Recent Upgrades

CAT ION has been meticulously maintained & upgraded throughout her ownership.

WHILE IN THE USA, NEW LITHIUM BATTERY REPLACEMENT IS PLANNED, EFFECTIVELY REPOWERING THE BOAT INTO THE FUTURE.

Electric engines are extremely reliable, have no maintenance and minimal wear.

 
 
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2018 - 2019 SAILING SEASON - PREPARATION

  • All 6 salon windows replaced with new (aesthetic crazing)

  • All standing rigging replaced, including dolphin striker & martingale (preventive maintenance).

  • Hulls and topside fully polished with new bow decals

  • Hulls antifouled, props greased

  • Raymarine C95 navigation display at the helm replaced with new (previous weathering)

  • AGT generator control panel at the helm replaced with new (previous weathering)

  • GD2 Helm displays replaced - (previous weathering)

  • Double helm seat replaced (previous weathering).

  • Bomar hatches replaced (fender locker damaged by contractors, galley had aesthetic crazing)

  • Oceanair screens in salon and master head replaced (wear)

  • Galley and master cabin fire extinguishers replaced (age related)

  • ACR Global Fix iPro EPIRB battery professionally replaced (good for 5 years)

  • Black water tank filters, fresh water filters, diesel & generator oil/filters/impellor replaced.

 
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Nov 2017 - May 2018 SAILING SEASON, CRUISING GRENADA TO FLORIDA

  • Replacement of exterior cockpit upholstery

  • Replacement of interior salon & navigation seat upholstery, and mattress covers

  • Replacement of sheets, screecher furling, davit & trampoline lines

  • Gel coat maintained and polished, boot stripes replaced

  • Hulls antifouled, props greased

  • Anchor chain replaced

  • New Raymarine Ray60 VHF and remote station

  • Smoke and gas detectors replaced (age related)

  • Helm throttle control replaced (weathering)

  • Salt water deck wash pump replaced

  • Black water tank filters, water maker filters, diesel & generator oil/filters/impellor replaced

 
2007 - Cat Ion being built at the PDQ Factory

2007 - Cat Ion being built at the PDQ Factory

key upgrades

  • 2017 - Cutlass and shaft bearings, helm window/screen & cockpit table cover replaced. Winches serviced

  • 2016 - New “UK sails” (Main, Genoa, Screecher), Sunbrella), salon window covers, dinghy cover, Engle fridge, prop seals, hot water tank (Isotemp Spa unit).

  • 2015 - New Textiline window cover, underwater lights, salon floor re-varnished

  • 2014 - New Walker Bay 310FTD dinghy, TV, lithium batteries/BMS/SOC, Bimini-Davit canopy, life lines.

  • 2013 - Raymarine Lighthouse II instruments (MFD’s, depth, AIS, Digital radar)

  • 2012 - New high capacity ECHOTec Water maker

  • 2009 - Installation of the Fischer Panda generator and Whisper Prop electric motors

  • 2007 - New build by PDQ from the Whitby factory in Ontario, Canada, launched in October.