As sailors, we cope with a lot of maintenance issues on the boats that we sail and race. Since there are so many moving parts and gear, the upkeep can get exhausting, and most of all, expensive! The relentless wind, sun and salt will eventually disintegrate our sails and covers, regardless of our protective measures. […]
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Did you see the pic and say it? Did you stop and think, “I need to get on the water”? Was your next thought, “I want to have an excellent season and sail better than ever!”? If that is you then we want to hear from you. Our courses are underway for the season on […]
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We love this video from Quantum Racing. J/70 Practice at Charleston Race Week. Makes us want to race. You too? Click Contact Us or choose Contact from the menu bar above and we will find you a spot! Thanks for sharing Quantum! J/70 – Charleston Race Week #j70 #quantumsails #chucktown #charleston #sailing #sailboat #onedesign A post shared by […]
You’re sitting in front of your computer, dreaming of being on the water or considering your sailing goals and how you will get there. Your calendar is open and the heavens open up, angels sing and you see it; free time. Now all you need to find is that course or event that fits. There […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]