J/88 SPORT SAILBOAT

PICK UP SPEED!

Let yourself be tempted by the unrivaled finesse and stability of this breathtaking boat! The J/88 combines the responsiveness and speed of a small boat with the safety of a big boat.


HOIST THE SAILS AND ENJOY

You’re aboard a fun yacht designed for dual usage: a thoroughly relaxed sporting escapade with family and racing on equal terms. Its lightweight design means you’re soon enjoying slipping along, while the contained sail plan makes it safe and accessible.

COMBINE SPORT AND COMFORT

Washbasin, berth, WC: the J/88 is the first model from the sports range to enable you to immediately get out sailing for a few days, with a hint of comfort and maximum thrills.

GET OUT SAILING THE MOMENT YOU ARRIVE AT PORT

The efficiency of the inboard engine means the boat makes very quick headway. The furling jib and the mainsail on slides are also key elements when you just want to get out sailing without major preparation. For maximum fun!

THE THRILLS WITH CONTROL

Keen to have a fun-filled, thrilling ride with the kids, under complete control? The J/88 is made for it! You’ll effortlessly exceed 15 knots up on the plane. The ballast stability and large rudder on the transom guarantee safety, stability and control.

EXPLOIT ITS TECHNOLOGY

The latest infusion build technologies, carbon mast, retractable carbon bowsprit, carbon rudder. Technology is at the service of the J/88’s performance and its solidity.

COMPETE ON AN EQUAL FOOTING

The J/88 is a one design yacht, so there’s no difference in standard between a 5-year-old model and this year’s model.

It gathers together enthusiasts the world over in round the cans races and coastal courses.

DEMAND RELIABILITY

Even when sailed intensively, the build quality is a guarantee of unrivaled resistance and solidity. Thanks to the contribution of a real ‘racing’ culture, a constant eye for detail, highly selective material choices and strict control of production, the J/88 spells FUN!


ONE DESIGN

Expanding Class

With the J/88 being an easy to access, high-performance one design, racing for the class is in full expansion the world over.

Respecting the Measurement

J Composites devotes considerable time to respecting the class measurement. With over 10,000 sportsboats built in the past 30 years, the J Composites yard has manufacturing tolerance down to a fine art.

Equipment

One design requires specific equipment in terms of deck hardware and sail area, which translates to a competetive racing programme, whilst limiting the expense of the arms race.

Sensation

The lightweight design of the J/88 enables it to take off in the slightest gust!


PERFORMANCE

Stability

The J/88 is a very stable boat both upwind and downwind, which ensures the helm is very easy to master.

Thrills

Heralded as an ultimate sportsboat with her ability to quickly get up on a plane downwind, she is one of the few boats of this size to be able to exceed 20kts in the breeze.

Lightness

Great fun to helm, the J/88 quickly reaches exhilarating speeds in light airs thanks to its lightweight design.

Ease of Access

With the J/88, you’ll soon be able to get out and have fun, whatever the weather. Furthermore, her inboard engine enables an extensive offshore racing programme.


MATERIALS

Composites

The materials for the sandwich and infusion composite construction are selected with precision so as to achieve the best possible combination of lightness/solidity on the market.

Keel

The keel comprises a 316L stainless steel structure and a lead bulb. The whole thing is encapsulated in a fairing formed of full composite.

Rig

The rig is part of a very precise choice to offer the best standard of equipment on the market for the J/88.

Carbon

The carbon parts of the J/88 are made in an autoclave to guarantee unrivaled longevity.


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS


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