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2014 J Boats J/88

Redondo Beach, California


Sailing Comfort with Speed to Burn This mid-sized 29' (8.8m) family speedster is fast, fun and stable with the security and comfort of a sit-in cockpit, inboard diesel, overnighting interior and onboard head.

J/88 is all about the joy of sailing - the exhilarating feel of a boat that responds instantly to slight changes in trim and course. The joy of sailing a well-balanced boat upwind in a breeze and then hoisting the masthead A-sail and flying over the waves downwind, with only a few fingers lightly holding the tiller. 


Basic Boat Info

Make: J Boats
Model: J/88
Year: 2014
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: UCF88018L314
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Bulb Keel


Length: 29'2 ft
Length Overall: 29'2 ft
Waterline Length: 26'10 ft
Beam: 9'6 ft
Max Draft: 6'6 ft
Displacement: 4,990 lb
Dry Weight: 4990 lb
Ballast: 1900 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 2YM15
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 14hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 BladeBronze, Folding
  • Engine Location: Center
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Year: 2014


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Material: GRP


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Racers, Daysailers


Jim Murrell
Power or Sail, Buy or Sell
Murrell Yachts


Murrell Yachts
4514 Spencer St
Torrance, CA, US, 90503

Layout and accomodations

The J/88 is a 29’ mid-size family speedster with stability, style and sailing comfort. J/88 hits the sweet-spot in J Boat’s performance range – large enough to provide the creature comforts of a sit-in cockpit, inboard diesel, overnighting interior and head; and small enough to be single-point lifted, owner trailered and stored.  Design highlights include a high-aspect, non-overlapping sail plan (no genoas) with a carbon fiber, double-spreader mast - deck stepped for easy rigging, tuning and keeping the main cabin dry.

 The Inside Story J/88 features a simple but functional overnighting interior layout with two full length settee berths, and a private head and sail storage forward of the main bulkhead. There's comfortable seating for four in the main cabin with a mini-galley and navigation area, and a large cooler near the companionway.

Sail Inventory

North Sail inventory


  • Mainsail MNI-5 11/2020
  • Mainsail MNI-1 3/2014


  • Medium/Heady jib 3DI 6/2021
  • Jibtop reacher Sport Poly 12/2019
  • Light/Med Jib 3DI 11/2020
  • J1 Light PHRF jib 3DI 4/2014
  • J3 Heavy PHRF jib 3DI 4/2104
  • J4 Heavy PHRF jib 3DI 1/2016


  • A2 Airx 10/2022
  • A2 1/2016
  • A4 heavy Airx 700 4/2014
  • A2 PHRF Superkote 4/2014
  • A1 light superkote light 4/2014
  • A2 Airx 650 3/2014

Code 0:

  • Blade Code 0 on furler 2016
  • A0 asymetric 4/2014
Custom LP Blue paint

Custom LP paint job, including prime, fairing, and boot strip. 

Flag Blue with white stripes

  • B&G Zeus 3 9 inch MDF 1/2021
  • B&G Triton HV J5000 20/20 mast bracket displays (3)
  • B&G Triton T-41 display
  • B&G RC42 N Rate compass
  • B&G wind/depth/speed package
  • B&G VHF mounted radio at Nav station
  • Tiller Auto Pilot
Racing gear
  • Hall Spars Carbon Mast 
  • Carbon Retractable bow sprit
  • Adjustable backstay
  • Harken Carbo Racing foil
  • Offshore set up on bow to peel kits includes 2nd halyard, custom bow sprint to accomodate two tack lines, Additional Jammers on cabin side and top
  • Bob Stay on bow sprit for code 0

Murrell Yachts 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.

Additional Contact Information
To set up showings or with questions contact Jim Murrell at Murrell Yachts. Call or text 310-717-0775, or email