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Price: $124,900
Brand: J/Boats
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1997
Length: 40 ft.
Name: Storm Warning
Location: Buffalo, NY


Storm Warning is a very well-kept J/120 that shows pride of ownership. She has a long, successful racing history.  Originally sold new by RCR in 1997 and then sold to the current owners in 2015.  Always sailed on freshwater Lake Erie.

July 2020 Survey now available!  Hull wrap removed.

She has an exquisite vinyl wrap (no waxing the topsides!) showing a thunderstorm & then fading to blue skies.  If it doesn’t suit you, the wrap can be removed to the original white gelcoat with blue double boot stripe beneath.

She has a faired bottom and standing rigging is pulled every fall for winter land storage.  She has a custom-made canvas cover with access door to cockpit.

She features all these recent NEW equipment and upgrades:


Deck and Rigging


Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

LOA: 40'-0"
Beam: 12'-0"
LWL: 35'-0"
Maximum draft: 7'-0"
Displacement: 13,900 lbs
Ballast: 6,000 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Single Yanmar
Engine Model: JHE 2
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 400

Anodes are replaced annually

Seawater pump impeller changed annually

Flexa-fold gerar’d prop & flex coupling in lieu of std

Fresh Water Tanks: (80 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (27 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (12 Gallons)

Total Power: 38 HP


Deluxe Trim Group




Electrical system

Deck Equipment

Hauled for bottom paint every spring. The keel and hull were faired and painted with Micron 33. Blister-free hull.

Inventory for Primary sails is all recent North Sails. 


Mechanical Equipment


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


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.