J/70 – One Design at it’s BEST

Treat yourself to a genuine icon of one design sailing! The J/70 is the perfect combination of an accessible design and unquestionable performance. It’s THE most widely distributed yacht in the world and for good reason. Over 1500 built worldwide since her launch in 2012, this one design fleet continues to grow. Easy to sail with light loads its the perfect boat for the whole family to enjoy. But don’t be fooled capable of 20 knots downwind she is sure to make the whole crew smile. The lifting keel and carbon rig makes towing simple and convenient.


Basic Boat Info

  • Make: J Boats
  • Model: J/70
  • Year: 2022
  • Category: Sail
  • Construction: Fibreglass
  • Keel Type: Bulb Keel


  • Hull length 6.93m
  • Waterline length 6.24m
  • Maximum beam 2.25m
  • Draught 1.50m
  • Upwind sail area 26m²
  • Asymmetric spinnaker area 45m²
  • Displacement 795kg
  • Ballast weight 285kg
  • CE approval C


Engines / Speed

1 Outboard Engine

J/70 Specification Highlights

  • Large comfortable cockpit with open transom.
  • Deck-stepped carbon mast for easy rigging & stepping.
  • Inexpensive three sail inventory with masthead A-Sail.
  • Vertical lifting keel.
  • Small cabin for storage and personal privacy.
  • Easy to trailer to regattas, ramp launch and store at home.
  • Only 1,750 lbs so most 6 cyl vehicles can easily tow.
  • Fits inside most standard garage doors!

J/70 International Class Association

If you plan to enter your boat into one-design fleet racing (i.e. not IRC) then it is important to adhere to the class rules as they have been designed to make racing fair for all. Click here to view the Class Rule relating to the yacht you own.