The Fastest J/88 One Design Sails in The World

Your J/88 gives you exceptional stability and performance. Whether you’re racing shorthanded, under handicap, or one design, take your boat to the max by outfitting it with 3Di North Sails. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal jib and spinnaker for the conditions. Combine those with your trusted North 3Di mainsail, and feel the performance of your J/88.

J/88 SAILS

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J/88 NEWS

By Reed Baldrige On board communication for racing yachts is a key factor for performance, no matter what type of sailing. However, when the number of crew increases, it becomes… Read More

When I was about ten years old I starting racing sailboats on Cape Cod and the sound of the wind whistling overnight through the pine trees outside my bedroom would… Read More

(Annapolis, MD) February 1st 2018: Allan Terhune, Jr., who first joined North Sails in 2007, returns to the North sales team to provide world class expertise to customers. North’s head… Read More

The first two minutes of a race is arguably the most important. Those first two minutes will define where you start on the line, and how much space is around… Read More

Hosted by Youngstown Yacht Club on Lake Ontario, this year’s CanAm Challenge saw an excellent turnout with a variety of One Design fleets, as well as four PHRF divisions representing… Read More

For the third year in a row, North Sails is proud to sponsor Block Island Race Week. A local favorite to kick-off the summer, one-hundred forty-three boats convened for a… Read More

J/88 Results

2018 Victory
Cedar Point One Design Regatta
Mike Bruno
1, 4
2018 Victory
J Cup
David & Kirsty Apthorp
1, 2, 3
2018 Victory
AYC Spring Series
Elizabeth Barry
First Place
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J/88 CLASS EXPERTS

J/88 Class Experts

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Will Welles

Portsmouth, Rhode Island will.welles@northsails.com
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Jeremy Smart

Gosport, United Kingdom Manufacturing – Gosport, UK Jeremy.Smart@northsails.com
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Brian Hayes

Steelpointe Harbor, Connecticut Brian.Hayes@northsails.com
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Jack Orr

Steelpointe Harbor, Connecticut Jack.Orr@northsails.com
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Charlie Cumbley

Gosport, United Kingdom Manufacturing – Gosport, UK Charlie.Cumbley@northsails.com
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Tim Dawson

Portsmouth, Rhode Island Tim.Dawson@northsails.com

J/88 TUNING GUIDE