More people to manage makes it, a mini big-boat program. Ideally, your heaviest crew is amidships, but it’s not important for the bow person to be light. This effect increases dramatically the resistance when the boat reaches a speed-length ratio (speed-length ratio is the ratio between the speed in knots and the square root of the waterline length in feet) of about 1.2 (corresponding to a Froude Number of 0.35) . Boats have dedicated trailers, which together with the boat weigh about 4500 pounds. J24 with trailer and a second parts boat no trailer, several sets of sails. The middle person acts as the human pole (sometimes it’s the mast person) and pulls the kite down into the companionway. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Make J Boats. We recommend a fathead main, currently our only mainsail design, and the most popular headsails we sell are the DX7TT genoa and FR2 spinnaker used by the winners at recent world championships. The average age of a J/24 owner is late 30s. The better you get at takedowns, the longer you can keep the chute up. I sit to leeward and hold all of the purchase parts. The tactician stands on the cabin sole in “tank commander” position. Drop the traveler car down until it is one car width above the center of the traveler, have two crew pull on the vang as hard as possible so there’s a bow in the boom, and then adjust the traveler to keep the boat on its feet through the puffs. Don’t ease the main out all the way until the chute is out and clear of the leeward spreader. The class currently has two builders, one in Italy and one in Argentina, and you can reach them through the. She was built since 1977 (and now discontinued) by J/Boats (United States). Some of the changes are minor, but the way we sail J 24 's has evolved steadily over the last two and a half decades. This very sharp rise in resistance, between speed-length ratio of 1.2 to 1.5, is insurmountable for heavy sailboats and so becomes an apparent barrier. With the genoa, you play the sheet a lot more and see the biggest speed differences. In super heavy wind when you have your crew weight aft, have someone else jibe the main. Next, make sure your spreader sweep is at 160 to 170 mm, measured from a straight line between the tips to the mast groove (. The trimmer is the first to move in and last to move out of the hole. Dropping the halyard six feet and holding for a second allows the foot to be pulled in, which makes for a better takedown. Length 24.0 . North also makes some nice covers—a full deck cover for storage in a drysail park or in your yard, and a full mast cover. More info here. Get the crew out for an evening, pick your marks, and do time-on-distance exercises., Annapolis, Maryland Learn to manage your angle of heel, and get comfortable with sailing the boat flat. • Molded sink with one flexible water tank in cabinet below. $4,000 . To be competitive in the J/24, you must tackle all of these important factors.” Fortunately, as described above, if you buy a boat that’s been competing at a good level, most of these will be in good shape already. Trim to within 2” of the spreader, but if it’s windy enough that you are vang sheeting and still heeling over in the puffs, ease the genoa sheet—you might be easing it out a foot in the puffs, then trimming it back in. Ç×ç÷(8HXhxˆ˜¨¸ÈØèø )9IYiy‰™©¹ÉÙéù First thing, make sure your mast is at minimum legal height, and at maximum class J dimension, and the headstay is at maximum length. I’m a port-tack approach guy; I’m watching the clock and trying to figure out where I need to be to get to that place on the line by one minute. *Please note that some inventory items have been changed since the time of listing: Please contact her listing broker for complete/ updated inventory! I like the bow person to grab the foot and help the sail around the shrouds. Everyone works together to roll the boat in light and medium conditions. Strictly enforced one-design rules mean that the best sailor - not the sailor with the biggest budget - wins. "Phoebe" is a professionally maintained J/24: dry decks, recently awl-gripped, updated sheets, new deck LED navigation lights, a Mackpack sail stowage system complete with lazy jacks and rigged for next level J24 sailing! The skipper is busy, first removing the winch handle and putting it into the winch-handle pocket, then turning the boat and bringing up the traveler, plus usually easing the mainsheet two inches and sometimes burping the backstay. In lighter air, the top telltale should be flowing 100 percent of the time and the traveler car should be all the way to windward, over the Delrin traveler end stop. Don’t rush dropping the genoa, or it will foul up the spinnaker. It’s up to me to get the boat there. VAT (indicative only). After that, timing the genoa release on your tacks. Once you find your hole, manage the people around you. We set the lead so both leech and foot touch at the same time, then ease the sheet as follows: Switch to the blade jib when the wind is 16 to 18 knots and above. LOA: 24 ft LWL: 20 ft Beam: 8 ft 9 in Min. Otherwise, we’ll assume you’re OK to continue. The J/24 is the world's most popular keelboat class, with over 5,500 boats built and over 50,000 people actively sailing in more than 150 fleets in 40+ countries. In Germany, a lot of boats are owned by clubs that fund youth teams. ÷åõÿ ÖWş�/&ÿ. Lots of gear shifting with this boat. "Phoebe" is a professionally maintained J/24: dry decks, recently awl-gripped, updated sheets, new deck LED navigation lights, a Mackpack sail stowage system complete with lazy jacks and rigged for next level J24 sailing! . , “Sails, deck layout, keel and rudder shape, and mast tuning all share equal importance. them permanently, access them on any device, and receive relevant alerts. Most used J/24s have trailers; some are single-axle. J/Boats. Strong J/24 countries in Europe include Italy, Germany, Sweden, Greece, Hungary, the UK, Ireland, and France. Category Racer Boats . The trimmer and I talk constantly about wind pressure in the kite, especially in light to medium air. In puffs and lulls, ease up to 8 inches off. I