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J29, 1983 sailboat for sale

  • USA 15140

  • Masthead Inboard
  • Hull # 88
  • Hull color: Grey with red waterline stripe
  • Deck: white with light gray non-skid
  • Overall good condition.
  • Current owner since 2013, shrink-wrapped each winter. I'm the third owner. Raced for 30 years on Lake St. Clair, 10 on Lake Erie.
  • VC 17 Bottom paint
  • 7 adjustable jackstands.

  • Mast & Boom:
  • Kenyon Spars, color: white. Davis Windex.
  • Spinnaker pole:
  • Carbon fiber, Kevlar wrapped ends by Offshore spars, 2019.
  • Boom Vang:
  • Boomkicker, white.
  • Vang: sheet replaced 2022
  • Back Stay
  • 48:1, built by Thomas Hardware, 2023

    Engine:
  • 1983 Yanmar Model; 1 GM 10. Yearly maintenance completed by Burt’s Diesel Service, Toledo, Ohio. 2023 replaced exhaust hoses. 2019 fuel tank removed, cleaned and reinstalled. (Burts Diesel Service)
  • Prop: 2 blade, folding, brass, with zinc anode
  • Manual bilge pump in cockpit.

    Cabin / Berths:
  • Six, with cushions, blue
  • Teak and holly sole, good to fair condition.
  • Cabin wood cleaned and varnished 2020.
  • Batteries: 2 AGM, west marine, 2021
  • Stereo with 2 speakers below, 2 in cockpit.

    Electronics:
  • B & G Vulcan 7R NO XD Chartplotter, with SailSteer and RacePanel, 2019.
  • B & G Triton 2 Digital Speed / Depth / Windpack / Heading, AIS targets, GPS. SailSteer for laylines and tacking angles, 2019.

    Sails:
  • 2022 North Sails, Mainsail 3Di RAW 360 10,850Dpi, Detroit loft.
  • 2020 North Sails, Genoa, NPL Sport Aramid NLXi06v2, Detroit loft.
  • 2016 Friese Sails Light number 1 Genoa, purchased in 2022 from Ira Perry (J29 Seafest)
  • 2014 North Mainsail, North Number 1 Genoa and North light # 1 Genoa, purchased used in 2016 from John Amyot in LaSalle, Canada (J29 Blitz!)
  • Spinnaker, Red, good shape, purchased used in 2016 from John Amyot.
  • 2012 Kent Sails Main and number 1 & 3 Genoa’s.

  • Halyards: Spinnaker, port and starboard, 2021, Mauri-Pro Sailing.
  • Genoa and Spinnaker Sheets: 2022 / 2021, Mauri-Pro Sailing.
  • Harken windward sheeting traveler: 2019

    Winches:
  • 2023 Harken 40’s, Self-tailing primaries in cockpit.
  • 2022 Harken 40’s, Cabin top for Spinnaker sheet / guy.
  • 1983 Lewmar Cabin top for Halyards (original)
  • 1983 Barient 26’s, removed and boxed up.
  • Numerous miscellaneous hardware upgrades purchased from APS, Vela Sailing and Mauri Pro Sailing.

    Miscellaneous
  • Forward hatch: Replaced in 2023, Lewmar, with screen.
  • 2013 / 2014 wet areas of deck at the stays were removed and replaced with Total Boat epoxy. (DIY)

    We have raced local Wednesday night beer can races, club events in Western Lake Erie and I-LYA Bayweek.
  • Boat is fast in 8+ knots and competitive against 30 footers in PHRF class. Fun to sail in moderate to heavy air

    Email Chris at cbconway29@gmail.com
















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