Available for Charter - USA 617

Suggested charter price is $5000 but negotiable between owner and charterer.  

Event insurance available for ~ $250.  Price would include boat getting to Seattle.  

All charter boats will be pre-measured before the Worlds.  


Sail no. 617, previously owned by J24 World Champion John Kostecki, has class spec current deck layout. She has a companionway hatch conversion. Keel has been faired and hull and keel have Interlux performance epoxy sprayed on and sanded to 1000.  617 has proven to be a fast boat. She was also owned by for some years by a class measurer in Seattle. 


Mast and boom are newer Sparloft (New Zealand). Rigging is recent, dyform uppers with Ronstan calibrated turnbuckles. Rudder is newer, faired to class. Tiller is Karls Boat Shop custom laminated. 


Deck is professionally applied Kiwi grip. Winches are Lewmar 30:1 with cross-sheeting cleats. Traveler is Harken windward sheeting. Outboard is Nissan 3.5 longshaft. Blocks are all new Harken carbo: 75mm ratchamatic main and spinn. Boom vang is 8:1 with 55mm Harken alloy doubling block on boom. All new Harken 150 cam cleats.  Halyards and sheets are dyneema core. Spinn sheets are tapered per class. 


617 now travels on a new Triad road trailer with Hall Spars gin pole and cargo box for storage.  

Best contact is email: or 

Cell (406)250-1452