NEW J/80 Winter Tour 2012 & J/Fest Winter Circuit

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NEW J/80 Winter Tour 2012 & J/Fest Winter Circuit

NEW! J/80 Winter Tour 2012!

(Miami, FL)- The J/80 Class in America has organized a Winter Tour 2012 for
those J/80 owners that wish to take advantage of all the free Florida sunshine
that’s unencumbered by any winter blast from up North!  This series will
feature three race weekends spread out over a month and a half all taking place
on Biscayne Bay, Florida.  The races will include the following venues:

– Jan 15-25- J/80 Midwinters- Key West, FL-
– Feb 11-12- “Valentines Cup”- Miami, FL- hosted by the US Sailing Center in
– Mar 8-10- Bacardi Miami Sailing Week-
– Mar 24-25- “Biscayne Cup”- Miami, FL-

The J/80 competitors will be able to arrange mast-up storage at either the US
Sailing Center or the Shake-A-Leg Sailing Center. Details will be posted as
they become available at

NEW! J/Fest Winter Circuit

(Ft Lauderdale, FL)- Great news for J/Sailors worldwide!  A “J/Fest
Winter Circuit” has been developed for Winter 2012 in Florida that
encompasses J/111s, J/105s, J/109s and larger J’s (J/120s, J/122s, J/124s,
J/44s).  To that end, a regatta schedule for “big boat” J sailors
that includes sailing once per month all winter includes the following dates
and events:

1. Lauderdale- Key West- Jan 12-13-

2. Quantum Key West Race Week- Jan 15-20-

3. J/Fest Ft Lauderdale- Feb 18-19- President’s Day-

4. J/Fest Ft Lauderdale- Mar 16-18- St Patrick’s Day-

5. Charleston Race Week- Apr 19-22-

For more information on the J/Fest Winter Circuit including “all-in
budgets and costs”, including a concierge service to facilitate logistics,
please contact J/Boats at Ph. +1-401-846-8410 or email-
Or, call your local J/Dealer for more information. Please see the complete announcement here.   Sailing
Photo credit- Onne Van der Wal


Michael James
Michael James
Michael James has been with Murray Yacht Sales since 1995 and is in the the New Orleans office.

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