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: https://jboats.com/j24-tech-specs. 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).