Fantastic write up from Jason Close of J/133 'Patriot' about their Rolex Sydney to Hobart win: "Our race plan was to sail at or as close to 100% polars for the entire race and leave nothing in the tank. With our fantastic pre race routing and forecasting prepared by weather and climate expert Jess Sweeney … Continue reading J/133 ‘Patriot’ wins IRC5 and ORCi4 in Rolex Sydney to Hobart Race
J/99 Awarded Sailing World BOAT OF THE YEAR 2020 Best Crossover - "The All-Purpose Machine" “It’s a boat that’s as powerful as it is versatile. It’s stiff upwind, and with the controls all led right, it’s a boat you can get a lot out of.” This is the third prestigious award for the J/99, in … Continue reading J/99 Wins yet another Yachting Award
Another great achievement for the new J/99, winning SAIL magazine Best Performance Boat 31+ Award. Here is some commentary from the SAIL Best Boats Judges: "It was a fun year for SAIL’s Best Boats judges with a number of mid-sized performance boats to sail trial. Alas, the downside to having so many boats to choose … Continue reading J/99 Wins SAIL Magazine Awards Best Performance Boat 31’+!
We are excitied to announce the J/99 has won the 'Best Racing Yacht of the Year' at the British Yachting Awards. We can't wait for our J/99 to arrive in January. From British Yachting Awards : "With shorthanded racing more popular than ever in 2019, this category was packed full of potential winners, each of … Continue reading J/99 Wins British Yachting Awards- Best Racing Yacht of the Year!
J/122 ‘Joss’ from Perth Western Australia is starting the new season the way they finished the last – winning! Last weekends race was 100nm West Coaster Ocean Race from Fremantle to Yanchep and return race hosted by Fremantle Sailing Club (FSC). 100nm doesn’t sound too bad unless the winds are forecast to be very light. … Continue reading J/122 Joss wins 100nm West Coaster, Perth
We are very pleased to announce the J/99 is coming to Australia, and due in early 2020. J/99 is a racer designed for a shorthanded, coastal or offshore race programme, and offers you a high-performance yacht with enhanced form stability combined with minimal wetted surface, able to adapt to your needs. The deck layout on … Continue reading NEW J/99 coming to Australia!
The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), home of the famous Sydney to Hobart offshore race, hosted the J/70 Australian Championship on Sydney Harbour on the weekend of October 19 and 20. A strong shifty westerly wind blowing from the land provided tough conditions on day one, with gusts over 30 knots and a particularly … Continue reading J/70 Australian Championships
Christopher Daniel's J/122e Juno has won the 2019 Performance 40 Class Series by the narrowest margin, beating Mike Blair's Cobra by just half a point in the six regatta series. “Chris and the Juno team are exactly what the Performance 40 Class is all about,” commented Performance 40 Class founder Dave Swete. “Juno is a … Continue reading A Family Affair – J/122E ‘Juno’ – 2019 Performance 40 Champion
Build quality = sailing pleasure Sailing the seas, carving out a fine wake, manoeuvring easily, making fast headway… then dropping anchor in a bay fringed with white sand. Making the most of the beautifully crafted modern fit-out combining solid wood and white gloss bulkheads illuminated by natural light. Herein lies the pleasure of sailing and … Continue reading The J/Boat Difference
J/125s crush 50th Transpac Race Overall! For the first time in the fifty years of Transpac Race history, a one-design class nearly swept the entire top five results overall- the famous J/125s!! Congrats to all four teams! Winning was Shawn Dougherty & Jason Andrews’s Seattle-based J/125 HAMACHI, taking both Division 3 and Overall honors. Taking … Continue reading J/121 and J/125s Crush 50th Transpac Race!