2008 J Boats J/122

  • 40 ft
  • Racer and Cruiser
  • Norwalk, CT, US

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Best J/122 on the market. This 3-cabin/1-head model is extremely clean and well-equipped. Used almost exclusively as a cruising boat from 2009 to 2014. Many upgrades in 2015 and 2016 including bottom, sails, rigging and electronics to enable double-handed racing. Passed 2016 inspection for Newport Bermuda Race but did not participate. IRC and PHRF certificates current. 

Also equipped for extensive cruising, with dodger, bimini, anchor/windlass etc. A true dual-purpose racer/cruiser!

Shown by appointment only - please inquire with listing broker.


Basic Information

J Boats
Norwalk, CT, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
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Racer and Cruiser
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Dimensions & Weight

40 ft - 12.19 meter
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Tri-cabin, single head layout:

FORWARD CABIN has large double V berth (slats beneath, top-access lockers below), large hanging locker, desk w/storage above & below, locker & book shelf to port, access door to main cabin & forward head.

HEAD integrally molded w/shower tray, recessed synthetic resin sink, hand-held h/c pressure shower, storage area, recessed access door to main & forward cabins.

PORT & STARBOARD AFT CABINS, each w/large double berth, large hanging locker, shelves on hull side, engine access, recessed access doors to main cabin.

MAIN CABIN has port & starboard settee berths, storage lockers behind backrests, lockers & book shelf outboard port & starboard, flip-up pilot berth to port, drop-leaf table, cupboards to starboard. One set of canvas slip covers.

U-SHAPED GALLEY to starboard; forward-facing chart table to port.

Blue alcatara (ultra suede) cushions w/protective covers, lee cloths on main cabin berths; protective covers for chart table, galley & saloon table, extra set of canvas cushion covers.

5-Outlet Webasto warm air heating throughout, insulated ducting; heat exchanger serviced 2016


Double s/s sink

2-Burner gimballed LPG stove w/oven

Top-loading ice box/fridge with DC-powered refrigeration

Additional dry food storage box (under starboard settee)

Pure water filter

Schenker 30 water maker (under starboard aft cabin)

92 gal. Water capacity (42 gal. alum. tank, add'l 50 gal. flexible tank under port aft cabin)

Hot & cold pressure water


2016 -  Race bottom (soda blasted, barrier coat, sprayed/wet sanded VC Offshore)

2016 - All 5 thru-hulls replaced


2016 - Raymarine E95 chart plotter w/chips for Atlantic/Bermuda charts

2016 - Updated Digital Class B AIS w/dedicated GPS

2016 - ICOM M506 VHF w/add'l waterproof handset in cockpit & mast cable

Raymarine ST60 Tri-Data, wind; 2 graphic multi-function displays

Raymarine auto pilot & course computer w/rate gyro, 2 ST60 auto pilot control heads, hand-held remote control

Raymarine GPS

McMurdo ICS Nav6 Navtex & instrument repeater at chart table

SeaMe electronic radar reflector

Sony FM stereo/CD player, aux input for iPod, 2 inside & 2 outside speakers


Upgraded 4-battery bank (3 AGM 110 amp hr house new July 2014, 1 engine start)

110/240V Mastervolt Chargemaster 12/50 3-battery charger

Studer digital battery monitor

3 Fixed, 4 flexible solar panels (218 watt nominal output), regulator

2 Cigarette lighter 12V charging sockets

2 Main sockets

LED lighting throughout (interior, masthead tri-color, anchor, navigation)

Ampair towed generator w/course & fine turbines, regulator

(Owner's battery consumption records/analysis available)


2015 Quantum racing main, 18000 dpi carbon/Aramid integrated fiber, 52.796 sq. m.

2016 Mack Pack main, cover, lazy jacks

2015 Quantum racing AP1 Jib, 14000 dpi carbon/Aramid integrated fiber, 42.225 sq. m.

2015 Quantum racing Code 0, triradial asymetrical, CZ 30 HP (30%), CZ 15 HP (70%), 115.647 sq. m., self furler & related hardware

12/2013 Banks hydranet main w/3 reefs, Stack Pack, lazy jacks (ydranet is a Dyneema weave, not dacron, which offers a substantially-increased longevity & shape retention as compared to dacron or a racing laminate)

12/2013 Banks hydranet #2 furling jib

5/2009 Elvstrom aramid fibre #1 genoa, "only used 2 or 3 times"

2008 Doyle light/medium #1 jib

5/2009 Elvstrom aramid fibre #3/4 jib

5/2009 Elvstrom .9 oz. 150 sq.m asym. spinnaker, "only used 2 or 3 times"

5/2009 Elvstrom 1.5 oz. 120 sq.m asym. spinnaker

2008 Doyle asym spinnaker 

120 sq.m Heavy downwind "VMG" spinnaker

80 sq.m Furling spinnaker (short on hoist, cut flat as small code zero)

Storm jib


Genoa cover


2016 - Rig pulled, inspected, serviced, re-stepped

2016 - Bobstay fitting installed

2016 - New D1 and D2 Rod Standing rigging, and new Headstay toggle; Rod Backstay shortened, Backstay adjuster serviced

2016 - Installed Harkin in-hauler system

2016 - Serviced remote panel hydraulic backstay adjuster, panel installed on forward face of pedestal, s/s hydraulic

2016 - Replaced Main Halyard.

Hall Spars auto-claved carbon mast - white Awlgrip, runnerless w/double spreaders, Antal mainsail track

White painted aluminum boom, 12:1 outhaul purchase system, 2 reef line sheaves, internal mainsheet anchoring point, forward articulated blocks to deck

Nitronic 50 discontinuous rod rigging  panel guard

Jib furling system w/integrated furler drum into deck

Retractable carbon bowsprit controlled from cockpit, watertight containment box drains   overboard. 2016 - Replaced tack line

Solid Nautos boom vang, 24:1 integral purchase system

2 Genoa, 2 spinnaker halyards

Harken jib tracks, ball-bearing car system, 8:1 adjustable purchase led to cockpit

Harken spinnaker sheet blocks

Harken winches include 2 #48.2 STA self-tailing primaries, 2 #46.2 STA mainsheet, 2 #44.2 STA halyard on aft end of coach roof


Volvo D2 40 HP sail drive fresh-water cooled diesel inboard w/heat exchanger

Controls & fuel gauge recessed in cockpit: rev. counter, hour meter, oil pressure/low       voltage/water temp alarms

2-Blade folding prop

Wheel steering

Emergency tiller, steering oar


2016 - EPIRB

Vessel was not launched/commissioning until May 2009

Horseshoe life buoy

Jon Buoy inflatable dan buoy

Baltic man-overboard recovery sling & floating light

Jack stays

Float controlled electric bilge pump

Manual bilge pumps (cockpit & cabin)

Fire blanket

4 Fire extinguishers

Spray hood & helm bimini, connector w/side & aft screens, cockpit & deck cushions, cockpit table, 6 rope bags; protective covers for wheel, washboard & 4 hatches; transom storage box w/provision for additional gas bottles, gas supply to transom box for barbeque, 1000 watt anchor windlass w/J Boats optional anchor roller, 30# Delta anchor w/chain & rode, 16# Fortress kedge w/chain & rode, fenders & dock lines, transom ladder, teak outboard bracket, flush-folding mid cleats, assorted spares; owner's notes, instructions & manuals


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Contact Michael Beers, listing broker

718-764-7215 Cell


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