CATALINA 28 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of CATALINA 28. Built by Catalina Yachts and designed by Gerry Douglas, the boat was first built in 1991. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 8.69. Its sail area/displacement ratio 15.51. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Universal, runs on Diesel.

CATALINA 28 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about CATALINA 28 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.69 m / 28.51 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):36.79 m2 / 396.00 ft2
Draft (max):1.6 m / 5.25 ft
Displacement:3765 kg / 8300.39 lbs
Ballast:1451 kg / 3198.90 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
# Built:620
Designers:Gerry Douglas
LWL:7.26 m / 23.82 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:23.15
Capsize Screening Formula:2.01

Rig And Sail Specs

I:11.13 m / 36.52 ft
S.A. Fore:9.45 m / 31.00 ft
E:3.28 m / 10.76 ft
S.A. Fore:18.31 m2 / 197.09 ft2
S.A. Main:15.48 m2 / 166.63 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)33.79 m2 / 363.71 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:72 L / 19.02 gals


Builders:Catalina Yachts
Designers:Gerry Douglas


Who designed the CATALINA 28?

CATALINA 28 was designed by Gerry Douglas.

Who builds CATALINA 28?

CATALINA 28 is built by Catalina Yachts.

When was CATALINA 28 first built?

CATALINA 28 was first built in 1991.

How long is CATALINA 28?

CATALINA 28 is 7.26 m in length.

What is mast height on CATALINA 28?

CATALINA 28 has a mast height of 9.45 m.

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