20ft J18 Classic wooden open day boat

Price Details

Price: £7,950 GBP
Location: West Mersea, Essex GB
Year: 1944
Condition: Refitted 2018 and in commission
Category: Sail
Class: Day sailers, Classic open boat race cruiser
Keel Type: Full Keel


Scandinavian 3/4 decked open cruiser racer. Varnished Oak clinker planked hull, Bermudian Sloop rig. Shelter deck forward. Hull has been completely stripped back and re varnished for this season, sits on a swinging mooring. New sails.
Built: 1944 Sail no; J18 68.


Nominal Length: 6.10m
Length Overall: 6.10m


Beam: 2.02 m
Draft: 0.85 m
Max Draft: 0.85 m

Displacement: 1.00 tonne
Cruising Speed: 4 knots

Passenger Capacity: 3

Boat Name: Framat ex Vanessa


Hull Material: Wood
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 8: knots


Clinker planked, Oak on oak. Three quarter decked, slightly raised shelter deck forward. Probably pine planks. Vessel underwent an extensive refit last year all old varnish removed and re-varnished. Open cockpit. Shelter deck forward. Transom stern Varnished laid  deck.
Transom hung rudder with tiller steering.
Varnished sole boards. fixed keel
Accommodation: Open boat 2 opposing stowage bench seats .Helm’s thwart aft.
Equipment: Outboard Bracket.
Spinnaker pole
Tiller and rudder
Sails: Bermudan rigged. 18sqm of sail as per class rules.
New Main sail, new spinnaker 2018.