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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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jww

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  1. Hope everything is well.I think the fourth boat was Rugger but it's been a long time...
  2. That you One Pass?
  3. If the crack is right at the feeder or right at the top of the hoist I'd try cutting that damaged area out.Have done it myself,worked fine.Just file the cut end..
  4. The bow up trim photograph looks like the bow is damaged to me hence the daylight or am I seeing something different from you guys...
  5. My wife and I sailed our new to us J33 quite a bit last year in light air and heavy air.We found it very easy to sail with just the two of us.It has a very solid feel to me versus our old Soverel 33 and much more comfortable. She loves it as do I.Only raced once but smoked the competition in light air.I agree about the feel of neutral helm.Controls pretty well laid out and the only thing tweeked looks to have been the mainsheet controls.
  6. Esox.I can't recall if I mentioned to you during our phone conversations but there are J33 videos including your boat sailing in Cleveland on the internet...JW
  7. Congratulations! You'll really enjoy it...
  8. Good luck with the survey Esox.You"'ll really enjoy the J33! JWW
  9. Thanks for the replies guys...
  10. Will a shorter run with the suggested pieces in place help with engine performance?
  11. Should a exhaust hose be as straight lined as possible from the engine connection to the the exhaust fitting on the transom? New boat for us.The current hose is at least twice the length needed with a loop in it.Possibly to keep water from coming back in?
  12. The designers could not change anything regarding the MORC rule. Any rule measurement changes had to be proposed to the BOG and presented to the membership for a vote usually after much discussion.A few of the craftier designers got very good at manipulating the rule as all good designers do in a measurement based handicap system...
  13. Esox,got a lead for you.Wylie 34 with a trailer.Give me a call Sunday if interested...Jeff
  14. Thank you everyone for your tips and advice. Today my wife and I tackled the tank cleaning task in our new to us J33.Fortunately it went off without a hitch.The access hole was adequately sized and came off easily with the gasket in great shape.We did not use a electric pump to drain it.I chose to use a hand held bilge pump which we pumped into 5gal.tanks.Fortunately the the tank holds only 15gals.Once empty I was relieved to see no sludge build up,especially in the bottom crevice.There was a slight film on all the tank walls.Sailman suggestion to simply use clean diesel to clean with was spot on.The tank looked like new when finished wiping down and drying.I could read the permanent marker dimensions written on the panels.Completion time was 1:45.Worth the effort. Thanks again all...JW