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Catalina Capri 18

1985
Designer
Gerry Douglas
Builder
Catalina Yachts
Hull Type
Wing Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
Catalina 18

Dimensions

Length Overall
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
Waterline Length
16.33 ft / 4.98 m
Beam
7.58 ft / 2.31 m
Draft
2.33 ft / 0.71 m
Displacement
1,500 lb / 680 kg
Ballast
425 lb / 193 kg
Ballast Type
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
155.00 ft2 / 14.40 m2
Total Sail Area
151.06 ft2 / 14.03 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
86.06 ft2 / 8.00 m2
P
20.25 ft / 6.17 m
E
8.50 ft / 2.59 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
65.00 ft2 / 6.04 m2
I
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
J
6.50 ft / 1.98 m
Est. Forestay Len.
21.03 ft / 6.41 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.41 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.93
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
28.33
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
153.77
light
Comfort Ratio
9.21
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.65
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

In 2000 Catalina Yachts renamed the CAPRI 18 to the CATALINA 18.
Photo courtesy Adam Hunt.


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