2000 Catana 401


Location Newport, RI
Year 2000
Price $225,000
Cabins 2 + office
Heads 2


ALYKAT is a modified owner version Catana 401. She has two staterooms and a very functional office (with a big freezer) in the port forward spot. If you go over her extensive inventory you will see she’s a suitable liveaboard catamaran. Allykat is very fast, and with her overbuilt bulkheads, carbon rig and impressive suit of sails she will be one the best sailing 40′ catamarans attainable!

Alykat sports a recent 2019 all carbon mast by Offshore Spars and 2019 Hydranet mainsail. The Catana 401 was introduced in 2000 along with the golden era Catanas that made the company’s reputation. A well awarded design that has both the classic Loch Crowther influences mixed with Christophe Barreau’s forward thinking ideas. Design features include asymmetrical hulls, tulip shaped bows, daggerboards, and extremely high bridgedeck clearance for her length. The Catana 401’s innovations include total mainsail management from the safety of the cockpit via a two speed electric winch, wide clean flat decks with all sail control lines lead aft under the deck and no hatches to trip over. Catana’s ocean view port lights provide excellent ventilation while at anchor. ALYKAT was launched in May 2000. After her commissioning and sea trials, she was shipped to Ft. Lauderdale arriving in June 2000. Her first owner, who was an experienced catamaran owner equipped her to be both comfortable and safe without sacrificing the performance of this design. ALYKAT’s second owner lived aboard with his wife for three years.

The owner was an America’s Cup and Olympic sailing medalist and a professional racing sailor. Because of his push for perfection, ALYKAT has been maintained and upgraded constantly. ALYKAT is the best performing, well-equipped and suitable live aboard or weekend cruising catamaran in her class. She’s a rare privately owned yacht with no bareboat charter history and has operated as a Captained Day Charter operation by her current owners in the Newport, RI area, Owner’s Notes: ALYKAT currently has a Jones Act operational for this boat, which is transferable to the new owners. This is a great option for those who want to place the boat in a charter scenario. **** New Carbon mast by Offshore Spars including all standing rigging and much of the running rigging and new turnbuckles 2019 New starboard saildrive, rebuilt engine cooling systems.

Upgrades by current owner in July 2013: New awlgrip boom, crossbeam New standing rigging New main lazy bag. New bilge and water pressure pumps, New House Batteries (2023)(2- AGM 4D-198Ah/each). She is equipped with wind and solar power for efficient power management. **** New Carbon mast by Offshore Spars including all standing and running rigging and turnbuckles 2019 New starboard saildrive, rebuilt engine cooling systems Upgrades by current owner in July 2013: New awlgrip boom, crossbeam New standing rigging New main lazy bag New Dynema halyards New bilge and water pressure pump.

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Catana 401 DETAILS



LOA: 41 ft 1 in
LWL: 40 ft 8 in
Beam: 22 ft
Min. Draft: 2 ft 4 in
Max Draft: 6 ft 7 in
Dry Weight: 14300 lb
Displacement: 14300 lb
Fuel Tanks #: 1
Fuel Tanks Capacity: 48 gal
Fresh Water Tanks Capacity: 116 gal
Number of double berths: 2
Number of Cabins: 2 + office
Number of Heads: 2



The two outer hull molds and one inner hull/bridgedeck mold are vacuum bagged using vinylester resin, cored with PVC closed cell foam with unidirectional cloth for outer laminate & Twaronâ aramid cloth for inner laminate.

