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  1. 1D35 in Newport area did just that a few years back. If I remember correctly they dry sailed the boat out of Sail Newport and won a lot of races as bigger and bigger chunks of gelcoat fell off the sides
  2. Join Date: Feb 2001 Location: ft lauderdale, fl Posts: 1,289 The concept was to build the boats using epoxy and balsa/divinycell coring and a gelcoat finish. Problem is that gelcoat (polyester) does not "stick" to epoxy. They could have built the boats in a mold with epoxy for strength but then would need to sand and prime for a paint (awlgrip/imron/etc) finish which would have been expensive. The layup schedule started with polyester gelcoat in the mold after which they sprayed a "Tie Coat" which was supposed to bond th
  3. https://www.amazon.com/Gorilla-Tape-Black-Duct-1-88/dp/B01MPYB5MI/ref=asc_df_B01MPYB5MI/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312175185807&hvpos=1o3&hvnetw=g&hvrand=6779446283221826595&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=t&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9001923&hvtargid=pla-569467308694&psc=1
  4. This one https://sailinganarchy.com/advert/farr-40-mast/
  5. I’d bet you are wrong. This is a Lindsay built Epoxy boat. Not a moisture sponge like most J boats built in this era
  6. My understanding is the keel was dropped by trucking company when offloading. To my knowledge the boat has never been on the rocks.
  7. Agreed. Ed should take this project on and document it on Anarchy getting and giving props to his advertisers. Money would be much better spent on this hull then all the money and time that was spent on that 6kt Santa Cruz SHitbox.
  8. After you do all the work meantioned above just buy and install the Farr 40 mast for sale in the gear section. Install a shiny carbon sprit. Buy a bunch of Doyle sails and go tear it up with a well proven Farr hull shape while proudly saying F off to the J boat establishment.
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