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1991 J Boats J/44

Denison, Texas


Imperatrix has been on a fresh water lake in Texas for over ten years!  The owner has went through her and performed the necessary maintenance to keep her a sea worthy boat. 

The main update has been a faired and painted bottom performed summer of 2012.  At that time a new Tack Tick electronics systems was installed.

Imperatrix also includes the deep draft keel (8 1/2' draft-currently installed) and the shoal draft keel (6 1/2'). 

If you've been dreaming of owning one of these classic J/44's-come take a look at Imperatrix


Basic Boat Info

Price: $149,000
Boat Name: Imperatrix
Make: J Boats
Model: J/44
Year: 1991
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Pearson Composites for J/Boats
Designer: Rodney Johnstone
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 44'9 ft
Waterline Length: 39 ft
Beam: 13'10 ft
Max Draft: 8'1 ft
Min Draft: 6'6 ft
Displacement: 22,000 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'5 ft
Dry Weight: 22,000 lb
Ballast: 9,000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Single Berths: 4
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: Turbo Diesel
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 64hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: Folding, Folding
  • Year: 1992
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 110 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity:


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Racers


JBoats Southwest


14271 FM 2769
Leander, Texas, US, 78641
Tel:(512) 423-2179

Imperatrix Equipment and Inventory
  • Summer of 2012:  Bottom faired and re-coated.
  • Summer of 2012:  New Tack Tick Instrument System Installed.

Sail Inventory:

  • 2002:  Ullman All Purpose #1-Technora-Lightly Used
  • 2002:  Ullman #2 Genoa-roller furling-used
  • 1991-Shore Sails Inventory: Main-roller blocks, full battens nice for cruising and club racing.
  • 1991 Shore Sails Heavy #1-good shape
  • 1991 Shore Sails 125% #3 Genoa.  Lightly Used-good condition
  • 1991 Shore Sails 1.5 oz.  Light use.
  • 1991 Shore Sails .75 oz. Shore Lightly used
  • 1991 Shore Sails Cruising Spinnaker.  good condition.
  • 1991 Shore Sails Blooper.  good condition.
  • 1991 Shore Sails Stay Sail
  • Machinery
    Engine - Yanmar 4 cyl. Turbo diesel. Excellent condition; always starts
    Engine - generator - Cummins diesel Not used; Needs work
    Propeller - 3 blade, feathering works well, both forward and reverse
    Watermaker Not used on lake
    Engine heater installed in ‘04
  •  Deck & rigging
    8 Barient winches Good condition; parts still available
    Harken windward sheeting main traveler Installed new in ‘03.
    Harken genoa tracks and equipment
    Harken Mk III roller furler installed new in ‘03
    hydraulic backstay adjuster
    dual running backstays not used on lake
    Harken ball-bearing Battcars; full battened main
    Five halyards: main, 2 jib, 2 spinnaker
    Navtec main turnbuckles replaced in ‘02
    New rod forestay installed in ‘03
  • Electronics
    New electronics suite - Tacktick installed 2012
    New Raymarine Color GPS needs digital map chip
    Furuno radar
    Icom 504 VHF radio
    Pioneer CD player, satellite radio, AM-FM
    SSB radio
    9" TV and VCR
  • Interior systems
    dual a/c - heater reverse cycle units need Spring maintenance
    galley equipment, includes pressure water
    system, microwave oven, propane
    stove, foot pump
    separate shower compartment
    2d shower in head Head installed new in ‘02
    New holding tank installed in ‘02
    Some interior lights replaced some need replacement
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    Hatches and ventilators repaired in ‘11
    deck washing pump repaired in ‘11
    Water tanks replaced in ‘11
    Upholstery - white vinyl installed in main cabin in ‘01 by prior owner
    blue cloth (original) in vee berth and quarter berth



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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