J/99 ‘Jazz’ Connecticut to Bermuda

Great story and video of the “rescue mission” that was undertaken by J/Boats co-founder Rodney Johnstone and his nephew Clay Burkhalter to sail their new J/99 ‘JAZZ’ to Bermuda from Stonington, CT with two friends of theirs. The goal was to deliver the owner of a beautiful 65-footer that lay on a mooring at StContinue reading “J/99 ‘Jazz’ Connecticut to Bermuda”

Virtual Regatta and the J/70

J Boats and J Composites have engaged a partnership with Virtual Regatta to integrate the J/70 into the platform’s Inshore game. With more than 300,000 worldwide players, Virtual Regatta is the undisputed leader in e-sailing. It was natural that the J/70 would exist in the game, being the market leader one-design with more than 1600Continue reading “Virtual Regatta and the J/70”

J/133 Patriot – Interview about her success in 75th Sydney to Hobart Race 2019

With thanks to JUNGLE Jason Swifte Major Tom Media for their production of this video interview with the J/133 Patriot crew from Sandringham Yacht Club. Jason Close entered Patriot in the 2018 Sydney Hobart race but unfortunately had to retire after striking an object and breaking the rudder. Determined to see the finish line onContinue reading “J/133 Patriot – Interview about her success in 75th Sydney to Hobart Race 2019”

‘ELEGANCE’ range – interview with J/Composites

In association with Key Yachting, please click the image below for a link to an interview with Frederic Bouvier from J/Composites France on the multi-purpose ‘ELEGANCE’ range incorporating the J/97E, J/112E and J/122E.  Frederic gives great insight into the design and construction of the boats and the thought behind the development of the ‘E’ range,Continue reading “‘ELEGANCE’ range – interview with J/Composites”