The separately molded daggerboard trunks are laminated to be seven times stronger than the daggerboards. All bulkheads are cored with Nidacoreâ honeycomb core with carbon fiber on both sides. The spade rudders have self-adjusting JP3 bushings with Lecomble & Schmidt dual hydraulic steering coupled to leather rimmed stainless wheel.
The deck/coachroof is a one piece mold, vacuum-bagged using vinylester resin, cored with Nidacore? honeycomb with unidirectional cloth for outer laminate & Twaron aramid cloth for inner laminate, and molded diamond pattern non-skid decks.
The deck to hull joint is bonded by fiberglass creating a seamless waterproof and rigid structure. 2007 a foam cored fiberglass hard bimini top was added to cover the entire cockpit and built strong enough to walk on. This custom hard top is molded with crown to match the lines of the boat and coated with non-skid on the top. The top also has rain gutters and a very efficient rain catchment system built in.
Custom lower profile fiberglass halyard tunnel under the bridgedeck in 2009. Increases bridgedeck clearance, reduces waves noise, much stronger tunnel and new rollers to reduce halyard friction.
Constructed from a mold built and installed by Bennett Brothers Yachts.
In 2009 ALYKAT had a major refit at Bennett Brothers Yacht Yard in Wilmington, NC in conjunction with Bruce Marek Yacht Design Firm. ALYKAT had all her bulkheads rebuilt to double their original thickness and strength. In addition, she had all her interior wood work related to these bulkheads redone as well. ALYKAT comes complete with professional marine certification from Bruce Marek Yacht Design and Bennett Brothers Yachts certifying the work and the structural integrity of ALYKAT. She is truly the strongest Catana 401 in the world!


FOREPEAK has sail storage, dock lines, fenders, toys, etc…with access via a Moonlight deck hatch.


FORWARD CABIN has a desk with swivel seat facing forward. Inboard and outboard are lockers and bookshelves. Outboard is top loading 3 cu. ft. freezer and additional locker. (Additional freezer insulation added 2009)
There is a 1x Moonlight “sea view” port light outboard with built-in mosquito screen/sun shade and 1x Moonlight escape hatch inboard with mosquito screen and separate sun shade for ventilation.
MID-SHIP PASSAGEWAY has a head compartment for guest outboard. Inboard has 1x locker and companionway steps to bridgedeck.
HEAD COMPARTMENT has a Jabsco manual toilet (new) 2009 with holding tank, macerator pump, and “Y” valve for overboard discharge, plus deck plate for dockside pump out. There is a molded vanity with hot/cold pressure water and hand held shower and a sump pump. One Moonlight port light for ventilation with screen.
AFT STATEROOM has a queen berth (6′-6″ x 5′-2″) with a large storage area below, and bookshelf inboard. Inboard, at the foot of the berth is 1x wardrobe locker. Custom mattress new (2008).
There is 1x Moonlight “sea view” port light outboard with built-in mosquito screen/sun shade and 1x Moonlight port light inboard for ventilation with screen and sunshade.


FOREPEAK has sail storage, dock lines, fenders, toys, etc., with access via a Moonlight deck hatch.

FORWARD HEAD COMPARTMENT has a large linen locker. Aft of this locker is a Jabsco manual toilet (new 2011) with holding tank, Y- valve, and macerator pump(new 2021) for overboard discharge, plus deck plate for dockside pump out.
Inboard, aft of the toilet, is a molded vanity with hot/cold pressure water and a mirrored medicine cabinet above. Outboard is a stand up hand held shower with hot/cold pressure water, teak grate, and sump pump.
There is 1x Moonlight sea view port light outboard with built-in mosquito screen/sun shade and 1x Moonlight escape hatch inboard with mosquito screen and separate sun shade for ventilation.
MID-SHIP PASSAGEWAY has 4x wardrobe lockers and companionway steps to the bridgedeck inboard. Outboard has 3x wardrobe lockers and dressing seat with storage below. There is 1x Moonlight port light for ventilation with screed and sun shade.
AFT STATEROOM has a queen size berth (6’6″ x 5’2″) with a large storage area below, and bookshelf inboard.
There is 1x Moonlight sea view port light outboard with built-in mosquito screen/sun shade and 1x Moonlight port light inboard for ventilation with screen and sun shade.


GALLEY is aft along the cockpit bulkhead with Formica counter tops, 2x sinks with hot/cold pressure water, saltwater pressure pump, and tap for watermaker. There is a Force 10 stainless stove with three burners and oven/broiler, and a remote solenoid connected to 2x 20 lb. fiberglass propane tanks in vented locker w/pressure gauge, plus a spare 10 lb. fiberglass propane tank.


