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Supercat 17s closest competitor? #289208
11/17/19 07:00 PM
11/17/19 07:00 PM
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DaleYoung Offline OP
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I can't wait to get my Supercat 17s ready for this upcoming season. Never sailed a cat before. Currently restoring 2. What cat would you say would be most similar to the Supercat 17 speed-wise? How does it compare to a Hobie 16 or 18?
Thanks!

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Dale, I grew up on KY Lake and my father owned a large boat yard there until a couple of years ago. Sadly the cat scene there is little to non-existent now.

A good place to get a comparison of relative performance would be the Small Catamaran Handicap Rating System (SCHRS). https://www.schrs.com/ratings.php

An SC17 rates 1.081 while an H-16 is 1.197 and an H-18 is 1.080 (higher is slower); as such, you should be very close to an 18.


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