|The J/70 Speedster (6.93m /22.75 feet) is JBoats' first ramp-launchable keelboat - designed to fulfil the growing need for an easy-to-own, high performance one-design that is exciting to sail, stable enough sailboat for the family and built to last.
Launched in mid-2012 and over 800 sold to date! The worlds fastest growing one-design sail boat.
McConaghy announced as third builder to keep up with demand and support the southern hemisphere.
- Large comfortable cockpit with open transom
- Deck-stepped carbon mast with single spreaders and carbon boom
- Carbon retractable bowsprit
- Three sail inventory with masthead A-Sail
- Vertical lifting keel
- Small cabin for storage and personal privacy
- Easy to trailer and ramp launch
||22' 9" - 6.93m|
|Keel / Ballast
||Lifting keel with lead ballast featuring an internal leading-edge kelp cutting mechanism|
||New South Wales|
||Biaxial and triaxial E-glass fabrics and balsa core|
||Glass fabrics and Corecell|
||Optional 2.5hp petrol or electric|
||2 Bench style molded seats, forward berth with optional cushions|
||Class jib, main and asymmetric spinnaker|
|Mast / Rigging
||Southern Spars carbon fibre mast with single swept carbon spreaders, carbon masthead crane and mainsail luff track. Easy to raise and lower with deck step design and tabernacle system. Carbon fibre boom with internal 4:1 outhaul, mainsheet attachment point, outhaul and single reef sheaves as well as provision for reef cleat and block at inboard end. Carbon bow sprit with tack fitting.
Wire standing rigging with adjustable open body turnbuckles for shrouds. Double ended boom vang system. Running Rigging Package includes main, jib & spinnaker halyards, main sheet, spinnaker sheets, jib sheets, 18" main sheet strop, tack line, sprit control line, vang control line, backstay, traveler control lines, Cunningham.
||2 Harken B8 primary winches with cam cleats and 8" winch handle. Two Ronstan black anodized jib T tracks with cars. 5:1 Harken mainsheet system leading to ratchet block and cam mounted on swivel base. Adjustable mainsheet traveler with 2:1 control line and cam cleats P & S. Double ended backstay adjuster purchase system leading forward to P & S cam cleats. Internal bowsprit launching system to exit aft face of the cabin trunk to cam cleat.
Harken below deck headsail furling system with control line exiting aft face of cabin house to cam cleat. Cam cleat for tack line mounted to starboard on cabin. Custom composite tiller with Ronstan tiller extension. 4 Spinnaker sheet blocks. 2 halyard lead blocks mounted at mast base. Four low height SS stanchions and two reinforced SS stern rails at transom corners. 12" lifeline surrounding the cockpit and transom with comfort pads and termination points on deck edge forward of shrouds. Foredeck U-bolt for mooring/dockline attachment
||Call Ray at Yachtspot (+612 9997 7158 or 0406 562262) for a test sail or for further information.|