There is a top loading 7 cubic feet 12V Frigoboat refrigerator with air & keel-cooled compressor.
New evaporator plate installed March 2013 with an optional built-in dryer. The galley has excellent counter space with storage below and lockers above.
There is a large sliding door and window (with custom retractable screens) in the cockpit bulkhead for ventilation and easy serving to the cockpit table.
SALOON has a large U-shaped settee with new cushions September 2012 forward and facing aft with storage below, rectangular folding dinning table with liquor storage below. (2009) Custom Table top is removable to provide a small cocktail table. An entertainment center on the cockpit bulkhead with 19″ 12v flat screen TV (New 2011). In addition there is a Kenwood stereo system with an external USB Ipod port (New 2008) with 2x salon & 2x cockpit speakers (New 2012). There are 2x Moonlight hatches forward for ventilation with screens and sun shades.
NAV STATION is forward to port with excellent visibility to both bows. There is a chart table with storage, pivoting nav seat, and electronic console. See Electronic list. Outboard is a storage locker.
COCKPIT has a L-shaped seating area to port with a built-in chaise lounge, rotating teak cockpit table, inboard facing bench seating area to starboard with a built-in chaise lounge, and port/ starboard steering stations aft and outboard. Easy access to both transoms via walk-thru aft crossbeam.
The teak covered cockpit has two large cockpit lockers (1 equipped with optional generator hood), and one large cockpit seat locker. At the base of the mast is a large chain locker with access to fuel & water tanks.
ALYKAT has a beautiful foam cored maintenance free Bassam veneer interior with laminated Teak trim, Alcantara upholstery, white Biplex overhead ceilings in the hulls and new 2011 custom white fiberglass ceiling panels in the salon and maintenance free teak sole.


Located aft in each hull with access via Moonlight teak laid transom hatches. The engine rooms, extremely well insulated for sound and well ventilated for heat and fumes.

2x Volvo MD 2030 30 hp @ 3400 RPM
2x Racor Fuel/Water separators
2x Volvo SD120 Saildrive Transmissions (Rebuilt 2008)
New starboard saildrive–2022
2×90 Series Balmar Alternators with Balmar AR5 Smart Regulators
2x AMSOIL Remote primary and secondary oil filter system (added 2008)
2x Three blade folding Volvo props
2x CAV fuel filters
1 set of dual engine controls @ Starboard Helm Station


Equipped with 12VDC and 50 amp 110-220VAC wiring utilizing an electrical panel of switches wired to circuit breaker boxes in various locations through-out the vessel to save weight and prevent an electrical fire from damaging the entire electrical system. The solar panels mounted on top of the dinghy davits in an articulating frame.

4x 55W Siemens solar panels with Blue Sky Smart Regulators
Magnum 2000W Inverter/100 amp Battery Charger (new) May 2012
Magnum Remote Battery Management System
Air X Wind Generator mounted on stern post (Rebuilt 2009) with Spreco Energy Blue Blades
4x 225 amp Mastervolt AGM house batteries (new) 2008
2x 79 amp Seavolt AGM engine batteries (new) 2009
3x 12V DC Outlets
8x 110V-220V AC Outlets
2x 50′ shore cords with adapters and covers
Wire for phone and cable TV with transom shore plug


1x Raytheon ST60 Repeater On Cockpit Bulkhead
1x Autohelm ST7002 Autopilot @ Starboard Helm Station and SG2 Smart Autopilot (2009)
Raymarine E120 Chartplotter/Radar @ Nav Station

4 KW Radome available (not mounted on bracket)
Ehternet system, AIS and LifeTag Man Overboard System (2008)
1x Raytheon ST60 Wind Meter On Cockpit Bulkhead
1x Raytheon ST60 Tridata @ Nav Station
Furuno GP31 GPS @ Nav Station
Icom M422 VHF Radio @ Nav Station with remote mike/controller at stb. Helm station (2008)
Icom 710 SSB Radio w/Auto Tuner & Whip Antenna
Pactor IIex SSB modem


Central Air Conditioning/Heating System (2007)
Sea Recovery Aqua Whisper 12V Watermaker (Rebuilt 2010)

