Welcome to the 2014 J/80 World Championships

Eastport Yacht Club, on behalf of J/80 Fleet 10 and the J/80 Class Association, invites you to Annapolis and the beautiful Chesapeake Bay to compete in the 2014 World Championship regatta, September 28 through October 4, 2014! Top notch Race Committee led by Principal Race Officer Sharon Hadsell,NRO (USA), a representative International Jury with Charlotte […]


Worlds Measurement – more details released

The Measurement team will be weighing a number of boats soon, so the lead up has started! The J80 class has issued a technical advisory that covers non-standard equipment that has been showing up at various regattas around the world.  Please take some time and read up on this, so that you do not get […]


Notice of Race Amendment #1

Amendment #1 to the Notice of Race has been posted.  The amendment is just a technical one – it fixed the racing dates of the regatta.  The correct dates are: Sunday, September 28 – Practice Race Monday, September 29 – Racing Tuesday, September 30 – Racing Wednesday, October 1 – Racing Thursday, October 2 – Lay Day […]


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Formal Logo Revealed!

It is now time to reveal our official 2014 J/80 World Championship logo.  The fun logo we’ve been sporting all along, will pop up every now and again.  It’s been a great placeholder, and the merchandise with it, are now collectors items!  Many thanks to Eastport Yacht Club’s Merf Moerschel for creating the fun logo.  […]


First Measurement Weekend Scheduled!

After working out the mechanics with the J/80 class, the 2014 J/80 World Championship Committee is announcing the first Measurement Weekend, July 12 & 13. The worlds committee’s measurement team, overseen by a certified J/80 class measurer, will be weighing boats and doing hull and keel checks.  The weights will be certified and the boat […]


Just two weeks remain to get discounted registration!

Just a friendly reminder – we are down to just two weeks left in the discounted registration period.  Register and pay the entry fee before June 1st, and save $100! June 1st and after, the fee goes up to $850.


Joining forces with Sailors for the Sea

On behalf of EYC the J/80 2014 Worlds Committee has pledged to become a Clean Regatta through the Sailors for the Sea’s Ocean Conservation program. We are excited to step up to help conserve the waterways that our sport is dependent upon.  Minimizing printed materials, stocking “green” supplies and non-toxic cleaning products, using refillable water […]


Welcome from the Measurement Team

The measurement team for the Worlds is rapidly getting ramped up.  We are working with the class measurer, and have set up the ability to pre-measure boats and sails.  Now, the pre-measurement won’t get you out of the gear inspection and some other inspection, but it will get you out of the laborious task of […]