J/109 Specs


Hull & Deck Construction


· Baltek Contourkore end grained balsa composite construction using biaxal and unidirectional glass with vinylester resin on the outer hull layer for 10 year warranty against hull blisters.

· Patented “SCRIMP” resin infusion system moulding process for optimum laminate strength.

· Off-white deck with a high traction non-skid.

· White hull. Single tapered gel coat integrated double boot stripe.

· Foredeck and helmsman moulded toe rails.

· Large bow locker with laminated watertight forward collision bulkhead.

· Large cockpit storage locker on starboard.

· Propane bottle storage.

· Moulded stern platform with removable swimming ladder.

· Moulded spray shield with dodger storage and companionway instrument pod.

· GRP moulded structural bulkhead bonded to hull and deck.

· All intermediate bulkheads glassed to hull and deck for stiffness.

· Heavy-duty fibreglass floor stringer grid infused into hull, including mast and chain plate structure.


Keel & Rudder


· Low VCG Keel of cast lead with antimony bolted and bonded to deep molded stub with sump.

· Balanced high aspect spade rudder construction using biaxal and unidirectional glass and large diameter anodised aluminium stock mounted in self-aligning bearings.

· Aluminium wheel with natural leather grip on custom moulded pedestal with compass, brake and stainless guard.

· Emergency tiller.


Spars & Rigging


· Tapered aluminium mast with double airfoil spreader clear anodised.

· Continuous Rod rigging (Nitronic 50).

· Integral hydraulic backstay adjuster.

· Boom with internal outhaul 8:1 purchase system, mainsail reef line sheaves, main sheet and rigid vang tangs.

· Headsail furling system.

· Retractable carbon fiber bowsprit with seal.

· Solid boom vang with cascade purchase system.

· Complete running rigging package


Deck Hardware


· Self-tailing primary winches.

· Self-tailing halyard winches.

· Lock-in winch handles.

· 2 PVC handle holders.

· Mainsheet purchase with fine tune.

· Adjustable mainsheet traveller with 4:1 purchase led to a cleat on both sides.

· Adjustable genoa and jib tracks with 4:1 car controls led to cleats by coach roof.

· Cockpit foot blocks for genoa sheets.

· Spinnaker sheet blocks on U-bolts.

· Tack block on pad-eye at bowsprit end.

· 5 halyard/reef turning blocks.

· Halyards lead aft through 2 quadruple organizers and 4 rope clutches on each side of companionway.

· Tack line led aft to rope clutch on starboard side of coach roof.

· Bowsprit control line leading to a cam cleat on aft of coach roof bulkhead.

· 2 bow mooring cleats.

· 2 stern mooring cleats.

· Stem head fitting.

· Custom s/s stem plate with tack fitting, removable anchor roller.

· S/S chain plates for shrouds and backstay.

· Foredeck opening hatch (500 x 500) with vent.

· Opening hatch (450 x 320) over main saloon.

· 4 fixed ports (630 x 170) on saloon coach roof sides.

· 2 opening ports (304 x 155) for aft cabin and toilet compartment.

· 1 opening port (350 x 170) in cockpit (aft cabin).

· 1 vent above head area.

· 3 line bags.

· 2 s/s handrails on coach roof.

· S/S pushpit and pulpit .

· Double s/s lifelines, 8 stainless stanchions, 4 with reinforcing leg.

· Plexi-glass companionway washboards with lock and ventilation grid.

· Door storage rack in cockpit locker.

· Flag staff holder.


Auxiliary Power


· Volvo D1-30 diesel 30 HP with Saildrive, 115 AH alternator, with double diode and fresh water-cooling with heat exchanger.

· Engine panel recessed in the cockpit with plexi-glass protection including rev. counter, hour meter and alarms for oil pressure, low voltage and water temperature.

· 85 litres (18.5 gallons) fuel tank under aft cabin berth.

· Sound insulated engine compartment, ventilation pipes to the transom.

· 2 bladed folding propeller




· Manual bilge pump in cockpit.

· Automatic/manual electric bilge pump with float switch.

· Pressurized water system.

· 1 water tank (96 litres) under starboard berth in saloon.

· Ice box drain

· Marine toilet

· 80 AH house battery and 70 AH engine start battery with switches and double diode/circuit breaker.

· 12V electric panel with fuel gauge and voltmeter.

· Halogen lights on ceilings and swivelling tulip lights in cabins.

· Ceiling light in head

· Light in cockpit locker

· Navigation lights on pushpit and pulpit, steaming light and mooring light.

· Rig grounded for protection against lightning.




· Interior built using wood, laminated or solid. All wooden parts are varnished or laminated with white Formica. Cabin sole in plywood · laminated with wood effect Formica.

· Vinyl lined ceilings throughout, but main saloon which has moulded slats on hull sides.

Forward Cabin

· Large hanging locker on port side, storage on starboard.

· Forward large double v-berth with storage underneath.

· Shelve above berth on port side.

· Access door to saloon.

Main Saloon

· Settee/berths to starboard and port side with lift up pilot berths both sides.

· Water tank under starboard berth.

· Table with drop leafs and bottle storage in the centerline.

· Large storage lockers behind backrests.

· S/s hand rail on ceiling.

Galley (on port side)

· Gimballed Propane stove with oven and 2 burners.

· S/S double sink.

· Pressurized cold water.

· Large 90 litres moulded icebox/fridge with 12 volt compressor.

· Full length locker outboard of galley countertop.

· Cold moulded fiddles around the edge of the countertop.

· Storage under sink with shelf and space for trash bin.

· Drawers

Chart Table (on starboard side)

· Large chart table facing forward with:

· Charts storage under table lid

· Locker under chart table

· Shelf

· Vinyl Nav. Seat cushion with backrest

· Large hinged instruments panel, outboard, with electrical panel.

Aft Cabin (on port side)

· Access door to saloon

· Large hanging locker

· Changing seat

· Double berth

· Access panel to engine

· Fuel tank under berth

Aft Head (on starboard side)

· Access door to saloon

· Integral 2nd moulding for easy maintenance with integral shower tray, sink, access to valves and toilet support shelf.

· Pressurised cold water

· Marine toilet

· Mirror, toilet roll holder and towel rail

· Vanity unit

· Shower grating

· Access door to cockpit storage

· Holding Tank


· White Formica finish for better wear resistance.

· Steps with angled treads between bulkheads.

· Handrails integrated in bulkheads.

· Main engine access through lifting panel.

· Open locker



· Electric windlass

· Removable Dock Box

· Two Tone Deck

· Four bookshelves and cupboards in lieu of hinged backrests.

· Cushion

· Opening ports in the aft face of coach roof

· Opening ports in the main cabin

· Pull out berth in the main cabin

· Wood main bulkhead and wood hull linings in front cabin

· 5.75’ Shoal Draft Keel

· Additional capacity service battery for a total of 150 AH

· Boot stripe in color other than grey

· Cushion color other than standard grey



Specifications are subject to change prior to delivery due to deletions, additions or revisions in quantities, brand or design at the sole discretion of J/Boats, Inc. Newport,  RI


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