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J36 - Where's the Other ones!

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Well does anybody own a J36, Whilst admitting to being a current J owner I have also owned 2 J24's

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The 36 is a great boat. I used to race on one back in the day.

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There's one on 5 mile river in Rowayton CT. No idea if it races or who the owner is.

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I own one here in Saint John New Brunswick. There's two more in my club and several more elsewhere in the province plus several more in Nova Scotia. In the midst of of a deck job on mine right now.

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J-36 Polarity (formerly know as Easterly) sails on lake st stupid (st clair, MI).

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I raced against one on Lake Texoma here in Oklahoma.

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VG - the one I raced on in the Chesapeake went somewhere south & a little west. Teal mast, pink boot stripe (I know, i know..I just sailed on it) - named Chareta. Sail number 83144 maybe? I think it is the same one.

 

Had the deck re-done back here probably 15 years ago. Hopefully all the teal & pink spinnakers have blown up by now. :unsure:

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VG - the one I raced on in the Chesapeake went somewhere south & a little west. Teal mast, pink boot stripe (I know, i know..I just sailed on it) - named Chareta. Sail number 83144 maybe? I think it is the same one.

 

Had the deck re-done back here probably 15 years ago. Hopefully all the teal & pink spinnakers have blown up by now. :unsure:

 

That is the boat, I raced it in the distance race this last summer. It took second to my little Santana 20!

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Feather and Sea Star out of Hampton, VA. Both have raced in Screwpile on numerous occasions and kicked ass.

...FC

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I used to race on Arrow. Great boat. Think it's still in CT somewhere.

Sorry? What was that you said? if you want us to read your posts, you need to change the avatar.. :lol:

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Well does anybody own a J36, Whilst admitting to being a current J owner I have also owned 2 J24's
We have three J36's racing in the Vancouver area. Harwar, Showtime and Marhenurh

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Two in Bellingham, Orca, Jamoca and formerly from Bellingham is Impetuous, now in Blaine WA, renamed I think.

Another in Bellingham a few years ago had the cockpit burned out of it, then rebuilt for a crazy custom look. Don't know where that is.

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VG - the one I raced on in the Chesapeake went somewhere south & a little west. Teal mast, pink boot stripe (I know, i know..I just sailed on it) - named Chareta. Sail number 83144 maybe? I think it is the same one.

 

Had the deck re-done back here probably 15 years ago. Hopefully all the teal & pink spinnakers have blown up by now. :unsure:

 

That is the boat, I raced it in the distance race this last summer. It took second to my little Santana 20!

 

 

I've raced on Chareta serveral times on texoma. Great boat and being well run by the owner. Still has the green mast though. I think they recently blew up the last pink kite! With a good crew the boat seems very fast!

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Well does anybody own a J36, Whilst admitting to being a current J owner I have also owned 2 J24's

 

 

I own a J-36 its in Ft. Lauderdale. It came from Pensacola Area, Hurricane Ivan damaged it then call "Awesome", Now call "Awesome Pumpkin"

I also own a IC-24 converted J-24, I did own another J-24 but sold it many years ago

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Charetta is a well sailed boat and I felt honored to beat it! The green mast probably slowed it down.

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Two in Bellingham, Orca, Jamoca and formerly from Bellingham is Impetuous, now in Blaine WA, renamed I think.

Another in Bellingham a few years ago had the cockpit burned out of it, then rebuilt for a crazy custom look. Don't know where that is.

chris

yeah that was Keladi that burned up. Marlene had one for a while too. At one point we could have had up to five J36's on the line but Orca by that point was a cruiser. My first WIRW had ten or eleven 36s there('96). a great boat they are and would love to sail on one again. I was practically rasied on Impetuous!!!

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We had one racing PHRF on the Neuse River in North Carolina for years, named Blue Bayou. She was in rough shape, lots of core damage. She was the epitome of a "war horse". The owner passed away and the boat was sold. Not sure where she is now.

 

Great boat, they certainly got their miles out of her.

 

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There is The Ballyhoo which sails here in Buzzards Bay, she is somewhere on the Chesapeake for the winter. The owner used to own a J-29 Ballyhoo, the boat came out of Nova Scotia 3 years ago I believe.

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Well does anybody own a J36, Whilst admitting to being a current J owner I have also owned 2 J24's

 

 

I own a J-36 its in Ft. Lauderdale. It came from Pensacola Area, Hurricane Ivan damaged it then call "Awesome", Now call "Awesome Pumpkin"

I also own a IC-24 converted J-24, I did own another J-24 but sold it many years ago

 

How is it racing that boat, if you do?

