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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 are all valuable, if not essential, assets for a smooth vacation on the water.

Indeed, each J/Boats has been designed to offer the best possible harmony between interior comfort and sailing pleasure. The Elegance range has been particularly designed to allow each owner to fully enjoy cruising with their family, while combining comfort and sailing pleasure. Their great stability, their optimized deck plan for shorthanded navigation (maneuvers in the cockpit, wide gangways, flush decks, etc) their ease of maneuvering and even their interior comfort are still surprising.

Whether you have a cruising program or just sharing regattas with friends and family, a J/Boats will always meet your needs, and give you the best sailing experience!

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Les J/Boats, des unités idéales pour la croisière familiale

Saviez-vous que plus de la moitié des 15 000 J/Boats vendus dans le monde sont utilisés pour des programmes de croisière familiale et de grand voyage ?

Contrairement aux idées reçues, un voilier rapide offre bien des avantages lorsque l’on part en vacances en couple ou en famille. Sécurité, manœuvrabilité sans effort et plaisir de naviguer même dans les petits airs sont autant d’atouts appréciables voire indispensables pour que les vacances sur l’eau se déroulent sans anicroches.

En effet, chaque J/Boats a été pensé de manière à offrir le meilleur accord entre confort intérieur et plaisir de navigation. La gamme Elégance a particulièrement été étudiée pour permettre à chaque propriétaire de profiter pleinement de la croisière, en famille, tout en alliant confort et plaisir de navigation. Leurs grandes stabilités, leurs plans de pont optimisés pour la navigation en équipage réduit (retour des manœuvres dans le cockpit, passavants larges, flush deck…), leurs facilités de manœuvre ou encore leurs conforts intérieurs surprennent toujours autant. 

Que vous ayez un programme de croisière ou que vous partagiez simplement des régates avec vos amis et votre famille, un J/Boats répondra toujours à vos besoins, et vous offrira la meilleure expérience de navigation !

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Other News

The very essence of the term “racer cruiser”

January 24th, 2024 news Sailing Adventures

After the brilliant performance in the Rolex Fastnet Race, a J/133 once again shines winning its category in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart!   The J/133 perfectly embodies the spirit of the cruiser-racer. She can triumph in a prestigious regatta one day and provide a comfortable cruising experience the very next.   She perfectly aligns with the […]

Adventures on the Disko!

January 22nd, 2024 news Sailing Adventures

From J/99 ‘Disko Trooper’ owner Jules Hall. 2023 was a big year for team Disko Trooper. We started the year finishing the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s (CYCA) Two Handed Series. Then trying our hand at short course racing for the inaugural J/99 nationals. It was fantastic to win both. Seeking a new adventure we […]

J Composites will be present at the Boot Düsseldorf 2024

December 11th, 2023 news

J Composites will be present at the Boot Düsseldorf from 20 to 28 January 2024 This is a unique opportunity to discover (or rediscover for the most assiduous) our Elegance range with the J/45 and J/112E. A combination of comfort, luxury and performance, these two yachts have been designed for the pleasure of the most […]

New J/99 Elegance Line

October 4th, 2023 news

What if you could experience the speed of the J/99 while enjoying the comfort of a cruising boat? This new version of the J/99 offers fast cruising enthusiasts, an easy, comfortable and high-performance sailboat, without compromise. A synergy between our Sport and Elegance ranges, the J/99 Elegance Line meets the highest design and manufacturing standards. […]

NEW – J/45 Boat review by Yachting Monthly

September 25th, 2023 news

« Fast cruiser with plenty of appeal » Watch Theo Stocker’s full test of the J/45 : https://youtu.be/f6ah9vPl6uw?si=t2ZopZ8_KYCfglf6

Adventures of J/45 ‘Sassafras’

September 6th, 2023 news Sailing Adventures

(From the owners James and Sally) Why the J/45? After successfully racing our J/122 JAVELIN in IRC we decided it was time for a change of pace but not a slow one. We wanted a boat that could put the miles under the keel easily but be comfortable and enjoyable to sail. The boat needed […]

Southampton Boat Show

August 30th, 2023 news

Southampton Boat Show 🇬🇧 The J/45 will be displayed for the second time in England from September 15th to 24th at the Southampton Boat Show. The model presented is the 3-cabin / 2-head version and has many options. To make a dedicated appointment for your visit, contact our J Expert Key Yachting ➡ info@keyyachting.com

Visit the J/45, J/112E and J/99 during the Grand Pavois!

August 2nd, 2023 news

J Composites will be exhibiting at the Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle (France) from 20 to 25 September with three models: the J/45, the J/112E and the J/99. Interested in the J/45 or J/112E? Book your boat test now! Our experts will be on hand throughout the show to answer your questions. Make […]

Rolex Fastnet Race 2023: A success for the J/s!

August 2nd, 2023 news Sailing Adventures

The J/ team made a big splash during the 50th edition of the Rolex Fastnet Race. This iconic race is the rendezvous of ocean racing afficionados. This year, competitors had to contend with very rough weather on this mythical course, which starts in Cowes (England), goes around the Fasntet and down to the finish line […]

ORC Double-handed European Champion 2023!

