How fast is a j105?

How fast is a j105?

In 15 knots true, reaching speeds of 10 knots plus are not uncommon. When the wind pipes up to 20 true the J/105 sails under its asymmetrical chute like a well-trained husky before a sled. Talking about sleds, it is not uncommon to blast along at 15 knots with fingertip control.

How big is a j105 boat?

34.5 ft
The International J/105 is a fixed keel one design racing sailboat. It was the first production boat featuring a retractable bowsprit, which allows for an unusually large asymmetrical spinnaker….J/105.

LOA 10.52 m (34.5 ft)
LWL 8.99 m (29.5 ft)
Beam 3.35 m (11.0 ft)
Hull appendages

What is VMG boat speed?

Velocity made good
Velocity made good, or VMG, is a term used in sailing, especially in yacht racing, indicating the speed of a sailboat towards (or from) the direction of the wind.

What is the average speed of a race boat?

Do boats go fast? With some popular boats average speed values

Type of boat Average speed Top speed
Deck boats 30 mph – 50 mph 60 mph
Cruiser 16 mph – 30 mph 50 mph
Cigarette boats 100 mph – 150 mph 150 mph
Racing boats 150 mph – 200 mph 200 mph

How much does a j80 cost?

The average price ranges between $25-35,000 all up, and as previously mentioned, the J/80 tends to hold its value since older boats are build solid and are competitive with newer boats.

How long is a j120 sailboat?

40 feet
Introduced with the 1995 model year, the J/120 was designed by the J/Boat team led by Rodney Johnstone. The overall length is 40 feet, or just a hair over 12 meters, which accounts for the model name. More than 200 boats were built over a 10-year production run.

Is a higher VMG better?

The rule of thumb is the lower the angle, the faster the boat will go, but it will be sailing further away from the mark. The higher the angle, the slower the boat will travel, but it will be sailing a more direct route to the mark. The crew therefore need to balance this trade-off between true boat speed and VMG.

What is TWS and VMG?

TWS True Wind Speed. VMC Velocity Made Good (to Waypoint, course) VMG Velocity Made Good (to Wind)

What is a good cruising speed for a boat?

Most mechanics and engineers suggest the best cruising speeds are achieved at 3400 and 3800 rpm respectively.

How big is a j80 boat?

26 ft

Hull weight 1,315 kg (2,899 lb)
LOA 8 m (26 ft)
LWL 6.71 m (22.0 ft)
Beam 2.51 m (8 ft 3 in)

How many feet is a j120?

The J/120 is the new 40 foot racer/cruiser from the Johnstone clan.

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