 

Rating hit?

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Sea Star rounding Middle Ground Light (Hampton Roads, VA).

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Well does anybody own a J36, Whilst admitting to being a current J owner I have also owned 2 J24's

 

 

I own a J-36 its in Ft. Lauderdale. It came from Pensacola Area, Hurricane Ivan damaged it then call "Awesome", Now call "Awesome Pumpkin"

I also own a IC-24 converted J-24, I did own another J-24 but sold it many years ago

 

How is it racing that boat, if you do?

 

Rating hit?

I have not down much sailing due to some medical problems. As for rating I will need to find out. Putting a new rig in I shortened the mast by 6', lengthened the boom with the help from Rod Johnstone with measurements. Also cut off about a foot on keel. I like to start doing short crusing or local races when I start to feel better.

John

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Well does anybody own a J36, Whilst admitting to being a current J owner I have also owned 2 J24's

 

 

I own a J-36 its in Ft. Lauderdale. It came from Pensacola Area, Hurricane Ivan damaged it then call "Awesome", Now call "Awesome Pumpkin"

I also own a IC-24 converted J-24, I did own another J-24 but sold it many years ago

 

How is it racing that boat, if you do?

 

Rating hit?

I have not down much sailing due to some medical problems. As for rating I will need to find out. Putting a new rig in I shortened the mast by 6', lengthened the boom with the help from Rod Johnstone with measurements. Also cut off about a foot on keel. I like to start doing short crusing or local races when I start to feel better.

John

 

I sure hope you are talking about the J36 and not the IC24...

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Soul is presently in Charleston, on her way to florida.

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We sail Eclipse (J/36 #14) out of Southport CT. We've beaten our friends on Tomfoolery (from Rowayton/Five Mile River) when provided the opportunity, and have sailed past every J/35 we've raced against. Went up to Maine last summer and found another J/36: Gjoa (sp?) on a mooring at Billings in Stonington (Deer Isle). We hailed & circled them, but the crew must have been at breakfast ashore. On the return trip we went from Harpswell to Southport (some 225 miles) in less than 48 hours, mostly under just a reefed main. We entered the Cape Cod Canal doing better than 10 knots. Fast IS fun! post-2532-126870657934_thumb.jpg post-2532-126870743709_thumb.jpgpost-2532-126870748124_thumb.jpg

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Cianita Grade is in Puerto Rico and is owned by a serious character. I mean that in the best way possible.

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Proper yacht for sure. Put some good miles on WAGS (#7 I think) out of Jubilee YC once upon a time. I really enjoyed the boat, sailed well and was fast and comfy.

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I have owned a J-36 for 2 years now. I bought it in Marblehead and sailed it south to Annapolis and Hampton, VA before going offshore to ST. Croix, USVI. Google Cayennita Grande and check out the results. The worst we did this year is a second place. We won the Rolex, BVI Festival, Sweetharts of the Caribbean and the BVI Spring regatta. 2nd in the St. Croix Hospice and the PR Heineken. It has a full forward interior, stove, cushions, refrigeration and oh, yes, a 600# bulb added to the keel with the proper reinforcemnts in the hull. I use JSI sails made out of dacron for rating purposes and durabilty. Only use a 120% genoa and also a 3/4 oz reacher when the asymmetrical chute wont do.

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Cianita Grade is in Puerto Rico and is owned by a serious character. I mean that in the best way possible.

 

 

Cayennita Grande is the correct spelling. Check out the boat in the various regattas in the Virgin Islands. I can always use extra talent

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I used to race on Arrow. Great boat. Think it's still in CT somewhere.

 

 

Sorry, what did you write? I was distracted a bit by your Avatar.

 

Do you need to wear safety glasses and a hard hat?

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I heard that one came to Cleveland over the winter. Any truth to that ?

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I heard that one came to Cleveland over the winter. Any truth to that ?

YEP its at EYC "Painkiller" in fact I was on her today

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Beat a J/109 to the windward mark today, but they passed us on the reach; there wasn't enough chop to slow them down. We finished second on corrected time by 23 seconds.

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The Ballyhoo is in Marion Ma. However, we just listed her in the Sailing Anarchy classifieds. She's in the water and ready to go for BBR in 3 weeks.

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I have owned a J-36 for 2 years now. I bought it in Marblehead and sailed it south to Annapolis and Hampton, VA before going offshore to ST. Croix, USVI. Google Cayennita Grande and check out the results. The worst we did this year is a second place. We won the Rolex, BVI Festival, Sweetharts of the Caribbean and the BVI Spring regatta. 2nd in the St. Croix Hospice and the PR Heineken. It has a full forward interior, stove, cushions, refrigeration and oh, yes, a 600# bulb added to the keel with the proper reinforcemnts in the hull. I use JSI sails made out of dacron for rating purposes and durabilty. Only use a 120% genoa and also a 3/4 oz reacher when the asymmetrical chute wont do.

