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Boat ratings

Is there a place where I can find the ratings of most sailboats? I'm speaking of the ratings describing their offshore abilities. I saw it mentioned on this site recently?
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This site has some good info:

http://www.boatus.com/jackhornor/

I hope someone posts the URL you are speaking of. I want to see it too.

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Here's what the link

http://http://image-ination.com/sailcalc.html
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Here's the link

http://http://image-ination.com/sailcalc.html
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Carls Calculator, (image-ination.com) has a lot of data but nothing that that would provide any useful information on the Offshore Ratings for various yachts. There was a site that listed the various CE ratings for various yachts but even that tells you very little about the offshore ability of various ychts.

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You could at least look at the RLC rating on any of the PHRF websites.

At least that gives you a rating based on courses that include beating, reaching and running legs.

The OWC ratings assume 2/3 of the course is reach or run. BUOY is just windward leeward.

How close to reality is an entirely different discussion.
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You said offshore "abilities," sorry.
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