Justin Thompson now has the Columbia literature and engineering drawings saved when the Virginia plant closed. He sent me the following information in January 2000.
Prices do not include postage, please add 3.20 priority postage for owners manuals and small plans and $7.50 for tube and postage on the plans. To purchase just drop me an email, or send a check to the address below.
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Columbia 45 Brochures (brochures are original): Columbia 45 Brochure, 10 pages in Color, 10/71 - $15.00 Columbia 45 Brochure, 2 pages in Color, No Date - $10.00 Owners Manual: (Includes Separate laminating Schedule 3/70, 5 pages) Columbia 45 Owners Manual, (Covers Original, Insides copies) - $35.00 Blue Prints 18X24 & Larger - $10 per plan (blue prints are copies not originals): C45 Companionway Cibboards & Slides, 18X24, 10/74, 459-101 C45 Emergency Tiller Assembly & Installation, 18X24, 10/74, 459-401 C45 Sail Plan, Sloop, 26X30, 7/71. C45-00-0000 C45 Sail Plan, Ketch, 25X30, 8/71. C45-00-0004 C45 Sail plan, Tall Rig, 25X30, 7/71, C45-00-0005 C45 Interior Arrangement, 30X42, 1/71, C45-00-2000 C45 Construction Plan,30X44, 10/71. C45-00-3000 C45 Deck Lines, 24X44, No Date or Number C45 Mast Assembly, 29X36, 1/71, C45-02-1100 C45 Mast Assembly, Tall Rig, 29X36, 1/71, C45-02-2000 C45 Mast, Mizzen, 18X24, 8/71, C45-02-1400 C45 Rigging Specifications, 18X24, 7/71, C45-03-1000 C45 Rigging Specifications, Ketch Rig, 18X24, 9/71, C45-03-1001 C45 Rigging Specifications, Tall Rig, 18X24, 6/75, C45-03-1200 C45 Wood, Hull Liner, 29X36, 8/71, C45-08-1100 C45 Heat Riser, Std, 18X24, 8/71, C45-08-1431 C45 Heat Riser. Perkins 4.236, 18X24, 9/71, C45-08-1432 C45 Heat Riser, Std, 18X24, 8/71, C45-08-1433 C45 Heat Riser, 18X24, 7/71, C45-08-1433 (Marked Inactive) C45 Stand Pip, Exhaust, Onan, 18X24, 8/72, C45-08-1439 C45 Plumbing, #0X44, 10/71, C45-08-2211 C45 Quadrant Assembly, Wagner HYD, 18X24, 8/71, C45-08-2321 C45 Wood, Deck, 30X36, 8/71, C45-14-1110 C45 Deck Hardware, 32X44, 9/71, C45-14-1400 C45 Deck Hardware, Optional, 32X44, 10/71, C45-14-1500 C45 Windows, 18X24, 8/71, C45-14-1423 C45 X Package Cabinet, 18X24, 5/76, X651 C45 Mirror Frame, 11X17, 10/74, 459-201 STD Mast Collar, 18X24, 8/69, STD-14-14220 (Used on 43, 45 & 50) STD Interior Mast Collar, 18X24, 8/69, STD-14-14521 (Used on 43, 45 & 50) There are many common blue prints among the Columbia models, on request I can research and track down a particular plan.