Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, in conjunction with the UK J/80 Class Association, 19 teams from three different countries will be competing in the Solent. Three days of intense competition will decide the national champion. The forthcoming J/80 World Championship, also hosted by the Royal Southern YC, has attracted a high class fleet for the J/80 Nationals. 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
Monday 10th – Friday 14th July 2017
Hamble, Hampshire, UK
The Royal Southern Yacht Club (RSrnYC) is delighted to be hosting next year’s J/80 Class World Championships, with racing from Monday 10th to Friday 14th July.
There are only 8 days to go until the J/80 Nationals at RLymYC which start on Saturday 27th August. With 23 boats entered so far and more expected this is looking like it will be a spectacular event. Entries will be accepted until 9am on Saturday 27th August.
The Royal Lymington Yacht Club is pleased to welcome even more sponsorship for the J/80 UK National Championship being held 27-29 August. Skyscanner have generously agreed to support the main social events, Amis Productions will provide aerial and rib-based video coverage of the races and Helly Hansen will be providing very generous Goody Bag kit and Prizes.
Dear J/80 Owners,
The annual Round the Island Race is on Saturday 2nd July. Thankfully, the start is later than usual, so competitors can get out of bed at a more civilised hour! For those entered or considering it, there’s some important news about safety regs for J/80s……
The Royal Lymington Yacht Club is delighted to announce that Berthon, North Sails, Lymington Yacht Charters, Seahorse magazine and Nick Cox Chandlers have very kindly agreed to support the J/80 Nationals which are to be held from Saturday 27th to Monday 29th August in Lymington.