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2011 Catalina 445

Brunswick, Georgia


Velocity is a rare find being a long-distance cruising boat with an extensive and unrivalled sail plan and equipment for serious sailors. Traditionally equipped Catalina 445s have long had a reputation as reliable, comfortable cruisers with generous accommodations. Velocity encompasses all these benefits, but with the addition of custom sailing equipment, rendering her the most well-equipped Catalina 445 on the market, ready for both long distance cruising, and racing. 

Gerry Douglas designed the Catalina 445 with the occasional racer or performance interested skipper in mind, and the yacht was immediately reported as being "sporty looking" by Cruising World on it's release to market. To meet the need for speed, the laminate schedule used to lay up the hull was beefed up: solid glass to the waterline, and balsa-cored above, and longitudinal aluminum stiffeners were added halfway up each side of the hull to create a structure that would be up to the demands of offshore racing or bluewater voyaging. 

For those less familiar with the Catalina 445, the model was introduced in 2010, and quickly became an award winner, obtaining prestigious acclaim from both Sail Magazine and Cruising World, as a "Best Boat", and "Boat of the Year" respectively. Based on customer feedback, the yacht was designed to be a true and generous 2 cabin boat, with a third flexicabin that could be used for storage and occasional overnight guest accommodation. 

Velocity has been configured to reach the renowned designer's full potential in both looks and function, with an unrivaled sail plan, and all the creature comforts need for long distance living. 

Highlights on Velocity include:

  • Quantum Sails mainsail;
  • Quantum Sails Laminate 140% genoa;
  • Quantum Sails Code 0 spinnaker;
  • Doyle Utility power sail (furling);
  • Code A1 sail;
  • Original Doyle mainsail;
  • Original Doyle 135% genoa;
  • Selden removable bow sprit;
  • Tethers;
  • VHF system providing 8 units for crew;
  • MoB Raymarine system for captain and crew;
  • ACR Personal Locator Beacon;
  • Bespoke spinnaker pole;
  • Electric primary winch;
  • Satellite Fleet 1 telephone and high speed broadband;
  • Hard top dodger with canvas bimini and connector;
  • Solar panels on hard top dodger;
  • Bow thruster;
  • Electric windlass;
  • Air conditioning - 2 x 16,000 BTU units with reverse cycle heat
  • Full electronics suite with Raymarine chartplotter, autopilot, radar, depth, wind, speed, Vesper AIS, ICOM VHF, and more. 
  • Chart table with bespoke set up including additional Raymarine repeater, mounted stands for two ipads, night lights, VHF, power supplies, and more;
  • Fischer Panda generator;
  • 40" Smart HDTV system;
  • Bluetooth stereo system and speakers;
  • Extra 28 gallon fuel tank;
  • Gori propeller;
  • Cockpit cushions, and cocktail seats in the pushpit.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Catalina
Model: 445
Year: 2011
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: CTYK0054K011
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 44'5 ft
Length Overall: 44'5 ft
Waterline Length: 38'4 ft
Beam: 13'7 ft
Max Draft: 6'11 ft
Displacement: 23,500 lb
Dry Weight: 23500 lb
Ballast: 7200 lb
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH5E
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 54hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 BladeBronze
  • Engine Location: Center
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 2011
  • Engine Hours: 867


Fuel Tank Capacity: 66 gal
Water Tank Capacity: 179 gal
Holding Tank Capacity: 54 gal


Heads Count: 2
Total Liferaft Capacity: 8
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


