1989 J Boats 44' (13.41 m) J/44
Mamaroneck, New York, United States
The J/44 Breakaway (formerly Challenge IV) has a long list of upgrades and a very attractive asking price. She is also an 8-time J/44 North American Champion, and Bermuda race veteran!
- Racing Sailboat / Cruiser-Racer
- Fiberglass Hull
- HIN/IMO: TSP44002C989
|Newport Bermuda winner
Accomodations and Layout
Three cabin interior with teak & holly sole, teak trim, and Herreschoff white bulkheads. Inviting, functional layout well suited to an extended family cruise, or a race to Bermuda. Dark blue upholstery in cabins and salon. Fans and overhead lighting (white/red) throughout.
Owner's cabin forward with private access to the head/shower, large berth, overhead hatch and plenty of storage.
The main salon has two settees with pilots berths outboard and above, providing sleeping accommodations for 4 in the salon alone.
Large, U-shaped galley with sink just off centerline has plenty of counterspace and refrigeration (Sea Frost engine-driven compressor) for prepping meals while underway.
Nav station to port with swing-out seat and plenty of storage and space for paper charts. B&G Zeus12 chartplotter, Furuno radar display, Ockham race instruments and AC/DC distribution panel.
Two large aft cabins each accommodate a couple for cruising or plenty of race crew with flip-up pilot berths outboard.
Double stainless steel sinks
Force 10 3-burner propane stove w/oven
Sea Frost refrigeration (engine-driven compressor, will freeze coldplate in approximately 60 mibute)
Hot water heater (6 gal)
Electronics & Navigation
B&G Zeus 2 12 GPS/MFD touchscreen Chartplotter (at nav station)
ICOM ICM 100 VHF radio
Raymarine ST-6000 auto pilot
Ockam race/performance instruments (original)
3 Group 27 gel house batteries
1 40 amp gel engine battery
Pro Mariner 35 amp battery charger
30 amp shore power
Xantrex Pro XM 1.8 kw inverter
Sails and Rigging
2021 complete mast overhaul (all rigging/turnbuckles)
2021 rebuilt hydraulic backstay and vang system (Navtec)
2021 rod backstay
2020 halyards, sheets replaced
2020 new lifelines
Harken furling on headstay
Barient and Lewmar winches, including electric halyard winch on coachroof
Extensive racing inventory of both Class and cruising sails:
2020 Doyle Race Main
2020 Doyle Medium #1 genoa
1a, 2a, 3a asymmetrical spinnakers
1.5 oz reacher
1.5 oz runner
75 oz AP symmetrical spinnaker
3 dacron mainsails
Assorted furling jibs
Racing Heavy #1,2,3 and Storm jib
Sunbrella dodger and mainsail cover in excellent condition
Hull and Deck
White hull and decks with gray non-skid and teak toerail/handrail
Hull is Awlgripped
Bottom in VC Offshore
Keel removed and sump reinforced, 2021
LOA: 44' (13.41 Meters)
Type: Sail- Used
Fuel Type: Diesel
Hull Material: Fiberglass
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