Used Karmin Cobra Mark II Catamaran For Sale By Owner

SOLD! (09/04)




 Yacht Name:  La Forza
 Year Built / Model Year:  1974
 L.O.A:  32'
 Model:  Karmin Cobra Mark II
 Builder:  Blaise/Karmin
 USD($) Price:  49,900.00
 Location:  Marathon, Florida
 Beam:  16'
 Draft Min/Max:  18" / 5'
 Displacement:  7000
 Mast Hgt. Off Water:  48'
 Engine(s):  2005 Yamaha high thrust four stroke
 Berths:  one full double, four singles
 Staterooms:  NA
 Heads:  New "Air head" composting toilet
 Fuel Capacity/ Tank Material:  Plastic, three tanks 31 gallons with switchover valve
 Fresh Water Capacity/ Tank Material:  Two, 10 gal plastric, 15 gal bladder
 L.W.L:  32'
 Bridgedeck Length:  22'
 Wingdeck Clearance:  27"
 Mast Hgt. Off Deck;  40'
 Mainsail Area:  225
 Genoa Area:  NA
 Jib Area:  225 (lapper)
 Spinnaker Area:  600 (estimate)
 Other Sail Area:  Storm jib 80 (estimate)
 Total Sail Area:  450
 Payload:  2000
 Designer:  Don Karmin



Three-burner, all stainless steel stove, with glass door oven
Two 20 lb aluminum LPG cylinders, re-certified and new valves, July 2004
Aluminum flame shield and exhaust vent over stove.
Stainless steel deep double sink mounted fore & aft. Foot pumps fresh & sea water.
Dometic 2-way 12 VDC and LPG refrigerator.
Two, 20 lb. LPG Aluminum tanks, re-certified and new valves, July 2004
Melmac dishes, service for eight in fitted counter top compartments.
Teak stemware rack with crystal and stainless goblets.
Sliding acrylic door cabinet for glassware and tea pots.
Pots, baking pans, flatware
Batten chart and fishing rod holder against ceiling.

Special features
Tiller steering, transom rudders, daggerboards, vertical engine lift with steering hook up to engine, broad side decks, large lazarets, flush deck hatches with large gutters and drains, fabulous race record. Galley up, four single bunks in hulls, unique full-size folding bed/couch in main cabin. High bridge clearance, double-ended hull configuration. Teak table and counter tops, Mat-Flex cockpit flooring, Treadmaster in heavy wear deck areas, carpeting throughout interior.USCG Required Safety Equipment:
Four Type III PFD, one Type IV PFD, two Type V full float suits
Manual horn
Flares (Sep. 04 exp.)
Three fire extinguishers
Two harnesses


Two, 55 Watt Siemens solar panels. Installed 2001
VHF Radio, masthead antenna
ICOM 735 HAM/SSB radio, ICOM AH 2 automatic tuner, full filters, morse key
ICOM M7 Handheld VHF, with charger, new Ni-H batteries, Emergency antenna
Garmin 128 GPS, with external antenna (new 2004)
Dual station NAVICO speedometers. Separate trip log
Navico Tiller-Pilot with hand programer
Autohelm 1000 tiller pilot
HUMMINGBIRD fish-finder/depth sounder with transducer mounted inside hull.
Windex on masthead
TV antenna on masthead
Hand held RDF
Quality hand bearing compass
High quality compass binoculars
NEW, June 2004, two, 105 AH 6 volt batteries
Solar panel regulator with both voltmeter and ammeter built in.
Perko rotary Battery switch
Heart 700 inverter/charger
115 Volt 30 Amp service
Phone jack outlet
Tri-color masthead light, steaming, navigation, deck, interior lights, fuse panel and regulators..

