CATALINA 42 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 42. Built by Catalina Yachts and designed by Nelson Marek, the boat was first built in 1989. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 12.76. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.09. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

CATALINA 42 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 42 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:12.76 m / 41.86 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):74.04 m2 / 796.96 ft2
Draft (max):1.83 m / 6.00 ft
Displacement:9299 kg / 20500.76 lbs
Ballast:3765 kg / 8300.39 lbs
Last Built:1995
Designers:Nelson Marek
LWL:10.97 m / 35.99 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:25.38
Capsize Screening Formula:2.03

Rig And Sail Specs

I:16.15 m / 52.99 ft
S.A. Fore:14.25 m / 46.75 ft
E:4.72 m / 15.49 ft
S.A. Fore:40.38 m2 / 434.65 ft2
S.A. Main:33.66 m2 / 362.31 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)74.04 m2 / 796.96 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:148 L / 39.10 gals


Builders:Catalina Yachts
Designers:Nelson Marek


Who designed the CATALINA 42?

CATALINA 42 was designed by Nelson Marek.

Who builds CATALINA 42?

CATALINA 42 is built by Catalina Yachts.

When was CATALINA 42 first built?

CATALINA 42 was first built in 1989.

How long is CATALINA 42?

CATALINA 42 is 10.97 m in length.

What is mast height on CATALINA 42?

CATALINA 42 has a mast height of 14.25 m.

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