Industrial Design and Product Development


CATBIRD is a 1979 Nor'west 33 designed by Chuck Burns. A solid ocean cruiser with a "modified" full keel (cutaway forfoot).


-80 Watt solar panel with dual battery charge controller

-2, 90 amp hour deep cycle batteries (new 2018)
-100% roller furling jib sail with Sunbrella cover
-80% roller furling jib sail with Sunbrella cover
-storm tri-sail
-all through holes replaced with bronze seacocks
-Raymarine depth sounder
-Raymarine tiller pilot with bulkhead control/display with central compass
-Garmin chartplotter gps
-Yanmar 2 QM20
-3 blade prop and stainless steel prop shaft
-Bruce anchor with 30ft HT chain and 200ft rode
-Harken traveler and blocks
-stainless steel mast step
-epoxy underwater barrier coat (gel coat stripped)

-fuel tank inspection port