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J 80  Sport sailboat

J 80 Sport sailboat

STEP ABOARD A SAFE BET.

Boasting 20 years of expertise, the J 80 is the obvious choice!
Control its power, savour its stability, release the inner racer in you!

SET SAIL WITH CONFIDENCE!

You’re aboard a sound boat, inspiring confidence in all conditions.
Head out to sea! Enjoy its simple and pleasant manoeuvrability. The adventure begins.

HOLD YOUR COURSE!

The J 80’s very high ballast ratio makes it the safest sportsboat around with its impressive stability.
Featuring supreme flexibility at the helm and capable of high speeds, she’s also a lot of fun in downwind conditions.

FULFIL HER POTENTIAL

Sheet on the sails and you’ll already be performing at 95% of your potential.
Her lightweight design means you can very quickly get up on the plane in downwind conditions.
Able to reach 16/18 knots of boat speed in the breeze in complete safety, you’re guaranteed a thrilling ride!

GET OFF TO THE PERFECT START IN COMPETITION!

The jib furler and the asymmetric spinnaker make this one design yacht easy to get a feel for and a thoroughly entertaining way to learn about racing on all types of courses.

SAIL WITH STYLE

The timeless design of the J 80 was designed by Rod Johnstone with a view to making this 8m monohull a genuine style icon. It groups together all the brand’s distinctive elements, resulting in the perfect blend of a unique design and a trail-blazing spirit.

KEEN TO HAVE CLASS?

With nearly 1,500 boats distributed around the world, this craft benefits from a highly active owners’ class.
Sportsmanship and sociability are the key words of this class.

TEST HER STRENGTH

The first model built in 1993 still has every chance of winning a race against a recent model.
The choice of materials has not diminished in terms of quality over the years. Little wonder then that the J 80 is the reference sportsboat.

Equipment

Composites

The materials for the sandwich and infusion composite construction are selected with precision so as to achieve the best possible combination of lightness/solidity on the market.

Keel

The keel is made entirely from lead, mounted on a keel sump giving the J 80 its 50% ballast ratio and supreme stability.

Rig

The rig is part of a very precise choice to offer the best standard of equipment on the market for the J 80.