Dunbar Yachts


Dunbar Yachts
115 Marina Dr
St. Simons Island, GA, US, 31522
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Sail plan
  • Quantum Sails Roller furler main (excellent condition); 
  • Quantum Sails 140% genoa with padded luff and UV protection (excellent condition); 
  • Quantum Roller furler Code Zero (excellent condition); 
  • Doyle Utility Power Sail (furling);
  • Code A1 spinnaker;
  • Original Doyle Dacron mainsail;
  • Original Doyle 135% genoa;
  • Ultra light weight running rigging for performance sailing;
  • Selden removable bow sprit;
  • Selden in-mast mainsail furling system;
  • Selden anodized double spreader mast and boom;
  • PVC wiring conduit with messenger in mast;
  • 316SS standing and high quality running rigging;
  • Internal pre-stretched Dacron halyards;
  • Headsail furler;
  • Solid boom vang with control line led aft to stopper;
  • Two electric chrome self tailing Lewmar primary winches;
  • Two chrome self trailing winches led aft to sheet stoppers;
  • Mainsheet traveler with car adjuster on portside;
  • Genoa tracks inboard with ball bearing low lead blocks;
  • Mainsheet ball bearing Garhauer blocks;
  • Tether points for crew;
  • Ball and joint Secure Socket chain plate system;
  • T beam compression post system for mast stepping. 



I : 53.50 ft
J : 15.58 ft
P : 51.50 ft
E : 17.00 ft

Deck Equipment
  • 6.5hp Lewmar bow thruster with controller at starboard helm station;
  • Quick 1000 electric windlass with foot controls, and chain counter;
  • Double anchor rollers on foredeck with mounting point for bowsprit;
  • Selden bow sprit with custom bob stay;
  • Rocna 33 anchor (72lb) and 200 feet of chain;
  • Large divided anchor locker for chain and rode storage;
  • StrikeZone Catalina trademarked collision bulkhead under anchor locker;
  • Hardtop dodger with connector and bimini. Hardtop has a Makrolon (hard) windshield. Connector and bimini sewn in Captains' navy with classic red piping. Connector removable;
  • Cockpit table with two leaves;
  • Padded cover for cockpit table;
  • Wheel covers;
  • Bi-fold companionway doors;
  • Cocktail seats in stern rails with cupholders;
  • Cockpit cushions;
  • Long length cockpit seating on both port and starboard for added comfort;
  • Twin helms with dedicated helmsman seating on both port and starboard. Seating raised for added visibility;
  • Engine and bow thruster controls (joystick) at starboard helm;
  • Stainless steel mooring cleats - fore, midship and aft;
  • Helman's footbrace;
  • Walk through stern;
  • Transom boarding platform;
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder on transom;
  • Outboard engine mount;
  • Hot and cold shower mounted in stern boarding area;
  • Propane storage locker with space for 2 propane tanks;
  • Two storage lockers in transom;
  • Large lazarette storage lockers under cockpit seating;
  • 27" high double lifelines with gates both port and starboard;
  • Wide weather decks;
  • Aluminum toe rail along decks
  • Stainless steel handrails on cabin top;
  • Lines left aft to sheet stoppers
  • LED running lights both fore and aft;
  • LED anchor light at masthead;
  • Tri-color mast light;
  • Spreader lights.
  • Raymarine chartplotter with lighthouse software and 3 charts - mounted at helm;
  • Raymarine Raystar GPS;
  • Raymarine X30 autopilot with below decks linear drive;
  • Raymarine ST70+ wind instrument;
  • Raymarine ST70+ speed and depth;
  • Raymarine 24" HD radar;
  • Vesper 650 AIS with separate antenna and GPS which can be linked to chartplotter;
  • Dual helm stations with instruments at each helm;
  • ICOM VHF with ram mic in cockpit;
  • Bluetooth Fusion stereo with 2 speakers in cockpit and 2 in main salon with AM/FM/DVD and Bluetooth capability;
  • RedPort wifi repeater;
  • Set of 8 handheld VHF for crew communications;
  • Customized chart table below decks with Raymarine repeater and space for dual ipads, laptop, and more;
  • Additional handheld VHF;
  • Raymarine MoB integrated fob system;
  • ACR Personal Locator Beacon;
  • EPIRB.
  • Teak interior in excellent condition;
  • Large u-shape saloon seating on portside with additional twin seating and coffee table on starboard side;
  • Air conditioning with reverse cycle heat - 2 x 16,000 BTU units throughout boat;
  • Designated chart table with custom setup for racing, including dual ipad stands, laptop space, and more. 
  • 40" Smart HDTV system mounted adjacent to main saloon table;
  • RedPort wifi repeater;
  • 12v LED lighting throughout.
  • Front loading refrigerator;
  • Top loading freezer;
  • Force 10 stainless steel 3 burner propane stove with oven and on gimbals;
  • Oven hood with light and vent;
  • Microwave oven;
  • Double stainless steel sinks with pullout faucet;
  • Storage lockers over galley, plus additional drawers and bins below;
  • Drawers unit for additional storage. 
Owner's Cabin
  • Located forward in the V-berth for optimum privacy;
  • Centerline bed;
  • Elevating mattress for sitting up in bed;
  • Private head access to make a true en-suite;
  • Electric head with macerator and separate holding tank;
  • Separate shower with hot and cold water;
  • Vanity, mirror and sink.  
Guest accommodation
  • Guest cabin is aft on the starboard side;
  • Large comfortable double berth, angled for easy access and greater headroom;
  • Hanging locker and storage;
  • Innovative third cabin located on the port side, which is a flexible space that can easily be converted to whatever your cruising style dictates at the time – work room with a bench, storage or sleeping quarters with double;
  • Separate head and shower for use by guests in both stern cabins, or as a day head.
Electrical System
  • Solar panels - 2 x 250W mounted to hard bimini top and 2 x 100W;
  • Remote Victron solar panel control and monitoring system;
  • Three Lifeline 8D AGM 12v house batteries;
  • Group 27 AGM dedicated engine start battery;
  • 30 amp shoe power cords x 2;
  • Victron 1200 battery charger & inverter;
  • Victron battery monitor for main battery bank;
  • 40 amp battery charger, multi-bank, automatic;
  • Custom 115v AC / 12v DC electrical panel;
  • Circuit breakers for AC and DC electrical panel and windlass control;
  • Two shore power galvanic isolators;
  • Ground fault circuit protection;
  • AC Duplex receptacles throughout;
  • Fresh water and holding tank monitoring system at Nav station;
  • Fischer Panda generator control panel at Nav station;
  • Digital TV antenna.
  • 11 Gallon hot water heater with engine heat exchanger and 110v electric heating element;. 
  • Pressurized water system with manifold selection valves for 3 tanks;
  • Two electric macerating heads with holding tanks;
  • Hot and cold wash down in cockpit using fresh water
  • Electric bilge pump with float switch;
  • Manual bilge pump. 
Safety Features

