About J/105 Class Association
Introduced in 1991 as the first modern day keelboat with bow-sprit and asymmetric spinnaker, the J/105 today is the most successful one-design keelboat class over 30′ in the USA. The Class Rules include an owner-driver rule, tight restrictions on Category 3 professionals and annual sail purchase restrictions to keep racing affordable and as Corinthian as modern one-design can be.
Boats Produced: Approx. 690
Class boat builder(s):
Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? Approx. 500
Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:
Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? Yes
Ideal combined weight of range of crew: 1,102 lbs.
Boat Designed in 1991
Beam: 11 Ft.
Weight of rigged boat without sails: 7,750 lbs.
Draft: 6.5 Ft.
Mast Height: 42 Ft.