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  1. J92S Inquiry

    92 is lighter, carries more sail area upwind (with 155%), carries more sail area downwind because the 92S is limited to an 85sm spinnaker; and finally the 92 is rated, on average 6 seconds/mile slower. If you want to win, buy the 92, if you want a newer boat with a larger cockpit buy the 92S. The area of the foretriangle on the 92 is 327.25, their spinnaker is 298.24% of that area. The area of the foretriangle on the 92S is 374.68, their spinnaker (85sm) is only 244.19% of that area. When compared to other performance boats 244% of the foretriangle area is quite small. I think the 85sm is a misprint on J's website; if the 92S was allowed the same 298.24% of foretriangle it would be able to carry a 104sm spinnaker which would justify the 6 seconds penalty for sailing an S. I sail the S, and welcome the challenge of overcoming the odds. Love the boat.
  2. J/88

    Can't speak for Jambalaya, but; the first four boats listed (M24/M20/SB3/J80), are fun, fast sailing boats with no real interior to speak of for storing people or stuff. The 105 has comparable space below decks and is just as elegant (sarcasm), the 92 has a higher SA/Disp ratio and will respond to proper sail trim faster. The 109 has a real interior, sails well but is heavy; again the SA/Disp ratio is less and the 92 will again reward proper sail trim accordingly. IMO, the 92 or 92s is a boat that has space below for people or things, and is responsive and fun to sail, ie ALL AROUND. Only my opinion, different boats for different applications, for my application the 92S fits the bill. s
  3. J/88

    I own a 92S in New Orleans LA. The head was a selling point for us, three years in, we have not let anyone use it yet. :-) Last year we were boat of the year in our Wed nite series, 5 - 5 race series consisting of 50+ boats. This year we are in a great position to repeat as boat of the year. We havn't been able to get the same results in true WL racing .........yet.