2022 J Boats J/80

Sailing can be the world's best family sport. The key is a boat that holds the attention and interest of many types of sailors, young and old. J/80 does it all, with thrilling 15 knot rides under spinnaker or relaxed sunset cruises with mainsail only. SAILING WORLD rated J/80 as easier to handle, less intimidating, safer and better suited for sailing offshore than other modern sportboats tested. If you would like to expand your sailing horizons with a modern sportboat outside protected harbors and lakes, there's only one choice: the J/80.

Basic Boat Info

Make: J Boats
Model: J/80
Year: 2022
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Bulb Keel

Dimensions

Length: 26'4 ft
Waterline Length: 22 ft
Beam: 8'4 ft
Max Draft: 4'11 ft
Displacement: 2,900 lb
Dry Weight: 2,900 lb
Ballast: 1,400 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Type: Outboard 4 Stroke

Other

Boat Class: Racers
Standard Features
Hull & Deck Construction
  • Composite hull and deck of GRP balsa sandwich with E-glass fabrics, additional reinforcing in way of highly loaded hardware.
  • Vinylester and ISO NPG gelcoat in hull for osmotic gelcoat blister protection.
  • Molded GRP main bulkhead to absorb the direct loads of the shrouds and mast compression.
  • Mast step loads are distributed to aluminum frame fastened to the main bulkhead.
  • Hull is reinforced in way of keel with several transverse molded stringers.
Deck Hardware
  • Large modern cockpit with molded foot braces on centerline.
  • Non slip finish to all horizontal deck surfaces in white.
  • Molded Toe-rail forward.
  • Bolts, screws and fitting are all made of stainless steel, marine grade anodized.
  • Stainless steel forestay attachment plate.
  • Stainless steel pulpit single lifeline.
  • “U” bolt on the foredeck.
  • Stainless steel chain plates for cap shrouds, lower, shrouds and backstay.
  • Opening hatch (420 x 420 mm) mounted on cabin trunk forward of mast.
  • Two black anodized jib T tracks with cars.
  • Boom vang system (12:1) with swivel mounted cleats, on both sides of the coach roof.
  • Mainsheet traveler with coaming mounted (2:1) control line, cleats.
  • Mainsheet system (5:1) with swivel cam cleat and ratchet block on cockpit sole.
  • Cleats and blocks for backstay adjustment (4:1) led forward in cockpit to port and starboard.
  • Two 30:1 primary winches with cam cleats.
  • Internal bowsprit launching line led aft through fairleads to cabin trunk cam cleat.
  • Bullseye fairleads for furler control line (port with cam cleat) and tack line (starboard) to cabin side mounted clutch.
  • Two halyard storage bags shipped loose.
  • Spinnaker sheet blocks outboard of winches and aft.
  • Two stern pulpits.
  • Single continuous lifeline.
  • One fixed cabin window on each side of cabin side.
  • GRP main sliding hatch with acrylic one piece offshore drop board.
  • Winch handle.
  • Bow and stern running lights.
Keel & Rudder
  • Low VCG keel cast from lead and antimony, faired and finished with an epoxy primer and secured by way of stainless steel bolts to the integral molded hull sump.
  • Reinforced FRP rudder on transom with stainless steel fittings.
  • Laminated varnished wood tiller, with adjustable tiller extension.
Spars & Rigging
  • Mast and boom in anodized aluminum.
  • Headsail roller furling on headstay.
  • Two pairs of swept spreaders.
  • Stainless steel wire standing rigging with turnbuckle adjusters.
  • Backstay with adjustment tackle led to both sides of the cockpit.
  • Complete running rigging package.
Outboard Motor
  • Optional owner supplied, minimum 3.5hp long shaft recommended.
  • Low transom suitable for direct mounting of a 3 or 4 hp outboard.
Interior
  • Removable cabin sole.
  • Molded settee berths with access to storage below.
  • Large forward V-berth platform with two access panels above mast step.
  • Large removable molded step with space for an outboard and cooler to be stored aft.
  • Crane lifting bar integral to keel bolt system.
  • Interior reading light.
  • Electrical panel.
  • Battery box with straps (battery owner supplied).

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