J/37 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/37. Built by J Boats and designed by Rod Johnstone, the boat was first built in 1987. It has a hull type of Fin w/spade rudder and LOA is 11.41. Its sail area/displacement ratio 21.24. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by Volvo Penta, runs on Diesel.

J/37 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/37 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:11.41 m / 37.43 ft
Rigging Type:Masthead Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/spade rudder
S.A. (reported):69.68 m2 / 750.03 ft2
Draft (max):2.21 m / 7.25 ft
Displacement:6123 kg / 13498.89 lbs
Ballast:2585 kg / 5698.94 lbs
Ballast Type:Lead
Last Built:1991
Designers:Rod Johnstone
LWL:9.88 m / 32.41 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:21.68
Capsize Screening Formula:2.08

Rig And Sail Specs

I:15.7 m / 51.51 ft
S.A. Fore:13.72 m / 45.01 ft
E:5.03 m / 16.50 ft
S.A. Fore:35.17 m2 / 378.57 ft2
S.A. Main:34.49 m2 / 371.25 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)69.66 m2 / 749.81 ft2

Auxillary Power Tank

Make:Volvo Penta
Fuel:114 L / 30.12 gals


Water:189 L / 49.93 gals


Builders:J Boats
Designers:Rod Johnstone


Who designed the J/37?

J/37 was designed by Rod Johnstone.

Who builds J/37?

J/37 is built by J Boats.

When was J/37 first built?

J/37 was first built in 1987.

How long is J/37?

J/37 is 9.88 m in length.

What is mast height on J/37?

J/37 has a mast height of 13.72 m.

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