1985 J Boats 34 feet


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This 1985 J Boats 34 is listed for $19,000. Learn more about this J Boats for sale here. Read J Boats boat reviews, browse other J Boats boats for sale, or shop other Cruiser-Racer boats for sale online at Vessel Vendor.

About this boat


The Interior is finished with oiled teak and holly the main cabin throughout with varnished teak and in the forward cabin. The Interior is in excellent condition.

Starting forward is the V-berth for two. 

Aft and to port is the head which can be accessed from the v berth and main cabin. Storage above and below sink and outboard. The Head is equipped with Y valve and holding tank.

The main cabin is next aft and features port and starboard settee berths Storage is found behind and above the berth’s backs. An aft-facing nav station is situated on the starboard side 

Pipe berths included fore and aft

The Galley is to port and is equipped with a 2 burner Force 10  More storage is found outboard and below.

Electrical System

  • 12 Volt (DC) 2 Batteries with parallel switch
  • 65 amp OEM alternator
  • Batteries: 1-27 Series Wet Cell, 1-24 Series Wet Cell


  • Stainless Bow and Stern pulpit with rails side stanchions with lifelines
  • Swim ladder
  • Port and Starboard gates
  • Updated Toilet 
  • Fenders 
  • Dock lines 
  • Fortress FX-11 Anchor with chain and rode


Sails and Rigging

  • Aluminum Spar stepped on the keel
  • Main sail (Clark Sails)
  • 147% Roller Furler Genoa
  • Spinnaker 
  • Rod Standing Rigging except for wire head stay
  • Furlex jib roller Furler
  • Boom Vang
  • Whisker Pole
  • Spinnaker Pole

Mechanical / Engine

  • Volvo Penta 18 hp Diesel engine, Model 2002
  • Volvo engine with unknown hours
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Automatic Whale Glulper bilge pump 
  • Holding Tank (bladder)
  • Water Tank 20 gallon (Plastic)
  • 2 Bladed Max Pro prop

Navigation equipment

  • Richie 4″ bulkhead compass on bulkhead
  • Garman EchoMap 50s GPS
  • Standard Horizon Quest DSC VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST60 Speed meter
  • Raymarine ST60 Depth
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind

Imporovements since purchased

  • Initial engine inspection with repair/replacements as needed: impellers, filters, belts, hoses, heat exchanger descaled, propeller serviced, tiller bearing inspected/serviced, cutlass bearing replaced, shaft/engine alignment
  • Throttle/gear shifter replaced at the cockpit
  • Soft deck core areas cut/repaired, non-skid re-surface full deck
  • Furlex 204S installed including forestay (replaced rod rigging forestay good condition and goes with the boat)
  • Raymarine auto-tiller S2000 installed
  • Starter replaced ’21
  • New Harken ST46 winches installed ’21. 
  • House battery replaced 2021, starter battery replaced 2016
  • Genoa, 147% good-very good
  • Misc sails that came with the boat 
  • Full manuals operation, repair, parts
  • USCG Documentation just renewed for 5 years
  • Bottom painted 2 coats in ’22, Sea Hawk Biocop self-polishing

Work done at International Marine when purchased

  • Work completed in 2018
  • Remove jib tracks, chain plate covers, and chain plates. Moisture removed, re-cored, painted and rebedded
  • Rudder stock area opened and reconditioned
  • Prop and cutlass bearing removed, engine realigned, and reinstall bearing, shaft and prop
  • Complete deck and cockpit repaired and repainted
  • Invoice available to qualified buyers

Marine Sales & Charters is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by East Coast Yacht Sales. 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

550 days on Vessel Vendor

Listing updated: 2023-06-06 08:58:19

Specifications for 1985 J Boats 34 feet

  • Price (in USD) $19,000
  • Hull Material Fiberglass
  • Condition Used
  • Engine Make Volvo/Penta
  • Category Cruiser-Racer
  • Year 1985
  • Fuel Type Diesel
  • Length (in Feet) 34
  • Country United States
  • Zipcode 02720
  • Fresh Water Capacity (in Liters) 75.71
  • Maximum Draft Feet 6

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

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What is a 1985 J Boats 34 feet

This 1985 J Boats is a 34 foot Cruiser-Racer for sale in Fall River, Massachusetts. This 1985 J Boats is currently priced at $19,000, and is one of 20 J Boats boats for sale on Vessel Vendor.

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What type of fuel does this 1985 J Boats take?

This 1985 J Boats 34 feet take Diesel.

How much Diesel does this J Boats need to fill the tank?

This J Boats has a fuel tank that hold 16 gallons.

How much fresh water is available on this J Boats?

This 1985 J Boats hold 20 gallons of fresh water.