J Boats J/88 #100

Price: $145,000

Brand: J/Boats

Type: Sailboat

Year: 2017

Length: 29 ft.

Location: Youngstown, NY


Fresh Water Boat, sailed 6 weeks each summer on Lake Of Woods, Ontario.  Kept on a floating dock at a private island home.  Stored on a trailer indoors each winter.  One of the last J88’s built in the US.  Has just about every option imaginable and still like new. 


Factory Options:

White hull

Light gray non-skid

Black boot stripe

Two AGM batteries

Cockpit bulkhead opening ports

Cockpit seat cushions (four, white)

Lifeline Covers (white)

Opening Lifeline Gates

Black Sunbrella with white piping on interior cushions

V Berth package and cushions

Cabin settee cushions with seatbacks


Race Bottom:

Black Petit Vivid Race Bottom over Epoxy Barrier Coat (done by International Marine, Bristol RI)



North 3di black sails

Class Mainsail

A/P jib

Light jib

A2 spinnaker (hot pink)

A3 spinnaker (lime green)

Code 0, Mylar, with custom retractable bobstay


B&G instruments:

Zeus 3 chart plotter (12 inch) in swing arm in companionway

3 - 2020 displays on the mast

3 - Triton displays on a seahood (custom made for the boat by CCF)

1 - Triton display on sidewall of cockpit by the traveler.  This enables the helmsman to change data and displays on any instruments from the helm position.

NMEA 2000 network integrating chart plotter and instruments

B&G VHF with separate remote cockpit handset.

Fusion Bluetooth stereo with speakers in cockpit.

Sirius XM antenna (low profile dome) integrated with network and chart plotter





• J/88 hull & deck infusion molded with biaxial and unidirectional E-glass fabrics and

balsa core in the hull for rugged durability and Corecell foam core in the deck for light

weight. High density core material and additional glass reinforcements are placed in

way of highly loaded hardware and components. All laminates are engineered and built

to required ISO structural standards.

• Molded internal bulkheads and liners finished with gelcoat, bonded and/or tabbed to

the hull and/or deck.

• White gelcoat hull with single boot stripe.

• 10 year transferable warranty against osmotic hull blistering, 5 year structural


• Infused GRP molded structural grid with longitudinal and transverse keel support

beams. One large cockpit seat storage locker.

• Open transom for easy access with lightweight ORC transom safety ladder.

• High strength, inward turning and overlapping hull to deck joint bonded with structural


• White gelcoat deck with molded non-skid on horizontal deck surfaces.

• Molded ISO/ORC height foredeck toe-rails on deck.

• Large self-draining cockpit with molded secure helmsman footbraces in cockpit.

• 6.5’ draft low VCG keel with lead ballast featuring molded GRP finish.

Engine, Steering & Systems:

• 14hp, two cylinder Yanmar 2YM15 diesel engine with 80amp alternator and Saildrive

SD-20 leg.

• Keyless start/stop engine panel and tachometer with alarms and engine hour counter.

• Flexofold geared 2-bladed bronze folding prop.

• Engine throttle control with neutral safety switch.

• Waterlock muffler with exhaust run aft to transom.

• 12 gal fuel tank.

• High aspect transom mounted rudder with custom SS gudgeon hardware.

• Custom molded composite tiller in white gelcoat finish.

• Spinlock EA 1200 adjustable tiller extension with handle.

• Cockpit operated manual bilge pump operable from the helm position plumbed to

transom fitting.






• One AGM Group 27 battery.

• 12V DC On/Off battery switch.

• 12V DC electrical distribution panel w/ 6 circuit breakers.

• LED Navigation & steaming lights.

• UL approved stranded, tinned copper ABYC color-coded wiring.

• Bonding system to meet ABYC regulations.

• Two swiveling reading lights in main cabin.

• Two red/white dome lights.

• Two DC charging plugs.

• Automatic electric bilge pump and panel switch for manual operation.



Deck Hardware:



• Low maintenance stainless grab rails on cabin house (P&S).

• Companionway opening with PVC slider tracks, large gutter drains, molded seahood

and sliding cover.

• Acrylic offshore removable drop board with inside/outside lockable hasp.

