J/88 Class Association




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One-Design Class Type: Keelboat

Was this boat built to be sailed by youth or adults? Both

Approximately how many class members do you have? 30

About J/88 Class Association

The J/88 truly hits the sweet-spot in J/Boats’ performance sprit boats. This mid-sized family speedster is fast, fun and stable with the security and comfort of a sit-in cockpit, inboard diesel, overnighting interior and onboard head.


Boats Produced: Approx. 130

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Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? Approx. 60

Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:

Youngstown/Buffalo, NY
Long Island Sound & New England
New Rochelle, NY
San Francisco, CA and surrounding waters
Chicago, IL/Lake Michigan

Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? Yes

Ideal combined weight of range of crew:  1,110 lbs.

Boat Designed in 2013

Beam: 9.6 Ft.

Weight of rigged boat without sails: 4,990 lbs.

Draft: 6.5 Ft.

Mast Height: 38 Ft.