Catalina masts are well-supported for the rigors of offshore sailing and include backstays.
This creates a system with a total of eleven attachment points to the
deck for the standing rigging (most models), the ultimate in security.
All sail controls and blocks are ball-bearing and require a minimum of effort.
Travelers are multi-purchase and fully controllable from one side for convenience.
Winches are oversized and require less effort when sheeting. Primary and
secondary winches are standard on most models and are available as
electric powered, if desired.
Genoa tracks are long and inboard for narrow sheeting angles, and accommodate large
overlapping headsails for good upwind performance over a broad range of
Anchoring systems feature powerful dual direction windlasses for both rope and chain.
Double anchor rollers are designed for both anchor storage and easy
deployment. Lockers are large and divided for two rodes in most models.
Critical deck hardware is secured with large metal back-up plates and stainless steel fasteners.
a rig designed large enough for light-air sailing and gear that will
stand up in a breeze, the 375 is laid out to take a family or crew to
Mark Pillsbury — Cruising World Magazine