There are currently 1,500 J/80s sailing in 30 fleets in 12 countries, with large J/80 fleets existing in North America, Europe and China. The J/80 Class and its builders have provided J/80s for women’s and men’s regattas for over 15 years. The J/80 has been used actively in match racing as well; including the BMW Berlin Match Race in Berlin, Germany; the World Match Race Sailing Association event in Le Havre, France; and the China Cup Match Race in Xiamen, China. If you're looking for a great class to get involved in, look no further than the International J/80. Go to the International J/80 Class website for more info.
J/80 Class Association Highlights include:
Established in 1995 and granted ISAF International Status in 1998.
Two-Time Winner of US Sailing’s “One-Design Class of the Year".
13 World Championships held since 1998 on three continents.
Actively Maintained Class Website: www.j80.org
J/80 Sails & Tuning Guides:
Class Association Link:
International J/80 Class Association
J/80 Parts & Accessories: