J/160 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/160. Built by J Boats and designed by Rod Johnstone, the boat was first built in 1996. It has a hull type of Fin w/bulb & spade rudder and LOA is 16.06. Its sail area/displacement ratio 22.31. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

J/160 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/160 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:16.06 m / 52.69 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
S.A. (reported):127.83 m2 / 1375.95 ft2
Draft (max):2.13 m / 6.99 ft
Displacement:14152 kg / 31199.78 lbs
Ballast:5443 kg / 11999.75 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:2000
Designers:Rod Johnstone
LWL:14.48 m / 47.51 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:27.92
Capsize Screening Formula:1.85

Rig And Sail Specs

I:20.27 m / 66.50 ft
ISP:18.9 m / 62.01 ft
E:7.36 m / 24.15 ft
ISP:20.88 m / 68.50 ft
S.A. Fore:58.17 m2 / 626.14 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Fuel:284 L / 75.02 gals


Water:568 L / 150.05 gals


Builders:J Boats
Designers:Rod Johnstone


Who designed the J/160?

J/160 was designed by Rod Johnstone.

Who builds J/160?

J/160 is built by J Boats.

When was J/160 first built?

J/160 was first built in 1996.

How long is J/160?

J/160 is 14.48 m in length.

What is mast height on J/160?

J/160 has a mast height of 18.9 m.

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