Line Application

Ever wonder what is the correct line to use for the main halyard when cruising your Irwin-43? How about the Jib halyard when racing your Irwin-52? The link below contains excellent information.

Line By Application

Gene at Annapolis Boatshow

I will be at the Annapolis Boat show in the afternoons of Oct 8th and on Oct 9. In case any Irwin owner wants to meet and chat I will be around the Hood booth with Mike Haber.
The Hood/Pompanette/Bomar booth with have a Tiki Bar set up for Irwin visitors.
We look forward to meeting you. I will have some Irwin hats with me.


This post establishes the weather category.  Items here include weather issues, links, and articles.

The September 2010 issue of Southwinds includes some great links on Hurricane prep.

Irwin Models

This post establishes the Irwin Models category.  Items here apply to a specific boat, such as Defiance; or a specific type of Irwin such as Irwin-52

Welcome Racers

This post establishes the Racing Category.  Please let me know about racing Irwins, race results, events, etc

Welcome Cruisers

This post establishes the Cruising category.  Items of interest to cruisers and especially Irwin cruisers.  Much more to come

Welcome Aboard

Everybody is welcome! This site is dedicated to all things Irwin.  My name is Gene Gammon aka the Irwin guy.  Items will be seen here prior to being included in the web site.  I am especially interested in your input and comments.  However, I can not guarantee that I will reply to each and every one of your comments. If you require an answer from me, refer to the Contact Gene page.