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.
An iteration of the J 111, the J 11 S Grand Prix is a model geared towards singlehanded or double-handed racing, with a large tiller, a twin rudder and an optimised sail plan.
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.
The keel is composed of a fully encapsulated cast iron fin keel and a lead bulb to obtain the greatest possible stability.
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.
Opting for carbon for the rudder, mast and bowsprit brings lightweight design and performance.
The carbon for the mast uses high modulus fibre.