1985 27.5' J Boats J 27

Ossining, New York, United States
$9,000 USD
Condition: Fair

Flexible about price. Want to see her go to a good owner.

Originally from Chesapeake Bay area. Previously owned by Howie McMichael. Raced in EBYRA and HRYRA. Located in Westchester County on the Hudson River.

In pretty decent shape but 1 stanchion needs to be rebedded and others should be at some point in time.

She’s been stored on the hard and covered for the past 2 years. Recently uncovered and cleaned.

Equipment: Sail inventory: Dacron main; Kevlar #1 155% Genoa; Dacron #3 95% Jib; Nylon chute & reacher ( 3 blown out sails useful for manufacturer trade in deals)

Outboard: 5hp Mercury 4-stroke. 6 years old, <50 hours.

Winches: Barient 2-speed primaries and cabin tops

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Specs

Designer
Rod Johnstone
Builder
J Boats
Association
J/27 Class Association
# Built
211
Hull
Monohull
Keel
?
Rudder
?
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
27 5 / 8.4 m
Waterline Length
4 11 / 1.5 m
Beam
4 11 / 1.5 m
Draft
8 11 / 2.7 m
Displacement
3,800 lb / 1,724 kg
Ballast
1,530 lb / 694 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
364′² / 33.8 m²
Total Sail Area
364′² / 33.8 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
206′² / 19.2 m²
P
33 0 / 10.1 m
E
12 6 / 3.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
157′² / 14.6 m²
I
29 11 / 9.1 m
J
10 5 / 3.2 m
Forestay Length
31 9 / 9.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?
Engine Hours
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.5 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
23.92
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.26
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
130.72
light
Comfort Ratio
13.65
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.18
better suited for coastal cruising

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