Sailboat specifications and datasheets

Catalina 22 MkII wing keel

The Catalina 22 MkII, here in "wing keel" version, is a 21’6” monohull sailboat designed by Frank Butler. She was built by Catalina Yachts (United States) and made of GRP (glass reinforced polyester). The production started in 1995 .

The Catalina 22 MkII is as well listed, on, in version Fin keel and Swing keel.

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Catalina 22 MkII's   Main Features
Model Catalina 22 MkII
Version Wing keel
Type of hull Monohull
Category Coastal cruising sailboat
Designer Frank Butler
Construction GRP (glass reinforced polyester)
First built hull 1995
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Keel :
Wing keel
Helm 1 tiller
Rudder 1 transom hung rudder
Cockpit Closed aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable Yes
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only) N/A
Catalina 22 MkII's   Main dimensions
Length overall 23’ 10”
Hull length 21’ 6”
Waterline length 19’ 4”
Beam (width) 8’ 4”
Draft 2’ 6”
Mast height from DWL 29’ 1”
Light displacement 2546 lbs
Ballast weight 708 lbs
Catalina 22 MkII's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 206 sq.ft
Mainsail area 101 sq.ft
Genoa area 105 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi masthead
Rotating spars No
Mast position Deck stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Standing rigging 1x19 strand wire continuous
Number of levels of spreaders 1
Spreaders angle 0 °
IiFore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay attachment) 25’ 10”
JiFore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay) 8’
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 21’
EiMainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew) 9’ 8”
Catalina 22 MkII's   Performances
D-PN ratingiDPN is a variation of Portsmouth Yardstick used in the United States. 270.0
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
Ballast ratioiThe Ballast ratio is an indicator of the stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the weight of the ballast. Since the stability depends also of the hull shape and the position of the center of gravity, only boats with similar ballast arrangements and hull shape should be considered.
Higher the ballast ratio is, greater is the stability.
28 %
Hull speediAs a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. This leads to the concept of "hull speed".
The hull speed is obtained by multiplying the square root of the waterline length (in feet) by 1.34.
5.89 knots
Catalina 22 MkII's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 1
Engine type Outboard engine
Engine (min/max) 5 HP / 7 HP
Fuel type Gas
Fuel tank capacity 6.1 gal
Catalina 22 MkII's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) 1
Berth(s) (min/max) 2 / 5
Fresh water tank capacity 4.5 gal
Fridge/ice-box capacity 11.9 gal
Maximum headroom 4’ 4”

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