has exceptional performance providing you with a very capable blue water cruising and enabling a high degree of safety
for a couple intent on long ocean voyages. The use of centre boards improves performance and enhances safety. ( slipping rather than tipping )
Centralised sheeting -running under the decks to a single
located under cover aft in the cockpit
providing safety of operation and ease of control.
positions for that true sailor feel and great visibility. The actual helms have direct steering
connection giving true feel and feedback.
Strength of construction throughout with quality fittings.The obstacle free decks, large open trampoline area and the design of the hulls ( torpedo shape to reduce rocking chair effect in heavy seas ),
The unsinkability due to density of product used in the sandwich construction. Also totally waterproof bulkheads add to the unsinkability keeping any holes or leaks
away from living areas.
My wife and I had the opotunity last Sept. to visit the Catana factory and were very impressed withe the detail and care taken in construction. Avery high quality boat and built to last.
I viewed a 2004 built 47 Catana this was a fine example of what a well kept boat should look like, this boat was sold with in 6 days of going on the market here in Australia
( Mooloolaba QLD ). The american family
had completed their pacific oddesy and were moving on. They had only praise for the Catana.