Dimensions ft/lb  m/kg
LOA 37.50 11.43
LWL 32.50 9.91
Beam 12.40 3.78
Standard Draft 7.00 2.13
Standard Ballast 5,700 2,586
Displacement 14,500 6,577
Diesel Aux. Engine 28 hp 28 hp
100% SA
752 69.89
I 51.50 15.70
J 14.80 4.51
P 45.00 13.72
E 16.50 5.03
SA/Dspl 20 20
Dspl/L 189 189

The Luxurious Cruiser-Racer- Sleek & Easy to Sail

The J/37 was originally conceived and designed to compete under any handicap rule that was popular in the 1980s and 1990s.

Since then the J/37 has enjoyed success racing under the PHRF handicap system.

Several owners have also enhanced their J/37s for more comfortable cruising.


Interior- The layout of the interior is simply luxurious. It is functional with a V-berth, walk-thru head forward, proper settee berths in the main salon aft of a centralized galley. The 28hp Volvo engine is located just under the companionway ladder with quarterberths to both port and starboard.

Rig- The J/37 has a double spreader masthead aluminum rig with a high aspect mainsail and overlapping headsails. Running rigging is Navtec rod with open body Navtec turnbuckles. The spar package was built by Hall Spars of Bristol, RI.

Introduced: 1987   Built to: Hull #52*   Last Model Year: 1991

*Total hull #s including J/37c Model