J/109, 2005, Houston, Texas, $249,000, ad expired

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2005 J/109 "Mojo"


  • LOA 35.25' 10.75 m
  • LWL 30.50' 9.30 m
  • Beam 11.50' 3.51 m
  • Standard Draft 7.00' 2.10 m
  • Shoal Keel Option 5.75' 1.75 m
  • Displacement 10,900 pounds 4,944 kilos
  • Lead Keel 3,900 pounds 1,769
  • Engine 28 hp 28 hp
  • 100% SA 644' 59.8 m
  • I 46.50' 14.17 m
  • ISP 49.60' 15.11 m
  • J 13.30' 4.05 m
  • P 43.25' 13.18 m
  • E 15.50' 4.72 m
  • Bow Sprit 5.50' 1.67 m
  • SA/Dspl 21
  • Dspl/L 172

    The J/109 features the popular carbon fibre retractable bowsprit and asymmetric spinnaker system and a cruisable 2-cabin interior layout with standing headroom. She is designed with a very low VCG, long waterline, and generous sail plan with the horse power for competitive racing and stability for relaxed cruising when the racing crew is not aboard. Extremely competitive under IRC and PHRF, there is also an extremely strong international one-design circuit for the J/109. In the US there are several dedicated J/109 one-design regattas including Key West Race Week, Block Island Race Week, Charleston Race Week and the very popular NOOD regattas around the country.

    The J/109 is stable, easy to sail, and a proven performance boat. There is interior volume and amenities necessary for comfortable cruising and a great dual purpose deck layout.

    The sleek profile and generous sailplan give one an immediate sense of the speed potential of the J/109. The hull profile reveals a long waterline, low wetted surface and a low VCG fin keel (7), designed for excellent stability when sailing short-handed.

    Sail handling systems follow the J philosophy of keeping things easy. Halyards and reef lines are cockpit led, mainsheet controls are within reach of the wheel, and inboard sheeting tracks permit the use of both overlapping and non-overlapping headsails. There is ample on-deck stowage, thanks to the removable transom locker, cockpit seat locker and a bow compartment large enough for both the anchor rode and the asymmetric spinnaker.

    "Mojo's" interior features two private sleeping cabins. The L shaped galley includes a double sink, two burner propane stove and a pressure water system. The nav station is a large sit-down forward-facing console with abundant space for instrument displays. The head is conveniently located aft near the companionway, providing easy access from the cockpit while underway.

    The J/109 laminates and structure are engineered to optimize strength and durability without excess weight. J/109s are built utilizing the SCRIMP infusion moulding process. This patented process yields hull and deck laminates that are nearly 50% stronger than those built with conventional hand lay-up methods.

    "Mojo" is powered by a Yanmar 29 hp saildrive diesel engine and a two bladed folding propeller.

    "Mojo" has a proven race record and comes fully equipped

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