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Liveaboard Cruising Course Puerto Vallarta – Report from the Crew

“Light air settings are the call today as J/World’s Vanishing Girl approaches Punta Raza. Our plan is to practice ‘All Crew Overboard’ drills, right after anchoring!” That’s J/World Coach Paul Marston checking in on Day 2 of a 5 day Liveaboard Cruising Course from Puerto Vallarta. What a great photo! Interested in moving up to […]

Can’t Wait to Get Racing? We Understand…

TRANSPAC is nearing and berths are filling up fast. Yes, you can still get one and yes, it will be an amazing experience. Still, we hear some of you saying to us, “But it doesn’t start until the week of July 3rd! I just can’t wait that long!” We completely understand and we have a […]

2017 Banderas Bay Regatta Wrap Up

Last week was our annual clinic and regatta combo in beautiful Puerto Vallarta.  Three days of J/World racing clinic with set the stage.  We hosted daily morning lectures then hit the water on our fleet of J/80s for practice on sail trim, boathandling, spinnaker work, crew communications, strategy, tactics, starting, and rules.  The breeze for […]

Our New Ride!!

Ok, we are pretty excited about this.  J/World has just added another boat to our offshore training fleet! For some twenty plus years now, we have been taking sailors from all over the world on offshore races and passages.  Our flagship, the venerable Hula Girl, is known far and wide for the experiences she has delivered to […]

2017 Banderas Bay Cinic and Regatta

So we have finished the ‘clinic’ portion of the 2017 Banderas Bay Clinic and Regatta here at J/World in Puerto Vallarta.  Conditions have been stellar.  We have been sailing all day in shorts and tee shirts, with the breeze building to around 18 into the afternoons.  We have already had lectures covering all manners of […]