Setting the standard.

Dec 2000 Catana 431 ‘Pacific Bliss’


Catana has always set the standard for ocean cruising catamarans with their unmatched twin helm stations, centerboards in asymmetrical hulls for safe, exciting performance, large opening windows in each cabin, galley up serving into the expansive cockpit area and a reputation envied the world over.

Catana has always set the standard for ocean cruising catamarans with their unmatched twin helm stations, centerboards in asymmetrical hulls for safe, exciting performance, large opening windows in each cabin, galley up serving into the expansive cockpit area and a reputation envied the world over.

Vessel Information
  * Flagged:  NZ 2210
  * Lien:  None
  * GST and Import Duty NZ:  Paid
  * Sailing history:  1 1/2 times around the world by two careful owners. Coastal cruising and two trips to Islands by current owner

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Make: Catana 431
Model/Year: Dec 2000
Name: ‘Pacific Bliss’
Hull Number: 22
Material: GRP Composite
LOA: 43′ (13m)
Beam: 24′ (7.1m)
Draft: 4′ (1.2m)
Displacement: 7600kg (17,640 lbs)

Rigging /Sails:

  • Mainsail type, Hydranett by Dave Calvert Whangarei 2014
  • Mainsail type, Hydranett by Dave Calvert Whangarei 2014
  • Jib type, age: Dacron 2014
  • Furling system: Profurl serviced 2012
  • Spinnaker symmetrical: Yes
  • Mast type and height: AluCarbon 20m  (Marechal Masts)
  • Stormfighter Storm Sail (France) new 2015
  • White sunshade tenting to put over sail bag and cabin
  • Fractional rig: Shrouds new 2010


  • Engines: 2x Volvo 40hp
  • Engine Model: MD2040D
  • Engines Rebuilt 2018: Approx 100hrs
  • Cruising Speed: 6 knots
  • Maximum Speed: 8 knots
  • Saildrive: Volvo 120S
  • Props Volvo 18 x 12 Folding New 2018

Mechanical and Electrical

  • Propulsion: Twin 40hp diesels – Volvo 2040S Rebuilt 2018 NZ
  • Sail drive brand and model number: Volvo 120S
  • Props and Hubs Volvo 18×12 Folding. New 2018
  • Solar panel: 2 x 305W panels with 2 x 350 watt Regulators New 2015
  • Generator type and size: Honda 2000i (110V) – New 2011
  • Shore power cord length and type: 10m (2)
  • Lighting: LED throughout
  • Watermaker 45 l/hour Spectra 380c New membrane 2016
  • Charger system type: Mastervolt Dakar Combi 12-2500/100
  • Batteries Mastervolt AGM 4 x 150Ah (2017)
  • Alternator size and type: 3x60A
  • Electrical socket type and number: 1x230V; 4x110V
  • Inverter model and size and year: Mastervolt, as charger above
  • Battery monitor system: Mastervolt, as charger above
  • Can be connected to 110v or 220v shorepower
  • 220v outlet in cabin
  • Switches: Gira


  • GPS: Yes
  • Depth sounder model and size: Raymarine
  • Wind speed and direction model and size: Raymarine
  • Sailing instruments: Raymarine Tridata (each helm) (2), wind (2), multi repeater (2 cockpit and chart table)
  • Autopilot size and brand: Raymarine ST7001 + Lecomble+Schmit hydraulic pumps and rams with 4x ST600 remotes, both helms, nav station and master cabin
  • VHF Radio brand and model: Icom IC-M302
  • VHF Handheld:Standard Horizon HX851
  • AIS receiver and Splitter
  • Handheld GPS Model: Garmin(ditch Bag)
  • Satellite phone system: Iridium
  • SSB Radio: Icom M710 (2000)
  • SCS Pactor-IIe modem (PactorIII firmware)
  • Radar brand and size and year: Furuno RL72 radar, 24 mile
  • Chart plotter brand and size: Standard Horizon 301 7″
  • Compass brand and size: 2x Plastimo
  • Fusion iPOD Audio system with 4 speakers
  • Iridium Go with Predict wind system installed 2017


Three-cabin Owner’s Version finished in teak Oberflex with varnished teak trim. All headlining is white giving a light and airy feel to the cabins. All the floors are Stratofil teak and holly laminate over sandwich panels. LED lighting and reading lights throughout. Bookshelves in all cabins.


