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Re: Blue Jacket 40 (new racer/cruiser)

Originally Posted by PCP View Post
I know that this is internet but even so how it is possible to even be discussing this, I mean that a Catalina 400 is more stiff than a First 40?
I have yet to hear a convincing argument from you that states otherwise. You need to keep in mind that the Catalina 400 is not your run of the mill deep-v rough water boat.

Clearly your top view shows the Catalina 400 much more full bodied than the First 40 (ignoring for the moment this does not represent waterline area). Such a boat creates more righting moment.

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