J24

The Art of One Design sailing
26 September 2012
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ROYAL FRESHWATER BAY YACHT CLUB
26 September 2012
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J24

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The J/24 is a one design vessel that is suitable for anyone regardless of age or sailing style.

The J24 has a flared topside that make her dry on deck. It also has ‘weekender cabin which makes it possible to get warm on cold days and she can be sailed easily by one person with only the mainsail.

And yet the J/24 is designed to race, being the craft of choice for the ISAF Nation’s Cup, the Rolex Women’s International Keelboat Championship and the St. Francis International Masters Championship.

The International J/24 is built in the U.S., Japan, Australia and Italy and has more than 50,000 people sailing 5,200 boats in 150 fleets in 40 countries.

J/24 Class Specifications

Overall Length 7.32 m.

Length at Waterline 6.10 m.

Beam 2.71 m.

Displacement 1406 kg.

Ballast 431 kg.

Draft 1.22 m.

Racing Weight 1375 kg.

Sail Area 24.25 sq. m.

Racing Crew Five

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