I purchased a woodeck V-drive Sanger Catalina about a year ago. It is a complete boat all the way down to ski rope still attached to ski tow. It is a v-bottom with a velvet drive trans and C-500 Casale. The boat was custom built for somebody probably in the late 70's to early 80's. I bought the...
He won his 12th Catalina ski race yesterday passing the old record of 11 wins set by the legendary, and local hero, Chuck Stearns and he did it in a blistering 46m 36 seconds!
Not to diminish the new record, after all it's the skiing that counts and not the boats, it should be remember that...
I am looking for a large lifeline vest or a vest that is comparable (orange color). Also an orange Helmet preferably open face. If anyone has a vest or helmet for sale or knows someone with ether for sale can you please contact me. Thanks everyone. Steve.
So I figured I would start a post about my First jet boat build. So I live in Alberta, Canada and I traded a snowmobile this past winter for a: 18' 1986 Catalina super bubble deck semi V hull jet boat with a Dominator 12s pump. The boat was custom made by a company in Richmond...
I'm taking my fiance to Catalina for her birthday in a couple of weeks, have a nice hotel already, neither of us have been there. I'm lookinig for a really nice restaurant to have dinner at on Saturday night.
I don't usually do this but Brian at Bergeron and myself have both talked with this lady about this boat..it was her husbands and he passed..it's been in the garage for awhile..the boat appears to be as nice as you could probably ever want...427 Chevy...anyway..I'm not going to post price info...
I bought this hull as a junker for $400, basically just to get the pump & trailer, but it turned out to be in pretty decent shape so we thru my motor in it, my old crappy seats & it hauls ass.!! (for a $400 boat. lol) we're guessing about 65 without doing anytuning or adjusting, etc.. based on...
It was nice to see so many great people out having a good time in the sun and water. I was talking to a guy that was going to ride observer in one of the 21 outboard boats. He said is one crazy ride across the ocean channel. It makes my back hurt to think about it.
Posting for a friend
1988 Coachman Catalina
* All service records since Jan 2006
* Chassis Ford 350
* Engine 460 carbureted
* trans auto c-6
* 7 tires approx 1 year old
* Chrome wheel simulators
* Rear air bags
* All shocks replaced + or - 5 yrs
* Dash A/C new system 6...
We shot out to Two Harbors on Catalina for breakfast this morning with my frind John and his 7 year old.
Our tiny navigator was a little unsure of himself, but 10 minites into our trip I put his hand on the throttle and pushed forward- the 710 howled and rocketed the boat forward and he...
Catalina Ski Race Results (unofficial), will post more as I get.
1st overall man - Todd Haig (that makes 10 wins for Todd) and a new unofficial record of 50:13
Peter Procter - 2nd man
Stephen Robertson - 3rd man
1st overall woman - Erin Saunders
2nd overall woman and first...