Catalina 320

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Catalina 320
Catalina 320 Sailboat 2444.jpg
Development
Designer Gerry Douglas
Location United States
Year 1993
Builder(s) Catalina Yachts
Boat
Boat weight 11,300 lb (5,126 kg)
Hull
Type Monohull
Construction Fiberglass
LOA 32.50 ft (9.91 m)
LWL 28.00 ft (8.53 m)
Beam 11.75 ft (3.58 m)
Hull draft 6.46 ft (1.97 m)
Engine type Yanmar 3GM30F diesel engine, 27 hp (20 kW)
Hull appendages
Keel/board type fin bulb keel
Ballast 4,000 lb (1,814 kg)
Rudder(s) internally-mounted spade-type rudder
Rig
General Fractional rigged sloop Masthead sloop
I (foretriangle height) 43.58 ft (13.28 m)
J (foretriangle base) 12.33 ft (3.76 m)
P (mainsail luff) 38.00 ft (11.58 m)
E (mainsail foot) 13.25 ft (4.04 m)
Sails
Mainsail area 251.75 sq ft (23.388 m2)
Jib/genoa area 268.67 sq ft (24.960 m2)
Total sail area 520.42 sq ft (48.349 m2)
Racing
PHRF 159 (average)

The Catalina 320 is an American sailboat, that was designed by Gerry Douglas and first built in 1993. The design is out of production.[1][2][3]

The boat was built by Catalina Yachts in the United States.[1]

Design[edit]

Catalina 320

The Catalina 320 is a small recreational keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass. It has a masthead sloop rig, an internally-mounted spade-type rudder and a fixed fin bulb keel. It displaces 11,300 lb (5,126 kg) and carries 4,000 lb (1,814 kg) of ballast.[1][2]

The design has a hull speed of 7.09 kn (13.13 km/h).[2]

Variants[edit]

Catalina 320
Original model introduced in 1993. This version has a draft of 6.46 ft (1.97 m) with the standard keel and 4.25 ft (1.30 m) with the optional shoal draft wing keel. This model is fitted with a Japanese Yanmar 3GM30F diesel engine of 27 hp (20 kW). The fin keel model has a PHRF racing average handicap of 159 with a high of 170 and low of 147. The wing keel model has a PHRF racing average handicap of 153 with a high of 165 and low of 141. It has a hull speed of 7.09 kn (13.13 km/h).[1][2][4]
Catalina 320 Mark II
Improved model introduced in 1999. This version has a draft of 6.25 ft (1.91 m) with the standard keel and 4.33 ft (1.32 m) with the optional shoal draft wing keel. This model is fitted with a Japanese Yanmar diesel engine of 29 hp (22 kW). The fuel tank holds 19 U.S. gallons (72 L; 16 imp gal) and the fresh water tank has a capacity of 51 U.S. gallons (190 L; 42 imp gal).[5]

See also[edit]

Similar sailboats

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Browning, Randy (2016). "Catalina 320 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Catalina 320". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Browning, Randy (2016). "Gerry Douglas". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  4. ^ InterVisionSoft LLC (2016). "Sailboat Specifications for Catalina 320 SD". Sailing Joy. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Browning, Randy (2016). "Catalina 320 Mark II sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Catalina 320 at Wikimedia Commons