Catalina Yachts—America’s leading builder of production sailboats—launched their Catalina 425 in 2016, and while still built to the high standards of the whole Catalina line, the boat is definitely a refreshing new take on what a mid-sized family cruiser can be.
Catalina’s chief designer Gerry Douglas noted that “The 425 is designed to be a wholesome, American-built, three-cabin family cruising boat that is intended for generations of use and to hold its value well over time.”
Catalina is no stranger to building boats that become the best sellers in their class. For example, the company built 2,305 of their famous 36s and 1,022 of the classic 42s. The launch of the 275 two years ago marked a new modern design phase for the company and the 425 continues that tradition with completely modern lines and many well proven and well thought-out details. Read More