Are Cal sailboats any good?

Are Cal sailboats any good?

They have a reputation of being tough, yet very easy to sail and quite comfortable. They track well and are very dry. If you Google a bit, you will see that these boats have circumnavigated and done a bunch of California to Hawaii races over the years.

What is AJ 70 sailboat?

J/70 is a 6.93-metre (22.7 ft) sailboat class designed by Alan Johnstone and first built in 2012. The boat is built for J Boats by three builders, CCF Composites in the United States, J/Composites in Europe and J/Boats Argentina in South America. At least 1451 had been constructed by 2019.

How much does AJ 70 cost?

Note: The J/70 is built by C&C Fiberglass Components, Bristol, R.I. The “as sailed” price was quoted at the time of testing. This was introductory fleet pricing. J/Boats president Jeff Johnstone informs us as of 12/21/12 the price is “$46,000 to $49,000 FOB RI, depending on sails, trailer, and outboard.”

How do I read my boats Hin number?

To check your HIN simply inspect your hull, the HINs are commonly located on the back of the boat. The 14 characters should identify the country, manufacturer, serial number and date of manufacture respectively.

What is the length of a Catalina 28?

The overall length of the original model is 28’ 6″ and was actually reduced by two inches, to 28’4″, for the Mark II model. The waterline length of both models is 23’10″, and the maximum beam increased from an original 10’2″ to 10’4″ for the Mark II model.

When did the Catalina 28 Mark II come out?

In 1995, the hull was widened slightly in the stern in order to maximize accommodations, and the new model became the Catalina 28 Mark II. It remains in Catalina’s 2001 product line.

What kind of fiberglass is the Catalina 28 made of?

That said, the hull of the Catalina 28 is a typical, solid laminate fiberglass composite without any central core. The cabin and decks are mostly cored composites with a balsa wood core.