Libeccio | 2009 Catana 65

Honolulu, HI, US


Catana is widely acclaimed for building spectacular, blue water cats that marry sailing performance and luxury like no other brand. Catana 65 LIBECCIO raises the bar further still.

LIBECCIO's second owners purchased her directly from the Catana factory in France in her original layout and configuration and sailed her for three years all over the Mediterranean. This cruising couple made the wise decision to store the yacht in Canet, at the Catana yard, each winter. There, they upgraded the yacht using only yard staff and contractors. This culminated in a transformative refit in 2017 that radically enhanced the aesthetic, comfort and functionality of this yacht. The starboard owner's hull was modified to create a true master cabin with walk-in closet in place of the original bathroom. A very large bathroom with walk-in shower was created in place of the original forward starboard cabin - consider the space this affords. The floors were replaced with a light teak-holly to enhance natural light. The engines, generator, standing rigging, dinghy and outboard were all replaced with new. Today, there is not a more elegant, ergonomically sound or faster Catana 65 on the oceans.

Scroll through the photos attached, you will impressed with her sheer line, her towering mast, her high bridge-deck clearance which hint at her sailing performance. Her interior is all about light and contemporary lines. Real wood veneer finishes, brushed aluminum trims, Corian and leather all lend to an authentic feel of refinement that is seldom found on cats anymore.

LIBECCIO sports a spectacular LORIMA carbon mast with textile rigging and is the only Catana 65 to have the forward "cross" - consisting of longeron/bowsprit (compression post), crossbeam and gull striker - in carbon fiber to substantially reduce weight in the bows. A full suite of sails including 140 sq meter Spectra mainsail, self-tacking Spectra solent, large genoa/screecher, and assymetric spinnaker coupled to 6 electric winches facilitate short-handed maneuvering and provide sail plans for all windspeed ranges and angles.

The current owner purchased LIBECCIO in Canet from his overachieving predecessor in 2019 and continued his work in the same spirit. The fuel tanks were moved aft from the mast-foot lockers to the cockpit lockers to further reduce weight forward and improve sailing performance in light airs. With long passages on the agenda, the new owner also fitted a crew cabin in the port forepeak complete with AC to accommodate extra crew. The yacht can sleep up to 9 passengers in 4 double cabins + crew cabin! LIBECCIO completed the ARC 2019, transited Panama and sailed on to the Galapagos, Marquesas and Hawaii where she has been for the last three years. She has always had a full time skipper aboard under the current ownership.

LIBECCIO is turn key and offers a rare opportunity for a couple or family to sail southwest through the Pacific. Or why not explore the Northwestern US, Canada and Alaska this summer on this unusually well outfitted and sea-kindly platform. The Catana 65 is equipped with straight propeller shafts fitted through skegs. No sail-drives on this cat! Stray logs, containers or marine mammals will never be a hazard. Go long, go far!


  • Length: 65ft
  • Beam: 30' 0"
  • Draft: 9' 6"
  • Year: 2009
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Speed: 12.17
  • Status: Active

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  • Designer: Christophe Barreau & Frdric Neuman
  • Keel: Other


  • Length Overall: 67.75 ft
  • Length Waterline: 64.5 ft ft
  • Max Draft: 9' 6"
  • Bridge Clearance Measure: 93' 5"
  • Beam Measure: 30' 0"


  • Total Power: 300
  • Engine Brand: Volvo Penta
  • Engine Model: D3-150
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1898
  • Engine Power: 150 hp

  • Total Power: 300
  • Engine Brand: Volvo Penta
  • Engine Model: D3-150
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1871
  • Engine Power: 150 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (400 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 1 (400 Gallons)


  • Number of cabins: 5
  • Number of heads: 4


  • Brand: Catana
  • Model: Catana 65
  • Year: 2009
  • Owner version layout: 4 cabin + 1 crew cabin
  • Refit and layout reconfiguration: 2017 at Catana factory, Canet-en-Roussillon, France
  • Designer: Christophe Barreau/ Frederic Neumann
  • LOA: 67.9′
  • LWL: 64.6′
  • Beam: 30′
  • Draft: 3.9′ min/9.6′ max
  • Air draft: 93.5′
  • Displacement: 26 tons, 52,000 lbs
  • Hull construction is foam core sandwich vacuum bagged with vinylester resin
  • Bulkheads and chainplates are carbon reinforced
  • Waterline, below water and daggerboard trunks Twaron include exterior aramid fiber layers for puncture resistance
  • Fuel: 400 gal
  • Water: 211 gal
  • Holdings: 122 gal (4 black water and 4 grey water tanks)

