J 111  Sport sailboat

J 111 Sport sailboat

The adrenalin rises as you head out of port, accompanied by the smiles of friends and the rush of the waves. The boat accelerates away in the slightest gust. With the J 111, you’ll quickly access a whole range of new ambitions with surprising ease. Savour the moment, explore your true potential. Book your J 111 test.

Making an average speed of over 8 knots, with the speedo hitting more than a 10-knot average the moment the sheets are eased to fill the sails, high-performance sailing is within reach and you’re sure to excite envy along the way!

With its elegant interior designed to accommodate several people, this boat has all the equipment you need to enjoy some comfortable nights on-board, including an oven, a refrigeration unit, a pressurised water system and a wealth of stowage. Its interior L-shaped layout frees up all the necessary space in the saloon for comfortable seating on the benches. The berths have been designed to be retractable so as to optimise the space and provide an opportunity for optimised stowage when racing.

The J 111 is a solid boat, which stays true to the original: it’s the trademark of the J yard! That’s been part of the attraction for numerous sailors since its launch in 2011, particularly for racers who like to get together for one design races aboard, during the various international gatherings organised each year.

To achieve such levels of performance, there is great attention to detail with regards to its construction. It’s the lightest boat on the market, with superior carbon components. A great deal of precision has gone into the finish of the appendages.

The J 111 has made a name for itself in one design events, European and World championships, as well as all the major classics: Fastnet Race, Rolex Middle Sea Race, Mackinac race, etc. Proof of its ability to compete with the bigger boats!

This yacht is easy to manoeuvre double-handed. The crew can totally handle the asymmetric spinnaker, where it usually takes five or six people on a boat of this size. The J 111 enables a daysail with fingertip-control at the helm. Let your family and friends enjoy the delights of high-speed sailing without being required to help.

Equipment

Composites

The materials for the sandwich and infusion composite construction are selected with precision so as to achieve the best possible combination of lightness/solidity on the market.

Keel

The keel is composed of a fully encapsulated cast iron fin keel and a lead bulb to obtain the greatest possible stability.

Rig

To offer you the highest standard of equipment on the market, the rig on the J 111 is the fruit of a very precise selection process.

Carbon

Opting for carbon for the rudder, mast and bowsprit brings lightweight design and performance.
The carbon for the mast uses high modulus fibre.

Composites

The materials for the sandwich and infusion composite construction are selected with precision so as to achieve the best possible combination of lightness/solidity on the market.

Keel

The keel is composed of a fully encapsulated cast iron fin keel and a lead bulb to obtain the greatest possible stability.

Rig

To offer you the highest standard of equipment on the market, the rig on the J 111 is the fruit of a very precise selection process.

Carbon

Opting for carbon for the rudder, mast and bowsprit brings lightweight design and performance.
The carbon for the mast uses high modulus fibre.

World Sailing standards

The J 111 has been recognised by World Sailing as being “Offshore certified”, enabling it to feature an offshore race programme.

Build precision

The keel and the rudder are aligned by laser to guarantee a high level of precision and similar positioning for each craft.

The apogee of the Sportsboat

The J 111 is the largest sportsboat built by J Composites to date. It groups together all the latest technologies of a high-performance race boat.

Expanding class

If the class racing is fast expanding worldwide, it’s because the J 111 is a very accessible and high-performance one design.

Respecting the class measurement

J Composites places a significant emphasis on respecting the class measurement. With more than 10,000 sport boats built in over 30 years, the J Composites yard has manufacturing tolerance down to a fine art.

Equipment

One design requires precise equipment in terms of deck hardware and sail area, resulting in an interesting race programme whilst limiting the expense of the arms race.

Thrills

The lightweight design of the J 111 enables it to take off in the slightest gust so it’s like sailing a 36-foot sports dinghy. One design racing is a guarantee of a thrilling ride!

LOA 11.00m
Waterline length 9.97m
Maximum beam 3.29m
Draught 2.20m
Upwind sail area 70m²
Displacement 4,250kg
Ballast weight 1,570kg
CE approval Category A

A leading brand

Wherever your voyage takes you, your yacht will be recognised and admired. J boats are renowned for their sailing prowess, their longevity and how enjoyable they are to sail.

A history

It is the story of a family and a team of enthusiasts, whose aim has always been to design the best yacht of its category.

Innovations

Innovation has always been part of the brand’s DNA: infusion, use of a retractable carbon bowsprit, build technology…

International monitoring

The presence of a dense international network means that you have advice and services at your fingertips in the majority of countries you’ll navigate.