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J/24, 1983, Magnolia, Texas, $9,500, SOLD 6/6/22

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J/24, 1983 sailboat for sale

Competitive and Race Ready, $9500 or nearest offer

ClaireBouyant is a 1983 J/24 built by Tillotson & Pearson, lying Magnolia, TX. Specifications can be found at: She has been used as a race boat with primary equipment as follows:

  • Ronstan Tacktik for heading and Velocitek speed puck both with mast mounts, worth $1000;
  • Carbon fiber spinnaker pole, worth $1200;
  • Two lightweight Harken Lopez blocks for fast sheeting of the genoa, worth $400;
  • Lightweight Harken blocks throughout - worth $600;
  • 3 year-old main and genoa halyards - worth $500 each;
  • New mast cover (to protect halyards from UV deterioration when stored) - worth $400;
  • 3 year-old Main, Spinnaker and Genoa/Jib sheets - worth $600;
  • Solid Ash custom tiller and Ronstan telescoping Battlestick extension;
  • Class minimum anchor, rode and rope plus a spare longer rode and rope;
  • 2021 replacement shroud levers (four) for easy adjustment of mast tension, worth $600;
  • Rudder and keel covers for storage/towing;
  • 4hp Evinrude outboard, last serviced Oct 2021. Portable gas tank in aft lazarette;
  • Rule required bolt cutters, portable flashlight and first aid kit in a bucket with lanyard;
  • Lifelines replaced 2020, worth $250;
  • Two Primary Harken winches for Genoa, two secondary winches for Spinnaker and two winch handles.
  • Harken mainsheet traveller;
  • Five lifejackets stowed in aft Lazarette for compliance with class rules; and
  • Navigation lights. Battery was removed for weight saving.

    The race sail wardrobe includes:

  • North Mainsail, five year old Dacron as per class rules. Average condition.
  • Two North Mylar Genoas as per class rules, One with one and a half seasons of circuit racing and the other with one regatta use. Very good condition worth $1000.
  • One North Dacron jib as per class rules. 3 - 4 years old and rarely used. Very good condition worth $400.
  • One North spinnaker in white as per class rules. About 4 years old. Good condition; and
  • One Quantum spinnaker in green as per class rules. About 10 years old. Serviceable as a second spinnaker for racing as allowed in TX racing.
  • Plus older sails that could be used for club racing or other sailing: 1 North Mainsail; 3 Genoas (2 North, 1 Doyle): 1 North Jib and 1 spinnaker.

    The single axle trailer is outfitted specifically for circuit competition so you can launch on a ramp or with a crane lift:

  • Fore and aft aligned forward wheel, keel guides and 30ft strap for ramp launch;
  • Ladder at mast stanchion plus portable ladder;
  • 6 screw jacks for support of the boat;
  • Toolbox, hydraulic jack, forward wheel for moving boat in trailer park w/o vehicle and 2021 spare wheel;
  • Two yokes for distribution of strap load so the boat is not overstressed when secured and two cargo straps for securing boat on trailer; and
  • One lifting strap and miscellaneous lines for docking, launch and recovery.
  • Auto-braking through mechanical device on hitch;
  • This equipment will cost $3000 to replace.

    The interior has:

  • V berth forward and two quarter berths in the main cabin.
  • Cushions for V and quarter berths have been stored ashore so in great condition.
  • A sink and faucet. The drain tank has been removed (included).
  • Two shelves, one each side of the cabin fore and aft.
  • Ice coolbox is used as the step for entry/exit.

    Valid racing documentation onboard. She has been inspected by racing officials several times over the past 6 years without issue. She is currently below weight with allowables to bring her up to the required race weight (toolbox and water).


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