You’re aboard a fun yacht designed for dual usage: a thoroughly relaxed sporting escapade with family and racing on equal terms. Its lightweight design means you’re soon enjoying slipping along, while the contained sail plan makes it safe and accessible.
Washbasin, berth, WC: the J 88 is the first model from the sports range to enable you to immediately get out sailing for a few days, with a hint of comfort and maximum thrills.
The efficiency of the inboard engine means the boat makes very quick headway. The furling jib and the mainsail on slides are also key elements when you just want to get out sailing without major preparation. For maximum fun!
Keen to have a fun-filled, thrilling ride with the kids, under complete control? The J 88 is made for it! You’ll effortlessly exceed 15 knots up on the plane. The ballast stability and large rudder on the transom guarantee safety, stability and control.
The latest infusion build technologies, carbon mast, retractable carbon bowsprit, carbon rudder… Technology is at the service of its performance and its solidity.
The J 88 is a one design, so there’s no difference in standard between a 5-year-old model and this year’s model.
It gathers together enthusiasts the world over in round the cans races and coastal courses.
Even when sailed intensively, the build quality is a guarantee of unrivalled resistance and solidity. This same quality translates as high resale value.
Thanks to the contribution of a real ‘racing’ culture, a constant eye for detail, highly selective material choices and strict control of production, the J 88 is bordering on perfection in terms of operation.
The materials for the sandwich and infusion composite construction are selected with precision so as to achieve the best possible combination of lightness/solidity on the market.
The keel comprises a 316L stainless steel structure and a lead bulb. The whole thing is encapsulated in a fairing formed of full composite.
The rig is part of a very precise choice to offer the best standard of equipment on the market for the J88.
The carbon parts are made in an autoclave.