MORE SPEED, LESS EFFORT!!
Perry Design Review: J/92 - (Excerpts from Sailing Magazine Review)
“The J Boat people have always looked for a different approach in an effort to stay one step ahead. The thrust of their search appears to be more speed for less effort and, of course, that translates into more efficient designs. The new J/92 follows the concept made successful by the J/105. The 92 will also fit nicely into the new Whitbread 30 rule.
Just as the sailor interested in the Hood 27 is after a particular look to express this style, the sailor attracted to the 92 is also lured by the look. Study the sail plan. Note the general sweep of the sheer with its low point at the transom and the accompanying lines of the brief cabin trunk. There is a Japanese term we use in karate, "zenkoutsu." This describes the stance you take when you are fully extended, back leg locked out straight, front knee bent, at the moment of maximum impact. The line of the 92 has the look of zenkoutsu to it. The sprit is thrust out to extend the line and the look is one of power and quickness. This look is further enhanced by the rake of the stem and the transom and the strong rake of the mast. It's a great look and requires subtle and careful styling to pull together.
The D/L of the 92 is 137. This makes it heavier than a ULDB but certainly well on the light side of medium. Beam is moderate at 10 feet and the transom is not very broad. If we use our beam max/beam-at-transom ratio, we get 1.67 compared with the 1.15 of the SR33 and the 1.13 of the Tripp 26. There is very little flare to the topsides aft. Note also that max beam is farther forward on this design than is currently in vogue.
The draft is 5’9”/6’3” feet and the keel is a fin with bulb to get the VCG down. The midsection shows a deadrise angle of 10 degrees. The perspective drawing I have indicates none of the hollow to the entry that we are seeing on the newest IMS boats. While we see designers today pushing the rudder forward to keep it in the water at all times, the 92 has the rudder as far aft as physically possible without it protruding beyond the transom.
Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this design is the attack on sail handling. The asymmetrical chute flown from a sprit means the 92 can be raced entirely from the cockpit. Jibing the chute simply requires pulling in the new sheet. The tack of the chute stays fixed to the retractable carbon fiber sprit. A snuffer sock can be pulled down over the chute to keep it under control when not flying. Halyard winches flank the companionway with double jammers port and starboard. The traveler is on the cockpit sole.
In the horsepower per pound area, the J/92 has a SA/D of 24.84. This power comes in a fractional rig with an almost-masthead chute. The 92 class restricts boats to a 100 percent jib on Harken roller furling. The sheeting angle for this jib is 11 degrees. The spar uses double spreaders slightly swept aft.
The true purpose of this design is to offer an exciting alternative to sailors confused and angry over unstable rating rules. There is another way, and it is called level racing or even one-design racing. The J/92 fits these formats perfectly. The J Boat people have tremendous experience establishing the class rules for their boats, and do so with the idea that you have to optimize the competitiveness of the entire fleet. Maximum crew weight on a 92 is 880 pounds. You can divide this weight up any way you like. Success in the one-design areas requires minimizing hassles and maximizing the fun factor. If I am lucky, I will get a chance to sail one of these 30-footers in my area.” ~ By Bob Perry
From Sail MagazineJ/92 ~ By Bill Springer
“Ever since Rod Johnstone built Ragtime, which ended up being the J/24 prototype in 1974, J Boats has produced boats that are fun to race as well as comfortable and manageable enough for family cruising. The new 30-foot J/92s fits that design brief perfectly. The J/92 has been very successful on racecourses in Europe and the U.S., and the J/92s is intended to be a more stable, family-friendly cruiser. The cockpit has been optimized for cruising comfort, and the sail plan, keel, rudder, and deck and bow profiles have been redesigned to provide more stability without impacting performance. If your family likes to kick up a rooster tail while flying a masthead asymmetrical spinnaker from a retractable carbon sprit, but also wants to be comfortable below at anchor, check out the J/92s.”
“RED, WHITE & BLUE” is a perfect example of a classic racing design and has been loving cared for, including being in a boat life at the owners private dock when not racing.
There is a current 2016 VALID CERTIFICATE – PHRF of the Chesapeake, Inc., valid until 3/30/2017 available. Call the listing broker for a copy of this certificate.
Also, there is a 2007 Triad trailer with all new towing equipment which the owner will sell SEPARATELY for $5,010. He has also offered TO DELIVER “RED, WHITE & BLUE”, anywhere within 500 miles…FREE!!!
