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CATALINA 27
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Hull Type:  Fin w/spade rudder Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop
LOA:  26.83' / 8.18m LWL:  21.75' / 6.63m
Beam:  8.83' / 2.69m Listed SA:  342 ft2 / 31.77 m2
Draft (max.)  4.00' / 1.22m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  6850 lbs./ 3107 kgs. Ballast:  2700 lbs. / 1225 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  15.22 Bal./Disp.:  39.43% Disp./Len.:  297.21
Designer:  Frank Butler/ Bob Finch
Builder:  Catalina Yachts (USA)
Construction:  FG Bal. type:  Lead
First Built:  1971 Last Built:  1991 # Built:  6662
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):  34.00' / 10.36m J:  11.25' / 3.43m
P:  28.67' / 8.74m E:  10.50' / 3.20m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
SA(Fore.):  191.25 ft2 / 17.77 m2 SA(Main):  150.52 ft2 / 13.98 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles):   341.77 ft2 / 31.75 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2:  15.21 Est. Forestay Length.:  35.81' / 10.92m
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Catalina Yachts
More about & boats built by:   Cooper Enterprises Inc. (CAN)
DESIGNER
More about & boats designed by:   Robert Finch
More about & boats designed by:   Frank V. Butler
RELATED LINKS
  Catalina 27-270 Association  www.catalina27.org
NOTES
The CATALINA 27 is one of several models from this builder that has achieved historic popularity. In it's first 3 years of production nearly 1500 boats were sold. Total production was 6662 hulls. Offered originally with a std. outboard well, in 1973, Catalina offered an inboard Atomic 4 engine as an option and over the years a number of other engines were available including a Universal Diesel.
Built in Canada under license.
In 1991 it was replaced with the CATALINA 270.
Wing keel option.
Shallow draft keel: 3.0'

Tall rig version available (w/mast moved aft.)
I: 36.0'
J: 12.2'
P: 29.67'
E: 9.67'
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