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Price: $149,000
Brand: J/Boats
Type: Sailboat
Year: 2017
Length: 29 ft.
Location: Youngstown, NY


2017 J/Boats, Model J/88
Hull #93 (UCF88093G617)
14 HP Yanmar Diesel w/Saildrive

RCR demo 2017 J/88 with new Quantum Race Sails and many rigging upgrades above stock setup. Good race record of 2nd in 2017 North Americans, 1st in 2017 Rochester Hospice, 1st in 2018 Charleston Race Week, and 6th in 2018 North Americans. A great PHRF boat in all wind condtions that has succeeded on Lake Ontario with a spinnaker rating of 85.

Launched in July 2017 and stored indoors for the 2017/18 winter. Currently stored indoors at RCR Youngstown until sold. Asking $149,000

Contact RCR Yachts listing broker: Tim Finkle, 860-917-5416,

Factory Options:
Two Opening Ports on aft end of cabin facing the cockpit
Black Powder Coated Stanchions & Rails
Two Tone Deck, Light Grey

Quantum Race Sails, 2018, used for CanAm and North Americans only
Fusion M Class Mainsail with taffeta
Fusion M Class L/M Jib with Roller Battens with taffeta
Fusion M Class Heavy Jib with Roller Battens with taffeta 2017 (used for 2 races in 2017 NA’s)
Class A2 Asymmetrical Spinnaker (Flourescent Yellow w/ sail numbers)
Class A4 Asymmetrical Spinnaker (Silver w/ sail numbers)
2015 Quantum Light/Medium Practice Jib for weeknight racing

Canvas Package:
Matching Charcoal Grey Sunbrella
Mainsail Cover
Lifeline Padded Covers (8)
Lifejacket Storage Bag
Companionway Drop Board Bag
Mesh Lazarette Bag
Cockpit Line Bags
Anchor Bag
Tiller Padded Bag
Rudder Padded Bag
Boom Padded Bag
Spreader and Rigging Bag
Jib Sock
Mast Cover for travel

Steel Cradle painted black with 6 pads
VC 17 Anti-Fouling Bottom Paint over gelcoat, faired hull to keel joint
VHF Radio with GPS and SS Masthead Antenna Installed
Windex on Masthead
Safety Package (Life Ring, Flare Kit, Flash Light, Distress Flag, Whistle, First Aid Kit, Horn, Fire Extinguishers (2), Bucket, Life Jackets)
Class Required Equipment
Docking Package (3 Fenders, 4 Docklines)
Fortress Lightweight Anchor and Rode
Installed Telescoping Stainless Swim Ladder with Backing
Plastic Roller tubes on bow lifelines
Upgraded Mainsheet System
Snap Shackles on Headstay Furler
Upgraded Backstay System
Velocitek ProStart & Mast Bracket Installed
Velocitek SHIFT Compass & Mast Bracket Installed
Spin Block Padeyes with backing plate
Cross Sheeting Kit for Jibsheets with backing plate
Carbon Wear Patches on Deck at Spin Blocks
Split Vang lead aft to cockpit
Spinnaker Takedown System with Carbon Roller and blocks installed. Takedown line measured and tested to right length
Installed Winch Handle Pouches
LOOS Gauge for Rig Tension
Mast Cleat for Spin Halyard
Upgraded Custom Marlow Line Package (Stock lines available too, never used)
Shortened Tiller to ease of crossing the boat

• 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.
• 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 warranty. • 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 adhesive.
• 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 foot braces in cockpit.
• 6.5’ draft low VCG keel with lead ballast featuring molded GRP finish.
• Single point lifting bar located under centerline bilge access board in main salon

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 fuel gauge, alarms and engine hour counter.
• Flexofold geared 2-bladed bronze folding prop.
• Engine single throttle control with neutral safety switch.
• Waterlock muffler with exhaust run aft to transom.
• 15 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 (option for 2nd battery).
• 12V DC On/Off battery switch.
• 12V DC electrical distribution panel w/ 6 circuit breakers.
• LED navigation 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 headstay terminations.
• Foredeck skylight 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. J88 Specifications 4-4-17
• 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.
• 24:1 Double ended backstay adjuster purchase system leading forward to P & S cam cleats.
• Internal bowsprit launching system to exit aft face of the cabin house to cam cleat.
• Harken underdeck headsail furling system with black anodized foil and control line on cabinside 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.
• 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:
• Selden 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.
• 1 x 19 compacted strand wire headstay & side rigging with adjustable open-body turnbuckles, and DSK78 Ultra Wire backstay.
• Complete running rigging package.

• Molded main salon liner with full length settee berths, molded backrests, storage access bin in backrests and below cushions. 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 with centerline access to bilge.
• Igloo Cooler. • Fabricated companionway ladder with teak treads.
• Molded V-berth and hull support liner. (Option for V-berth platform & cushions)
• Head compartment with Raritan PH-II WC, mirror, TP holder, gravity style holding tank and deck pump out fitting.
• Bin storage opposite head.
• Molded cockpit support liner surrounding engine and mechanicals with foam insulated engine area.
• Three engine access hatches • Low maintenance painted gelcoat finish on all interior hull & deck surfaces.
• Black anodized aluminum compression post to transfer mast loads to internal hull structure.

Hull: White
Deck: White
Non-Skid: Light Grey
Boot: Light grey
Spars: Black
Sprit: Black
Cushions: Charcoal Sunbrella with White Piping (Never Aboard)

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

Youngstown, NY


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 son Cole.