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1981 J Boats 30 For Sale

$32,800
$16,700
Stock #046356 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
J Boats
Category:
Racer/Racer Sailboat
Model:
30
Length (LOA):
29' 8" (9.04m)
Beam:
11' 2"
Draft:
63"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
046356
Location:
Corpus Christi, Texas
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Sailboat Details
Genoa:
Halyard Winches:
Headsail:
Lazy Jacks:
Main:
Main Sheet:
Other Sails:
Reefing Mainsail:
Sheet Winches:
Spinnaker:
Spinnaker Gear:
Storm Jib:
Winches:
Blocks:
Boom:
Furler:
Mast:
Pennant Flag Halyard:
Roller Furling Jib:
Running Rigging:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Spars:
Traveler:
Whisker Pole:
"She Loves to race...she especially loves to win !!"

This particular J30 is owned by a seasoned sailor who is quite adept at doing extremely well is the south Gulf of Mexico racing circuit.

Here is a short list of this boat's recent racing accomplishments:

In 2015 sailing season:

1st in Port Aransas 21 mile race

2nd in Roc...more

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1981 J Boats 30 Racer Sailboat in Corpus Christi, Texas

Stock #046356

This particular J30 is owned by a seasoned sailor who is quite adept at doing extremely well is the south Gulf of Mexico racing circuit.

Here is a short list of this boat's recent racing accomplishments:

In 2015 sailing season:

1st in Port Aransas 21 mile race

2nd in Rockport regatta

4th in Navy Day regatta 20 miles on Saturday.

1st in Navy Military race on Sunday

1st in BYC for 2015 in 150 class.

Night races and regattas.In 2016:

1st in Navy Day regatta 20 miles on Saturday

2nd in Navy Military race on Sunday.

Entered the Harvest Moon Regatta Oct. 13 to 15. The race is 150 miles off shore Galveston to Port Aransa TX.

This boat has completed 4 Harvest Moon races with 1 first, 2 seconds & one 7th position in very bad weather with storm sails up but we finished the race!.

The boat was fine but crew very exhausted

We completed the Harvest Moon Regatta 150 nm from Galveston to Port Aransas. We did the race in 22 hrs. and 39 min. We beat our best time by 1 hr. 40 min.

Thus far in 2017:

April 2017............."I raced the boat on Sat winds 18 to 43 mph and got a second.

On Sun winds 14 to 28 mph and got a first.
The boat sailed very well."

Updates:

Racing performance 2016 many 1st & 2nd place Awards. 2017. Two 1st & one 2nd place 23 & 21 mile races.

2018...October: .raced in the Port Aransas Regatta 2 weeks ago. It was 27 miles up wind and won 1st in working sails division in wind 14 to 26 mph. The boat sailed very fast.

Recent improvements:

I added a new Lewmar main cabin hatch Ocean Series before the race. The price is $400 plus labor. I am installing a new Raritan PHII marine toilet.

new deck paint in 2014, KIWI Grip. The bottom and top red paint job cost $5,000.00. including haul out and back in water.

Also, New name letters and new prop-speed on the folding prop and shaft. ...in 2016

new Yanmar Control Panel to the boat At a cost of $1,000.00...in 2016

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J/30 Specifications
LOA 29.92'
LWL 25.00'
Beam 11.18'
Draft 5.25'
Sail Area (sq ft)
Main 247
Jib 196
Genoa 294
Spinnaker 704
Displacement
Factory 6000 lbs.
Sailing 6500 lbs.
Rig Dimensions
I 34.19'
P 38.00'
E 13.00'
J 11.50'
Ballast 2100 lbs.
Auxiliary 14 hp. Inboard Diesel
Mast height over water 47.6'
SA/Displacement 20.4
Displ/LWL 185.7

Tender included.

