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29' J Boats J/29
For Sale

  • Year: 1983
  • Price: $13,000
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Fuel: Diesel


"The J/29 represents an excellent value if you're looking for solid performance but can't bear the thought of new boat prices. With a proud pedigree, good company support, an active one-design class, the J/29 is hard to beat." -Sail Magazine

With recent updates, and a wonderfully maintained bottom Renegade is ready for the water. She is all set for one design racing or great for an afternoon sail! 

"Even in heavy air," says one owner, "the helm is comfortable and the boat never feels as if it’s on the edge of a wipeout as do some lighter boats I’ve driven and crewed on." - Sailing world 

Recent Work

The boat went through a small refit in 2013;

  • Removed, cleaned & painted engine.  Re-installed in May 2013
  • New raw water pump assembly and impeller
  • New water thermostat
  • New engine zinc
  • New fuel injector
  • New exhaust mixing elbow & exhaust hose
  • New external oil line
  • Re-bedded and refastened prop shaft strut
  • New cutlass bearing in shaft strut
  • New stuffing box glands 
  • Engine oil & filter change
  • Serviced engine raw water intake thru hull valve and added wooded plug with lanyard
  • New battery cables 
  • Replaced manual bilge pump and hose 


  • Removed marine head and intake and discharge thru hull valves.  Filled holes with fiberglass/foam core/fiberglass the work was performed by professional fiberglass tech.

On Deck

  • Removed mast chain plates, re-bedded and added new fiberglass backing plates, new rigging clevis pins on all four shrouds


  • New head-stay toggle and clevis pins on mast
  • Removed head-sail and spinnaker sheave box, replaced all sheaves with delrin sheaves and new bushing pins
  • New main halyard sheave and sheave pin


  • The hull, keel and rudder were thoroughly faired using j/29 templates


Rigging and sails
  • 3-Kevlar Main sail
  • 4-Dacron Main sail
  • 5-Kevlar Genoa
  • 1 Kevlar Jib
  • 1-Dacron Jib
  • 2- .5 oz Spinnaker
  • 1 – 1.5 oz Spinnaker
  • Sunbrella Main Sail Cover
  • 1-Carbon Fiber
  • 1-Spinnaker Pole
  • 1-Hall Quick Vang
  • 1-Aluminum mast w/spreaders
  • 1-Aluminum boom
Regatta Wins
  • 2012 PenBay Rendezvous 2nd place
  • 2012 Around Islesboro Race 2nd place
  • 2013 Rockland Castine Regatta 2nd place
  • 2013 PenBay Rendezvous 1st place
  • 2013 GMORA Division 3 Central series 1st place
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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East Coast Yacht Sales
194 Water Street, Stonington
Stonington, CT 06378
Telephone: 860-415-8282
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Details of this vessel are offered in good faith by the Company. The Information cannot be guaranteed; therefore it is up to the Buyer, his Agents, or his Surveyor to verify.