J/130 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of J/130. Built by J Boats and designed by Rod Johnstone, the boat was first built in 1994. It has a hull type of Fin w/bulb & spade rudder and LOA is 13.01. Its sail area/displacement ratio 25.21. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

J/130 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about J/130 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:13.01 m / 42.68 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
S.A. (reported):88.72 m2 / 954.97 ft2
Draft (max):2.59 m / 8.50 ft
Displacement:6804 kg / 15000.23 lbs
Ballast:3062 kg / 6750.55 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:2002
Designers:Rod Johnstone
LWL:11.64 m / 38.19 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:19.65
Capsize Screening Formula:2.08

Rig And Sail Specs

I:17.37 m / 56.99 ft
S.A. Fore:16 m / 52.49 ft
E:5.64 m / 18.50 ft
S.A. Fore:43.69 m2 / 470.28 ft2
S.A. Main:45.12 m2 / 485.67 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)88.8 m2 / 955.84 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:114 L / 30.12 gals


Water:132 L / 34.87 gals


Builders:J Boats
Designers:Rod Johnstone


Who designed the J/130?

J/130 was designed by Rod Johnstone.

Who builds J/130?

J/130 is built by J Boats.

When was J/130 first built?

J/130 was first built in 1994.

How long is J/130?

J/130 is 11.64 m in length.

What is mast height on J/130?

J/130 has a mast height of 16 m.

Member Boats at HarborMoor