“RED, WHITE & BLUE” has ALWAYS been stored on a dock boat lift and has never had bottom paint on her.
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STANLEY DABNEY, the listing broker
OFFSHORE ATLANTIC YACHTS
Headroom is 5’4
Sleeping Accommodations for 4
Bulkheads and furniture covered in white Formica, white gel coat in moldings, for clean, low maintenance finish
Synthetic teak and holly flooring in main cabin
Interior finishing in white air dry gel coat, for low maintenance & teak laminate on Cabinet doors etc.
Double V-berth w/two cushions in Navy Blue & storage underneath
GRP molded forepeak unit with marine head to port w/storage on starboard side
Holding tank outboard of head
Light & ventilation from 20” square opening hatch at foredeck
Door in main cabin bulkhead for privacy from main cabin
Light and spacious main cabin area W/2 opening ports
Large companionway hatch
Port and starboard settees cushion covered in navy blue fabric, W/white piping
Settee seatbacks are ergonomically molded in backrests
Sink, fresh water foot pump
GRP galley molding with storage compartment
Garmin Chart Plotter On arm
B&G Wind/Speed – 2009
B&G Distance/Speed – 2009
B&G Depthfinder – 2009
B&G Knot Log – 2009
ICOM VHF Radio W/Remote
2-Battery Monitoring Systems
Master Battery Switch
Two main cabin reading lights
One forward cabin reading light
12V DC electrical control panel with 6 circuit breakers
One set of navigation lights on bow and stern
Electric bilge pump
Grounding system for protection against lightening
Hull and deck constructed of balsa-cored GRP sandwich with unidirectional and bi-axial laminates
Bulkheads laminated to both hull and deck
Chain plates bolted to structural main bulkhead
Keel Stepped Tapered Aluminum Mast
Hull is reinforced with molded GRP stringers in keel sump & in bow sections
Bow & stern pulpits
Deck with high traction non-skid molded in white
Hull is Flag Blue
Boot Stripe is Red
Cove Stripe is White
Navigation Lights are Masthead Tri-Color Lights
Horseshoe & Buoy Holder
Double Life Lines
Bow Sprit Pole
Harken Rollerfurling Jib
3-Genekers (Light, Med, Hvy)
North Kevlar Type Mainsail – New
Dacron Spinnaker (Never Used)
Jib Roller Furling Cover
2-Harken 2/Speed, Self Tailing Winches in Cockpit
2-Harken 2/Speed, Self Tailing Winches on Cabintop
All Lines Led Aft To Cockpit For Safety
Lightning Strike Protection
IJPE : 505.00 sq ft
I : 44.67 ft
J : 11.50 ft
P : 38.83 ft
E : 13.92 ft
Working Sail Area: 505.00 sq ft.
Volvo 13 HP Diesel Engine W/approx 303 Hours
Volvo Sailmaster Folding Prop
Fresh Water Cooling System
Wilcox Crittenden Head Manual Head W/Holding Tank
5 Gal. Water In Portable Container
13-Gal. Fuel Tanks
1- Manual Bilge Pump, Mounted in Cockpit
1-Rule Automatic Bilge Pump
“I’ve owned many sailboats over the years, including a J44, J33, J 92S and a “Captain of Magic” Log canoe, an historic 1865 Civil War Boat which has been converted and modified as a sailing boat with it’s own sailing class designation.
I selected the J 92S as a perfect family racing boat, as it has a bow sprit, which comes out of the front of the boat and the spinnaker attaches to that so you don’t have to fuss with a spinnaker pole and all the adjustments of using a spinnaker pole.
‘RED, WHITE & BLUE’ has many racing accomplishments under her keel. In 2009 she won the Annapolis Naval Academy to Oxford Maryland race, 2010 she came in 2nd in the TAYC Annapolis to Trent Island Race, and there have been multiple TAYC local Club racing wins. With the spinnaker flying, ‘RED, WHITE & BLUE’ is a VERY fast and fun boat to sail”
“RED, WHITE & BLUE” has been thoughtfully and expertly designed by the “best in the industry”, combining current, a standard of quality that those familiar with the RACING SCENE, will readily acknowledge. Would-be buyers outnumber sellers, so if you are looking for a phenomenal yacht…. MOVE QUICKLY!” “RED, WHITE & BLUE” is a rare find and is well known the listing broker! CALL HIM TODAY FOR MORE DETAILS.
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