Descriptif : The J/80, sailboat which has been drawn to be the perfect familial dayboat, is still achieving a great success. Over time and thanks to its simplicity, its strength and its performances, the 8 meters one-design sailboat has become a worldwide reference.
~Nowadays, each international event brings together more than 100 boats; even if this owner class level keep getting higher, the event remains user-friendly without neglecting the sports side of it. That's why it's not unusual to meet during an event offshore professional racers or internationally famous Olympic racers.
~This model is also very interesting for sailing school: they can teach sailing with a funny spirit while improving the sports side.
~Many owners carry on using the J80 according to its first vocation: the dayboat. They can easily navigate with their family and enjoy every attribute of this first rate unit.
~Overall length 8.50 m
~Hull length 8.00 m
~Maximum Beam 2.49 m
~Draft 1.50 m
~Upwind sailing area 34.50 mē
~Asymetric spinnaker area 65 mē
~Displacement 1450 kg