Additional safety features include:

  • Collision bulkhead / Strike Zone at anchor locker
  • Secure Socket chainplate system;
  • Dedicated structural grid;
  • Five part structural construction;
  • T-beam mast step system;
  • Lead keel;
  • Deep Defense Rudder System;
  • Dual helm stations;
  • Wide weather decks for ease of movement;
  • ACR Personal Locator Beacon;
  • Raymarine MoB fobs and integrated system;
  • Full crew VHF handsets;
  • Tethers;
  • Fleet 1 Satellite phone and high speed broadband;
  • AIS;
  • Lifesling.
Keel Details

Keel #1
Keel Type: Wing
Ballast: 8200 lb
Displacement: 24500 sq ft
Max Draft: 5.00 ft

Additional Equipment
  • Gori propeller;
  • Additional plumbed in fuel tank;
  • Life jackets;
  • EPIRB;
  • Life sling;
  • Winch handles;
  • Fenders;
  • Lines.
Manufacturer Provided Description

The hull 445's hull form is optimized to provide the gentle, predictable motion underway, which is so appreciated in other Catalina models. The deck is strikingly handsome with a low profile cabin structure, twin helm stations and a roomy cockpit with tall, secure comfortable coamings and a cockpit table that seats 4-6. The deck is finished with a traditional diamond-patterned non-skid.

The owner's cabin is forward for privacy and optimum ventilation. Private head access from the forward cabin along with a electric head and separate shower complete the forward cabin arrangement. The guest cabin is aft with a large comfortable double berth, angled for easy access and greater headroom. This design incorporates a innovative cabin on the port side. This cabin is a flexible space that can easily be converted to whatever your cruising style dictates at the time-sleeping quarters, storage, or a work room with a bench. The galley has the storage and features needed for extended cruising.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information
Lucy Bowie
Dunbar Yachts