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  Posted by: jimyaker on Oct-09-12 10:52 AM (EST)
 

But the presupposition is that the reviewer has the ability to judge what those things really mean. And it's very relative -- a sea kayaker moving to a shorter boat might find it very easy to turn whereas a whitewater guy moving to the same boat may find that it tracks hard. There is no way to really fix a rating system that is open to the masses...

Best I can tell, the only use of it at all is for eliminating boats with poor ratings. If it has several low ratings, there's a high probability it's a pig.

Mythbusters proved you can indeed polish a turd, but is it something you really want to do?

Jim

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