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Do you still have the boat? I've been looking for one but most seem to have core issues. Not the end of the world but it's one of those things that you really don't know what you've got until you start digging. What do you think about this boat for non competitive high performance shorthanded sailing? If you know of others I could get in touch with about this it would be appreciated. I love the looks and everything else about these boats. I just don't know if it can be sailed without the crew weight. Thanks.

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We sail Eclipse (J/36 #14) out of Southport CT. We've beaten our friends on Tomfoolery (from Rowayton/Five Mile River) when provided the opportunity, and have sailed past every J/35 we've raced against. Went up to Maine last summer and found another J/36: Gjoa (sp?) on a mooring at Billings in Stonington (Deer Isle). We hailed & circled them, but the crew must have been at breakfast ashore. On the return trip we went from Harpswell to Southport (some 225 miles) in less than 48 hours, mostly under just a reefed main. We entered the Cape Cod Canal doing better than 10 knots. Fast IS fun! post-2532-126870657934_thumb.jpg post-2532-126870743709_thumb.jpgpost-2532-126870748124_thumb.jpg

 

Do you still have the boat? I've been looking for one but most seem to have core issues. Not the end of the world but it's one of those things that you really don't know what you've got until you start digging. What do you think about this boat for non competitive high performance shorthanded sailing? If you know of others I could get in touch with about this it would be appreciated. I love the looks and everything else about these boats. I just don't know if it can be sailed without the crew weight. Thanks.

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I've been on them. What a fantastic, timeless design. I suppose the J109 would be a more practical choice these days, if you can afford one, as it's infinitely easier to sail shorthanded, etc. But holy heck do I think the J36 is one of the best boats ever. I vastly prefer symmetricals over asyms on any but the fastest dinghies. That being said, when you're up at that size, obviously you're talking dip-pole jibes, and there's consequently an awful lot of spaghetti on there.

 

If memory serves, the J36 is only a tad slower than a J35, and you get ever so much more. Remind me, what's their rating?

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 36 is a great boat. I used to race on one back in the day.

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We're still saling Eclipse. Went up to Maine again this summer after cruising to Cuttyhunk, MV, Nantucket and Newport. Did the long hauls with six or more crew to cover watches, but handled Penobscot Bay (Tennants Hbr,, Bucks Hbr, Brooklin, Deer Isle, North Haven & Rockland & Rockport) with just the two of us. The r/f does make handling the jib easier, and you could probably lead the slab reefing lines into the cockpit to make that easier too. We've had some core delamination, which I fixed several years ago. The return from Maine was not downwind this time. Had to beat up Buzzards Bay into a 4' chop after getting through the canal. Getting new sails would help us get back to beating the J/109's at our club more consistently. (1000 miles on the main isn't helping us win races.) It is a pretty boat with a nicely finished interior as well - something the newer ones fall short on, despite their pricetags. There was a J/36 for sale in Buzzards Bay, and another in Nova Scotia earlier this summer.

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The Buzzards Bay one is on Lake Superior.

I find her much better balanced than my old J35

She's named Radio Flyer now

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The Buzzards Bay one is on Lake Superior.

I find her much better balanced than my old J35

She's named Radio Flyer now

 

Congrats! Have fun with your new-to-you boat.

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If anyone is still following this thread, check out: monkeybonesracing.blogspot.com

 

We have an old J/36 warhorse here in the Pacific NW: Monkebyones - that still does well as a PHRF racer.

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I raced on Mark Spitz's boat in the 1981 Transpac to Hawaii. Top speed down a wave was 21 knots. It was a windy year.

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Radio Flyer has about 40 square feet of her port side recored last winter. Interesting process and it looks beautiful.

 

Point of interest - LMPHRF issued us a PHRF certificate @ 87

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Radio Flyer has about 40 square feet of her port side recored last winter. Interesting process and it looks beautiful.

 

Point of interest - LMPHRF issued us a PHRF certificate @ 87

They do it from the outside or inside ? I've re-cored a few projects - always interesting @!

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Just put a deposit on a J/36 in Saint John New Brunswick. Waiting on the survey results and she's coming home to Shediac Bay! Not sure which hull she is. The transom has either had extensive work, or the HIN is somewhere else. Tuning info on these is pretty tough to find. I'm guessing due to the limited production? Anyway can't wait to race her!

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