Monday, February 11, 2013
US Watercraft acquires TPI/Pearson
US Watercraft, the current
builder of the J/22, J/24, J/105 has acquired all the rights,
molds and parts of all the larger and out of production J/Boats.
From the press release: "....The US
Watercraft acquisition of the three brands includes
all of the manufacturing assets, including the
records and parts necessary to construct the Pearson
boat lines and the tooling that can be used to build
and service the larger and out-of-production J/Boats
and related parts."
Bill Stellin's article on "Retiring to the Open Sea"
on their J/42 Jaywalker
Wall Street Journal 12/10/12
Tom Keffer's great article on
rebedding J/42 chainplates
See Tom's detailed and informative article on rebedding his
chainplates on the J/42 Tips page.
Tom Keffer, owner of Velocity, has graciously
established a newsgroup for all J/4x's to share their
experiences with boat maintenance, voyages or whatever you wish.
The beauty is that these discussions will be preserved for
future reference. You can browse the discussions but to
contribute you need to join the group by clicking the "Join This
Group" link on the discussion group page.
email, coyneb AT us.ibm.com , any contributions about modifications or things you
have learned about your J/42 that you would like to share with
Why don't you
Send us a picture of your
J/42 for the Members page, to
coyneb AT us.ibm.com