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J World's Hula Girl
01/14/2019
J/105 Racing Week!
Ok, here we go again.  Last week it was cruising in Mexico.  This week, we are posting another photo-essay on ‘what it’s like’ with J/World on a racing clinic we did in San Diego last week.  Sail trim, spinnakers, strategy, tactics, rules…  what didn’t we cover?  We had a fantastic time on the water and would like to thank all the attendees for making it a a truly wonderful week!... see the full post
J World's Hula Girl
01/08/2019
Cruising Mexico – A Photo Report
Ok, this falls into our “What it’s like…” series of posts where we try to share the experience of a sailing adventure through photos and text.  This entry in the series is going to be short on text, because, well, the photos that Paul filed from the cruising course last week pretty much say it all.  This 5 day Liveaboatd Cruising Course happened at our Puerto Vallarta location aboard our Lagoon 42 Catamaran.   Two more... see the full post
Hokulani
01/01/2019
Year end update/Race video
Happy New Year everyone!  As of early December 2018 Hokulani was finally back in her Brisbane Marine slip.All the race damage has been repaired as well as some additional work that comes from racing a 20 year old boat over 2,000 miles.  Dare I say she's ready for the 2020 race?Before we sign off from the 2018 race, over the holidays I finally got a chance to pull together all the video and photos from the... see the full post
J World's Hula Girl
12/25/2018
Happy Holidays and Thank You from J/World!
Wow, what a year it was!  Thanks so much to all our supporters for a fantastic 2018.  We raced to Puerto Vallarta, Bermuda, Hawaii, and along the California Coast.  We cruised to Baja, Cabo, Hawaii, the Channel Islands, and Newport RI.  We rounded innumerable buoys, dropped thousands of feet of anchor rode (and had to pull it all back up!), all while introducing hundreds of sailors to the sport we love!

Thank you all, and we hope to see you again (or for the first time) in 2019!
Wayne Zittel & the J/World Team
 
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Prospector
12/23/2018
Sydney to Hobart: 2 Days Out
It’s Christmas eve here in Australia and Santa’s Silver Sleigh, the mighty Prospector, is ready to go. We have had three good days of practice and now are enjoying a little holiday time with our families. Matt Baldwin is working his usual magic in the kitchen and the facilities at the Balmain Rowing Club, which is serving as our private dining club, have been terrific.The start will be an epic spectacle. The Great Race is a big deal in Australia. We will be on the northern start line with all of the glamour boats, a fleet of 14 that include five 100 footers, eight 60-70 footers and one 50 footer. The coast will be... see the full post
Prospector
12/20/2018
Sydney to Hobart
December 26, 2018 brings the next chapter in Prospector adventures when the silver canoe crosses the start for the Sydney to Hobart race.  Australia’s Great Race is 628NM long down the southeastern coast of New South Wales, across the Bass Straight and ultimately up the Derwent River to the finish at Constitution Dock in Hobart.  The race renowned for challenging, changeable conditions across a tough patch of water.  It can be either a downwind or an upwind race, though typically it is downwind with a shift to upwind as the fleet crosses the Bass Strait and approaches Tasmania.  To cap it off, the... see the full post
SIX BROTHERS
12/09/2018
Waiting for the right gybe angle (MAR2017)
Waiting for the right gybe angle (MAR2017)

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SIX BROTHERS
11/29/2018
Fun sailing and fast ride on SF Bay (summer 2017 - GDS photo credit)
Fun sailing and fast ride on SF Bay (summer 2017 - GDS photo credit)

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SIX BROTHERS
11/18/2018
6Bros Archive: Winning 2014 AYC Spring Series (GDS photo credit)
6Bros Archive: Winning 2014 AYC Spring Series (GDS photo credit)

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Blue Moon
11/14/2018
Jannel and Dillon Preparing Samples for Smithsonian #bluemoon #sailing #greatpacificgarbagepatch...
Jannel and Dillon Preparing Samples for Smithsonian #bluemoon #sailing #greatpacificgarbagepatch #sos #saveourseas #endplasticpollution #environment #saveouroceans #oceanconservation #consciousliving #beachcleanup #makeachange #stopoverconsumption #fishlessoceans #gpgp #plasticfree #california #hawaii #savetheplanet #zerowaste #togetherwecan #recycle #reuse #reduce #gogreen #motherearth #greentechnology #ecocleaning #oceancleanup #wakeupworld

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Blue Moon
11/14/2018
Female crab with eggs taken from Coca-Cola crate in Great Pacific Garbage Patch #bluemoon #sailing...
Female crab with eggs taken from Coca-Cola crate in Great Pacific Garbage Patch #bluemoon #sailing #greatpacificgarbagepatch #sos #saveourseas #endplasticpollution #environment #saveouroceans #oceanconservation #consciousliving #beachcleanup #makeachange #stopoverconsumption #fishlessoceans #gpgp #plasticfree #california #hawaii #savetheplanet #zerowaste #togetherwecan #recycle #reuse #reduce #gogreen #motherearth #greentechnology #ecocleaning #oceancleanup #wakeupworld

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Blue Moon
11/14/2018
Coca-Cola crate in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch #bluemoon #sailing #greatpacificgarbagepatch #sos...
Coca-Cola crate in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch #bluemoon #sailing #greatpacificgarbagepatch #sos #saveourseas #endplasticpollution #environment #saveouroceans #oceanconservation #consciousliving #beachcleanup #makeachange #stopoverconsumption #fishlessoceans #gpgp #plasticfree #california #hawaii #savetheplanet #zerowaste #togetherwecan #recycle #reuse #reduce #gogreen #motherearth #greentechnology #ecocleaning #oceancleanup #wakeupworld

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The Pork Chop Express
11/11/2018
Nothing like

Nothing like fresh clean NorCal air for the Berkeley Midwinter singlehanded series!
SIX BROTHERS
11/11/2018
Going fast to Hawaii in slo-mo...
Going fast to Hawaii in slo-mo...

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SIX BROTHERS
11/04/2018
Who are the Six Brothers? (Carter, Colin, Christian, Cooper, William, and Spencer!!!)
Who are the Six Brothers? (Carter, Colin, Christian, Cooper, William, and Spencer!!!)

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Blue Moon
11/01/2018
Capt. Russ sailing to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch #bluemoon #sailing #greatpacificgarbagepatch...
Capt. Russ sailing to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch #bluemoon #sailing #greatpacificgarbagepatch #sos #saveourseas #endplasticpollution #environment #saveouroceans #oceanconservation #consciousliving #beachcleanup #makeachange #stopoverconsumption #fishlessoceans #gpgp #plasticfree #california #hawaii #savetheplanet #zerowaste #togetherwecan #recycle #reuse #reduce #gogreen #motherearth #greentechnology #ecocleaning #oceancleanup #wakeupworld

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SIX BROTHERS
10/29/2018
Farewell to SIX BROTHERS. Six great seasons of racing on both coasts has come to an end. A big thank...
Farewell to SIX BROTHERS. Six great seasons of racing on both coasts has come to an end. A big thank you to our crew!

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