2016 South Australian States

Last year the ‘King of Smile’ Clinton Hood from Cronulla came and took away the SA Sate title (well he had some help from Dougie Watson’s boat), this year looks like a warm up for the VIC Titles as a solid 4 or 5 boats look like making the trip across the little desert (there […]

The Substance Changes in the New 2016 Class Rules

These are the changes that were voted in at the World Council Meeting of 2014 in Germany:

C.2.2(c) Hiking

C.5.1(b)(1) Outboard engine

C.7.2(a)(9) Compass

C.7.2(a)(7) Companionway hatch

C.7.3(a)(4) Electronic devices

C.7.3(a)(11) Elastic (shock) cord


F.6.3(b)(1) Forestay rigging screw

For the full details on these rules, go to the Rules Page

Botany Bay Multi Class Regatta 25-28 March 2016

Botany Bay Multi Class Easter Regatta 2016 26 to 28 March 2016

EARLY BIRD RATE EXTENDED TO 11 MARCH!! If you race a J24, there is a dedicated division for you to race one design over the 2016 Easter long weekend on the pristine waters of Botany Bay. Entries open, see the Notice of Race […]

2016 J24 World Championships – Wakayama, Japan (Don’t miss out)

The J24 elite will converge on Japan in September this year for the 2016 World Championships. Wakayama is a seaside town near Osaka and in September the weather is perfect for yacht racing, with average temperatures at 25 degrees and winds generally in the 8 -10 knot range. The Japanese are very friendly and […]

J24 2016 Measurement Update

Just in case you missed the Nationals AGM, longtime J24 measurement guru Peter Stevens and recently awarded J24 Life Member, has a modified role and is now our class records and technical officer. We must thank Peter for his continued support of the class, much of his hard work goes unnoticed!

In 2016 we are […]

Discover…Wyndham Harbour!!

Lets fill the harbour with Js

The J24 Victorian association is doing some late editing to the events calendar of 2016. Given that we’ll all turn up to the opening of an envelope, it seems very wrong that we miss the opening of a new marina on Port Phillip! So on the weekend of […]

J Girls excel at the 2016 Women in Sailing Regatta.


Team Bruschetta in action at the top mark

Despite there being only one J 24 entered at the 2016 Women in sailing regatta, our girls took out the major placings. On a perfect day for racing on Port Phillip Bay Melbourne, 18 boats varying from 50 feet down to the smallest boat a […]