Aug 15, 2017

John Armstrong MJM YachtsRecently, John Armstrong of Canadian Yachting magazine traveled to Maine to sea trial the exciting new MJM 35z.

MJM Yachts was founded in 2002 by Bob Johnstone, who also co-founded J Boats, Inc., the world's leading brand of performance sailboats (14,000 worldwide). Asked why the move to power, Bob, who is 83, replied, "Seems my wife and I had gotten older and our boats had to reverse roles. I'll always enjoy a daysail on the latest 'J.' But our quality cruising time is now on a motorboat."

This was the concept behind the development of their line of power yachts and we talked with Bob Johnstone on video about his latest model.

Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwdPMCveKVQ&feature=em-subs_digest

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