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2009 J Boats J/97

Hamble, Hampshire, United Kingdom


Key Yachting welcome this new listing to the market of a J/97, built in 2009 and launched in 2010. It is a great combination of race performance and cruising comfort, If you are looking for a boat to race and spend some time with the family then this is the boat for you. 

This tiller steered J/97 benefits from a new Volvo Penta D1-20 in 2016. Of course the J/97 known for being super competitive under IRC. This boat has successfully participating in Tuesday night racing, Cowes week and Round the Island. 

Carrying the true J Boat feel with everything running back to the cockpit making a good double handed boat or fully crewed.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £68,000
Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: #28 Jet
Make: J Boats
Model: J/97
Year: 2009
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 31'6 ft / 9.61 m
Length Overall: 31'6 ft / 9.61 m
Beam: 11 ft / 3.35 m
Max Draft: 6'4 ft / 1.92 m
Dry Weight: 7,990 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: D1-20
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 20hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2016


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Racers, Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


2010 North Sails

  • North 3DL Mainsail with Taffeta single reef  
  • North 3DL Code 2 Jib  with Taffeta
  • North 3DL code 1 Jib lightly used
  • North code 2 spinnaker .75 oz colour: white with red luff panels
  • North code 4 spinnaker .9 oz colour; Blue

2016 North Sails: 

  •  North  3di mainsail with 2 reefs 12600 dpi
  •  North 3di Code 2 Jib  14700 dpi
  •  North 3dl Code 3.5 Jib
  •  North Code 2 Spinnaker O.6 oz white
  •  North Code 3 Spinnaker 1.5 oz pink
  • Standard Horizon GPS with electronic chart

  • Navicom VHF Radio, with Hawk antennae fitted with splitter and Am/fm radio

  • Nexus Nx 2 processor with laptop and pc cable

  • Nexus Log/temp transducer th43

  • Nexus Depth transducer th43

  • Nexus HPC compass transducer

  • Standard wind wand

  • 2 x Multi XL displays in mast bracket

  • Nexus Nx2 multi display in console over hatch

  • Nexus Nx2 analogue steerpilot display in console over hatch incl control button by helm

  • Nexus Nx2 GPS display in console over hatch

  • Carbon mast bracket for 2 x XL displays

Spars and Rigging
  • Tapered aluminium mast with double spreaders
  • Boom with internal outhaul 6:1 purchase system, mainsail reef line sheaves,main sheet and rigid vang tangs
  • Carbon bowsprit controlled from cockpit, retracting into a watertight box
  • New running rigging in 2017 , main, jib ,spinnaker/tackline in pre-stretch polyester
  • Cascade backstay system

  • Holt Jib inhauler system

  • Holt Cunningham system

  • J/97 built to standard specification
  •  Volvo D1-20 saildrive (new 2016)
  •  Patented “SCRIMP” resin infusion system moulding of hull and deck
  •  Lead bulb keel
  •  Two tone non-skid deck
  •  Foredeck moulded toerail
  •  Large cockpit storage locker on starboard
  •  Tiller steering
  •  Instrument mounting pod above the companionway
Additional Equipment
  • Sail number dodger 

  • Brand New ENO Gascogne oven
  • Mainsail cover - Silver with black J/97 logo

  • Hawk VHF antennae with windex

  • Masthead tricolour light

  • Anchor and Chain

  • Stainless steel bow fitting for anchor ( not fitted)

  • Removable transom seat

  • Electric Fridge

  • Hot water

  • Battery Charger

  • Shore Power

  • 2 tone deck

This company, acting as brokers on behalf of the selling owner, who is a private individual. Offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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