1979 J/30 hull # 82 – Presto!

by Veronica Jeans June 25, 2018


1979 J/30 hull # 82 – Presto!

Offering J/boat for sale – 30ft model from original J/30, J/24, and J/22 generation 

Presto! hull # 82 for sale - currently moored in Seabrook Marina, Seabrook, TX in slip Q29
Asking $6,200.00

LOA 29.8’ LWL 25’ Beam 11.8’ Draft 5.3’ Disp 7,000 lbs

* Engine original Yanmar 2QM-15 has only 119.9 hours * and was recently serviced.
Hull and deck in fair condition in need of gel coat, has new bottom paint.

Watertight except for occasional minimal rainwater leaks

Four portals refit one year ago
All running gear and rigging intact - sails ok
Some instrumentation working - some not
Cabin woodwork shelving needs restoration, bulkhead great condition
This boat has been carefully moored, but seldom used

Full documentation including engine service manual

Presto! shipshape enough to be day sailor in Galveston Bay, or a restoration platform


Currently listed for sale on J/30 users forum

contact Stuart Smith - stu_smith@att.net

PLEASE CONTACT owner for information. Seabrook Marina does not forward any information!

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