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J/TV Sailing Around The World

Since the advent of the J/24 in 1977, over 13,500+ J's are sailing around the world in some of the most beautiful, exotic, challenging, soul-inspiring harbors, bays and oceans.  Truly experiencing the "Seven Seas", J's have sailed every major ocean race and have crossed every single ocean both East & West as well as North & South.  

Here's a selection of sailing videos that feature J's sailing in venues around the world- for fun, racing as well as educational/ instructional.  Look at the links below to see more "J/TV" on the video pages for particular boats-- over 12 hours of video!

J/TV Sailing Videos*  * Please Click Links for Videos
J/70 Sailing Music Video- Narragansett Bay J/125 Sailing- Santa Barbara-Ventura
J/111 Sailing Off Newport J/24s Racing World Championships
J/80s Racing- World Champion sailing- Santander, Spain J/22s Sailing Fun- Cayman Islands
J/TV Boat Reviews*
J/70 VOILES Magazine Test- France SAIL Best Boats 2013- J/70 Review
J/111 YACHTING WORLD Test- United Kingdom J/95 PRACTICAL SAILOR- Florida
J/TV Instructional Videos*
J/70 Setup and Going Sailing J/80 Extreme Sailing- Full Gale with RYA Coach!
J/111 Downwind Sailing Technique J/24 Tuning Tips & Technique
J/TV Video Pages
J/22 J/24
J/70 J/80
J/105 J/109
J/111 J/125
 

J/TV Sailing Around The World

Since the advent of the J/24 in 1977, over 13,500+ J's are sailing around the world in some of the most beautiful, exotic, challenging, soul-inspiring harbors, bays and oceans.  Truly experiencing the "Seven Seas", J's have sailed every major ocean race and have crossed every single ocean both East & West as well as North & South.  

Here's a selection of sailing videos that feature J's sailing in venues around the world- for fun, racing as well as educational/ instructional.  Look at the links below to see more "J/TV" on the video pages for particular boats-- over 12 hours of video!

J/TV Sailing Videos*  * Please Click Links for Videos
J/70 Sailing Music Video- Narragansett Bay J/125 Sailing- Santa Barbara-Ventura
J/111 Sailing Off Newport J/24s Racing World Championships
J/80s Racing- World Champion sailing- Santander, Spain J/22s Sailing Fun- Cayman Islands
J/TV Boat Reviews*  
J/70 VOILES Magazine Test- France SAIL Best Boats 2013- J/70 Review
J/111 YACHTING WORLD Test- United Kingdom J/95 PRACTICAL SAILOR- Florida
J/TV Instructional Videos*  
J/70 Setup and Going Sailing J/80 Extreme Sailing- Full Gale with RYA Coach!
J/111 Downwind Sailing Technique J/24 Tuning Tips & Technique
J/TV Video Pages  
J/22 J/24
J/70 J/80
J/105 J/109
J/111 J/125

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Sailing for Life in Better Sailboats

Sailing is the ultimate freedom, the experience of being at one with nature and the sea, powered only by the wind and one's imagination. It's one of the few "life sports" that offers both a relaxing escape as well as an invigorating challenge. You pick your level of comfort and excitement. Sailing is never the same twice - each time on the water with your sailboat is a unique adventure that can enrich friendships, strengthen family ties, and refresh one's own sense of well-being. How many other outdoor activities can be shared with three or more family generations?  It's been said there are two types of sailors in the world - the young and the young-at-heart.

What a Difference a J Makes

Fulfilling those sailing dreams starts with finding a sailboat that fits you - whether you aspire to sail close to home, cruise to distant shores, or take up the challenge of competitive sailing. Performance differences between sailboats are greater than differences between golf clubs, tennis rackets, skis or cars. A well-designed sailboat, like a good sports car, is an extension of its owner. It could take years of sailing other boats to learn the difference that good design and quality make to one's sailing enjoyment. Or, you can save time and take advantage of what we've designed into every "J."

NEW 40' Offshore Speedster for 5 or fewer Crew

J/121 offshore speedster sailing off Newport The new J/121 is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day raced or distance sailed by just 5 or fewer crew…. the best short-handed J ever…. capable of winning on any race track while also excelling in daysailing and weekend mode. J/121 redefines offshore sailboat racing as a recreation and shared adventure with friends - fulfilling the growing need to simplify life and reconnect with those you really want to sail with on a boat that’s pure magic to sail. Learn more about J/121 here.

Elegance, Comfort & Style - NEW J/112E

J112E 01 19986J/112E is the newest “E” Series of sport-cruising yachts.  An Evolution of Elegant performance cruising design. This dual- purpose 36 footer has a spacious two-cabin layout and a roomy, comfortable,  cockpit.  Perfect for the annual club cruise, offshore racing or short-handed blue-water sailing.  Learn about J/112E here.

A Family-friendly One-Design & Daysailer - J/88

J88 SolarSailer cockpit 001 18209The J/88 combines big boat feel with sportsboat-like acceleration.  Add a weekend interior, inboard head, engine and huge cockpit and you have a versatile 29 footer.  Blistering upwind speed of 6.5 kts and trailblazing speed offshore means smiles all around as you collect both the silverware and priceless sailing memories. Learn more about J/88 here.

J/70 - The Sportboat Changing Sailing

J70 spin08 redThe J/70 speedster is a fun, fast, stable, 22 footer that can be towed behind a small SUV and ramped launched and rigged by two people.  J/70 sails upwind like her larger sibling (the J/80) and off the wind she simply flies - planing fast in moderate winds. With 1,300+ boats delivered worldwide, the choice is clear. Learn more about J/70 here.

J/Sailing Gear For 2018

JGear marquee 2018Look great this season in J sailing apparel. Check out the comfortable and fashionable sailing clothing, tech shirts, polo shirts, sailing jackets and sailing hats at the J/Sailing Gear site. Also backpacks, totes, J battleflags and other fun items like half-model sailboats are available as gifts and trophies. 

J/Gear is fully customizable to your needs.  When you order, you can specify just about anything you wish, including boat name, boat type, yacht club, hailing port, etc.  Please be sure to visit our store here.

Upcoming Sailing Events

Aug 19-26- J/111 World Championship- Breskens, The Netherlands
Aug 24-31- J/24 World Championship- Riva del Garda, Italy
Aug 24-26- J/80 East Coast Championship- Boothbay Harbor, ME
Aug 24-26- Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta- Marblehead, MA
Aug 24-25- US Women’s Match Racing Championship- San Francisco, CA
Aug 24-26- Verve Cup Inshore Regatta- Chicago, IL
Aug 25-26- Vela J/24 Festival- Buenos Aires, Argentina
Aug 30- Sep 2- SAILING Champions League Finale- St Moritz, Switzerland

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