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  • Sold
  • Sail / Catamaran
  • Pdq / Altair LRC
  • 1998 / Used
  • 31'7" / 16'
  • 1998 Yanmar 2GM20
  • 1998 Yanmar 2GM20
  • Diesel

Catamaran 1998 Pdq Altair Lrc

Off Market since Nov 24th 2022

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32' PDQ Altair LRC 1998 located in Solomons, MD. This Long Range Cruiser has twin Yanmar diesels, additional water storage, windlass, Inverter, refrigeration, davits, Caribe dinghy with Yamaha engine, full cockpit enclosure etc. She is well equipped for cruising and all her equipment including galley gear convey.

The PDQ was built in Whitby, Ontario, Canada. This is quite a clever design with two level seating in the cockpit that is covered by a hardtop and has a full enclosure making her comfortable in inclement weather. As a 32 footer they were concerned with the headroom in the salon area but designed a full width sliding top that allows headroom in the aft area of the salon. It is not needed forward as you would be sitting in the U-shaped dinette. When the hatch is closed (and it doesn't have to be often with the acrylic windows connecting the hardtop to the deck) you stoop. Headroom in the side hulls is 6'11" where the Nav station, galley, private staterooms and head are located. The hulls are solid glass below the waterline and cored with Klegecell foam above the water.

This owner opted for the upgraded twin diesels. The reliability and power of the diesel inboards make them very attractive.



  – When entering the salon from the cockpit one is greeted by the large U-shaped dinette that can easily accommodate 6 for dining and offers a panoramic view as well as a hi/low table to convert the dinette to an additional berth. Her sliding cabin top allows plenty of headroom in the aft area of the salon and walkway to either side hulls. The port hull has the galley and aft stateroom. The starboard hull has the forward head, navigation station and aft stateroom. Both staterooms are identical in size and comfort with honest doubles that can use the same bed linen you would choose for your home. Owner upgraded the berths with an additional 6" mattress's.Overhead hatches
  – Table with 2 drop leaves
  – Under seat storage
  – Interior wood trim is Cherry

Starboard side aft;

  – Large standard size double berth
  – Twin reading lights
  – Overhead light in each stateroom
  – Storagew under the bunk
  – Hanging locker
  – Shelves
  – Clothes lockers
  – Dressing seat
  – 12-volt fan

Midships to starboard:

  – Navigation station with flip up table
  – Table and chart storage
  – Marine AM/FM/Satellite stereo CD player with two saloon speakers and two cockpit speakers
  – Wet locker

Forward to starboard is the head;

  – Electric flushing toilet
  – Sink
  – Dual control hot and cold fresh water top
  – Hot and cold pressurized fresh water shower
  – Shower sump with dedicated pump
  – Medicine cabinet
  – Vanity

Aft port cabin;

  – Large standard size double bunk
  – Storage under the bunk
  – Twin reading lights
  – Overhead light in each stateroom
  – Hanging locker
  – Shelves
  – Clothes lockers
  – Dressing seat
  – 12-volt fans

Midships and to port is the galley featuring;

  – 2 Burner propane stove
  – Microwave oven
  – Hot water heater (electric with engine heat exchanger)
  – 5.5 cubic ft top loading reefer/freezer
  – 12 Volt refrigeration system

Deck and hull

  – Inter-protect 2000 Epoxy barrier coat
  – Water tight compartments in each hull
  – White gelcoat topsides
  – Blue boot stripe
  – Composite rub rail with stainless steel bull nose cap port and starboard
  – Stainless steel striker plates port and starboard bows with upper D-ring
  – Swim ladder starboard transom
  – Stainless steel hand rails on port and starboard transom
  – Stainless steel dinghy davits
  – Hot and cold transom shower
  – Skegged rudder
  – Tank Watch for holding tank
  – Folding prop
  – Starting from the transoms and moving forward one steps aboard via the three molded in transom steps. The aft deck features;Stainless steel pushpit with twin wired gates port and starboard
  – Lifesling mounted on pushpit
  – Barbeque grill on pushpit
  – Dinghy davits
  – Hard bottom Caribe inflatable with Yamaha outboard
  – Twin lockers
  – Main-sheet traveler
  – Aluminum framed deck hatches port and starboard for the aft cabins
  – Stern cleats port and starboard

Moving to the center of the aft deck there is a molded companionway giving easy access to the cockpit under the hard bimini. Here one will find;

  – Stainless steel hand rails on the hard top port and starboard
  – Solar panels
  – Overhead hatch in hard top
  – Clear plastic windows wrapping around the forward portion of the hard top
  – Full cockpit plastic enclosure
  – Full cockpit screens
  – Stainless steel destroyer type helm
  – Fire extinguisher
  – Engine panels and throttles
  – Electronics
  – High volume pump
  – Molded helm seat with cushion
  – Molded seating around cockpit
  – Locker access to battery bank
  – Engines port and starboard with access under the berths
  – Outlet for shore power
  – Acrylic swing out door to salon with lock

Leaving the cockpit and moving forward along the side decks;

  – Stainless steel hand rails outboard on deck port and starboard
  – External chain plating port and starboard
  – Stainless steel stanchions with double sire life lines
  – Mid ships cleat port and starboard
  – Dual anchors, anchor chain, rode and electric windlass

On the coach roof above the salon there is a wrap around acrylic fixed port light that offers exceptional light and visibility to the salon.

  – Turtle for overhead sliding hatch in salon
  – Aluminum framed deck hatches port and starboard

Continuing forward from the coach roof is the fore decks that are separated by double trampolines (they have been replaced).

  – Aluminum framed deck hatches port and starboard
  – Pulpits port and starboard
  – Single wire safety line between port and starboard pulpits
  – Bow cleats port and starboard
  – Anchor rollers port and starboard

Sails and Rigging

  – Aluminum deck stepped mast supported by internal compression post
  – Hood roller furling for the headsail
  – Adjustable topping lift
  – Over and under turning blocks with 4 blocks port and starboard
  – Jib traveler
  – Harken #32 two-speed self0tailing primary winches
  – Harken #16 one-speed self-tailing secondary winches
  – 4 side by side rope clutches port and starboard
  – Winch handle pockets port and starboard
  – Fully battened mainsail with two sets of reef points and single line reefing with Lazy Jacks
  – Self-tending jib with UV protection
  – Gennaker with ATN tacker
  – All lines are led aft to the cockpit for ease in single handing


  – Garmin Map Plotter
  – Autohelm ST50 Tridata (speed, deth temp)
  – Autohelm ST 50 wind meter
  – Autohelm ST 4000 autopilot
  – Horizon Eclipse Marine VHF radio
  – Ritchie Compass

Electrical System

  – 12 volt DC panel with voltage and amp meter
  – (4) golf cart batteries
  – Solar panel
  – Heart Freedom Inverter/charger for 110 volt power while anchored
  – 110 volt panel with voltage and amp meter
  – 30 amp shore power
  – 30 amp 30' shore power cord
  – 110 volt power outlet with GFI plugs
  – Pre-wired and plumb for water maker


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.

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