REDUCED PRICE!! J/30's have been successful raer cruisers since they first hit the Racing and Cruising world. "Irrational Exuberance" still has a lot of possible years for someone looking to enjoy the ideal 30' racer cruiser. The seller wants to move this boat. Make an offer.
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David M. Cox, CPYB
Certified Professional Yacht Broker
Please contact David Cox at 410 280 2038
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Flag of Registry: United States
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 30 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 2 in
LWL: 25 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 3 in
Displacement: 7000 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 47 ft 6 in
Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Shore power inlet
By Jack Hornor
Revised by BoatUS editors in October 2012
In the late seventies opportunity knocked at boat builder's doors. It was calling for an offshore one-design boat that would offer high performance at an affordable price. Most major manufacturers of the day heeded the call. C&C Yachts introduced the Mega 30, Tartan Marine offered the Tartan Ten, Pearson Yachts produced the Pearson Flyer and out west Pacific Boats answered with the Olson 30. They all gave the door a tug but, it was the new kid on the block, J-Boat, riding high on it's tremendously successful J/24, that opened the door to this market with the introduction of the J/30. Over the next ten years Tillotson-Pearson, the J/30 builder, turned out more than 575 boats.
The first J/30 was launched in 1979 and remains a popular one-design offshore boat. For many owners, their J/30 also doubles as a family cruiser and day sailor.
The entire hull and deck of the J/30 are constructed using a balsa wood core. Boats were built in two halves and glassed together on the centerline allowing for an inward flange at the shear as a landing for the deck to sit on and be bolted through. This is a strong, simple construction method and, despite the J/30's light displacement, few boats show any serious signs of weakening as they age……
"Irrational Exuberance" has the typical J/30 configuration for the 1980 generation yacht. Bow pulpit running lights in the bow; single bow cleat; pad eye for the fore guy; spinnaker pole;life lines; forward hatch; hatch over the head; mid-hatch over main cabin;jib tracks (s & p); handrails on cabin top; genoa tracks and outside trim track; Halyards and sheets led aft to cockpit.The traveler is just forward of the cockpit; storage lockers for lines and fenders etc. under cockpit seats; rudder and tiller are hung off the transom with a stern pulpit surrounding the aft cockpit area with a swim ladder off the transom.
Below, the galley spans across from starboard to port with the sliding conter top/Nav Table over the ice box on starboard; the sink and stove top (alcohol) on port just forward of the port quarter berth. There is shelf storage on both port and starboard for food, utensils, and misc. gear. Under the sink is a small pantry cabinet. Along the front of the counter is a fold down table/shelf. The port side of the salon has a comfortable sofa for seating around the fold down dining table with shelving and storage behind it. On starbard is a matching sofa. the main path forward is along the starboard side sofa which lead to the head and forward cabin.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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