Information On Condition

J30 SAILBOAT 1981 , SAIL # 312~br~~br~EQUIPMENT LIST~br~New Yanmar Diesel engine model ~br~# 2YM15C with antifreeze heat exchanger~br~~br~New transmission~br~~br~
new YANMAR control panel with tachometer, hour meter, alarms for low oil pressure, high engine temperature~br~~br~battery and new wiring harness. New motor mounts & exhaust hose with new fuel tank gauge Installed 2007.~br~~br~New Chain Plates, SS bolts, deck repair with West System and Bedding 2014.~br~Removed Jib and Genoa fairlead tracks, drilled out holes, filled with West System painted white 2 part epoxy and re-drilled holes and bedded with 3M5200, 2014.~br~~br~New Harken winches 4 two speed Self-Tailing, installed 2010 ~br~~br~New Harken winches 2 single speed for haylards, installed 2010~br~~br~New Harken Roller Furler with new fore stay S.S. installed 2008.~br~~br~New Harken Windward sheeting traveler system installed 2009.~br~~br~Six New S.S. hand holds installed in the main cabin 2008..~br~~br~New Raymarine ST60 Speed installed 2008, working good.~br~~br~New Raymarine ST40 Depth installed 2008, working good.~br~~br~New Lowrance 5 in. GPS Chart Plotter 2008, working good.~br~~br~New standing S.S. rigging in. uppers and lowers with new spreaders installed 2010~br~~br~New main & genoa halyards installed 2009~br~~br~New spinnaker halyard installed 2013.~br~~br~New forward Lewmar Ocean Series hatch with screen installed 2009.~br~~br~New small hatch Lewmar Ocean Series over head installed 2009.~br~~br~New electrical panel Blue Sea Systems with 13 circuits and digital volt meter. ~br~~br~Installed with new wiring to batteries and lights 2009.~br~~br~New Navigation lights LED port and starboard & stern standard light 2009.~br~~br~Mast head Navigation, anchor light & spreader foredeck light work good.~br~New four cabin lights installed 2009.~br~~br~Secondary electrical battery meters work good.~br~~br~Two new batteries installed 2012.~br~~br~The Four cabin window can open when wanted for good ventilation and seal good when closed.~br~~br~All Safety Stanchions repaired or replaced and new safety lines. 2010.~br~~br~New Safety boarding gate on Port side. 2010. ~br~~br~Now two port and starboard. ~br~~br~New Dodger blue Sombra material with S.S. tubing, can be removed easily, 2012.~br~~br~Cockpit Bimony blue, removable 2009.~br~~br~New dual battery charger, Charge Pro, installed 2012.~br~~br~New Harken Lazy Jacks installed 2009. ~br~ ~br~Boom Kicker installed 2009~br~~br~New J30 Boom complete with outhaul & Jiffy Reefing installed 2010.~br~~br~New Harken Genoa & Jib Adjustable fairlead Cars (2) 2010.~br~~br~New Marine Stereo with CD player with speakers with water proof enclosure installed 2010.~br~~br~New wooden Folding center Cabin table, can be lifted out, 2009.~br~~br~Microwave oven works good. 2009~br~~br~120 VAC 5000BTU air conditioner works good. 2009.~br~~br~New TV, LCD High Def. with wall mount & HD antenna installed 2010.~br~~br~New Magma propane grill with cover and rail mount 2010. Never used.~br~~br~New propane storage bag. 2010.~br~~br~New Non-Pressurized Alcohol single burner Stove 2009. Used Once. I do not like it. Poor heat.~br~~br~Tiller Pilot and tiller fitting work good.~br~~br~New Tiller & tiller cover 2009.~br~~br~Spare Tiller in boat.~br~~br~New EA handle grip adjustable length tiller extension 2010.~br~~br~New FlexoFold Prop. With Positive gear blades 2010.~br~~br~New Cutlass Bearing 2011.~br~~br~Prop shaft seal packing replaced 2011.~br~ ~br~Four person Emergency Life Raft in good condition.~br~~br~Anchor Danforth with 10 ft. chain & 200 ft. line. In good condition.~br~~br~Two new anchor line bags, with spare anchor line.~br~~br~Cockpit halyard line bag and stern bag over engine control panel 2012.~br~~br~Stern Telescoping boarding ladder S.S. installed new 2009. ~br~~br~Three Fire Extinguishers in two new 2013.~br~~br~Safety Flares in good condition. ~br~~br~Stainless Steel nylon covered safety jacklines 26 ft. each side. 2008.~br~~br~New Rudder Class legal Oct. 2013, painted with Interprotect 2000E and Pettit~br~Trinidad SR anti-fouling paint each 2 coats and polish.~br~~br~First Aid Kit.~br~~br~Yellow horse shoe man overboard ring, stanchion bracket and line 2007.~br~~br~Man overboard pole and flag.~br~~br~New man overboard life sling & rail mounting bag 2011.~br~~br~Four vest type life jackets. USCG approved.~br~~br~Four pull over life jackets. USCG approved.~br~~br~New Rule Automatic Bilge Pump with control switch & fuse installed 2012.~br~~br~New Standard Horizon Fixed mounted VHF installed 2012.~br~~br~Existing manual Gusher bilge pump works good.