JPK 1030 | 2020

240,000 Tax Paid | Mallorca Spain


  • Make JPK
  • Model 1030
  • Year 2020
  • LOA 33ft/10m
  • Class Performance Sail
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Ancasta Ref 41166
  • Name Geronimo


JPK 1030 "Geronimo" (ex-Rockall) is now for sale.
Built and launched in 2020, she was exceptionally lightly used in her early days (C-19 impacts) before being sold to race in Med waters.

Meticulously prepared and updated since then, with some 2022 North 3Di sails, 2023 All Purpose sails, up spec'd electronics and all the usual offshore refinements.
Competed in RMSR 2022 so offshore compliant and with a +60kg keel setup, so ideal for mix of double handed and small crew racing.
Now located in Mallorca and ready to race.

IRC 2022 – 1.023
ORCi – GPH 614.6. APH 547.7





Basic specification;

Naval architect J. Valer
LOA 10,34 m
LWL 9,06 m
BOA 3,24 m
Displacement 3,7 t

Volvo engine 19hp - 353hrs
Keel 1,5 t
Draft 1,98 m

Main 35 m²
Genoa 26 m²
Asy spinnaker 105 m²
Symetric spinnaker 95 m²

How did the 1030 come to be?
by JP Kelbert

The hull of the JPK 1030 was born on the return from the 2018 Transquadra, after my second place on the JPK 1080 against the Beepox 990 skippered by Alex Ozon.

On the one hand, a boat of 10 meters by 3 wide and 2.5 t of displacement, on the other hand a boat of 10.80 meters by 3.50 wide for 4.8t.

As 90% of the Transquadra is sailed downwind, a good VMG boat is of course ideal for winning. From this point of view, the Beepox was the perfect boat to plan early and to keep high averages above 18-20 knots, which was the case on the first and second leg of this edition. Obviously, this very typical boat is not very efficient upwind (especially in breeze) and cruelly lacks power on certain courses.

From this observation, I asked Jacques Valer to design a boat capable of planing a bit earlier than a JPK 1010 (4 times winner of the Transquadra) or a JPK 1080, but also of gaining power on the reaching, while remaining efficient upwind.
Here again, Jacques' work was not easy; several versions were made, including a very "scow" version, which was judged too typical. The rating increases very quickly when the boat is lightened or powered, so there is very little margin for manoeuvre in order to maintain versatility and save the rating in most conditions... especially when faced with boats such as the JPK 1010, which is ultra-versatile and has an interesting age allegiance!

The JPK 1030 is therefore relatively narrow, with very full forward sections and a smaller hull cavity for a more tensioned hull slope. When heeling, the hull is also well tensioned to favour heeled boat planning.

On the water, the boat is exactly where we expected it to be, super efficient on the reach, planing, but also very efficient upwind from 10 knots of wind, when below this threshold you have to accept to increase the rating by an extra surface in light airs.
The results over two seasons speak for themselves and there is still plenty of room for improvement, particularly in terms of sail configuration and design.

Made of Airex / glass / vynilester sandwich, the deck, hull and all accommodation structures are made under vacuum by infusion.
The draping plan and the choice of the different layers of fabric make it possible to optimise the weight, with substantial reinforcements in the areas subject to stress and very light structures at the top of the shell and on the deck.

Built in keel sole with garboard coverings
Fixings in the timber floor structure

Rudder head
Double rudder under counter
Sandwich construction + unidirectional fiberglass + stainless Steel rudder axle

Main tiller
Carbon type
Telescopic tiller

New vinyl hull wrap added 2023 - Grey and red. Original hull is white underneath.

Spars & Rigging

This JPK 1030 is fitted with a carbon Axxon mast and boom package.
She flies only Asymmetrical spinnakers from her long, carbon bowsprit (retractable).

Rod standing rigging package from new and a full race ready running rigging inventory for short handed offshore.

Single backstay but with split fine tune, for helm control on either tack.
Spring vang system.
Internally run control lines in boom.

In 2023 the current owner has made necessary updates in running rigging (Premium ropes), vinyl renewal, and Outils Oceans details for internal storage.

Sail Inventory

Racing suite from North Sails and Technique Voile

A4 Technique Voile 2022
Main North 3di 2022 (very light use)
North Code ZERO 2022
North light jib 2022 (very light use)

All Purpose Light/Med Jib - Sept 2023.
All Purpose A1.5 Spinnaker - Sept 2023

All North Sails ordered new for Rolex Middle Sea Race (Oct 2022) – boat did not finish due to zero wind. Sails are still “as new”.
New sails added 2023 from All Purpose to replace original Med Jib left for deliveries and the A1.5.

Original sails list includes - all still fully operative for racing, except for the J2 which can be used for deliveries:

Technique Voile July 2020
J2 med
J3 heavy
Code 0 cableless

April 2021
Storm sails


Full NKE regattas electronics system.
2 x smart screens on mast.
1 x cockpit screen (plotter)
Computer screen at chart table for laptop.
Lipo Battery with Victron.

Adrena software for navigation and racing.
Boat PC – all electronics professional fit-out
Fusion stereo system
B&G VHF radio with new remote (2023).
Iridium and mobile wifi ready.

Deck Gear
Harken deck hardware throughout, with Antel and Spinlock in preferred areas.
4 x Harken STA winches.
Twin rudder system with single tiller and steering foot chocks.
Large aft lazarette locker

Most of Cat 2 safety kit supplied with the yacht. NO guarantees as to service age.
New 2 x Spinlock Deckvest 6D and 2 x Deckvest lite.
Plastimo Life raft serviced 2023. (Exp 2026)

Lower IRC rating of the JPK 1030's - work from JV IRC/ORC performance department - French IRC designer Antoin Cardin


Accommodation - Despite the racing-oriented program, the interior of the JPK 1030 is bright, warm and well finished: fully compatible with a cruising program if required.
For racing, the double watch seat and the rear seats are excellent for sleeping, chart work and communicating to on deck crew.

U-shape ergonomic seating mounted on integral double moulding
Open storage space behind seating
Lamps - shelflets
L -shape portside
Polyester double- mould Stainless steel twin hob unit
Sink - Freezer
3 storage cabinets
Pressurized water

Navigator’s corner
Portside & Starboard side chart table with seat
Under-table storage compartment
Inclined instrument panel

Double berth 2.00 x 1.50
Under-seating storage
Crash box

Aft cabin (portside)
Double berth 1.95 x 1.50
Storage chest and wardrobe
Open lateral cupboard

Double-moulded W.C
Cabinet for sail storage

Interior lighting
Ceiling lamps in bow section, saloon, kitchen , W.C.,

stern cabin
2 long led lamp + variators in saloon

1 x 75 A/H engine battery
1x105 A/H auxiliary battery
Course and top lights on mast head
12-function electrical cabinet

1 x 80 L water tank situated under main cabin supports
1 x 35 L diesel fuel reservoir
1 electric pump + hand pump
Bronze thru-hulls

Volvo Saildrive D1 20 18 hp
2-blade folding propeller

Broker Comments

Boat is an extremely well prepared version of the 1030 and the simplicity of the A-sail setup + rating advantage, offers a great overall package.

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Purchase Information

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