IMG 0265 1574

J/88 Related News & Activity

Quantum Key West Regatta Preview
(Key West, FL)- In a fashion befitting a 30th anniversary, the famous Quantum Key West Regatta bristles with a plethora of racing stars from American and ten countries, some of the most technically developed racing boats afloat and one of the largest growing classes in the world- the J/70 speedster!According to Commanders' Weather, the weather forecast supplier for race week, the first three days of the regatta will offer moderate to strong winds of 10 to 20 knots from the east/east-southeast. A cold front predicted for the second half of the week could...
Read more...
boot Dusseldorf Boat Show Extravaganza!
(Dusseldorf, German)- With over 300 sailboat related exhibitors, there is no question the world’s largest sailboat show in the heart of Europe is an exciting place to visit.  Das boot, the boat show, takes place from January 21st to 29th. On display in Hall 15/ Booth B21 will be two choices for J/Clan aficionados.  For those into performance, the two little speedsters will be on display- the J/70 and J/88. And, for those into fast, comfortable cruising- the J/97E and the J/112E.In Germany alone, the most significant impact on sailing has been the evolution of the...
Read more...
Lauderdale to Key West Race Preview
(Fort Lauderdale, FL)- When the cold northerly winds of January blow, where would you rather be, bundled up in the cold white north, or in shorts and a t-shirt in Key West? Would you rather shovel your driveway, or walk Duval Street?  Would you rather sit around waiting for a groundhog to see his shadow or share the streets with roosters and Hemingway’s six-toed cats in front of the Southernmost White House?  No matter the question, Key West is The Answer.The 41st Annual Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race, hosted by Lauderdale Yacht...
Read more...
London Boat Show Time! : 07-Jan-2017 4pm
London Boat Show Time!
(London, England)- For next week, take the opportunity to swing by the London Boat Show at the EXCEL Center and get a chance to speak to J/UK representatives about the exciting evolution of the J/88 family speedster- the class had wonderful sailing in the Hamble Winter Series in the fall of 2016 and its momentum continues to grow for 2017. The London Boat Show is open from January 6th to 15th, 2017 and the J/88 will be displayed at Stand F064 at the EXCEL LONDON Pavilion.  For more show information.  For J/88 family speedster sailing...
Read more...
Helly Hansen NOOD Regattas Announcement
(Newport, RI)– In 2017, Sailing World magazine’s annual racing circuit, the National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta Series, will revisit the country’s top sailing destinations for another five-stop series, culminating in a tropical championship regatta.For the third consecutive year, HELLY HANSEN— a global leader in technical sailing apparel with more than 135 years of experience protecting professionals on the water— will continue as title sponsor for the elite sailing series.   The Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Series will return to:  St. Petersburg, Fl-  Feb. 17-19, St. Petersburg Yacht Club San Diego, CA- ...
Read more...
Make Your Office Merry & Bright With Ultimate Sailing!
Choose from prints of the world's top regattas or select a digital download and use a D.I.Y. print and frame.  You'll be a star this holiday season, with images from Sharon Green and Ultimate Sailing- another famous Canadian sailor!J/Sailors get 30% OFF prints and digital downloads.  Please use coupon code- PHOTO30 - at checkout.Recent regattas that feature Sharon's extraordinary shots of J/Boats include:  J/70 Worlds- San Francisco, CA- click here Rolex Big Boat Series (J70, J88, J105, J111, J120, J125)- San Francisco, CA- click here New York YC Annual Regatta (J105, J109, J44)- Newport, RI- click...
Read more...
Order Your 2017 J/Calendar Today!
 (Newport, RI)- A sailing calendar is a great gift for loved ones, family, friends and crew.  Order yours today and get it in time for the New Year!For 2017, we have created another beautiful calendar for J sailors who love the joys of sailing a J in some of the most spectacular harbors and waters of the world.  Whether you are a cruising, racing or armchair sailor, these stunning sailboat photographs will transport you to wonderful sailing experiences in far away places. The 2017 sailing calendar features J/22s, J/24s, J/70s, J/80s, J/88, J/105s, J/111s, J/112E...
Read more...