J/80 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/80. Built by J Boats and designed by Rod Johnstone, the boat was first built in 1992. It has a hull type of Fin w/transom hung rudder and LOA is 8. Its sail area/displacement ratio 26.66. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

J/80 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/80 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:8 m / 26.25 ft
Rigging Type:Fractional Sloop
Hull Type:Fin w/transom hung rudder
S.A. (reported):31.4 m2 / 337.99 ft2
Draft (max):1.49 m / 4.89 ft
Displacement:1315 kg / 2899.08 lbs
Ballast:635 kg / 1399.93 lbs
Designers:Rod Johnstone
LWL:6.71 m / 22.01 ft

Sail Boat Calculation

Comfort Ratio:11.58
Capsize Screening Formula:2.32

Rig And Sail Specs

I:9.6 m / 31.50 ft
ISP:9.14 m / 29.99 ft
E:3.81 m / 12.50 ft
ISP:10.06 m / 33.01 ft
S.A. Fore:13.9 m2 / 149.62 ft2


Builders:J Boats
Designers:Rod Johnstone


Who designed the J/80?

J/80 was designed by Rod Johnstone.

Who builds J/80?

J/80 is built by J Boats.

When was J/80 first built?

J/80 was first built in 1992.

How long is J/80?

J/80 is 6.71 m in length.

What is mast height on J/80?

J/80 has a mast height of 9.14 m.

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