Recent content by madhawaiian

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    Have house to share for 2014 J/24 Worlds Newport

    Greetings! I am looking to rent a house in Middletown, Rhode Island for the 2014 J/24 Worlds. It is a 15 minute drive to Sail Newport from the House. The house has four bedrooms and sleeps 10 people. Cost is half the rental - $200o to your team. There is a refundable $500 cash deposit.You can...
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    Hi Craig, sorry to take so long to answer your post. Barient went out of business in the mid 1990s but an Australian company bought out their tooling and is still making most parts. You can go to their web site at and order parts bearing in mind...
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    Gel Coat cracks topside

    From looking at your photos it appears your boat was once involved in a collision and the old repair is now separating from the original hull. This happens because the repaired area was filled with something that is shrinking at a different rate than the original hull. As long as you have no...
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    looking for pattern or dimensions for map table

    Hi Jeff, the easiest way to match the map table is to find a boat close to your hull number, pull their map table and scribe its outline directly onto a new piece of Marine plywood. Then just cut it out with a jig saw and you'll be good to go. Be sure to use Marine plywood which has more layers...
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    How to read Hull Numbers?

    HI DallasDB, From the sound of it you may have confused your registration number with the Hull number. For almost all J/24s look on the starboard upper corner of your transom for the boats "Hull Number." Some boats may have the hull/serial number on the aft face of your forward bulkhead. Check...