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J/27, 1980 sailboat for sale

  • 9,500
  • 1980 (give or take) J/27 (J-Boats, 27-feet long)

    Well used J/27 with electric motor. Thousands spent on sails and repairs in past couple years, though neglected last season. Electric motor. With VERY little effort, this boat could be returned to great racing shape. Bottom • New Epoxy Barrier coat 2021, blisters ground out, dried, filled, faired, barrier coat. • New Baltoplate, 2021. Burnished to 400 grit.

  • Red automotive paint is worn and scratched.
  • Recommend repair or replacement for best appearance.

  • Rotten Balsa Core around chainplates was removed and repaired in 2017.
  • Chainplates rebedded on bulkheads and resealed at deck level in 3m 4200.
  • No soft spots.
  • Deck covered in non-skid deck pads.

  • (gear working unless noted otherwise)
  • 2 Lewmar primary winches
  • Stbd. Primary has a sticking winch pawl.
  • 2 Lewmar Halyard Winches
  • Halyard Line Jammers
  • Main Halyard Jammer holds, but is temperamental in getting it to lock. One of the jammers has a crack.
  • Harken ball bearing jib leads.
  • Harken ball bearing traveler car, leads P/S
  • Harken cascading backstay, leads P/S
  • Harken cascading vang, needs new cam cleat.
  • Mainsheet + blocks – Harken
  • Lifelines – Spectra w lace lines for foredeck.

  • North panel main 2021
  • North 3di genoa 2021
  • North spinnaker 2005
  • Asymmetric spinnaker 20??
  • Spinnaker 199?
  • High clew jib 2009, recut 2020
  • North Dacron #3, 20??
  • Dacron Main, 20??

  • Spinnaker Pole
  • Aluminum w spectra bridles + trip line
  • Shrouds, chain plates, turnbuckles in good condition.

  • Straight w original paint.

  • Galvanized
  • Dual Axle
  • Roadworthy tires

    My personal recommendations to make it top level racing program:
  • Carbon Spinnaker Pole
  • New Spinnaker
  • New Jib Sheets
  • New Spin Sheets
  • Heavy #1 Genoa
  • New bungies for jib leads.

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    Email Stephan at

  • or phone 504 669 one-eight-seven-0
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