Congratulations to Ian and the crew from J/122 “Joss” who won IRC Div 1 in the Fremantle to Albany Race, arriving in Albany at 4.30 am after 40hrs at sea in changing & challenging conditions. Read on for the crew report..... "We started in a light easterly at 11am Fri morning, the winds soon built … Continue reading J/122 ‘Joss’ wins 330nm Fremantle to Albany Race!
In its first full race series since arriving in Australia, the stunning new J/112E ZEST finished an impressive 2nd overall in the Sydney Amateurs Sailing Club “Cruiser Racer series”. The full sixteen race series was held on stunning Sydney Harbour. Starting in September 2018 and finishing in mid-April 2019, the competitive fleet raced in a … Continue reading Successful J/112E Debut in Sydney Inshore Series
Rob Date and the crew from J/111 Scarlet Runner11 competed in 160nm Adelaide to Port Lincoln Race, followed by Teakle Classic Lincoln Week Regatta with 6 races over 4 days of racing at Port Lincoln. Rob’s J/111 home port is near Melbourne in Victoria, so the crew sailed the 550+nm trip to Adelaide against the … Continue reading J/111 Scarlet Runner 11 – Lincoln Week Regatta, South Australia
The New South Wales J/70 state championship regatta was held in glorious warm weather on the first weekend of March on Sydney Harbour. Racing was held at the entrance of Sydney Harbour so the Pacific swell became a factor along with a flood tide and the occasional passing ferry during the next two races. This … Continue reading J/70 NSW State Championships – Sydney Harbour Regatta
"J/Boats is one of the world’s most successful brands, turning out a string of IRC winners. The new J/99 looks set to follow suit. In the shorthanded arena this one could be a killer… in the best possible way, of course!" ..- from Seahorse Magazine February 2019 Click the image below for the full J/99 … Continue reading J/99 Review by Seahorse Magazine
For J/121 JAVELIN, the event kicked off with a 32nm passage race from St Kilda in Melbourne, across Port Philip Bay to Geelong. Two start lines of 230+ boats set off at 9.30am in light 4-5 knot southeast winds. J/121 JAVELIN was in the first start of 100+ yachts of all shapes and sizes, including … Continue reading J/121 JAVELIN wins AMS Div 1 at Festival of Sails, Geelong
Over the Australia Day Long Weekend, the RGYC Festival of Sails hosted the 2019 J/111 Australian Nationals, with the 5 boat fleet sailing 8 W/L races on the gorgeous Corio Bay. A great time was had by all as the sailing conditions were near perfect on the flat waters of Corio Bay, with winds ranging … Continue reading JOUST Tops Australian J/111 Nationals
(Geelong, Vic, Australia)- A fleet of more than 270 boats will compete in the 2019 Festival of Sails, Australia’s biggest celebration of sailing, which kicks off with the 176th Passage Race from Melbourne to Geelong on Australia Day. The regatta runs from January 26th to 28th and is hosted by the Royal Geelong Yacht Club. … Continue reading J/Crews racing at Geelong Festival of Sails
Within 3 days of the Paris Boat Show, the NEW J/99 was delivered to the UK, fully commissioned including keel, rudder, rigging, electronics and sails, launched and sailed for the first time in 20+knots! The sailing performance exceeded expectations, the new J/99 is a blast. Here are a selection of photos from the first sail....
For the first time this year, Sailing Today teamed up with presenting partner MUSTO and sister magazine Yachts & Yachting to bring you the British Yachting Awards, truly a celebration of every aspect of the sailing world – from Caribbean cruising to high tech racing. In the Performance Yacht Category, there were over a dozen … Continue reading J/121 Wins ‘Performance Yacht’ at British Yachting Awards