Force 10 stainless BBQ Grill with accessories (new) 2010
Cadet Grey Sunbrella 3x Cockpit side curtains (new) 2010
Eisenglass cockpit front window enclosure (2008)
Closed cell cockpit seat cushions (2008)
Closed cell chaise seat cushions (2008)
Swedish bow pulpits with teak seats
Vinyl Covered Double Lifelines (New 09?)
2x Boarding Gates & 2x Transom Gates
Transom Shower
Stainless Swim Ladder
All Imtra Interior LED Lights (2009)
Tri-Color LED Masthead Light (2007)
Deck Level LED Running Lights (2007)
Combination Steaming/Deck Flood Light
Helm Station Covers Cadet Gray Sunbrella
Sunrise Yacht Products Trampoline (new ?02)
Aluminum Boat Hook
Double Anchor Rollers
Quick 1500W Anchor Windlass w/Remote Controls
New teak on transom swim steps (2010)
Cadet Grey Sunbrella helm station covers (2008)
Main anchor is 45# Delta anchor with 225′ 3/8″ chain and a Wasi SS swivel.
45# Delta Anchor with 150′ Rode & 50′ 3/8″ chain
**Custom Starboard Helm Sun Awning (2007)
Isotherm exterior saloon window covers (2008)
White carbon fiber davits with spinlock rope clutches
4x Automatic bilge pump
2x Plastimo manual bilge pumps
2x Isotemp 8 gallon waterheaters
2x Johnson freshwater pumps (new) 2008 with accumulator tanks & switch over safety valves
All new thru-hull fittings in 2006 and bedding with fiberglass with wood core blocks
7x dock lines & 8x fenders
Cadet Grey Sunbrella deck awning (2010)
Large assortment of spare parts
Catana Owner’s Manual & Parts Manuals
Complete engine log and boat maintenance log


Raymarine LifeTag System
Flare Kit
Life Jackets
GPS Satellite EPIRB (new) 2008
3x fire extinguishers
Continuous on deck webbing jack lines


Recent Carbon Mast built by Offshore Spars 2019

All new Standing rigging 2019
7/8 Sloop Rig w/Diamond Stays
Stainless standing rigging and rod inner-stays
JP Marechal white aluminum boom
JP Marechal white aluminum crossbeam
Harken mainsail batcar system
Profurl Roller Furling Headstay with Twin Luff Foil
Custom (Marstrom) carbon fiber removable bowsprit (2008)
Custom bow bridle attachment points on the bows for the bow sprit to eliminate any metal fittings
.75 oz/1.5 oz Nylon asymmetrical mast head spinnaker with snuffer (2008)
Laminate masthead Code 0 on a Facnor continuous line furler (2008)
Spinlock XC Rope Clutches
1x Anderson SS Two Speed Electric Mainsail Utility Winch
2x Anderson SS Two Speed Mainsheet Winches
2x Anderson SS Two Speed Primary Winches
1x Anderson SS Two Speed Halyard Winch
Hydranet Radial Full Batten Mainsail w/Lazy Jacks & 3 Reefs ( New 2019)
Dacron 150% Genoa w/UV Protection
1.5 oz. Nylon Symmetrical Spinnaker w/Snuffer


The design of the Catana 401 leaves nothing to chance; everything has been thought out for pleasure, convenience, and safety. The ten interior layout versions offered with the Catana 401 allow the boat to be ideally adapted to a specific navigation program. A truly comfortable chart table, facing forward with the electrical panel and all navigation instruments, shares a salon for six guests. The table is large and user friendly thanks to its panoramic view and its position in relation to the salon. The cook participates in the life of the salon and cockpit through a large sliding door and window. The galley is very practical for serving both the salon and the cockpit.

The owner’s head is vast and well ventilated, with shower, washbasin, and toilet. A gigantic trampoline with a woven mesh specially developed by our design office provides comfort and safety unheard of on other catamarans The ground tackle is stored out of the way, the two helm stations are exceptional, and the cockpit is ergonomic.
The lifting daggerboards give better windward performance than a monohull and allow extraordinary speeds when reaching. Once raised, they offer indispensable safety in heavy weather.


Fuel Capacity:
Hull Material:
Number of Engines:
Engine Make:
Engine Power:
2' 4
48 gallons
Volvo Penta 30
60 hp total
Manufacturer: Catana
Draft: 2' 4
Fuel Capacity: 48 gallons
Designer: N/A
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Number of Engines: 2
Engine Make: Volvo Penta 30
Engine Power: 60 hp total
Beam: 22'


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