Market Disrupter?

Seahorse Magazine Reviews the J/99 The new J/99, built by J Composites in France, is J Boats’ answer to extensive customer demand for a smaller ‘adventure racer.’ True to this globally successful brand’s fundamental philosophy, it has an allround performance hull, rather than a boxy, hard-chined body with squat, Open-style stern sections like so many […]

J/99 Hull #1 is Launched

Within four days of its world debut at the Paris Boatshow, J/99 hull #1 was trucked, keeled, commissioned and launched at Hamble Point Marina in the UK. It was quite a feat by the J/Composites and J/UK teams and just in time to catch some late season sailing before the New Year. Conditions on the […]

Round The County Race Fun & Games

(Seattle, WA)- 117 boats signed up (25% were J’s) for the 2018 running of everyone’s favorite “welcome to winter” race in the Pacific Northwest– the Round the County, hosted by the Orcas island Yacht Club and the Friday Harbor Sailing club. The forecast for the Islands turned out to be reasonably accurate.  For Saturday, it […]

J/99 Coming to North America Soon!

J/99 Project Update We’re excited to report that J/99 hulls #1 and #2 are nearing completion at J/Composites and the J/Team is gearing up for a very busy December. Twenty (20) J/99 orders are already confirmed which extends the initial backlog into July 2019. Hull #1 will make its world boat show debut at the […]

One Quarter J

117 boats are signed up for the 2018 running of everyone’s favorite welcome to winter race – Round the County, hosted by the Orcas island Yacht Club and the Friday Harbor Sailing club.  117 boats and 25% of em’ are J Boats! Every single class in the weekend regatta has a J boat in it […]

Sail/Fest Time!

It’s time once again for Friday Night Sail/Fest! The first 4 Friday’s in August are your time to escape the workweek, enjoy a fun evening sail and then gather at the Shilshole Courtyard to enjoy food and libations provided by our great sponsors – Maritime Pacific, CSR Marine, Seattle Sailing Club, Sail Northwest, Trident Funding, CYC […]

J/121 Wins in Newport to Bermuda Race!

Interesting to note that 3 of the 4 J/121’s mentioned bellow did not compete with water ballast!  They sailed in classes that do not allow water ballast.  J/Boats Dealer Bulletin #926 June 18, 2018 J/121 Wins Class in Newport to Bermuda Race The results are in! Congratulations to the J/121 teams and their amazing performance […]

J/112e European Champions!

J/112E “J/LANCE” is IRC European Champion Congratulations to Didier LeMoal and Fred Bouvier and their team aboard J LANCE 12 for their impressive overall victory at the IRC European Championship which concluded on Saturday (after 11 races over 8 days). The following is excerpted from the RORC press release of 6-16- 18): The immaculately sailed […]

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 […]