J18 Classic Scandinavian wooden 3/4 decked day boat


Price Details

Price: £6,500 GBP
Location: West Mersea, Essex ,GB
Year: 1944
Condition: Refitted 2018 and in commission
Category: Sail
Class: Daysailor, Classic open boat race cruiser
Keel Type: Full Keel


Scandinavian J-18 Class, 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. Winter’s ashore sat on her own cradle.


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 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 2018, all old varnish removed and re-varnished. Open cockpit.

Shelter deck forward.  Transom stern Varnished laid pine deck.
Transom hung rudder with tiller steering.
Varnished sole boards. fixed keel
Open boat 2 opposing stowage bench seats .Helm’s thwart aft.
Outboard Bracket.
Spinnaker pole
Tiller and rudder

solar panel to keep bilge pump battery topped up.
Sails:  Bermudian rigged. 18 sqm of sail as per Class rules.
New Main sail, new spinnaker 2018.