June 21st, 2023 news Sailing Adventures

Congratulations to Rasmus Rosengren and Jörgen Rosengren on their J/105 Rose of Sweden for their performance at the ORC Double-handed European Championship 2023 ! They tell us about their race: The ORC Double handed Europeans 2023 was a mix of Offshore and Inshore racing. The start was in Helsingør and then heading north, offshore, out […]

Report form the single-handed Newport Bermuda Race on a J/111 !

June 19th, 2023 Sailing Adventures

Peter Gustaffson reported his solo experience in the Newport Bermuda Race aboard his J/111 BLUR! Visit his blog for a detailed report of his solo adventure: Read here Photo credit : Peter Gustaffson

How is a J made?

June 5th, 2023 news Web Series

Watch the 4 episodes of our “Focus on Quality” web series on Youtube! ▶ On these videos you’ll find explanations on : ▪ Sandwich construction ▪ Foam laying ▪ Infusion ▪ Deck fittings What are you waiting for to (re)discover them?

Three J/99’s take the podium 1-2-3 in the Australian classic RPAYC Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Race

April 3rd, 2023 news Sailing Adventures

27 yachts competed in the 226nm coastal classic, ranging in size from the 30ft Dubois 30 up to 100ft Andoo Comanche with three J/99’s in the mix. The race very professionally run by Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC), with welcoming reception from Coffs Harbour Yacht Club. The conditions were challenging for the light wind […]

J/99 Australian National Championship

March 15th, 2023 news

The J/99 from J/Boats has again proved its versatility with an extremely successful Australian National Championship held last weekend 4-5th March 2023. The Championship was a six race program, fully crewed windward leeward series and held as part of the Nautilus Marine Insurance Sydney Harbour Regatta, hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) Others have […]

Double handed sailing skills with Pip Hare on a J/99

February 20th, 2023 news

Pip Hare gives you tips on how to perform double handed in a series of episodes ft. Yachting World.   Watch the videos in Pip Hare’s new series on double handed sailing skills. Expert advice on short handed sailing from one of the world’s best sailors. Pip Hare, accompanied by our English expert Wayne from […]

J/45 : Best Crossover 2023

December 19th, 2022 news Sailing Adventures

After the “Best Performance Cruiser” title at the Cruising World Magazine – Boat of the Year 2023, the J/45 wins the “Best Crossover” title at the Sailing World – Boat of the Year 2023! For more details https://www.sailingworld.com/…/2023-boat-of-the-year…/ — Après le titre de “Best Performance Cruiser” au Cruising World – Boat of the Year 2023, […]

J/45 : Best Performance Cruiser 2023

December 12th, 2022 news Sailing Adventures

New distinction for the J/45 🏅 She won the title of “Best Performance Cruiser” at the Cruising World – Boat of the Year 2023 against a strong field of competitors.  ➡ J/45 will be exhibited at Boot Düsseldorf 2023 Extract from the Yachting World report 📃:  Over time, J/Boats pivoted from one-design classes to ocean racers […]

J/99’s on form in the Blue Water Pointscore, Sydney

December 12th, 2022 Sailing Adventures

J/99’s and J/122’s on form in the Blue Water Pointscore, Sydney. The 172nm Cabbage Tree Island Race (hosted by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia) was held over the weekend 2nd – 3rd December with a combined fleet of 69 yachts of which 15 were sailed two-handed.  Again, we saw more outstanding success from the J/99 […]

J/99 ‘Rum Rebellion’ victorious in Bird Island Race

November 28th, 2022 news Sailing Adventures

At 10.00am on Saturday 12th November 2022 a fleet of 49 yachts started the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia 83nm Bird Island race where competitors sail from Sydney Harbour to Bird Island (approximately 3nm north east of Norah Head), before returning to Sydney Harbour to finish.   In light conditions the fleet headed north out […]

A J/99 winner of the Flinders Islet Race

September 28th, 2022 news Non classé Sailing Adventures

Last week, the J/99 ‘Rum Rebellion’ won IRC and line honours Two Handed division at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s  Audi Centre Blue Water Pointscore series Flinders Islet race. The crew told us about their experience: The 2022 edition of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s  Audi Centre Blue Water Pointscore series Flinders Islet […]

Grand Pavois 2022

September 26th, 2022 news

We invite you to meet us until sunday 2nd October at the Grand Pavois in La Rochelle . The J/99 and J/112E will be exhibited at Pontoon 5 – 5 – 03. — Nous vous donnons rendez-vous jusqu’au dimanche 2 octobre au Grand Pavois de La Rochelle. Le J/99 et J/112E seront exposés au Ponton […]

Cannes Yachting Festival 2022

September 7th, 2022 news

Join us until Sunday 11th September at the Cannes Yachting Festival! This is the opportunity to visit our J/99 and J/45. See you at Port Canto – Stand : SAIL163, SAIL026.

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 Sailing Adventures

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 Sailing Adventures

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