Interior Layout and Amenities

  • Owner version layout with master cabin starboard aft with en-suite and large walk-in closet (2017), 2 guest cabins with en-suite in port hull, large crew/guest cabin starboard forward (2017) and 1 crew cabin in port forepeak (2019). Sleeps 9.
  • 4 bathrooms with 3 walk-in showers and a forward starboard cabin with a wet-head shower
  • Navigation station located on port forward side of salon
  • Teak and holly STRATIFILL flooring throughout (2017)
  • Pear veneer interior finish with teak fiddles and brushed aluminum trims
  • Corian countertops in galley and bathrooms
  • Air conditioning – 7 zone 50K BTU split air conditioning
  • Blue leather wrap-around couch in salon
  • Folding Salon table with electric
  • BOSE entertainment center with 32″ TV in main salon on swing arm
  • 26″ TV and DVD player/stereo in each cabin
  • Large hanging and other lockers and storage in each cabin
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Seven (7) x CAFRAMO cabin fans


  • 2 x 80lt ICEBERG refrigerators
  • 1 80lt ICEBERG freezer; additional top loading freezer forward
  • 3-Burner gas stove with electric griddle
  • Double stainless sink
  • Corian counter tops
  • 800W microwave
  • Coffee and espresso maker
  • Toaster

Cockpit and Deck


  • Day bed and convertible couches on both sides of cockpit
  • Teak table with seating for 8, folding
  • Navy canvas cockpit cushions
  • Mini fridge
  • Ice maker 25 lbs/day
  • Propane grill


  • Two (2) carbon fiber wheels with LEWMAR mechanical transmission
  • Stainless steel stanchions and stainless lifelines
  • Carbon fiber dinghy davits with hydraulic winch
  • Two (2) HARKEN 60 ST electric winches
  • Two (2) HARKEN 74 ST electric winches
  • Two (2) HARKEN 980 ST electric winches
  • 8 deck cleats
  • Port and starboard pulpit seats
  • DELTA 80 lb primary anchor with100m of 14 mm galvanized chain
  • FORTRESS 55lb secondary anchor with10m of 10mm chain and rode
  • LOFRAN electric windlass 3500W
  • Trampoline net new 2024
  • Bumpers:6x inflatable 35x100cm,6x 20x60cm,2x large round,2x small round
  • 8 x 3-strand dock lines
  • HARKEN deck hatches x 7
  • Boarding ladder on starboard aft
  • Carbon fiber folding gangway
  • Transom shower
  • Covers for wrap-around salon windows with snaps in good condition
  • Two (2) x stand-up paddle boards
  • Two (20 x Shimano fishing poles
  • Tools stored under cockpit seat bench

Sails and Rigging

  • INCIDENCE mainsail in Spectra, 6 full-battens – HARKEN batten car slides. Lazy jacks and reefs (3), (new 2016).
  • INCIDENCE self-tacking jib (staysail) in Spectra – 2016
  • VEGA VOILES genoa in Stormlite 210, new in 2018
  • 1 assymetrical spinnaker INCIDENCE with sock
  • FACNOR furler with Carbon fiber tubes
  • LORIMA carbon fiber mast, white painted 78 tall, 93 foot air draft
  • Carbon fiber crossbeam
  • Carbon fiber longeron/bowsprit and gull striker
  • Textile (NAVTEC) and rod rigging with rolled swaged terminals, all new 2017
  • Running rigging, all new 2017
  • Stack pack with lazy jacks and sail cover built-in
  • HARKEN batten slide cars


  • 12V/24V DC and 220V AC electrical systems with 110V/220V charge capacity
  • Eight(8) 12V batteries in parallel for 24V (520 Ah)
  • Two engine starting batteries (120 Ah)
  • CUMMINS ONAN MDKD 9 KVA generator (2017), 2418 hours
  • (14) 100W solar panels
  • Inverter -Converter VICTRON Combi 3000 W
  • VICTRON BMV 600 + Bus Multi-control panel battery monitoring system
  • Shore power:60 220v 50A smart plug
  • Automatic charger VICTRON Phoenix 220V / 24V 70 A
  • Automatic charger VICTRON Centaur 110V / 24V 100A
  • Alternator on each engine to charge engine battery
  • Service alternator on each engine with external regulator (110AH 24V) for charging of domestic/house batteries.
  • 16 x 220v outlets