• SS custom fabricated chain plates for shrouds and backstay terminations.

• Interior flush ventilation hatch mounted on cabin house forward of mast.

• Two fixed cabin side portlights.

• Two aluminum 2-speed 40:1 self-tailing primary winches in cockpit.

• Two aluminum 2-speed 30:1 self-tailing secondary winches on cabin top.

• Two 10" Lewmar OneTouch lock-in winch handles.

• Cockpit operated Harken adjustable jib car and 4:1 in-hauler systems to P&S.

• 6:1 Mainsheet system leading to ratchet block and cam mounted on centerline swivel

cam base aft of traveler.

• 18:1 mainsheet fine-tune adjuster mounted to swivel base cam forward of traveler.

• Adjustable mainsheet traveler with 4:1 control line and cam cleats P & S.

• Double ended backstay adjuster purchase system leading forward to P & S cam


• Internal bowsprit launching system to exit aft face of the cabin house to cam cleat.

• Harken underdeck headsail furling system with black foils and control line leading aft

on port side to cabin to 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.

• Halyard lead blocks mounted at mast base, halyard organizers and double Antal

Vcam rope clutches one per side.

• SS stanchions, two SS stern rails at transom corners and custom SS bow rail with 9.5"

lower lifeline height.

• SS double lifelines.

• Foredeck and transom mooring cleats.



Spars & Rigging:


• Hall Spars carbon fiber mast with double swept spreaders, long masthead crane and

mainsail luff track. Deck step design and SS tabernacle system. Mast finished in satin

black with contrasting white bands.

• Boom with internal 8:1 outhaul, mainsheet attachment points, outhaul and single reef

sheaves as well as provision for reef cleat and block at inboard end. Finished in satin

black with contrasting white bands.

• Carbon bow sprit with tack ferrule fitting, painted black finish. Bow sprit seal system

mounted between sprit bearings.

• Rod headstay, 1 x 19 compacted strand wire side rigging with adjustable open-body

turnbuckles, and Dyneema backstay.

• Complete Hall Spars running rigging package. Hall Quickvang




• Molded main salon liner with full length settee berths, molded backrests, storage

access below, and molded areas for sink (forward to port) and hinged utility counter

(forward to starboard).

• Choice of fabrics for 3" standard main salon cushions.

• Teak and holly synthetic high-wear cabin sole in main cabin.

• Igloo Cooler.

• Fabricated companionway ladder with teak treads.

• Molded V-berth and hull support liner. (Option for V-berth platform & cushions)

• Raritan PH-II marine head with holding tank and deck pump out fitting.

• Bin storage opposite head.

• Molded cockpit support liner surrounding engine and mechanicals with foam insulated

engine area.

• Low maintenance painted gelcoat finish on all interior hull & deck surfaces.

• Black anodized aluminum compression post to transfer mast loads to internal hull Structure

Triad Trailer: 

2017 trailer (Has never been on the road, was trucked on a flatbed to original home and again to RCR.)

Deep drop keel box version with Lift On/Off Package

4 wheel electric brakes

2500lb capacity front jack with foot rest

8 hull support screw jacks with marine grade carpet

6 tie down loops

2 Ratchet Straps

LED light package

Spare tire and mount



Safety Gear

Black Mainsail Cover

Lightweight Anchor


Call RCR Listing Broker Tim Finkle 860-917-5416 or email timfinkle@rcryachts.com


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Tim Finkle - Sales & Marketing Manager

Youngstown, NY

Email: timfinkle@rcryachts.com

Phone: 860-917-5416

Tim joined RCR Yachts in February 2014.  He grew up in Youngstown, learning to sail in the Youngstown YC Jr. Sailing program.  After leaving the area to attend Connecticut College and then work in New York City for 8 years, he decided to move home and follow his passion for boating.  He actively races his J/70 “Junior” all over the country and locally as a member of the Youngstown Yacht Club.  He is the co-chair of the CanAm Challenge that hosts a one-design regatta each July at YYC.  Tim is working in all areas of the business, but has focused mostly on Sales, Marketing and various company projects. He works out of the Youngstown and Buffalo offices and lives in Lewiston with his wife Aly and kids Cole & Louise.