|Dimensions||Foot/ Lbs||Meter/ Kg|
|Engine||21 hp||21 hp|
|J/111 Specifications- June 1st, 2017|
|Hull & Deck Construction||
Balsa core/biaxial E-glass vacuum infused hull laminate. Corecell/biaxial E-glass deck laminate. Engineered and built to current ISO and ABS structural standards.
White gel coat hull with single bootstripe.
Molded companionway slide-in seahood.
ORC size molded foredeck toe-rails.
GRP molded main structural bulkhead, bonded fore & aft on hull and deck with single opening to forepeak.
Fore/aft and transverse keel support beams.
Composite mast bearing beam with integral plate to secure mast step.
Keel & Rudder
High aspect two-metal racing keel with lead bulb and stainless fin, flange mounted to a covered hull recess.
Balanced high aspect rudder constructed using “E-glass” with custom carbon rudder shaft mounted in self aligning rudder bearing system.
60” wheel with grey leather cover recessed in molded cockpit wheel well.
Steering system including idler sheaves, 6.5” radial drive, needle bearing with integral wheel brake, and chain/wire cables.
|Spars & Rigging||
Autoclaved carbon fiber mast with double set of tapered aluminum spreaders, backstay crane, flush shroud terminations, sheaves for main, 2 jib & 2 spinnaker halyards, vang and boom gooseneck fittings, steaming light, internal wiring conduit, pre-formed mast wedge kit. Mast/boom finished in black with contrasting white measurement bands. White finish optional.
Alloy 6061-T6 Boom with 12:1 internal outhaul, two mainsheet block bales, vang lug, three sheaves for reef lines and outhaul.
Nitronic 50 discontinuous rod standing rigging package including shrouds and forestay.
Calibrated shroud turnbuckles.
Dyneema DSK-78 Backstay.
Remote hydraulic backstay system mounted within reach of helmsman on front face of wheel pedestal.
Low-profile headsail furling system with control line aft to port side of cabin trunk.
Carbon fiber, retractable bow sprit with internal bearing system painted black.
Hall running rigging package.
46:1 self-tailing primary winches.
40:1 self-tailing cabin top winches.
(2) 10” winch handles.
Two winch handle holders.
Two-speed Mainsheet System with 6:1 rough tune purchase to swivel cam base & 24:1 fine tune purchase led to centerline ratchet cam.
4:1 Traveler System – led P&S.
6:1 Adjustable Jib Lead System.
Jib in-hauler hardware & 4:1 tackle P&S.
6:1 Cunningham system.
Blocks for spinnaker sheet and tack line.
Bow-sprit control system led internally to cockpit mounted cam cleat.
Mast base halyard blocks and Spinlock 4-sheave organizers P&S.
Halyard & tack line rope clutches.
Custom SS mast collar with pins for halyard blocks and halyard bale.
Stainless cabin top handrails P&S.
Tapered lifeline stanchions.
Double lifelines to meet ORC offshore regulations with 9” lower lifeline height.
Custom bow pulpit and dual corner stern rails with LED navigation lights.
Four 8” 4-bolt SS mooring cleats.
Four SS padeyes for cockpit spinnaker blocks.
Interior ventilation from two framed opening ports in sides of cabin trunk and offshore style forward skylight deck hatch above V-berth (option for two opening ports on aft cabin face).
Acrylic offshore drop-board with key lock and inside operable latch/unlatch.
Cockpit operated manual bilge pump.
Two 12"x 20" polypropylene mesh line bags.
Custom SS stemhead, shroud and backstay chainplates.
Yanmar 3YM20 3 cylinder 4-stroke 21hp diesel engine with 60 amp alternator and SD 20 saildrive with 2-piece split zinc.
Yanmar engine instrument panel mounted in recess on cockpit wall near wheel
16 x 11 diameter geared folding prop.
Engine throttle control with neutral safety switch.
18-gallon fuel tank with baffles and inspection/clean out port.
12-gallon head holding tank.
