J109

Speed &  Comfort- Offshore & Cruising

J/109 fulfills a need to combine that elusive combination of speed & comfort in the classic 35 foot size range.  As a tribute to its capabilities to hit that magical target, here's a selection of sailing videos that feature J/109 owner's joyfully sailing in venues around the world in a broad spectrum of conditions with family & friends.

J/109 Regatta Videos*  * Please Click Links for Videos
J/109 BLUR Sailing Season 2011- Sweden J/109 VOADOR EuoCup 2012- Yarmouth, England
J/109 BLUR Sailing Season 2010- Sweden J/109 BLUR Big Boat Challenge 2010- Sweden
J/109 BLUR Sailing Season 2009- Sweden J/109 BLUR 2007- Zero to 16 kts Fast!- Sweden
J/109 RUSH- Marstand Big Boat Series 2012- Sweden J/109 ASTRAL PLANE- Southern Straits- Victoria, BC
J/109 ARETHUSA- Vuurschepen North Sea Race 2011 J/109 JOULE- Ijsselmeer Race- July 2011
J/109 AXA/ Multi Sailing 2008 J/109 JANGADA TOO- RORC Myth of Malham Race 2011 
J/109 JUST FOR FUN- Plymouth to St Peter Port 2011 J/109 IPANEMA- Sailing Volvo Suursaari Race 2011
J/109 UK Nationals 2011- Weymouth, England- Day #2 J/109 BLUR Tjorn-Runt 2009 Race     TR Race Overview
J/109 Sailing Videos*
J/109 North Sails Training Weekend- Dublin, Ireland J/109 CAMINOS Key West 2008 Practice- 30kts+ breeze
J/109 Downwind Gale Off Seattle, Washington J/109 AXA/ MultiSailing- Algarve, Portugal
J/109 JEEZ LOUISE- Perfect Gybe Practice- Solent, UK J/109 Cork, Ireland to Scotland Delivery Cruise
J/109 Chestress - Chestress all Roma per Tutti - Italy  

Subcategories

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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