Wednesday, August 30, 2006

J/92S to Make Fall Boat Show Debut

The new J/92S will be making its US fall boat show debut at the Newport Boat Show (Sept 14-17), followed by the Annapolis Boat Show (Oct 5-9). Owners are raving at the speed and stability of this 30 foot sprit model. In just its first year of sailing, the 92S has already logged impressive results, with a 1st Place in IRC-3 at the 2006 Obelix Trophy, 2nd in IRC-3 at 2006 Spi Ouest, and winner of IRC-1 in the Royal Southampton Double-handed Regatta. If a family oriented, performance sprit boat with weekending accommodations sounds appealing, we invite you to visit us at one of the upcoming boat shows.

The J/92S will also be on display at the Southampton Show (UK) Sept 16-24 and the La Rochelle Show (FR) Sept 20-25.

Monday, August 7, 2006

J-UK Reports: The 2006 Season, So Far

J/Sailors are enjoying a banner year of successes and milestones throughout Europe and more specifically the UK and Ireland. J/133 Owners posted wins at the Hamble Winter Series, Round the Island Race, St. Pete Port Double, and the Blenheim Triangle Race to date. And recently, Stewart Hawthorn’s ‘Jump’ just narrowly missed a first place class win at Skandia Cowes Week in IRC Class 2. In J/105 action the class one-design circuit is starting to fire on all cylinders with renewed enthusiasm for class racing at Deauville International Week in June, the J/105 UK National Championships in July, the just completed Skandia Cowes Week & later in August, J/Cup. J/105 Owners are also posting some impressive wins in RORC series events. In the J/109 group, it is not unusual for twenty or more boats to now enter most major class events. Of the 300 J/109s worldwide that are sailing, over 65 are located in the UK and Ireland... With the introduction of the new J/92S, the J/100 daysailor and continued success of the J/80 class, we expect the year to continue to please J/Owners. For more of the latest J-UK news visit