Marine head with Y valve and deck pump-out access.
26-gallon water tank.
Manual fresh water foot pumps in head and galley.
90 amp deep-cycle, sealed AGM battery.
Three position battery switch.
Electrical panel w/circuit breakers.
LED Navigation lights to meet COLREGS.
Six reading lights.
One adjustable nav light.
Two red/white LED dome lights
One fluorescent light in head.
Automatic bilge pump & panel switch for manual/auto operation.
Off-white low-maintenance bulkheads.
Molded engine box cover with 1” sound insulation.
Powder-coated aluminum companionway ladder w/teak treads.
Twin 6’9” quarter berths aft of the galley/nav area with storage below.
Main bulkhead privacy door.
Teak and holly style synthetic high-wear cabin flooring.
SS overhead handrails in main salon P&S.
Two Large acrylic fixed portlights.
6’4” settee berths with backrests (fold-up pilots optional).
Shelf outboard of settee berths with storage behind backrest cushions.
Nav Station/Office with full leg room, hinged-lid access to chart storage, outboard instrument panel and storage bin.
L-Galley with sink, faucet, fresh water foot pump, sink drain seacock, ice box with top opening, two-burner alcohol stove and storage cabinet outboard.
Head compartment with sink and outboard storage to port and large sail/tool storage bin to starboard.
Choice of nylon fabrics for interior cushions.
Two tone deck.
1/2" Cove stripe to match boot stripe.
Additional 90 amp battery.
Opening ports on aft face of cabin house (2).
Cockpit dodger with side curtains.
Main cabin fold-up pilot berths.
Wide-opening lifeline gates (P and/or S).
Spar Package finished in white.
110 VAC Shore Power system with 30’ cord, 2 outlets, 20 amp battery charger, equipment leakage circuit interrupter (ELCI), and galvanic isolator.
DC Refrigeration (requires 2nd battery option).
Black Powder Coated Wheel, Stanchions and bow/stern rails.
Quattro Secondary Winches in lieu of standard.
LPG 2 burner cook top stove and cockpit LPG locker with 6lb tank, in lieu of standard.
Removable V-Berth with platform, cushions and two reading lights.
Varnished main cabin table with stainless base.
Fiberglass molded cockpit locker storage liners (2) installed in locker openings.
Comfort Group Package:
Cockpit seat and helmsman cushions (4 piece set); Sunbrella covered lifeline covers (4 piece set); mainsail cover in Sunbrella with J/111 Logo.
Interior Trim Package:
Varnished wood trim along top and bottom of main bulkhead (in salon area) and varnished wood main bulkhead door.
Systems Group Package:
Hot & Cold Pressure Water system; Cockpit Shower.
|Notice||Specifications are subject to change prior to delivery due to deletions, additions or revisions in quantity, brand or design at the sole discretion of J Boats, Inc.|
Easiest High Performance Boat To Sail!
Efficient, Comfortable Cockpit.
Sailors spend more time in the cockpit than anywhere else, and this is where the J/111 shines. There's comfortable seating (with backrests) for six, easy movement afoot with floor mounted traveler and well positioned foot braces, an open transom for easy boarding, and large 60” wheel so the driver can comfortably sit on the high or low side, on any point of sail, yet still see the telltales and waves. All principal controls are led aft and the driver can adjust the mainsheet, traveler and backstay from the helm position. An optional dodger is available to give the crew additional weather protection to extend the season.
Spacious Cruising Interior.
The J/111 has all the essentials below for comfortable overnights and short cruises. The main cabin features an open layout with L-shaped galley, forward facing nav station, a wet locker and two full length settee berths with option for additional fold-up sea-berths. Six can comfortably sit for dinner. Two spacious aft quarter berths are standard, as well as a private forward head and removable V-berth.
Less Crew = More Sailing.
Sailboats that are easier to sail are sailed more often. It's that simple. The J/111 is the latest “sport boat” one-design from the company who introduced modern-day sprit sailing to the keelboat world (J/105 in 1991).
