A development of the popular two-cabin 380
Reviewed Oct 2016
The Catalina 390 proved a capable yacht under sail during our afternoon on Pittwater, coping well with squally, pre-frontal conditions which brought through some 25-30kt bullets.
The 390 has a solid feel and its ballast ratio is such that when pressed hard by too much sail, it will nevertheless stay on its feet and remain manageable. We did not have any big round-ups, in spite of being caught out a couple of times by the biggest gusts...