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Catana 471
(14,38 m) - 1999

Layout :

  • Length : 14,38 m (47' 1")
  • Max. beam: 24'7'' (7,50m)
  • Draft: 2'7'' to 7'6''
  • Headroom: 6'4''
  • Light displacement: 9,5 metric tons (20,943 lb)
  • Engines: 2 x 50HP VOLVO MD22

Australian flag

Based in New Caledonia

Price : 38,9 M XPF / 326 000 €

430 000 AUD ex-GST. Owner version Catana 471 catamaran, 3 cabins. Comfortable and reliable. Equipped for blue-water sailing. Ready to sail.

Interior fittings :

3 double cabins / sleeps 6 to 8

  • 2 large 160x200 cm matresses in aft cabins
  • 1 large 140x200 cm matress in the cabin fore on port
  • 2 slatted bed-bases per berth

Starboard hull (owners')

  • Double cabin aft, 6 large storage lockers
  • Large bathroom with toilet and separate shower cabin

Port hull (guests')

  • Double cabin fore
  • Large double cabin aft (or two single beds)
  • Heads with shower, basin and toilet
  • Storage lockers


  • Large U-shape saloon (new upholstery of 2014)
  • Galley facing the saloon, opening onto the cockpit
  • Chart table
  • Very large cockpit with a fixed teak table (+2 folding parts)
  • 2 helm stations (main to starboard)

Listing :


Polyester catamaran, CATANA 471 n° 10, built in France by the Catana shipyard after Christophe Barreau's design in 1999.
The current owner, the third, recently sailed from the Vanuatu and newly arrived in New Caledonia.
The boat is australian-flagged.

Engines and steering

2 x 50HP VOLVO MD22, app. 3300 hours (inspected and serviced in April 2016)
VOLVO sail drives
2 x tri-blades folding VOLVO propellers
2 x gasoil tanks: 400L + 300L, i.e. 700L total (185 US gal.)
2 steering wheels (mechanical) + hydraulic pilot
Suspended rudders

Sloop rigging

Standing rigging: commissioned 1999 (inspected in 2016)
MARECHAL lacquered white aluminium mast and boom
MARECHAL lacquered white aluminium fore beam and bowsprit (new 2016)

Mainsail (2006): Dacron, fully-battened, 3 reefs, 88m2 + lazy-bag (2008)
Genoa (2008): Dacron, 60m2, on PROFURL furler
Symmetrical tri-radial light spinnaker (2008) with sock, 65g, 160m2
Asymmetrical tri-radial light spinnaker (2007) with sock
Tri-radial Stormlite gennaker (new 2016), INCIDENCE, 82m2, on PROFURL furler, on a Kevlar anti-rotating wire

3 x ANDERSEN electric 2-speeds 52 ST winches
2 x ANDERSEN 2-speeds 52 ST winches
3 x ANDERSEN 2-speeds 46 ST winches


LOFRANS electric 1500W windlass (2006), controls on starboard helm and on mast
Main anchor gear: 30kg (66lb) Spade anchor + 80m (262') of 10mm (app. 3/8'') chain
Secondary anchor gears: 30kg (66lb) flat Brittany anchor + 10m (33') of chain + 50m (164') rope
15kg HP Foglight anchor on 50m (164') rope
SS 5kg grapnel
3 crow's feet, one hurricane-proof
Fenders: 4 big round ones, 2 big long, 4 medium long


Fresh water: 2 x 400L tanks, i.e. 800L total (211 US gal.)
Sea water at sink
2 x Hot water systems SIGMAR Marine, 40L, 220V/800W, on engine or generator
3-burners ENO stove plus oven (2008), circuits and safety remade in 2016
4 x 13 kg aluminium gas bottles
2 x fridges: FRIGOMATIC 200L and 100L, can be turned into freezer
AQUA BASE LA223 220V watermaker, 90L/hour (2006)
2 manual JABSCO toilets
2 showers inside
1 deck shower (hot and cold water)
EURONOVA 3kg, 800W washing-machine
2 xx OCEAN MARINE FX1 (9000 Btu) air conditioning systems, one in each aft cabin
HiFi CD MP3 player / FM, speakers : 2 x 60W in the saloon, 2 x 60W in the cockpit


