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42' J Boats J/130 1994

$ 115,000

Experience unparalleled sailing with the J/130 – a sailboat like no other. Its unique blend of exceptional sail-carrying power and effortless handling, perfect for smaller crews, promises a journey filled with seemingly effortless speed.

The J/130 is a masterpiece of modern design, utilizing cutting-edge materials known for their remarkable strength and durability. Here’s why it stands out:

Its exceptionally low center of gravity ensures a high righting moment, granting impressive windward performance even without crew members on the rail.

With a lengthy waterline-to-beam ratio, it excels in maintaining superb directional stability, guaranteeing safe navigation in vast offshore waters.

The generous sail area-to-wetted surface ratio guarantees stellar light air performance, making it a true all-weather champion.

Picture the endless possibilities that open up when you choose the J/130. Imagine the joy of sharing the thrill of this fast, safe, and easily manageable boat with your friends, and how it will elevate your sailing adventures to new heights.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by McMichael Yacht Brokers. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 115,000
  • Builder:

    J Boats

  • Model:


  • Year:


  • Location:

    Darien , Connecticut, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 42 ft 8 in
  • Display Length: 42 ft
  • Beam: --
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 80 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 30 gals
  • Engine Details: YANMAR 3JH2-TE
  • Engine 1: 1994 2650.00 HRS 47.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

1994 J/130 – Jayhawk

Shoal draft keel (7’2”)

Carbon fiber mast

Upgrades and Improvements

2022 Bottom soda blasted to gelcoat

Two coats of epoxy barrier coat

Two coats of Black Widow bottom paint, burnished to 600

2022 NEW PYI Max-Prop, 20”, 2-blade, folding

2021 NEW Lewmar Series 60 Ocean Hatch in v-berth

2021 NEW Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with WiFi

2020 NEW All new B&G electronics package (chart plotter, instruments, radar, autopilot)

2020 NEW Fusion stereo (Sirius/XM, Bluetooth, AM/FM)

2020 NEW ICOM VHF Marine Transceiver w/GPS

2020 Mast, boom, spreaders painted

2019 Sailtec integrated backstay rebuilt

2019 Origo 6000 alcohol stove/oven

2018 Mixing elbow replaced

2017 Starboard and port decks re-cored (foam) – better than new!

2016 All rod rigging replaced

2006 Rudder bearings and cutlass bearing replaced


2015 Genoa 100%, Doyle, Excellent, Dimension X-Tech 20

2010 Mainsail, Doyle, Excellent, Aramid/Carbon w/taffeta

2009 Genoa 142%, Elliot/Pattison, Like new, Aramid, Heavy

1996, Gennaker, North, Good

1996, Spinnaker, North, Very good


Radar 2020

B&G HALO20 24 NM 20-inch pulse compression radar

Instruments 2020

B&G Triton² Speed / Depth / Wind

Triton² 4.1 inch color display, DST800 transducer WS310 wind sensor

B&G H5000 Graphic Display

SailSteer, Start Line, WindPlot, Laylines, etc.

Chart Plotter

2020 - B&G Zeus³S-9 Multi-function display, with C-Map cartography

Auto pilot

2020 - Simrad NAC-3 Autopilot

NAC-3 autopilot computer, Precision-9 compass and RF-25 Rudder Feedback unit

B&G Triton² Autopilot controller

B&G Triton² Digital Display


2020 - Icom M330 Fixed Mount VHF Marine Transceiver w/GPS

Built-in Class D DSC w/ ch70 watch

NMEA 0183 interface


2021 - Vesper Marine XB-8000 smartAIS Transponder with WiFi


2020 Fusion Apollo MS-RA670 Stereo, 2-Zones 280 Watt Total

Electrical System

House batteries 2020 Three AGM Group 27, 270 amp hours

Starting battery 2022 Group 24

Shore inlet: 30 amp Marinco twist lock

Navigation lights: bow LED stbd/port, stern, anchor, steaming


Engine: Yanmar 3JH2-TE, 47 HP, 2650 hours (approximate)

Bilge pumps: Rule 2000 GPH electric, manual Whale gusher

Steering: Edson pedestal with 54” aluminum wheel with leather grip

Propeller: PYI Max-Prop, 20”, 2-blade, folding


Fuel: welded aluminum, 30 gal

Water: three tanks, approx 80 gal total

Holding: linear polyethylene 13 gal


Water heater – 6 gallon Raritan

Origo 6000 alcohol stove/oven


Lewmar Ocean Hatch size 60 – new 2021 (v-berth), 2005 (salon)

Refrigeration Sea Frost engine driven or shore power

Carbon monoxide detector, smoke detector

Bilge high water detector/alarm

GCFI 110 VAC outlets in head and galley

Spars and Rigging

Tapered Hall carbon mast

Hall aluminum boom

Retractable carbon sprit

Aluminum whisker pole

Navtec continuous rod rigging and turnbuckles

Sailtec 14” integral hydraulic backstay adjuster

Spartite mast collar


Two Lewmar #58 AST 2-speed primary self-tailing

Two Lewmar #44 AST 2-speed mainsheet self-tailing

Two Lewmar #48 AST 2-speed halyard self-tailing

Winch handles 3 composite, 3 SS

Hall Quik-vang rigid boom vang

Harken traveler system with continuous control line

Harken roller-furler with twin-foil

Ground Tackle

CQR 35 Ib. anchor

Fortress (large) anchor

2015 250’ rope/chain anchor rode

2015 Lewmar 12 V2 windlass


Thurston dodger w/side curtains, green Sunbrella 2007

Thurston sailcover – green Sunbrella, 2007

Over-boom cockpit tent, beige, 2017


Ritchie 5” Compass pedestal mount

Dock lines, fenders, green pile fender covers

Emergency tiller

Safety flares


Life jackets

Four fire extinguishers

Aft deck shower system

ATN Topclimber

Lifesling2 Crew Overboard retrieval system


Mercury 11.5’ inflatable dinghy (2008), 4hp Tohatsu outboard (2021)


– Spray Hood

– Mainsail Cover

Electrical Equipment

– Shore Power Inlet


– Depthsounder

– Radar

– Log-Speedometer

– Wind Speed and Direction

– Navigation Center

– Radio

– Compass

Inside Equipment

– Electric Bilge Pump

– Oven

– Manual Bilge Pump

– Marine Head

– Hot Water

– Refrigerator

– Battery Charger

Outside Equipment/Extras

– Tender: Mercury 11.5’ inflatable dinghy (2008), 4hp Tohatsu outboard (2021)

– Cockpit Cushions

– Cockpit Table

– Swimming Ladder


– Steering Wheel


– Fully Battened Mainsail

– Spinnaker

– Gennaker/Cruising Spinnaker

– Genoa

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