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02-23-2010 08:35 PM
j24Lupo Drake, I have the same issue with my boat. I am going to have a look under the paint this weekend. The plywood is solid throughout so I think its only minor water damage.

Please let us know what you find.
10-24-2009 12:45 AM
Drake76 Thanks bbreith.

The surveyor had his moisture seeker all through the area, and did the hammering to the hull. He is of the opinion that there is no rot in the core and it is still solid.

I suppose only time will tell for sure!
10-22-2009 11:06 AM
bbreith Not trying to point out the obvious here, but I would thoroughly inspect the plywood behind that crack in the picture before you slap some glass on there and call it good. If there is significant amount of moisture there it could compromise the stability of your rig. And, this is a very common place for these boats to leak. And, it looks like from the picture a repair has taken place there before. Judging from the location of the damage you are about 16-20 from where the chain plate comes down into the cabin so you are probably fine. But, while you have time it would be worth checking out.
10-22-2009 01:00 AM
Drake76 You guys are great. It is going to be a long winter. At least the Toronto boat show is in January to get me through it.
10-21-2009 08:30 PM
tommays J24 head sails have been on hanks for a really long time no foil

I would consider having slugs put on the main as the bolt-rope is a PITA
10-21-2009 09:44 AM
zz4gta btw, do invest in a good feeder and prefeeder. Will make hoists a lot easier.
10-21-2009 04:01 AM
Drake76 Thanks guys. The close up is inside the cupboard above the sink.

what you are looking at is the bottom of the chain plate for the starboard shroud. The crack is between the hull and the bulkhead that divides the forward cabin from the main cabin.

The surveyor figures the last guy pulled some hard turns and fatigued the spot.

A big thank you for saving me over $1k on the furler.
10-20-2009 04:57 PM
zz4gta you will have a lot of fun with that boat. The damage doesn't look that serious and can be fixed pretty easily. Also I wouldn't go for a furling unit on that boat. Keep a bow person happy w/ their favorite beer, and make them do the hard work at the pointy end.
10-20-2009 03:37 PM
tommays I know a few folks with a furling system and its big money flush unless your REAL sure your keeping this boat as it will not be of value to a lot of J24 buyers

The bulkhead shot is to closeup whats up but it does not look like a big issue


Having owned two hulls 2733 new 1981 and 2930 in 2008 the second time around was a bit of a mistake as we find most of friends (we are 50 something) lack the fitness level needed to move around the boat as its a sit on top of boat that requires a LOT of moving around every time you tack
10-20-2009 11:35 AM
smackdaddy It might be. But it's definitely worth looking at. Again Tommays will be a better resource than I.

However, you might take a look at this thread where we talked about it.

Again - nothing to worry too much about. You might just have it thoroughly checked out - especially if the boat wasn't hauled out for inspection.

(PS - this might also be a problem isolated to the J80s. Again, take what I'm saying with a grain of salt until someone that knows something pipes in.)
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