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post #8 of Old 07-22-2013
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Re: New monohull sailor- Catalina 22

Regarding seaworthiness: The C22 swing keel has good form stability, with not a lot of ballast (500 lb or so). That means that in moderate conditions it will stay on its feet well. When things start piping up, it sails more like a dinghy. You will need to keep one hand on the mainsheet to quickly dump wind, or it will round up (sometimes quickly) into the wind. Very good boat for a first keel boat... inshore.

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