A crew of two can fully manage the setting, jibing and dropping of the asymmetrical spinnaker where normally 5-6 are required to manage a conventional spinnaker. With a mainsail on slides, a furling jib and large wheel that gives you fingertip control, the J/111 can be off the dock and sailing in minutes.
This is a boat you can sail with friends and do it with confidence and ease. With the J/111, one's fun is not limited to coastal sailing. Whether double-handing to Mackinac, soloing to Bermuda or flying down the Baja coast with full crew, you can sail the J/111 with complete confidence and control
J/111 Sailing News
Sailing for Life in Better Sailboats
Sailing is the ultimate freedom, the experience of being at one with nature and the sea, powered only by the wind and one's imagination. It's one of the few "life sports" that offers both a relaxing escape as well as an invigorating challenge. You pick your level of comfort and excitement. Sailing is never the same twice - each time on the water with your sailboat is a unique adventure that can enrich friendships, strengthen family ties, and refresh one's own sense of well-being. How many other outdoor activities can be shared with three or more family generations? It's been said there are two types of sailors in the world - the young and the young-at-heart.
What a Difference a J Makes
Fulfilling those sailing dreams starts with finding a sailboat that fits you - whether you aspire to sail close to home, cruise to distant shores, or take up the challenge of competitive sailing. Performance differences between sailboats are greater than differences between golf clubs, tennis rackets, skis or cars. A well-designed sailboat, like a good sports car, is an extension of its owner. It could take years of sailing other boats to learn the difference that good design and quality make to one's sailing enjoyment. Or, you can save time and take advantage of what we've designed into every "J."
NEW 40' Offshore Speedster for 5 or fewer Crew
The new J/121 is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day raced or distance sailed by just 5 or fewer crew…. the best short-handed J ever…. capable of winning on any race track while also excelling in daysailing and weekend mode. J/121 redefines offshore sailboat racing as a recreation and shared adventure with friends - fulfilling the growing need to simplify life and reconnect with those you really want to sail with on a boat that’s pure magic to sail. Learn more about J/121 here.
Elegance, Comfort & Style - NEW J/112E
J/112E is the newest “E” Series of sport-cruising yachts. An Evolution of Elegant performance cruising design. This dual- purpose 36 footer has a spacious two-cabin layout and a roomy, comfortable, cockpit. Perfect for the annual club cruise, offshore racing or short-handed blue-water sailing. Learn about J/112E here.
A Family-friendly One-Design & Daysailer - J/88
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J/70 - The Sportboat Changing Sailing
The J/70 speedster is a fun, fast, stable, 22 footer that can be towed behind a small SUV and ramped launched and rigged by two people. J/70 sails upwind like her larger sibling (the J/80) and off the wind she simply flies - planing fast in moderate winds. With 1,300+ boats delivered worldwide, the choice is clear. Learn more about J/70 here.
J/Sailing Gear For 2018
Look great this season in J sailing apparel. Check out the comfortable and fashionable sailing clothing, tech shirts, polo shirts, sailing jackets and sailing hats at the J/Sailing Gear site. Also backpacks, totes, J battleflags and other fun items like half-model sailboats are available as gifts and trophies.
J/Gear is fully customizable to your needs. When you order, you can specify just about anything you wish, including boat name, boat type, yacht club, hailing port, etc. Please be sure to visit our store here.
Upcoming Sailing Events
Aug 19-26- J/111 World Championship- Breskens, The Netherlands
Aug 24-31- J/24 World Championship- Riva del Garda, Italy
Aug 24-26- J/80 East Coast Championship- Boothbay Harbor, ME
Aug 24-26- Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta- Marblehead, MA
Aug 24-25- US Women’s Match Racing Championship- San Francisco, CA
Aug 24-26- Verve Cup Inshore Regatta- Chicago, IL
Aug 25-26- Vela J/24 Festival- Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aug 30- Sep 2- SAILING Champions League Finale- St Moritz, Switzerland