J Boats J/97

72,499 Tax Paid | Port Hamble, near Southampton United Kingdom


  • Make J Boats
  • Model J/97
  • Year 2010
  • LOA 33ft/10m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 34709
  • Name High Jinks


For Sale: J Boats J/97 built in 2010 by JB Composites, France. Mostly North 3Di and 3DL sails (19 in total), carbon bowsprit, Tactic electronics, Cat 2 IRC safety gear, currently set up for 2 handed racing. Perfect opportunity to buy a well set up J Boat that can be raced or cruised both round the buoys and offshore. Ashore and available to view 6 days a week by appointment in Port Hamble. Please contact Ancasta Hamble +44(0) 2380 450 000 or email: hamble@ancasta.com


Built by J/Boats France
All upgrades carried out by SRM Marine

GRP hull, deck and superstructure
White hull (race finished) with black single boot stripe
Off white deck, high traction non-skid
Foredeck moulded toe rail
Patented "SCRIMP" resin infusion system moulding of hull and deck
Tiller Steering
Bulb keel, professionally faired

LOA - 9.61m
Beam - 3.35m
Draft - 1.92m
Displacement - 3700kg

All figures approximate


Tapered aluminium mast, clear anodised, double aerofoil spreaders
Lateral Dyform rigging with rod headstay
Backstay with split bottom portion
Custon backstay cascade system - 2014
Boom with internal outhaul, 6:1 purchase
Mainsail reefing line sheaves
Rigid vang tangs
Carbon bow sprit, retracting
Rod kicker with cascade purchase system
Jib in-haulers, pad eyes for outboard jib leads
Secondary jib halyard
Complete rig strip out and service 2015
Rudder serviced 2015
Pulpits strengthened and modified
Forward stanchions and deck strengthened
Mainsheet beam strengthened and modified

All North Sails complete with labelled battens
3Di Carbon Racing main 2015
3DL Carbon/Twaron Main 2012
Cruising Main, Dacron 2011

J1 #1 3DL - 2011
J1 #2 3DL - 2010
J2 #1 3Di Carbon - 2019
J2 #2 3DL - 2012
J2 #3 3DL - 2011
J3 3DL - 2010
J4 Dacron - 2014
Cruising jib, Dacron - 2011

A1.5 Asymmetric Superkote 75 - 2011
A2 #1 Asymmetric Superkote 75 - 2012
A2 #2 Asymmetric Superkote 75 - 2011
A2 #3 Asymmetric Superkote 75 - 2010
A3 Asymmetric Superkote 75 - 2010
A4 Asymmetric Superkote 75 - 2010
A5 Asymmetric Superkote 60 - 2015

2 x Harken 44.2 STA, Self tailing primary winches
2 x Harken 40.2 STA, Self tailing secondary winches
Mainsheet purchase and fine tune
Harken adjustable mainsheet traveller 4:1 purchase
Harken jib tracks 5:1 purchase
4x mooring cleets
4x rope bags
Laminated tiller + extension


Forward cabin with Double V berth
Aft cabin with double berth
Two single saloon berths

Galley equipped with sink, gas stove, fridge and dedicated storage
Chart table with seat and dedicated stowage
Saloon table

Heads compartment with marine WC


VOLVO D1-20F - 20hp Sail-drive
2 Blade - Feathering propeller
New sail-drive and seal fitted by Deacons Marine - 2017
Annually Serviced

2 Batteries
Service battery replaced 2016
Tactic electronics: T104 - Speed, depth, wind and NMEA system, 2 dual displays (Tactic cockpit displays new 2016)
New Tactic wind transducer 2016
3x T215 Duel line maxi displays on mast bracket
T233 - Three way maxi mast bracket
T943 - Flush sitting hull transducer
Horizon GPS CP300 navigator c/w external antenna version 2010 (updated Jan 2016)
Icom M411 DSC VHF with Hawk antenna
Factory fitted Raymarine S1G autopilot
AIS with repeater to chart plotter


New sprayhood with mounting attachments on deck - 2017
Control lines:
Jib leads (red)
Spinnaker sheets (green)
Tack line (black)
Mast shin-pad
Full set of protective covers for galley, main table and chart area
4x large fenders
2x buckets with stainless handles
Racing mainsail boom cover
Clew strops for main
3x Winch handles
2x Genoa in-hauler control lines and blocks (port & starboard)
Detachable transom beam
Ensign on carbon staff
Spare battens, labelled
Assorted flags
Sail number banner for guard rail
Assorted tools
Spare backstay, complete
3 man inflatable dinghy with oars and pump (new 2017)

Category 2 IRC safety certificate with RORC inspection - 2019
Waypoint 20kg, 6-man ISO9650 liferaft in canister with 24 hour pack - New 2017 with fitted deck mounting eyes on transom
Emergency tiller
Wooden emergency bungs attached to all skin fittings
2 x webbing jackstays
4 x self inflating life jackets
MOB throwing line
4 x tethers
Danbouy with light, flag and horse shoe
2nd horse shoe with light and drogue
Emergency navigation lights
MOB recovery sling
Emergency boarding ladder in stern
Automatic bilge pump
Fire blanket
2x 2kg powder fire extinguishers
CAT-C First aid kit + manual
Radar reflector
Emergency VHF aerial
Hacksaw + spare blades
Bolt cropper
4x thermal protective aids
RORC compliant Flares

By Separate Negotiation:
Registered EPIRB - 2019

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