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1998 Catalina 400 in Oxnard, CA

89,900.00 USD

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1998 Catalina 400

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Channel Islands, CA
Remarks: OWNER MOTIVATED TO SELL! PRICE REDUCED $30K!! This is one of the cleanest Catalina 400s you will find with many new updates: New Isinglass in 2023. New Catalina 135 roller furlin... (read more)

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1978 Catalina 27 in Monarch Bay, CA

7,500.00 USD

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1978 Catalina 27

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Monarch Bay, CA
Remarks: Up for sale is my 1978 Catalina 27’ that I’ve owned for 12 years. This boat has lots of upgrades and is easy to single-hand. Totally turnkey and clean interior. Hull is in g... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1999 Catalina 400MKII

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Bristol, RI
Remarks: Twin helm wheels with a large central cockpit. Cockpit is complete with dodger, bimini, and full cockpit enclosure. A large central cockpit table with leafed sides accommodates out... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1995 36 foot Catalina Mark II Shoal Draft

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Remarks: Stock #339883 Reason for selling is Upgrading . ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! Beautiful Catalina MK II Shoal Draft Wing Keel, ... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1990 Catalina 34 Tall Rig

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Bellevue, Washington
Remarks: Stock #398742 This Catalina has now been on the market more than a month. Please submit your offer today! 34 Tall Rig with newer diesel engine! Full cockpit canvas enclosure! Ray... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 2005 Catalina 28 MKII

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Bee Cave, TX
Remarks: This is a really nice boat with lots of amenities. The boat needs new canvas and a bottom job. The interior is pristine. The installed air conditioner blows cold air. Univers... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1990 Catalina 34 MKi

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Antioch, California
Remarks: Stock #376045 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/376045 Reason for selling is Moved out of area . ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of ou... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1983 Catalina 36

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Olympia, Washington
Remarks: Stock #403081 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/403081 Reason for selling is Downsizing . This Catalina has now been on the market more than a... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1988 Catalina 34

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Port Richey, Florida
Remarks: Stock #360966 Reason for selling is Bought another boat . ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! 1988 CATALINA 34 SLOOP CRUISER WITH AN... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1988 Catalina 30

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: East Islp, New York
Remarks: Stock #392773 Video of this vessel available at www [dot] popsells [dot] com/view/392773 Reason for selling is Got a bigger boat . This Catalina has been on the market for more... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1986 Catalina C34 Tall Rig

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Remarks: Stock #371210 This Catalina has now been on the market more than a month. Please submit your offer today! UPGRADES - Great Condition 1986 Catalina 34 Tall Rig! Located in Sheboy... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1980 Catalina 38

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Hull, Massachusetts
Remarks: Stock #344687 Reason for selling is Not using enough . ANY and ALL offers will be put in front of our seller! Submit your offer today! 38' performance cruiser! Fast, seaworthy ... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 2005 Catalina 250

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Davie, FL
Remarks: This lovely 2005 25' Catalina 250 is now available for sale. Tango makes a great weekender or day sailor for any beginner or experienced sailor looking to go to sea with friends an... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 2005 Catalina 250

 

Used Sailboat for sale
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Remarks: Stock #404388 This Catalina has been on the market for more than 30 days (Apr 27th). If you are thinking of making an offer, submit it today and let's make a deal! Great conditio... (read more)

Catalina Sailboats For Sale by owner | 1998 Catalina 250 WK

 

Used Sailboat for sale by owner
Location: Prt Washingtn, NY
Remarks: This sail boat has been well maintained so you will get a nicely looking boat, clean, with no problems and many advanced improvements. This boat is equipped for cruising/performanc... (read more)

What Type of Sailboat Should I Get?


Sailing is a timeless and exhilarating activity that allows you to connect with nature and experience the thrill of gliding across the water. Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a beginner looking to embark on your first sailing adventure, understanding sailboats and the world of sailing is essential. This introduction to sailboats will provide you with some tips and recommendations to help you unleash the thrill of sailing.

The different types of sailboats

Sailboats come in various shapes and sizes, each designed for specific purposes and sailing conditions. It's important to understand the different types of sailboats to choose the one that best suits your needs.

Monohulls are the most common type of sailboat and are characterized by their single hull. They offer stability and are ideal for cruising and racing. Most people agree they offer the smoothest ride through water, especially if the waves are over several feet high.

Catamarans on the other hand, have two hulls connected by a bridge deck. They provide excellent stability and spacious living accommodations, making them perfect for long-distance cruising. Although their ride through the waves is more stable than a monohull they can be a bit choppy.

Trimarans feature three hulls and offer exceptional speed and maneuverability. They are popular among racing enthusiasts and those looking for a thrilling sailing experience but also can be used for cruising.

Choosing the right sailboat for your needs

When it comes to choosing the right sailboat for your needs, there are several factors to consider. First and most importantly what are your sailing goals. Are you looking to cruise leisurely or participate in competitive racing? This will help narrow down your options.

Before you consider buying a sailboat you need to do your research through various articles and books on sailing. Then once you have a basic understanding of sailboats and sailing you should consider taking some introductory sailing courses. These will help you determine if sailing is really for you and if so what type of boat you should consider.

Secondly, consider your budget. Sailboats can range from affordable and fairly simple used boats to luxury yachts and prices also vary widely depending on the size of the sailboat. Set a realistic budget and stick to it.

Next, think about the number of people you plan to sail with regularly. If you have a large family or enjoy sailing with friends, you'll need a sailboat with ample space and accommodations.

Lastly, consider the sailing conditions in your area. If you'll be sailing in open waters with strong winds, a sturdy and sea-worthy sailboat capable of handling challenging conditions is essential.

Conclusion

Sailing is a thrilling and rewarding activity that allows you to connect with nature and explore the world in a unique way. By understanding the different types of sailboats, choosing the right sailboat for your needs, and following safety protocols, you can unleash the thrill of sailing. Sailing gives you a sense of accomplishment that you don’t get with a power boat. Anyone can turn on a key and take off in a power boat but it takes skill to sail! With the right equipment, knowledge, and skills, you'll be ready to embark on unforgettable sailing adventures around the world.

Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a beginner looking to start your sailing journey, there's no better time to get out on the water. You can start by clicking here to browse the many sailboats that BoatersNet has to offer! Happy sailing!

 

Click here to read our entire Introduction to Sailboats article!