Californian 34 Sedan
Californian 34 Sedan for sale | 10.52m (34'6") | 1978 | 2x diesel 135hp | GRP Construction | Planing underwater profile | 6 berths | Boat REF# 147113
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|Builder||Marshall Boat Company|
Skagit County, WA, USA - Shown by Appointment
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|Fuel capacity||909.0 ltr (200.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||181.8 ltr (40.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||181.8 ltr (40.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x Diesel 135hp|
|Engine make and model||Perkins 6 (1978)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 748 engine2: 750|
|Prop(s)||4 blade bronze|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||18.0 ltr (4.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||10 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||12 knots|
The engines were removed and rebuilt in 2000 and converted from turbocharged to normally aspirated. The Northern Lights 5.5 KV generator was installed in 2001. All engine compartment equipment was removed in 2000 and the hull interior was painted and all systems renewed including new fuel, water and holding tanks.
Two 8D batteries are provided for house loads, one 8D is dedicated to engine starting and a separate battery is provided for generator starting. A Heart Interface provides battery charging.
|Draft Max||0.97m (3'2")|
12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator
The Californian 34 LRC was built in California and was considerably ahead of its time as one of the first, modern planing "trawler" style yachts. The hull and topsides are full molded fiberglass with no wood structure. The decks are fiberglass with no teak. The well built, all fiberglass hull is designed for speed and stability and achieved an excellent reputation. This example was built by the designer's company, Marshall Boat Company. That company was purchased in 1982 by Wellcraft and in 1987 by Carver.
The present owner is an experienced boat builder employed at Christensen Yachts, a leading builder of very large yachts. In 2000 and 2001 he did a major renovation of the boat at a cost of over $60,000, removing all the engines, tanks and systems below deck. The engines were rebuilt, the fuel tanks replaced with new aluminum tanks as well as new water and holding tanks. Essentially all the mechanical systems on the boat were replaced or rebuilt at that time. The full size refrigertor/freezer was replaced and the decks painted last year. New carpets were installed this year. The boat is kept in covered moorage and is in outstanding condition inside and out. In essence, this is a much newer boat than its build date suggests.
|Total # of berths||6|
|No. of double berths||2|
|No. of single berths||2|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
|Raw water wash|
The boat is entered through a gate in the transom into a large cockpit. Large double doors open from the cockpit to the main salon. With the doors open, the cockpit becomes part of the main cabin expanding the living area. The galley is along the starboard side with the full size refrigerator just inside the door to port. A built in "L" shaped, cloth upholstered seating area and folding salon table are on the port side with the helm forward to starboard. A side door at the helm station allows exit to the deck.
Stairs lead down to the forward compartments including a large head and shower to starboard and a sleeping compartment to port with a single berth that can be expanded to a double. The bow cabin features two bunks to port and a single upper level bunk to starboard, The lower port bunk can be expanded to a double.
A ladder from the cockpit leads up to the flying bridge which is completely covered by a fixed canvas top and radar arch. The flying bridge has a full control station with navigation gear and seating for five or more.
3 burner Electric cooker
|VHF DSC radio|
Navigation instruments including a GPS chart plotter and autopilot controls are provided at the main helm and the flybridge helm. Equipment includes a ComNav 1420 Autopilot, Horizon Spectrum DSC VHF, Sitex 950 VHF, Eagle Fish Easy fish finder, Furuno depth sounder, speed and log, Garmin GPSMap 540s and PGSMap 230 and a JRC 3000 radar.
Electric Ideal windlass (with remote control)
60.96m (200'0") of chain
60.96m (200'0") of warp
Achilles LS-104 dinghy (unknown year)
4hp outboard, Tohatsu, Long Shaft (unknown year)
All decks are fiberglass (no teak) with a painted, non-skid finish. Side decks are wide enough for easy passage and the aft side deck area is protected by the relatively high hull sides with a large teak handrail on the cabin side. A side door is provided on the starboard side. The inflatable tender is stored on the fore deck. Pressure water washdown is provided for the anchor and cockpit.
Canvas covers are provided for all the exterior wood hand rails. This boat is kept in covered moorage and the exterior hand rails and window frames are in excellent condition and appear to be newly refinished.
|Live Well||90.0 ltr (19.8 G) Live Well|
4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 Electric)