Catalina News & Boat Shows

January 30, 2018
Sail America

Catalina’s Patrick Turner Joins Sail America Board of Directors

Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry, welcomed three new members to its 2018 board of directors, including our very own Patrick Turner. Originally from Ohio, Patrick’s career in the marine industry began in 1984, in Massachusetts, where he rented sailboats on Cape Cod during summer breaks from attending The Ohio State University. After finishing college, he and his business partner purchased a small sailboat dealership on Cape Cod. That dealership broke […]
January 10, 2018
Toronto Boat Show

Toronto International Boat Show

Check out the Catalina 425 and the 275 from our local dealer Swans Yachts Sales at the Toronto International Boat Show — North America’s Largest Indoor Boat Show! Boats on Display DATES, TIMES & LOCATION January 12 to 21, 2018 Saturdays – 10am to 7pm Sundays – 10am to 6pm Weekdays – 11am to 8pm Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place: 100 PRINCES’ BLVD., TORONTO, ON M6K 3C3 Contact Us    
September 27, 2017
Catalina Owners

Sailing as a Lifestyle with Dave & Cindy

“We’re gaining skills each time we put the sails up.” It’s always fun to hear how Catalina owners are enjoying their boats and their sailing lifestyles. Here’s an exchange with Dave & Cindy Kraai, who  purchased a Catalina 425 earlier this year through Sail Place, Inc. Where do you live? We live in Hudsonville, Michigan Where does your new Catalina 425 live? Holland, Michigan Where do you primarily sail your new 425? Lake Michigan Any […]
September 15, 2017
Catalina Owners

Sailing as a Lifestyle with The Pattersons

We love hearing from our dealers and customers and how they are enjoying ‘Sailing as a Lifestyle‘. Sail Place recently caught up with Becky & Del Patterson as they were finishing up cruising The North Channel. They first met Sail Place years ago when they purchased a used Catalina 25 from their Cedar Springs location, and they’d always see them in Chicago at the Strictly Sail Show…which is where they first saw the Catalina 355 that they […]
August 28, 2017
Annapolis Boat Show

Annapolis Sailboat Show 2017

Join us at the Annapolis Sailboat Show! In October sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in beautiful historic Annapolis for the 2017 Annapolis Sailboat Show. Catalina will be on Dock J2 with our 315, 355, 385, 425 and 445 on display, Catalina dealers from across North America, a Saturday evening Owner’s Party and more!
December 14, 2016
Catalina 425

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 the opportunity that presented itself to Catalina Yachts designer Gerry Douglas with his Catalina 425. The company’s original 42-footer debuted 23 years ago, and before […]