Tag: J/Boats

  • J/99 Wins British Yachting Awards- Best Performance Boat

    J/99 Wins British Yachting Awards- Best Performance Boat

    Key Yachting, the UK, Ireland, and Channel Islands distributor for J/Boats, enjoyed a glamorous evening at the Royal Thames Yacht Club on Monday night, for Chelsea Magazines’ British Yachting Awards. Marie-Claude Heys, Hannah Le Prevost, and Gemma Dunn represented Key Yachting and were joined by J/Boats President Jeff Johnstone, and a few British J/Boats owners. […]

  • J/99 Short-handed Offshore Speedster update

    J/99 Short-handed Offshore Speedster update

    In case you had not seen the worldwide introduction of the J/99 in last week’s newsletter, here is more information for you to consider.  The J/Design team has finalized more details on the deck and interior design that make for a very comfortable boat to daysail, weekend cruise, as well as race offshore short-handed.   […]

  • J/111 Sweeny wins at Breskens Sailing Weekend

    J/111 Sweeny wins at Breskens Sailing Weekend

    The forecast for this year’s Breskens Sailing Weekend was not far off the mark.  The three days were characterized by generally light winds in the 5-8 kts range, with two of the days starting off postponed, waiting for the wind to build into a race-able breeze for the fleets sailing on the two course- A […]

  • NEW J/121 Offshore Speedster launched

    NEW J/121 Offshore Speedster launched

    The first J/121 named “Incognito” was launched at Stanley’s Boat Yard in Barrington, Rhode Island on Monday 8/21/17 at 9:45am.  Within 15 minutes the Southern Spars carbon deck- stepped mast was installed, shrouds pinned and the next few hours the rigging systems were assembled.  By late afternoon, the design and build team, several suppliers and […]

  • J/121 Offshore Speedster decked

    J/121 Offshore Speedster decked

    The amazing new J/121 Offshore short-handed speedster is coming together, in more ways than one.  She is looking fast, sleek and powerful- an offshore reaching machine! Just this past week, after all systems had been installed for engine, power-train, steering, plumbing, electrical and the water-ballast distribution pumps and manifolds, the deck was fitted and installed!  […]