Seattle Yachts presents this Racers and Cruisers 2019 J Boats 121 boat for sale.

  • This J Boats 121 offered at $524,500
  • Powered by single Yanmar 3YM30ACE / 450 hrs
  • The boat located in Sausalito, California (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Mar 3rd 2023

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The boat was thoroughly gone through in preparation for the San Diego to Puerto Vallarta race 2022).

The sail inventory is extensive, the Electronics are second to none, Blue Flash can be brought to the start line now - she has all the right gear and spares and all certificates are up to date to do any offshore race today.

Turnkey Program with Podium Potential!


The new J/121 is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day raced or distance sailed by just 5 or fewer crew…. the best short-handed J ever…. capable of winning on any race track while also excelling in day sailing and weekend mode.

Here’s a boat, class and program that redefines sailboat racing as a recreation and shared adventure with friends, reducing the focus on specialization and athletic short-course W/L racing.

The J/121 fulfills the growing need to simplify life and reconnect with those you really want to sail with on a boat that’s pure magic to sail.

BLUEFlash - Is the best prepared J 121 built to date – Period !

The boat is ready NOW to compete at the highest level in any race with well thought out systems and gear, Yet still has a proper interior for those times where you are out with the family enjoying time on the water.


BG H5000 Hercules system designed by Artie Means and installed by Shea Weston (Offshore Outfitters San Diego)

4 BG 20/20 Displays on Mast

2 BG Multifunction Displays on Seahood over Companionway

1 BG Triton Display Displays on Seahood over Companionway

BG 9" Zeus 2 Chartplotter at Nav

BG 9" Zeus 2 Chartplotter at Helm Stb Pedistal (removable)

BG 4K Radar on custom carbon Fiber Pole w/Gimble

BG V50 VHF Base unit with wireless remote

Panasonic Toughbook with relevant Expedition logs, polars, sailcharts included.

Fleet one broadband and Iridium extreme Sat Phone backup included.

Custom SS mount at port aft pulpit fro Sat Dome

A third battery, extra breaker panel, and a redundant N2K Triton system with second Autopilot was added in 2022.

Back up chart chips (navionics and Cmap for entire West Coast, Mexico to Alaska incl Hawaii)


NORTH SAILS (2019 unless noted otherwise)

All sails with Glofast draft stripes/chevrons for night racing

Owner has Custom Polars, Sailcharts, Rigging, Ratings Optimization, And will Share /Review with new owner upon sale.

Greg Stewart at Nelson Marek Yacht Design has a database for BlueFlash containing extensive ORR analysis which informed sail sizes, choices etc.

Upwind sails 3Di carbon.

3Di Mainsail Offshore / Two ORC reefs Used, Fine for Offshore

(We never buoy raced the boat so the jibs have seen relatively light use)

J1 Used, Fine for Offshore

J2 Used, Fine for Offshore

J4 on Ubi Major Furler Light use on delivery/daysails only

Code Zero on Ronstan Furler Like New

A1 Used on one Cabo Race

A2 Used on one TP Race 2019

A5 Like New

North Spinnaker Staysail on Furler 2021 New, never used

North A2 "waves" 2021 New, has North snuffer, used twice

North Storm Trysail 2021 New, never used

North Storm Jib 2021 New, never used

North 3Di Genoa Staysail 2017 Used on one TP

Custom GS Tack point, deck beam and redundant spectra strop to hull bottom by KKMI 21'


Right out of the box at time of original commissioning the hull was faired / primed and painted in a beautiful Dark Flag Blue (2019), all thru hull fittings faired in and a Kelp Cutter was added to the Keel, The bottom was sprayed on White Epoxy for a nice smooth, hard fast surface.


