Monday, October 11, 2010

Return of the J Boats


Meaning the J Class sloops of the 1930's (Universal Rule).
One industry that is booming, despite economic conditions: The building of J boats.
They ran out of existing hulls to restore (Shamrock, Endeavor, Valsheeda) Then they started to recreate ones that had been scrapped long ago. (Ranger, and now, most recently, Yankee)
But, for the super rich, the idea of owning your own unique J boat is so irresistable, that they are now building ones that really never existed, except on paper. The published brief on this one (called Lionheart) is a little confusing to me. But it sounds as though this may have been the design that Olin Stephens submitted for Ranger. At the time it was thought to be too radical; The one that was finally used was from Starling Burgess. So they are, in perenthesis, calling this 'Ranger II'.

26 comments:

Brent said...

I'm not surprised why J boats became popular. Compared to other Long Island used boats, this type can be customized. Every sailor would want that.

Jenny said...

I love the photo above. I wonder if that modified boat still has Outboard motors installed in it.

shelly said...

I am trying to find the designer of my 27' full keel sailboat its all wood and the only identifying mark on it was is the intials ec woods ANY HELP would be appreciated



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I grew up far from big water and my parents never were interested in any boat sport. Therefore, it is not a surprise that I never thought that yachts could be so huge and beautiful. God bless bloggers like you, with your help I can cognize boat world so easily. Moreover, yeah, Lionheart is a damn good! I look forward to read reviews about different boats from all over the world here!

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