J/Fest is Building!

39 J/Boats are entered for the return of the original J/Fest – the one that started them all! 5 boats have entered for the PHRF classes and they would love more boats to join them – 1 or 2 days of racing, buoys or mid distance – join in and speak up about what you […]

J/Fest Registration Deadline!

Registration Deadline June 1st, 2018! $25 Late Fee after June 1st. Click Here to Register 24 boats are already registered at just under a month out – don’t miss out on the fun! Classes currently represented J/22 J/24 J/70 J/80 J/97e J/105 J/109 J/44 And we hope to see more for the comeback of the […]

J/Fest Registration is Open!

Our First Registration for the 2018 J/Fest Northwest is in and wouldn’t you know it, it’s a J/44 signed up for the cruising class!  How cool would it be to see a J/44 one design division at J/Fest in June? Asylum, the 1990 J/44 owned by Kyle Caldwell and Jamie Thomas!  Congratulations on being the first to […]

Lease a J/70 Today. Build Your Fleet!

J/Boats and Dockline are pleased to announce the first-of-its-kind lease program for J/70s. Lease a J/70 today, starting at $799/month* for 36 months! Boat, trailer and sails are included. Leasing, as an alternative to purchasing, has been popular in other industries for years and is booming in the automobile and RV markets, thanks to a […]

J/Fest is Back!

J/FEST NORTHWEST 2018 June (22nd) 23rd – 24th Sail Northwest, your northwest J/Boat dealer, invites you to join us for the comeback of the original J/FEST.  For 26 years, we produced some of the best racing and after race socializing available on the planet.  This is two-day regatta (with a Friday night PHRF fun race) […]

Best Performance Boat Winner!

Sail Magazines Best Performance Boat 30 to 40fT   The All New J/121 Click here for a full walk-thru video review The people at J/Boats are obviously good designers and boatbuilders. Their record in this area stands for itself. However, ever since the advent of Rod Johnstone’s iconic J/24, they have also shown an uncanny […]

The Greatest Race in America.

Round the County – America’s Greatest Sailboat Race – yeah, you know, it probably is America’s greatest sailboat race.  There are some cool ones out there that bring in the numbers, the Mac, or the races to Mexico and Hawaii and I’m sure some others as well but as an admittedly biased Pacific Northwest Sailor […]

J/121 Offshore Sail Review

J/121 Offshore Test Update (Annapolis to Newport)  The debut of the new J/121 Offshore Speedster in the Newport and Annapolis Sailboat Shows was welcomed by enthusiastic J/sailors from across the spectrum of experience.  Long-distance offshore cruisers, one-design offshore racers, and a number of performance-oriented couples that enjoy coastal cruising without having to turn on the […]

J/121 Wins Best in Show at Newport!

The NEW J/121 made her boat show debut at the Newport International Boat Show last weekend and took home the award for Best New Sailboat. It was a great way to kick off the official introduction of the J/121, but didn’t compare to the tremendous reaction from the hundreds of sailors who were able to […]