starsinker

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About starsinker

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  • Birthday 03/03/1965

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    Vancouver
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    Laser, Tasar, Star, J24, Melges 24, J92...

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  1. starsinker

    Picture Sharing From Your Boat

    Whale on the bow in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia
  2. starsinker

    Replace Balsa J92

    I hope nobody rolls an ankle, I meant them to keep the crew safer. The wedges are 3x3. Before it was just 1x1 square coamings that were too easy to slip off - especially dangerous going down the lee side to ease the jib. Maybe I will paint the top of each wedge a contrasting colour. Fun project but took way longer than I thought it would.
  3. starsinker

    Replace Balsa J92

    My winter project almost done - replaced soft core, glassed in foot wedges, then kiwi gripped
  4. starsinker

    what's your top boatspeed in a J boat?

    J/92 we hit 16.4 kts last weekend
  5. starsinker

    Replace Balsa J92

    I have a 1 x 2 ft patch to do in the cockpit of my J/92. Planning to do it from above and was wondering the cloth layup to use? Also I was going to try and do this at the dock under my boom tent, rather than hauling, taking out the mast and finding shelter. Am I asking for trouble?
  6. starsinker

    Fair price for a J92?

    There is one listed for $40k here... http://www.sailboatlistings.com/cgi-bin/saildata/db.cgi?uid=default&manufacturer=J%20Boats&view_records=1&sb=date&so=descend
  7. starsinker

    J/88

    I'm interested in finding a used J88 and am in Vancouver Canada.