(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
Ian Clyne’s J/122 JOSS recently won the 140.0nm 2018 West Coaster Ocean Race off Perth, Western Australia. Here is the report from Tony Bewsher, crewing aboard the J/122 JOSS. “A very competitive fleet took part in the West Coaster 140nm overnight race on the weekend of the 24/25 November, including our J/122 JOSS. The course … Continue reading J/122 ‘Joss’ wins West Coaster Ocean Race, Perth
Congratulations to all the J/70 crews sailing the J/70 Nationals from Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron at the beginning of December. Crews joined in from NSW, Qld and Vic and all had a ball. Here are some impressive photos of the event, courtesy of Stephen Brady.
We’re excited to report that J/99 hulls #1 and #2 are nearing completion at J/Composites, France. Twenty (20) J/99 orders are already confirmed which extends production into July 2019. The J/Team is gearing up for a very busy December to present the details of the technological innovations of this offshore speedster, that promises to be … Continue reading NEW J/99 Project Update
Congratulations to Larry, Rhys and Rae on the arrival of their new J/70 'NautiGirl'. The team will be sailing from Southport and RQYS.
The J/111 ‘Down Under Fleet’ started the season with a regatta held at the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. Five boats, Jake, Joust, Playlist, Scarlet Runner and Veloce, competed in the 42 km passage race, followed by four Windward Leewards held in medium to heavy conditions over three days. The first day of the regatta was a … Continue reading J/111 – Down Under Fleet Report
The J/70 Australian Championships will be held on the weekend of 1st-2nd December 2018, at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron in Kirribilli on the beautiful waters of Sydney Harbour. “The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron is delighted to be hosting this event for the growing J/70 Sydney fleet. With such strong growth in this class overseas … Continue reading J/70 Australian Championships – Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron
J/Boats and J/Composites are pleased to announce the new J/99, a 9.9 meter (32.9') crew-friendly, offshore-capable racer currently under development at J/Composites in Les Sables d'Olonne, France. The J/99 is the newest addition to the J/Sport range, combining headroom and comfortable interior accommodation with the tiller-driven responsiveness of a sport boat. The sail and deck … Continue reading Just announced – NEW J/99