ALL lines upgraded by SD Boatworks to higher grade cores and offshore chafe protection covers, all labelled w/heat shrink, and spares for all lines

4 sets spin sheets, 2 sets jib sheets, 2 sets SS sheets, 4 twings (4:1s, custom twing points on deck for multiple headsails/zero optimization)

Muir windlass (removable w/custom cover plate in place for racing) w/ UltraMarine SS

bow roller and anchor

Black folding mast steps at base to assist main halyard attachment

Spectra low windage Lazy Jacks by SD Boatworks (tuck away at mast for crewed racing)

Re-rigged inhaulers to allow single handed adjustment

Re-rigged Vang to double purchase from stock

Revised traveler system from stock

Added SS Chafe strips for cross sheeting

Added Spinlock clutches for locking kite sheets to allow peels using two sheet setups

Multiple Wichard padeyes added for custom jackline installations, helm hard points, cockpit centerline to clip from companionway

MOB buttons w/LEDs at each helm

Replaced helm compass stbd w/ 9" Zeus display (w/ separate chart chip to create redundancy if Nav Zeus fails)

Custom Radar pole w/tilting arm to allow squall detection and/or heel compensation

Custom Pole Tack Line End Fitting Machined SS "Pig Snout" fro 2x Tack Lines

Custom Offshore Companionway Dodger (quick folds for letter box kite drops)

Kelp Cutter on Keel with Internal Carbon 1" Tube inside larger 3" Tube to Match

Compression Post and Provide Extra Protection for Cutter Tube

E rudder Gudgeons for cassette to be installed offshore as needed

Custom line bags and Harken winch holders throughout

Added double spinlock spin halyard clutches to allow lock off

Added cam cleats to lock off jib/SS sheets to free winches for peels

Custom Carbon Adjustable Helm Platforms w/Hyrdoturf by SD Boatworks

All transoms thru hulls upgraded to SS

All clutches labelled with glowfast material for night sailing


Espar Diesel Heating

Spectra Ventura 200 Watermaker

Added extra water bladder to port and starboard (meets TP regs and allows flexibility

Tecma Electric Toilet replaced original RH2

Breaker panel switch covers added to prevent accidental tripping offshore

Padding throughout interior (experience showed where crew kept hitting!)

Nav seat custom cushion and strap / Galley strap for offshore

Head sink manual pump added (dedicated to new stbd tank run directly to Watermaker to use for crew bottles)

Custom pole setup for Kelp Cutter near original mast compression post allows crew gear storage on centerline

Electronic sensors for ballast tanks with readout to helm Zeus (for night sailing without going below to check)

Added adjustable lee clothes to all 4 offshore berths and quarter berth

Added 7 12v Hella Fans (one for each berth, nav and galley)

Personal gear storage pouches to quarter berth

Glofast labels to watermaker and gear inventories posted around boat for new crew orientation


Hull Sanded Primed and Painted in Dark Flag Blue Awlgrip -2019

Deck White with Contracsting Lt Grey Nonskid

Bottom Paint: White Epoxy Bottom - 2019

Bottom Paint: Antifouling - 2021


Rig pulled and inspected at KKMI 2021 In anticipation of Tranpac Race 2021

then again in water prior to PV 2022

Rudder pulled and steering system inspected 2021' prior to anticipated TP.

Rudder fully carbon rebuild/reinforced at leading edge due to microcracking noted on survey.

Mast pulled and mast track removed and rebuild 2019 by Brad Fitzgerald after return from TP showed some glue failure/bonding of track to mast at mid mast.

Engine: Yanmar 30hp Diesel est 450 hrs. Serviced by KKMI Spring 2022


In addition to meeting the US Sailing Ocean (ORC CAT 1) requirements, the boat has a The following:

Custom Carbon Emergency Rudder.

Carbon Fiber Hard Case Ocean Safety 8 person Liferaft

Repacked 2022 (5 year certificate)

All equipment is current as we inspected, tested and upgraded for PV Race 2022


6 Offshore Spinlock PFDs w/Harnesses Safety Knife on each

MOB1 personal AIS/PLBs

Wichard Jacklines new 2022

Lifesling New 2022

Dan Buoy repacked 2022



Jefa Auto-Pilot Direct Drive Kit

Exterior Options

Antal RC290 Mooring Cleats (4) inlieu of STD

Electric Main Halyard Winch Upgrade

Lifeline Gate Port

Lifeline Gate Starboard

Molded Instrument Pod on Top of Sea Hood

Opening Port (1) in Cockpit well into Port Aft Cabin

Opening Ports (2) on Aft Face of Cabin

Two-Tone Deck

Interior Options

Upgraded to Ultraleather cushions throughout

Systems Options

110V Shorepower System

2-Blade Gori Folding Prop in lieu of STD

Additional Battery

LPG Stove/Oven with LPG Locker

Systems Group (hot water heater, aft head shower, cockpit shower)

