Not an endorsement (g), but the majority of new production boats on Narragansett Bay seems to be Catalinas. Just like Hyundai's, they're everywhere you look. I suppose this is due to the perceived value of these coastal sailboats and the fact that most weekend sailors don't stray too far offshore.
TB, lets be serious, the key word is "perceived value", and Catalina owners mostly do not leave the dock nevermind 'stray too far offshore', lets just call them a grill carrying dock condo with a sailing potential, which very rarely will be used!!!