10th – 14th July
By Louay Habib
Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, in conjunction with the UK J/80 Class Association.
The 16th edition of the J/80 World Championship, is proudly hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. 47 teams from Australia, France, Great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Spain will be competing. 14 races are scheduled to take place in The Solent, providing four days of top class racing for a truly world class fleet. Continue reading
Following feedback from owners the race programme has been boosted to 1 practice race followed by 14 championship races!! 1 discard will apply after 5 races. Buoyancy aids can now be a minimum of 50N. Continue reading
The Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble will host the 2017 J/80 Nationals from 16th-18th June, and entry for the event is now open. This is likely to be a hugely popular event, as it comes less than four weeks before the J/80 Worlds – also hosted by the Royal Southern – and two months before Cowes Week. So it’s an ideal opportunity to hone your skills and gain valuable race winning experience on the Solent. Continue reading
The Royal Southern Yacht Club (RSrnYC) is delighted to announce that online entry for the J/80 World Championships in 2017 is now open! The Championships are open to the Members of the J/80 Class as defined by the J/80 Class Rule (C3.3) and entries will only be accepted via the event website: http://www.j80worlds2017.com. The closing time and date for entries is 23:59 on Friday 12th May 2017. Continue reading
Hosted jointly by the enthusiastic Lymington J/80 fleet, the Royal Lymington Yacht Club and supported by the Lymington Town Sailing Club, this year’s J/80 Nationals could be summed up by misquoting the most famous Briton… Never was so much packed into so little (time) by so few (organisers). Continue reading