Battery bank: 4 x 200 Ah DryCell batteries (new 2015), total 800 Ah 12V
3 batteries for engines and generator (2012)
12V-60Amp alternators and controlers on engines and generator
8 hard solar panels totalizing 400Wc (2009), set on the frame aft
2 x 20 Amp charge controllers (new 2016)
NORTHERN LIGHTS Lugger M676 5.6kW diesel generator (2965 hours)
220V and 12V systems
Shore chargers: 2 x 115V/230V/12V/80Amp CRISTEC chargers (2012)
VICTRON Phoenix 12V/230V 3000W inverter (2007)


RAYMARINE SeaTalk network (wiring revised and simplificated by an expert in 2016 - WiFi)
RAYMARINE i50 instruments repeaters all new 2015 : depth, speed, wind, TriData i50
GARMIN eTrex-H hand navigator (2010)
400kHz hand sounder
FURUNO M1623 radar, linked to the GPS (2006)
ICOM MA-500TR B-class AIS transceiver (new 2016), linked with VHF and MaxSea Time Zero software
ICOM IC-M603 VHF (new 2012), linked with the AIS, speaker in the cockpit
ICOM M802 SSB (2006)
Mini-M INMARSAT, fixed, for satellite vocals and dat communications
IRIDIUM mobile for satellite vocals and dat communications
Globesurfer 3 with GSM and external antenna for internet access with local SIM chip
MaxSea Time Zero software with digital charts for S.E. Asia and East Pacific
DELL Inspiron laptop with navigation software and instruments connection
Scanning Sonar Interphase Probe (2006)
RAYMARINE ST40 electric/hydraulic main autopilot set on port (2006), LECOMBLE & SCHMITT drive, with RAYMARINE commands on both outside helm stations (2 new P70) and at the chart table (ST6000+) + ST 100 remote control (new 2016)
Electric/hydraulic spare autopilot set on starboard (2006) with RAYMARINE ST6000+ commands at stb helm station
2 x lochs
2 x sounders
Windvane-anemometer (new 2015)
Satellite tracking system
New radio-music player 2014 + 4 x 60W speakers


Hard bottom 3.40m CARIBE (11'2''), with cover (2006)
TOHATSU 15HP outboard engine (new July 2016)


6 people ZODIAC liferaft (new 2012)
1st cat. life-jackets
EPIRB Accusat Pro+ (new 2016) distress beacon
2 x out of date KANNAD Epirb 406 MHz distress beacons (1 hand-held + 1 deck)
Para anchor
DMR800 tracking satellite system
New fire extinguishers (2016)
Offshore distress fires (new 2016)


All halyards, reefing lines and mainsail sheet on aft clutches and stoppers throughout for comfort and safety through maneuvers
All ropes under deck for safety and comfort on deck
New inside and outside upholstery Les Toiles du Soleil
New inside lighting on LED
Rigid bimini with 2 water collectors (2006)
Teak bathing ladder
Cockpit cushions and upholstery renewed (2012 and 2015)
Teak folding table in the cockpit (1,35 x 1,30 m)
MAGMA barbecue (removable) + 2 x 10kg gas bottles
White lacquered sturdy davits, with Spinlocks
Sunbrella enclosures for the back and the sides of the cockpit
Seethrough plastic covers on sides against rain and wind (new 2015)
2 white rainproof covers for saloon shade, set under the boom (new 2015)
The cat was entirely revised and the works were done on dry in Nouméa during 4 months

Last bottom paint: May 2016

Main strengths

Catana 471 N°10, a sound investment.
Sturdy and light, efficient in light air (thanks to her new furling gennaker) and reliable in rough weather. Timeless design.
Very pleasant to live aboard, large and friendly cockpit, with adjoining galley, comfortable spaces for storage. Pleasure both underway and on mooring.
Carefully maintained, arranged with style.

Last modified : 08/11/2016


The boat's inventories are based on the indications given by the owners and even if we do our best to see that they are in accordance with the reality, there might be some differences. The boat's and equipment's condition has to be checked jointly by the buyer and seller before the sale. The respective responsibilities of both the seller and the buyer remain intact. In no case can Raiatea-yacht be held responsible for any defect on the boat.

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