Special Custom Options

Balmar 150amp Alternator


Hull Deck

• J/121 hull deck are vacuum-infused molded (SCRIMP process) in temperature controlled environment with biaxial and unidirectional E-glass fabrics using end grain balsa core in the hull for rugged durability and Corecell foam core in the deck for light weight. High density core inserts and additional glass reinforcements are placed in way of highly loaded hardware and components. • Laminates are engineered and built to exceed ISO 12215 Cat A and ABS structural standards. • White gelcoat hull with double bootstripe. • Molded companionway seahood with slider. • ORC molded-in toe-rails forward of the mast. • GRP molded main bulkhead – structurally bonded and tabbed to the hull and deck with single large opening to forepeak. • Two watertight bulkheads (one in the forepeak and one forward of the steering system) bonded and tabbed to the hull and deck. • Heavy duty molded fore/aft and transverse keel support grid, with substantial composite structural beams. • Composite mast bearing beam with carbon fiber compression post, bonded and fastened to the deck. • High aspect, low VCG “L” keel with lead ballast and epoxy faired and finished fin, flange mounted to a hull recess.

Mechanical Steering

• Yanmar 3YM30ACE 3 cylinder 4-stroke 29hp diesel engine with 125 amp alternator and SD 25 saildrive with 2- piece split zinc. • Yanmar keyless digital B instrument panel mounted in recess on cockpit wall near wheel • Gori two-blade, geared folding prop. • Spinlock flush mount engine throttle control with removable handle and neutral safety switch. • Balanced spade, composite rudder with stainless rudder post mounted in self aligning, Jefa rudder bearings. • Jefa twin pedestal steering system including sheaves, radial drive, needle bearings, and integral wheel brake. • Carbonautica custom composite wheels (2) finished in black Awlgrip. • Emergency tiller.

Deck Hardware

• Harken Performa 52:1 self-tailing primary winches. • Harken Performa 46:1 self-tailing cabin top winches. • Harken Performa 46:1 self-tailing mainsheet winches. • Four Harken One-touch winch handles. • Four winch handle holders. • 6:1 Harken traveler system on cockpit floor. • Adjustable jib jead system with floating lead blocks and inhaul and outhaul capability. • Cascading cunningham system led to cockpit. • Harken spinnaker sheet and tack line blocks. • Bow-sprit control system led externally to clutch mounted on cabin top. • Mast base halyard blocks and organizers. • Halyard tack line rope clutches. • Custom mast collar with attachment points for halyard and mast base blocks, and halyard bale. • Stainless cabin top handrails PS. • Tapered SS lifeline stanchions. Forward stanchion with integral roller (PS) for quick jib skirting. Double 1x19 stainless wire lifelines to meet all categories of the Offshore Special Regulations (OSR). • Custom bow pulpit and dual corner stern rails with LED navigation lights. • Four 4-bolt SS mooring cleats/eyes. • Interior ventilation from four framed opening ports in sides of cabin trunk, one offshore skylight deck hatch aft of mast, and one large offshore deck hatch forward of the mast. • Acrylic offshore drop-board with inside/outside lockable hasp. • Four polypropylene mesh line bags. • Custom SS forestay, shroud and backstay chainplates.

Plumbing Electrical

• 104 gallon (per side) seawater ballast system with molded tanks, transfer valves and overboard drain. • 24-gallon fuel tank with baffles and inspection port. • 12-gallon head holding tank. • Raritan PH-II head with Y valve and deck pump-out. • Manual fresh water system with 26-gallon water tank and manual pumps and spigots in the galley and head. • Cockpit operated manual bilge pump. • Two 105 amp deep-cycle, Group 31 sealed AGM batteries. • Three position battery switch. • Electrical panel w/circuit breakers. • Bonding system. • Five low profile, LED reading lights. • One adjustable red/white light in Nav station • Six red/white LED dome lights • Automatic bilge pump with manual/auto panel switch. • Belowdeck OSR manual bilge pump.

