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Transpac is Back!

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 […]

Transpac 2015!

  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

Super Cool…. J/70 World Champions!

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 […]

2015 Offshore Yacht Racing Seminar

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 […]

J/World San Francisco is Hiring!

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 info@sailing-jworld.com for consideration.    

J/World Racing Week Report

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 […]

2015 Banderas Bay Clinic & Regatta Wrap Up

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 […]

Torn and frayed… but oh so happy!

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 […]