J/32 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/32. Built by J Boats and designed by Alan Johnstone, the boat was first built in 1996. It has a hull type of Fin w/bulb & spade rudder and LOA is 9.94. Its sail area/displacement ratio 17.92. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Yanmar, runs on Diesel.

J/32 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/32 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:9.94 m / 32.61 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
S.A. (reported):48.12 m2 / 517.96 ft2
Draft (max):1.8 m / 5.91 ft
Displacement:4536 kg / 10000.16 lbs
Ballast:1742 kg / 3840.45 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:2003
Designers:Alan Johnstone
LWL:8.78 m / 28.81 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:21.17
Capsize Screening Formula:2.05

Rig And Sail Specs

I:11.95 m / 39.21 ft
S.A. Fore:11.73 m / 38.48 ft
E:4.72 m / 15.49 ft
S.A. Fore:20.03 m2 / 215.60 ft2
S.A. Main:27.72 m2 / 298.38 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)47.75 m2 / 513.98 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank



Water:189 L / 49.93 gals


Builders:J Boats
Designers:Alan Johnstone


Who designed the J/32?

J/32 was designed by Alan Johnstone.

Who builds J/32?

J/32 is built by J Boats.

When was J/32 first built?

J/32 was first built in 1996.

How long is J/32?

J/32 is 8.78 m in length.

What is mast height on J/32?

J/32 has a mast height of 11.73 m.

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