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CATALINA 16.5 FIN KEEL

Catalina 16.5 Fin keel is a Dinghy built by Catalina Yachts and designed by Gerry Douglas. Her first hull was built in 1994 with an overall lengh of 5.23 m or 17.2 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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CATALINA 16.5 FIN KEEL Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft5.23 m / 17.2 ft
Builder(s)Catalina Yachts
Designer(s)Gerry Douglas
BrandCatalina
VersionFin keel
categoryDinghy
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built1994
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel fin without bulb
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosed aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi 7/8
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableYes
Ballast Ratio0.38

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 5.23 m / 17.2 ft
Hull Length4.98 m / 16.4 ft
Beam (width)2.13 m / 7 ft
Draft0.91 m / 3 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 295 kg / 650 lb
Ballast Weight113 kg / 249 lb

Performance

Ballast Ratio0.38
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement31.37 m²/T / 338 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL6.96 m / 22.10 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Upwind Sail Area13.9 m² / 150 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)No engine
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