The J-30 is a racing/cruiser sloop, like the J-24, but six feet longer. Hull speed is about 9 knots, and it can easily reach over 8 knots in 15-20 knot winds. Inside, there is room for 6 people to sleep, there is a sink, a small stove, and a refrigerator. There is also a small dining table, and a small toilet. The versatility of the boat makes it a favorite of active sailing families who spend their time on the water daysailing, cruising and racing. A comfortable boat that suits sailors of all ages and experience levels, the J/30 is also a great competitive boat popular throughout the United States.