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Catalina 470 Tall rig is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Catalina Yachts and designed by Gerry Douglas. Her first hull was built in 1998 with an overall lengh of 14.6 m or 47.11 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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CATALINA 470 TALL RIG Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft14.6 m / 47.11 ft
Builder(s)Catalina Yachts
Designer(s)Gerry Douglas
VersionTall rig
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built1998
Last Hull BuiltDiscontinued
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitClosing aft cockpit with opening system
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal810 L / 214 gal
Ballast Ratio0.33


Overall Length (LOA) 14.6 m / 47.11 ft
Hull Length14.12 m / 46.4 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)12.8 m / 42 ft
Beam (width)4.27 m / 14 ft
Draft2.39 m / 7.10 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 12370 kg / 27271 lb
Ballast Weight4091 kg / 9019 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.68 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)167
Ballast Ratio0.33
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement18.96 m²/T / 204 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL20.65 m / 67.8 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Upwind Sail Area101.4 m² / 1091 ft²
I62.8 ft * 19.1 m
J17 ft * 5.18 m
P55.11 ft * 17.04 m
E20 ft * 6.1 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power75 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity333 L / 88 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity190 L / 50.2 gal
Maximum Headroom7.6 ft * 2.29 m