Over the years, Tillotson-Pearson has established a reputation for high quality production work. The J-35 was a succesfull racer from its introduction in 1983. Short overhangs, a long waterline, relatively low and flat sheerline, a low cabin house, and a moderate well balanced rig. The fact that the J-35 is the choice of people sailing shorthanded also says that its well suited for cruising This is a sailing boat with the ability to be very, very fast and yet not difficult to sail. Maintanance to be done..