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Archives from : July 2020

BOAT SHOW – Save the date

August 6th, 2020 news

We are excited to announce our presence at the Cannes Yachting Festival from 8 to 13 September and Grand Pavois La Rochelle – Salon nautique International à flot from 29 of September to 4 October! We will present you our inescapable: the J/112 and J/99! To schedule your visit, contact us : info@jcomposites.eu  –  Nous sommes ravis de vous […]

Joker

Joker’s Atlantic tour EN & FR

July 28th, 2020 news

«Between Christmas and winter holidays with the family and then the period of lockdown, Joker’s tour of the Atlantic was organized in several major stages which will structure both my voyage and my account of it.   From Marseille to Santa Cruz de Tenerife On November 4, 2019, Joker left her home port in Marseille […]

Weaving in and out of the Channel Islands, aboard J for Two – EN & FR

July 27th, 2020 news

Weaving in and out of the Channel Islands, aboard J for Two – discover the story of Pierre & Louise, a young couple, aboard their J/105! “As you know, it is not always necessary to go far to have a great holiday: you just need good weather, an interesting boat and a sailing area with […]

What does performance bring to cruising? EN & FR

July 22nd, 2020 news

What does performance bring to cruising? Contrary to popular belief, a fast yacht has a lot of advantages when you’re heading off on holiday as a couple or with family. Safety, effortless manoeuvrability and fun sailing even in light airs are all substantial, if not essential assets, when you want holidays on the water to […]

J/99 – The winning compromise! EN & FR

July 1st, 2020 news

This month a well known French sailing magazine has realized a “100 mile on board” the J/99, a 3 days of sea trial! Whether at sea or at the anchor, the J/99 was scrutinized to reveal all her secrets. During 3 days between Les Sables-d’Olonne in France and Île d’Yeu, the J/99 has succeeded to be […]

Norvège - J 109

From Brittany to the Arctic Circle, come onboard “PINOCCHIO”, a J/109 eager for miles! – EN & FR

June 25th, 2020 news

From Brittany to the Arctic Circle, come onboard “PINOCCHIO”, a J/109 eager for miles! Launched in 2008, our J/109 “Pinocchio” has today covered 25,000 miles. After two sailboats with deck saloon, comfortable but very heavy, I wanted a simple, light and efficient boat, which can be easily sailed with a reduced crew or even alone. […]

Virtual Regatta enter the J/70 into the Inshore Game – EN & FR

June 17th, 2020 news

J Boats and J Composites have engaged a partnership with Virtual Regatta to integrate the J/70 into the platform’s Inshore game. With more than 300,000 worldwide players, Virtual Regatta is the undisputed leader in e-sailing. It was natural that the J/70 could exist in the game, being the market leader monotype with more than 1600 […]

Build quality, sailing pleasure – EN & FR

June 4th, 2020 news

Playing around with the wind, carving out a fine wake, maoeuvring easily, making fast headway… then dropping anchor in a bay fringed with ochre rocks and white sand. Making the most of the beautifully crafted modern fit-out combining solid wood and white gloss bulkheads illuminated by natural light. Herein lies the pleasure of sailing and […]

First cruise, first doublehanded sail

May 14th, 2020 news

« After several months of waiting and excitement, our J / 99 “One Life” was finally in the water on February 27, 2020, at Shilshole Marina in Seattle. Shortly before the Governor’s order to stay at home we managed to make our first cruise the weekend before confinement.   In addition to the social distancing we […]

Call for travel stories: Traveling in a new way during quarantine!

April 29th, 2020 news

With your family, friends, or partners, remember your best trip aboard your J! Select some pictures, write few lines, and share it with us.  All your travels stories will be shared with us. Let us sail the seas with you through the globe. On your logs!

What does performance bring to cruising ?

May 15th, 2019 news

Contrary to popular belief, a fast yacht has a lot of advantages when you’re heading off on holiday as a couple or with family. Safety, effortless manoeuvrability and fun sailing even in light airs are all substantial, if not essential assets, when you want holidays on the water to play out without a hitch. Indeed, […]

Is a cruiser-racer monohull as competitive with an aluminum mast rather than a carbon mast?

March 11th, 2019 news

Jean-François Nevo, director of AG + Spars company, develops the subject with a specific example of a profile made for J/99, in collaboration with the shipyard: “In order to make an aluminum mast competitive comparing to a carbon mast, we need to have an optimization approach on several directions: profile design, rigging geometries changes, parts […]

J/Boats tests days : 3rd, 4th and 5th of July 2019

January 28th, 2019 news

Interested in a J/Boats model but still not sure on which one you would like to choose ? Or simply willing to fill what makes a J Boats special at the helm ? J Composites shipyard gives you opportunity to test their models in real conditions in July this year ! 3 models will be available to […]

J/99 launching

January 7th, 2019 news

Within four days of its world debut at the Paris Boatshow, J/99 hull #1 was trucked, keeled, commissioned and launched at Hamble Point Marina in the UK. It was quite a feat by the J/Composites and J/UK teams and just in time to catch some late season sailing before the New Year. Conditions on the […]

Winter season Boat Shows

October 31st, 2018 news

Season promises to be busy for J Composites with the presentation of its new model, J/99, at the end of the year! Winter Boat Shows will be the occasion to exhibit this new racer, designed for shorthanded sailing, inshore or offshore. Looking forward to discover the new one of the Sport range? 2 opportunities are […]

2018 J/70 World Championship in Marblehead : victory of US team Africa !

October 30th, 2018 news

Congratulations to Jud Smith (USA) and his team racing J/70 Africa for winning the 2018 J/70 World Championship, hosted by the Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead! 91 teams from 18 different countries battled out 11 highly competitive races. General level of the fleet was impressive, gathering Olympic Gold Medallists, America’s Cup winners and World Champions! […]

Greece holidays on board J/11S!

September 1st, 2018 news

Happy J/11S owner relates us his holidays in Greece: “We left Faliro marina, south of Athens, for a 500 miles journey around Greek islands. It was a real happiness, J/11S being a light and easy to maneuver boat. She moves very fast in small breeze and we feel completely safe in strong wind. We have […]

J/122E cruising in Morocco !

January 6th, 2018 news

J/122E from a Norwegian owner went on a cruise in the Mediterranean, after the delivery of his boat to Les Sables d’Olonne. He shares with us his enthusiasm and the pleasure provided by his new boat! The comfort of the boat is ideally suited to this type of offshore cruise. Currently on a stopover in […]

Great performance for J/11S Jataka on Transquadra race!

January 5th, 2018 news

Left last 10th of February from Madeira, J/11S Jataka led by Philippe Girardin and Gwenaël Thomas gave us a nice demonstration of performance! Reaching average speeds of more than 10 kts, the crew reports having surfed at 20 kts under spinnaker! Transquadra is a French regatta for sailors over 40 years, which consists of two […]

J/80 World Championship : the unmissable event!

January 4th, 2018 news

75 boats from 9 different nationalities are expected at Les Sables d’Olonne from the 7th to the 14th of July for the J/80 World Championship 2018, an unmissable event in J Composites shipyard city! With more than 20 years of experience, J Composites is very proud to welcome J/80 in front of its doors for […]

J/121 elected Best Performance Boat 2018 by American press !

January 4th, 2018 news

New 40ft J/121, specifically tailored for shorthanded offshore racing has just been elected “Best Performance Boat 2018” by American magazine “Sail”. Easy-to-use water ballast system, providing the equivalent of four bodies hiking, is an appealing concept for skippers who are tired of having to gather 8 to 10 people to go racing. Equipped as an […]