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Catalac 9m

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Boat REF# 176005
This boat has been sold
Length 9.00m (29'6")
Year 1983
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Multihull
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 2 x diesel 16hp, Thorneycroft (1996)
Lying Scotland, West Coast


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Extra Details

Designer John Winterbotham
Builder Tom Lack
Lying Scotland, West Coast
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/12/2011


Engine 2 x diesel 16hp
Engine make and model Thorneycroft (1996)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Folding (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 9.00m (29'6")
LWL 7.72m (25'4")
Beam 4.19m (13'9")
Draft Min 1.00m (3'3")
Airdraft 10.00m (32'10")
Displacement 3,628kg (8,000.0lbs)
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1983) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Hyde Sails - Slab (2009) 2 Reefs
Headsail Hyde Sails - Furling (2000)
Other sails Numerous sails of vring years (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Multihull
Finish Gelcoat finish

The Catalac 9M is easily identified by its high coach roof and large cockpit with exceptional amounts of locker space. Twin diesel engines and twin rudders greatly aid her maneuverability under power.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Inside she has 6ft 3in of head room in each hull. Her full length 4ft 6in wide main berth provides exceptional spacious comfort for a craft of this class.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
Tonneau cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 halyard winches
1 sheet winches
Electric windlass (with remote control)
3 anchors
(17Kg CQR, Delta, Danforth)
20.00m (65'7") of chain
dinghy (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Gasolene Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Danbuoy tick
Emergency steering tick

4 bilge pumps (3 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This version of the ever popular Catalac 9m has been well cared for and is ready for the water. You'll find her spacious with plenty of storage and fully equipped for her crew of up to seven adventure seeking sailors or for a fun-loving family.
The Catalac 9m's reputation is a well deserved one of being a capable and reliable off-shore cruiser. Similar boats have undertaken passages from the UK to the Mediterranean. Catalacs were much sought-after in their day and are extremely popular today. If you are looking for a safe, stable, and spacious boat then consider the many benefits of a catamaran. Their stability and reluctance to heel in strong winds coupled with plenty of space for their length make them a popular choice for any sailor and especially so for a family. This boat's twin engines make maneuvering under power a simple task. Your mono-hull skippers will be envious of your skills as you come in alongside or pick up a mooring. Come take a look, you will not be disappointed.

Pictures taken July 2014.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Catalac 9m has been personally photographed and viewed by Martin Docherty of Boatshed Scotland. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.