J/45 Nominated for European Boat of the Year

We are excited to announce you that our new performance cruiser, the J/45 is nominated for the European Boat of the Year! Only just launched, the J/45 is already selected for one of the highest prizes in the sailing world, in the “Performance Cruiser” category. Next step, the sea trials with the journalists end ofContinue reading “J/45 Nominated for European Boat of the Year”

J/112E ‘Matilda 4’ Wins World ORC Championships

(Tallinn, Estonia)- The 2021 ORC World Sailing Championship took place on the Baltic Sea, sailed off the beautiful, historic seaside city of Tallinn, Estonia. A large fleet of 100+ offshore racing sailboats from across Europe were enthusiastically looking forward to their first major offshore sailing event in what was once a Soviet Russia “satellite” nationContinue reading “J/112E ‘Matilda 4’ Wins World ORC Championships”

NEW J/45 – JUST LAUNCHED!

(Les Sables d’Olonne, France)- The new J/45 offshore cruiser offers freedom, comfort, and performance without compromise.  She offers both unparalleled comfort (modern and bright interior, high-end upholstery and finishes) and large interior volumes (very large storage capacities and enormous volume in the living spaces). Remarkably, that comfort and space is achieved while reducing the wettedContinue reading “NEW J/45 – JUST LAUNCHED!”

J/99 ‘Disko Trooper’

Interview by CYCA with Jules Hall, owner and skipper of J/99. Jules Hall returns to offshore racing for maiden two-handed Noakes Sydney Gold Coast After more than a decade away from offshore racing, Jules Hall is relishing his return to the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race fleet. With four Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht RacesContinue reading “J/99 ‘Disko Trooper’”

J/122 ‘JAVELIN’ Hart Cup Two-up, 1st IRC and 1st AMS

Day-1, Brisbane to Mooloolaba  Early May long weekend Saturday saw the annual Brisbane to Mooloolaba, 52 mile inshore-offshore “Hart Cup”. Forecast was 15 – 20 knot sea-breeze but the Moreton Bay start brought a lovely 8 – 10 kts SW breeze off the land with a strong outgoing tide. Beautiful flat-water for J/122 “Javelin” sailedContinue reading “J/122 ‘JAVELIN’ Hart Cup Two-up, 1st IRC and 1st AMS”

J Success at Sail Port Stephens

Sail Port Stephens 2021 Regatta was held 19-25 April with the Port Stephens Trophy Event held 23-25 April with 130 keelboats and 50 trailables and off-the-beach classes enjoying the mild Autumn conditions.  Sail Port Stephens goal is to give competitors the best possible on and off water regatta experience in one of the east coast’sContinue reading “J Success at Sail Port Stephens”