  • Owner Version: Yes
  • Cabins: 3
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Flooring: Wood
  • Interior finish: Light Veneer
  • Salon couch & fabric: Grey
  • Salon table: Light Veneer
  • Head and showers: 2
  • Cabinets: Yes
  • Hanging lockers: Yes
  • Navigation station: Yes
  • Interior lighting: LED throughout
  • Air conditioning type and BTU size: None
  • Hot water heater: Yes 2
  • Cabin fan: 4


Galley aft on port side facing aft with large sliding glass divider between main salon and cockpit. Numerouslockers; built-in trash can; large kitchen countertop in Formica; 2 sinks; mixer tap for fresh hot/cold water; draintap for watermaker; footpump for salt and fresh water in sink; 3-burner S/S stove with Force 10 oven. Very efficient refrigeration systems with a 200 litre refrigerator with electronic control and water exchanger and 100 litre freezer with electronic control and water exchanger. Both refrigeration units have 6.7″(15mm) thick insulation with anti-condensation facing and double seal on the openings and sliding storage baskets. Fresh and Salt water manual pumps to sink.

  • Type and size of refrigerator:  200 litre DC Frigoboat w/ keel cooler
  • Type and size of freezer:  100 litre DC Frigoboat w/keel cooler
  • Sink size and type:  Twin with mixer tap
  • Water filter Cabon – in-line with mixer tap
  • Saltwater and Fresh Manual pump:  yes
  • Stove and number of burners:  Force-10 3 burner oven/grill
  • Countertops:  Formica (2010)


Comfortable U-shaped settee. Salon cushions in high-resilient thick BULTEX foam for optimum comfort. Cushion covers SUNBRELA fabric. White PVC headliner (new). Folding salon table with built-in bar and drawers. Ample stowage under the salon seats.


Table with cover for small storage. Seat with cushion and built-in storage. All navigation and radio-communication electronics within reach.


The starboard hull is totally dedicated to the Owner’s cabin. Aft is a 6.6′ x 5.2′ bed, 2 independent slatted bases, 2 high resilient BULTEX foam mattresses (thick and very comfortable) (new 2013). Light and ventilation through 2 portholes (1 giant “sea view” cabin porthole, 3.9′ x 1.3′, and 1 inboard porthole opening towards cockpit). All portholes equipped roman style blinds. LED lighting and reading lights above bed. 2 cabinets in master cabin. Large hanging locker and other storage with shelves. Large storage locker on under master berth. Vanity/ Computer desk with cabinet, mirror and adjustable swing-out seat. Storage cut-outs etc. below all three berths.

Large head including 2 totally separate areas. Shower, wash basin and Jabsco head. Holding tank upgraded to 20-gal with macerator pump and deck outlet. Very spacious molded shower with teak grating. Mixer tap on washbasin. Shower mixer tap. Light and ventilation by a giant porthole (3.9′ x 1.3′) and by another inboard porthole. Storage for toilet articles.
One cabinet in the starboard side has been roughed in for washer/dryer.

Located aft and forward in port hull. Double bed (6.6′ x 5.2′) in the aft cabin. Forward bed (6.6′ x 4.6′). Light and ventilation through giant “sea view” cabin portholes (3.9′ x 1.3′) and another porthole. All portholes equipped with roman style blinds. LED lighting and reading lights above beds. Bookshelves and cupboard in each cabin. All beds on slatted bases with high resilient BULTEX foam mattresses. Large storage space under both berths.

Totally moulded shower unit with washbasin and head. Mixer tap with shower head for hot and cold water. Holding tank with macerator pump and deck outlet.

