Robertson AP 45 with electric hydraulic autopilot. For communications she employs an Icom M604, a Standard Horizon GX3000, with two Shakespeare #476 12 db 21 VHF antennas. For cell connections she has a Wilson Soho 60 cellphone booster and a Wilson 4g cell phone booster. When cruising she AC power is supplied with a primary Isuzu 20kW and an additional Lister 7 kW generator. Her 12v power is supplied by four 8v (32v) main engine starting batteries, ten Group 27 6v for12v house power, two Group 27 (12v) for gen-set and two Group 27 (12v) for wheelhouse radios.
She has been approved and has a 5 Star USCG inspection for 12-person uninspected passenger vessel and has been equipped with a 10-man life raft, survival suits, EPIRB and a full complement of other safety equipment. For a full review of her inventory and condition there is a 2015 survey available for you to inspect. If you are looking to start a charter or contract business, Cathy G offers a well-equipped ready to go option.
2207 Spenard Road
Anchorage, AK 99503