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Parameter ft/lb m/kg
J/109 Profile

J/109 Profile

J/109 Deck

J/109 Deck

J/109 Interior

J/109 Interior

LOA 35.25 10.75
LWL 30.50 9.30
Beam 11.50 3.51
Standard Draft 7.00 2.10
Standard Ballast 3,900 1,769
Displacement 10,900 4,944
Engine 28 hp 28 hp
100% SA 644 59.80
I 46.50 14.17
ISP 49.60 15.11
J 13.30 4.05
P 43.25 13.18
E 15.50 4.72
SA/Dspl 21 21
Dspl/L 172 172
Headstay Pin to Pin Length 48.23 14.70

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.


  • 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.


  • 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. You may view specifications published by J/Boats at various times on the Drawings & Manuals page under J/Boats Documents.

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