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Catana 53 is a Offshore fast cruising catamaran built by Catana and designed by Catana Design Office. Her first hull was built in 2017 with an overall lengh of 17 m or 55.10 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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CATANA 53 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft17 m / 55.10 ft
Designer(s)Catana Design Office
categoryOffshore fast cruising catamaran
Hull TypeCatamaran
First Hull Built2017
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesCenterboard twin daggerboards
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderTwin spade rudders
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi (square top mainsail) fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal800 L / 211.3 gal


Overall Length (LOA) 17 m / 55.10 ft
Hull Length16.15 m / 53 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)16.18 m /
Beam (width)8.65 m / 28.5 ft
Draft3 m / 9.10 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 14500 kg / 31967 lb
Maximum Displacement14000 kg / 30865 lb


Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)92.14
Sail Area to Displacement30.23
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement30.27 m²/T / 326 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement45.91 m²/T / 494 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back (diamond)
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire discontinuous
Reported Sail Area172.00 m² / 1851.39 ft²
Upwind Sail Area180 m² / 1938 ft²
Downwind Sail Area273 m² / 2939 ft²
Mainsail Area110 m² / 1184 ft²
Genoa Area70 m² / 753 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)2 inboard engines
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity860 L / 227.2 gal

Below Deck

Fridge Capacity364 L / 96.2 gal