Catalina News & Events

May 12, 2017

Catalina West National Rendezvous 2017

“Island Time” Catalina West National Rendezvous 2017 When: July 7-9, 2017 Where: Two Harbors – Catalina Island Attention All Catalina Yacht Owners: Come and enjoy a fun-filled weekend of food, beer/wine, dancing, seminars, incredible prizes and general relaxation. Share laughter with friends old and new – all the fun activities […]
December 14, 2016

Catalina 425 Wins Cruising World Award

We are very proud and honored that our new Catalina 425 was named Cruising World Magazine’s “Domestic Boat of the Year”. Not every naval architect gets the chance to take a second swing at a popular design a couple of decades after the splash of the original. But that is precisely […]
December 14, 2016

Catalina 425 Wins SAIL Magazine Award

We are excited to announce that our new Catalina 425 won SAIL Magazine’s Best Boat Award in the Best Monohull Cruising Boat 40 to 50ft category! What becomes a legend most? A re-do, at least when it’s well done. With this in mind, Gerry Douglas, Catalina Yachts’ most prolific designer, set […]
November 1, 2016

Cruising at 80

At an age when most men have put their working days far behind them, Frank Butler of Catalina Yachts is still stacking hours and building boats – and enjoying every minute. Traffic is moving briskly on California’s famed Ventura Highway, flowing due west from Los Angeles, and Frank Butler is […]