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J/45 selected for the European Boat of the Year!

August 31st, 2021 news
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🇬🇧 We are excited to announce you that our new unit, the J/45 is nominated for the European Boat of the Year!

Barely launched at sea, the 45 is already selected for one of the highest prizes in the sailing world, in the “Performance Cruiser” category.

Next step, the sea trials with the journalists end of September!

🇫🇷 Nous sommes très contents de vous annoncer que notre nouvelle unité, le J/45 est nominé pour le European Boat of the Year!!

À peine mis à l’eau, le 45 est déjà sélectionné pour l’un des plus grands prix dans le monde du nautisme, dans la catégorie “Performance Cruiser”.

Prochaine étape, les essais avec les différents journalistes, fin septembre!

Other News

Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta 2022

July 4th, 2022 news

J Cup Regatta 🇬🇧 Last weekend saw the Key Yachting J-Cup Regatta organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club. The race started on Thursday 30 June in sunny and ideal windy conditions for the 56 participating teams. ☀ Thanks to Key Yachting and of course the RORC for the organisation of this great event! 🔝 […]

The J/99 AXESAIL wins the Spi Ouest France

April 25th, 2022 news

The 2022 edition of the emblematic Spi Ouest France which took place last weekend in Quiberon Bay was marked by sunny conditions. The J/99s were once again at the forefront, especially in the IRC B category. Maxime Mesnil, skipper of the J/99 AXESAIL, winner of the IRC B category, gave us his impressions on his […]

A single-handed Transquadra in a J/99, a such beautiful revelation

March 14th, 2022 news

🇬🇧 A single-handed Transquadra in a J/99, a such beautiful revelation! – Olivier Grassi, skipper of the J/99 Grassi Bateaux The Transquadra 2022 will go down in history with the highlight of the second leg, which required the crews to avoid the 2 depressions, by the North, in an almost obligatory way. For this new edition, […]

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Spi Ouest France – Let’s get the J/99 fleet together!

March 14th, 2022 news

 Spi Ouest France – Let’s get the J/99 fleet together! The famous French regatta is fast approaching! As the J/99 fleet is getting bigger and bigger every month, we encourage owners to enter the same category. What could be better than to compete against your fellow sailors? You participate at the race in J/99 or […]

Already the 100th J/99 ! 

February 11th, 2022 news

3 years after the launching of our last sport sailboat, the 100th unit is already in production ! Let’s look back at some figures reflecting the success of this sailboat ⬇ Her production involve more than 10 full-time employees She is present in 25 countries on 5 continents One of them has been flashed at […]

The Calypso Odysessy

December 1st, 2021 news Sailing Adventures

🇬🇧 At the yard, we really liked sharing the sailing adventures of our owners. Here Thomas explain why he chose a J/99 and he explains his sailing program in Mediterranean sea. ⏬ Why did you choose a J/99? Calypso Odysessy was commissioned by RLR Yachting early in 2021 as we were excited about this new offering […]

J/45, a warm welcome from the public and press!

November 23rd, 2021 news

🇬🇧 We officially launched our new J/45 last September during the Cannes Yachting Festival. We wanted to thank you for the very warm welcome you gave to the boat! Your numerous feedbacks have confirmed us in the choices and directions we’ve took for this new unit. Many of you, congratulate us on the loyalty and respect […]

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Paris Boat Show 2021 – 4 to 12 December

November 23rd, 2021 news

🇬🇧 We are pleased to announce that we will be present at the Nautic Boat Show in Paris, from December 4 to 12 (stand n°J42). This edition will not be usual for the yard as we will not present unit on the stand. Indeed, the delivery and production schedule does not allow us to ensure […]

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J/45 An Inner sense of light!

October 6th, 2021 news

🇬🇧 J/45 – An Inner sense of light! The interior coherence and ergonomics of J/Boats at sea is an absolute given. For the J/45 the aim was to push back the boundaries in this regard. To do this, we teamed up with Isabelle Racoupeau for the interior design. She was able to bring to bear her vast […]

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J/45 first cruising test with Benjamin Dutreux

September 4th, 2021 news

🇬🇧 Discover the video of the new 45 at sea! In the perpetual search for excellence in all levels, we wanted for our new unit, the J/45, to have an outside eye on both sides: performance and quality of life on board, by the famous skipper Benjamin Dutreux. This local skipper, based in Sables d’Olonne, […]

When J/Boats shakes up fast-cruiser standards

July 23rd, 2021 news

🇬🇧 With 45 years of experience in sailboat design and millions of miles covered on all oceans, this new unit has succeeded in astonishing all J/Boats teams! This daring gamble to bring together unparalleled comfort (modern and bright interior, high-end upholstery and finishes, etc.), large interior volumes (very large storage capacities, volume of living spaces, […]

The J/99 is once again at the top of the races in France !

