1984: At the forefront of the industry
The Catana shipyard is founded in Cogolin in the Var region of France. The first cruising catamarans built here are well ahead of their time.
1997: Catana opens a shipyard in Canet-en-Roussillon, France and launches its famous 471
A real revolution in the sailing world, the new Catana range is built in a new state-of-the-art shipyard. Twaron aramid fibre is now used instead of fibreglass.
2003: Poncin Yachts buy Catana
Olivier Poncin, President of Poncin Yachts, buys Catana and develops the shipyard.
Zone technique du port
66140 Canet en Roussillon – France