The next step in the process was coating the hull with fairing epoxy for yet one more pass with the CNC 5-axis head, a finish that is equivalent to #36 grit sandpaper. The next step was spraying the hull with the black “finish” epoxy; this will get hand-sanded and buffed to #800 mirror-like smoothness. Then, the hull plug is prepped to make tooling for the boat. Stay tuned!
The excitement is building for the most innovative 40 footer yet from the J/Design team. Nearly a dozen enthusiasts have committed to getting their 121 to sail in many of the world’s famous offshore races- Fastnet, RORC 600, Bermuda, Chicago-Mackinac, Transpac, Halifax, Pineapple Cup and so forth. The concept of “less is more” for crew is resonating with many experienced offshore sailors! Learn more about the innovative J/121 Offshore Speedster here