CATALINA 27

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
8.18 m
LWL:
6.63 m
Beam:
2.69 m
S.A. (reported):
31.77 m2
Draft (max):
1.22 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
3,107 kg
Ballast:
1,225 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.22
Bal./Disp.:
39.42
Disp./Len.:
297.21
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1971
Last Built:
1991
# Built:
6662
Builder:
Catalina Yachts (USA)
Designer:
Frank Butler/ Bob Finch
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.22
Bal./Disp.:
39.42
Disp./Len.:
297.21
Comfort Ratio:
24.99
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.86

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
10.36 m
J:
3.43 m
P:
8.74 m
E:
3.20 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
17.77 m2
S.A. Main:
13.98 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
31.75 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.21
Est. Forestay Len.:
10.92 m

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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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