Nice little story of J/109 Joker cruising 9,600 nm in 86days! “Between Christmas and winter holidays with the family and then the period of lockdown, Joker’s tour of the Atlantic was organized in several major stages which will structure both my voyage and my account of it. From Marseille to Santa Cruz de Tenerife OnContinue reading “Joker’s Atlantic Cruise 9,600nm in 86 days”
Check out the new brochure for the J/99 – great pics and information.
Just launched and already winner! Within a week of being launched, J/99 Django won the 51nm XLIX Diana de Oro 20, in Spain on ORC. Great result for the crew against some much larger competition.
We have just listed our demonstrator J/99. She was launched in March and has been used for test sails and reviews and is now ready to sail away in ‘As New’ condition to her new owner. Click here for more information.
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”
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/99 #50 has left our shipyard. A symbolic number, but the goal is not to stop there! Fifteen orders are still to be manufactured and during Covid lockdown, requests have kept coming. J/99 fleets are starting to form around the World. The versatility of the J/99 is the force that allows this, adapting the boatContinue reading “50th J/99 launched”
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”
We’re looking forward to enjoying more short-handed and fully crewed sailing in the new J/99. Our first trial sails have been awesome – the J/99 is so very easy to sail, super responsive, light sheet loadings, lots of adjustment, and very stiff. The single rudder has great grip with a light and balanced feel. ThereContinue reading “J/99 First Impressions”
Jeff Johnstone (CEO of J/Boats) talks about the development of the J/99, and his experiences racing this new exciting model. Click the image below for the interview.