Dream Catcher

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Name: Dream Catcher
Model: Show 34
Length: 34' 0" (10m)
Beam: 11' 2" (3.40m)
Year Built / Refit: 1983
Engines: 1 x Yanmar 3GM30F
Staterooms: 2
Flag: USA
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The Show 34 is a product of Barberis Cantieri S.p.A, noted for fast cruising yachts, finished in the impeccable tradition of Italian craftsmanship. It  was designed by Douglas Peterson to be the most luxuriously comfortable 34-foot performance sailing yacht you can find. Though not as well known in the US, they remain popular in Europe. They are faster than a similar vintage Sabre 34 and Tartan 34 but with the comfortable interior of a fine cruising yacht. On deck, she’s all business, but go below and the quality of craftsmanship is evident in her rich hand-rubbed teak cabinetry, teak & holly sole, and clever use of every available space. 

Dream Catcher is well equipped and outfitted for cruising. She has an updated Yanmar 3GM-30 diesel, a new 2-blade SS Slipstream folding prop, a SSB/HAM radio, 2010 Garmin chartplotter, 2011 dodger, 2012 interior cushions, Dickerson cabin heater and much, much more. If you're in the market for a quality performance cruiser, or a cruise-friendly club racer, you owe it to yourself to come see Dream Catcher.


The Show 34 has berths for 6 in a finely crafted varnished teak interior. Interior cushions replaced in 2012, teak & holly sole in good condition. There are six large plexiglass cabin ports, smoked plexiglass opening hatches in main and forecabin, and an opening port in the head, letting in plenty of light and air. There is a 16000 BTU Dickerson Diesel Heater installed on the starboard forward bulkhead. New headliner installed 2014.

There is a double V-berth forward with storage shelves overhead and drawers below. Aft to port is a large hanging locker, across to starboard is the head.  The head features a finely-crafted one-piece plastic moulding which makes the head feel bright and clean, complete with wash basin, mirrored cabinet, marine head and shower, plus plenty of room to turn around in. There is a new holding tank installed.

The Main Cabin features a U-shaped dinette to starboard seats 6/7 for dinner, and also converts to a large double berth. On the port side across from the dinette is a comfortable settee/single berth, with deep enclosed teak lockers behind. The varnished teak dining table has a built-in wine locker and utility storage. Aft to port is a large galley with sink, propane 3 burner cooking stove and oven on gimbals, ice chest , closets and lockers behind louvered doors, a wine locker, three drawers and fitted enclosures for china, glasses and cutlery.

The navigation area contains a large chart table with shelves and panel space for electronic navigation and communication equipment. Aft of the Nav Station is a single quarter berth with wet suit locker, drawers and enclosed shelves for storage.


• 12 volt AC/DC refrigeration, Norcold cold plate
• 3 burner propane stove with oven
• Pressure hot and cold water
• Water Capacity in 2 tanks 58 gallons total
• 6 gallon hot water tank (new 2014)
• Whale seawater foot pump in galley

Electrical Equipment

• 30amp shore power
• 400watt inverter
• 20 amp battery charger
• Southwest Air Marine wind generator
• 3 deep cycle house bank batteries (can be switched to operate as two)
• Flat Screen TV installed 2014


Yanmar 3GM-30 27hp @ 2600rpm repowered in 1999 excellent running order 1500 hours
Heavy duty Racor filter
New 2-blade SS Slipstream folding & 3 blade fixed propeller
Stainless steel 15 gallon diesel tank
New shaft line replacement in 2011
1” shaft 
Dripless seal PYI cutlass bearing

Electronics & Navigation

• 2010 Garmin chartplotter
• Garmin handheld GPS
• Standard Horizon VHF
• Navico Autopilot
• Datamarine depthsounder
• Datamarine wind&speed
• Datamarine knot/log
• Kenwood SSB/HAM radio
• Furuno radar
• Stereo/CD/ player with salon speakers

Deck & Hull

• Simpson & Lawrence manual windlass with chain and nylon rode
• 35 lb. claw anchor with 50' 3/8" chain and 250' of rope rode
• 25 lb. CQR anchor with 50' 3/8" chain and 250' of rope rode
• Fortress Guardian 
• 5 Halyards
• 2002 Caribe L-9 Inflatable
• Tohatsu 8hp 2cyle outboard
• 2011 dodger
• Custom Bimini
• Givens 4 person life raft (needs inspection) 
• Jack lines

Sails & Rigging

• Sloop Rig
• Furlex roller furling system on headstay
• Main sail (fair)
• 140% genoa, roller furling (Good)
• 100% jib (Excellent)
• 90% Storm jib (Excellent)
• Spinnaker (Excellent)
• 2 genoa sheet winches
• 3 cockpit winches for halyards
• 1 mast winch
• 2 Spinnaker Poles
• 5 halyards