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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 host with asymetric spinnaker. – Chez J Composites nous passons de nombreuses heures sur […]

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 […]

J/46 - SV Sweet Ruca

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

November 26th, 2020 news

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 […]

Huge success for the J Family!

October 28th, 2020 news

This summer and more this fall, the J have excelled in many races! Whether it is through crewed or double-handed regatta, the J have succeeded in standing out through their performance and easy maneuvering, allowing all owners to perform while having fun. Being a J owner is not only the possibility of participating in regattas and […]

The J/99 under rough weather, assured sensations!

October 9th, 2020 news

At the yard, when we launch a new model, it is important to us to test it in all conditions. Whether in lovely seas or in very rough weather, we are tested each of our units, with small crew, in order to check performance, stability, maneuverability and general behavior at sea. 10 days ago, we […]

The J/80, a benchmark in sports sailboat history!

September 14th, 2020 news

The J/80 – a benchmark in sports sailboat history! It is rare these days to observe on a start line such a large one-design fleet, launched over 25 years ago! Over the years, the J/80 has established itself in numerous regattas by its design, its performance and simplicity but also by its build quality – […]

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 […]