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.
Gulf of Maine Racing Assoication first race of the season, SailMaine Shakedown Regatta, kicked off on Saturday, June 8. "Sugar Sugar" leads the pack at the the start of the first race. Photo by Ann-e Blanchard Results: http://sailmaine.org/shakedown/Sailwave%20results%20for%20SailMaine%20Shakedown%20Regatta%20at%20SailMaine%202013.pdf SailMaine information: http://sailmaine.org/home.html
The Crew of Xcinquemila
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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