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 Weight of a 1997 250 wing keel
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William.h.snow
Deckhand

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Initially Posted - 05/23/2022 :  15:42:53  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am the new owner of a 1997 Catalina 250 Wing Keel, #299. The club winch has a weight limit of 5,000 pounds and the listed weight is 4,200 pounds. In theory I should have 800 pounds as a safety margin.

I am assuming the listed weight is "ready to sail" weight to include sails, etc. What I do not know is what is not included. I am not sure if they included the weight of the engine (mine is a 57 pound 5 HP) or the battery (about 40 pounds).

I thought someone may have better info or even weighed their boat.

Thanks,

Will

William H. Snow

Dave Brown
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Response Posted - 06/07/2022 :  06:56:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sorry no one has come back o you,

But I as well, have never ran the boat across a scale,
Nor the trailer, with the boat off.
Itís an idea, find a Coop, run the boat and trailer over it,
then. Find a boat ramp, unload the boat , then head back to the Coop with just the trailer.
If you do, please let us all know.
DB
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