J/24 is a 24′ 0″ / 7.3 m monohull sailboat designed by Rod Johnstone and built by J Boats, Sydney Yachts/Bashford Int., Ovington Boats Ltd., and Waterline Systems, LLC starting in 1977. Not sailing the boat flat enough is the most common error. First to come out is the tactician, then the bow person, then mast. At the helm, once everyone is hiking, I’ll start pulling on backstay. You have to learn to keep the boat flat by any means possible—crew weight, depowering, pinching, more backstay, more shroud tension. In medium or heavy air, I sit behind the traveler and to leeward unless we are planing; then I’ll sit to windward or stand up in the middle. © 2014 East Coast Yacht Sales. From there, use the tuning matrix in the North Tuning Guide to set correct shroud tension. We also offer a nice spinnaker launch bag that hangs in the companionway. tim.healy@northsails.com, Myrtleville, Ireland Have your boat settled and set to go upwind when you round the mark. • Teak and holly synthetic cabin sole • (2) Adult size settee berths with large storage area below • Large forward V-berth, with two access boards above mast step area and three inspection ports for access into v-berth compartment. The bow keeps us honest about distance to the line, using hand signals. 41.7 m 2 (449 sq ft) J/24 Europameisterschaft race, 2007. The DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet). Practice makes all the difference on the J/24.

In flat water, one body hikes in front of the shrouds from 7-10 knots and everyone else packs up tight behind them. The trimmer is the first to move in and last to move out of the hole. The boat at all-up racing weight is 1330 kgs, or close to 3000 pounds. Everyone likes to sail pretty hard and enjoy a cold beer after. It remains strong because with 5500 boats worldwide, it’s relatively inexpensive.

Lower Falls Landing, 106 Lafayette Street. Back to front, the helm steers, trims the main, and plays the traveler and backstay. Most used J/24s have trailers; some are single-axle. DISCLAIMER: 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. The average age of a J/24 owner is late 30s.

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.

Sailing with five has a bit different feel than classes with fewer in the crew. In light air, we like “dogs in the house” (crew members sitting below). Jibe the main on top of a wave or when the boat unloads, with somebody forward helping the main across by grabbing the vang. A typical resistance graph for a ship looks like Figure 3‑1. It’s made starts even more aggressive. And becasue J/24 sailing is a team sport, the teams that have the most fun invariably win, too - on the water and off. Then make sure mast is centered in the boat and straight. With its combination of exciting performance, tight one-design rules, and extensive, well-run class organization, the J/24 continues to be a proving ground for many of today's champion sailors. The Ballast ratio is an indicator of stability; it is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement by the mass of the ballast. Then you can win races. If you buy a boat that’s been competing at a good level, you can expect that the spreader sweep, keel shape and position, and rudder angle will already be right. 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. The better you get at making sure the boat’s in the right gear all the day, the more successful you’ll be. In puffs and lulls, ease up to 8 inches off. 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. • Waterproof interior lights, 3 function electrical panel.

The boats are set up for a single-point lift through an inspection port on the seahood. Something for Everyone.

At 10, everyone is fully hiked. Ç×ç÷(8HXhxˆ˜¨¸ÈØèø )9IYiy‰™©¹ÉÙéù "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! Embed this page on your own website by copying and pasting this code. Trim the sheet until the leech telltale stalls, then ease enough to fly it 100 percent of the time. The other two cross the middle of the boat, roll tacking the boat if possible. The bow can also lift the skirt of the sail with the foot line to help visibility.Time comes from the middle crew; I like it loud, counting down the last 30 seconds. The middle of the sheave on the lead block should be even with the chainplate. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

In breeze, you need to manage your angle of heel. We always talk about “us.” Are we slower, faster, higher, lower? J24 VMG Chart Optimum VMG for J24 from IMS certificate (converted to apparent wind) Downwind Apparent Wind Boat True Wind Gybing Speed Angle SpeedVMGSpeedAngleAngle 3.8 99 4.07 3.15 6 141 78 4.8 111 4.87 4.02 8 146 68 5.5 142 5.1 4.8 10 161 38 6.6 157 5.6 5.5 12 168 24 8 168 6 6 14 173 14 9.6 170 6.4 6.37 16 174 12 13 170 7.19 7.14 20 173 14 Note: Downwind cliff between VTWs 8 … Certain areas are doing better than others, like any mature class.

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They say you can determine your max hull speed by knowing a sail boats length in the water. There are fewer pros racing, and a lot of the competitors are people who have been in the class for a long time. My butt is outboard and my shoulders are pressed against the lifelines. The humps happen when waves line up and add to increase your resistance. Stored indoors- This J24 will blow you away!

The tactician and the trimmer might be below, as well. Adjust the vang to keep the top batten parallel to the boom. Andrea.Casale@northsails.com, Yokohama, Japan

It remains strong because with 5500 boats worldwide, it’s relatively inexpensive. Strictly enforced one-design rules mean that the best sailor - not the sailor with the biggest budget - wins. Don’t ease the main out all the way until the chute is out and clear of the leeward spreader. In super heavy wind when you have your crew weight aft, have someone else jibe the main. If you’re sailing really light, you may have to change headsails earlier.

The helm must come out of the jibe on an angle with adequate pressure to fill the spinnaker, while the  trimmer crosses the bridgedeck to the new windward side after ducking under the boom. In waves, you can’t go there until it’s blowing above 18. Read more. From there, use the tuning matrix in the North Tuning Guide to set correct shroud tension. If planing (30-plus knots), everyone gets behind the traveler. 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.

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VAT (indicative only). • Molded sink with one flexible water tank in cabinet below. Next, make sure your spreader sweep is at 160 to 170 mm, measured from a straight line between the tips to the mast groove (. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.

Detailed sailboat specifications and datasheets since 2015, Standard public price ex. And in heavy air, it’s all about proper sheeting.