July 19th, 2021 news

The J/99 is once again at the top of the races in France 😎 ✅ 3 weeks of regattas ✅ 3 key events on the Atlantic coast ✅ 3 victories for J/99   🥇Congratulations to Daniel Robin who won the Tour des Ports Vendéens with Jaffa, in double-handed, against the teams !! 🥇Congratulations also to Grassi Bateaux who emerge victorious at […]

Happy holidays everyone

July 1st, 2021 news

After a particular 2020 calendar, the year 2021 is gradually taking its breath with the resumption of cruises and regattas this summer.  The entire J/Composites team wish you very nice cruising and sailing program. We leave you on this beautiful photo of a J/70 in Chili Do not hesitate to share with us your holidays […]

J/Boats, ideal units for family cruising

July 1st, 2021 news

Did you know that more than half of the 15,000 J/Boats sold worldwide are used for family cruising programs and Bluewater cruising? Contrary to popular belief, a fast sailboat offers many advantages when going on vacation as a couple or as a family. Safety, effortless maneuverability, and the pleasure of sailing even in light airs […]

J Boats success in the Morgan Cup

June 15th, 2021 news

Congratulations to all of the J Boats competing in the Morgan Cup. Especially, Michael O’Donnell’s J/121 Darkwood winner of IRC One and second overall in a fleet of 73 boats. Bruce Huber’s J/112E Xanaboo was the winner of IRC Three and fifth overall. William McGough & Christian Jeffery racing J/109 Just So double-handed, finishing runner […]

French J/Cup 2021 – Cancelled

June 2nd, 2021 news

Dear everyone, We inform you today that the French J/Cup 2021, in La Trinité-sur-Mer, June 26 & 27, will be cancelled. Indeed, despite the lifting of the current government restrictions in the organization of sporting and cultural events, the optimum conditions for hosting the French 2021 J/Cup could not be present. The organization of catering […]

Welcome to the J Cup European Tour

March 4th, 2021 news

>> Big news for 2021, the J Cups are multiplying all over Europe! This year, we are happy to announce in collaboration with our network of experts, 3 new J Cup dates! Initiated by our English expert Key Yachting Ltd, 22 years ago, the J Cup is a flagship event in the world of English […]

Spinnaker gybe and hoist by J Composites

February 16th, 2021 news Web Series

At J Composites we spend a lot of time on the water to train, test our latest models. Based on our experience we would like to share with you some a new tutorial regarding tips to manage solo a gybe and hoist with asymetric spinnaker. – Chez J Composites nous passons de nombreuses heures sur […]

Mast details by J Composites

February 3rd, 2021 Web Series

To maximize performance at sea and navigation pleasure, we create unique mast profiles by model. For each unit, we are working on a particular development such as the versatility for the J/99 with we can either flatten the mainsail in breezy conditions or make it fuller in light airs. Discover in details the development of […]

Deck fittings by J Composites

January 27th, 2021 Web Series

Through this new video, we’re going to explain you our choices about the standard deck fittings on a J. Whether the retractable mooring cleats, the end fitting for the pulpit or the highly ergonomics deck layout, every part of a J/Boats is well thought out for the racing time or cruising navigation.   À travers […]

J/45 Cruising Yacht Just Hatched!

January 22nd, 2021 news

All the J/Composites team are proud to present the first hull “out-of-the-box” of the brand new J/45 offshore cruising yacht! Designed to be a comfortable offshore greyhound, the J/45 design is reminiscent of the remarkable heritage of J/Boats offshore cruising yachts of the past, such as the J/145, J/160, and J/65. Clean, crisp lines, fine […]

Foam laying by J Composites

January 6th, 2021 Web Series

After we have explain infusion and sandwich construction, it is important to highlight the know how and attention to detail. Behind the word “infusion” and “sandwich” different levels of quality can be hidden. That is why it is important to explain how we use this technology to its outmost in aim to create the best […]

Sandwich construction by J Composites

November 30th, 2020 Web Series

You are still hesitating in a sailboat made with infused sandwich or simply monolithic? We are presenting you the different mechanical properties between these 2 options! Discover how a J can offer the serenity of the most solid and rigid construction on the market, whilst retaining its unrivalled lightweight design, which establishes its reputation as […]

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A world tour for 3 (with a dog) aboard SV Sweet Ruca – EN & FR

November 26th, 2020 news Sailing Adventures

A world tour in suspense in the Caribbean… « Our goal was to spend two years making a somewhat fast, but still cruising, circumnavigation of the world via Cape Horn and the Cape of a Good Hope. Rather than go through the canals as most do, we were looking to complete a bucket list sailing challenge […]