~br~~br~Added special PropSpeed paint ~br~preparation to Flexo-fold folding prop. And prop. Shaft in April 2013. ~br~~br~PROP Works GREAT keeping growth off and folding smoothly.~br~~br~New galley manual Whale foot pump installed 2009.~br~~br~New manual hand pump for sink in head installed 2010.~br~~br~Raritan PHC manual head rebuilt with new parts, works good 2011.~br~~br~Barometer Brass on main bulkhead in cabin 2009~br~~br~Clock Brass on main bulkhead in cabin 2009.~br~~br~All thru hull fittings in good condition.~br~~br~Three large bumpers and 4 smaller bumpers with 7 dock lines in good condition.~br~~br~Two Boat hooks aluminum. One is adjustable.~br~~br~Many spare dock lines. ~br~~br~SAILS LIST~br~~br~UK/H Mainsail Dacron with slugs new 2011 in new condition. ~br~~br~Fast Sail. UK/H Jib 100% Dacron fits roller furler (R/F) 2010 in new condition. Fast Sail~br~North Sails Jib 100% Dacron fits R/F in Good condition. 2005~br~~br~CCSails Jib 90% Dacron fits roller furler 2007 in New condition. ~br~~br~CCSails Jib 80% Dacron fits R/F 2008 in New condition.~br~~br~Banks Sails Genoa 150% Pentex fits R/F 2007 in Good condition.~br~~br~North Sails Genoa 165 % Dacron 2006 in fair condition. Owner has never used the sail. Too much wind in Corpus Christi!~br~~br~North Sails Genoa #2, 140% fits R/F in fair condition.~br~~br~North Sails Genoa #2, 140% fits R/F in fair condition.~br~~br~CCSails Mainsail Dacron with slugs with repairs in fair condition.~br~~br~North Sails Mainsail Dacron with slugs CUT DOWN to first reef points, fair cond.~br~~br~CCSails Mainsail cover in good condition.~br~North Sails Spinnaker 1.5 oz in good condition.~br~~br~North Sails Spinnaker .75 oz in good condition.~br~~br~Spinnaker pole aluminum with new rigging 2010.~br~~br~Spinnaker halyard & spin. Pole (up & down) controls at the mast. 2010~br~~br~Harken mainsail Cunningham controls 2009~br~~br~Harken boom Vang in good condition. 2007~br~~br~Bottom Job and new Pettit Trinidad SR antifauling paint May 2013. ~br~~br~Harken mainsheet blocks and line 6 to 1 purchase in good condition. 2013.~br~~br~Harken spinnaker stanchion Triming blocks with jam cleats and control lines 2009.~br~~br~Genoa sheets two sets (black & white) and spinnaker sheets in good condition..~br~~br~Two yellow diesel fuel jerry cans in plastic 5 gals. Each. 2009~br~~br~Many paper charts of Gulf of Mexico and around Corpus Christi north to Houston & south to Port Mansfield, TX. 2009 & 2010 ~br~~br~Fifty ft. 120VAC shore power cord 30 amps. In good condition.~br~~br~New Male 30 amp. 120 VAC connector with new cover installed in cockpit 2010.~br~~br~Three double 120 VAC plug in main cabin. On Cirt. Breakers All working OK.~br~~br~Spare Yanmar engine parts and tools.~br~~br~Yanmar engine manual.~br~~br~Two winch handles~br~~br~Air Horn, Brass Bell~br~~br~Cabin cushions in Good condition. ~br~~br~Forward double cushions, 2 quarter berth cushions have been stored off the boat in owner's home.~br~~br~Sun Shade unit for over the boom in cockpit that owner uses at dock or anchor in blue.~br~~br~Wooden Oar long shaft for Emergency rudder if needed 2009.~br~~br~Fire & CO gas detector installed in main cabin near the engine. 2011.~br~~br~New main cabin bunk Lee Cloths installed Oct. 2013.~br~~br~New varnish on main cabin and head floor June 2013.~br~~br~Installed NEW Class Legal rudder June 2013.~br~~br~Moved Harken Traveler to standard position at front of cockpit June 2013, new SST bolts and bedding.~br~~br~Added new higher foot stops on port and starboard side of cockpit seats, June 2013. Work GREAT.~br~~br~Removed 2 jib and 2 genoa tracks, drilled out holes, filled with West System, sanded , cleaned track area, painted area under tracks with Pettit 2 part epoxy white paint, re-drilled holes, added new bolts where needed and bedding holes with 3M4200 sealer. May 2014.~br~~br~Sanded & cleaned, cabin top, cabin sides, deck, cockpit, painted some trim areas, cabin sides and inside cockpit with Pettit 2 part epoxy paint 2 coats. June 2014~br~~br~Painted rest of deck with KIWI-GRIP nonskid paint. Three gallons of paint used. Most areas 2 coats. July & Aug. 2014.~br~~br~~br~The owner continually updates and adds quality enhancements.~br~~br~As seen from the pics, the owner has some "punch list" clean up items as a result of applying the KIWI-GRIP product.~br~~br~Nothing some steady TLC can't resolve.~br~~br~This awesome J30 has sailed in two REGATTAS this year, and the owner races her usually twice a month.~br~~br~If the owner were to keep the boat, he would plan on replacing the hose containing the rope packing gland that encases the prop shaft....he says he would do this sometime in 2016 or 2017.~br~~br~Otherwise, this boat is sail-ready!~br~~br~This boat, per the owner, is and remains ready to sail!