1978, 8 ft. Eli Cathedral hull. 1994. Fitted and stowed, oars,, PFD's, lights, flares, anchor.
Yamaha 4hp. Outboard. Extra fuel filter fitted. Integral fuel tank

Ground Tackle
Delta 22, 6' 5/16" chain, 150' 5/8" Nylon 3-strand
Fortress FX 11, Two (2) 6' 5/16' STAINLESS chain (new, never used) 150' 1/2" Nylon each.
Nylon dock lines, nylon bridle, fender-boards and fenders, spare lines,
Bruce type dinghy anchor, Nylon rode


Three stainless mushroom vents.
Two large forward hatches and one main overhead with variable hatch closures.
Forward deck hatches raise to scoop air into plenum sending breezes through side ports.
Four opening ports, one each in hull cabins.

Construction and aesthetics
Designed by Don Karmin, splashed 1974
Kit-panel construction. Solid female molded FRP hulls from below waterline. FRP panels cored with plywood assembled and glassed in as integral unit. Plywood and glass bulkheads.
New Awlgrip, 2002 from deck shear to boot top. New polyurethane decks and topsides 2004.
Bottom coating is WEST Epoxy with copper additive and first coat of Trinidad SR rolled in whilst epoxy still tacky. Fantastic bottom.
Vessel has watertight bulkheads fore and aft.

Fuel: One 13 gallon installed deck fill tank, one 12 gallon portable in same lazarette, one 6 gallon portable, all operable thru three-way valve. All fuel through a transom mounted Perko water-separating filter.
Water: One poly tank, 10 gallons, one Vetus bladder tank, 15 gallons. Watermaker hooked to poly tank, foot pumps.


Full-batten main (7 battens), Dutchman batten cars. Three reefs (225 ft sq. Approx)
Roller-furling lapper, (approx. 110%) 9/16" soft touch sheets (225 ft sq. Approx)
Storm jib (Never flown) 1/2" sheets (75 ft sq est)
Spinnaker in Chute-Scoop. 7/16" sheets, blocks, all hardware. (600 ft sq est) Mast and rigging
Metal mast Marine, single diamond stay, no spreaders, upper shrouds, double lower shrouds, baby stay, twin backstays, chain plates refurbished 2003. Two stays insulated antennas. Headstay goes to bridle. Aluminum tube crossbeam. Rigging fully inspected, some upgrades using staylocks, 1998

Main halyard all wire to Lewmar reel-halyard winch.
Single speed Barient 10 jib winch, Barlow 15 spinnaker winch.
Garbauer roller bearing large sheave 4:1 mainsheet, new 1989
4:1 vang/preventer
CDI roller furling, installed 1998
Andersen 28, 2-speed ST primary winches, new 2003 (always kept covered)
Chrome on Bronze single speed secondary winches, new 2003 (always kept covered)
Curved full width traveler 2:1 pulley.
Two sets of Genoa tracks, both with double sheet blocks.
Two jib halyards, one new Dacron low stretch. One rope/wire


9.9 hp Yamaha four cycle, 2005 year model, NEW, July 5, three (3) hours on engine
"Air-Head" composting toilet, installed 2002
PUR 40E 12 volt water-maker, installed 1998 has booster pump
PUR 35 water-maker, original testing unit
Trampoline, Mare California, 2" Dacron coated hot-glued and sewed, always kept under cover
Bimini top/dodger with windshield cover, new 2004, has full surround enclosure
Limousine tint plexiglass flush-mount windows, new 2002 (always kept covered)
Two Saturn bulkhead mounted compasses, new 2002 (always kept covered)
Shade Tree custom fitted boom tent., second forward tent with built in rain catch.
Aladdin kerosene mantle lamp, LPG catalytic heater
Guzzler portable bilge pump, two IOC Whale pumps in cockpit (Never Used)


USCG documented. Off. No: 629988 (Coastwise)
"Project box with new bow chainplates, baby stay quick release, spare parts

La Forza has an extensive and enviable race record. La Forza is in good condition with many new upgrades such as a 2005 (not a typo) 9.9 Yamaha Hi-thrust engine, only three hours at this writing. La Forza has sailed over 50,000 miles in the fifteen years we lived aboard and cruised. It is one of the very few catamarans in its size class with galley-up. La Forza has been to Bermuda, Cuba, the entire East Coast of the US and almost all the Bahama Islands

Details are thought to be reliable but are not guaranteed. 
Offer subject to change, prior sale and tax when applicable.
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