The Catalina 22 is a
popular sailboat produced by Catalina Yachts. Its hull
measures 21 foot 6 inches (6.55 m), which is rounded up to
22 feet (6.7 m) for use in the model's name. First produced
in 1968, it is one of the longest continuously produced
sailboats in the world.
The Catalina 22 has also been manufactured in Australia and
marketed as the Boomaroo 22 before being relaunched as the
As of 2007, there have been three historical revisions:
The original (mkI) design, produced from 1969 to 1995, with
over 15,000 built.
The Mark II (mkII) design, produced from 1995 to current.
The Sport design, a racing variant, produced from 2004 to
This keelboat has been made most commonly in three variants:
Swing Keel, Fin Keel, and Wing Keel. The boat is one of five
charter members to Sailboat Hall of Fame.
The design was popular in Europe as the "Alacrity 22" (later
known as "Jaguar 22") manufactured in the United Kingdom .