CATALINA 27

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Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
26.83 ft / 8.18 m
LWL:
21.75 ft / 6.63 m
Beam:
8.83 ft / 2.69 m
S.A. (reported):
342.00 ft2 / 31.77 m2
Draft (max):
4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Displacement:
6,850 lb / 3,107 kg
Ballast:
2,700 lb / 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

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.22
Bal./Disp.:
39.42
Disp./Len.:
297.21
Comfort Ratio:
24.99
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.86
S#:
1.64

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
34.50 ft / 10.52 m
J:
11.25 ft / 3.43 m
P:
28.66 ft / 8.74 m
E:
10.50 ft / 3.20 m
S.A. Fore:
194.06 ft2 / 18.03 m2
S.A. Main:
150.47 ft2 / 13.98 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
344.53 ft2 / 32.01 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.33
Est. Forestay Len.:
36.29 ft / 11.06 m

Accommodations

Headroom:
6.08 ft / 1.85 m

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 (with small bow sprit)
I: 36.0′
J: 12.2′
P: 29.66′
E: 9.66′

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