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  1. kmcfast

    eX 24 Class are repurposed J 24’s

    3 3/4” longer forestay is our new max length. Your results may vary...Some assembly required.
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    X 24 class is a simplified J 24

    3 3/4” longer forestay is our new max length. Your results may vary...Some assembly required.
  3. kmcfast

    eX 24 Class are repurposed J 24’s

    This pic is 3 3/4” longer forestay. a I C 24 has 2 9/16 longer forestay. The gray mast behind is a Olsen 30 with no rake.
  4. kmcfast

    X 24 class is a simplified J 24

    This pic is 3 3/4” longer forestay. a I C 24 has 2 9/16 longer forestay. The gray mast behind is a Olsen 30 with no rake.
  5. kmcfast

    X 24 class is a simplified J 24

    The fixed length forestay rule helped Ruin the class. Blueprinting the boat moving keels, shortening rudders, masts all cause the stupid forestay. If the class with std. sails won’t take off then we will roachout the main and use our masthead express 27 spinnaker.
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    X 24 class is a simplified J 24

    Yes true, but we want to use std. J 24 sails too rebuild the class. The eX 24 is points very high and fast as we configured even in the lite stuff.
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    eX 24 Class are repurposed J 24’s

    Thx for your uninformed opinion, CA J 24 fleets are dead. Good boats can be had for under $4000 with trailers.
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    X 24 class is a simplified J 24

    For you sissys you can punch a flatting reef grommet in or shorten the leech like a J 22. "Magic Pony" bike helmets also work. BTW the CA J 24 fleets are dead and good boats with trailers can be had for less than $4000.
  9. kmcfast

    Are Mount Gay Rum Hats Cool?

    Their Great, they don’t show blood from massive head trauma.
  10. kmcfast

    X 24 class is a simplified J 24

    6 degrees rake is becoming the AP setting. Took 1” out of the forestay. Using a Home Depot plastic adjustable framing or truss square. 9/2018 update. Old pic. Mast rake is now 5 degrees or 3” longer than max will be the AP setting for now. She points very high and is deadly fast 12 knots and under. We ditched the pinching backstay adjuster for a block on backstay and bridle rope on a 6 to 1 harken. Also removed the fwd deck chocks to get more mast bend.
  11. kmcfast

    eX 24 Class are repurposed J 24’s

    A Dave Perry tuning guide you can use for the eX 24 https://www.ussailing.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/IC24.pdf
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    eX 24 Class are repurposed J 24’s

    That is a good option for some fleets to start. But a lighter boat with more rake is faster and more fun. The offshore height stanchions and winches make it uncomfortable to sail. Take the primary’s off and its amazingly comfortable. Check out the I C 24, the eX 24 is a cheaper I C 24.
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    X 24 class is a simplified J 24

    This is a good Dave Perry tuning guide for the eX 24 even though it was written for a IC 24. https://www.ussailing.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/IC24.pdf
  14. kmcfast

    What's your boat beer?

    Coors in the stubbe bottles 5% alcohol, 24 bottles for $12.50
  15. kmcfast

    eX 24 Class are repurposed J 24’s

    That is a good option for some fleets to start. But a lighter boat with more rake is faster and more fun. The offshore height stanchions and winches make it uncomfortable to sail. Take the primary’s off and its amazingly comfortable. Check out the I C 24, the eX 24 is a cheaper I C 24.