Originally Posted by T34C
I'm no Catalina expert, but I think it may have come with a swing keel and a fixed keel option. If so that may explain the variation in the weigts you're seeing.
That does make sense. I've only been looking at a swing keel. I don't want a fixed keel since they are heavier, and launching will be more of a pain.
I wonder if the keel types are just sometimes getting crossed when I read the specifications from different sources?