LOA: 55 (16.76 m)
Beam: 288" (8.73 m)
Draft: 10 (3.05 m)
Displacement: 26,500 lb. (12,020 kg.)
Sail Area: 1,890 sq.ft.
Company: Avalon Watersports Inc.
J/Boats' new one-design sensation is lighting the sportboat scene ablaze. Quick, stiff, ramp-launchable, and priced right, the J/70 checked all the BOTY boxes as it sailed its way to the top of the judges' lists. Behold our 2013 Boat of the Year.
last year sail to La Spezia before test days for European Yacht of The Year
PYC Etchells Fleet 27 Tuesday night racing kicked off on May 14, 2013. Photo by Ann-e Blanchard
After a week of sail testing in Annapolis last fall, six new boats emerge as individual winners from Sailing World's Boat of the Year Awards testing. Here's a look at the entire fleet with highlights from the tests.View all videos »
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