Spars Rigging

• Southern Spars carbon fiber, auto-clave cured mast with double swept back, carbon fiber spreaders, backstay crane, flush shroud terminations, sheaves for 1 main, 1 inner jib/staysail, 2 jib 2 spinnaker halyards, vang and boom gooseneck fittings, steaming/foredeck light, masthead anchor/Tri-color light, internal wiring conduit, aluminum masthead bracket for owner provided wand. Antal mast track and loader gate. Mast/boom finished in black with contrasting white measurement bands. • Carbon Racing Boom with 12:1 internal outhaul, one mainsheet block bale, vang lug, and sheaves for reef lines and outhaul. • Nitronic 50 discontinuous rod rigging package including shrouds and forestay. • Adjustable open body shroud turnbuckles. • DSK-90 Dyneema backstay connected to Harken integral hydraulic backstay adjuster operable on centerline just aft of the helm. • Low-profile, Ubi Maior Jiber headsail furling system with continuous control lines led to the cockpit. • Carbon fiber bow sprit with internal bearing system and black painted finish. Fully extended position is supported by a Dyneema bobstay. Stored position is retracted aft of the stem for safer docking and maneuvering. • Running rigging package with GP78 Main halyard, V100 Jib halyard, GP78 spin/Code 0 halyard, one Inner Jib Halyard with integral halyard lock, 2 nd spinnaker halyard, one mainsheet, two reef lines, two jib sheets, and two spinnaker sheets. Also includes cunningham, boom vang, outhaul, pole control, 2 tack lines, inhauler and floating jib ring lines, and traveler control lines. • Southern Spars rigid boom vang with control lines led PS to cockpit.


• Off-white, low-maintenance bulkheads. • Molded engine box cover with 1” sound insulation. • Walled-in companionway entrance with angled treads and grab rails for secure passage. • Quarter cabin aft of the galley with below berth storage and split berth cushions. • Low maintenance, synthetic, high-wear cabin flooring. • SS overhead handrails in main salon PS. • Two large acrylic fixed portlights. • Two 6’6” settee berths, each with a fold-up pilot berth outboard - for a total of four berths in the main cabin. • Storage outboard of settee berth back rests. • Sit-down, forward-facing nav station with two drawers hinged-lid access to chart storage, outboard instrument panel and storage bin. • L-galley with sink, faucet, fresh water foot pump, sink drain seacock, ice box with top opening, Origo two- burner, gimballed alcohol stove, and storage cabinet outboard with acrylic sliders. • Walk-through aft head with sink, faucet, shower sump drain and under counter storage area. • Large storage area accessible through the head and via the starboard cockpit seat locker. • Choice Sunbrella fabrics for interior cushions


• Two Tone Deck. • Black Powder-coated Stanchions and bow/stern rails. • Lifeline Opening Gates. • Antal Folding Mooring Cleats (4) in lieu of standard. • Thurston Cockpit Dodger with Side Curtains. • Offshore Companionway Racing Dodger. • Molded Instrument Pod on top of Seahood. • Opening Ports (2) on aft face of cabin house. • Electric Primary Winches (requires Addt’l Battery option). • Electric Main Halyard Winch. • Remote Hydraulic Backstay in lieu of standard. • 110 VAC Shore Power system with 30’ cord, 2 outlets, battery charger, equipment leakage circuit interrupter (ELCI), and galvanic isolator. • DC Refrigeration. • Additional 105 amp Group 31 battery. • LPG 2 burner stove with oven and cockpit LPG locker with 10lb side mount tank, in lieu of standard. • Systems Group - Hot cold pressure water system with extendable shower in aft head. • Cockpit Shower (requires Systems Group) • Jefa Auto-pilot Direct Drive Kit (Unit DU-DD1). • V-Berth Package: Removable V-berth with platform, two cushions, and two reading lights. • Canvas Cover Package: Wheel/Pedestal covers in Sunbrella (2); Padded WeatherMax lower lifeline covers (4); Mainsail cover in Sunbrella with J/121 Logo.


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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