We hope you find the following online resources relating to Menger
Cats and catboats in general helpful. The links to external Web
sites are provided as a courtesy. They should not be construed as
an endorsement by MengerCat.com or the Menger family of the external
Web site, the content, opinons, information or products presented
on the site, or of any of the employees of the sponsors of the site.
Association — Membership is open to all owners of catboats.
Currently there are about 1,750 members world wide. The CBA holds
its annual meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, sponsors races and
rendezvous, publishes books and a newsletter, and maintains a website
with losts of catboat resources.
Catboat Association — The CCBA has over 100 members and
serves to provide a central point of contact for all Catboaters
in the Chesapeake Bay. The CCBA website is also an excellent resource
for catboat enthusiasts.
Cat Owner Resource and Discussion — A specialized discussion
forum for Menger Cat owners and prospective owners provided by the
Forum — The Catboat Association sponsors a general catboat
forum on their website. It includes several discussion groups on
specific topics including boatbuiliding and maintenance, catboats
for sale, and cruising and sailing.
Forum — By-The-Sea.com sponsors a catboat forum dedicated
for "catboat builders, owers, and lovers."
Forum — TrailerSailor.com also sponsors a catboat forum
"for discussing anything pertaining to Catboat-rigged sailboats."
LISTSERV — The Catboat Association runs a LISTSERV for
catboat enthusiasts. Posts to the LISTSERV are sent via email to
all of the members of the list. It is a great resource for getting
quick answers to your questions from owners with many years of experience.
This link provides information on how to join the LISTSERV.
Get the Vote — Originally published in March 2005 in Sail
Magazine, this PDF compares several catboats including the Menger
Cat 15 and Menger Cat 19.
Menger 15 and 19 — This design review by Bob Perry off
Sailing Magazine was first published in May 1992.
Cats for Sale — The Catboat Association newsletter contains
a listing of catboats for sale by owner. The lisitng is reprinted
on the CBA website.
Catboats for Sale — The Chesapeake Catboat Association
also provides listings of member's catboats that are for sale.
Boatworks — Jerry Thompson, former general manager of
Menger Boatworks, brokers used Menger Cats and is building the Thom
Cat 15 and 19 using the original Menger Cat fiberglass molds.
— This on-line resource offers classified ads for power boats
and sailboats. After clicking this link, enter "Menger"
into the manufacturer field and click the search button.
— This website lists almost 100,000 used boats for sale. Boats
listed are for sale by brokers and dealers (no for sale by owner
allowed). Clicking this link will search YachtWorld.com for Menger
— Provides listings of used boats from brokers and dealers
worldwide. Clicking this link will narrow the search on Boats.com
to only Menger Cats.