Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions - Page 16 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Boat Builders Row > Morgan
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree20Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #151  
Old 05-11-2014
SV Juju - Sausalito,Ca
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Sausalito, CA.
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Kusuru is on a distinguished road
Re: Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions

Went sailing this past Friday on our S&J 45 JUJU. A friend and I sailed her out the Golden Gate here in California for a very rollicking sail beyond the Farallon Islands to a point about 20 nm WSW of them. 15-20 kt wind starting out becoming 20-25 as the day progressed. W-NW winds that never abated all they the day and night. Northwesterly swells from 6-9(?) ft accompanied the winds. Bright sunny weather. Cloudless really. Clear starry night sky. First time taking her offshore that far. Full main and 85% high clewed roller furling jib was carried all day and night.
I am totally enamoured of her sailing abilities and have no hesitation of taking her to Hawaii in July. Will shadow the Pac Cup fleet most likely. Mums the word!!
It was very rough out there with lots of spray. Her bow never nose dived and her side deck only occasionally scooped water when she cleaved some of the higher waves. Her auto pilot did most of the work during the 22 hr non stop excursion. We only had to move about trimming her sails to put as less stress as possible on the pilot. I can't say enough about how happy I am with how well she handled a very rough and boisterous sea state. We each fell prey to mal de mer but am not placing the blame on this "hobby-horsing" I've heard about when referring to how these boats sail. I think my friend would have become ill no matter what boat based on our own heartiness AND the conditions of the moment.
I have enjoyed sailing on the Bay always and based on earlier accounts of her talents on this forum felt she would make a fine offshore sailing craft. Well, now I can say that based on my own experience she is all that and more. "The proof is in the pudding" has never been truer for us and JUJU.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #152  
Old 06-02-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Piero3257 is on a distinguished road
Re: Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions

Hi,
Where do you find your serial number on the hull ?
Thanks
Pierre
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #153  
Old 06-02-2014
SV Juju - Sausalito,Ca
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Sausalito, CA.
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Kusuru is on a distinguished road
Re: Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions

Hi, Pierre. On Juju the number is inscribed on the starboard, upper corner of the transom. I imagine you would see the same on your boat.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #154  
Old 06-02-2014
SV Juju - Sausalito,Ca
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Sausalito, CA.
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Kusuru is on a distinguished road
Re: Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions

Well, the voyage to Hawaii is now in full swing. A whole lotta stuff to get and install. If anyone has had to outfit a boat for blue water sailing I'm sure I have your sympathy. LOL. Excited, elated, and scared sh__less all at the same time! Wish us luck on getting it together by July 2nd. Three of us are going- one with previous experience. Leaving from Sam Francisco.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #155  
Old 06-02-2014
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Piero3257 is on a distinguished road
Re: Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions

Thank you. I will check next time. I am afraid I wont find it. Transom had been modified to get a swim transom. S/n could have been removed then. Unless it is inside ?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:53 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.