About International J/24 Class Association
For more than 40 years, the J/24 has attracted sailors the world over. With its combination of exciting performance, tight one-design Rules, and an extensive, well-run Class organization, the J/24 continues to be a proving ground for many of today’s Champion sailors. The J/24 has been selected for nearly every major international Championship, including the PanAm Games, World Sailing Games and Nations Cup. It is the world’s most popular keelboat Class.
Boats Produced: Approx. 5,500
Class boat builder(s):
Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? Approx. 3,000
Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:
Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? Yes
Ideal combined weight of range of crew: 881 lbs.
Boat Designed in 1978
Beam: 8.9 Ft.
Weight of rigged boat without sails: 1,790 lbs.
Draft: 4 Ft.
Mast Height: 28 Ft.