Navigation and Electronics

  • Two (2) autopilots
  • FURUNO Nav Pilot at each helm station with remote control for the spare pilot
  • Chart plotter: FURUNO Navnet TZTouch 14 at nav station
  • FURUNO Navnet TZTouch 9 at each helm station
  • GARMIN GPS MAP 7416 at chart table
  • FURUNO depth sounder
  • Wind Speed: FURUNO – 3 x FI50 Wind displays: Chart table and 2 on the cockpit bulkhead; 4 x FI50 Multi displays: 2 on the cockpit bulkhead, 1 in each front cabin; 4 x FI70 Multi displays: 1 at chart table, 1 at each helm station, 1 in starboard aft cabin
  • VHF: ICOM M 505 – 1 x stbd helm, 1x nav station + 2 WEST MARINE portable VHF
  • GARMIN handheld GPS 73
  • IRIDIUM SAT phone
  • ICOM SSB radio
  • FURUNO radar
  • Laptop equipped with Open CPN navigation software for worldwide charts
  • GLOMEX 4G TV antenna
  • Two (2) x Ritchie helm compasses with lights
  • Wheel and helm covers in good condition

Engine and Mechanical

  • Twin VOLVO PENTA D3-150 engines (150 HP) installed new in 2017
  • Port engine hours: 1898
  • Starboard engine hours: 1871
  • Propulsion via direct shafts that exit through skegs. This is a very reliable configuration offshore and requires limited maintenance. Therefore ideal for blue water cruising and cruising long distance to remote locations.
  • VOLVO three blade folding propellers
  • Six (6) new fueltanks, lines and valves installed in 2019. Moved from original mast-foot lockers to cockpit lockers to reduce weight forward.


  • 7 Zone 50K BTU split air conditioning
  • AQUA BASE 240 l/h (60 gal/hour), 220V watermaker
  • 2 x QUICK B3 water heater (2017)
  • MIELE washer and dryer
  • WEBASTO heater
  • Salt water pump at galley and windlass

Dinghy and outboard

  • HIGHFIELD aluminum hull center console dinghy, hull 4.2 meters (2017)
  • 2017HONDA 50 HP engine (2017)

Safety Equipment

  • PLASTIMO 8pax OCEAN life raft – serviced 2021
  • Flares:3 red parachute, 4 red hand, 2 orange smoke – all current
  • 2 x RLB36 EPIRB’s
  • 9 Life vests
  • 1 MOB ring and emergency MOM
  • 1 Ditch bag complete with survival suits and gear
  • 2 x Medical kits
  • 4 x electric bilge pumps
  • 2 x manual bilge pumps
  • Emergency tiller, aluminum
  • Manual fog horn
  • Manual bell
  • Bosun’s chair
  • 4 escape hatches
  • Numerous tools
  • Numerous spares including VOLVO engines, ONAN generator, AQUA BASE watermaker parts, rigging hardware, spare pumps…

2017 Refit

Refit: vessel had an extensive refit in 2017 at the Catana factory in Canet-en-Roussillon including:

  • Aft dtarboard master bathroom converted into walk-in closet
  • Forward starboard cabin converted into large bathroom with walk-in shower and head
  • Forward starboard cabin with dividing door between master stateroom and head
  • Flooring replaced with light teak and holly STRATIFILL
  • Starboard forepeak was refit to convertible crew cabin for 1, including 12v AC unit
  • Standing rigging all replaced
  • Fuel tanks moved from forward lockers under mast foot to under cockpit floor to move weight aft and improve performance
  • Both VOLVO engines replaced
  • New generator fitted

Recent sailing history

Previous owner purchased the vessel from Catana directly in original configuration and sailed the Mediterranean for three summers and stored the boat at the Catana factory winters for maintenance and upgrades. This ownership period culminated in 2017 refit.

Vessel was purchased in France by the current owner in 2019 and participated in the ARC 2019 to St. Lucia. Cruised in the Caribbean before passing through the Panama Canal, Galapagos, Marquesas and on to Hawaii in 2020. She has remained in Hawaii for the last 3 years cruising the archipelago.

Manufacturer Provided Description

With its fine entry hulls, underwater bulb’s tuliped towards the deck and its daggerboards, the Catana 65′ continues to enhance Catana’s reputation of stability, scurity, and performance, well known all over the oceans of the world. The new architecture, from Christophe Barreau and Frdric Neuman, gives to the Catana 65′ elegant lines and prioritizes the comfort of the passengers. The well sheltered huge cockpit allows a free circulation as well as easier and safer maneuvres. The interior design, by Linea Concept, features a modern ambiance with wengue floors, clear oak panelling, alu brushed trim and leather seatings.

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.


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