There are a number of publications that provide a wealth of information on your Catalina 30/309:
The Mainsheet Magazine (included with your Membership). The purpose of the Mainsheet magazine is to share your boating experiences concerning the Catalina 30 yachts with other owners. Catalina owners are encouraged to write about their experiences, purchases, improvements, new/replacement equipment, sailing, likes, dislikes, cruising, destinations, racing, technical data, owner modifications.
Use these handy Mainsheet Article Indexes to find article of interest to you and then order previous issues via the Mainsheet Back Order Form. Back issues are available for almost all quarterly issues. Click here for more detailed instructions.
The Technical Library. The Technical Library is a collection of information provided by our members on maintaining your yacht. You can browse information by category such as “Engines” or “Masts”. Along with detailed information on a wide variety of categories, there is a C30 Parts Manual and a Do Not Miss section on Best Upgrades for older boats.
Tech Talk Collection. The Tech Talk Collection first compiled by Richard Dickens, represents over 40 years of technical information from the association newsletters, submissions of C30 owners, dealers and Catalina Yachts own engineering suggestions. You can order the current version (7) which has over 350 pages of ideas, modifications, enhancements, drawings, pictures and references to improve the C30 Yacht
Other internet information resources that might be useful include:
- Practical Sailor
- Catalina 34 Association C-34 Assn