Large cockpit ideal for life aboard. Fold-out teak table. Shorter legs for table and cushions to make extra berth in cockpit. New squabs and loose cushions 2016

On Deck:

  • Winch sizes and brand: 8x Harken (1x electric winch for main sail operation)
  • Bow pulpit seats: 2
  • Dinghy type, OC Tender.
  • Dinghy engine type and horsepower: Yamaha Enduro 15hp (2011)
  • Cockpit seating and table: Teak table
  • Cockpit cushions: 3 fitted + 6 loose
  • BBQ type: Magma
  • Deck shower: Yes
  • Windsurfer staunchon suports
  • Bimini design and type: Rigid cored bimini top with translucent front screen
  • Standing rigging type, size and age: 14mm – New 2010
  • Running rigging type, size and age: 12mm dynema
  • Stack pack with lazy jacks: Yes – 2010
  • Primary anchor brand and size: Manson 45 (2014)
  • Primary anchor chain and rode: 80m x 10mm P28 DIN 766 – New 2018 + 20m x 16mm rode
  • Bridle and anchor hook
  • Secondary anchor brand and size: Fortress
  • Secondary anchor chain and rode: 10m x 10mm chain 30m rode
  • Windlass brand and size: Quick 1400W
  • Trampoline type: Vinyl restitched 2015
  • Bumpers/ fenders: 8 tube and ball
  • Dock lines: 8
  • Davits: Yes (repainted in 2013)
  • UV window covers: Yes
  • Radar reflector

Additional Items included

Spare Parts


  • Course Computer (Raymarine series-4 + ST7001 head unit)
  • Hydraulic pump
  • Hydraulic bypass valve
  • Fluxgate compass
    Rudder indicator (2)


  • Volvo engine parts kit with pumps, starter motor (2018), head gasket (2), injector, fuses and more
  • Box of electrical supplies: fuses, light bulbs etc.; Diode bridge
  • Box of mechanical supplies:
  • Box of pump spares: parts for Jabsco head; Shurflo pump head replacement; Pump Guards (2); Jabsco shower drain pump; Jabsco water pressure pump; Rule-a-matic bilge switch
  • Box of Dinghy spares: outboard propeller; spark plugs; tools; repair kit
  • Miscellaneous adapters and charging supplies
  • Temperature controller for fridge (digital)
  • 1 halyard
  • Spare VHF cable and antennae
  • Box of assorted screws and bolts
  • Pump,filters and fans for Spectra water maker
  • Cleaning supplies for interior and exterior
  • Toilet brushes, cleaners
  • Storage boxes, etc. in lockers
Safety Equipment
  • Life raft type and size and year of last service: Plastimo 8 person (2017)
  • Flares: 2017
  • Fire extinguishers: (6 fitted)
  • MOB gear: Danbuoy
  • Ditch bag: Yes
  • Drogue: 2 with 35 mfr Bridle and 100mtr rode
  • Parachute Anchor Coppins Storm Fighter 2015(2nd hand not used)
  • Medical kit: Yes
  • EPIRB: ACR ResQMate
  • Electric bilge pumps: 4
  • Manual bilge pumps: cockpit operated
  • Emergency tiller type: Aluminium
  • Tools and spares: Yes
  • Fog Horn: Manual and compressed air
  • Bell: Yes
  • Safety harnesses: 6
  • Horseshoe life saver: 2
  • Battery powered navigation lights
  • Navirex Emergency hull repair kit (patches holes while underway below waterline up to 5″ by 10″ size)
  • Assortment of wooden plugs


  • 80 m reel of webbed anchor line (Quickline, purchased 2008 in Turkey)
  • International code flag set
  • Bosun’s Chair
  • Top climber (to climb mast unassisted)
  • 2 boom slings
  • Main boom strap
  • 4 diesel jerry cans 23 litre red
  • Two propane tanks (9kg, 9kg)
  • Seawater deck pump
  • Classic lead log
  • 140 Watt 110V Inverter
  • High power spot light
  • “Baja” filter to separate water from diesel fuel when filling
  • Assortment of sailing manuals and literature
*Important information

Please Note:

*The information and specifications supplied here are believed to be correct to the best of our knowledge as provided by the current owner. Potential buyers are responsible for confirming the accuracy of this information. They should inspect the boat and have a professional survey completed.

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