J-Boats Company is one of the most popular manufacturers of recreational boats in the world, especially since the creation and impulse that had the first model J/24 (24-foot sailboat) developed by Rod and Bob Johnstone (brothers) in 1977. Nowadays, with new models, and series, there are many sailing enthusiasts that buy these sailboats due to the prices and great qualities.
The company managed by Johnstones has a performance oriented segment on the market; the company included a category of boat that could make an awesome performance whether for race courses due to its speed and cruises alike due to its comfort and easy function.
The boats designed in J-Boat Company are easy to control even for one only person; these boats are safe thanks to its design; it’s secured to the bowsprit that eliminate wild oscillations. The J-boats are fast, thanks to the asymmetrical greater power pushes forward of the true wind direction. In our website you can find the J boat model you want by our boat search.
Rod Johnstone was a salesman for a sailing trade magazine, and had studied the Yatch design adequate to design his own sailboat which finally resulted in the J/24 model; it’s been over 30 years since during the summer of 1975 when Rod and his family turned a family hobby into a family business because they found great acceptance in the public and sailors experienced or novice.
Some of the advantages that models from J boats provide facilities that no other boats give to sail easily with a crew of less than 3 people abroad, up or downwind and thanks to the modern equipment such as GPS you can boat along according to the speed and sailing angle.