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2330 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, CA, US, 92106
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1997 J Boats J/160

location icon San Diego, California
Year 1997
Length 53 ft
Builder/Manufacturer J Boats Inc

53' J Boats J 160 '97 "Hana Hou"

J 160s are wonderful racer/cruisers. They are fast, sleek, and user friendly. This one was recently prepared for an extensive cruise with all new electronics, new main and jib sails, new sail covers, dodger and bimini as well as many upgrades inside and out 


Year Built 1997
Category Sail
Length Overall 52'7 ft
Length Of Deck 52'7 ft
Beam 14'5 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID TSP16009L697
Min Draft 8'8 ft
Engines 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 48 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. aluminium
Water Tank Cap. 162 gal
Holding Tank Cap. 48 gal
Holding Tank Mat. Plastic
Displacement 36,000 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Model: 4JH2-DTBE
Fuel: Diesel
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding

The forward stateroom has a generous pullman berth to port and a hanging locker, drawers and counter space to starboard. There is a generous head with stall shower well forward. Next aft is a large salon with a dropleaf table. There is a pilot berth to port and lockers and an entertainment area to starboard. The large U shape galley is to port and the forward facing nav station is to starboard. Also aft starboard is the guest head. There are two guest staterooms aft, port and starboard.  


110V refrigeration/Engine Compressor

3-burner Force 10 propane stove (2008)

Microwave (2018)

K-cup coffee maker

Pressure dockside fresh water

(2) sinks

Electronics and Navigation

B&G H5000 Zeus system (2018)

Speed & distance logs

Depth sounder

B&G autopilot



Chart plotter

B&G radar system (2018)

VHF radio

Hand-held VHF radio

Icom SSB radio



Stereo and TV and Radio (new 2018)


12V DC and 110V AC

All new batteries (2018)

Battery parallel switch

Xantrex battery monitor

Battery charger/inverter

Northern Lights generator

50' 50-amp shore power cord


Danforth anchor with chain and rode

Secondary Fortress anchor with new storage bag

Electric windlass

Custom dodger w/aft stainless steel grab rail, glass windows with covers (2019)

Bimini, awning and sail cover (all new 2019)

Dutchman (new 2019)

Anchor and steaming lights

Deck light

Running lights

Tricolor light

Bow pulpit and rails

Lifelines and stanchions

Boarding gates

Dock lines and fenders

Swim ladder

Swim platform

Outboard mount

Radar reflector


New gaskets on aft lazarette lockers, propane locker and port cockpit seat locker (2019)

Single Lexan drop board for companionway hatch

(2) 22” x 22” Lewmar Ocean Series bronze-tinted acrylic hatches with aluminum frames above forward stateroom area and main cabin (new 2019)

New sump in sail and stowage locker (2019)

New storage divider mesh screens (2019)

9'10" 2018 Achilles RIB with (2) outboard motors

 Nissan 8hp for planing dinghy with two people

 Yamaha 2.5hp for easy handling in and out of shore


Actual LOA: 52' 7"

Last bottom paint - March 2022. Three coats of Paint plus extra on leading edges 

Sails and Rigging

Manual boom vang

Rod standing rigging (2015)

Manual backstay adjuster

Aluminum keel-stepped mast

Mast and boom painted (2015)

Mainsheet traveler

Mast steps

Jib sheets new 2019

(2) Lewmar Ocean Racing 105mm blocks w/beckets for spin sheets


 (2) electric Lewmar 66AST 3-speed self-tailing primary winches

 (2) Lewmar 54AST 2-speed self-tailing cockpit utility winches

 (2) Lewmar 48AST 2-speed self-tailing main sheet winches

(2) Lewmar 48AST 2-speed self-tailing cabin top halyard winches

 (2) Lewmar 10” winch handles

 (2) Lewmar 8” winch handles

 (4) PVC handle holders (2019)


North 2A (2004)

North 2A-H (2005)

North 3A (2005)

Quantum Gennaker

North 2A (NEW 2007)


Quantum RF 138% (OLD)

Quantum RF Fusion MC 6700 (NEW 5/2018)


Quantum (OLD)

Quantum Fusion MC 6700 (NEW %/2019)



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Engine and Mechanical

2562 Engine hours (50 hours since most recent service)

Bilge blower

Fuel filter

Raw water sea strainer

Engine and stove fuel shut-off valve

Manual fire extinguishing

(2) electric bilge pumps

Wheel steering

22-gal plastic holding tank forward

New sanitation hoses and 18-gal aft holding tank (2018)

Village Marine 30-gph watermaker

3-blade folding Max-Prop

New rudder bearing (Aug 2018)

Trident head discharge hoses (2018)

Extensive engine service with new turbo (2018/2019)



OYRA compliant

(8) life jackets

(4) fire extinguishers

Emergency tiller

ACR EPIRB (2019)


Horn and whistle



Switlik MOM8 (Man Overboard Module)

Other Features and Equipment

Extensive wood refinish 2018

LED interior lighting

Hanging lockers with shelving in aft staterooms

New custom forward mattress (2018)

All new custom carpet/rugs (2019)



All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this vessel.

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.