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Catalina 16.5

The Catalina 16.5 boasts a big roomy cockpit, and large storage locker forward, making for ideal family outings.

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Multiple Keel Designs

The 16.5 is available in two keel designs. The Centerboard model features a powerful sailplan, balanced by the stable hull form and fiberglass centerboard and rudder. Adjustable hiking straps, tiller extension, adjustable outhaul, and sheet bag are all standard equipment. 

Keel Model

The Keel model is perfect for storing the boat on a mooring or dock most of the season. A molded-in sealed bilge sump is included. The high aspect keel is cast lead and attached with stainless steel keel bolts.


Length Overall: 5.44 m 17′ 10″
Beam: 2.13 m 6′ 12″
Draft – Wing Keel: .91 m 2′ 12″
Keel Material: Lead
Displacement – Wing Keel: 650 lbs 295 kg
Sail Area: 13.38 m2 144 ft2
Bridge Clearance: 6.95 m 22′ 10″