Vortices is the second-to-last J 145 built and is arguably the newest and best cared-for and equipped J 145 ever. A recent major price reduction makes this a must-see.
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Yanmar diesel 56 hp 4JH4E-CE, fresh water cooled, 4 cylinder saildrive. Dual Racor fuel filters. 120 amp high output alternator with flat ribbed belt, pulley conversion for longer belt life. Two bladed, geared Flex-O-Fold racing prop. Ultra Sound Acoustics VO-100 insulation in engine compartment with three access doors and ventilation to transom.
Garmin 4412 dual display GPS chart plotter/radar with dual XM systems.
AIS on displays in cockpit and cabin.
Sat phone dock and wiring for port sat phone.
IBM ThinkPad syn'd to B&G system and nav/race program.
B & G Hercules autopilot with quick drive disconnect.
B & G Hercules Grand Prix electronics on mast and in cockpit.
B & G carbon vertical mast head wand.
B & G flush mounted thru hull sensors.
Hall carbon mast bracket 20/20
Uniden fixed VHF with remote mike.
Clarion stereo with Bose cockpit and cabin speakers
Amplified cell phoe antenna at mast head.
Hall Spars carbon fiber mast of pre-preg carbon fiber. Mast includes triple airfoil carbon spreaders, carbon gooseneck, clearcoat black finish, painted white bands, wire runs in conduit, Hall/Antal mainsail track with loader and end fittings to accommodate sailmaker provided Antal mainsail sliders and or/boltrope.
Two additional sheave boxes for spinnaker staysail and genoa staysail
Navtec discontinuous rod rigging and turnbuckles
Spartite mast wedge material
Hall Spars aluminum boom with internal 12:1 mainsail outhaul with external cleat, bale for mainsheet block and painted white bands. Outboard end accommodates single line reef to starboard and second clew reef to port.
Optomized Hall Rigging Package includes: two Vectran jib halyards, two Spectra spinnaker halyards each with Tylaska T-12 SS shackles and flemish eye terminations.
1:1 main halyard of Vectran with Wichard shackles, two Spectra genoa sheets, two tapered Spectra spinnaker sheets, two Spectra spinnaker tack lines.
Retractable carbon fiber J/Sprit with clearcoat Awlgrip finish and Harken tackle systems with control line led aft to cockpit.
Harken MKIII Unit 2.5 furling system.
17" Sailtec hydraulic backstay and boom vang cylinder with two-function control panel on cockpit pedestal.
Vangmaster boom vang.
Hall carbon backstay new 2012
New running backstays 2013
Winches: 2 Lewmar 66AST, three speed primary winches; 2 Lewmar 50AST two speed mainsheet winches; 2 Lewmar 54AST self tailing, two speed secondary winches mounted on the cabin trunk; 2 Lewmar 48AST, two speed forward halyard winches, Harken Speedgrip lock-in winch handles, winch handle holder.
Harken mainsheet and traveler system with BlackMagic series blocks and components. Mainsheet and two traveler control adjuster lines; Harken genoa tracks with adjuster control line, Clear anodized jib T-track with Schaefer lead blocks.
North Offshore main on Antal cars, 2006
Doyle Code 0, 2010
North A1, A2, A3, A4 and carbon main w/Antal cars, 2006
Ullman A2, carbon main w/Antal cars and #4 jib 2007
Doyle Stratis and spin A2, Code 0 with furler, heavy #1, light #1, #2, #3, spin staysail, all carbon bolt rope main, 2010-2013
Molded steering pedestal with Ritchie SP-5 compass, SS guard, Edson ultra-light racing components and a 60" ultra-light wheel with elkhide comfort grip.
Four house batteries and one isolated engine starting battery
ProMariner ProMatic 30-3 Battery Charger
ProMariner Galvanic Isolator with monitoring device
Batt/Maxx Automatic Battery Combiner with remote momentary parallel switch near cockpit engine panel
Master battery switch at nav station house batteries and single On/Off switch for engine start battery
Heart Line 2000 Battery Monitor for (2) house battery banks
Heart Line 10 Battery Monitor for engine battery.
30 amp 110VAC shorepower system with six outlets, 50 foot shore power cord and Guest galvanic isolator.
12 volt system
Electric and manual (Whale) bilge pumps
Air conditioning and heat new for 2013
Aluminum emergency tiller
Emergency running lights plus masthead carbon tri color LED and bow and stern LED lights.
Hot and cold pressure water system.
The first impression of the interior of the J145 is open, comfortable and well built - exactly what one expencts from J Boats. The furniture and bulkheads are varnished cherry wood and the cushions are covered in Ultra Suede fabric. Overhead stainless grab rails in main cabin. Cherry hull ceilings.
The main salon has port and starboard settees with outboard pilot berths to accomodate crew. There is a light weight cherry table on center line with drop leaves and storage. Removable, varnished teak and holly veneer floor boards with epoxy sealed underside and edges.
Ventilation and light provided by five Lewmar hatches. Main cabin hatch has quick screen or shade. Wood varnished screen for main hatch and companionway screen. Addition opening ports in the owner's cabin and the port locker. Fans in cbin, port bert area and owners' cabin.
Vinyl lining on overhead and hull sides in forepeak and aft cabins. Lee cloths at all berths in owners' stateroom and main cabin. Two berths and lee cloths in aft port storage area accessible from cockpit or cabin.
V berth in forward cabin is removable to allow for extra room for sails while racing. Aft cabin has double berth, cushioned "changing seat", hanging locker and storage drawer
Aft portside head with full shower area and wet locker storage for foul weather gear
Three burner Force 10 propane stove/broiler/oven with patented slide-away oven door recess and stainless steel stove bar. Two ten-pound propane bottles in cockpit locker are connected through solenoid shutoff switch.
High polish double stainless steel sink mounted in wheat-colored laminated countertop wtih varnished fiddles.
Hot and cold pressure water system. SIx gallon hot water heater. Manual fresh water foot pump. Removable water maker for ocean sailing.
6.5 cubic foot icebox with top access.
Storage located below oven, on bulkhead aft of stove, and outboard bins for dry goods