in May 2016 the owner had the boat out of the water for a new bottom paint Petites Trinidad SR 2 coats and new top side paint red. Two coats prim...

June 2018: the owner just installed a new counter top and sink rotation to provide for added galley cooking room. The alcohol stove has been rem...

Approximate boat location: Corpus Christi, Texas


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Basic Details
Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
J Boats
Category:
Racer/Racer Sailboat
Model:
30
Length (LOA):
29' 8" (9.04m)
Hours:
74
(as of 2/20/2017)
(meter)
Stock #:
046356
Location:
Corpus Christi, Texas
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 9/23/2014)
(In water)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Yanmar
Model:
2YM15C
Hours:
74
(as of 2/20/2017)
(meter)
Size:
14 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
14 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
7 mph
Maximum Speed:
16 mph
Config.:
Inboard
Holding Tanks:
Ballast:
Fuel Tank Location:
Under Bunk
Engine Location:
Rear Cabin
Fuel Tank:
EOM 14 Gallon
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
29' 8"
Length at Water:
25'
Beam:
11' 2"
Min. Draft:
63"
Weight:
6,500 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
47' 6"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
CD Player:
Compass:
Fuel Gauge:
GPS Antennae:
GPS/ Fishfinder/ Plotter:
Knotmeter:
Navigation Lights:
Sails
Genoa:
Halyard Winches:
Headsail:
Lazy Jacks:
Main:
Main Sheet:
Other Sails:
Reefing Mainsail:
Sheet Winches:
Spinnaker:
Spinnaker Gear:
Storm Jib:
Winches:
Rigging
Blocks:
Boom:
Furler:
Mast:
Pennant Flag Halyard:
Roller Furling Jib:
Running Rigging:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Spars:
Traveler:
Whisker Pole:
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
10
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
1
Water Capacity:
12 gals
Waste Capacity:
10 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Exterior Color:
Burgandy / White
Anchor:
Bottom Paint:
2 Yrs Old
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