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1999 J Boats J/120

Monterey, California


40' J Boats J/120 '99 "Sur"

The J/120 is a popular racer/cruiser that was produced from 1994 to 2006. In this case, the current owner has mostly cruised and SUR is a Mexico vet. SUR is set up for cruising but would be suitable for club racing.


Listed by Yachtfinders Windseakers

THIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH YACHTFINDERS WINDSEAKERS 831-375-0648 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY MURRELL YACHTS. Murrell Yachts is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Sur
Make: J Boats
Model: J/120
Year: 1999
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: J Boats
Designer: Rod Johnstone
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TSP12104F899
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Bulb Keel


Length: 40 ft / 12.19 m
Length Overall: 40'3 ft / 12.27 m
Length Of Deck: 40'3 ft / 12.27 m
Waterline Length: 34'6 ft / 10.52 m
Beam: 12 ft / 3.66 m
Max Draft: 7 ft / 2.13 m
Min Draft: 7 ft
Displacement: 13,900 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6 ft / 1.83 m
Ballast: 6,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3JH2E
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 38hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Folding
  • Year: 1999
Cruising Speed: 7 kn
Propeller RPM: 2800
Maximum Speed: 8.4 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 28 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 60 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity:
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Racers, Cruisers


Master stateroom forward which features a V-berth followed by three drawers and an enclosed head with vanity and shower to starboard and a settee and hanging locker to port.

Next aft is the salon featuring a centerline folding leaf dinette table with port and starboard settee/berths with storage cabinets and shelves out board.

To starboard of the companionway is a forward-facing nav station with access to the aft guest cabin which features a double berth, a small settee and a hanging locker.

To port of the companionway is the L-shaped galley with access to the storage locker aft.

The engine is located directly under the companionway. Five opening deck hatches and eight opening ports keep the interior well-lit and well-ventilated.


Adler Barbour 12V refrigeration

3-burner Force 10 propane stove

Pressure and manual fresh and sea water systems

15-gal water heater

(2) sinks

Electronics and Navigation

Raymarine i60 wind speed and direction

B&G 2000 speed and distance logs

B&G 2000 depth souder

Raymarine Evolution autopilot

5" Ritchie compass, 9-axis heading sensor

Garmin GPSMAP 930 GPS chart plotter

Garmin GPSMAP 930

Furuno radar

VHF radio

Clock and barometer

Rudder angle indicator

Stereo (not operational)


12V DC and 110V AC

(2) 27 wet cell batteries (100 amp hrs ea)

(1) 27 gell battery (100 amp hrs)

Battery parallel switch

Battery monitor

Pro Mariner SS40 battery charger


Solar panels (in storage)

50’ 30amp shore power cord


Fortress FX 23 anchor with chain and rode

Delta anchor (in storage)

Dodger (in storage)

Wheel and mainsail covers

10' 6" Achilles inflatable floor dinghy with Johnson 8hp outboard

Anchor and steaming lights

Running lights

Bow pulpit and rails

Lifelines and stanchions

Boarding gates

Dock lines and fenders

Swim ladder

Swim platform


(7) Lewmar halyard clutches

Harken movable cars


Actual LOA: 40’ 3”

Last bottom paint – 10/2021

Sails and Rigging

Manual boom vang

Rod standing rigging

Hydraulic backstay adjuster

Aluminum keel-stepped mast

Mainsheet traveler

Harken roller furling on headsail


 (2) Harken 44 mainsheet

 (2) Harken 44 cabin top

 (2) Harken 48 primaries

 All serviced and reconditioned in 2023


 #1 North 3DL (older but serviceable)

 #2 North 3D (older but serviceable)

 #3 (5) North and Ullman


 A-2 (2) asymmetrical spinnakers

 A-4 asymmetrical spinnaker with sock

Engine and Mechanical

Emergency engine stop

Engine alarm

Fuel filter

Raw water sea strainer

Stove and engine fuel shut-off valves

Cockpit engine controls

Acoustic engine are insulation

(1) manual bilge pump

Plastic holding tank – approx. 14-gal

Rainman watermaker – 35gph


(8) life jackets

(2) fire extinguishers

Emergency tiller



Other Features and Equipment

The boat does not have a transferable slip.


All seller’s personal effects on board and the dehumidifier are excluded from the sale of this vessel.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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