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  1. Eight Bells: Frank Butler, Founder of Catalina Yachts

    The sailing community this week lost a giant among the ranks of production boat builders. Frank Willis Butler, president and chief executive officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. In making the announcement, Catalina said, "We extend our most ...

  2. Catalina Yachts Announces Loss of CEO Frank W. Butler

    We received the following from Catalina this morning: "It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020, in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. We extend our most heartfelt condolences and ...

  3. Sail On: Catalina Yachts Announces Passing of CEO and Designer Frank

    The crew at 48° North was saddened to learn that the founder and CEO of Catalina Yachts, Frank Butler, passed away on November 15. In 1969 Frank Butler built the first Catalina sailboat, the Catalina 22, in North Hollywood, California. His hope was to sell 300 hulls if all went well. By 1975, he'd far exceeded that number, as hull number ...

  4. Catalina Yachts founder Frank Butler dies at 92

    Butler, who founded Catalina Yachts in 1969, died Sunday, Nov. 15, at Westlake Village, his company said in statement. Catalina Yachts, now headquartered in Florida but with offices in Woodland ...

  5. Catalina Yachts Announces Loss of CEO Frank W. Butler

    2020 November 18. By SAILING Magazine. It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. We extend our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Frank's family.

  6. ASA Remembers Catalina Yachts Found Frank Butler

    The sailing world has lost an icon. Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away on 15 Nov 2020 at age 92 in Westlake Village, CA. Frank founded Catalina Yachts in North Hollywood, CA, in 1969. Now headquartered in Largo, FL, but with offices still in Woodland Hills, CA, Catalina Yachts has grown to become the largest manufacturer of production ...

  7. Industry mourns loss of Catalina Yachts CEO Frank W. Butler

    Adam Quandt November 19, 2020. Catalina Yachts recently announced that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, Calif., due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. "We extend our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Frank's family.

  8. Frank Butler (founder)

    Los Angeles County, California, U.S. Died. November 15, 2020 (aged 92) Known for. Founding of Catalina Yachts, Coronado Yachts, Wesco Marine, and Wesco Tool. Frank Willis Butler (January 17, 1928 - November 15, 2020) [1] was the founder of Catalina Yachts, one of the biggest boat designers and manufacturers in the world. [2]

  9. Catalina Yachts

    Catalina Yachts is a U.S.-based builder of fiberglass monohull sloop-rigged sailboats ranging in sizes from eight to 54 feet in length. ... head of marine design and CEO by the Butler family. [citation needed] Patric Turner, the company's longtime national sales manager was appointed COO. He is now general manager and chief foreman of the ...

  10. Catalina Yachts Announces Loss of CEO Frank W. Butler

    Woodland Hills, CA - November 15, 2020 - Catalina Yachts today issued the following statement: . It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. We extend ...

  11. In Memoriam: Frank W. Butler

    WOODLAND HILLS—Catalina Yachts announced the death of its CEO, Frank Willis Butler. Butler died on Nov. 15. He was 92. Catalina Yachts issued the following statement and eulogy: "It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in ...

  12. Catalina Yachts announces loss of CEO Frank W. Butler

    Catalina Yachts today issued the following statement: It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness.

  13. Catalina Yachts Announces Loss of Ceo Frank W. Butler

    It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. We extend our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Frank's family. Our thoughts are with them at this most difficult time.

  14. Eight Bells: Catalina Yachts Announces Loss of CEO Frank Butler

    It is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. We extend our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Frank's family. Our thoughts are with them at this most difficult time.

  15. Frank Butler, founder CEO Catalina Yachts, has passed

    Frank Butler, founder of Catalina Yachts, passes away a couple weeks ago at the age of 92. I did a quick CF search and did not find the news but perhaps others posted. He put over 85,000 Catalina boats on the water, including 1972 C22 hull 1234, my very first boat.I talked to him once when I called with some crazy newbie question I don't remember and would probably be embarrassed to admit I asked.

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  17. Douglas retiring from Catalina Yachts

    After 45 years with Catalina Yachts, including four decades as chief yacht designer and executive vice-president, Gerry Douglas says he will be retiring in 2021.

  18. Sail On: Catalina Yachts Announces Passing of CEO and ...

    The crew at 48° North was saddened to learn that the founder and CEO of Catalina Yachts, Frank Butler, passed away on November 15. In 1969 Frank Butler built the first Catalina sailboat, the Catalina 22, in North Hollywood, California. His hope was to sell 300 hulls if all went well. By 1975, he'd far exceeded that number, as hull number ...

  19. Catalina Yachts

    From the past 50 years, and to the next 50, Catalina is devoted to providing owners and dealers with quality and value that has made Catalina America's largest sailboat builder. Frank Butler's vision and philosophy carries forward with Sharon Day, who worked alongside Frank for 48 years, at the helm of a veteran leadership team. Catalina ...

  20. Catalina's Gerry Douglas Announces Retirement

    Dec 22, 2020. After 45 years with Catalina Yachts, including four decades as chief yacht designer and executive vice-president, Gerry Douglas says he will be retiring in 2021. During Douglas's tenure at Catalina the company launched dozens of new designs and built some 60,000 yachts at both its California and Florida manufacturing facilities.

  21. End of an Era at Catalina Yachts

    The Catalina announcement continues: "Douglas says a few of the high points of his career include his first boat designed in 1982, the Catalina 36, of which 2,305 were built. "Most recently, the Catalina 545, now the flagship of the Catalina fleet, was the overall winner of the 2020 Industry Boat of the Year Award for Cruising World magazine.

  22. Catalina Yachts CEO and Key Executive Team

    Catalina Yachts CEO and Key Executive Team. Catalina Yachts does not have CEO or key executive data available at the moment.

  23. Catalina Owners

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    The 95-meter-long Lürssen-built boat was formerly owned by the Jacksonville Jaguar's billionaire owner Shahid Khan. Schmidt renamed her Whisper. The ship, which can fit 12 guests and a crew of 28 ...

  25. Catalina Yachts Careers and Employment

    Find out what works well at Catalina Yachts from the people who know best. Get the inside scoop on jobs, salaries, top office locations, and CEO insights. Compare pay for popular roles and read about the team's work-life balance. Uncover why Catalina Yachts is the best company for you.