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J Boats J/88

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Year of construction 2014
Material GRP (Polyester)
Length 29.53 feet
Width 9.5 feet

VOLVO PENTA D1-13 13HP. Fast and fun to sail the J/88 was built as the ideal family day sailer / racer. With a comprehensive specification and many additional extras 'Jest…

Basic data of the J Boats J/88

  • Seller:Ancasta - Lymington
  • Reference:41052
  • Brand:J Boats
  • Model:J/88
  • Motorization:VOLVO PENTA D1-13 13HP
  • Category:Sailing Yacht
  • Year of construction:2014
  • Material:GRP (Polyester)
  • Length:29.53 feet
  • Width:9.51 feet
  • Draught:6 feet
  • Variable draught:No
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • To view in sales harbour/showroom: No , Lymington Yacht Haven
  • Price:£ 66.500 VAT Paid
  • Account Manager: Ancasta - Lymington



  • Remarks: Brokers Comments
    Jester is ideal for the club-racer, fast cruiser, family sailor or keen campaign class racer. Neat, tidy and ready to go 'Jester' is light weight, easily sailed by two with superb performance especially in light airs and an exceptional planing performance in stronger winds.

    Fast and fun to sail the J/88 was built as the ideal family day sailer / racer. With a comprehensive specification and many additional extras 'Jester' comes with an extensive sail inventory by North including a new A5 Asymmetric and heavy weather Jib, B&G electronics including a new B&G autopilot fitted in 2021, carbon fibre mast and bowsprit, Harken deck gear, Cunningham purchase system, shorepower, heating and much more. This is a great example of the popular one design, fast, lightweight and easy to handle for the solo sailor, family or crew. Viewing highly recommended.

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  • Superstructure: Aft Cockpit
  • Draught: 198 cm
  • Keel/Lee board: Fin Keel
  • Comments: J BOATS J/88
    Built in 2014 to a 2015 model
    Designed by Rod Johnstone and built by J Boats in France

    White GRP Hull, deck and superstructure
    Composite tiller in white gelcoat finish with Spinlock EA 1200 adjustable tiller extension with handle
    Fin keel with bulb
    Open transom
    Transom mounted rudder

    Hull polish, antifoul and anodes (June 2023)

    LOA 29'2" / 8.9 m
    LWL 26'10" / 8.18m
    BEAM 9'6" / 2.9m
    DRAFT 6'6" / 1.98m
    DISPL 4,991 lb / 2264kg

    (All figures are approximate)


  • Berths:

    Forward V berth with canvas zip door, cushions, opening deck hatch and Jabsco manual marine toilet

    Galley forward port saloon with sink and manual freshwater handpump
    Utility counter hinged forward starboard saloon
    Settee berths in saloon to port and starboard with cushions and GRP backrests with access to storage bins
    Saloon table removable
    Saloon internal hull pockets to port and starboard
    Saloon hull windows port and starboard
    Saloon aft facing opening port lights to cockpit port and starboard
    Saloon cabin sole high-wear
    Gelcoat finish painted on all interior hull and deck surfaces
    Aluminium compression post in saloon for mast loads

    Aft berth to port with cushion
    Open storage area to starboard

Engine, electrics

  • Number of identical engines: 1
  • Type: Inboard
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Transmission: Saildrive
    Engine service (August 2023)
    Engine hours approx 190hrs (dial not working)
    Sail drive (saildrive membrane replaced August 2023)
    Injection elbow (replaced August 2023)
    2-bladed folding propeller
    Engine panel with keyless start/stop
    Throttle control

    12vDC domestic and starting with alternator
    220v AC shorepower
    220v AC sockets in saloon (two)
    Batteries (two)
    Battery charger

    Freshwater 70 litres (flexible tank)
    Fuel 30 litres

    (All figures are approximate)

Rig and sails

  • Sailplan type: Sloop
  • Comments: FRACTIONAL RIG
    Carbon fibre mast deck step with double swept spreaders, long masthead crane and mainsail luff track
    Boom with internal 8:1 outhaul, mainsheet attachment points, outhaul and single reef sheaves
    Rod vang with Harken block and tackle adjustment
    Cunningham purchase system
    Carbon bowsprit with internal launching system to exit aft face of cabin house to cam cleat
    Standing rigging wire (original)
    Running rigging ( upgraded racing lines 2021 – mainsheet, fine tune, tackline, jib sheets and asymmetric sheets)
    Cockpit operated Harken adjustable jib car and 4:1 in-hauler systems to port and starboard
    Mainsheet system 6:1 leading to ratchet block and cam mounted on center-line swivel cam base aft of traveller
    Mainsheet fine-tune adjuster 18:1 mounted to swivel base cam forward of traveller
    Mainsheet traveller adjustable with 4:1 control line and cam cleats port and starboard
    Double ended backstay 24:1 adjuster purchase system leading forward to port and starboard cam cleats
    Harken underdeck headsail furling system with black anodized foil and control line on cabin side mounted cam cleat
    Spinnaker tack line side mounted rope clutch mounted to starboard on cabin side
    Spinnaker sheet blocks outboard of primary winches on stanchion bases and aft at stern rail
    Spinnaker sheet storage cam cleat
    Halyard lead blocks mounted at mast base, halyard organisers and double Antal Vcam rope clutches one per side

    North mainsail 3Di 760M battened with Selden sliders
    North cruising mainsail Norlam (2016)
    North Jib 3Di 760M API-1 furling or tuff luff
    North furling Jib Nordac Radian NDR No.3 (2015)
    North Superkote 75 A2
    North A5/3 Asymmetric SuperLike/Kote SK 130 CTDR ( (2021)
    North heavy weather Jib OSR Max 3Di RAW 360 16,800 Dpi (2021)

    Harken 35ST - 2 speed manual (two)
    Harken 40ST - 2 speed manual (two)

Deck Equipment

  • Comments: NAVIGATION
    B&G Zeus 7" chart plotter (cockpit)
    B&G H3000 10/10 H/V multi display (cockpit)
    B&G Triton multi displays at mast (three)
    B&G V50 VHF with DSC and AIS receiver
    B&G wind, speed and depth
    Raymarine ST2000+ tiller pilot system
    B&G Autopilot with Octopus drive plus two Triton controllers (2021)
    GoFree WiFi
    Silva compass

    Anchor, warp & chain

    Webasto diesel-fired hot air cabin heating
    Fusion MS-IP600 (saloon)
    Fusion cockpit speakers (two)
    Mooring cleats
    Stainless steel guardwires and stanchions
    Manual and automatic bilge pumps
    Mainsail cover
    Cockpit cushions
    Fenders and warps
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J Boats J/88

J Boats J/88

£ 66.500 VAT Paid (£ 89.897)