J/27 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/27. Built by J Boats and designed by Rod Johnstone, the boat was first built in 1984. It has a hull type of Fin w/transom hung rudder and LOA is 8.38. Its sail area/displacement ratio 23.98. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on Outboard.

J/27 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/27 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8.38 m / 27.49 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/transom hung rudder
S.A. (reported):33.82 m2 / 364.04 ft2
Draft (max):1.49 m / 4.89 ft
Displacement:1724 kg / 3800.76 lbs
Ballast:694 kg / 1530.01 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1992
Designers:Rod Johnstone
LWL:7.01 m / 23.00 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:13.94
Capsize Screening Formula:2.18

Rig And Sail Specs

I:9.14 m / 29.99 ft
S.A. Fore:10.06 m / 33.01 ft
E:3.81 m / 12.50 ft
S.A. Fore:14.63 m2 / 157.48 ft2
S.A. Main:19.16 m2 / 206.24 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)33.79 m2 / 363.71 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Builders:J Boats
Designers:Rod Johnstone


Who designed the J/27?

J/27 was designed by Rod Johnstone.

Who builds J/27?

J/27 is built by J Boats.

When was J/27 first built?

J/27 was first built in 1984.

How long is J/27?

J/27 is 7.01 m in length.

What is mast height on J/27?

J/27 has a mast height of 10.06 m.

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