Top 5 Chris-Craft Catalina Motor Boats

A proud American brand, the Chris-Craft Catalina series is a popular center console range for day or weekend trips. Discover the top 5 models now.

A proud American brand, the Chris-Craft Catalina series is a popular center console range for day or weekend trips on the water. There are a few different sizes to choose from, including the (now discontinued, but popular on the resale market, 23ft), 24ft, 28ft, 30ft, and 34-footer, each with something unique to offer their owners. Discover the top five Chris-Craft Catalina models available on the water today.

Chris-Craft Catalina 23

Chris-Craft Catalina 23 Boat
Chris-Craft Catalina 23 Boat

Discontinued in 2017, the Chris-Craft Catalina 23 remains a very popular model on the resale market. Originally priced around $150,000 the Catalina 23 measures 23.6ft, with a beam of 8ft and top speed of 53mph. While purely a day boat, the Catalina 23 often comes with port-a-potty storage under the front opening console. 

Chris-Craft Catalina 24

Chris-Craft Catalina 24 Boat
Chris-Craft Catalina 24 Boat

The perfect size for taking day trips with family and friends, the Chris-Craft Catalina 24 is ideal whether your best day out is fishing off the bow or hitting the sandbar with friends. A reversible helm seat quickly and easily takes you from driving to socializing so you can face your friends on the aft deck. With a starting price of $260,000, this 25.2ft model can be customized in a number of ways to suit your style and budget. 

Chris-Craft Catalina 28

Chris-Craft Catalina 28 Boat
Chris-Craft Catalina 28 Boat

At 27.11ft, the Chris-Craft Catalina 28 sports a wide beam of over 9 feet and can comfortably seat 11 passengers. Still a day boat at this size, with a larger day head for use, the center console features flush mounted electronics with a 12″ Garmin Multifunction Display with CZone Switching, and the option to upgrade to twin 12″ Garmin screens. High gloss teak accents add a touch of luxury and class to the Chris-Craft Catalina 28 with a starting price of $340,000

Chris-Craft Catalina 30

Chris-Craft Catalina 30 Boat
Chris-Craft Catalina 30 Boat

The Chris-Craft Catalina 30 measures 30.6ft and is actually “yacht certified” to carry up to 12 passengers. The Chris-Craft Catalina 30 sports a small cabin for weekend trips and an expansive walk around deck and protective pilothouse screen for drivers to enjoy unobstructed views protected from the elements. The Chris-Craft Catalina has a starting price of $464,000 with the ability to customize various design details to make this model your own.

Watch the Chris-Craft: Catalina 30 video on YouTube.

Chris-Craft Catalina 34

Chris-Craft Catalina 34 Boat
Chris-Craft Catalina 34 Boat

The largest model in the series, the Chris-Craft Catalina 34 offers comfortable accommodations below deck, three helm seats, a pop-up table for dining alfresco, large foredeck and spacious ensuite. The 34-footer has a starting price of $658,000 with plenty of customizable options.

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The Chris-Craft Catalina range is perfect for those looking to spend sunny days out on the water with family and friends. From fishing trips to short weekend jaunts on the larger models, the Catalina range offers large walk around decks, comfortable seating and plenty of ways to customize your build. Start your search for all Chris-Craft boats for sale with YATCO.

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