Key Yachting
Key Yachting Ltd,
Hamble Hampshire, SO31 4NB
Tel:44 (0)2380 455669
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2014 J Boats J/88

location icon Hamble, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Year 2014
Length 29'2 ft / 8.90 m

J/88 #14, ex Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat (name to be retained) is probably one of the best examples of a racing J/88 currently on the market. With all the gear for either class one design or IRC racing. This twice National Champion has been maintained to the highest standards, with no expense spared on sails, electronics and ongoing maintenance. Currently owned by the J/70 World Champion, this competitive boat is ready to race with a new owner!

Available for viewing ashore in Hamble 7 day a week.


Year Built 2014
Category Sail
Beam 9'6 ft / 2.90 m
Max Draft 6'6 ft / 1.98 m
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID 14
Keel Bulb Keel
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 12.80 hp
Dry Weight 2,263.43 kg
Ballast 635 kg
Displacement 1,315 kg
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Model: D1-13
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 13hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: Folding
Year: 2014
Rig and deck gear
  • Selden double spreader, carbon fibre mast. Replaced in 2015 due to a manufacturing defect in the original, 2014 mast.
  • Carbon Tuffluff, new 2017
  • Carbon fibre retractable bowsprit
  • Tapered Y - Strop dyneema spinnaker sheets
  • Tapered dyneema jib sheets
  • Dyneema tack line
  • Second dyneema spinnaker halyard (never used)
  • Harken performa winches x 4
  • Inhauler system
  • All Harken deck gear

All by North

  • 2017, only used for major regattas and in excellent condition.
    • 3Di Race class mainsail
    • 3Di Race code 2 jib
    • Class A2 spinnaker (grey), 2017 design. Used for 2017 nationals only.
  • 2014 
    • 3Di class mainsail
    • 3Di code 2 jib
    • 3Di ORC maximum, code 3.5 heavy weather jib
    • A5 spinnaker, blue
  • 3 x B&G T41 digital displays mounted on Scanstrut mast pod
  • 1 x B&G 10/10 HV display for depth
  • B&G RC42 rate compass
  • B&G masthead anemometer
  • B&G Zeus T7 touch plotter
  • B&G V50 VHF
  • B&G wireless VHF remote
  • GoFree WiFi
  • Sonic Hub Iphone dock
  • Fusion speakers
  • Fresh water installation including 70l flexible tank and footpump
  • Stainless steel galley sink
  • Origo 1500 single burner
  • Removable ice box
  • Saloon cushions in grey
  • Toilet cover
  • J/88 logo mainsail cover in grey
  • Pigout lifeline covers in grey
  • Alloy anchor with leaded warp
  • 2 x Harken winch handles
  • Horseshoe bouy
  • Throwing line
  • Coastal flare pack
  • 2 x 1kg fire extinguishers
  • Foghorn and canister

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.   All business is undertaken subject to the current Terms of Business of the British Marine Federation (copies available on request)