Designed for cruising-rigged for racing. This boat combines Catalina's proven design and comfort with today's performance advantage. Get the best of both worlds with this newly renovated Catalina 27 tall rig, reconditioned in 2011.
PassingWind's versatile deck and running rigging layout is perfect for both single handed cruising and full crew racing. All lines are led into the cockpit for convenient, efficient access. Oversized two speed self tailing primary winches and high purchase pulley systems are designed to make handling in all conditions a breeze. Below deck reveals a light, open cabin with ample headroom, finished woodwork, cushions, running water and modern marine head.
The custom high aspect ratio keel and carbon fiber rudder make sailing this boat a truly remarkable experience on and off the wind.
This boat has only been in fresh water
LOA 26' 10"
Beam 8' 10"
Draft 5' 2"
New mast fittings 2011
New standing rigging 2012
Advanced running rigging
Harken dual-track CarboRacing foil
Oversized self-tailing 2 speed primary winches; single speed cabin top and cockpit secondaries
36:1 Split backstay adjuster
16:1 boom vang
155% Genoa; Yacht Sailmakers; Crosscut (Panels)
135% Genoa; Dorsal; CrossCut (Panels)
<100% Storm Jib; Lincoln Foster CrossCut
Tri-Sail - seldom used
Radial Head Spinnaker; Lincoln Foster
Aluminum Spinnaker Pole
Twin battery bank with auto charger
AC shore power
Galley - running water; icebox, pressurized alcohol stove, dual-size fold down table
Newer stern pulpit with swim ladder
Tandem Axel trailer
425 Maritime Drive
PO Box 993
Manitowoc, WI 54221