like minimal words but to be alerted to extremes, like “Nuker puff coming.” I also like hearing about the lulls and how long they’ll be—10 seconds or 30 seconds—so I know whether to just pop off the backstay or make a longer-term adjustment. *Please contact her listing broker for more details. Her professionally installed rigging remains and is ready to go: BYO marine electronics! Fore triangle height (from mast foot to fore stay top attachment), Fore triangle base (from mast foot to bottom of forestay), Mainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head), Mainsail foot measurement (from tack to clew). Full structural main bulkhead glassed to hull & deck. They say you can determine your max hull speed by knowing a sail boats length in the water., Portsmouth, Rhode Island Bring the crew weight behind the mast and to leeward to keep the weather rail up, so that the boat wants to go straight; otherwise the bow goes down, you lose the rudder and wipe out to windward. For younger folks, it’s all about sailing with their buddies—a chance to head off on the road and experience the country and the world., Buenos Aires, Argentina My butt is outboard and my shoulders are pressed against the lifelines. Get the kite out of the boat and up. A weapon might cost about twice that. In light air, we like “dogs in the house” (crew members sitting below). Recognized as an international class by World Sailing, the J/24 has been selected for use in nearly every major international championship, including the PanAm Games, World Sailing Games, and Nations Cup. And upwind, if you’re not vang sheeting in heavy air, you’re going to wipe out. Made with ♥ by the founders of Refit Guide Look at the deck hardware, and inspect both the chainplates/bulkhead and rudder gudgeon areas. At 10, everyone is fully hiked. Asking price includes Lehr 4hp, LPG powered, Outboard Motor! It remains strong because with 5500 boats worldwide, it’s relatively inexpensive. Once the wind becomes medium/heavy, the bow warns us about big puffs so we don’t get caught with the bow too low. At major events you still see a very high caliber of competition; we get 50 to 60 boats at major regattas and 80 at a Worlds. The bow uses the forward hatch. A weapon might cost about twice that. The J/24 is a 24’ (7.32m) one design sailboat designed by Rod Johnstone (United States). As a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement. I trim my own main, with a preset traveler and backstay. Trim the main and genoa on the offset leg while the pole is going up. I recommend practicing tacks with an old sail. You always need a plan B but if you have a routine, everyone knows what to expect. The tactician and the trimmer might be below, as well. Also, when we’re sailing upwind with the blade jib, we’ll typically leave it up downwind. We also offer a nice spinnaker launch bag that hangs in the companionway. While some of the world's best sailors have the latest version J/24, a well-prepared 1977 model, built to the same shape and weight with rigid end-grained balsa core construction can still win the class world championship even after 30,000+ miles of trailering." This amounts to a couple inches of mainsheet adjustment in 8- to 12 knots. new features or featured sailboats., Yokohama, Japan The debate is always whether to go with pole or no pole. The J/24 is unlike many other boats, so having some seat-of-the-pants ability is good; for example, there is no other boat on which you trim the main so hard and pinch, with a bubble in the genoa, when you are overpowered in flat water. Trim the sheet until the leech telltale stalls, then ease enough to fly it 100 percent of the time. In heavy air, it’s key for the helm to keep the bow under the logo in the foot of the spinnaker. The trimmer often sits to leeward and sticks their head out once in a while, but the tactician will normally be the first person to look around to help the skipper place the boat where needed. The tactician should be ready as a human pole on the new jibe. For dinghy sailors of all ages, the J/24 is the most satisfying way to bridge the gap between the responsiveness of small-boat sailing and the rewards of big-boat racing. This leads to the concept of "hull speed". The other two cross the middle of the boat, roll tacking the boat if possible. On our boat we’ll get windshots, figure out the favored end, and decide which side we want to sail on the first beat. Match the rotation of the spinnaker to the rate of the turn. Exact location varies with crew weight, but typically the bow is in front of the mast, either to leeward or to weather as needed. In the U.S., there are a dozen strong fleets and lots of smaller fleets; for example, there’s a growing fleet in Indiana. Genoa trim is the one of the top three priorities in tacking the J/24. © 2014 East Coast Yacht Sales. In breeze, you need to manage your angle of heel. Lower Falls Landing, 106 Lafayette Street. Draft: 4 ft Ballast: 950 lb Displacement: 3100 lb Number of Heads: 0, Propulsion- Engine #1, Engine Make: Lehr Engine Model: 4 Stroke Primary Engines: Outboard Engine Year: 2015 Power: 5 hp, Sails • Battened Mainsail • Furling Genoa, Outside Equipment/Extras• Outboard Engine Brackets, HULL and CONSTRUCTION: • Metallic gray Awlgripped topsides with a white boot stripe and black anti-fouling bottom paint • End grained balsa core construction with hand laid-up glass in both hull and deck • Vinylester resin in outer hull skin • Full structural main bulkhead glassed to hull and deck • Heavy duty stainless chain plates bolted to main bulkhead • Anodized aluminum mast bearing beam, glassed to hull and grounded to keel • Low maintenance molded V-berth unit bonded to the hull to form watertight compartment • Aft storage compartments port and starboard with access from below • Self-bailing cockpit • Molded positive traction non-skid surface on deck • Hull and deck joint bonded with Plexus structural adhesive, Since the time of original listing photos, electronics have been removed from the boat. Critical hull speed i As a ship moves in the water, it creates standing waves that oppose its movement.