J/111 ‘Horopito’ For Sale.

Horopito is located in Adelaide, South Australia and is listed for sale at $290,000.  She was launched in Dec2011 / Jan2012.

J/111 is an easy-to-handle, sailboat that accelerates quickly, slices to windward at 7+ knots and hits double-digit speeds downwind.

J/111 Horopito


Length 11.00m     Beam 3.29m     Draft 2.19m     Displacement 4.3mt

Full Doyle Sail Inventory including:

  • Mainsail (New)
  • J1 2011, J2 2015, J3 2014, J4 2014 furling jibs
  • A2 (New)
  • A3 2011
  • Code zero on furler 2015
  • Delivery main and delivery furling J2


  • Tacktick jumbo instruments with 3 double displays on mast
  • Garmin plotter

Upgrades to standard specification:

  • Two tone deck (grey/white)
  • Two opening ports aft face of coachroof
  • Mast and boom in white
  • Black powder coated stanchions
  • V-Berth Package
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Cockpit shower
  • Quattro winches on cabin top


  • Slipped and antifouled August 2018
  • Rig was taken out of the boat prior to 16/17 season as a 5 year check over. All rod rigging dye checked (all okay) and forestay replaced.
  • Full engine service history
  • Cat 3 safety gear

Hull & Deck

  • Balsa core/biaxial E-glass vacuum infused hull laminate. Corecell/biaxial E-glass deck laminate. All laminates engineered and built to current ISO and ABS structural standards.
  • White gel coat hull with single bootstripe.
  • Molded companionway slide-in seahood.
  • ORC size molded foredeck toe-rails.
  • GRP molded main structural bulkhead, bonded fore & aft on hull and deck with single opening to forepeak.
  • Fore/aft and transverse keel support beams.
  • Composite mast bearing beam with integral aluminum tapping plate to secure mast step.
  • High aspect two-metal racing keel with lead bulb and stainless fin, flange mounted to a hull recess.

Mechanical & Steering

  • Yanmar 3YM20 3 cylinder 4-stroke 21hp diesel engine with 60 amp alternator and SD 20 saildrive with 2-piece split zinc.
  • Yanmar engine instrument panel mounted in recess on cockpit wall near wheel
  • 16x 11 diameter geared Flex-O-Fold folding prop.
  • Engine throttle control with neutral safety switch.
  • Balanced spade rudder constructed using “E-glass” with custom carbon rudder shaft mounted in Jefa self aligning rudder bearing system.
  • Edson 60” destroyer wheel with grey leather cover recessed in molded cockpit wheel well.
  • Edson steering system including Articu-lock sheaves, 6.5” radial drive, needle bearing with integral wheel brake, and chain/wire cables.
  • Jefa emergency tiller.

Deck Hardware

  • 46:1 Harken STP Performa self-tailing primary winches.
  • 40:1 Harken Quattro self-tailing cabin top winches.
  • Two-speed Harken Mainsheet System with 6:1 rough tune purchase to swivel cam base & 24:1 fine tune purchase led to centerline ratchet cam.
  • 4:1 Harken Traveler System – led P&S.
  • 6:1 Harken Adjustable Jib Lead System.
  • Jib in-hauler hardware & 4:1 tackle P&S.
  • 6:1 Cunningham system.
  • Harken bow-sprit control system led internally to cockpit mounted cam cleat.
  • Harken mast base halyard blocks and Spinlock 4-sheave organizers P&S.
  • Custom SS mast collar with pins for halyard blocks and halyard bale.
  • Stainless cabin top handrails P&S.
  • Tapered lifeline stanchions.
  • Double lifelines to meet ORC offshore regulations with 9” lower lifeline height.
  • Custom bow pulpit and dual corner stern rails with LED navigation lights.
  • Four 8” 4-bolt SS mooring cleats.
  • Four SS padeyes for cockpit spinnaker blocks.
  • Interior ventilation from two framed opening ports in sides of cabin trunk and offshore style forward skylight deck hatch above V-berth with two opening ports on aft cabin face.
  • Acrylic offshore drop-board with key lock and inside operable latch/unlatch.
  • Cockpit operated manual bilge pump.
  • Custom SS stemhead, shroud and backstay chainplates.

Plumbing & Electrical

  • 18-gallon fuel tank with baffles and inspection/clean out port.
  • 12-gallon head holding tank.
  • Raritan PH-II head with Y valve and deck pump-out access.
  • 26-gallon water tank.
  • Manual fresh water foot pumps in head and galley.
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • 90 amp deep-cycle, sealed AGM battery.
  • Three position battery switch.
  • Electrical panel w/circuit breakers.
  • Bonding system.
  • Automatic bilge pump & panel switch for manual/auto operation.

Spars & Rigging

  • Hall Spars carbon fibre mast with double set of tapered aluminum spreaders, backstay crane, flush shroud terminations, sheaves for main, sheaves for 2 jib & 2 spinnaker halyards, vang and boom gooseneck fittings, steaming light, internal wiring conduit, pre-formed mast wedge kit. Mast/boom finished in white.
  • Alloy 6061-T6 Boom with 12:1 internal outhaul, two mainsheet block bales, vang lug, three sheaves for reef lines and outhaul.
  • Nitronic 50 discontinuous rod standing rigging package including shrouds and forestay.
  • Dyneema DSK-78 Backstay.
  • Remote Sailtec hydraulic backstay system mounted within reach of helmsman on front face of wheel pedestal.
  • Low-profile Facnor “Flat” headsail furling system with control line aft to port side of cabin trunk.
  • Carbon fiber, retractable bow sprit with internal bearing system and white painted finish.
  • Running rigging package w/ Main & Jib Halyards with Tylaska shackles, Dyneema core jib & main sheets. Tapered spin halyard, Maxibraid tapered spin sheets.  Also includes reef line, cunningham, pole control, tack line, inhauler lines, traveler control lines, mainsheet strop and mainsheet fine tune.
  • Hall Quikvang with integral cleating.


  • Off-white low-maintenance bulkheads.
  • Molded engine box cover with 1” sound insulation.
  • Powder-coated aluminum companionway ladder w/teak treads.
  • Twin 6’9” quarter berths aft of the galley/nav area with storage below.
  • Teak and holly style synthetic high-wear cabin flooring.
  • SS overhead handrails in main salon P&S.
  • Two Large acrylic fixed portlights.
  • 6’4” settee berths with backrests.
  • Shelf outboard of settee berths with storage behind backrest cushions.
  • Nav Station/Office with full leg room, 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 alcohol stove and storage cabinet outboard.

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