315 PHRF rating

May 28, 2021
Catalina 315 Ithaca, NY
Anyone have an idea what a C-315 PHRF rating should be?

Bill Russell
Little Wing - 2013 C-315, #009
Cayuga Lake
Ithaca NY
Jan 18, 2016
Catalina 387 Dana Point
I read it as a PHRF of 315. That'd be a bit of a pig of a boat. :)

Is the 315 the same hull/rig as another Catalina? Like the 309 or the 310?
May 28, 2021
Catalina 315 Ithaca, NY
No - the 315 is one of the “5 series” line that Catalina has been making lately. This model was first launched in 2013.
Jun 29, 2010
Beneteau First 235 Lake Minnetonka, MN
Thanks. They say 165-168, though that's based on a 2-boat sample size.
Yeah, sometimes there isn't a lot to go on. At our club, I am the guy that does the ratings, we use an average as our base. So you could go with 166 or 167 and probably be just fine.
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May 17, 2014
Catalina 310 #307 Bluewater Bay, FL
Deduct for fixed 3-blade prop
Deduct for roller furling Genoa
Deduct for in-mast during main
Deduct for wing keel

the 310 starts in the 180s, but with the above goes to 210
In any case PHRF call is being completely redone. I submitted my form in early January and am still awaiting an answer (originally promised in April)
May 28, 2021
Catalina 315 Ithaca, NY
Thanks for that info. I put a MaxProp feathering pro on it, so I won’t get that deduction, but the others are important.
Mar 6, 2008
Catalina 310 Scott Creek, VA
For PHRF Chesapeake bay, my 310 has a base rating of 171, and a 9 sec/mi credit for roller furler/drum above deck and 12 sec/mi for fixed 3 blade prop resulting in 192. The 310s range from 180 and 195 on the bay (three boats). A 309 WK rates 195. These are similar hulls to your 315, but a local rating could be different in your region. My original PHRF certificate did not reflect wing keel, but when I requested a change I got the same rating and WK added to the certificate. She is not really a race boat with a wing keel, but comfortable for beer can racing, and easily sailed with a small crew.