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John, I tried to reply to your email, but Yahoo says it cannot be delivered. The answer to your questions are (i) Yes and (ii) 32'4" -Jason...
Oct 30, 2011
What to look for when looking to buy a J 28
Hi folks, I've been lurking a little on here for awhile, with much envy to those of you who have a J 28, love the boats in general and am going to go look at...
Oct 6, 2011
OKAY, IM TALKING ABOUT THE MARINE HEAD...NOT THE SKIPPER'
S, JUST THOUGHT I'D BEAT ANY WISEGUYS TO IT! I HAVE A NEW QUESTION, THE PREVIOUS OWNERS OF MY BOAT...
Sep 10, 2011
Any J 28's for sale? E Coast, Shoal Draft?
Hi gang, I'm in the market for a boat if anyone can steer me. Let's save owner & me broker fee. All considered; preferences per subject. Best, Christopher...
Aug 31, 2011
Does anyone need a Tuffluff that has only been used one season on our J28. Excellent sail shape for racing. I also have several pieces of hardware and a new...
Jul 17, 2011
My Yanmar maintenance manual says to lub the draft cam. I'd love to but I don't know what it is. Any suggestions. Bruce...
Jun 28, 2011
J STEVEN MCCLURE
More questions for the Oracles of all things J28
Hello all First thanks to my recent question re fluctuation in diesel RPMS. The problem was indeed air in the lines do to loose clamps. A few turns of the...
Jun 23, 2011
Issues/Concerns with cored hulls?
m trying to learn more about the J28 as it is a target cruising boat purchase option. An area of potential concern not referenced in this forum is...
Jun 16, 2011
After our most recent brush with hurricane Earl on the South Coast of Massachusetts, which packed more hype than power,it appears my windows were not...
Jun 5, 2011
Guys here is my story on the problem I found with my boat and something everyone should look at. After all, looking is easy. Sunday morning started with the...
Jun 1, 2011
Regarding the rudder bearing(s), please note that eliminating the play in the rudder is a little more complex than replacing the lower bearing. My case in...
May 15, 2011
Does anyone know where to get an owners manual (not service book) for a yanmar 23GM? Any thoughts on commissioning for spring for a new guy? How about...
May 10, 2011
Looking for an A-sail
Hi All: Two questions for the group. 1. How many of you are flying an asymmetrical and how do you have it setup? 2. I am considering adding this to my sail...
Apr 20, 2011
Hi, New owner of hull 62. Starboard chainplate is cracked. Any recomendations for sourcing of replacements? Thanks,...
Apr 14, 2011
water in my rudder?
I was up at my boat yesterday. I noticed what appeared to be water dripping out of the bottom of my rudder. The surveyor was specifically asked to check this...
Mar 21, 2011
IM learning a lot from this group. Does anyone have any advice on tuning the mast? Seems to be a large contradiction. The J28 owners manual says to place the...
Jan 17, 2011
Pulling the mast
Hi All: Have any of you recently pulled the mast and how much did it cost? I am thinking about doing this in order to rewire, replace some of the standing...
Jan 11, 2011
Asymetrical Spinnaker Questions
Hello all. Does anyone have any experience/advice with Asymetrical Spinnakers on the J28? I am considering ordering one, but and wondering about mounting...
Dec 29, 2010
IM getting close to becoming a bona fide member of this group. About to pull the trigger on a boat Another question...Having sailing racing dinghys my whole...
Dec 19, 2010
The moisture in the decks of this boat is significant, but no delamination has occured yet. I need to get the actual meter reading from the surveyor. He...
Nov 23, 2010
Moisture in decks
I am thinking about purchasing a j28. The surveyor has found moisture in the decks around the chain plates and tracks. I am sure, give the age and time they...
Nov 22, 2010
Packing for Rudder post
I am looking for information on the size of the Packing where the two Flanges are bolted together. Mine were quite loose and I adjusted them down, but I think...
Nov 13, 2010
Does anyone know the diameter of the headstay wire? 7/32"? Or perhaps 1/4"? Is the wire dia the same for the remaining standing rig?...
Oct 16, 2010
New Member/cockpit drain
I just baught a 1986 J-28 in Seattle. Her name is Curragh II which was homeported in Southport, Ct. She was shipped west last winter. Does anyone know anything...
Oct 13, 2010
Re rudder bearing on J 28
Hi Fellow J 28 Sailors, The rudder on my J 28 has some fore and aft play, I am looking for some info on how to go about getting the material to do the repair...
Oct 13, 2010
Help needed for arriving at a selling price for my 86 J/28
We are at crossroads in trying to decide whether to keep our J/28 "Verve" or trade-up for a newer boat. I would like to know what you think my boat is worth...
Oct 4, 2010
I need to replace the access hatch for the aux steering, tiller, and I was wondering if anyone has done that recently and has found an access hatch that works...
Oct 3, 2010
Oh oracles of all things J-28. I would like to replace the face plate on my bulkhead mounted bilge pump but I can't find any manufacturers name on it. Does...
Oct 2, 2010
A little help from my friends, please.
Ok guys, I need some help, I've been racing my boat for 5 years and always had a little trouble pointing but this year has been horrible. I'm sailling 10...
Aug 26, 2010
To All, I was reviewing this site and realized that we have 33 members representing 31 J28's. That's pretty good considering the site has been up for less than...
Jul 28, 2010
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