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Catalina 25

1978 — 1994
Designer
Frank V. Butler
Builder
Catalina Yachts
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG
Associations
Catalina 25, 250, Capri 25 International Assoc.

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 0 / 7.6 m
Waterline Length
22 2 / 6.8 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
4,550 lbs / 2,064 kg
Ballast
1,900 lbs / 862 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
271 ft2 / 25.2 m2
Total Sail Area
270.4 ft2 / 25.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
118.1 ft2 / 11 m2
P
24 8 / 7.5 m
E
9 6 / 2.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
152.2 ft2 / 14.1 m2
I
29 0 / 8.8 m
J
10 5 / 3.2 m
Est. Forestay Len.
30 10 / 9.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.31 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.79
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
41.76
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
186.41
light
Comfort Ratio
19.02
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.93
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The most popular sailboat (in this size range) ever built in the US.
Dimensions shown here are for the standard rig (pre-1988).
A swing keel version was also available. Draft (max.) 5.0’ (min.) 2.0’
Wing keel version: 2.83’/.86m
TALL RIG:
I: 31.0’
J: 10.5’
P: 27.66’
E: 9.58’


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