Well all right now. This is feeling more like a Transpac. On Saturday morning, the wind started to steady out a bit, and it shifted around to the south. So while it felt a bit strange to be putting up a spinnaker for the first time on a port tack, we here aboard Hula Girl […]
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And we are off in the 2015 Transpac Race from LA to Hawaii! J/World’s Hula Girl got a nice start a couple of boatlengths down from the committee boat, with a wide lane and good speed. The beat to Catalina Island was pretty much normal, although maybe a bit lighter than usual. We had a […]
J World’s Hula Girl is prepping for our start in the 2015 Transpac race tomorrow! We’ll be posting reports and updates from the boat, so stay tuned! Wayne Zittel and the J World Team
So just last month we were excited to announce our elite J/70 Clinics that we’ll be running in August and September in San Diego. In addition to our J/World Team, we’ll have Willem Van Waay coaching. We described him as a J/70 expert, second in the Worlds in 2014 and many, many wins under his […]
Hello All – Just a quick note to let you all know that the dates have been set for our 2015 Offshore Yacht Racing Seminar: October 1-7, 2015. This is an advanced seven day offshore racing course which includes three days of training in San Francisco, then a 500 mile offshore passage in race mode from […]
Hey Friends of J/World – Spread the word: our San Francisco Bay location is hiring qualified instructors/coaches. Full and part time opportunities to come join the elite team at J/World. Please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com for consideration.
Racing weeks at J World are a fantastic way to advance your racing skills and get ready to be more competitive in your local fleet. These five day programs cover a tremendous amount of information, from sail trim and boathandling to strategy and tactics. We just finished up another great week at our Puerto Vallarta […]
Ed. Note: Ok, it’s been entirely my fault that this post lingered for a month. Patrick reported on the great time had by all, but yours truly has been otherwise distracted and let it slip through the cracks. Sorry, everyone. A huge thank you to coaches Patrick and Debby for a great week! FYI, if this […]
2015 Newport to Cabo Race Wrap Up Last week, team J World participated in the Newport to Cabo Race aboard our turboed 50 footer Hula Girl, with a crew comprised of three coaches and six clients. We stated off close hauled, working south and away from the coast, with breezes generally light and variable. In the […]
Well it’s a bit overdue, but I am finally getting around to posting the 2015 Sint Maarten Heineken Regatta wrap up. I am happy to report the J/World West Coast won our division with an undefeated record! That’s four races, and four bullets. We had an absolutely fantastic team who took control in the strong […]
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